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- Coordination: Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
- Troubleshooting: Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
- Social Perceptiveness: Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
- Give enemas and perform catheterizations, ear flushes, intravenous feedings, and gavages.
- Prepare and administer medications, vaccines, serums, and treatments, as prescribed by veterinarians.
- Perform a variety of office, clerical, and accounting duties, such as reception, billing, bookkeeping, or selling products.
- Active Listening: Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
- Time Management: Managing one's own time and the time of others.
- Systems Analysis: Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.
- Prepare examination or treatment rooms by stocking them with appropriate supplies.
- Dust, spray, or bathe animals to control insect pests.
- Educate and advise clients on animal health care, nutrition, and behavior problems.
- Critical Thinking: Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
- Active Learning: Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
- Operation and Control: Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
- Attend lectures, conferences, and continuing education courses.
- Plan and execute animal nutrition and reproduction programs.
- Inoculate animals against various diseases such as rabies and distemper.