Job Description :
VCA Canada Mississauga-Oakville Cardiology Department is currently recruiting for a dependable and outgoing Animal Care Attendant to join our growing team! We are looking for a highly motivated individual who can provide exemplary care to our patients and clients.
Previous experience in a veterinary hospital is a strong asset. Further attributes and qualifications are :
Caring for our patients; feeding, walking and offering a gentle voice of assurance
Ensure animal housing or enclosure is clean, sanitary and comfortable
Create a warm and welcoming atmosphere for patients and pet parents
Excellent customer service skills; a real aptitude for putting pets and pet parents at ease and creating a welcoming environment
Ability to prioritize workload
General housekeeping duties
Willingness to learn more regarding veterinary services and updated medical procedures
Compassion and nurturing attitude
Ability to remain calm in stressful situations and maintain a high quality of care in a busy environment
Ability to adapt in changing situations
Working with a team focus, assisting the veterinary staff with various procedures, tasks and treatments
Ability to confidently and safely restrain / lift patients as required to assist with various procedures.
ACAs in Cardiology have the opportunity to work with and learn from our Cardiology RVT as well as our board-certified Veterinary Cardiologist.
Schedule : This position involves 3 x 8 hour shifts per week to start, and flexibility is appreciated.
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 :
Exceptional career development
Generous personal pet care discounts
A network of highly educated and skilled professionals!!
And more perks!