Career Opportunity with VSC
Do you enjoy a fast-paced work environment? Do you enjoy a challenge, and the opportunity to apply all the skills you learned in school? Are you looking to learn new skills and grow as a technician?
The Veterinary Specialty Centre of Newfoundland and Labrador is the province’s only specialty referral centre and 24 hours full service emergency clinic. We provide expert care, right here. Dr. Bailey’s goal in opening VSCNL was that no pet owner would have to leave the province to get the care their pet needs. We have the only board-certified surgeon and radiologist in the province, a CT scanner, offer chemotherapy, run a canine blood donor program and have the only ICU that is fully staffed 24 hours a day. When it comes to diagnosing and treating the pets of Newfoundland and Labrador, there is nothing we won’t do!
We are looking for someone who enjoys a challenge, is excited by opportunities to learn, is comfortable working alone, but is also ready to be part of a team that comes together to ensure the best care possible for our patients and their families. Our hospital is a learning and teaching environment, where we encourage all team members to expand and share their knowledge. Referral medicine and critical care is not scary, it’s exciting! We value team members who are not afraid to say, “I don’t know that yet, but I am happy to learn!”
Ours is a team that works hard, but also laughs hard, appreciating that many hands and a smile makes for light work. We are a hospital that cares strongly for our patients, but also for our staff. We want you to have fun both at and away from work. Team members often extended invitations to the whole team when getting together for food or community events, and as a hospital we throw two annual parties to give everyone a chance to relax and have fun together away from the clinic.
At VSCNL we believe acquiring the right employee is contingent on the level of skills, cultural fit, and ability to be a team player. To secure long-term, happy employees, VSCNL offers the following benefits:
- Fair competitive wages
- Health, dental and visual benefits
- Annual uniform allowance
- CE allowance
- Matching RRSP
- Pet insurance
- Paid holidays
We also provide access to a goofy clinic cat, who is always ready to lift your spirits on a hard day.
Located in the St John’s area of Newfoundland, our staff are able to enjoy their downtime experiencing a wide variety of activities. From hiking trails and other outdoor adventures, whale watching and historical sites, to a vibrant downtown with world renowned restaurants, a thriving arts scene, and a varied social scene, St John’s offers something for everyone.
VSCNL is currently seeking Veterinary Technicians for full-time, permanent positons. The Veterinary Technicians will be required to provide support to VSCNL veterinarians by caring for animals and assisting in the diagnosis and treatment of animal health disorders. Job duties include handling and caring for animals undergoing treatment and surgery, collecting and analyzing samples and performing laboratory tests to assist the diagnosis of animal health problems, preparing surgical equipment, administering and monitoring anaesthetics and preparing and cleaning rooms before and after animal treatments, preparing and administering medication, treatments, and/or vaccines based on direction from a VSCNL veterinarian, providing wound and bandage care to animals, assisting clients with advice regarding animal care, and assisting veterinarians with animal dental care, as well as other duties as may be directed.
Applicants must have graduated from a Veterinary Technician program of study. Work experience as a Veterinary Technician is an asset.
Language of Work: English
Wage Range: $22.00 - $28.00 per hour
Business Address and Location of Work:
860 Topsail Road
Mount Pearl, NL A1N 3J7
For more information on our hospital: https://www.vscnl.ca
If you are interested in this position, please send your resume to Lisa Janes at firstname.lastname@example.org