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VCA Animal Hospitals Veterinary Assistant - Eastern Passage Village Veterinary Clinic in Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia

Veterinary Assistant

Eastern Passage, NS

Eastern Passage Village Veterinary Clinic is currently welcoming a full-time dependable and caring Veterinary Assistant to join our team. This is an exceptional opportunity for an organized, motivated, and empathetic individual to join us in a very important support role for the entire hospital.

Having a great culture is essential to our team. We work hard every day and want to have a good time both in and out of the hospital. Our hospital has a culture team that focuses on how to make our work life better! We enjoy fun activities together outside of work, celebrate events/wins, seek regular feedback from every team member and are continually trying to improve as a place of work.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate:

  • Exceptional client service skills

  • Compassion and nurturing attitude

  • Ability to remain calm in stressful situations and adapt to changing situations

  • Take initiative and work independently

  • Veterinary Assistant (VA) or Veterinary Office Assistant (VOA) program certificate an asset

Some of the skills and responsibilities include:

  • Assist veterinary staff with various tasks and treatments

  • Create a warm and welcoming environment for our pet parents

  • Create a positive, low-stress atmosphere for our patients

  • General housekeeping duties; cleanliness of reception area, pet holding areas, and common areas

  • Willingness to learn more regarding; veterinary services, updated medical office procedures, and assisting the Veterinary staff with various tasks and treatments

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

  • A caring culture of Wellness and Appreciation !

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

  • Competitive wages and benefits!

  • Opportunity to apply for a Veterinary Technician/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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