Registered Veterinary Technologist

Employer: VCA Canada Central Victoria Veterinary Hospital
Location: Victoria
Job Type: Full Time
Job Description

VCA Canada Central Victoria Veterinary Hospital is currently recruiting Registered Veterinary Technologists at our 24-hour Emergency & Specialty Referral Centre. This role works closely with our emergency veterinarians and board certified specialists to provide emergency, critical care and referred specialist services. This is a full time position (40 hrs/wk) in a fast paced, stimulating, world class medical environment that requires a personality that can deliver exceptional customer service and communication skills. Successful candidates should display strong leadership qualities, a motivation to grow their skills and have a positive teamwork-type attitude. This position works a compressed work week so flexible availability must include some weekends, evenings, holiday and overnight shifts but this affords a great work-life balance. New grads, will be paired with an experienced RVT for mentorship.



Starting Date: 2018-04-16
Wage: To Be Negotiated
Company Info

VCA Canada Central Victoria Veterinary Hospital is a rapidly growing 24HR Emergency and Specialty Referral Hospital serving the greater Victoria area, Vancouver Island and beyond. With a four-decade presence in the garden city, our hospital is the place to go for excellent patient care and emergency services. We offer additional diagnostic modalities for our patients, such as CT imaging, ultrasonography, digital radiographs and a comprehensive in-house lab. We offer the ability to develop additional skills and knowledge that may not necessarily be found in general practice. We also patiently wait in anticipation of our new facility that will triple our hospital footprint and bring many new advanced technologies to Vancouver Island. Geographic Highlights (to name a few): • Downtown Victoria, we are surrounded by some of the country's most exhilarating scenery: there's an ocean or mountain (or both!) with a beautiful mild climate. • Victoria is a Cosmopolitan mecca, whether your taste runs from outdoor activities or you're more the shopping, dining and theatre type. • Let’s not forget how close and easy it is to get to Seattle or Vancouver! Why VCA? 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. Here’s what you can expect from us: • Mentorship and support from our hospital leadership teams • Professional development through annual VCA conferences and annual CE allowances to help upgrade your skills and continuous CE opportunity • Interactive learning through our soon to come in-house online university (Woof U!) • Continued investments in new technologies, advanced diagnostics, and modern facilities • Industry leading customer service training through VCA’s Client Experience Program • A commitment to give back to the community through participation in charitable programs and initiatives To top it all, we reward high performing team members! Our technicians have the opportunity to progress into roles as Team Leads, Hospital Managers and Regional Operations Directors. Additionally, we offer competitive wages, pet and veterinary discounts and group benefits for full-time staff and, if applicable, a moving allowance. If you are an enthusiastic, team-oriented individual looking for a challenge and growth opportunities in your career as an RVT, we invite you to join our team! Reply with a cover letter and current resume to or Fax: (250) 475-1909. For more information, please visit us online at VCA Canada 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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