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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.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, age, or veteran status. If you require accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at 905-829-9444.  Only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

Full Time and Part Time Emergency Doctors

 

POSITION: Signing Bonus Offered

Full-time and Part-time Veterinarians

DEPARTMENT:

Emergency

 

Mississauga Oakville Veterinary Emergency Hospital and Referral Services is seeking experienced Emergency Veterinarians to join our 24-hour emergency hospital. We are AAHA accredited and strive to provide our clients and patients with the highest levels of support, comfort and peace of mind knowing they are in the best possible hands. Our 21,000 square foot facility has top of the line medical equipment and digital X-ray machines.

As our ideal Candidate, you have:

          • A valid Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree, enabling practice in Canada
          • A member in good standing of the College of Veterinarians of Ontario (CVO)
          • Completed an internship in Emergency or Critical Care or prior emergency experience preferred
          • Strong leadership skills combined with a positive team player attitude to enable our teams to flourish
          • Excellent diagnostic skills
          • Comfortable with routine emergency surgeries
          • Exemplary customer service that builds loyalty and trust with your clients
          • Strong organizational skills which allow you to stay focused and work under pressure
          • Ability to handle working shift work that will include days, overnights, weekends and holidays

What we can offer:

          • CE opportunities with access to annual VCA Canada conferences, seminars and CE allowance
          • Continued investments in new technologies, advanced diagnostics, and modern facilities
          • A commitment to give back through initiatives such as MOVE Pet Foundation, Paw it Forward and Pet Pantry
          • Competitive wages, pet and veterinary discounts and group benefits

INTERESTED? Please forward your resume to Lorrie Richards at lrichards@vetemergency.ca OR Fax to (905) 829-9646. Please note that only those candidates considered for interviews will be contacted. 

Part Time Animal Care Attendants - Emergency

POSITION:

Part Time Animal Care Attendants

DEPARTMENT:

Emergency

 

HOURS:

Days, evenings, overnights and weekends

QUALIFICATIONS:

* Excellent communication skills both written and oral

* Excellent attendance, punctuality and work record

JOB SUMMARY:

The ER department has immediate openings for part time animal care attendants. These positions 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:

July 3, 2018

 

POSTED:
June 18, 2018

CONTACT:

 

The Mississauga Oakville Veterinary Emergency Hospital 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 # 2, 2018

 

Full Time Registered Veterinary Technician - Ophthalmology

POSITION:

Full-Time Registered Veterinary Technician

DEPARTMENT:

Ophthalmology

 

HOURS:

Maternity Leave Coverage – up to 18 months – to commence in August 2018

QUALIFICATIONS:

* Registered Technician in good standing with the O.A.V.T

* Experience in a referral practice, emergency service or several years’ experience in a general practice

* Ability to work in a fast paced, team orientated environment

* Exceptional customer service, organizational and problem solving skills

* Ability to work independently, prioritize tasks and time manage

* Interested in advanced anesthesia and Ophthalmology an asset

JOB SUMMARY:

The Ophthalmology Department is looking for a dedicated, full time RVT to join our friendly and busy department for up to an 18 month maternity leave coverage. This position will allow you to use your skills, performing a wide array of tasks including sedation and monitoring, general and advanced anesthesia, patient care, laboratory analysis, and a significant amount of client interaction. The successful applicant will learn from trained Ophthalmology doctors and RVTs, with anesthetic training from a board certified anesthesiologist. Ability to communicate well with the team and clients is of utmost importance. Our hospital boasts top of the line equipment that includes digital x-ray, in-house laboratory, ultrasonography, ERG, and multi-channel monitoring devices. 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:                                             

Compensation and benefits will be commensurate with experience.

 

INTERNAL and EXTERNAL APPLICATION DEADLINE:
July 18, 2018

 

POSTED:

July 4, 2018

Posting # 17, 2018

 

INTERESTED? PLEASE FORWARD YOUR RESUME TO Kaila Constand at kconstand@vetemergency.ca  PLEASE NOTE THAT ONLY THOSE CANDIDATES CONSIDERED FOR INTERVIEWS WILL BE CONTACTED.

