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VCA Animal Hospitals Veterinary Assistant, ER, 404 Emergency and Referral Hospital in Newmarket, Ontario

Veterinary Assistant

Department: Emergency

Location: Newmarket, ON

404 Veterinary Emergency + Referral Hospital is currently welcoming two dependable and confident Technician Assistants to join our Emergency Department. These full-time opportunities include a range of responsibilities which directly contribute to the efficient and effective daily operation of the hospital. The primary responsibilities are to assist our veterinary team with various tasks and treatments.

Key responsibilities:

  • Assist veterinary staff with various tasks and treatments in different specialties

  • Create a warm and welcoming environment for our patient and pet parents

  • Create a positive, low-stress atmosphere for our clients and 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 dependent on service

Key attributes:

  • Exceptional client service skills

  • Compassion and nurturing attitude

  • Ability to remain calm in stressful situations

  • Ability to adapt in changing situations, takes direction and feedback in a constructive manner

  • Efficient in carrying out assignments independently

  • Takes initiative to complete various tasks throughout the day

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 !

  • 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!

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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