Animal Care Attendant, ER Department
Oakville, Ontario
4d ago

VCA Canada is Canada’s largest network of companion animal hospitals, devoted to providing compassionate care for pets. Our team of over 2500 people operate specialty-referral, primary care, alternative therapy and emergency hospitals and are committed to providing superior patient care and client experience.

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

In support we provide career development and growth opportunities, continuing education, scholarships and awards. We are also passionate about giving back to the community through Paw It Forward, our national philanthropic program.

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VCA Canada Mississauga Oakville Veterinary Emergency Hospital is a rapidly growing 24HR Emergency and Specialty Referral Hospital serving the areas of Oakville, Mississauga and beyond.

We offer a wide range of wellness and advanced care services such as dentistry, ophthalmology, cardiology, oncology, animal rehabilitation, radiology, surgery and more.

We take great pride in our commitment to the highest standards of patient and client care. Being of service to our clients and patients is the definition of our purpose and the mission of our practice.

VCA Canada Mississauga-Oakville Emergency department is currently recruiting for a dependable and outgoing Animal Care Attendant to join our clinic.

This full-time opportunity includes a range of responsibilities which directly attributes to the efficient and effective daily operation of the department.

A few 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
  • 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
  • Our emergency department provides thorough training to all new staff members, including a mentoring program, to ensure the success of all new team members!

    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!
  • Schedule : This position includes some

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