Careers

Career Opportunities

Please click on the job opportunities below to read more.  If interested in applying for one of the positions, please see the contact information found on each individual listing and follow the instructions. We are an equal opportunity employer. Only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

Reception - Part Time

POSITION:

Part time Receptionists

DEPARTMENT:

Reception

 

HOURS:

Days, evenings, weekends

Applicants must be able to work statutory holidays as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

* Experience in the animal care field

* Excellent customer service, organizational and problem solving skills

* Excellent communication skills both written and oral

* Excellent attendance, punctuality and work record

* Confidence working both independently and in a team situation.

JOB SUMMARY:

We have immediate openings for part time receptionists for our Hospital. You must be willing and able to work in an extremely fast paced environment and have superior customer service/client relations skills. You are caring and compassionate towards patients and clients.

SALARY:                                             

Compensation will be commensurate with experience.

 

EXTERNAL AND INTERNAL APPLICATION DEADLINE:

Thursday 29th June, 2017

 

POSTED:
Thursday, June 15th, 2017

 

The Mississauga Oakville Veterinary Emergency Hospital – Emergency & Referral Services is AAHA accredited, is dedicated to excellence in patient care and strives to deliver high quality medical expertise.

 

INTERESTED? PLEASE FORWARD YOUR RESUME TO TERRI BROOKS AT tbrooks@vetemergency.ca OR FAX TO (905) 829-9646. PLEASE NOTE THAT ONLY THOSE CANDIDATES CONSIDERED FOR INTERVIEWS WILL BE CONTACTED.

 

Posting #36, 2016

Emergency Part Time Animal Care Attendant

POSITIONS:

Part Time Animal Care Attendants

DEPARTMENT:

Emergency

 

HOURS:

Weekends, evenings, days, overnight shifts

QUALIFICATIONS:

* Excellent communication skills both written and oral

* Excellent attendance, punctuality and work record

JOB SUMMARY:

The ER department has upcoming openings for part time animal care attendants. This position will interest individuals with clinical experience who are willing to work in an extremely fast paced and busy environment. You are a team player who shows care and compassion to patients and clients.

Animal Care Attendants (ACAs) are responsible for the daily care of patients. This includes feeding, watering, cleaning, walking, bathing, and monitoring the well being of dogs and cats. ACAs are required to help the
RVTs and veterinarians restrain patients. It is essential that ACAs have the ability and willingness to learn and the desire to provide gentle and comforting care for hospitalized pets.

SALARY:

                                               

We offer attractive wages, commensurate with experience.

 

INTERNAL and EXTERNAL APPLICATION DEADLINE:
Thursday, 29th June, 2017

 

POSTED:
Thursday, 15th June, 2017

CONTACT:

 

The Mississauga Oakville Veterinary Emergency Hospital and Referral Group is AAHA accredited, is dedicated to excellence in patient care and strives to deliver high quality medical expertise. Please email your resume and a cover letter to Lorrie Richards at lrichards@vetemergency.ca or fax 905-829-9646. We look forward to receiving your resumes.

 

Posting # 56, 2015

 

Full Time Animal Care Attendant - Neurology & MRI

POSITION:  ​

Full-Time Animal Care Attendant

​ ​

DEPARTMENT:​

Neurology and MRI

HOURS:​

To be determined – approximately 40 hours per week, will include some Saturdays

QUALIFICATIONS:

* Veterinary experience is required

* Excellent communication skills both written and oral

* Excellent attendance, punctuality and work record

* Enthusiasm for providing excellent care for our neurological patients

* Ability to work well as both part of a team and independently

* Clinical experience: patient restraint, customer service, cleaning

* Ability to prioritize between MRI and Neurology

* Interested in assisting with anesthetic induction and recovery

* Maintain stock and inventory

* Assist with laboratory work and diagnostic imaging

JOB SUMMARY:

Do you have a passion for patient care and client communication? The Neurology and MRI departments have an opening for a full time Animal Care Attendant (ACAs). This position will interest individuals with clinical experience and who are willing to work in an extremely fast paced environment. You must be a dedicated team player who shows care and compassion towards our patients and our clients.

