Jobs in Animal Health Technology and Vet Medical Assistant

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Animal Health Technologist & Warehouse Rep - Deadline - until suitable applicant found
Position: Animal Health Technologist & Warehouse Representative

Company: Southern Alberta Veterinary Services Ltd. & Feedlot Health Management Services Ltd.
Location: Okotoks, Alberta, Canada
Website(s): www.savsl.com

Are you an individual who enjoys variety with physically demanding work in an indoor and outdoor setting? Southern Alberta Veterinary Services Ltd. (SAVS) & Feedlot Health Management Services Ltd. is looking to hire a RVT or soon to be registered Animal Health Technologist who will fill a customer service and warehouse representative role.

Southern Alberta Veterinary Services Ltd. (SAVS) was put in to operation in July of 2008. SAVS purpose is to provide an efficient delivery model for feedlot pharmaceuticals by working collectively with SAVS partner clinics and complimenting their current service model.

Responsibilities:
Customer Service and Warehouse responsibilities would include;
•Pick, pack, ship, dispense and invoice all client orders while following the standard operating procedures.
•Respond to questions and concerns from SAVS customers.

Requirements:
The skills, knowledge and experience essential for success in this position include:
•Veterinary Technologist or Animal Health Technologist Diploma.
•Experience with customer service.
•Attention to detail.
•Excellent computer skills.
•Enjoy working in a physically demanding position.
•Basic understanding of feedlot production or the cattle industry.

SAVS will provide training and a full benefits package. Hours of work are generally 8:30am – 5:00pm, Monday to Friday; but flexibility is required to meet daily workload.

This is a full-time, term position.

If you are interested in this career opportunity, please send your resume, along with a covering letter, via fax (403) 938 – 5175 or e-mail to careers@feedlothealth.com Attention: Laura Hoskins, HR Manager.


Surgery RVT - Deadline - until suitable applicant found
Vets To Go is one of Canada’s fastest growing companies. We are looking for a part time Surgery RVT in Calgary. Working in our clinic has the best of both worlds dealing with pet owners and patients, without the hustle and management of a walk in clinic. Some responsibilities include, but are not limited to, overseeing surgical duties, preparing estimates, anesthetic monitoring, surgical discharges and call backs.

To be successful, you’ll need a combination of fantastic organizational and time management skills, coupled with a focus on detail and passion for excellence. As a licensed RVT, you should be flexible and friendly, and be able to manage a wide range of tasks and details.

We offer a very competitive and attractive total compensation package, and you also are eligible for the various added fringe benefits and extras we offer. Compensation is based on experience, skills, flexibility and ability to self-manage. You’re rewarded for achieving high client satisfaction levels and efficiency as part of the team.

To become the newest member of our Vets To Go family, please submit a cover letter and resume in strict confidence to joinus@vetstogo.com



Vet Tech - Deadline - until suitable candidate found
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Welcome to Pandosy Village Veterinary Hospital, our small animal practice in the trendy Pandosy Village district of Kelowna, BC. Our three year old is located three blocks from the beach, close to coffee shops and yoga studios. In our warm brick building, we are completely digital, with state of the art medical equipment and a high end retail pet store.

Our practice is a general neighbourhood clinic, with focuses on dentistry, nutrition, acupuncture, chiropractic care and a range of conventional and holistic modalities. We've grown from 2 to 8 employees in 2 years, with a nonhierarchy structure and a lot of employee empowerment. We are known for our high-touch client service, friendly laid-back attitude, open minds and community involvement.

You are a veterinary or animal health technician who enjoys working with clients as much as with their pets. Your sunny disposition, sense of humour and quick wits are backed up by sharp technical skills. You can be depended on in the surgical suite, at the dental table and in the lab. Interests in nutrition and alternative medicine are major assets.

New grads welcome. As we continue to grow rapidly, we are looking for both full and part-time technicians.

We are a family business, focused on a high quality of life for our employees, patients, and ourselves. We will offer health benefits, an alternative transportation allowance, two weeks paid vacation, a reasonable schedule, above average wages and all long weekends off. We are an equal opportunity employer, and believe that diversity adds value to our business.

