Veterinary Technician Practicum Placements - VCA Canada Richmond Hill Animal Hospital
VCA Canada
Toronto, ON
6d ago

Job Description :

VCA Canada Richmond Hill Animal Hospital, located in Richmond Hill, ON., is accepting applications for our 2022 VETERINARY TECHNICIAN Practicum Placements .

This is your chance to apply your classroom studies to real life and acquire first-hand experience working in a Veterinary Hospital.

Our Practicum positions will provide you with invaluable insights into your career path post-graduation. As a valued member of our team, you will develop practical and professional skills by working closely with our licensed Doctors and Technicians.

You will be introduced to the inner workings of our hospitals while also gaining exposure and education in some of the following areas :

  • Observe and participate where applicable with technical skills : venipuncture, IV placement, catheter, pain management and physical examinations
  • Learn how patient files are electronically captured, updated and stored
  • Exposure to varying cases requiring different support and skills
  • Exposure to prescriptions and tracking of various medications
  • Students at our ER and Specialty hospitals will have the opportunity to work in many different departments such as triage, ICU, critical care, anesthesia and surgery
  • Requirements :

  • Applicants must be current Canadian students enrolled in a Veterinary Technician / Technologist or Animal Health Technician / Technologist program
  • Must be able to repeatedly lift 40lbs
  • Exceptional client service skills that build trust and loyalty
  • Compassionate and nurturing attitude providing care to clients and patients
  • Work effectively as a team player
  • Ability to remain calm and efficient in stressful situations
  • Initiative in carrying out assignments independently
  • What VCA Canada Offers

    At our core are our people people with different strengths and interests that enrich our diversity, innovation, and excellence.

  • A caring culture of Wellness and Appreciation !
  • VTNE preparation support
  • General Practice and Emergency Hospital practicums available
  • Career placement!
  • GIFTS! We reward and thank ALL our practicum students at the end of their placements!
  • Click Apply Now or email careers.canada and join our team!


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