Veterinary Summer Student, DVM – VCA Canada Northumberland Animal Hospital

  • Company:
    VCA Canada
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    3 days ago
  • Category:
    Veterinary

Job Description:

VCA Canada Northumberland Animal Hospital is accepting applications for our 2021 Summer Veterinary Student positions. This is a great opportunity to apply your classroom studies within a hospital environment and acquire first-hand experience in a working closely with Veterinary professionals.

Our Veterinary summer student positions will provide you with invaluable insights into your career path post graduation. As a valued member of our team, you will developpractical and professional skills byworking 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:

  • Patient intake and history
  • Triage, treatments and case dynamics
  • Pharmaceutical classification and inventory
  • Assisting in advanceddiagnostics/procedures
  • Hands on compassionate care duties
  • Patient handling and restraint
  • Assisting with laboratory and imaging diagnostics
  • General hospital maintenance
  • Requirements:

  • Applicants must be current Canadian students enrolled in a DVM program
  • Must be able to repeatedly lift at least 40 lbs
  • 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
  • Why You Should Consider Us

    By joining us in a summer position, you will be starting on your journey with VCA Canada in building relationships that will take you anywhere you want to go. This is an excellent opportunity to open doors for future employment and to see what VCA Canada can offer you. We are a cross-country family and network of professionals that support ongoing growth and opportunity for professional development.

    Come join us!

    Email:careers.canada@vca.com