Tech Assistant

VCA Animal Hospitals - Lake Country, BC (5 months ago)

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Veterinary Technician Assistant - VCA Canada Tri Lake Animal Hospital & Referral Centre
VCA Canada Tri Lake Animal Hospital & Referral Centre in Winfield, BC, is looking for a dedicated full time Technical Assistant to join our team. The successful candidate will be focused in the Specialty Surgery and Internal Medicine departments. As such, previous veterinary experience is a must and experience in these areas an asset. We are looking for great team players who would enjoy a fast-paced environment and are passionate about making a REAL difference in the lives of our patients and clients.

If you are searching for a pet-first atmosphere, in a practice that values your contribution to our team and a generous benefits package which includes a provincial conference, access to continuing education, uniform allowance, employee pet discounts and excellent medical/dental benefits, please apply!

What you need

Minimum 1 year experience working in veterinary practice
Previous experience with Specialty Surgery or Internal Medicine an asset
Exceptional client service skills that build trust and loyalty with clients
Strong communication skills and ability to work with a dynamic and diverse team
Compassion and nurturing attitude when providing care to clients and patients
Ability to remain calm and efficient in stressful situations
Positive outlook and enthusiasm for learning
Initiative in carrying out assignments independently
Your role will be

Assisting Veterinarians and Technicians with various tasks and treatment of pet patients
Handling and maintaining surgical equipment, including setup, cleaning and sterilization
Assisting in the management of surgical inventory levels
Providing compassionate care duties including feeding and walking patients
General hospital maintenance including cleaning kennels
Full disclosure - although the position will be focused on primarily supporting the Surgery and Internal Medicine departments on a Monday to Thursday 4 x 10hr shift schedule, the hospital offers 24 hour care 7 days a week to our patients and as such, the position may still see occasional weekend and night shifts!

VCA Canada Offers!

At our core are our people – people with different strengths and interests that enrich our diversity, innovation and excellence. A team we think of as family. When you join our family, VCA Canada offers:

Exceptional career development
Generous personal pet care discounts
A network of highly educated and skilled professionals!!
And more perks!
VCA Canada Cares!

At VCA Canada we don’t see an animal, we see a family member. VCA Canada embraces a culture of giving back to the communities we serve and demonstrates this philosophy through our national philanthropic program, Paw it Forward. Please visit our website to learn more,

Come join us caring for life’s greatest companions!

For more information on who we are, what we do, Paw It Forward and opportunities with VCA Canada, please visit us online at or or call 1-250-766-3236 and we would be delighted to talk to you about the positions available.

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.