Ward Patient Care Technician – Registered Veterinary Technician

  • Full Time
  • King City, Ontario
  • 25 to 35 per hour CAD / Hour

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 Small Animal Emergency Team as a ward (patient care) technician.

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, ACAs, ER DVMs, Board-Certified Surgeons, Critical Care Specialists, Neurologists, Internists, Anesthesiologists, Ophthalmologists, Dermatologists, and Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine Specialists.

Responsibilities include:

Providing exceptional nursing care and support to hospitalized patients, including monitoring vital signs, administering medications, and performing treatments.
Administering and monitoring anesthesia for after-hours ER surgeries.
Obtaining and processing samples using in-house diagnostic lab equipment.
Preparing and maintaining detailed medical records, including patient histories, treatment plans, and diagnostic results, using EzyVet and VetRadar.
Communicating with pet owners to provide updates on their pet’s condition.
Participating in continuing education and professional development to stay up to date on the latest innovations and developments in emergency and critical care.
We will provide training on leading diagnostics and equipment including our 3.0 T MRI, 128-slice GE CT, digital x-ray, fluoroscopy, ultrasound, ventilators, telemetry, in-house IDEXX lab equipment, and more.

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,
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:

You must be a Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT).

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 3 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.

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 careers@kinganimalhospital.com 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, colour, 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.

If you need assistance or accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request (careers@kinganimalhospital.com).

To apply for this job email your details to tbrumwell@kinganimalhospital.com

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