Veterinary Technician Assistant, Cardiology , Western Veterinary Specialists and Emergency Centre

VCA Animal Hospitals

Veterinary Technician Assistant

Location: Calgary, Alberta

Department: Cardiology

Fixed-Term Contract

Western Veterinary Specialists and Emergency Centre is currently recruiting for a dependable and confident Technician Assistant to join Cardiology Department. This Fixed-Term Contract opportunity includes a range of responsibilities which directly attributes to the efficient and effective daily operation of the hospital. Your primary responsibility is to assist our veterinary staff with various tasks and treatments. Key responsibilities and attributes are;

  • Assist veterinary staff with various tasks and treatments

  • Create a warm and welcoming environment for our patient and pet parents

  • Create a positive, low-stress atmosphere for our clients and patients

  • Assist in preparing patients for ECG, surgical and other related procedures (holter monitors)

  • General housekeeping duties; cleanliness of reception area, pet holding areas and common areas

  • Willingness to learn more regarding; veterinary services, updated medical office procedures and assisting the Veterinary staff with various tasks and treatments

  • Exceptional client service skills

  • Compassion and nurturing attitude

  • Ability to remain calm in stressful situations

  • Ability to adapt in changing situations

  • Efficient in carrying out assignments independently

  • Takes initiative to complete tasks throughout the day

This shift is Monday – Thursday 8:00am – 6:00pm.

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 you can thrive in: We have the right fit for you!

  • RRSP Employer Group Match Program! Saving for your future just got easier with VCA Canada

  • Paid membership and dues

  • Paid wellness days

  • Paid sick days

  • Paid vacation time

  • Employee assistance program

  • Continuing education benefits; paid to learn!

  • Exceptional career development: there is room to grow here!

  • Referral Bonus Rewards!

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

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

  • A caring culture of Wellness and Appreciation!

  • Access to amazing mini-courses

  • Opportunities to give back to your community through VCA initiatives

  • Annual uniform allowance

  • Generous personal pet care discounts

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

Have a question? Email: [email protected]

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