Veterinary Technician

Posted: January 11, 2022
Full Time

Britannia Heights Veterinary Corporation O/A Britannia Heights Veterinary Clinic

Company: Britannia Heights Veterinary Corporation O/A Britannia Heights Veterinary Clinic
Business information: Britannia Heights Veterinary Clinic is a well-established, full-service, small animal veterinary hospital providing comprehensive medical, surgical and dental care. We provide a broad spectrum of diagnostic procedures through in-house testing and the use of external laboratories. We also work closely with local practices when special diagnostic procedures are required. The facility includes a well-stocked pharmacy, in-hospital surgery suite, in-house x-ray capabilities, a closely supervised hospitalization area, and indoor boarding kennels with outdoor walking areas.
Business address: 2579 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, ON K2B 7H7
Work Location: Same as above
Type of Employment: Full time – Permanent
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description:
• Handle, restrain and care for animals undergoing treatment and surgery
• Assist veterinarian before, during and after surgery
• Prepare and administer medications and vaccines under the direction of a veterinarian
• Administer treatments as prescribed by veterinarian
• Conduct specialized procedures on animals such as animal identification and hoof trimming
• Counsel clients on animal health care
• Produce diagnostic radiographs, collect samples, and perform other laboratory tests
• Assist with veterinary office management
• Perform routine animal dental procedures and assist veterinarians with animal dentistry
• Provide wound and bandage care
• Discharge surgical patients at the end of the day

- Education: Completion of a two or three-year animal health/veterinary technology college program is required
- Experience: A minimum of 1 year of experience as a Veterinary Technician or Assistant is required.
- An empathic person who is able to stay calm under stressful situations
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Handling heavy loads, Manual dexterity, Attention to detail, Hand-eye co-ordination, Fast-paced environment, Standing for extended periods, Combination of sitting, standing, walking, Repetitive tasks, Work under pressure, Physically demanding, Tight deadlines
Personal Suitability: Client focus, Organized, Team player, Initiative, Excellent written communication, Accurate, Effective interpersonal skills, Excellent oral communication, Flexibility, Judgement
Language: English is required

Salary: $17.50 to $19.50 hourly, 40 hours per week.

Benefits: RRSP benefits, Pension plan benefits, scrubs. Travel expenses will be covered by the employer if the worker needs to relocate.

Important Information:
Flexibility on schedule is required. Work schedule includes 8-hour shifts between 8:30 AM and 5:00 PM from Monday to Friday. Overtime may be required.

Apply by e-mail to:
Apply by mail to: 2579 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, ON K2B 7H7

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