Please apply with a resume and a cover letter that tells us about your personality and passions: info@pandosyvet.com
Pandosy Village Veterinary Hospital Virtual tour: PandosyVet.com

AHT or VMA - Deadline - until suitable applicant found

Company:Bow Valley Veterinary Clinic
Application Deadline:

Job Location:Small animal clinic located in Brooks Alberta
Position Type:Full-time

Contact Information:
Name:Dr. Candy Stables
Address:Box 1239, Brooks, Alberta T1R1C1
Ph:1-403-362-5114
Email:candy@bowvalleyvet.ca

Job Description:
We are looking for a full time motivated RVT to join our practice at Bow Valley Veterinary Clinic in Brooks, AB. We have a beautiful 9600 sq ft hospital. The practice is predominantly companion animal with the potential for some large animal duties. We require someone who is resourceful, a team player, and values client and patient care. We have a great team who are friendly and outgoing. Salary is dependent on experience. We also have an extensive benefit package.

Job Start Date:ASAP

Application Requirements: Resume, Cover Letter and References
How to Apply: In person, Email, Fax, or Mail

Registered Veterinary Technician - Deadline - until suitable candidate found
Registered Veterinary Technician

Company:City Veterinary Hospital
Application Deadline:
(Students from the Current or future holder of a AHT Diploma are encouraged to apply)

Job Location:Medicine Hat, Alberta
Position Type:Full-time

Contact Information:
Name:Bojan Balic - Operations Manager
Address:4-840 Kingsway Avenue S.E, Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A8G5
Ph:4035292525
Email:managercityvet@shaw.ca

Job Description:
Assisting the Veterinarian in surgery, anesthetic monitoring, radiology, laboratory work, and dentistry.

Help doctor administer anesthetics using aseptic technique, prepare patients for surgery; monitor patients during surgery and recovery; assist in surgery; administer fluids; perform support therapy to patients in surgery and post-op; remove and ready next patient.

Perform clinical laboratory procedures such as fecal flotation exams, heartworm checks, skin scrapings, urinalysis, fungal cultures, draw blood for laboratory analysis.

Demonstrate proficient technical skills, strong client relations skills, a solid work ethic and a willingness to learn in order to add value as an integral part of our quality care team.

Responsible for assisting with restraining animals, medication dispensing, clinic cleanliness, equipment maintenance, inventory control, and client education.

Complete OSHA and radiology training yearly.

Job Qualifications:
Must hold current license as a veterinary technician in Alberta

Hours:We are open Monday to Friday, 8 am to 6 pm and Saturday's 8 am to 2 pm
Job Start Date:Immediately

Application Requirements: Resume, Cover Letter and References
How to Apply: Email

Registered Vet Tech - Deadline -
VCA Canada’s Calgary Animal Referral and Emergency (C.A.R.E.) Centre is currently recruiting a Registered Veterinary Technologist to join our team.
 
This is an exceptional opportunity for a motivated technician to expand their knowledge and practice very high quality medicine with board certified Emergency and Critical Care Specialists.
The C.A.R.E. Centre is also much more than an emergency clinic. We are a fully functioning referral hospital, with board certified specialists in a wide range of referral services including: internal medicine, surgery, radiology, oncology, ophthalmology, neurology, cardiology, dermatology and dentistry/oral surgery. The C.A.R.E Centre is committed to supporting pet owners and the veterinary community by providing the highest level of animal emergency and referral care. Our AHTs have extensive exposure and involvement in patient care for specialty patients, providing a rich variety of cases. The philosophy of the C.A.R.E. Centre is to provide exceptional patient care in a progressive and cooperative teaching environment.
The successful candidate will have a positive attitude, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and a strong desire to provide exceptional client experience. The schedule provides great balance, and rotates monthly between days and overnights (including an overnight premium). Flexibility is an asset but we work to promote great work/life balance. Applicants must be registered and be registered with or eligible to register with AAAHT.
 
In addition to on-going training and advancement opportunities, we offer a competitive salary, medical and dental benefits, uniform allowance, pet discounts, and a generous continuing education allowance.
 
Interested in applying? Please submit a cover letter and resume to Shannon Gervais, Interim General Manager, at Shannon.Gervais@vca.com or fax: 403 692 4350.


Registered Vet Tech - Deadline - until suitable applicants found
VCA Canada Vancouver Animal Emergency & Referral Centre (VAERC) is looking for full time RVTs to join our rapidly growing Emergency and Specialty Hospital. Successful candidates should be motivated and excited about the prospect to grow their skills and knowledge in multiple areas. They will have a positive attitude, great communication and exceptional client service skills that will impress our clients! New grads are welcome to apply as we have an extensive training program with boarded technicians!

