Registered Veterinary Technician ER, VCA Alta Vista Animal Hospital

  • Full Time
  • Ottawa

Website VCA Canada Animal Hospitals VCA Canada Animal Hospitals

Caring for life's greatest companions!

Registered Veterinary Technician ER

VCA Canada Alta Vista Animal Hospital is seeking an RVT for our Emergency department.  Do you love a face-paced, action packed shift? Are you looking for more variety during your day? Then AVAH ER is the place for you!

We offer 24-hour emergency and critical care services in our state-of-the-art facility.  We have a number of board-certified specialists on staff providing services such as cardiac care, specialized surgical procedures, cancer care, MRI and CT imaging, internal medicine, dermatology and ophthalmology.

Hours of work vary from 8 to 12 hours in length, including days, evening, weekends and overnights.

As a member of the VCA team, your mission will be to win the confidence of every pet parent—by delivering an outstanding client experience—so they will partner with us for the lifelong care of their companion animals. The technical skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to: assessment, triage, care of ill patients, hourly treatments including feeding, administering medications, assessing pain/status, restraint, and, lifting .  Other duties include; Anesthetics, X-rays, and, laboratory work; Stocking, cleaning, and, maintenance of Emergency area and equipment; Provide lunch coverage for various departments; Math calculations, and, Client updates.

Ability to maintain composure in stressful situations; Excellent time management skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks / projects; Excellent interpersonal, problem-solving, and teamwork skills; Proven ability to organize, takes initiative, works independently, exercises good judgment; Decision-making and critical thinking skills; Ability to build and maintain internal and external relationships with professionalism and integrity; Exhibits a positive attitude and uses courtesy, diplomacy and discretion; and, Maintains professional ethics and confidentiality.

For more information contact: Erin Stead, Technical Resource Manager;  or apply online; JOB ID: R-44778

Tagged as: AHT, ER, tech

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