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VCA Animal Hospitals Veterinary Technician, Emergency, Alta Vista Animal Hospital in Ottawa, Ontario

Veterinary Technician

Department: Emergency

Location: Ottawa, ON

New grads welcome!

If you love a fast-paced, action-packed shift and are looking for more variety during your day, then Alta Vista Animal Hospital, ER is the place for you!

We offer 24-hour emergency and critical care services in our state-of-the-art facility.

Schedule: Hours of work vary from 10 to 12 hours in length, including days, evenings, weekends and overnights (with an additional $6/hour overnight premium). This position reports directly to the Technical Resource Manager - ER and Treatment departments.

The skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to:

  • Venipuncture

  • Catheter placement

  • Radiology

  • Anesthesia monitoring

  • Physical examinations and patient assessment

  • Surgical preparation and assisting

  • Dentistry

  • Laboratory work

  • Pharmacy

  • Patient recovery

  • Compassionate care for our hospitalized patients

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!

  • 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

  • A caring culture of Wellness and Appreciation!

  • 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!

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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