Registered Animal Health Technologists 

Point Grey Veterinary Hospital is looking for a problem solver, outside the box thinker, self motivated and just an all round superstar Experienced Veterinary Technician to hit the ground running.

We are a well established, very busy small animal practice servicing the PointGrey/UBC area.

Our focus is on providing excellent client service, high quality and compassionate patient care. We are looking for enthusiastic and dedicated individuals who thrive on providing excellent customer service, embrace change and use their smarts to better the everyday work we do to deliver the best experience to our clients.

Strong communication and time management skills with the ability to multitask is a must. We have all the bells and whistles you would normally see in a progressive animal clinic. However, we provide a better working environment.

We are a fully paperless clinic using EVetPractice.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Willing to develop a thorough understanding of all procedures and protocols, and use all equipment safely and effectively

  • Be able to perform technical nursing skills

  • Directly monitor, carry out treatments and procedures, ensure patient comfort and document care for patients

  • Ensures that pertinent information and observations relating to patient care is properly documented in patient file.

  • Communicate effectively with primary Doctor or Head Tech provide timely alerts of any changes or concerns.

  • Calculates, dispenses and administers medications at the direction of the Doctor.

  • Good knowledge of the common drugs/medications.

  • Must develop knowledge and understanding of the common procedures, illnesses and treatments performed at PGVH.

  • Ensures supply inventory is sufficient and the work area is kept clean and organized.

  • Responsible for providing guidance and delegating appropriate tasks to VOA's on shift.

  • Help facilitate a positive work environment.

  • Performs other duties as required.

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Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Has a strong knowledge and understanding of normal vital parameters, and the ability to recognize changes and or abnormalities

  • Strong mathematics skills (drug dose calculations, dilutions)

  • Ability to recognize and establish priorities and execute patient triage

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Ability to remain calm in emergencies

  • Ability to work individually and as a team

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Demonstrated computer and phone skills

  • High level of professionalism


Salary based on experience and package selected.

 

Job Type: Permanent

 

Salary: $21.00-$28.00 per hour

Point Grey

Veterinary Hospital

Hours

Address: 4362 West 10th Ave, Vancouver, BC V6R 2H7  

Call Us: 604-228-9633

Fax: 604-228-1655

Mon-Sat 8:30am - 5:30pm

Sun: Closed 

We still believe in work life balance.  We try to ensure our staff are happy, well rested and able to spend quality time with their friends and family which is why every Sunday is family day.

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In the event of an Emergency that occurs after hours, please contact

Canada West Veterinary Specialist and 24/7 Emergency at 604.473.4882. Located at 1988 Kootenay Street in Vancouver or if distance is an issue, you may try Vancouver Animal Emergency Clinic at 604.879.ERER(3737). They are located at 2303 Alberta Street in Vancouver.

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