Registered Veterinary Technologist, RVT – District Animal Hospital & Urgent Care (SIGNING BONUS!) in Calgary, Alberta

VCA Animal Hospitals

Registered Veterinary Technologist, RVT

Calgary, AB

District Animal Hospital & Urgent Care has openings for new graduates and experienced Registered Veterinary Technologists (RVT) to join our brand new hospital, 10,000 square foot hospital, filled with highly skilled professionals. You will have an opportunity to use your skills to the fullest potential! At VCA Canada our RVT’s are given the necessary tools and resources to be successful in pursuing multiple passions within our hospitals.

Why We Need You

As a member of the VCA team, your mission will be to win the confidence of every pet parent—by delivering an outstanding client experience—so they will partner with us for the lifelong care of their companion animals.

You’ve worked hard for your credentialing and we want you to use the knowledge that you’ve invested your time and talent in. Additional attributes for this role include;

  • Registered Veterinary Technician or eligible to register (RVT, AHT)

  • Technical skills; venipuncture, catheter placement, radiology, anesthesia monitoring, physical examinations and patient assessment, dentistry, nutrition and pharmacy

  • Surgical preparation, assisting and patient recovery

  • Ability to keep detailed and accurate patient records

  • Compassionate care for our hospitalized patients


  • Excellent interpersonal skills – you enjoy working within a team environment and understand how important team cohesiveness is to a productive day. You are the type of individual who supports your team in a calm and kind way. You also understand there are good days and not so good days and look for opportunities to support and show you care throughout the day.

  • While teamwork is very important, you will have a keen ability to work independently when required to complete projects or tasks.

  • Exercise good judgement – making sound decisions on your own and seeking input where appropriate.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills are essential! We do not expect you to have all the answers, but we do expect that when problems arise you remain professional both face-to-face and over the telephone

  • Self motivated – we have many great days at our hospitals, but as we all know, there can be sad days and stressful days in our industry. During these days, it is very important to know how to keep your energy going and help others around you as well

  • Strong computer skills; Microsoft Office and in-house systems

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What VCA Canada Offers

Join our team and you will make a huge difference in the lives of pets and their families! With an extensive network of hospitals across Canada, each location offers a diverse experience, a local community feel, and a caring culture you can thrive in: We have the right fit for you!

  • A caring culture of Wellness and Appreciation !

  • RRSP Employer Group Match Program! Saving for your future just got easier with VCA Canada!

  • Access to amazing mini-courses

  • Membership and dues

  • Wellness days, sick days, and vacation time

  • Employee assistance program

  • Continuing education benefits; paid to learn!

  • Exceptional career development: there is room to grow here!

  • Referral Bonus Rewards

  • E-tools to assist with meditation, better sleep, exercise, and focus

  • Virtual health care (telemedicine) offering quick access to quality care

  • Opportunities to give back in your community through VCA initiatives

  • Annual uniform allowance

  • Generous personal pet care discounts

  • And extra perks like shopping discounts and cool wellness apps!

Email : [email protected] for further information or click Apply Now!

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