Part Time Registered Veterinary Technician - Dentistry

POSITION:

Part-time Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT)

DEPARTMENT:

Dentistry

 

JOB SUMMARY: The Dentistry Department of the Mississauga-Oakville Veterinary Emergency Hospital – Emergency and Referral Services 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 – Emergency and Referral Services is an AAHA accredited state-of-the-art facility dedicated to excellence in professional competency and patient care.

 

HOURS12-20 hours per week

Hours are somewhat flexible. Applicants must be willing to work minimally one 12-hour shift per week, as well as potentially some additional hours. This may include a rotating schedule of days and evenings and, on occasion, weekend emergency cases (non-mandatory).

 

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 will be commensurate with experience

 

EXTERNAL AND INTERNAL APPLICATION DEADLINE:

Thursday, June 21, 2018

 

POSTED:

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

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 # 19, 2018

Full Time Registered Veterinary Technician - Ophthalmology Department

POSITION:

Full-Time Registered Veterinary Technician, with the potential to become team lead

DEPARTMENT:

Ophthalmology

 

HOURS:

Permanent Full Time

QUALIFICATIONS:

* Registered Veterinary Technician in good standing with the O.A.V.T

* Experience in a referral practice, emergency service or several years’ experience in a general practice

* Ability to work in a fast paced, team orientated environment

* Exceptional customer service, organizational and problem solving skills

* Ability to work independently, prioritize tasks and time manage

* Strong communication skills with both team members and clients

* Interested in advanced anesthesia and Ophthalmology an asset

* Management experience an asset

JOB SUMMARY:

The Ophthalmology Department is looking for a dedicated, full time RVT to join our friendly and busy department. This position will allow you to use your skills, performing a wide array of tasks including sedation and monitoring, general and advanced anesthesia, patient care, laboratory analysis, and a significant amount of client interaction. The successful applicant will learn from trained Ophthalmology doctors and Registered Veterinary Technicians, with anesthetic training from a board certified anesthesiologist. Ability to communicate well with the team and clients is of utmost importance. Our hospital boasts top of the line equipment that includes digital x-ray, in-house laboratory, ultrasonography, ERG, and multi-channel monitoring devices. The opportunity to become team lead for the ophthalmology RVTs is available for the appropriately qualified candidate. The Mississauga Oakville Veterinary Emergency Hospital and Referral Services is AAHA accredited, is dedicated to excellence in patient care, and strives to deliver high quality medical expertise.

SALARY:                                             

Compensation and benefits will be commensurate with experience.

 

INTERNAL and EXTERNAL APPLICATION DEADLINE:

July 18, 2018

 

POSTED:

July 4, 2018

Posting # 21, 2018

 

INTERESTED? PLEASE FORWARD YOUR RESUME TO Lorraine Murphy at lmurphy@vetemergency.ca and Kaila Constand at kconstand@vetemergency.ca  PLEASE NOTE THAT ONLY THOSE CANDIDATES CONSIDERED FOR INTERVIEWS WILL BE CONTACTED.

Registered Veterinary Technicians - Emergency Department

 

 

Are you bored with the routine of regular practice?

Are you looking for the opportunity to utilize all of your technical skills to the fullest?

Have you considered a career in Emergency medicine?

Look no further!  The Emergency department at the Mississauga Oakville Emergency and Referral Hospital has current openings for Registered Veterinary Technicians to join our team!

MOVEH is a leading edge 24-hour emergency and referral hospital located on the Mississauga / Oakville border.  At our hospital, you will utilize all of the skills that you were trained for while taking part in practicing the best veterinary medicine available.

The ER department is currently offering both a full and part-time position.

Full- time employment would include benefit package, uniform and CE allowance not to mention a three day work week!! (Three 12hr shifts).

Part time employment includes a uniform and CE allowance and the opportunity to make your own schedule.  Working part time in ER is a great way to supplement your income!  Our part time techs can work as little as two shifts per month or as much as they want.  YOU choose your shifts!

We also offer a signing bonus to our new team members!

Not to worry, more extensive training is always offered for those thinking about taking the plunge into emergency medicine for the first time.

If you are looking to join a talented, supportive and passionate team of Veterinarians and support staff, your search stops here! Please do not hesitate to reach out with any questions about the positions.

To be considered for this opportunity, please submit your resume to the email provided:  aosland@vetemergency.ca

I look forward to hearing from you!

