Veterinary Technicians (RVT), Specialty Surgery – VCA Canada Alta Vista Animal Hospital (6 Month Contract)

  • Full Time
  • Ottawa

Website VCA Canada

Caring for life's companions

To apply, please email with job is R-34951 in the subject line.


VCA Canada Alta Vista Animal Hospital has an exciting opportunity for a Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) to join our established network of highly skilled professionals for a contract term.  You will have an opportunity to use your skills to the fullest potential!  Our RVT’s are given the necessary tools and resources to be successful in pursuing multiple passions within our hospital.  You will have opportunities to expand your learning through extensive exposure and involvement to many specialty cases.  Additional qualifications and attributes you must embrace to be successful in this role;

  • Registered Veterinary Technician or eligible to register
  • Minimum of 3 years as a practicing Registered Veterinary Technician
  • Previous surgical experience desired
  • Organize daily bookings and prepare caseload file information for
  • Veterinarians and surgery team
  • Point of contact between Veterinarian, Pet Owner and specialty departments
  • Experience with and willing to enhance technical skills; anesthesia, CRIs, epidurals and mechanical ventilators
  • Work closely with the ICU team and treatment team and assist where necessary
  • Ability to thrive in a steady and often fast paced environment
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills in working with your colleagues
  • Proven ability to keep accurate patient records
  • Strong ability to problem-solve


VCA Canada Offers!

At our core are our people – people with different strengths and interests that enrich our diversity, innovation and excellence.  A team we think of as family. When you join our family, VCA Canada offers:

  • Comprehensive compensation structures that include wellness days, sick days and vacation time.
  • Continuing education benefits
  • Exceptional career development
  • Generous personal pet care discounts
  • NAVTA and professional dues
  • A network of highly educated and skilled professionals!!
  • And extra perks!

VCA Canada Cares!


At VCA Canada we don’t see an animal, we see a family member.  VCA Canada embraces a culture of giving back to the communities we serve and demonstrates this philosophy through our national philanthropic program, Paw it Forward.  Please visit our website to learn more:


Schedule: This role is a combination of days, evenings and weekends. Including an on call rotation.


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VCA Canada is committed to providing an inclusive and diverse workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. If you require any assistance, please let us know.

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