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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.
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.
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!
Open to discussion
Four 10-hour shifts are available
Five 8-hour shifts are available
$24 and up – will increase based on experience
Paid License Renewal Fees
Employee Pet Discount
Friends/Family Pet Discount
Health and Wellness Allowance