Our ACAs are responsible for the daily care of patients. This includes routine husbandry such as feeding, watering, cleaning, walking, bathing and monitoring the well being of our hospitalized patients. Neurology ACAs are also required to help with all types of treatments and procedures, including animal restraint, radiographs, laboratory work, and MRI’s. The successful applicant will learn from trained neurology ACAs, RVTs and Board Certified Neurologists.

If you are looking to advance your knowledge and skill set, and willing to join our fun loving team, send us your resume. You won’t be disappointed!!!

SALARY:

Compensation will be commensurate with experience. We provide comprehensive benefits and a scrub allowance.

INTERNAL and EXTERNAL APPLICATION DEADLINE:

Thursday, 29th June , 2017

POSTED:

Thursday, 15th June, 2017

Posting # 6, 2017

PLEASE FORWARD YOUR RESUME TO DR. DUQUE at cduque@vetemergency.ca OR FAX TO (905) 829-9646 with attn: Neurology ACA position. PLEASE NOTE THAT ONLY THOSE CANDIDATES CONSIDERED FOR INTERVIEWS WILL BE CONTACT

Emergency Full Time Registered Veterinary Technician

POSITION:

Full time Registered Veterinary Technician – Temporary contract until December 31 2017

DEPARTMENT:

ER

 

HOURS:

3 x 12 hour shifts – Thursday, Friday and Saturday overnight – 8pm to 8am

QUALIFICATIONS:

* Completion of the Registered Veterinary Technician Program required

* Preferred experience in an ER department

* Excellent customer service, organizational and problem solving skills

* Excellent communication skills both written and oral

* Excellent attendance, punctuality and work record

JOB SUMMARY:

We have an immediate opening for a highly qualified and experienced full time RVT for the ER department. The Mississauga Oakville Veterinary Emergency Hospital – Emergency & Referral Services is AAHA accredited and is dedicated to excellence in patient care and strives to deliver medical expertise. The hospital has top of the line equipment that includes a digital x-ray and a fully equipped laboratory.

 

You must be willing and able to work in an extremely fast paced and busy environment which will fully utilize your skills and knowledge. You are also a team player and are caring and compassionate towards your patients and clients.

SALARY:

                                               

Compensation and benefits will be commensurate with experience.

 

INTERNAL and EXTERNAL APPLICATION DEADLINE:

Thursday, 29th June 2017

 

POSTED:

Thursday, 15th June 2017

Posting # 10, 2017

 

INTERESTED? PLEASE FORWARD YOUR RESUME TO LORRIE RICHARDS at lrichards@vetemergency.ca OR FAX TO (905) 829-9646 with attn: ER position. PLEASE NOTE THAT ONLY THOSE CANDIDATES CONSIDERED FOR INTERVIEWS WILL BE CONTACTED.

 

 

 

 

Animal Care Attendant - Ophthalmology

POSITION:

Animal Care Attendant

DEPARTMENT:

Ophthalmology

HOURS:

Full time hours

QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Experience as an animal care attendant or equivalent, preferably in a referral setting
    • An understanding of veterinary terminology, ophthalmology terminology would be an asset
    • Excellent customer service, organizational and problem solving skills
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
    • Excellent attendance, punctuality and work record

JOB SUMMARY:

The Ophthalmology Department of the Mississauga Oakville Veterinary Emergency Hospital – Emergency & Referral Services is looking for an animal care attendant to join the team.

The candidate’s duties will include: Client communication both face to face, over the phone and written, starting appointments, carrying out basic eye testing on the animals, creating invoices and estimates and assisting with the scheduling of daily appointments and surgeries. Updating of medical records, verifying and refilling of prescriptions will also be required.

The individual will also be responsible for the setting up of, cleaning of and sterilization of surgery equipment as well as assisting the technician and doctor before and during surgeries. General duties such as restocking, cleaning and restraint of animals will also be expected.

SALARY:

Compensation and benefits will be commensurate with experience.

 

INTERNAL and EXTERNAL APPLICATION DEADLINE:

Thursday 29th June 2017

POSTED:

Thursday 15th June 2017

 

Posting # 9, 2017

 

INTERESTED? PLEASE FORWARD YOUR RESUME TO Lorraine Murphy at lmurphy@vetemergency.ca, Dr. Michael Zigler at mzigler@vetemergency.ca and Dr. Tara Richards at trichards@vetemergency.ca  OR FAX TO (905 829-9646) with attn: Ophthalmology position. PLEASE NOTE THAT ONLY THOSE CANDIDATES CONSIDERED FOR INTERVIEWS WILL BE CONTACTED.

