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VCA Animal Hospitals Multi-Specialty Veterinary Technologist, Calgary Animal Referral and Emergency Centre in Calgary, Alberta

Multi-Specialty Veterinary Technologist, RVT

Location: Calgary, AB

Calgary Animal Referral and Emergency (C.A.R.E.) Centre, a member of VCA Canada, is currently welcoming a full-time multi-service Registered Veterinary Technologist to join our always-growing facility.

The successful candidate will possess excellent interpersonal skills and be compassionate with the ability to adapt to the needs of the clients within the various services. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential, as is the ability to work well within a highly functioning team. This person will be self-motivated to keep busy when not assigned to a specific department and expected to work in the ER when required.

Anesthesia training will be provided by our board-certified anesthesiologist, as well as training in all the specialty teams before the candidate starts full-time in the position. Duties will include: Starting client appointments, collecting and running or submitting blood samples, and radiographs, learning how to perform CT scans, monitoring sedated and anesthetized patients, as well as maintaining timely and accurate patient records.

Schedule: The schedule for this position will be a 4 x 10.5 hour shift over the Monday - Friday period. After-hours on-call anesthesia once full training is complete will be required.

Applicants must be registered AHT and be eligible for registration with AAAHT/ABVMA in Alberta. ABVMA registration must be complete by the first day of employment.

At VCA Canada C.A.R.E. Centre, we believe in exceptional patient care within a progressive and cooperative teaching environment that allows for both professional growth and a balanced lifestyle. In addition to ongoing training and advancement opportunities, we offer competitive wages, medical/dental benefits, uniform allowance, pet discounts and a generous continuing education allowance.

Why You Should Consider Us

At VCA, your passion for medicine and compassion for pets and people is matched with a commitment to your professional growth.

  • You will enjoy exposure to a diverse and stimulating caseload, employ the most advanced imaging and monitoring tools, and tap into the expertise of more than 4,500+ doctors, including 600+ boarded specialists.

  • You will sharpen your skills—and even learn some new techniques—and explore career options that only VCA can offer, such as continuing education, transfer, specialization, and leadership opportunities.

  • We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including: medical/dental/vision and paid vacation (for F/T employees only), generous personal pet care discounts, and more!

What VCA Canada Offers

Join our team and you will make a huge difference in the lives of pets and their families! With an extensive network of hospitals across Canada, each location offers a diverse experience, a local community feel, and a caring culture of Wellness and Appreciation! you can thrive in!

  • VCA Canada Student Loan RRSP Program – Ask us more!

  • Medical Library; 2000+ journals, 600+ textbooks, research, and more at your fingertips!

  • Ask us about our mobilization and hands-free radiology!

  • RRSP Employer 5 % Match Program – saving for your future just got easier!

  • Paid membership and dues; Annual uniform allowance

  • Paid wellness days, sick days, and vacation time

  • Employee assistance program

  • Continuing education benefits; paid to learn!

  • Referral Bonus Rewards!

  • E-tools to assist with meditation, better sleep, exercise, and focus

  • Virtual health care (telemedicine) offering quick access to quality care

  • Access to amazing mini-courses

  • Opportunities to give back to your community through VCA initiatives

  • Generous personal pet care discounts

  • And extra perks like shopping discounts and cool wellness apps!

About us: The C.A.R.E. Centre is a fully functioning referral hospital, with board-certified specialists in a wide range of referral services including: internal medicine, surgery, anesthesia, radiology, oncology, ophthalmology, neurology, critical care, cardiology, dermatology, emergency and dentistry/oral surgery. The C.A.R.E Centre is committed to supporting pet owners and the veterinary community by providing the highest level of animal emergency and referral care.

Come join us!

For more information regarding this opportunity, please email (kiera.goodridge@vca.comc) or click the apply button. Looking forward to meeting you!

VCA 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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