Veterinary Technician

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Veterinary Technician

Job Information
Author montrealroadanimalhospitalprofessionalcorporation
Date September 23, 2021
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Montreal Road Animal Hospital
Salary $19.24 to $20.24 - Per Hour
Location Gloucester, ON
Category Technician
Contact Information
[email protected]

Company: Montreal Road Animal Hospital

Business information: Montreal Road Animal Hospital opened its doors on June 21, 2004. Our hospital is dedicated to small animal practice with furry pocket pets, exotics, and birds also being accepted. We can provide house calls for something as routine as exams, vaccinations, and consults for our sick patients or for something as significant as end of life care.

Business address: 1700 Montreal Road, Gloucester, ON, K1J 6N5

Work Location: Same as above and at our clients’ locations within the Ottawa region.

Type of Employment: Full time – Permanent

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description:

·        Handle, restrain and care for animals undergoing treatment and surgery
·        Assist veterinarian before, during and after surgery
·        Prepare and administer medications and vaccines under the direction of a veterinarian
·         Administer treatments as prescribed by veterinarian
·        Conduct specialized procedures on animals such as animal identification and hoof trimming
·        Counsel clients on animal health care
·        Conduct and assist in laboratory research
·        Produce diagnostic radiographs, collect samples, and perform other laboratory tests
·        Assist with veterinary office management
·        Provide nursing care and rehabilitation therapy for animals
·        Perform routine animal dental procedures and assist veterinarians with animal dentistry
·        Provide wound and bandage care
·        Occasionally attend to home calls to assist the veterinarians during the appointments

Requirements:
– Education: Completion of a two or three-year animal health/veterinary technology college program is required
– Experience: A minimum of 1 year of experience as a Veterinary Technician or Assistant is required.
– An empathic person who is able to stay calm under stressful situations

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Manual dexterity, Attention to detail, Hand-eye co-ordination, Combination of sitting, standing, walking, Repetitive tasks, Work under pressure, Physically demanding.

Personal Suitability: Organized, Team player, Initiative, Client focus, Accurate, Judgement, Effective interpersonal skills, Flexibility.

Salary: $19.24 to $20.24 hourly, 40-45 hours per week.

Benefits:

Gratuities, dental benefits, group insurance and uniforms. Travel expenses will be covered by the employer if the worker needs to relocate.

Important Information:

Flexibility on schedule is required. Work schedule includes 8-hour shifts between 7:30 AM and 7:30 PM from Monday to Friday and from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM occasionally on Saturdays, depending on the patients’ needs. On-call work and overnights may be required. Overtime is required.

Apply by e-mail to: [email protected]
Apply by mail to: 1700 Montreal Road, Gloucester, ON, K1J 6N5
Apply by fax: 613-842-9436

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