Registered Veterinary Technologist (Anesthesia) Guardian Veterinary Centre in Edmonton, Alberta

VCA Animal Hospitals

Registered Veterinary Technologist, RVT

Location: Edmonton, AB

Department: Anesthesia

Maternity Leave Coverage Position

Guardian Veterinary Centre is welcoming an experienced Registered Veterinary Technologist, RVT to join our Anesthesia team. While our network is large, we still offer that local community feeling, mentorship, and additional training! We provide high-quality medicine and are passionate about our patients.

Schedule: This is a full-time mat leave position that entails a condensed work week of 4 x 10-hour shifts in a weekday rotation and on-call shifts.

This is a great opportunity to learn advanced nursing and anesthesia skills and to become part of a large team.

  • Have completed a Veterinary Technologist or Animal Health Technologist program.

  • Surgical preparation, assisting and patient recovery.

  • Ability to keep detailed and accurate patient records.

  • Compassionate care for our hospitalized patients and their pet parents

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously.

  • Strong problem-solving aptitude, including the ability to ask clarifying questions to facilitate effective solution-finding

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills in working with your colleagues and pet parents.

  • Passion to learn more within the role.

  • A love for all companion animals!!

Some advanced skills you will use in this position are:

  • Use of CRIs and TIVA (total intravenous anesthesia)

  • Performing advanced imaging such as CT scans and use of Fluoroscopy

  • Performing radiographs HANDS FREE (our RVTs are never in that room!)

  • Administering epidurals and other various local blocks

  • Use of mechanical ventilators

  • Invasive blood pressure monitoring

What VCA Canada Offers

Join our team and you will make a huge difference in the lives of pets and their families! With an extensive network of hospitals across Canada, each location offers a diverse experience, a local community feel, and a caring culture of wellness and appreciation you can thrive in!

  • VCA Canada Student Loan RRSP Program – Ask us more!

  • Medical Library; 2000+ journals, 600+ textbooks, research, and more at your fingertips!

  • Ask us about our mobilization and hands-free radiology!

  • RRSP Employer 5 % Match Program – saving for your future just got easier!

  • Paid membership and dues; Annual uniform allowance

  • Paid wellness days, sick days, and vacation time

  • Employee assistance program

  • Continuing education benefits; paid to learn!

  • Referral Bonus Rewards!

  • E-tools to assist with meditation, better sleep, exercise, and focus

  • Virtual health care (telemedicine) offering quick access to quality care

  • Access to amazing mini courses

  • Opportunities to give back to your community through VCA initiatives

  • Generous personal pet care discounts

  • And extra perks like shopping discounts and cool wellness apps!

I am passionate about what we do here and am happy to answer questions you may have regarding the role. E-mail me at [email protected]

Email: [email protected] for further information or click Apply Now!

VCA Canada is committed to providing an inclusive and diverse workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. If you require any assistance, please let us know.




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