Veterinarian Technician Courtney Ross 4/27/2011 Hour 4 Career Technology
Veterinarian Technician is a person who feeds the animals, and gives them water. Check them out for any injuries or illness not noticed before. Cleans all the cages and disinfect all of them to keep all animals healthy. They sterilize the surgical equipment for surgeries. Provide routine postoperative care. They care for all animals even nonfarm animals.
What got me interested to be a Veterinarian Technician was the fact that I love animals and I don’t like them being sick or injured. I want to help them with anything I possible can to make them feel better. Its like nurses for babies and adults and children. I want to be out there helping every animal I can. I will never get sick of this job.
I would research that education in this career field, and how many years it will take for me to be at the top to where I would like to be. I would also look up the opportunity to more jobs that will excel me into a more higher class in that field.
Nature of Work
Clean and sterilize all the animals cages to prevent further infections and illnesses.
Check all animals for infections, injuries, illnesses, and make them feel comfortable.
Feed, water and examine the animals.
Sterilize ALL surgical equipment used during operations.
Prepare samples for laboratory examination under the supervision of veterinary or laboratory animal technologists
Assists the doctors during surgeries.
Vaccinating animals and x-raying animals to sterilizing instruments and cleaning cages.
Working Conditions Both Physical and Mental. Indoor. Working in the Lab with the actual Veterinarians. Helping out, Organization. 24 hours a day, 40 hours a week, Some 50 hours a week. Clean, Organized, Loud, Busy, Could be dangerous, or unpleasant,
Training, Qualifications, Advancement
Associates degree which is 2 years in college. You can go for your Bachelors
Baker College of Clinton Township, in the Fall of September 26,2011. A full time student and finish my work needed in that 2 years.
Job Outlook / Employment
The employment rate 75,200 which was back in 2004.
It is rising at a much faster rate than average.
I would like to stay here in Michigan only because I’m a family person and love being around my family
Median hourly earnings of veterinary technologists and technicians were $12.88.
The middle 50 percent earned between $10.44 and $15.77.
The bottom 10 percent earned less than $8.79, and
The top 10 percent earned more than $18.68.
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My feelings about being a Veterinarian Technician is that I am very excited to start college even though I know I wont be doing anything till my second year of college. But I’m just so stoked to help animals and make them feel better and just being around them puts a smile on my face. Animals are my life, I would do anything to keep them out of danger and keep them healthy. I’m looking forward to learning how to put animals under Anesthesia before a surgery, getting all the equipment ready for the surgery, I would be wrapping up injured paws or legs. I’m looking forward to my future of being a Vet Technician.
Works Cited http://www.topveterinarytechnicianschools.com/how-long-does-it-take-to-become-a-veterinary-technician.html http://www.bls.gov/oco/oco20055.htm#31-9096 http://www.allthingspolitical.org/careers/probation_officer_earnings.htm http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos183.htm http://www.1866attorney.com/faq/criminal-attorney-responsibilities.html http://www.ehow.com/about_5043204_average-salary-criminal-lawyers.html http://www.ehow.com/about_5434537_roles-responsibilities-probation-officer.html