Associate Veterinarian, Equine Vet (Equine Veterinarian), Veterinarian (VET), Veterinary Medicine Doctor (DVM)
see titles from the Army.
Field Veterinary Service; Senior Veterinarian (Immaterial); Veterinary Biomedical Scientist; Veterinary Clinical Medicine; Veterinary Laboratory Animal Medicine; Veterinary Pathology; Veterinary Preventive Medicine
What they do:
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.
On the job, you would:
- 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.
Math and Science
- arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
- customer service
Arts and Humanities
- using scientific rules and strategies to solve problems
- reading work related information
- noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
People and Technology Systems
- thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one
- communicate by speaking
- listen and understand what people say
Ideas and Logic
- make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
- notice when problems happen
Hand and Finger Use
- keep your arm or hand steady
- put together small parts with your fingers
- pay attention to something without being distracted
People interested in this work like activities that include ideas, thinking, and figuring things out.
They do well at jobs that need:
- Attention to Detail
- Stress Tolerance
- Concern for Others
- Self Control
You might use software like this on the job:
- American Data Systems PAWS Veterinary Practice Management
- InformaVet ALIS-VET
Data base user interface and query software
- IDEXX Laboratories IDEXX VPM
- Microsoft Access