Veterinary Technician

Fredericton Animal Hospital - Fredericton, NB (21 months ago)

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Fredericton Animal Hospital requires a full-time veterinary technician. We have 5 veterinarians and a staff of 16 and our facility is brand new, with digital radiography, an in-house lab, dentistry, and multi-purpose rigid endoscopy. We are accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association.

For us, it’s not just about the animals, though we do love them. We build long-term relationships with our clients and want people to enjoy coming to see us. We give our technicians a lot of responsibility. They are a key part of our medical team and we want them to use all their skills and training to do some really neat stuff.

In this position, you will be responsible for all aspects of client and patient care including doing appointments, performing diagnostic screenings, educating clients, scheduling appointments, assisting in medical and surgical procedures, inventory management tasks, and general administrative tasks. Our technicians are supported by our veterinary assistants and we empower our techs to apply all their technical skills and training.

The person we’re looking for:
Has 2+ years full time experience as a veterinary technician and is looking to take on a new challenge. We also encourage techs with less experience, but who have a strong desire to learn and excel to apply.
Has graduated (or is about to graduate) from an accredited veterinary technology program (if you do not have a diploma or experience, please apply for our veterinary assistant position)
An accreditation (RVT or equivalent) is not required, but is an asset
Has strong leadership skills and loves working with others.
Loves meeting and talking to people and educating them about their pet’s health.
Would be described by your friends as organized and a stickler for accuracy.
Is a fast learner who believes in continuous learning. You will need to talk intelligently with clients about veterinary issues and diseases.
Can handle days that are random and tasks that vary. When things get busy, you put on a smile and dive in. You get along with others and like to have fun at work!
In return, we offer a fun team-based work environment, an above average compensation and benefits package, and a chance to develop your skills to help animals have long, happy and healthy lives.

We offer:
Generous compensation based on experience and qualifications
Paid vacation plus paid sick days
Paid uniforms
Staff discount and group health plan (prescription drug, dental, vision) provided
Continuing education opportunities
To apply, please submit cover letter and resume.

We thank everyone for their interest, but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. All applications will be held in strict confidence.