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VCA Animal Hospitals RVT, Patient Care - Toronto Veterinary Emergency Hospital in Scarborough, Ontario

RVT, Patient Care

Scarborough, ON

Toronto Veterinary Emergency Hospital is welcoming a Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT ) to join our team of skilled veterinary professionals. While our network is large, we still offer that local community feeling, mentorship, and additional training!

  • Have completed a Veterinary Technician or Animal Health Technician program.

  • New graduates with knowledge of physical examinations, patient assessment, catheter placement, anesthesia monitoring, radiology, venipuncture, and pharmacy - welcome to apply!We love growing new graduates!

  • Surgical preparation, assisting and patient recovery.

  • Ability to keep detailed and accurate patient records.

  • Compassionate care for our hospitalized patients and their pet parents

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously.

  • Ability to problem-solve or the ability to ask clarifying questions to help you find solutions.

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills in working with your colleagues and pet parents.

  • Passion to learn more within the role.

  • A love for all companion animals!!

Key Functions:

  • Patient Care technician should regard all of the patients listed on the white board(s) as his/her patients (in cooperation with the technician for that clinician) and assumes responsibility for the in-hospital care of those patients

  • Demonstrate a high knowledge level regarding the care and management of simple and complex surgery/medical cases

  • Promote efficiency within the service

  • Assist in other areas of the hospital as directed by supervisor

List of Duties

  • Patient Care technician should regard all of the patients listed on the white board(s) as his/her patients in cooperation with the primary service technician & assumes responsibility for the in-hospital care of those patients, including but not limited to post-anesthesia care

  • TPR animals prior to surgery

  • Assist efficiency of flow of cases by catheter placement, bloodwork collection/processing, and radiographs

  • Sample processing (histology, etc.), dispensation of medications

  • Transfer patients downstairs at end of day and round to appropriate staff

  • Help with patient discharges as needed

  • Assist with anesthesia as needed

  • Participate in drug count and drug stocking

  • Help to maintain a clean and tidy workspace

  • Work successfully both as a team member and independently and avoid behaviour that negatively affects morale

What VCA Canada Offers

Join our team and you will make a huge difference in the lives of pets and their families! With an extensive network of hospitals across Canada, each location offers a diverse experience, a local community feel, and a caring culture you can thrive in: We have the right fit for you!

  • RRSP Employer Group Match Program! Saving for your future just got easier with VCA Canada

  • VCA Canada RRSP Student Loan Program - Ask us more!

  • Extensive online anytime-anywhere access to journals and textbooks

  • Ask us about our mobilization and hands-free radiology!

  • Paid membership and dues

  • Paid wellness days, sick days, and vacation time

  • Employee assistance program

  • Continuing education benefits; paid to learn!

  • Exceptional career development: there is room to grow here!

  • Referral Bonus Rewards!

  • E-tools to assist with meditation, better sleep, exercise, and focus

  • Virtual health care (telemedicine) offering quick access to quality care

  • A caring culture of Wellness and Appreciation!

  • Access to amazing mini-courses

  • Opportunities to give back to your community through VCA initiatives

  • Annual uniform allowance

  • Generous personal pet care discounts

  • And extra perks like shopping discounts and cool wellness apps!

Email : careers.canada@vca.com for further information or click Apply Now!

VCA Canada is committed to providing an inclusive and diverse workplace and is an equal-opportunity employer. If you require any assistance, please let us know.

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