Alicia Osland

Lead RVT

Emergency Department

Full Time Registered Veterinary Technician - Neurology and MRI

Full Time Registered Veterinary Technician

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DEPARTMENT:​

Neurology and MRI

HOURS:

Full Time – Hours to be determined – approximately 40 hours per week, will include some Saturdays.

QUALIFICATIONS:

* Completion of the Registered Veterinary Technician Program required

* Preference will be given to experienced RVTs, however, new graduates are welcome to apply

* Excellent customer service, organizational and problem solving skills

* Excellent communication skills both written and oral

* Excellent attendance, punctuality and work record

JOB SUMMARY:

The Neurology department is looking for an enthusiastic candidate who is willing to learn and be challenged to join our growing Neurology service. This position allows for you to perform a wide array of tasks, including radiography, anesthesia induction and monitoring, patient care, laboratory analysis, MRI and interaction with clients. The successful applicant will learn from trained neurology doctors and RVTs, and anesthetic training from an expert anesthesiologist. Our hospital boasts top of the line equipment that includes an onsite MRI.

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

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 for full time employees and a scrub allowance.

INTERNAL and EXTERNAL APPLICATION DEADLINE:

Friday 27th July 2018

POSTED:

Friday 13th July 2018

Posting # 25, 2018

PLEASE FORWARD YOUR RESUME TO DR. DUQUE at cduque@vetemergency.ca  and Abbey Hertel at toabbey@hotmail.com OR FAX TO (905) 829-9646 with attn: Neurology RVT position. PLEASE NOTE THAT ONLY THOSE CANDIDATES CONSIDERED FOR INTERVIEWS WILL BE CONTACTED.

Client Service Representative - Ophthalmology

POSITION:

Ophthalmology Client Service Representative

DEPARTMENT:

Ophthalmology

HOURS:

Approximately 40 hours/week

QUALIFICATIONS:

* Experience as an animal care attendant, a veterinary receptionist, OR has a medical receptionist diploma and animal experience.

* 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 at the Mississauga Oakville Veterinary Emergency Hospital – Emergency and Referral Services is seeking a candidate for a CSR position.

In this position, the Ophthalmology CSR job will entail admitting and discharging patients, telephone and email communications with clients and referring vets, reviewing and verifying client estimates and invoices as well as assisting with the scheduling of daily appointments and surgeries. Duties will also include facilitating internal transfers of patients, creating estimates and assisting with physical exams and appointments and other animal care duties as required.

Candidate should be enthusiastic, motivated, have good communication, interpersonal, and animal handling skills.

SALARY:

Compensation will be commensurate with experience

INTERNAL and EXTERNAL APPLICATION DEADLINE:

August 13th 2018

POSTED:

Monday 30th July 2018

INTERESTED? PLEASE FORWARD YOUR RESUME TO Lorraine Murphy at lmurphy@vetemergency.ca and Dr. Tara Richards at tara.richards@vca.com OR FAX TO (905) 829-9646. PLEASE NOTE THAT ONLY THOSE CANDIDATES CONSIDERED FOR INTERVIEWS WILL BE CONTACTED.

Part-time Animal Care Attendant (ACA) - Dentistry

JOB SUMMARY:

The veterinary dentistry department at the Mississauga-Oakville Veterinary Emergency Hospital – Emergency and Referral Services is looking for an Animal Care Attendant with previous experience in a referral or emergency practice. In this part-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 as well as with the flow of daily exams and front office appointments. Instrument care and housekeeping will also 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 calls to 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, motivated and have good communication and interpersonal skills.

HOURS: 12-20 hours per week

Hours are somewhat flexible. Applicants must be willing to work minimally one regular 12-hour shift per week (Mon-Thurs), as well as potentially some additional hours. This may include a rotating schedule of days and evenings with occasional weekend emergency cases (non-mandatory).

Job Responsibilities:

* Client communication including presenting estimates, updates and follow-ups

* Scale, polish teeth and provide assistance to the dentist during dental procedures

* Equipment set up, take down and sterilization

* Assist in the administrative tasks associated with client care, including intake and discharge

* Assist in safe restraint for procedures and diagnostics

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

* Ability to work independently and proactively, including problem solving

* Demonstrated technical competence in veterinary medicine with a willingness to expand their skill and knowledge

SALARY:

Compensation will be commensurate with experience

EXTERNAL AND INTERNAL APPLICATION DEADLINE:

Monday, August 20, 2018

POSTED: #31, 2018

Friday, August 10, 2018

INTERESTED? PLEASE FORWARD YOUR RESUME TO DENTISTRY at dentistrycsr.movh@vca.com OR FAX TO (905) 829-9646. PLEASE NOTE THAT ONLY THOSE CANDIDATES CONSIDERED FOR INTERVIEWS WILL BE CONTACTED.

