Veterinarian

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • Applications have closed

Website Africa Personnel Services

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At Africa Personnel Services, our people are the most important resource. We pride ourselves in the quality of our employees and ensure employees condone all our values. Our international business is built on sound Human Capital principles, while offering all our clients the highest levels of loyalty, integrity, and respect. Since 1996, we have been facilitating livelihoods for thousands of people across Africa and beyond.

We are looking to recruit a Veterinarian for our client provide essential medical services to a variety of animals on a farm.

Your day-to-day as a Vet includes performing surgeries on injured animals, treating wounds, spraying, and neutering animals and prescribing medicine. If you love being around animals and are committed to offering them the best possible healthcare, we’d like to meet you.

Responsibilities

  • Examine animals and check their health status.
  • Diagnose illnesses and determine the best treatment.
  • Dress wounds of injured animals
  • Vaccinate animals to prevent diseases.
  • Prescribe medication.
  • Advise on nutrition, preventive healthcare, and general care.
  • Conduct home visits occasionally, in case of emergency.
  • Educate the public about diseases and infections that are transferable from animals to humans.
  • Record actions by documenting and updating forms, reports, animal records and reporting diseases to public health officials.
  • Ensure compliance with veterinary procedures, ethics, policies, and relevant statutes.
  • Operate diagnostic equipment like ultrasound and radiography machines and interpret the resulting images.
  • Euthanize animals in situations they see fit such as in the case of a terminal illness

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree
  • Work experience of at least 5 years as a Veterinarian, Veterinary Technician or Veterinarian Assistant
  • Experience conducting various types of surgeries, vaccinations, and health checks on animals.
  • Knowledge of medical equipment (e.g. X-ray machines) and anaesthesia procedures
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to explain medical terms and conditions using simple language.
  • Availability to take evening or weekend shifts in cases of emergency.
  • Patience and a love for animals

KINDLY NOTE THE FOLLOWING.

  • ALL CVs shared must be in PDF FORMAT and the position being applied for must be clearly indicated in the subject line of your email.
  • Attach at least 3 traceable references.
  • Valid email addresses of references must be included on the reference list.
  • Your Full names should be the Tile of your CV.
  • DO NOT share your certificates at this time.

Any applications that do not follow the above instructions will not be considered.


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