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Veterinary Technician (RVT)

Waterdown Animal Hospital
Waterdown Animal Hospital in Waterdown, ON
Permanent, Full-time

Location

Waterdown Animal Hospital in Waterdown, ON

Benefits
Pulled from the full job description

  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Discounted or free food
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking

Full job description

Are you a Registered Veterinary Technician in search of a Full-Time position with a fun and friendly team? Do you thrive in positive, team oriented environments? If so, this is THE practice for you!

Waterdown Animal Hospital is a progressive and successful practice in Waterdown, adding an RVT to the team. The right candidate will have a highly positive attitude and great communication skills. A good sense of humor is definitely a plus, as is the desire to work in a close-knit team environment.

What we offer:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Additional incentives per procedure completed.
  • Additional weekly and monthly incentives.
  • OAVT dues reimbursed
  • Continuing Education allowance
  • Uniform allowance
  • Comprehensive Health and Dental and Disability Benefits Plan
  • Ability to use all of your skills to their maximum potential as you are front in center in the Client communication/care process not just behind the scenes
  • Generous personal pet care discounts and at cost purchases of diets and medications
  • A great hospital culture and highly experienced teammates to offer support and mentorship
  • Our unique interview process is designed to find the perfect RVT for the position. Don't let this opportunity pass you by - apply today!

Summary: The veterinary technician will provide critical care nursing, triage patients, coordinate their care, and provide them with care before and after surgery by taking their vitals, performing phlebotomy duties, and providing intramuscular (IM), intravenous (IV) and subcutaneous (SQ) injections. You will discuss treatments and disease processes with clients, systematize and track patient diagnostics, and communicate with clients, veterinarians and pharmacies regarding patients' needs.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Triaging patients and taking their vitals, and acquiring patient history and other information from clients.
  • Assisting with diagnostic procedures.
  • Discussing treatment plans and estimates, and payment options with clients.
  • Acquiring cephalic, saphenous, and jugular blood samples.
  • Inserting IV catheters, and monitoring anesthesia, ventilators, and fluid therapy.
  • Operating autoclaves and Anprolene sterilizers.
  • Processing specimens in the in-house laboratory and submitting specimens to outside laboratories.
  • Calculating medication dosages, and providing dosage instructions for clients.
  • Entering patients' service charges into the computer database and keeping accurate patient records.
  • Explaining patient instructions to clients and sharing educational materialsThe right candidate will have a highly positive attitude and great communication skills. A good sense of humor is definitely a plus, as is the desire to work in a close-knit team environment.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Benefits:

  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Discounted or free food
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Store discount

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime
  • Weekends as needed

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay

Application question(s):

  • Do you have an active RVT licence?

Experience:

  • veterinary technician: 1 year (required)

Work Location: In person