Registered Veterinary Technician Practicum - VCA Canada Highlands Animal Hospital

  • AVC Clinics
  • North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Jan 01, 2022

Job Description

VCA Canada Highlands Animal Hospital is accepting applications for our 2021 RVT Practicum positions. This is your chance to apply your classroom studies to real life and acquire first-hand experience working in a Veterinary Hospital. Our Practicum positions will provide you with invaluable insights into your career path post graduation. As a valued member of our team, you will develop practical and professional skills by working closely with our licensed Doctors and Technicians. You will be introduced to the inner workings of our hospitals while also gaining exposure and education in some of the following areas:
  • Observe and participate where applicable with technical skills: venipuncture, IV placement, catheter, pain management and physical examinations
  • Learn how patient files are electronically captured, updated and stored
  • Exposure to varying cases requiring different support and skills
  • Exposure to prescriptions and tracking of various medications
  • Students at our ER and Specialty hospitals will have the opportunity to work in many different departments such as triage, ICU, critical care, anesthesia and surgery


Requirements:
  • Applicants must be current Canadian students enrolled in a Registered Veterinary Technician/Technologist or Animal Health Technician/Technologist program
  • Must be able to repeatedly lift 40lbs
  • Exceptional client service skills that build trust and loyalty
  • Compassionate and nurturing attitude providing care to clients and patients
  • Work effectively as a team player
  • Ability to remain calm and efficient in stressful situations
  • Initiative in carrying out assignments independently


What VCA Canada Offers

At our core are our people - people with different strengths and interests that enrich our diversity, innovation and excellence. VCA Canada offers:
  • Relocation accommodation support (Specific hospital and city locations)
  • General Practice and Emergency Hospital practicums available
  • Career placement


VCA Canada Cares

At VCA Canada we don't see an animal, we see a family member. VCA Canada embraces a culture of giving back to the communities we serve and demonstrates this philosophy through our national philanthropic program, Paw it Forward. Please visit our website to learn more, https://careers.vcacanada.com/.

Email: [email protected] or 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.

If you are a current associate, you need to apply through our internal career site. Please log into Workday and click on the Career worklet on the landing page or search for Find Jobs. You can also copy the link below into a browser to apply through our internal career site:
https://www.myworkday.com/vca/d/inst/1$9925/9925$197805.htmld

VCA Canada is Canada's largest network of companion animal hospitals, devoted to providing compassionate care for pets. Our team of over 2500 people operate specialty-referral, primary care, alternative therapy and emergency hospitals and are committed to providing superior patient care and client experience. At our core are our people - people with different strengths and interests that enrich our diversity, innovation and excellence. In support we provide career development and growth opportunities, continuing education, scholarships and awards. We are also passionate about giving back to the community through Paw It Forward, our national philanthropic program.

Benefits: Additionally, we offer a generous compensation package including health and dental insurance, paid vacation, employee discounts, CE, and more.