RVT – Amazing opportunity!

  • Full Time
  • Halifax, NS

Website Coastal Care Veterinary Emergency & Referral Hospital

Position: Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT)

Hospital: Coastal Care Veterinary Emergency and Referral Hospital

Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia

Job Type: Part-time Employment or Full-Time Employment

Description: Live, work, and play in one Canada’s most affordable and picturesque cities  – Halifax!

Are you a VTS looking for a leadership opportunity?  Are you an RVT looking for mentorship and support with obtaining your VTS? Are you searching for a great opportunity to move your career forward, and get ahead financially?

If you answered “Yes!” to any of these questions – search no further! We have the perfect opportunity for you.

Coastal Care Veterinary Emergency & Referral Hospital is now accepting applications from enthusiastic and compassionate RVTs and VTS’ for our Emergency and Specialty departments!

You will work on the beautiful East Coast in a brand new 17,000 sq ft hospital that boasts 9 exam rooms, CT, independent ICU, several specialities and all the tools and equipment needed to provide quality service. You will fully utilize your RVT skills and be surrounded by a welcoming team that is passionate about mentorship, collaboration, and client education.

Ditch the long commute and exorbitant property prices! Ditch the crowds! Capitalize on the Competitive Wages and Low Cost of Living offered by Halifax. Relocation Assistance Provided. Fulfill your dreams by joining Coastal Care in Halifax!

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Communicate in a compassionate and professional manner with clients and fellow veterinary care team members using efficient oral and written communication skills.
  • Administer and analyze diagnostic tests (hematology, clinical chemistry, cytology, urinalysis, etc.) utilizing appropriate equipment and techniques.
  • Assist Veterinarian with surgical and therapeutic procedures. Utilize gold-standard patient care techniques, ensuring operating room environment complies with all aseptic standards and protocols.
  • Administer and monitor anesthesia and analgesia in accordance with the veterinary scope of practice and provincial laws governing the RVT profession.
  • Provide excellent veterinary nursing care in a professional and ethical manner through the synthesis of veterinary theory, principles and concepts (including Fear Free techniques) within the scope of regulations dictated by the provincial governing laws of the profession.
  • Document and maintain accurate veterinary medical records, following regulated procedures and standards.
  • Operate and maintain state-of-the-art veterinary medical equipment, following health and safety regulations in accordance with veterinary profession standards.
  • Execute and evaluate quality diagnostic images utilizing knowledge of theory, principles and concepts.
  • Manage multiple priorities simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
  • Maintain an appropriate inventory of all medical supplies as determined by veterinary office inventory control procedures.
  • Maintain and support a collaborative work environment and assist other staff members as required.


Total Compensation: We recognize how critical RVTs are to providing the best possible medical, surgical, and preventative medicine. We prove this by supporting your personal, financial, and professional growth through:

  • A Competitive Wage Rate
  • A Comprehensive Health Benefits Package (Medical, Dental, & Vision premiums paid by clinic)
  • Professional Services Coverage (chiropractor, massage therapist, physiotherapist, acupuncturist and more)
  • Enhanced Mental Health Practitioner Coverage
  • P3 Pawsitive Health & Lifestyle Spending Account
  • Unlimited Continuing Education (CE) funds for advanced professional development plus three days of paid leave to attend CE
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Licensing & Membership Dues
  • Paid Vacation Time
  • Paid Sick & Personal Emergency Days
  • Generous Veterinary Discounts (75% off services for your own pets, and an extended family and friends discount)
  • Clothing Allowance
  • Relocation Allowance to assist with moving expenses can be arranged for out-of-town candidates


If you are looking for a progressive environment where each individual is heard, and recognized for their unique contributions, we’d love to talk.

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing a respectful, inclusive, and diverse workplace.

Contact Information: Submit your CV to hmacneil@p3vetpartners.ca


Tagged as: ER, halifax, nova scotia, referral, RVT

To apply for this job email your details to hmacneil@p3vetpartners.ca

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