Full Time Registered Veterinary Technician - Dentistry

POSITION:

Full-time Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT)

DEPARTMENT:

Dentistry

 

JOB SUMMARY: The Dentistry Department of the Mississauga-Oakville Veterinary Emergency Hospital and Referral Group is looking for a Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT).  The candidate will be responsible for tasks including, but not limited to: (1) implementing anesthetic protocols as instructed by the anesthesiologist, (2) anesthetic and peri-operative monitoring, (3) equipment set-up and maintenance, (4) administration of diagnostic tests (5) record keeping, and (6) customer service.

Mississauga Oakville Veterinary Emergency Hospital and Referral Group is an AAHA accredited state-of-the-art facility dedicated to excellence in professional competency and patient care.

 

HOURS32-40 hours

Applicants must be willing to work a flexible schedule that will include a rotating schedule of days and evenings and, on occasion, weekend emergency cases.

    1. Monday-Thursday 8am-4pm + Friday 9am-6pm (~41 hours)
    1. Monday-Thursday 12pm-8pm (~32 hours)

 

Job Responsibilities:

    • Record keeping and data input
    • Prepare and present estimates to clients.
    • Equipment maintenance
    • Assist in the administrative tasks associated with client care, including intake, discharge, and follow-up
    • Assist in continuing education outreach programs

 

Qualifications:

    • Minimum one-year experience; preference will be given to candidates with anesthesia experience in an Emergency and/or Referral Hospital setting
    • Ability to deliver high quality and compassionate customer service.  The candidate will maintain a positive and professional working relationship with all stakeholders associated with the practice.
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
    • Ability to work independently and proactively, including problem solving
    • History of reliability and professionalism
    • Demonstrated technical competence in veterinary medicine with a willingness to expand their veterinary dentistry skill and knowledge base

SALARY:                                             

Compensation and benefits will be commensurate with experience

 

EXTERNAL AND INTERNAL APPLICATION DEADLINE:

Thursday, 29th June 2017

 

POSTED:

Thursday, 15th June 2017
INTERESTED? PLEASE FORWARD YOUR RESUME TO LORRAINE MURPHY at lmurphy@vetemergency.ca OR FAX TO (905) 829-9646. PLEASE NOTE THAT ONLY THOSE CANDIDATES CONSIDERED FOR INTERVIEWS WILL BE CONTACTED.

 

Posting #  11, 2017

Part Time Registered Veterinary Technician - Emergency

POSITION:

Part time Registered Veterinary Technician

DEPARTMENT:

Emergency

 

HOURS:

24 hours 3 x 8 hour shifts – Sunday, Monday and Tuesday overnight – 8pm to 4am

QUALIFICATIONS:

* Completion of the Registered Veterinary Technician Program required

* Preferred experience in an ER department

* Excellent customer service, organizational and problem solving skills

* Excellent communication skills both written and oral

* Excellent attendance, punctuality and work record

JOB SUMMARY:

We have an immediate opening for a highly qualified and experienced part time RVT for the ER department. The Mississauga Oakville Veterinary Emergency Hospital – Emergency & Referral Services is AAHA accredited and is dedicated to excellence in patient care and strives to deliver medical expertise. The hospital has top of the line equipment that includes a digital x-ray and a fully equipped laboratory.

 

You must be willing and able to work in an extremely fast paced and busy environment which will fully utilize your skills and knowledge. You are also a team player and are caring and compassionate towards your patients and clients.

SALARY:

                                               

Compensation will be commensurate with experience.

 

INTERNAL and EXTERNAL APPLICATION DEADLINE:

Tuesday 20th June 2017

 

POSTED:

Tuesday 6th June 2017

Posting # 13, 2017

 

INTERESTED? PLEASE FORWARD YOUR RESUME TO LORRIE RICHARDS at lrichards@vetemergency.ca OR FAX TO (905) 829-9646 with attn: ER position. PLEASE NOTE THAT ONLY THOSE CANDIDATES CONSIDERED FOR INTERVIEWS WILL BE CONTACTED.