VCA Canada is committed to enabling our teams to flourish! We offer career growth opportunities, CE Allowances, access to Annual VCA conferences, and industry leading customer service training. We reward high performing team members and count on their expertise to lead key projects regionally and nationally.
 
Additionally, we offer competitive salaries, benefits package, pet discounts, uniforms, CE allowance, and if applicable, moving expenses.
 
Please send your resume to Dr. Avery Gillick at Avery.Gillick@vca.com

RVT - Deadline - until suitable applicant found
VCA Canada Tri Lake Animal Hospital & Referral Centre is looking for a full time RVT to join our team.
 
We are a very busy small animal/exotic/referral practice with board-certified specialists and veterinarians, 5 surgical suites, a full in-house lab, ultrasound, digital radiology, endoscopy and CT. We are looking for great team players who would enjoy a fast-paced environment and are passionate about making a REAL difference in the lives of our patients and clients.

If you are searching for a pet-first atmosphere, in a practice that values your contribution to our team and a generous benefits package which includes yearly CE allowance, veterinary discounts and excellent medical/dental benefits…
 
Please send your resume to our Hospital Manager, Monica Stiller, at Monica.Stiller@vca.com

To view the full length advertisement, please visit: https://careers.vcacanada.com/job/registered-veterinary-technician-7/
or call 1 250 766 3236 and we would be delighted to talk to you about the position available.


Veterinary Technician Assistants - Deadline - Mar 15/18 or until suitable applicant found
Where you’ll shine
 
VCA Canada Vancouver Animal Emergency and Referral Centre (VAERC) is looking for Veterinary Technician Assistants to join our Emergency and Specialty teams! We are a fun-loving and motivated crew of professional pet health caregivers!

What makes you a Superstar
You’re someone who is passionate about animals and welcomes the opportunity to comfort the next pet patient! You take pride knowing that you make a difference in easing their stress. You enjoy caring for your pet patients with an energetic attitude. You make sure patient housing is cleanly maintained at all times to ensure their safety and comfort. You willingly lend a hand to assist team members wherever needed. You are able to juggle multiple tasks while maintaining a calm demeanor. Making the client feel important comes second nature to you.

The Stage
VCA Canada is the largest network of companion animal hospitals, devoted to caring for life’s greatest companions by providing compassionate care for pets. Our team of over 2,500 people operate specialty-referral, primary care, alternative therapy and emergency hospitals and are committed to providing superior patient care and client experience. At our core are our people – people we think of as family.

Why perform with us
VAERC is a state of the art facility that you will be proud to say “I work there”. We believe in developing the skills of each team member and providing continuous learning opportunities to help you take the next step in your career or become an "A" team player. We host annual Conferences, seminars and access to online CE courses. We’re also actively involved in giving back to the communities in which we operate through participation in a number of charitable programs and initiatives!

Additionally, we offer competitive wages, pet and veterinary discounts and group benefits.

Come join us!
Please forward a copy of your resume and cover letter or LinkedIn profile to: Avery.Gillick@vca.com

For more information on who we are, what we do, Paw It Forward and opportunities with VCA, please visit us online at vcacanada.com or https://vcacanada.com/vancouveremergency

VCA is committed to providing an inclusive and diverse workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. If you require any assistance please let us know.

Veterinary Technician - Deadline - Mar 15/18 or until suitable applicant found
VCA Canada Vancouver Animal Emergency & Referral Centre (VAERC) is looking for full time RVTs to join our Emergency and Specialty teams. Successful candidates should be motivated and excited about the prospect to grow their skills and knowledge in multiple areas. They will have a positive attitude, great communication and exceptional client service skills that will impress our clients! New grads are welcome to apply as we have an extensive training program with boarded technicians!

VCA Canada is committed to enabling our teams to flourish! We offer career growth opportunities, CE Allowances, access to Annual VCA conferences, and industry leading customer service training. We reward high performing team members and count on their expertise to lead key projects regionally and nationally.
 
