Veterinarian Multi-Specialty Technician Assistant - VCA Canada Calgary Animal Referral & Emergency Centre
VCA Canada
4d ago

Job Description :

VCA Canada Calgary Animal Referral and Emergency (C.A.R.E.) Centre, a member of VCA Canada, is currently recruiting for a full time multi-service Tech Assistant to join our always growing facility.

The C.A.R.E. Centre is a fully functioning referral hospital, with board certified specialists in a wide range of referral services including : internal medicine, surgery, radiology, oncology, ophthalmology, neurology, critical care, cardiology, dermatology, emergency and dentistry / oral surgery.

The C.A.R.E Centre is committed to supporting pet owners and the veterinary community by providing the highest level of animal emergency and referral care.

The primary role of the ER Animal Health Technician Assistant is to assist the AHTs and veterinarians with daily tasks and patient care.

They are also the hands-on caregivers for our patients in hospital including feeding, walking and general cleanliness of patient and their housing to make their stay most comfortable.

The ideal candidate will be energetic, self-motivated, outgoing and possess strong organizational skills. The CARE Centre is a fast-paced environment so the ability to multi-task is essential.

Strong interpersonal skills are necessary to thrive in our strongly team-based environment, as well as to provide the exceptional client experience the CARE Centre is known to offer.

Some of the responsibilities include :

  • Assist specific services with their daily needs as required
  • Perform proper restraint techniques when assisting AHT’s and veterinarians assess and treat patients
  • Assist veterinarians and AHT's while they collect samples, take radiographs and perform ultrasounds
  • Provide physical and emotional support for patients
  • Help to maintain the hospital treatment areas and ensure general cleanliness
  • Other duties as needed for general maintenance of the ICU and hospital
  • At VCA Canada C.A.R.E. Centre, we believe in exceptional patient care within a progressive and cooperative teaching environment that allows for both professional growth and a balanced lifestyle.

    In addition to on-going training and advancement opportunities, we offer competitive wages, medical / dental benefits, uniform allowance, pet discounts and a generous continuing education allowance.

    Why You Should Consider Us

    At VCA, your passion for medicine and compassion for pets and people is matched with a commitment to your professional growth.

  • You will enjoy exposure to a diverse and stimulating caseload, employ the most advanced imaging and monitoring tools, and tap into the expertise of more than 4,500+ doctors, including 600+ boarded specialists.
  • You will sharpen your skills and even learn some new techniques and explore career options that only VCA can offer, such as continuing education, transfer, specialization, and leadership opportunities.
  • We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including : medical / dental / vision and paid vacation (for F / T employees only), generous personal pet care discounts, and more!
  • Come join us!

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