Veterinary Technician, RVT, East Hants Animal Hospital in Elmsdale, Nova Scotia

VCA Animal Hospitals

Veterinary Technician, RVT

Location: Elmsdale, NS

East Hants Animal Hospital (EHAH) is welcoming a Veterinary Technician, RVT to join our amazing team full-time! While our network is large, we still offer that local community feeling, mentorship, and additional training!

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

  • Eligible to register with NSVMA/EVTA

  • New graduates with knowledge of physical examinations, patient assessment, catheter placement, anesthesia monitoring, radiology, venipuncture, and pharmacy – welcome to apply! We love growing new graduates!

  • Surgical preparation, assistance 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

  • Ability to problem-solve or the ability to ask clarifying questions to help you find solutions

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

  • Passion to learn more within the role

  • A love for all companion animals!!

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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

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

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

  • Flexible schedules to suit your needs!

  • 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) offers quick access to quality care

  • 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!

About us:

Proudly serving the East Hants Region since 2019, providing the best possible medical, surgical and dental care in our cherished community. Our full service modern, medical facility offers a full complement of services wellness exams, surgery, radiology, ultrasound; dental radiology, dental care, behavioral consults, preventive medicine, weight loss and senior programs. Our facility also features a full on-site laboratory for cytology, cultures and urine analysis. Come meet our talented, experienced team and tour our hospital today!

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

VCA 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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