Diagnose, treat, or research diseases and injuries of animals. Includes veterinarians who conduct research and development, inspect livestock, or care for pets and companion animals.

Key Competencies * Integrity * Dependability * Attention to Detail * Stress Tolerance * Concern for Others * Self Control * Initiative * Cooperation * Persistence * Adaptability/Flexibility

Representative Tasks * Examine animals to detect and determine the nature of diseases or injuries. * Treat sick or injured animals by prescribing medication, setting bones, dressing wounds, or performing surgery. * Collect body tissue, feces, blood, urine, or other body fluids for examination and analysis.


Professional Scientific & Technical Services,

Job Family Healthcare Practitioners and Technical

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