Registered Veterinary Technicians

  • Full Time
  • Whitby

Website King Hopkins Pet Hospital

Title: Veterinary Technicians (NOC: 3213)

Employer: King Hopkins Pet Hospital, 120 Hopkins Street, Whitby, ON, L1N 2B7


Number of Positions: Two (2)

Terms of Employment: Permanent, Full Time, Overtime, Day

Salary: $21 to $24 per hour depending on experience.

Number of Hours Per Week: Minimum 40 hours per week with potential of overtime

Benefits: Disability, Health Benefits, Ontario Registered Veterinary Technician, 3 weeks’ paid vacation

Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible

Location: King Hopkins Pet Hospital, 120 Hopkins Street, Whitby, ON, L1N 2B7


Skill Requirements

Education: Completion of a two or three-year animal health/veterinary technology college program is required

Credentials (certificates, licenses, memberships, courses, etc.): Ontario Registered Veterinary Technician, Emergency medicine experience preferred.

Experience: 12 months’ experience of emergency veterinarian medicine is desirable.

Languages: Fluent English

Major Work Area: Emergency Veterinarian Medicine

Weight Handling: Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)


Specific Skills:

· Provide nursing care and rehabilitation therapy for animals

· Handle, restrain and care for animals undergoing treatment and surgery

· Produce radiographs, collect, and analyze samples and perform other laboratory tests to assist in diagnosis of animal health problems

· Assist veterinarian with animals before, during and following surgery by preparing surgical equipment, administering, and monitoring anaesthetics and cleaning up after surgery

· Prepare and administer medications and vaccines under direction of a veterinarian

· Administer treatments as prescribed by a veterinarian

· Provide wound and bandage care

· Conduct specialized procedures such as animal identification and hoof trimming

· Educate and advise clients on animal health care including nutrition and home care

· Assist in laboratory research

· Perform routine animal dental procedures and assist veterinarians with animal dentistry

· Maintain accurate record keeping through our computerized Avimark Software system


Additional Skills: Attention to detail, excellent communication skills and record keeping

Work Site Environment: Animal Hospital

Transportation/Travel Information: Own transportation

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