|Profession||Skills Required||Duties Performed|
- Installation: Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications.
- Reading Comprehension: Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
- Negotiation: Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.
- Administer anesthetics during surgery and monitor the effects on animals.
- Dust, spray, or bathe animals to control insect pests.
- Perform office reception duties such as scheduling appointments and helping customers.
- Complex Problem Solving: Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
- 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.
- Learning Strategies: Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
- Examine animals to detect and determine the nature of diseases or injuries.
- Inoculate animals against various diseases such as rabies and distemper.
- Determine the effects of drug therapies, antibiotics, or new surgical techniques by testing them on animals.
- Instructing: Teaching others how to do something.
- Programming: Writing computer programs for various purposes.
- Operation and Control: Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
- Perform laboratory tests on blood, urine, and feces, such as urinalyses and blood counts, to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of animal health problems.
- Provide veterinarians with the correct equipment and instruments, as needed.
- Administer emergency first aid, such as performing emergency resuscitation or other life saving procedures.