Registered Veterinary Technician/Technologist

Location: Halifax


Details

Hospital: Lady Hammond Animal Hospital

Type: Part-time Employment or Full-time Employment

Education: Diploma - Veterinary Technician/Technologist

Category: Registered Veterinary Technician/Technologist

Are you looking to join a friendly, inclusive, and experienced team that will welcome you with open arms? Are you searching for an opportunity fully utilize your RVT skills and make an impact in the Halifax community? Well search no further!

Lady Hammond Animal Hospital has an outstanding opportunity for an enthusiastic and compassionate RVT to join our amazing team on a part-time or full-time basis. You will be scheduled for 16 – 40 hours per week based on personal preference.

Lady Hammond Animal Hospital is a full-service animal hospital and welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. Dr. Umer Khan, Dr. Yassar Hammid, Dr. Kim Peacock, and Dr. Penny Graven have years of experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care. Our hospital empowers pets to live the best life possible, and we take pride in our ability to foster healthy long-term relationships with the community and each other. If you have a desire to work with a team that is committed to creating a better veterinary experience for pets and their pet parents, this is the perfect opportunity for you!

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Communicate in a compassionate and professional manner with clients and fellow veterinary care team members using efficient oral and written communication skills.
  • Administer and analyze diagnostic tests (hematology, clinical chemistry, cytology, urinalysis, etc.) utilizing appropriate equipment and techniques.
  • Assist Veterinarian with surgical and therapeutic procedures. Utilize gold-standard patient care techniques, ensuring operating room environment complies with all aseptic standards and protocols.
  • Administer and monitor anesthesia and analgesia in accordance with the veterinary scope of practice and provincial laws governing the RVT profession.
  • Provide excellent veterinary nursing care in a professional and ethical manner through the synthesis of veterinary theory, principles and concepts (including Fear Free techniques) within the scope of regulations dictated by the provincial governing laws of the profession.
  • Document and maintain accurate veterinary medical records, following regulated procedures and standards.
  • Operate and maintain state-of-the-art veterinary medical equipment, following health and safety regulations in accordance with veterinary profession standards.
  • Execute and evaluate quality diagnostic images utilizing knowledge of theory, principles and concepts.
  • Perform dental procedures in compliance with professional veterinary industry standards, employing an in-depth knowledge of dental structures, conditions and lesions, causes and stages of diseases.
  • Manage multiple priorities simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
  • Maintain an appropriate inventory of all medical supplies as determined by veterinary office inventory control procedures.
  • Maintain and support a collaborative work environment and assist other staff members as required.

Total Compensation:

We recognize how critical RVTs are to providing the best possible medical, surgical, and preventative medicine. We prove this by supporting your personal, financial, and professional growth through:

  • Continuing Education (CE)
  • A Competitive Wage Rate
  • A Comprehensive Health Benefits Package (Medical, Dental, & Vision premiums paid by clinic)
  • Professional Services Coverage (chiropractor, massage therapist, physiotherapist, acupuncturist and more)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Licensing & Membership Dues
  • Paid Vacation time
  • Paid Sick & Personal Days
  • Generous Veterinary Discounts (75% off services for your own pets, and an extended family and friends discount)
  • Clothing Allowance
  • Signing Bonus to help with moving expenses can be arranged for out-of-town candidates

 

If you are looking for a progressive environment where each individual is heard, and recognized for their unique contributions, we'd love to talk.

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing a respectful, inclusive, and diverse workplace.

Visit our website at: www.ladyhammondvets.com

Contact Information: Text or call Matt at 289-218-7041 to arrange an introductory conversation to learn more. Submit your CV to jobs@p3vetpartners.ca

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