Career Opportunity with VSC
The Veterinary Specialty Centre of Newfoundland and Labrador (VSCNL) is the only multi-disciplinary, specialty-service and emergency-service hospital in Newfoundland and Labrador. Our ICU and surgical suites are well equipped with multi-modal and advanced technologies for patient care and monitoring. Our diagnostic imaging department includes digital radiology, ultrasound and CT. Our surgery department includes full dental equipment, endoscopy, and provides advance procedures to our clients. Our board-certified surgeon and radiologist, 24/7 registered technicians and support staff, and specialty consulting services support an experienced team of emergency veterinarians. Our hospital includes a fully equipped lab, and an in house blood donor program. VSCNL provides expert care, right here.
The right employee for VSCNL is open to learning and able to be a team player. To secure long-term, happy employees, we offer competitive salary and benefits. Benefits include: health and dental coverage, generous vacation time, subsidized pet insurance, RRSP matching program, uniform allowance, and continuing education opportunities.
We are looking for someone who has completed a recognized Veterinary Assistant program. Relevant job experience is an asset. We expect our assistants to provide clinical support to both veterinarians and technicians. Job duties include: providing care and comfort for hospitalized patients, patient restraint, assisting in CPR, performing drug calculations, recognizing changes in patient status, preparing patients for surgery, and assisting in surgery as needed. We expect our assistants to develop knowledge of drugs including routes of administration and applications. Applicants must be able to lift 50 lbs, and be able to work overnights and weekends shifts as required.
Please submit your application with a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.