RVT - Veterinary Technician

Petroglyph Animal Hospital - Nanaimo, BC (30+ days ago)

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Petroglyph Animal Hospital, in Nanaimo, BC, on beautiful Vancouver Island, is looking for a full-time Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT).

At Petroglyph Animal Hospital, we take pride in our work environment. We allow each of our staff members to function at their full potential. This means that you will have the opportunity and support to put those years of hard work at University to use. The DVM’s at Petroglyph rely heavily on the RVT’s for tasks such as: TPR’ing surgery patients, drawing up and administering medications, bloodwork, all lab work, researching new techniques and treatments, laser therapy for trauma patients, triaging and caring for all in-clinic patients. The full-time, dedicated team of assistants allows the RVT to focus on tasks at hand as we are a very busy practice that offers specialty services such as orthopedics, dermatology, and dentistry. We offer CE, on-sight training, and support from your fellow Petroglyph family in areas you may not be familiar with initially. RVT’s have the freedom to express themselves by taking on projects that are geared towards their niche such as weight loss, end-of-life care packages, diabetes consults, and any other areas of medicine you may be interested in. Our fully equipped hospital make the RVT’s job easier, including digital dental xrays for performing dental COHATS, DR imaging xray machines, and full in-house lab diagnostics.

Provided equipment:

  • AVImark hospital software
  • Digital dental xrays/ DR Xray
  • Laser therapy
  • Digital ultrasound
  • In-house Idexx lab, including: Catalyst1, Procyte, Snap shot, and Sedivue

Petroglyph Animal Hospital offers:

  • Competitive wages
  • Extensive benefits plan
  • CE allowance
  • Annual RVT dues paid
  • Access to online training

As further enticement, not only will you have a fulfilling workplace position but you will have the beautiful city of Nanaimo and the wonders of Vancouver Island at your doorstep. The West Coast lifestyle is unparalled offering plenty of year round indoor and outdoor activities. Imagine finishing your shift and heading off for a hike, a bike ride, a round of golf, or snowboarding. That’s just the tip of the iceberg (which we don’t have because it never gets that cold!). If this all sounds appealing and you are a team player who wants to further your knowledge and advance your career in a caring environment, please contact Erica Boulet, Practice Manager, at 250-754-8822 or erica@petroglyphanimalhospital with your attached resume. We look forward to hearing from you!

Job Type: Full-time - Salary commensurate with experience


  • Extended health care
  • Vision care
  • Disability insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Vacation & paid time off
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Dental care
  • Life insurance
  • Casual dress
  • Wellness programs
  • Education reimbursement

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • veterinary: 1 year (Required)