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For more information about our hospital, please check out the rest of our website! Interested applicants, please contact Lauren Larson, Hospital Director at (250) 860-6550

Current Opportunities

Full Time Veterinary Tech Position

$$ RELOCATION BONUS AVAILABLE $$

Fairfield Animal Hospital - located in gorgeous Kelowna, British Columbia - is looking for a veterinary technician to add to our fast-paced emergency hospital! Kelowna is known as the Napa Valley of Canada; this province is breathtaking and has numerous activities for all outdoor enthusiasts! On your days off in the summer you can lounge on the beach, in the fall visit one of the multiple wineries, and in the winter hit the slopes skiing or snowboarding.

About Us:

We are the only 24-hour emergency clinic within a 4-hour drive in any direction. Our goal is to grow into a specialty clinic, currently, we have 9 ER DVMs and an Internist on staff. We are looking for leaders who are wanting to grow personally and professionally. We have state-of-the-art equipment, such as a CT scanner, which technicians are encouraged to learn to operate. As a technician working at our hospital, you will be emboldened to pursue a VTS if that interests you, we also provide RECOVER BLS/ALS training for our staff.

Advantages of Working in ER:

  • One of the first to see and treat a patient

  • Opportunity to use your technical skills in more advanced ways

  • Variety of cases – it’s never the same day twice and you’re always learning

  • You’re equipped to stay calm and know how to react quickly during life-threatening circumstances

What to Expect:

You understand the importance of maintaining a positive, respectful, uplifting hospital culture and genuinely love working with people that share that same value.

You’re not afraid to jump in and get your feet wet! A hard worker who takes initiative and contributes to the operation of the entire hospital, you will help get all the day’s duties done!

A supportive environment that will encourage you to be the best technician you can be. We place a high value on continuing education and ongoing training. Be ready for opportunities to learn & grow!

Collaboration & Appreciation: We value the diverse experiences and skills that each team member has to offer. We work as a team, help each other out, and encourage you to speak up with your thoughts.

About You:

  • Ability to perform tasks associated with Technician responsibilities (including placing IV catheters, venipuncture, administering premedication, anesthesia induction & monitoring, patient preparation, surgical nursing, and perioperative nursing care, dental prophylactics, radiographs, etc.)

  • TEAM Player with initiative and willingness to jump in and help the team

  • You are passionate about learning and growing in the industry.

  • You can easily adapt to the different needs of each patient and are able to remain composed during stressful and emotional situations.

  • You are committed to outstanding client service, exceptional patient care and really want to make a difference!

Anticipated Schedule:

  • Open to discussion

  • Four 10-hour shifts are available

  • Five 8-hour shifts are available

Compensation:

  • $27 and up – will increase based on experience

Benefits:

  • Relocation bonus

  • CE Allowance

  • Uniform Allowance

  • Paid License Renewal Fees

  • Paid Holidays

  • Employee Pet Discount

  • Friends/Family Pet Discount

  • RRSP

  • Medical/Dental/Vision

  • Health and Wellness Allowance

Part or Full Time Veterinary Assistant Position

We are hiring for a veterinary assistant position.

Part or Full Time available, ideally 24-40 hours per week, including weekends and evenings.

We are looking for a candidate with the following skills:

  • Enjoys working with animals

  • Ability to remain calm and efficient in fast-paced, high-stress situations

  • Ability to follow direction and protocol

  • Detail-oriented and task-driven

  • Confidence in managing patient records and medical documents

  • Positive disposition and willingness to learn.

  • Enjoys working in a varying environment and is a team player

Experience/Training in the veterinary industry is preferred, but we will consider candidates with the right skill set. If you feel you would be a great fit with our team, please email your resume to:

[email protected]

We look forward to hearing from you

 

Full Time Customer service/Receptionist Position

Part or Full Time available, ideally 32-40 hours per week, including weekends and evenings.

  • We are looking for a candidate with the following skills:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with clients and team members.

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Enjoys working with animals

  • Ability to remain calm and efficient in fast-paced, high-stress situations

  • Ability to follow direction and protocol

  • Detail-oriented and task-driven

  • Confidence in managing patient records and medical documents

  • Positive disposition and willingness to learn.

Experience in the veterinary industry is preferred, but we will consider candidates with the right skill set. If you feel you would be a great fit with our team, please email your resume to: [email protected]