Registered Veterinary Technician

Website Ontario SPCA and Humane Society

Who We Are 

Calling all RVTs! What if you could create a brighter future for animals in need and the people who love them? The Ontario SPCA is a registered charity that has been changing the lives of animals for 150 years. The Ontario SPCA operates two spay/neuter clinics, a wellness clinic, SPCA Mobile Animal Wellness Services unit, and hosts MASH-style clinics to bring routine care and spay/neuter services to underserved communities. We also find loving homes for thousands of animals each year at our animal centres across the province – animals who depend on the compassion of a veterinary care team to bring them back to health so they can get their second chance.

Why You Should Join Our Team? 
No on-call!  Enjoy a work/life balance in a career you love. As an RVT with the Ontario SPCA, you can help make a difference in the lives or animals without the long hours. Be part of an energetic team environment with others who share your passion for animal well-being

Competitive compensation package: 
Competitive salary with medical, dental and vision benefits
40-hour work week with predictable daytime hours
Generous Vacation time and paid sick days
Employee Family Assistance Program and Professional Development Opportunities

Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT): We are seeking an RVT with a passion for shelter medicine to assist in shelter animal care. This position, both challenging and rewarding, is suitable for those who love to work in a fast-paced and structured environment.

Status: Full-time, Permanent
Location: York Region Spay Neuter Clinic – Stouffville, ON

A Typical Day 
Welcome clients and their pets.
Providing exceptional care for our animals during their stay.
Assisting veterinarian with animals before, during, and following surgery as well as assisting them with wellness procedures.
Preparing surgical equipment, administering, and monitoring anesthetics and post-surgery clean up.
Handling, restraining, and caring for animals undergoing treatment and surgery using low stress and fear free techniques.
Monitoring the recovery of animals’ post-surgery.
Preparing and administering medications and vaccines under direction of veterinarian.
General administrative duties including booking appointments.
General house-keeping duties and sterilizing of hospital/medical equipment.

Do You Have What it Takes? 
Validation of being a Registered Veterinary Technician
Passion for shelter medicine
1-4 years of experience as a registered veterinary technician, preferably within a high-volume animal clinic
Administrative experience an asset
Available to work weekdays
Valid G drivers’ license with the ability to provide a clear driver’s abstract

We Can’t Wait to Meet You!
Please forward your resume and cover letter to:
Aveline Lacaden
Clinic Manager
Ontario SPCA and Humane Society

Please quote “RVT FT SN Stouffville” in the subject line.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest in the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society, however; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
The Ontario SPCA and Humane Society provides accommodation during all stages of the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodation, please advise us if you are contacted for an interview and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs. For any questions, suggestions or required documents regarding accessibility in a different format, please contact us at 888-668-7722 or .

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