Vet Tech (Full-Time)

 

Reports to: Veterinarian 

 

Position Summary:

The Thunder Bay & District Humane Society (TBDHS) is seeking 2 full-time registered vet technicians to work in a high quality, high volume spay and neuter clinic with a passion for saving lives by reducing pet overpopulation.  Reporting to the full time surgical Veterinarian, the registered vet technicians (RVT) will need to possess excellent tech skills, be able to work as part of a team and lead a team when necessary. Skill sets include the ability to place IV catheters; draw blood; administer injections IM, SQ and IV; monitor temperature/pulse/respiration on patients; enter accurate patient data; and communicate effectively and efficiently with team members and clients.  The RVT will be responsible for safely supporting surgical prep and post-surgical monitoring and recovery; maintaining patient records.  We offer a competitive wage, major holidays off, a complete benefit package and a very flexible schedule within a five-day work week. Start date is January 5, 2018 and is flexible with out of country training necessary and provided.

 

The TBDHS is a non-profit organization providing care and shelter to animals in need.  Being affiliated with the Ontario SPCA (Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) lets us exceed Canadian standards care, and our recent affiliation/mentorship with Humane Alliance, has allowed the Board to expand its services to include a spay/neuter clinic.  As we strive to meet our objectives, which include education, public awareness and population control, further expansion may be considered in the future.

 

The City of Thunder Bay itself, with a metropolitan population of just over 100,000, is the gateway to Canada’s great outdoors and situated on the world’s largest in land freshwater lake.  Thunder Bay has big city amenities and is a diverse, vibrant, urban community in a wilderness setting.  It’s an important regional medical hub, and is readily accessible by land, sea and air.  Our climate has been called continental, and all four seasons are offered in their entirety.  It’s truly a one-of-a-kind community, driven by the forest industry, light manufacturing and the mining sector, and accessible to all kinds of vacationers and adventure seekers.

If you are interested in applying, please send a cover letter and resume to: Cassandra Nordal, Executive Director @ nordaltbdhs@gmail.com