registered veterinary technician (RVT)

Toronto Humane Society - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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College/CEGEP

Will train

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
Registration by a provincial or territorial, or regional association as Registered Animal Health Technologist, Registered Veterinary Technician
Work Setting
Veterinary clinic
Animal shelter
Specific Skills
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
Handle, restrain and care for animals undergoing treatment and surgery
Counsel clients on animal health care
Assist veterinarian before, during and after surgery
Provide nursing care and rehabilitation therapy for animals
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Fast-paced environment
Work under pressure
Attention to detail
Hand-eye co-ordination
Combination of sitting, standing, walking
Standing for extended periods
Bending, crouching, kneeling
Personal Suitability
Effective interpersonal skills
Flexibility
Accurate
Team player
Excellent oral communication
Client focus
Judgement