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VCA Animal Hospitals Registered Veterinary Technologist, Critical Care, Calgary Animal Referral and Emergency Centre in Calgary, Alberta

Registered Veterinary Technologist

Department: Critical Care

Location: Calgary, AB

Calgary Animal Referral and Emergency (C.A.R.E.) Centre is currently welcoming a Registered Veterinary Technologist, Critical Care to join our ever growing Critical Care Service.

Schedule: The schedule provides a great balance of weekday and weekend shifts, ensuring full weekends off per month. The majority of the shifts are day shifts, although there are some requirements for swing and overnight shifts (with premiums). Flexibility is an asset but we work to promote great work/life balance. Applicants must be registered and be registered with or eligible to register with AAAHT.

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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 you can thrive in: We have the right fit for you!.

  • RRSP Employer Group Match Program! Saving for your future just got easier with VCA Canada

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

  • A caring culture of Wellness and Appreciation!

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

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

  • Paid membership and dues

  • Paid wellness days, sick days, and vacation time

  • Employee assistance program

  • Continuing education benefits; paid to learn!

  • Exceptional career development: there is room to grow here!

  • 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

  • Annual uniform allowance

  • Generous personal pet care discounts

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

About us: The service currently consists of 4.5 Critical Care Specialists, 8 technicians, and 6 technician assistants. This is an exceptional opportunity for a motivated emergency technician to work in a specialty service that cares for emergency and CC patients. It is also an excellent opportunity for an individual who wants to gain their VTS in CC, or for those who have already have it. The Critical Care Service works very closely alongside the Emergency Service, which has a large team of Emergency technicians taking care of triage and ICU patients.

The C.A.R.E. Centre is a combined specialty and emergency hospital that services Southern Alberta and parts of BC. We are a fully functioning referral hospital, with board certified specialists in a wide range of referral services including: critical care, anesthesia, internal medicine, surgery, radiology, oncology, ophthalmology, neurology, cardiology, dermatology 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. Our CC AHTs have extensive exposure and involvement in patient care for Critical Care patients, providing a rich variety of cases. The philosophy of the C.A.R.E. Centre is to provide exceptional patient care in a progressive and cooperative teaching environment.

The successful candidate will have previous ER experience, a positive attitude, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and a strong desire to provide exceptional client experience.

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