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May 31, 2021

Veterinary Technician

$18.35 - $26.00 hourly
  • 587 Mountainview Square, Kitimat, BC V8C 2N1
Full time Professional Services

Job Description

Kitimat Veterinary Hospital in Kitimat, British Columbia is seeking a full-time Veterinary Technician (Small Animal).

 

About Kitimat Veterinary Hospital: Kitimat Veterinary Hospital provides quality in-house services including general medicine, dentistry and surgery for small animals. We also offer services such as behavioural, nutrition, and dermatological consults. We provide complete veterinary services suited to the needs of you and your pet.

 

We are offering an incredible opportunity for a full-time Veterinary Technician (Small Animal).

Our incredible team is experienced, and works together to make sure we are providing the best care, every single visit. We support our patients and clients unconditionally, and believe you deserve no less as a colleague and member of our team. We are a passionate team dedicated to practicing high-quality medicine, and are currently searching for a positive team player who is equally passionate about veterinary medicine.

Benefits:

We value Veterinary Technicians, and prove it by supporting your personal, financial, and professional growth through:

  • Wage Range: $18.35 per hour - $26.00 per hour (Canadian Dollars)
  • A comprehensive Health Benefits package (100% of extended Medical & Dental premiums paid);
  • Professional Services coverage (chiropractor, massage therapist, physiotherapist, etc.);
  • Vision coverage;
  • Employee Assistance Program;
  • Paid Licensing & Membership Dues;
  • Professional Liability Insurance coverage;
  • Paid Vacation time;
  • Paid Sick & Personal Days;
  • Generous Veterinary Discounts (75% off services for your own pets, and an extended family and friends discount);
  • Uniform Allowance;
  • Relocation bonus available (which includes round-trip transportation)

 

If you are looking for a progressive environment where each individual is heard, and recognized for their unique contributions, we'd love to talk.

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing a respectful, inclusive, and diverse workplace. If you require any assistance, please do not hesitate to let us know.

Job Duties: to perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each primary duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

 

  • Provide nursing care and rehabilitation therapy for animals
  • Handle, restrain and care for animals undergoing treatment and surgery
  • Produce radiographs, collect and analyse samples and perform other laboratory tests to assist in diagnosis of animal health problems
  • Assist veterinarian with animals before, during and following surgery by preparing surgical equipment, administering and monitoring anaesthetics and cleaning up after surgery
  • Prepare and administer medications and vaccines under direction of a veterinarian
  • Administer treatments as prescribed by a veterinarian
  • Provide wound and bandage care
  • Conduct specialized procedures such as animal identification and hoof trimming
  • Educate and advise clients on animal health care including nutrition and home care
  • Assist in laboratory research
  • Perform routine animal dental procedures and assist veterinarians with animal dentistry
  • May perform a variety of office management and clerical duties.

 

Company Operating Name: Kitimat Veterinary Hospital

 

Business Address: 587 Mountainview Square, Kitimat, BC V8C 2N1

 

Title of Position: Veterinary Technician (Small Animal)

 

Terms of Employment: Full-time, permanent

 

Official Language/Language of Work: English

 

Wage Range: $18.35 per hour - $26.00 per hour (Canadian Dollars)

 

Location of Work: 587 Mountainview Square, Kitimat, BC V8C 2N1

 

Contact Information:

Name: Matthew Verwey

Telephone Number (Cell): 1-289-218-7041

Email: kitimatvethospital@gmail.com

 

Level of Education Required: Veterinary Technician degree

  • Completion of a two- or three-year Veterinary Technology college program from an accredited program in Canada, or equivalent, as assessed by the International Credential Assessment Service of Canada.  

 

Skill Requirements (Experience): No experience required

Employer Name:

Kitimat Veterinary Hospital LT

Apply by Email:

kitimatvethospital@gmail.com

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