Looking to use and grow your skills in a challenging, rewarding, fun and respectful environment?
Want to work closely with specialists and emergency doctors to provide the type of patient care you would want for your own pet?
Interested in obtaining your Veterinary Technician Specialty Certification?
Boundary Bay Veterinary Specialty Hospital is always on the lookout for Veterinary Technologists to join our team. Every day our team lives our mission: making every moment matter for our clients and our patients, meeting challenges head-on and providing specialty medicine and surgery for the most critical patients. Our team of veterinary professionals strongly believes in collaboration, communication, respect, and lifelong learning.
Our company culture prioritizes and values veterinary technicians and their essential role in the clinical team. BBVSH is a great place to utilize and grow your skills in a challenging, rewarding, fun, and respectful environment.
Here’s what our RVT’s say about working at BBVSH and living in the beautiful Pacific Northwest!
Job opportunities are available in many departments, including:
ICU/ER Veterinary Technician
Learn or continue to perform specialized skills in our VECSS Level 1 facility and VCOT Trauma Centre, such as:
- Blood typing and managing blood transfusion.
- Placing arterial lines, jugular catheters and central lines.
- Triaging and stabilizing trauma and emergency patients.
- Keeping patients safe while capturing high-quality diagnostic radiographs, ultrasound, and CT scans.
- Monitoring critical patients on a hospital-grade ventilator.
- Routinely placing urinary catheters, NG feeding tubes, and PEG tubes.
- Keeping patients safe and comfortable during anesthesia recovery.
- Providing high level of nursing care to all patients.
Anesthesia Veterinary Technician
Learn or continue to perform specialized skills in anesthesia such as:
- Placing arterial lines, performing epidurals, and managing blood transfusions.
- Anesthetizing patients with ASA status III and IV.
- Monitoring critical patients on mechanical ventilation.
- Anesthetizing patients for a PDA (patent ductus arteriosus) procedure, pacemaker implantation, or balloon valvuloplasty with the cardiologist.
- Anesthetizing patients for brain surgery or A-A luxation with the neurologist.
- Handling a nerve stimulation machine to place local blocks for a TPLO.
- Keeping patients safe while obtaining high-quality diagnostic imaging from an MRI, CT, or endoscopic procedure.
Specialty Vet Technician
Learn or continue to perform specialized skills with our Board-certified specialists in cardiology, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, radiology, and surgery such as:
- Monitoring anesthesia if needed.
- Working with clients on patient care and education.
- Developing skills and knowledge specific to the different departments such as chemotherapy administration in oncology, specialized blood tests and endoscopy for internal medicine, monitoring traumatic brain injury in neurology, etc.
- Helping prepare cytology and histology samples.
- Using and developing laboratory skills with in our in –house lab.
Work, live and play in one of the most beautiful places on earth.
Every moment matters – for you, for our clients and for every animal that comes through our doors.
- Competitive hourly wage and benefits plan.
- Flexible work schedule and in-house continuing education (CE) opportunities including certification in the RECOVER® CPR initiative, weekly Journal Clubs, and more.
- Onboarding training programs.
Additional benefits we offer:
- Paid association dues.
- Extended medical and dental plans.
- Uniform allowance.
- Generous staff discounts on services and products.
- Group RRSP plan.
- A social committee to plan events and parties throughout the year.
How do I apply?
If you’re interested in discussing career opportunities, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.