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VCA Animal Hospitals Veterinary Technician Assistant - Shamrock Animal Hospital in Comox, British Columbia

Veterina r y Technician Assistant

Comox, BC

Shamrock Animal Hospital in Comox, BC is looking for a full time Veterinary Technician Assistant to join our team. This position works 40 hours per week.

The successful candidate will be a believer in the possibilities of high quality veterinary medicine and patient care—with the expertise and technical know-how to make them happen.

In this position, you will be supporting our Doctors and Technicians team by creating a positive, low-stress atmosphere for our clients and patients.

Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Maintaining medical records

  • Preparing surgical suite and surgical patients.

  • Filling prescriptions.

  • Performing laboratory work and diagnostic imaging.

  • Providing compassionate care and a home away from home for boarded and hospitalized pets and general hospital maintenance including cleaning kennels

What’s required?

  • Exceptional client service skills that build trust and loyalty with clients

  • Strong communication skills and ability to work with a dynamic and diverse team

  • Compassion and nurturing attitude when providing care to clients and patients

  • Ability to remain calm and efficient in stressful situations

  • Positive outlook and enthusiasm

  • Initiative in carrying out assignments independently

  • Previous veterinary education or certificate is preferred

Compensation: $16.75 to $25.00 per hour. The hourly rate range is for the primary location for which the job is posted. It may vary depending on the work location of the successful candidate or other factors.

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!

  • A caring culture of Wellness and Appreciation !

  • VCA Canada RRSP Student Loan - Ask us more!

  • Competitive wages and benefits!

  • RRSP matching!

  • Opportunity to apply for a Veterinary Technologist scholarship (annual process)

  • Annual uniform allowance

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

  • Referral Bonus Rewards

  • 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!

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VCA Canada 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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