Veterinary Assistant – Dermatology ***Signing Bonus***

  • Full Time
  • Ottawa

Ottawa Animal Emergency and Specialty Hospital

Job Overview: The successful candidate will assist the Dermatology service to complete the day-to-day duties by helping to restrain animals for procedures, caring for the equipment, organizing for and cleaning up after procedures. The VA will be responsible for ensuring the cleanliness of the hospital and organizing the department for the next day. The VA may also be asked to update client communication, book appointments and give reminder calls to clients.

Responsibilities and Duties:

– Answer the phone, book appointments and update client communication
– Restrain animals for procedures such as venipunctures
– Provide care to dermatology patients throughout their stay
– Assist during procedures
– Clean up space after examinations and procedures
– Help ensure safety of patients and team members by following protocols
– Organize equipment for the next day and ensure its functionality
– Help ensure the cleanliness of the clinic, both treatment area and other areas in use
– Help other services as needed



– Veterinary Assistant (or equivalent) Diploma (Asset)


– Bilingual (French)
– Minimum 1 year working as a Veterinary Assistant
– Patient, calm, hardworking and consistent
– Strong client service skills
– Friendly and always willing to lend a hand
– Ability to lift max 20 kg alone

Wage will be based on experience

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