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VCA Animal Hospitals Veterinary Technician, RVT, Eastern Passage Village Veterinary Clinic in Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia

Veterinary Technician, RVT

Location: Eastern Passage, NS

Eastern Passage Village Veterinary Clinic is currently welcoming full-time or part-time Veterinary Technicians to join our RVT team!

About us: Our clinic is a 15-minute drive to Dartmouth and is an easy commute from anywhere within Halifax Regional Municipality. Our newly renovated expanded hospital has a large, bright, beautiful new space to work in!! Eastern Passage Village Veterinary Clinic has been proudly an active member of our community in the Halifax Region since 1999 and strives to provide the best possible medical, surgical and dental care for small companion animals. Our hospital is within close proximity to 24/7 emergency clinic support; therefore no on-call, no overnights, no Sundays, and no holiday schedules! Nurturing a great culture is essential to our team. We are passionate about what we do and enjoy a collaborative team that focuses on how to make our work life better!

What you bring to this role:

  • Have completed a Veterinary Technician program; eligible to register

  • New graduates with knowledge of physical examinations, patient assessment, catheter placement, anesthesia monitoring, radiology, venipuncture, and pharmacy - welcome to apply! We love growing new graduates!

  • Surgical preparation, assistance and patient recovery

  • Ability to keep detailed and accurate patient records

  • Compassionate care for our hospitalized patients and their pet parents

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously

  • Ability to problem-solve or the ability to ask clarifying questions to help you find solutions

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills in working with your colleagues and pet parents

  • Passion to learn more within the role

  • A love for all companion animals!!

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!

Email: careers.canada@vca.com for further information or click Apply Now!

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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