Veterinary Technician/Veterinary Assistant

East River Animal Hospital - New Glasgow, NS (30+ days ago)

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Are looking to use your veterinary technical skills to their full potential? Excited about working with animals and a fun team? Then look no more, we are looking for a full-time veterinary technician/veterinary assistant at East River Animal Hospital. Our goal is to provide passionate pet care for the sick and healthy and to invest our knowledge into others for a better tomorrow.

In this role you will:

  • Work closely with our clients and their pets
  • Provide patients with a high level of patient care
  • Assist veterinarians in providing care for animals including physical examinations, dental procedures, surgeries, immunization
  • Provide client education and marketing
  • Maintain inventory

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Enjoy working individually and as a team with a great work ethic
  • Excel at communication skills
  • Have a commitment to excellent client service
  • To possess strong organizational skills
  • Strong working knowledge of pharmaceutical drugs, common diseases, their symptoms, means of transmission, treatment and prevention and other basic preventative health care recommendations.


  • Veterinary Technician certification preferred
  • 2 years’ experience working in a veterinary practice
  • AVImark software experience is preferred

As an employer of choice, we will provide you:

  • $16.00 per hour - Veterinary Technician
  • $14.00 per hour - Veterinary Assistant
  • Insurance Options
  • Continuing Education
  • Paid Time Off
  • Veterinary Services at a Reduced Rate

Our practice is a 4-doctor animal hospital that strives to provide extraordinary veterinary medicine within our community with compassionate & high-quality care to enhance the human-pet bond. We have a wonderful grooming and pet spa area. Our employees enjoy working here because we recognize the importance of the relationships between humans and animals and we see our clients and patients as extended family.

You can find us on the web at PLEASE, no resumes will be accepted if submitted at the practice. If you are ready to pursue this exciting career opportunity, please apply now online.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $14.00 to $16.00 /hour


  • veterinary technician/veterinary assistant: 2 years (Preferred)