Surgery or Neurosurgery Dedicated Senior Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT)

  • Full Time
  • King City, ON
  • 26.00 to 40.00 per hour CAD / Year

Website King Animal Hosptal King Animal Hosptal

Leading With Care

King Animal Hospital, a newly constructed Equine and Small Animal Referral and Emergency Hospital, is seeking passionate and experienced Registered Veterinary Technicians to join our Surgery Department which may include orthopedic, oncology, soft tissue or Neurosurgery.

Our hospital is a 60,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility located on 50 acres in King City, Ontario, and will offer specialty referral, rehabilitation, and emergency services.

As a practitioner, you will be able to provide excellent patient care through the support of strong diagnostics, and a multidisciplinary team that will include fellow RVTs, strong ACA support and Board-Certified Surgeons, Critical Care Specialists, Neurologists, Internists, Anesthesiologists, Ophthalmologists, Dermatologists, and Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine Specialists.

We are seeking a skilled and dedicated Registered Veterinary Technician to join our Surgery Department. As a key member of our veterinary team, you will provide comprehensive support and assistance during surgical procedures. Your role will involve assisting veterinarians with pre-operative, intra-operative, and post-operative care of small and large animals. The ideal candidate should possess excellent technical skills, a passion for animal care, and the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced surgical environment.


Collaborate with veterinarians and other team members to prepare surgical equipment, instruments, and supplies for procedures.
Assist with patient preparation, including anesthesia induction, patient positioning, and aseptic techniques.
Monitor patients during surgery, including vital signs, anesthesia depth, and fluid administration.
Provide perioperative nursing care, including monitoring anesthesia recovery, wound management, and pain management.
Administer medications and intravenous fluids as directed by veterinarians.
Operate and maintain surgical equipment, ensuring proper sterilization and functionality.
Maintain accurate and detailed medical records for surgical cases.
Communicate effectively with pet owners, providing post-operative care instructions and addressing their concerns.
Collaborate with the veterinary team to ensure a safe and clean surgical environment.
Stay updated on the latest surgical techniques and veterinary advancements through continuing education.

Must be a Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) with a valid license.
Previous experience working in a surgical setting is strongly preferred.
Proficient in anesthesia monitoring, surgical instrument handling, and surgical assisting.
Strong knowledge of veterinary medical terminology and surgical procedures.
Excellent communication skills, with the ability to educate and reassure pet owners.
Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.
Attention to detail, with a focus on maintaining a sterile surgical environment.
Physical stamina to handle the demands of standing, lifting, and restraining animals.
Flexibility to work varying shifts, including evenings, weekends, and holidays.
Demonstrated commitment to compassionate and high-quality veterinary care.

What We Offer

King Animal Hospital is dedicated to excellent patient care but is also committed to employee wellness and development:

We are committed to ensuring you have meaningful work with continuing education and career path planning.

We integrate wellness systemically into the hospital with full bench strength support, an onsite Social Worker and Human Resources professional, paid time off, healthy schedules, defined roles and responsibilities, and a corporate gym.
We will work hard to ensure you are seen for the unique contributions that you bring to the hospital.
We understand the importance of strong interdepartmental communications and are dedicated to ensuring all employee’s voices are heard.
All leaders will have leadership training to further support a positive culture.
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including:

Extended health and dental insurance, and life insurance,
Paid time off including vacation, sick days, personal days,
The annual budget for continuing education ($2000),
Discounts on personal pet services and products,
RRSP matching to support your retirement.
Additionally, as a team member of King Animal Hospital, you will have the opportunity to further develop your skills in a supportive, collaborative environment and to advance your career alongside leading experts in the veterinary industry.

Our Ideal Candidate:

The successful candidate will be an excellent team player, have a passion for animal care and have the desire to work in a collaborative, multidisciplinary environment.

You must be a registered veterinary technician in good standing with the OAVT. You will ideally have a minimum of 4 years as an RVT, and at least one year in Referral or Emergency Services. We will invest in training for special candidates with less experience so please do apply!

You will be responsible for providing exceptional care to equine or small animal patients, assisting with surgeries and procedures, administering medications, and performing diagnostic tests. You will work alongside a team of board-certified specialists and experienced veterinarians, utilizing advanced diagnostic equipment to diagnose and treat complex medical cases.

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