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Veterinary technician

Others BC, British Columbia,CANADA
 
 
 
Job ID
:
#JP247-142736
 
Employer
:
Gulf Island Veterinary Clinic
 
Job Category
:
Others
 
Posting Date
:
June 20, 2022
 
Expiry date
:
July 20, 2022
 
Vacancies
:
1
 
Website
:
 
Salary
:
CAD$20
 
 
 
 

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Assist the veterinarian in the care of animals
  • Perform an initial evaluation of the animal's condition
  • Clean and wrap wounds
  • Check vital statistics, collect samples, and administer medication
  • Perform basic lab work, including urinalysis and blood tests
  • Assist with procedures such as teeth cleaning
  • Help during patient examinations and surgical procedures by restraining animals when necessary,
  • Stock examination and surgery rooms with supplies
  • Sterilize tools and ensure that equipment is in working order

 

Required Education & Experience.

  • Minimum 6 months to 1 year of experience in a similar position
  • Completion of a two- or three-year animal health/veterinary technology college program is required.

 

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Genuinely enjoys working with animals and can deal with them even when they are stressed or ill or in pain.
  • Can stay calm and efficient during a medical crisis
  • Is experienced in the teamwork approach and works well with all hospital staff members.
  • Has excellent client communication skills
  • Work requires lifting and carrying animals (will be assisted by other staff members in lifting animals over 40 lbs). Walks or stands for extended periods of time; frequently works in a bent position.
  • May be exposed to unpleasant odors, noises, and animal feces.

 

Pay Rate/ Salary:  $20 per hour

Full-time 36-40 hours per week

Medical, dental, and group insurance benefits

 

If you meet the requirements of this position and wish to apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to jobs@gulfislandvet.com

Applicants are asked to apply based on the options above, phone calls will not be accepted.
This position is open to all qualified applicants & only those shortlisted will be notified.