Position Title

Animal Health Technician

  • Type: Full Time
  • City: Prince George
  • Wage ($/hr): 22$/h
  • Employer Type: Business
  • Published on: 2023-05-16
  • Application Deadline: 2023-10-14
  • Job ID: 151530523
  • Job Category: Health Care
  • Views: 13
  • Retrieved on: 2023 September 30 10:35:50 PM EDT

Website College Heights Veterinary Clinic Ltd

Animal Health Technician

Job Description

Position : Veterinarian Technician/ Office Manager Assistant
Vacancies: 2
Job Type: Full time, Permanent
Salary: CAD $22.00 per hour
Hours of work: 40 hours per week
Schedule: Monday through Friday 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM. Over time could include some Saturdays and on-call shifts. Overtime pay according to government regulations time and half
Benefits: Extended Health Care
Language : English
Education : Two- or three-year animal health/veterinary technology college program
Experience: Two-three years experience in a similar veterinary position, with experience in animal emergencies, triaging case and after care. Two to three years office management experience, supervision off employees, monthly work reviews, writing and applying protocols and interviewing candidates, is an asset.
Qualifications and Experiences
• Blood extractions and blood work interpretation
• X-ray and interpretation
• Abdominal and cardiac ultrasound and ultrasound interpretation
• Guided ultrasound cytology/histology sample collection
• Experience in surgical instruments preparation and sterilization
• Experience in assisting veterinarian during surgeries
• Experience in Sedation, Anesthesia, and monitoring patients during surgeries and in recovery
• Experience in Veterinary Cytology
• Experience handling cats and dogs in a safe manner
• Strong organizational skills
• Exceptional client service skills
• Demonstrated mastery of the documentation required for admission, discharge, preparation of estimates and invoices, taking deposits etc.
• Be able to lift 22kg

• Welcoming clients and answering questions their questions and escorting them to examination rooms
• Answering phones and scheduling appointments and admitting patients for surgeries and hospitalisation
• Ensuring that client communications are handled in a timely manner and if necessary, referred to the appropriate doctor or staff member
• Scanning of documents or transferring of files electronically, documents and maintains proper medical record keeping
• General clerical tasks
• Administrative tasks (organizing schedules, payroll, inventory, processing files for insurance companies, processing payments)
• Assists with the admission and discharge of patients, creating estimates, taking deposits, and sending invoices, documents patient information in preparation for final invoice
• Communicates with clients as directed by the Doctor or Technician and documents all communication in patient files
• Being flexible to handle on-call and over time shifts, include some Saturdays
• Responsible for keeping service areas clean and organized
• Produce diagnostic radiographs and collect samples as required
• Prepare and distribute animal medication and vaccinations under supervision of veterinarian
• Responsible for set up and cleaning of the surgical suite, CT & MRI areas, and exam rooms
• Assists with surgical procedures by prepping the patient, surgical suite, and instruments, skin suturing
• Sedation and anesthesia and restraining of patients so that the DVM can perform procedures effectively
• Providing bandage care, rehabilitation, and nursing care for recovering animals
• Counsel clients on animal health care

Required languages: English

Education level: 2 years diploma Registered Veterinary Technologist

Required skills: minus icon Examining animals minus icon Talking to pet owners about their pet's condition minus icon Preparing and taking care of equipment and supplies minus icon Taking vital signs minus icon Collecting samples and completing laboratory tests minus icon Administering vaccinations and medications minus icon Dressing wounds minus icon Taking X-rays and diagnostic imaging minus icon Performing physical therapy minus icon Administering anesthesia minus icon Keeping the exam room sterile minus icon Updating patient records minus icon Cleaning the animals' cages

Additional skills / Assets administration, communication, writing skills, computer skills

Closest intersection: Highway 16 and Domano Blvd

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