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.
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VCA Canada Central Saanich Animal Hospital is a primary care hospital with 3 Veterinarians and a professional support team committed to providing the best in veterinary care and a superior client experience. We are located in a beautiful, semi-rural farming community and offer a full complement of services including general veterinary medicine and pet wellness care, canine and feline dentistry, nutrition, surgery and diagnostics. Our team is dedicated to fostering the health of cats and dogs. We truly understand the importance of pets in families’ lives!
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**VCA Canada Central Saanich Animal Hospital** is seeking a Veterinary Technician to join our team. We are open to both experienced techs and **new grads** . For new grads we have a **mentorship program** to allow you time to settle in. You will have an opportunity to use your skills to the fullest potential! **At Central Saanich Animal Hospital we see dogs, cats and exotics. We also have a full rehabilitation department with a board certified veterinarian.** At VCA Canada our RVT’s are given the necessary tools and resources to be successful in pursuing multiple passions within our hospitals.
**Why We Need You**
As a member of the VCA team, your mission will be to win the confidence of every pet parent—by delivering an outstanding client experience—so they will partner with us for the lifelong care of their companion animals.
You’ve worked hard for your credentialing and we want you to use the knowledge that you’ve invested your time and talent in. Additional qualifications and attributes for this role include;
+ Technical skills; venipuncture, catheter placement, radiology, anesthesia monitoring, physical examinations and patient assessment, dentistry, nutrition and pharmacy
+ Surgical preparation, assisting and patient recovery
+ Ability to keep detailed and accurate patient records
+ Compassionate care for our hospitalized patient
+ Ability to mange multiple priorities simultaneously
+ Ability to problem solve
+ Excellent communication skills
**VCA Canada Offers!**
At our core are our people – people with different strengths and interests that enrich our diversity, innovation and excellence. A team we think of as family. When you join our family, VCA Canada offers:
+ Comprehensive compensation structures that include wellness days, sick days and vacation time.
+ Continuing education benefits
+ Exceptional career development
+ Generous personal pet care discounts
+ NAVTA and professional dues
+ A network of highly educated and skilled professionals!!
+ And extra perks!
**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, www.vcacanada.com .
_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._
Benefits: Additionally, we offer a generous compensation package including health and dental insurance, paid vacation, employee discounts, CE, and more.
VCA began in 1986 as a privately owned company with one animal hospital. Today, we are the largest family of animal care providers nationwide. Despite unprecedented growth, VCA has never abandoned its devotion to compassionate, comprehensive pet care. Take a look at our open positions throughout the U.S. and Canada! We’re always looking for top notch talent to join the VCA family!