RVT Wanted at Russell Lake Animal Hospital in Dartmouth, NS

Position: Registered Veterinary Technician (Dartmouth, Nova Scotia)
Hours: Full-Time
Start Date: ASAP

Who are we?
Russell Lake Animal Hospital is privately owned and run by Dr. Adva Barkai-Ronayne. Our team sees our clients as an integral part of the healthcare team. We build strong relationships and create bonds with our clients for life. We use unique skills to promote our philosophy of fear-free interactions with our patients. We promote a supportive, fun, team-oriented workplace that encourages personal growth. We have a new hospital and are a fully Idexx integrated practice. We run Cornerstone practice management software, as well as Smartflow, Idexx in-hospital lab machines and digital radiography.

Who are we looking for?
We are looking for someone that is outgoing and has strong client relations skills, someone who is committed to excellence in their work habits, in pursuing knowledge and education, and that is motivated to help us grow our hospital.

EVTA and NSVMA Registration
Clinic Experience: 1+ year (preferred)
In-House lab experience is considered an asset but not required.
A positive attitude, the ability to stay calm, and critical thinking skills are required.

What do our RVT’s do?
Our RVT’s keep our hospital on its feet. Their roles are vital to the success of our hospital.
Pull blood and other samples
Communicate with clients (history taking, nutrition discussions, vaccine and preventive care recommendations)
Run lab work
Anesthesia and surgical assisting
Dental Care
Additional administrative, hospital maintenance & housekeeping duties

What we offer:
Continuing Education opportunities in clinic and outside
Paid Annual Registration Dues
Uniform Shirts
2 Weeks Paid Vacation
Staff Discounts
Health Benefits

Experience and Low Stress Handling or Fear Free Certification are an asset, but confident new grads are welcome to apply as well. Salary will be commensurate with experience. A relocation bonus is available.

Please send resume and cover letter via email to [email protected]. Facebook applications that do not have an accompanying resume will not be considered.