Registered Veterinary Technician, Referral Services

  • Full Time
  • King City, Ontario
  • 28 to 40 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 referral services division. Services include Small Animal Surgery, Anesthesia, IM, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Dermatology, Rehabilitation, Neurology, Diagnostics, Critical Care, and Equine Diagnostics, Surgery & Anesthesia.

Our hospital is a 55,000-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 Referral RVT, your responsibilities will include:

Preparing the examination room and equipment for appointments.
Assisting the DVM during patient exams, restraining patients, administering medications.
Performing diagnostic tests
Assisting with surgical procedures
Performing Anesthesia for various procedures/surgeries.
Maintaining patient records (via EzyVet and VetRadar).
Communicating with clients about their pet’s condition and treatment plan.
Providing post-operative care and follow-up instructions to clients.
Participating in continuing education and professional development opportunities to stay up to date with new techniques and treatments in veterinary medicine.
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, Dermatologists, and Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine Specialists.

Our notable diagnostics and equipment include a 1.5 T MRI (Siemens) for equine, 3.0 T MRI for small animals, CT scan for small animals, CT scan with a robotic arm for equine, digital x-ray, fluoroscopy, ultrasound, laparoscopy, arthroscopy, and a hyperbaric chamber.

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, and personal days,
  • Annual budget of $2000 for continuing education,
  • Discounts on personal pet services and products,
  • RRSP matching up to 5% to support your retirement,
  • OAVT dues,
  • Uniforms
  • 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 will ideally have a minimum of 4 years as a Registered Veterinary Technician and at least one year in referral, ideally in Ophthalmology or Oncology. We will invest in training for special candidates with less experience so please do apply!

If you are a dedicated and compassionate Registered Veterinary Technician looking for a rewarding career opportunity, we encourage you to apply today. Please submit your resume and cover letter to and include “Registered Veterinary Technician” in the subject line.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and each applicant will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, sexual or affectional preference, or gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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