Registered Veterinary Technician – Emergency – Lakeshore Animal Health Partners

  • Full Time
  • Mississauga, ON
  • Wages range from $22-32/hr, according to experience level CAD / Year

Website Animal_Partners Lakeshore Animal Health Partners

Lakeshore Animal Health Partners (“Lakeshore”) is seeking a Registered Veterinary Technician for our 24/7 Emergency departments.  Lakeshore will be located in the Greater Toronto Area and plans to offer 24/7 emergency care alongside a comprehensive array of specialty veterinary services. At the root of everything we do at Animal Health Partners is our guiding mission to provide pets with access to the same quality of healthcare available to their owners. Animal Health Partners and VetStrategy are partnering to build Lakeshore, the second AHP location, as our next step toward that mission.



  • ER and ICU RVTs also qualify for a $4000 annual retention bonus
  • Friendly and supportive work environment
  • Mentorship
  • UNLIMITED Continuing education allowance for ER and ICU RVTs
  • An GRSP match program
  • Comprehensive benefit plan including medical/dental coverage
  • Competitive compensation, wages range from $22-32/hr, according to experience level
  • Paid sick days + 2 “You deserve it!” paid days off per year
  • A unique 2 days, 2 nights, 5 DAY OFF rotation
  • Access to medical webinar events throughout the year by leading specialists
  • Opportunity to advance in your career and career planning
  • Commitment to the community and to helping pets in need
  • Industry LEADING medical and pet supply discounts
  • Canada wide internal transfer opportunities


About the role 

You will be exposed to emergency and critical care departments as part of our integrated care model. In addition, you will experience advanced nursing techniques and other specialty procedures not routinely performed in regular practice.  

Our ideal candidate requires:

  • Registered Veterinary Technician with the Ontario Association of Veterinary Technicians
  • Experience in emergency medicine is an asset
  • A successful ER RVT must be able to perform well under pressure
  • The ability to communicate and function well in a team atmosphere
  • A passion for what they do every day
  • A positive attitude, enthusiasm for the job
  • A drive to make a difference in pets and their pet parents’ lives


Skills and Effort Requirements

Under the supervision of the Emergency DVM, the duties and responsibilities of the ER Veterinary Technician include: Triaging emergency patients, and history taking

  • Performing and submitting laboratory samples
  • Administering oral, IM, IV medications
  • Ability to use independent judgment and initiative
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to participate as a cooperative team member
  • Performing various treatments and diagnostics as directed
  • MUST be willing/able to work night, holidays and weekends
  • Should be able to multitask
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.
  • Other duties as assigned


About Us 

Lakeshore Animal Health Partners is part of the VetStrategy group of clinics. A career with VetStrategy is anything but ordinary. Our work is something we’re truly excited about. Every day, we make an impact in the lives of others with veterinary care backed by a team of professionals who love what they do. From Vancouver Island to Newfoundland, we have opportunities across Canada to fuel your passion. The possibilities are endless for you to do the most meaningful work of your career. Let us help you find your perfect role. There are jobs and then there’s us. This is your moment to do the kind of work you find meaningful. Grab the opportunity to challenge yourself, push boundaries and learn new skills. Surround yourself with peers who will inspire you, and be inspired by you, to shape the future of veterinary care. You’ll be part of a team that supports professional development and you’ll be provided with opportunities to grow throughout your career.

Lakeshore will share many of the same amenities as the existing Animal Health Partners location in an expanded footprint. The technical proficiency and medical equipment at Toronto Animal Health Partners equal or exceed that found in many sophisticated human hospitals; our 3-Tesla MRI provides clinicians with exceptional diagnostic capabilities. Furthermore, AI-enabled software systems and our hospital design, informed by veterinarians in our network, help support our clinicians by keeping their focus on delivering high-quality care to patients.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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