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
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
GIFTS! We reward and thank ALL our practicum students at the end of their placements!
Click Apply Now or email careers.canada vca.com and join our team!