Additionally, we offer competitive salaries, benefits package, pet discounts, uniforms, CE allowance, and if applicable, moving expenses. Signing bonus applicable for qualified candidates. Please send your resume to Dr. Avery Gillick at Avery.Gillick@vca.com.
Vet Tech - Deadline - Mar 15/18 or until suitable applicant found
Shaunavon Animal Clinic Prof Corp
Dr. Ken Cadieux
Box 369 Shaunavon, SK. S0N 2M0
Phone (306) (297-3455) Fax (306) (297-3291)


Veterinary Technician Wanted

This is a full time position at our clinic that serves both large and small animals.

The clinic is very busy and requires a great deal of hands on assistance. Prepping, treating, assisting with surgeries, general animal care, reception duties and care of the clinic are only some of the duties.

If interested in this challenging and rewarding opportunity please email your resume to cadieux@sasktel.net
Vet Tech - Deadline - until suitable applicant found
Ever have someone say “You must love your job?”
People tell us that every day.

There are not many places where you can make a difference to over 4,300 animals in need in a single year. If this sounds like something that you would like to be a part of, keep reading.

The Regina Humane Society Spay and Neuter Clinic is looking for our newest Assistant Veterinary Technologist.

While you have all the training and certifications needed to practice as a Registered Veterinary Technologist, you also understand that being a great Veterinary Technologist is more than just skill – it’s understanding that compassion and care are just as important. The comfort and well-being of homeless, sick and injured animals is in your hands as you prepare them for surgery, assist with examinations and administer vaccinations and prescribed treatments.

As an Assistant Veterinary Technician, you will be part of a highly skilled, motivated and dedicated team that provides medical care to shelter animals at the Society. You will also ensure that examination and surgical areas, supplies, instruments and equipment are maintained to the highest standard and are always ready when needed.

In return, we offer you a life-changing experience, the chance to feel great about your job, opportunities for growth, advancement and professional development. You’ve got the training. You’ve got the drive. You are ready to get to work.

Let’s talk.
Please contact Dr. Katherine Ball, Interim Director of Veterinary Care in writing at kball@reginahumane.ca

Full details and listing of requirements are available at:

https://reginahumanesociety.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/2018-Assistant-Vet-Tech-Perm-Full-Time.pdf


Registered Vet Tech - Deadline -
VCA Canada Western Veterinary Specialist & Emergency Centre is seeking a full time RVT to join our Internal Medicine team.
 
This position provides an opportunity to work with top board certified specialists and the ability to learn about cutting-edge veterinary medicine with particular emphasis on endoscopic and minimally invasive procedures. WVSEC provides state-of-the-art specialty and emergency veterinary services at one of the largest, most comprehensive facilities of its kind in Canada. VCA Canada is committed to enabling our teams to flourish! We offer career growth opportunities, CE Allowances, access to Annual VCA conferences, and industry leading customer service training. Additionally, we offer competitive salaries, benefits package, pet discounts, uniforms, CE allowance and consideration of moving allowance, if applicable.

Please send your resume to: Linda.Wilson@vca.com
 
RVT (Anesthesia) - Deadline - until suitable applicant found
RVT - Anesthesia

Who we’re looking for

VCA Canada Western Veterinary Specialist & Emergency Centre is seeking a full time RVT to join our Anesthesia team. This position provides an opportunity to work with top board certified specialists and the ability to learn about cutting-edge veterinary medicine. We are looking for an enthusiastic, team-oriented, motivated individual that will be inspired to work with a highly varied, exciting and unique caseload. Our experienced technicians are prepared to support you as you train and adapt to specialty practice. You will have the opportunity to be involved in specialist level procedures using state of the art equipment and to develop your skills in veterinary anesthesia. Anesthesia technicians work four week days per week and are on call one day/evening per week. Our success lies in our willingness to help each other to achieve great patient outcomes; however, with specialty medicine comes the unpredictability of working in a setting where the day’s schedule can change at a moment’s notice.

Qualifications:

• Registered veterinary technologist in Alberta
• Preference given for a minimum two years of experience as an RVT, ideally in an emergency or referral setting
• Experience in providing general anesthesia in dogs and cats (varying ages and breeds) for surgical, dental or endoscopic procedures
• Experience using common monitoring equipment and the strengths and limitations of each type of monitoring (e.g. pulse oximetry, electrocardiography, capnography, blood pressure monitoring).
• Experience working with commonly used sedation, induction, inhalant and injectable anesthetic and analgesic medications, including indications and contra-indications of each.
• Proficient in calculations (drugs, constant rate infusions, unit conversions, etc.)
• Thorough working knowledge of aseptic technique as it relates to patient preparation and preparation of the operating theatre
• Exceptional time-management skills, critical thinking and efficiency in a fast-paced environment
• Consistently safe and effective patient handling skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Commitment to continuing education in anesthesia and analgesia, preferably with prior examples.
• Appreciation of own strengths and limitations, willingness to accept direction and feedback from more experienced RVTs and veterinarians.