 

 

Full Time Animal Care Attendant - Ophthalmology

POSITION:

Animal Care Attendant

DEPARTMENT:

Ophthalmology

HOURS:

Full time hours

QUALIFICATIONS:

      • Experience as an animal care attendant or equivalent, preferably in a referral setting
      • An understanding of veterinary terminology, ophthalmology terminology would be an asset
      • Excellent customer service, organizational and problem solving skills
      • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
      • Excellent attendance, punctuality and work record

JOB SUMMARY:

The Ophthalmology Department of the Mississauga Oakville Veterinary Emergency Hospital – Emergency & Referral Services is looking for an animal care attendant to join the team.

The candidate’s duties will include: Client communication both face to face, over the phone and written, starting appointments, carrying out basic eye testing on the animals, creating invoices and estimates and assisting with the scheduling of daily appointments and surgeries. Updating of medical records, verifying and refilling of prescriptions will also be required.

The individual will also be responsible for the setting up of, cleaning of and sterilization of surgery equipment as well as assisting the RVT and doctor before and during surgeries. General duties such as restocking, cleaning and restraint of animals will also be expected.

SALARY:

Compensation and benefits will be commensurate with experience.

 

INTERNAL and EXTERNAL APPLICATION DEADLINE:

Tuesday 4th July 2017

POSTED:

Tuesday 20th June 2017

 

Posting #14, 2017

 

INTERESTED? PLEASE FORWARD YOUR RESUME TO Lorraine Murphy at lmurphy@vetemergency.ca, Dr. Michael Zigler at mzigler@vetemergency.ca and Dr. Tara Richards at trichards@vetemergency.ca  OR FAX TO (905 829-9646) with attn: Ophthalmology position. PLEASE NOTE THAT ONLY THOSE CANDIDATES CONSIDERED FOR INTERVIEWS WILL BE CONTACTED.

Reception - Full Time

POSITION:

Full time Receptionist

DEPARTMENT:

Reception

 

HOURS: To be determined – approximately 40 hours per week

QUALIFICATIONS:

* Experience in the animal care field

* Excellent customer service, organizational and problem solving skills

* Excellent communication skills both written and oral

* Excellent attendance, punctuality and work record

* Confidence working both independently and in a team situation.

JOB SUMMARY:

We have an immediate opening for a full time receptionist for our Hospital. You must be willing and able to work in an extremely fast paced environment and have superior customer service/client relations skills. You are caring and compassionate towards patients and clients.

SALARY:                                             

Compensation will be commensurate with experience. A comprehensive benefits package is available.

 

EXTERNAL AND INTERNAL APPLICATION DEADLINE:

Wednesday 28th June 2017

 

POSTED:
Wednesday14th June 2017

 

The Mississauga Oakville Veterinary Emergency Hospital – Emergency & Referral Services is AAHA accredited, is dedicated to excellence in patient care and strives to deliver high quality medical expertise.

 

INTERESTED? PLEASE FORWARD YOUR RESUME TO TERRI BROOKS AT tbrooks@vetemergency.ca OR FAX TO (905) 829-9646. PLEASE NOTE THAT ONLY THOSE CANDIDATES CONSIDERED FOR INTERVIEWS WILL BE CONTACTED.

 

Posting # 15, 2017

Full Time Animal Care Attendant / Client Services Representative - Dentistry

POSITION:

Full-time Animal Care Attendant (ACA)/Client Services Representative (CSR)

DEPARTMENT:

Dentistry

 

HOURS:

30-40 hours/week including evenings and weekends as needed on an emergent basis

Rotations (overlap with current ACA/CSR) of:

  1. 8-4 M-Th + Fri 9-6+ (~41 hours work week)
  2. 12-8 M-Th, Fridays off (~32+ hour work week)

QUALIFICATIONS:

* Experience as an ACA +/- CSR or equivalent, preferably in a referral/emergency setting

* Excellent customer service, organizational and problem solving skills

* Excellent communication skills both written and oral

* Excellent attendance, punctuality and work record

JOB SUMMARY:

