Treatment Veterinary Assistant, Emergency - VCA Canada Alta Vista Animal Hospital
VCA Canada
Ottawa,ON,K1T1M9
3d ago

Job Description :

VCA Canada Alta Vista Animal Hospital is seeking a Treatment Veterinary Assistant, Emergency for a full-time, permanent position.

The hours of work are a minimum average of 40 hours per week running from 7am to 3pm but may vary by week. This position reports directly to the Technical Resources Manager, Emergency / ICU.

As a key player in a team environment, the Treatment Veterinary Assistant is responsible for the following :

  • Attending morning rounds with overnight treatment / ICU team
  • Provide morning updates to clients regarding overnight care
  • Assist treatment veterinarian with treatment sheets for in hospital patients
  • Input veterinarian communication into records.
  • Organize laboratory folder and assist veterinarian relaying results to owner
  • Help to restrain patients for exams
  • Create estimates
  • Responsible for calling discharged patients for updates on conditions
  • Assist in taking Emergency transfer calls from primary care veterinarians
  • Qualifications & Skills :

  • Fluent in English (Reading, Writing and Oral)
  • Able to lift up to 25 kg
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks / projects
  • Ability to maintain composure in stressful and emergency situations
  • Proven ability to organize, take initiative, work independently, exhibits decision making skills and exercises good judgment
  • Exhibits a positive attitude and uses courtesy, diplomacy and discretion; and,
  • Maintains professional ethics and confidentiality.
  • 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!
  • 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.

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