Salary: $18.00 - $23.00/Hourly
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Start Date: As soon as possible
Minimum Education: Diploma
Positions Available: 2
NOC Group: Veterinary and Animal Health Technologists and Technicians (3213)
NOC Job Title: Veterinary Technician
Expires in 7 days
Last Updated: 2019-06-12
Job Number: 566660
5A - 9701 Menzies Street
Chilliwack, British Columbia
V2P 5Z6, Canada
This job is posted by an employment agency or third party on behalf of the employer.
Employer Name: Menzies Pet Hospital
Industry Title: Other Personal Services (8129)
Menzies Pet Hospital
5A - 9701 Menzies Street
Chilliwack, BC V2P 5Z6
Located in the heart of British Columbia's beautiful Fraser Valley, Menzies Pet Hospital provides exceptional diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive pet health care seven days a week. We are currently seeking a qualified Veterinary Technician to join our busy practice. This is a full-time, permanent position at our clinic location in Chilliwack, BC.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
The Veterinary Technician will provide nursing care and rehabilitation therapy for patients; handle, restrain and care for animals undergoing treatment and surgery; produce radiographs, collect and analyze samples, and perform other laboratory tests to assist in the diagnosis of animal health problems; assist the veterinarian with animals before, during and following surgery by preparing surgical equipment, administering and monitoring anaesthetics, and cleaning up after surgery; assist the veterinarian during physical examinations and other healthcare procedures; prepare and administer medications under the direction of the veterinarian; administer treatments as prescribed by the veterinarian, including wound and bandage care; conduct specialized procedures such as animal identification; educate and advise clients on animal health care, including nutrition and home care; assist in laboratory research; perform routine animal dental health procedures and assist the veterinarian with animal dentistry; maintain daily patient records on Avimark veterinary software; and perform a variety of office management and clerical duties, as required. Overtime is available if desired.
Successful completion of a two-yaer animal health/veterinary technology program is required for this position. A registered veterinary technician license is an asset. Strong Englisn communication (reading, writing, speaking) skills required.
SALARY & BENEFITS
The position pays between $18.00 and $23.00 per hour, based on education and years of experience, and on a 40 hour work week. Benefits include extended health care and dental coverage.
Qualified applicants are invited to submit their resumes by email. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
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