Registered Veterinary Technician

  • Full Time
  • Stouffville
  • $23.00 CAD / Hour

Website Kingfisher International Inc.

Internationally recognized veterinary contract research org.

Kingfisher International Inc. is an internationally recognized veterinary contract research organization located in the GTA. We assist with the research and development of pharmaceutical drugs for dogs and cats. We are an actively growing company and looking to expand our team of full-time registered veterinary technicians.

Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

·        Assist our veterinarians with: medical, surgical and dental procedures; preparing animals, instruments and equipment for surgery; administering and monitoring anesthesia.

·        Perform blood collections, urine cystocentesis, IV catheter placements

·        Assist with feline neuters and canine/feline basic dental cleanings under the supervision of a veterinarian

·        Observe research animals daily, report any abnormalities to the veterinary and research teams

·        Participate in various research activities including dosing, post-dose monitoring, pharmacokinetic blood collections

·        Responsible for daily animal treatment regimes, including administering controlled drugs in a responsible manner

·        Clean animal rooms and pens, feed and water animals daily, participate in the daily socialization and health management activities of all animals

·        Perform necropsy procedures and tissue collections if interested

·        Opportunities to join various committees including the socialization committee, animal care committee and training committee

Position Requirements

·        Veterinary Technician diploma; registered; new grads welcome

·        Previous RVT experience preferred but not required; we will train on all procedures

·        Ability to handle periods of stressful procedures and situations and to remain calm and focused

·        Physical effort: work requires lifting and carrying animals up to 50 lbs. Walking or standing for extended periods of time; frequently working in a bent position

·        Working conditions: may be exposed to odours, noises and animal feces; also may be exposed to a risk of bites, scratches and zoonotic diseases.

Job Offer:

·        Full-time, permanent position

·        General daily shift is 8am – 4pm

·        Weekend work is 1 in 3 weekends (1 on, 2 off)

·        Opportunities for OT, volunteer holiday shifts

·        10 paid sick days

·        OAVT annual dues fully covered

·        Uniforms provided

·        Annual CE allowance, conference attendance, webinars, seminars

·        Fully covered health and dental package (family or single, both covered)

·        Hourly rate starting at $23.00

Kingfisher International is a compassionate company, interested in providing you with a satisfying career while keeping your personal life balanced.

If you are interested in using your medical and scientific training to contribute to the development of new pharmaceuticals and treatment modalities for dogs and cats,submit your cover letter and resume to

Tagged as: new grads welcome

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