Patient Recovery RVT

  • Full Time
  • Toronto
  • $25-$39/hour CAD / Hour

Website Veterinary Emergency Clinic Veterinary Emergency Clinic

Veterinary Emergency Clinic

The Veterinary Emergency Clinic located in the heart of Downtown Toronto has an exiting opportunity for an RVT to provide additional support & monitoring for patients recovering from a general anesthetic or sedated procedures for all services.

Job Description: Assume responsibility for the care of patients who are undergoing a procedure in cooperation with the specialty department’s RVT assigned to their procedure.


  • Assess caseload for the day and solicit rounds from appropriate departments/RVTs/Floor Mgrs
  • TPR patients prior to procedure
  • Prior to procedures, place IV catheters, bloodwork collection/processing, begin fluid therapy
  • Post-anesthesia nursing care for all patients, including – monitoring, recovery and pain assessments, as per orders
  • Work with ACAs to ensure patients are walked, fed, kept clean and comfortable, incision sites iced, etc.
  • Dispense medication as needed
  • Discharge patients (working with the primary service RVT)
  • Transfer/Round patients to Treatment Technicians or ICU at end of shift
  • Assist ER with short procedures, anesthetic monitoring if available (Sedated rads, blocked cats, wound repair, etc)
  • Perform drug count daily
  • Restock narcotics as needed with Floor Managers
  • Work independently and collaboratively
  • Other duties, as assigned

Other qualifications include:

  • RVT Status is required
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Passion for animal care and professional team building
  • Ability to work independently and in a team based environment
  • Reliable and punctual

We are committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter.

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