Registered Veterinary Technologist, RVT (Rehabilitation)

Associate Veterinary Clinics (Winfield BC, Canada) 22 days ago
Job Description:

VCA Canada Tri Lake Animal Hospital & Referral Centre in Winfield, BC, is looking for a Registered Veterinary Technologist (RVT) to join our Rehab team!

Tri Lake's Rehabilitation service is fully equipped and overseen by a rehabilitation veterinarian that is board certified in Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation and is certified as a canine rehabilitation therapist, veterinary pain practitioner, and veterinary medical acupuncturist.

Our service is growing and we are looking to expand our team with someone that has a strong interest in rehabilitation, a heart for customer service, passion for patient care, works well in a team environment, strong organizational skills, great attention to detail, and enjoys building relationships. The service prides itself on developing close relationships with our clients and providing excellent client communication.

Why We Need You

You will be working under the guidance of our rehabilitation veterinarian to assist with the implementation of rehabilitation plans. The position requires candidates to possess excellent personal fitness, ability to lift disabled dogs, stand for long periods of time, and be on the floor with patients. The skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to:

  • Restraint
  • Assisting with completion of rehabilitation therapies – hydrotherapy and therapeutic exercises
  • Assist with orthotic development
  • Scheduling appointments
  • Electronic medical record keeping
  • Housekeeping duties
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Registered Veterinary Technician/Technologist RVT (or eligible to register)

  • A demonstrated passion to work in the area of veterinary rehabilitation
  • A passion and huge heart for our patients requiring pain management therapy
  • A self learner in small companion animal rehabilitation considered an asset
  • Preference will be given to candidates that have experience or education in veterinary rehabilitation

About Us

Located in the central Okanagan, Tri Lake Animal Hospital is a full-service animal hospital, just a short drive from both Kelowna and Vernon. We provide health and emergency care for cats, dogs, rabbits, birds, reptiles and other exotics. Our hospital is equipped with an in house laboratory, CT scanner, ultrasound, digital radiology suite and 24-hour RVT staffing. Our team is made up of experienced professionals, all dedicated to continuous learning and providing an excellent experience for both our clients and their pets.

Why You Should Consider Us

At our core are our people – people with different strengths and interests that enrich our diversity, innovation and excellence.  A team we think of as family. When you join our family, VCA Canada offers:

  • Exceptional career development
  • Continuing Education benefits
  • Generous personal pet care discounts
  • Health and Dental insurance for eligible employees
  • Paid Vacation, Wellness, and Sick time
  • Professional dues: BCVTA and NAVTA
  • A network of highly educated and skilled professionals
  • And more!

VCA Canada Cares!

At VCA Canada we don’t see an animal, we see a family member.  VCA Canada embraces a culture of giving back to the communities we serve and demonstrates this philosophy through our national philanthropic program, Paw it Forward.  Please visit us online to learn more at or or call 1-250-766-3236 and we would be delighted to talk to you about the positions available.

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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