Full Time Technician Assistant

Employer: VCA Canada Vancouver Animal Wellness Hospital
Location: Vancouver
Practice: Small Animal
Job Type: Full Time
Job Description

Vancouver Animal Wellness Hospital is hiring a full time Technician Assistant. We offer an open and fun work environment where everyone’s contributions are valued. We work hard and play hard, and practice exceptional veterinary medicine, both conventional and integrated. We are dedicated to educating our clients and involving them in the choices surrounding the care their pet receives, which we do by communicating at all levels of treatment. Your role will be: Assisting Veterinarians and Technicians with various tasks and treatment of pet patients, providing compassionate care duties including feeding and walking patients and general hospital maintenance including cleaning kennels.

Prerequisites/Education

Exceptional client service skills and communication that build trust and loyalty with clients. Compassion and nurturing attitude when providing care to clients and patients. Ability to remain calm and efficient in stressful situations Initiative in carrying out assignments independently. Knowledge of patient care and restraint, hospital asepsis and surgical assisting. Veterinary Assistant Certification and previous employment in an animal hospital. What you have to gain: Practice Administrators, Medical Directors and Regional 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 Canada conferences Industry leading customer service training through our Client Experience Program Continuing education allowances to help you upgrade your skills and become an “A” player Additionally, we offer competitive wages, pet and veterinary discounts.

Starting Date: 2017-09-26
Wage: To Be Negotiated
Company Info

VCA Canada 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. Practice Administrators, Medical Directors and Regional Directors make up our hospital leadership teams and they’re all committed to helping our teams flourish!

Contact Name: Jenn Rabinovitch
Company Email: Jenn.Rabinovitch@vca.com
Company Website: www.vcacanada.com/vancouverwellness