Registered Veterinary Technologist - ER & Specialty

Employer: VCA Canada Vancouver Animal Emergency and Referral Centre
Location: Vancouver
Job Type: Full Time
Job Description

The emergency and specialty service at VCA Canada Vancouver Animal Emergency and Referral Centre is adding more dedicated Registered Veterinary Technologists (RVTs) to our team. The Registered Veterinary Technologists in our hospital have an interesting and varied workload. They are heavily relied upon by the emergency team veterinarians and specialists to manage our hospitalized patients and are responsible in facilitating outpatient care and triage. Managing a wide variety of hospitalized cases is an interesting, stimulating and challenging experience that offers great personal satisfaction. This means that besides using all of your basic technical skills you will apply skills not commonly used in general practice. This includes: in house blood-typing and cross matching, administering blood transfusions, maintaining a variety of CRIs via different modalities. Although previous experience in an emergency setting is an asset, it is not a requirement. Recent RVT Grads that are motivated and confident in their abilities who possess above average technical experiences are encouraged to apply.


o Completion of the Registered Veterinary Technician Program o Excellent customer service and client communication o Excellent technical skills o Keen interest in improving and learning new skills. o Exceptional organizational and problem solving skills o A positive attitude and teamwork mentality o Strong ability work under pressure

Starting Date: 2018-03-09
Wage: To Be Negotiated
Company Info

VAERC is a 24 hour emergency and specialty hospital that has been serving the community for 38 years! Our new, custom built facility supports our teams in providing quality care for companion animals and injured and sick wildlife. The facility is fully equipped and trained to handle virtually any problem that may arise. Our staff are chosen for their skill, compassion and experience and their drive to provide exceptional client care. VCA is Canada’s 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. As member of VCA, we can offer: o Career growth opportunities to hold key leadership positions from Medical Director to Regional Operations Director or Support Office. o CE opportunities with access to annual VCA conferences, seminars and CE allowance o Networking, collaboration and knowledge exchange with other veterinarians within our practices o Interactive learning through our soon to come in-house online university (Woof U!) o Continued investments in new technologies, advanced diagnostics, and modern facilities o A commitment to give back through initiatives such as Paw it Forward and Pet Pantry o Active research studies for publication and industry growth Additionally, we offer competitive wages, extended medical benefits, Dental, A.D.D and Life insurance, Uniforms, discounted Pet Care, paid BCVTA Membership, Continuing Education and Sick time.

Contact Name: Avery Gillick
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Company Website: VCA Canada Vancouver Animal Emergency & Referral Centre