Animal Health Technology / VMA Jobs (continued)

Current jobs listings in the animal health technology/vet med assistant

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Summer Student Job - Deadline - May 30/18

Company:Cypress View Veterinary Clinic
(Students from the Veterinary technology program are encouraged to apply)

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

Contact Information:
Name:Tammy Duggan Director of Administration
Address:2458 9 Ave SW, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 8P3
Ph:403 527-1825
Fax:403 526-1091

About the job:

Job Description:
Our award winning privately owned companion animal practice in Medicine Hat is looking for an enthusiastic RVT to join our team. If you are energetic, love working with animals and people too, you may be a match for us! We have all the toys!! Our facility includes a fully equipped canine rehabilitation center complete with underwater treadmill. Compensation commensurate with experience. Health benefits and wellness fund available after 3-month probation period. If this sounds like a place for you, send us your resume and cover letter along with a phone number we can reach you. Email:

Job Qualifications:
Must be a graduate of a qualified RVT college

Hours:40-44 per week
Job Start Date:06-01-2018

Application Requirements: Resume and cover letter
How to Apply: Email

Registered Vet Tech - Deadline - May 31/18
Registered Veterinary Tech

Company:Prairie Swine Health Services
Application Deadline: 05-31-2018
(Students from the Animal Health Technology (AHT) program are encouraged to apply)

Job Location:Red Deer, AB
Position Type:Full-time

Contact Information:
Name:Diana Lyster Office Manager
Address:10 4845 79St., Red Deer, Alberta T4P 2T4

Job Description:
The position requires someone with excellent communication skills , who is a motivated with great customer service skills.

The position will encompass shipping and receiving, dispensing of swine pharmaceuticals, preparation and shipping of various lab samples, other office related tasks as assigned, medical records management, disease monitoring, inventory control, and for the right candidate the chance to assist with on farm research and auditing. Ideal candidate must have a valid driver’s license, be able to work independently and with various team members. Knowledge of QuickBooks and Excel is an asset.

In addition to great work environment we offer health and dental benefits, competitive wages, CE allowance, Paid RVT dues.

Hours:Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm

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

Vet Tech - Deadline - May 25/18
Contact: Dr Alexandra Kirkham, Nanaimo Veterinary Hospital, Nanaimo, BC. Email

Nanaimo Veterinary Hospital is in search of a full time veterinary technologist.
The hospital is open Monday to Friday 8-5 with no weekends, after hours or emergency hours scheduled. We are a modern practice with a vibrant work team. We pride ourselves on our client communication and education. We perform surgery and dentistry on an almost daily basis and therefore would be in search of someone with good client communication as well as experience and enthusiasm for surgeries and dentals. We have CR radiographs and DR dental radiographs, microscope with camera and perform a lot of laboratory tests, many of which are sent to local laboratories, though in house blood work machines are available for urgent care cases.
This hospital allows technicians to utilize their skills!

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Agribusiness Class of 2006

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Vice President, Environmental Services, Vertex.

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– Danielle Gaboury

Business studies, Class of 2016.

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– Kelly Mykytuk

2nd year UT student, 2017-18

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– Payton Ramstead

Class of 2016, Interior Design student.

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– Alisa Brace

Animal Health Technology, Class of 2016.

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– Grayden Kay

Animal Science & Agribusiness, Class of 2016.

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Agribusiness, Class of 2016.

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Child & Youth Care, Class of 2016.

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– Naomi Mason

Interior Design Technology, Class of 2016.

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Heavy Equipment Technician, Class of 2016.

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– Ali Mullin

Agribusiness, class of 2014, former Miss Rodeo Canada.

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I feel the professors at Lakeland actually prepared me for the profession. It’s impossible to be just a number here when there are 12 students in all of your classes. When the school advertised small class sizes, they actually meant it.

– Stephen Mark Visser

Real Estate Appraisal and Assessment, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
I was involved in the president’s gala in April where I was an emcee for the evening, it was a great experience, and I had a lot of fun doing it and would recommend it to everyone.”

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HOPE Power Engineering, Class of 2017.

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Accounting Major, Class of 2016.

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All the hands-on learning was great and very helpful once placed into the industry. Having clients leave with a smile after each service assured me that I was in the right field of work. I would recommend Lakeland to anyone.

– Courtnee Coolidge

Esthetician, Class of 2016.

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The professors care so much about their students at Lakeland and are able to know each and every one of them by name, so much so that they are able to nominate a ton of students for awards.

– Stephanie Wakefeild

University Transfer, Class of 2016.

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– Alyssa Wells

University Transfer, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
I wanted to get experience in the field of assessment as it would give me exposure to what it’s like day to day. It was an invaluable experience as I find it hard to imagine what it would be like working in a particular field or area until I’m doing the work.

– Sheldon Farrell

Real estate appraisal and assessment, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
In the campus spa, they give you time to work with each client so nothing is rushed and you’re able to concentrate on providing the best service you can to your client.

– Daphney Couturier

Esthetician, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
It’s going to be a lot easier to start our first jobs having this experience and having been able to build our confidence in the campus spa. I love that we get to have this opportunity.

– Darby Watchel

Esthetician, Class of 2017.