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    ALWAYS LOOKING TO HIRE

    Ever thought of working at a veterinary practice?

    We constantly strive to have a team dedicated to high quality care of our patients.  If you are interested in working with such a team, let us know by submitting a letter of interest and resume.  You can email us at castlegarvet@telus.net, or come meet us and drop it off in person.

    Please see listings below for open positions for Our Team.

  • Technician Position Available


    TECHNICIAN 


    Castlegar Veterinary Hospital is a 1-doctor small animal practice that is seeking to add an experienced, compassionate and dependable technician to join our dynamic expanding team.  This is an excellent full-time opportunity for an individual who is eager to utilize their technician skills in a positive working environment.  We are dedicated to providing pets with quality affordable medical and surgical healthcare.  Our newly renovated and expanded facility offers a modern setting with the most advanced diagnostic technology to meet the needs of our patients and ensure owners they are receiving the best possible care.


    This exciting job opportunity is in a great location.  Castlegar area boasts tremendous outdoor adventure opportunities as well as wonderful arts and garden societies.  There truly is something for everyone.


    Ideal candidate will be a LVT/CVT/RVT.  Experience with Cornerstone software is a plus.


    Benefits include a competitive hourly pay rate for our area; based on experience; medical and dental benefits; continuing education; and Veterinary Services at a reduced rate

     

    If this sounds like the place for you, please submit resume with cover letter to: castlegarvet@telus.net or pmcvh@telus.net

  • Exam Room Assistant

    Exam Room Assistant Job Opportunity!!
    Castlegar Veterinary Hospital is seeking a dedicated, enthusiastic professional to join our team as an Exam Room Assistant. Prior training in Veterinary medicine or successful completion of a Veterinary Office Assistant course is required.  This is a full-time opportunity with room for growth and expansion of skills, work weeks will range from 36-40 hrs.
    We provide many services such as wellness examinations, immunizations, surgery, radiology, ultrasound,  in-house lab and more.  The exam room assistant contributes significantly to the client/patient flow throughout the hospital. Our exam room assistants work directly with the doctors during their appointments to help provide exceptional patient and client care and help educate clients regarding veterinary care procedures and protocols.

    Candidates for the position must be comfortable working with the public in a customer service position, and must be comfortable interacting directly with pets. We are looking for a staff member that is a team-players who can multi-task while also maintaining close attention to details in a fast-paced work environment. The ideal candidate must have great work-ethic, possess strong communication and customer service skills and be team focused.  

    Duties include but are not limited to:
    •    Greet clients and escort them and their pets into an exam room
    •    Follow established procedure in order to assist veterinarians with exams and facilitate the flow of clients and patients through the hospital (Taking a TPR/patient history, meds administration etc.)
    •    Appointment scheduling
    •    Answer/Make appropriate phone calls
    •    Anticipate and prepare any medications or vaccines the doctor will need to treat the patient
    •    Review treatment plans with clients
    •    Ensure all procedures rendered during the visit are document for proper billing
    •    Clean and stock exam rooms
    •    Demonstrate warmth, courtesy and professionalism in all interactions with clients.
    •    Educate clients regard preventive medicine, vaccination requirements, the importance of pre-anesthetic wellness screening, fecal, urinalysis, heartworm checks, FeLV testing etc.
    •    Promote the practice’s products, programs, and services by making suggestions to clients about products appropriate for their pet’s condition as well as giving clients handouts and educational materials to take home to further their understanding of veterinary issues.

    Benefits Include:
    •    Competitive wages based on experience
    •    Extended health and dental benefits
    •    Continuing education
    •    Veterinary Services at a reduced rate

    The Castlegar area offers tremendous outdoor recreational opportunities including hiking, biking, golfing, skiing and more! The community boasts various arts and garden societies and provides something for everyone. Centrally located within the Interior of BC, Castlegar is less than an hour drive from both Trail and Nelson and is just over an hour to the Washington border.
    Please e-mail your resume with cover letter to castlegarvet@telus.net Attention: Dr. Dennison/Rachel Shkuratoff.           Resumes with no cover letter will not be considered
     
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