Veterinary Technician, Emergency

Associate Veterinary Clinics (Ottawa ON, Canada) 25 days ago
Job Description:

Veterinary Technician, Emergency - VCA Canada Alta Vista Animal Hospital

VCA Canada Alta Vist Animal Hospital is currently recruiting for a full-time Veterinary Technician to join our team! We offer 24-hour emergency and critical care services in our critical care unit at the Alta Vista Animal Hospital facility.  We have a number of board-certified specialists on staff providing services such as cardiac care, specialized surgical procedures, cancer care, and ophthalmology.  Hours of work vary from 8 to 12 hours in length, including days, evening, weekends and overnights.   


As a key player in a team environment, the Registered Veterinary Technician is responsible for the following:

  • Assessment, triage, and, care of ill patients
  • Hourly treatments including feeding, administering medications
  • Assessing pain/status, restraint, and, lifting; Anesthetics, X-rays, and, laboratory work
  • Stocking, cleaning, and, maintenance of Emergency area
  • Provide lunch coverage for various departments
  • Math calculations
  • Client updates.


Veterinary Technician college diploma; Fluent in English (Reading, Writing and Oral); and, Able to support patients up to 50kg and lift up to 25kg

VCA Canada Offers!

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:

  • Comprehensive compensation structures that include wellness days, sick days and vacation time.
  • Continuing education benefits
  • Exceptional career development
  • Generous personal pet care discounts
  • NAVTA and professional dues
  • A network of highly educated and skilled professionals!!
  • And extra perks!

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 our website to learn more, .

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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