Greenbank and Village of Manotick Animal Hospitals provide small animal Veterinary Care Services delivering high quality medicine and personalized service. In business for over 35 years, we have two locations in the Ottawa Valley: Barrhaven (corner of Greenbank and Strandherd) and Village of Manotick (heart of Manotick near Manotick Mews shopping mall). We operate a full service animal hospital and pride ourselves in providing the best care for our patients and their pets. Employees can expect an open supportive and positive work environment focused on teamwork and employee satisfaction.
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We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those to be interviewed will be contacted.
Registered Veterinary Technician, June 2019
Greenbank Animal Hospital has a full time Registered Veterinary Technician position available for a one-year maternity leave contract. We are a very busy practice with two locations and a total of 8 veterinarians. We currently have 6 RVTs employed full time and 2 Veterinary Assistants. We have digital full body and dental radiographs, pulse oximetry, doppler etc. The ideal candidate should have strong technical skills as well as a team oriented, friendly and outgoing personality. We use our technicians heavily in the areas of anesthesia induction/maintenance, patient care, pain management as well as in their own appointments for nail trims, anal glands, blood work, etc. with lots of responsibilities, independence and client contact. The position will require some weekend and evening shifts on a regular basis and some shifts at our sister clinic in Manotick (Village of Manotick Animal Hospital). Salary is commensurate with experience.
Check and monitor medical and post-op cases. Provide treatment, prepare and administer meds as necessary.
Organize and update daily activities for the Veterinarian
Set-up for Surgery including equipment preparation and set-up ie. anaesthetic machines
Update Veterinarian on patient status and make arrangements for patient discharge
Prepare and complete admission and treatment (ICU, anaesthesia, etc.) documentation
Assist with the feeding, cleaning and walking of patients
Restrain and prepare patients for treatment, examination or meds.
Assist during and post surgery including assist with anaesthesia, post op injections, clean-up, update narcotic, surgery and observation logs, clean dental and surgical instruments
Insert catheters and initiate fluid therapy
Updates owners on patient status, discharge plans or any additional instructions/estimates
Complete, develop and mount x-rays and log data
Support Veterinarian by doing nail trims and suture removals from routine surgeries as required.
Collect/test lab samples.- urinalysis and run blood work.
May take appointments for surgical patients, nail trims, and other procedures or tests.
College Diploma from a recognized Veterinary Technician Program
Licensed as a Registered Veterinary Technician
Demonstrated high-level skill and competence in anesthesia, anesthetic monitoring and post-operative care and pain management
Team-oriented, professional and friendly demeanour with seasoned customer service skills
Demonstrated ability to provide timely, consistent and adequate animal care
Ability to schedule and prioritize multiple tasks
Strong verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to share information and provide feedback with appropriate sensitivity, judgement and accuracy
Proven attention to detail and ability to accurately/efficiently document and transfer data
Strong computer application skills- Microsoft Office; practice management software
Must be able to work flexible hours including evenings and some weekends
TO APPLY: We are a very positive, supportive and fun group. If you are interested in joining our team then please submit a resume and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with reference RVT2902 in the subject line. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those to be interviewed will be contacted.