Registered Veterinary Technician Emergency Department – Lakeshore Animal Health Partners

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Lakeshore Animal Health Partners (“Lakeshore”) is seeking a Registered Veterinary Technician for our 24/7 Emergency departments. Lakeshore is located in the Greater Toronto Area and offers 24/7 emergency care alongside a comprehensive array of specialty veterinary services. At the root of everything we do at Lakeshore Animal Health Partners is our guiding mission to provide pets with access to the same quality of healthcare available to their owners.

Led by a team of highly qualified veterinary specialists, Lakeshore Animal Health Partners is bringing human-level healthcare and comparative research to our veterinary patients and their families.  The technical proficiency and medical equipment at Lakeshore 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. If you are interested in joining our dynamic team and ready to embrace an environment where possibilities thrive, send us your CV and resume!

About the role  
As our ideal candidate you will have: 

  • 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 RVT 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 up to 50 lbs.
  • Other duties as assigned

What We Offer 

  • ER and ICU RVTs also qualify for a $4,000 annual retention bonus
  • Friendly and supportive work environment
  • Mentorship
  • UNLIMITED Continuing education allowance for ER and ICU RVTs
  • Comprehensive benefit plan including medical/dental coverage
  • Competitive compensation, wage range from $25 – $32/hr, according to experience level
  • Access to VetStrategys online training platform
  • 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
  • Pet supply discounts and access to several staff pet feeding webstores
  • Canada wide internal transfer opportunities

We offer high starting pay, an exciting work environment and an excellent compensation package. Benefits include medical/dental coverage, paid sick days, paid CE, uniform allowance, a generous pet discount, and more!

If you’re ready to take your career to the next level and be part of a dynamic team dedicated to saving lives and improving outcomes for pets in need, we want to hear from you! 

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. 

To apply for this job email your details to rvts@vetstrategy.com

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