The veterinary dentistry department at the Mississauga-Oakville Veterinary Emergency Hospital and Referral Group is looking for an Animal Care Attendant with previous experience in a referral or emergency practice. In this full-time position the candidate will be responsible for patient care including feeding, medicating, walking, and ensuring patients are clean and comfortable. Duties will also include assisting with x-rays, preparing patients for anesthesia-oral procedures, safe and comfortable restraint of animals, proactive assisting (adjusting lights, retraction, handing off instruments, cutting sutures, suction….) of the RVT and the vet dentist with procedures themselves as well as with the flow of daily dental procedures and front office appointments. Instrument care and housekeeping will be part of the expected duties. The successful candidate will be expected to learn basic veterinary dental terminology sufficient to record dental indices on a dental chart and communicate with clients effectively, updating them frequently through the day as well as performing recalls on previous clients promptly the day after and as needed post-procedure. The successful candidate should take an interest in procedures to the point of anticipating when assistance is needed without having to ask as well as being able to assist with some record keeping and relay of discharge instructions. Assistance in obtaining and archiving patient photographs, radiographs, and laboratory reports as part of the complete medical record as well as assistance with rDVM communication (eg timely faxing of medical records) is required.  The candidate should be enthusiastic and motivated and have good communication and interpersonal skills.

SALARY:                                             

Compensation and benefits will be commensurate with experience

 

INTERNAL and EXTERNAL APPLICATION DEADLINE:
Monday 3rd July 2017

 

POSTED:
Monday 19th June 2017

 

INTERESTED? PLEASE FORWARD YOUR RESUME TO LORRAINE MURPHY at lmurphy@vetemergency.ca OR FAX TO (905) 829-9646. PLEASE NOTE THAT ONLY THOSE CANDIDATES CONSIDERED FOR INTERVIEWS WILL BE CONTACTED.

 

Posting #16, 2017

Temporary Full Time Registered Veterinary Technician - Ophthalmology

POSITION:

Temporary Full time Registered Veterinary Technician – to fill a maternity leave (approximately 15-18months).

DEPARTMENT:

Ophthalmology

 

HOURS:

Approximately 40 hours/ week

QUALIFICATIONS:

* At least 1 year’s experience at a referral hospital preferred

* Must have experience with anesthesia and a willingness to be trained for advanced anesthesia

* Completion of the Registered Veterinary Technician Program required

* Excellent customer service, organizational and problem solving skills

* Excellent communication skills both written and oral

* Excellent attendance, punctuality and work record

* Confident working both independently and in a team situation

* Ability to multitask

JOB SUMMARY:

The Ophthalmology department of the Mississauga-Oakville Veterinary Emergency Hospital has an immediate opening for a RVT.  The Ophthalmology department is a fast paced 2 doctor practice with surgery and appointments booked concurrently 4/5 days.  Our RVTs are responsible for tasks including, but not limited to, starting ophthalmic examinations (including ophthalmic tests), starting SOAPS, client and referring veterinarian communication, implementing anesthetic protocols, anesthetic and perioperative monitoring, pre-surgical testing (including electroretinograms) as well as patient discharges. Candidates will receive training in ophthalmic medicine. While not required, a base knowledge of ophthalmology would be an asset. Candidates should be enthusiastic and motivated and have well developed communication and interpersonal skills.

The ideal candidate would be excited to and able to work in a fast paced and busy environment which will fully utilize their skills and knowledge. The Mississauga Oakville Veterinary Emergency Hospital – Emergency and Referral Services is AAHA accredited, is dedicated to excellence in patient care and strives to deliver high quality medical expertise.

SALARY:

                                               

We offer attractive hourly rates commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits program.

 

INTERNAL and EXTERNAL APPLICATION DEADLINE:
Wednesday 5th July 2017

 

POSTED:

Wednesday 21st June 2017

Posting # 17, 2017

 

INTERESTED? PLEASE FORWARD YOUR RESUME TO LORRAINE MURPHY at lmurphy@vetemergency.ca, Dr. Michael  Zigler at mzigler@vetemergency.ca  and Dr. Tara Richards at trichards@vetemergnecy.ca   OR FAX TO (905) 829-9646 with attn: Ophthalmology position. PLEASE NOTE THAT ONLY THOSE CANDIDATES CONSIDERED FOR INTERVIEWS WILL BE CONTACTED.

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