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    This position is located at the MCAS Iwakuni Veterinary Treatment Facility
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    Responsibilities

    • May assist veterinarian to prepare for and during surgical procedures, to include preparing surgery packs, scalpel blades, and suture material, monitoring a patient using an anesthetic machine.
    • May serve as scrubbed surgical assistant.
    • Continuously informs medical staff of the changes in general condition of patient during surgical procedures.
    • Prepares and administers vaccinations, oral and topical medications to patient as prescribed by the veterinarian.
    • Prepares and dispenses prescription medication according to veterinarian instructions.
    • Applies knowledge of common topics to assist clients in solving common husbandry problems.
    • Applies knowledge of preventive care, disease prevention, lifestyle risks, and veterinary care to provide individualized wellness counseling to clients.
    • Assist the facility in obtaining local credentialing for surgical, anesthetic, dental, and diagnostic procedures as required by the patient load and manning of the clinic.
    • May provide training to lower level staff.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

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