Head RVT Needed

  • Full Time
  • Kelowna
  • 28-35 Cdn / Hour

Website Black Mountain Veterinary Hospital

Privately Owned New Veterinary Practice

Black Mountain Veterinary Hospital is looking for a full-time head RVT. We offer competitive wages, CE allowance, medical and dental benefits, membership dues, uniform allowance and staff pet discounts. Our RVT team is very skilled and knowledgeable.

Come join a high-level veterinary practice in the beautiful Kelowna, BC. We have a new privately owned clinic.  Modern, bright facility with a surgical suite, dental suite, panoramic digital dental x-ray, regular x-ray, ultrasound, a full in-house lab and much more.

We focus on fear free medicine, use PVP’s and handle patients without unnecessary restraint. Our focus is on the human animal bond and an exceptional level of medicine.

Our candidate will have:

Completed a Veterinary Technologist program.
Exceptional organizational skills
More than 5 years experience in clinical practice
The desire to oversee, train, mentor colleagues.
Surgical preparation, assisting and patient recovery.
Ability to keep detailed and accurate patient records.
Compassionate care for our hospitalized patients and their pet parents
Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously.
Ability to problem-solve or the ability to ask clarifying questions to help you find solutions.
Exceptional interpersonal skills in working with your colleagues and clients.
Black Mountain Veterinary Hospital is a busy 2 vet practice where an enthusiasm to learn and develop skills is an asset. Each RVT is encouraged to fully utilize their skills from surgical to medical care of the patients. If the right candidate expresses a special interest in a specific area (e.g. anesthesia or dentistry) this will be considered in their position with us. Every member of our team works together in a respectful learning environment that strives to promote a healthy and balanced work culture. We strive to provide a respectful, inclusive, and diverse workplace while maintaining a passion for veterinary medicine and providing a safe working environment for staff and for clients/patients.



Assist veterinarians in providing medical and surgical care to animals.
Training, mentoring vet assistants, new graduates, other RVT’s
Collection of blood samples
Perform laboratory tests and analyze samples.
Administer medications and treatments as directed by veterinarians.
Prepare animals for surgery and assist during surgical procedures.
Preparing medications and supplies for clients to take home
Take and develop x-rays.
Monitor and record vital signs of animals.
Handling and maintaining specialized equipment, including setup, cleaning and sterilization.
Knowledge of animal behavior and anatomy
Clean and maintain equipment and work areas.
Client communication, education, and appointment schedule management
Educate pet owners on proper animal care and treatment.
Restrain and lifting of patients
Positive outlook and enthusiasm for learning
Demonstrate initiative in carrying out assignments independently
Leadership capacity to work collaboratively with the entire team
We offer:

Full-time, part-time, permanent
Highly competitive wages
Health and dental benefits
Staff discounts
Option of 4 ten hour shifts
Shift differential for Saturday work
Profit sharing
3 weeks paid vacation starting 1st year of employment
Wage is negotiable depending on experience

Drop off or email resume to: managerblackmountainvet@gmail.com

Candidates must have the right to work in Canada. We do not offer sponsorship at this time.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time


RVT: minimum 5 year (required)
Work Location: In person



Tagged as: RVT

To apply for this job email your details to managerblackmountainvet@gmail.com

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