Veterinary Technician

Boundary Bay Veterinary Specialty Hospital - Langley, BC (7 months ago)

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NOC: 3213

Business Address: 202-20434 64th Ave. Langley, BC V2Y 1N4

Vacation: 15 paid days per year.

Benefits: Education allowance, uniform allowance, staff pet discount on food and products.

Work Setting: Veterinary Clinic

This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all job applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of these groups: Indigenous people, Persons with disabilities, Newcomers to Canada, Seniors, Veterans, Visible minorities.

Overview:

We are seeking Veterinary Technicians to join our team. Our culture prioritizes and values veterinary technicians and their essential role in the clinical team. Our doctors and technicians are a cohesive team of professionals who strongly believe in collaboration, communication, respect, and lifelong learning. Boundary Bay Veterinary Specialty Hospital (BBVSH) has board-certified specialists in surgery, oncology, neurology, critical care and internal medicine. Each department works collaboratively with other services within BBVSH, as well as accepting referrals from other specialty and general practices.

Duties:

  • Administer treatments as prescribed by veterinarian
  • Produce diagnostic radiographs, collect samples and perform other laboratory tests
  • Prepare and administer medications and vaccines under direction of veterinarian
  • Assist veterinarian before, during and after surgery
  • Anesthetic monitoring and administration
  • Performing diagnostic tests and radiographs
  • Placing IV catheters and blood collection
  • Handle, restrain and care for animals undergoing treatment and surgery
  • Provide nursing care and rehabilitation therapy for animals
  • Provide wound and bandage care
  • Counsel clients on animal health care
  • Hospital and equipment maintenance
  • Medical record keeping

Requirements:

  • College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
  • Experience is an asset
  • An attention to detail as well as ability to multi-task
  • Excellent written and communication skills, ability to comfortably communicate with staff & clients
  • Team player
  • Organized, initiative, flexible, accurate
  • Willingness to relocate if necessary: relocation costs covered by employer
  • Area of Specialization: Small animals
  • Security and Safety: Criminal record check
  • Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Fast-paced environment; Work under pressure; Repetitive tasks; Handling heavy loads; Physically demanding; Manual dexterity; Attention to detail; Hand-eye co-ordination; Combination of sitting, standing, walking; Standing for extended periods; Walking; Bending, crouching, kneeling

How to apply:

  • By phone: 604-514-8383 between 07:00 AM and 11:00 PM
  • By fax: 604-427-2494
  • By mail: 202-20434 64th Avenue Langley, BC V2Y 1N4
  • In person: 202-20434 64th Avenue Langley, BC V2Y 1N4 between 09:00 AM and 09:00 PM

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $24.00 to $30.00 /hour

Experience:

  • Veterinary Technician: 1 year (Preferred)