Responsibilities

• Work in a busy, fast-paced, specialty hospital environment, planning, organizing and managing the daily flow of services.
• Collaborate and communicate effectively with veterinary specialists, interns, RVTs and technician assistants to provide the very best in anesthetic care for patients.
• Assist surgery technicians with patient handling, patient preparation and recovery.
• Participate in a rotating after-hours on call schedule to provide general anesthesia to patients requiring urgent or emergency procedures during nights and weekends.
• Prepare the anesthetic equipment and operating theatres for surgery.
• Perform pre-anesthetic patient evaluations and determine ASA score for each patient. Assist in obtaining pre-operative diagnostics, e.g. radiographs, bloodwork, CT scan.
• Provide analgesia, sedation, general anesthesia and local/regional nerve blocks to patients undergoing surgical, endoscopic, imaging or biopsy procedures.
• Monitor patients under sedation or general anesthesia and make adjustments to protocols as necessary to ensure patient comfort and safety.
• Under the direction of specialist veterinarians, develop and implement post-operative care and analgesia plans and implement these within the intensive care unit. Supervise anesthetic recovery and transfer case notes to ICU RVTs.
• Scrub in to surgical procedures or assist in endoscopic procedures with specialist veterinarians.
• Assist in preparing laboratory samples to be shipped for testing to external laboratories.
• Maintain meticulous records of anesthetic monitoring, anesthetic and controlled drugs.
• Supervise and teach technician assistants and technician practicum students.

Workspace

Founded in 2001, WVSEC is dedicated to serving the needs of veterinarians and pet owners, offering state-of-the-art specialty and emergency veterinary services at one of the largest, most comprehensive facilities of its kind in Canada. Our team includes specialists in Critical Care, Ophthalmology, Medical and Radiation Oncology, Radiology, Surgery, Internal Medicine, along with 24-hour emergency care and rehabilitation services. Our hospital culture fosters teamwork and camaraderie that naturally leads to delivering exceptional care to our patients, and service to our clients, referring veterinarians and our community. The hospital is well equipped with digital radiography, ultrasound, endoscopy, fluoroscopy, CT scanner, linear accelerator, mechanical ventilator, a complete on-site diagnostic laboratory and monitoring equipment. Our referral base is large, with over 75 referring hospitals in our 1.2 million person trade area. Twenty of these hospitals in Calgary are partner clinics from whom we draw referrals to all services.

A little bit about us

VCA Canada is the largest network of companion animal hospitals, devoted to providing compassionate care for pets. Our team of over 2500 people operate specialty-referral, primary care, alternative therapy and emergency hospitals and are committed to providing superior patient care and client experience. At our core are our people – people we think of as family. Our different strengths and interests enrich and improve us with diversity, innovation and excellence. In support we are national leaders in career development and growth opportunities, continuing education, scholarships and awards. We are also passionate about giving back to the community through Paw It Forward, our national philanthropic program.

What you have to gain

Hospital Managers, Medical Directors and Regional Operations Directors make up our hospital leadership teams and they’re all committed to helping our teams flourish!
We offer exclusive access to:
- Tradeshows, in-house speakers and seminars at our Annual VCA conferences
- Interactive learning through our soon to come in-house online university (Woof U!)
- Industry leading customer service training through VCA’s Client Experience Program
 
To top it all, we reward high performing team members! Our technologists have the opportunity to progress into roles as Team Leads, Hospital Managers and Regional Operations Directors. We also count on their expertise to lead key projects regionally and nationally! Additionally, we offer competitive wages, pet and veterinary discounts and group benefits for full-time staff.

Come join us!
Please forward a copy of your resume and cover letter or LinkedIn profile to: Linda.Wilson@vca.com

For more information on who we are, what we do, Paw It Forward and opportunities with VCA, please visit us online at vcacanada.com or https://vcacanada.com/western

VCA is committed to providing an inclusive and diverse workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. If you require any assistance please let us know.
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