Full time Registered Veterinary Technician - Critical Care Unit

HOURS:

Daytime hours – days to be determined

QUALIFICATIONS:

* Completion of the Registered Veterinary Technician Program required

* Experience in an ER/Critical Care unit or Referral Services

* 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 opportunity for a highly qualified RVT with previous experience in an emergency/referral practice. This service specializes in providing nursing and care for the more critically ill and injured patients. 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, blood donor clinic, MRI, mechanical ventilation, fluoroscopy 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:

Wednesday 17th August 2018

POSTED:

Wednesday 8th August 2018

Posting #29, 2018

INTERESTED? PLEASE FORWARD YOUR RESUME TO DR. JEN KYES at jkyes@vetemergency.ca AND LISA HEAVENS at lheavens@vetemergency.ca OR FAX TO (905) 829-9646 with attn: ICU position. PLEASE NOTE THAT ONLY THOSE CANDIDATES CONSIDERED FOR INTERVIEWS WILL BE CONTACTED.

Full time Animal Care Attendant - ER (2 positions)

HOURS:

To be determined – approximately 36 hours per week

QUALIFICATIONS:

* Excellent communication skills both written and oral

* Excellent attendance, punctuality and work record

JOB SUMMARY:

The ER department has immediate opening for two (2) full time animal care attendants. These positions 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 and a comprehensive benefits package. Signing bonus offered.

INTERNAL and EXTERNAL APPLICATION DEADLINE:

Wednesday 22nd August 2018

POSTED: Wednesday 8th August 2018

CONTACT:

The Mississauga Oakville Veterinary Emergency Hospital 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 #30, 2018

Full Time Animal Care Attendant - Critical Care

Full Time Animal Care Attendant (ACA)

DEPARTMENT:

Critical Care Unit

 

HOURS:

Full time – hours to be determined

QUALIFICATIONS:

* Experience as an ACA or equivalent, preferable in an emergency/referral 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 Critical Care department of the Mississauga-Oakville Veterinary Emergency Hospital – Emergency & Referral Services is looking for a full time Animal Care Attendant with previous experience in an emergency/referral practice. This service specializes in providing care for the more critically ill and injured patients. In this position, the candidate will be responsible for patient care including feeding, walking and ensuring patients are clean and comfortable. Duties will also include housekeeping, safe and comfortable restraint of animals and assisting RVTs, the Criticalist, Emergency Doctors and other Specialists. Candidates must be enthusiastic, motivated and have good communication and interpersonal skills.

SALARY:                                             

Compensation will be commensurate with experience

 

INTERNAL and EXTERNAL APPLICATION DEADLINE:
Friday 31st August 2018

 

POSTED:
Friday 17th August 2018

 

INTERESTED? PLEASE FORWARD YOUR RESUME TO Dr. Jen Kyes at jkyes@vetemergency.ca  and Lisa Heavens at lheavens@vetemergency.ca OR FAX TO (905) 829-9646. PLEASE NOTE THAT ONLY THOSE CANDIDATES CONSIDERED FOR INTERVIEWS WILL BE CONTACTED.

 

Posting,# 32, 2018

Reception - Medical Records - Temporary Position covering a maternity leave

 

POSITION:

Reception – Medical Records – Temporary Position – covering a Maternity/Parental leave for approximately 1 year

DEPARTMENT:

Reception

 

HOURS:

Full time – 40 hours per week

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Solid background in medical record management plus reception/customer service.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Strong time management skills.
  • Exceptional communication skills.
  • Previous experience in the animal care field.

JOB SUMMARY:

We have an upcoming opening for this position. The Medical Records Receptionist’s primary function is the maintenance of all patient records, files and the maintenance of the Specialists’ schedules. The incumbent will maintain and manage a well organized medical record filing system, both paper and electronic. Works with Pet Insurance Companies with regards to patient claims. Assists with the maintenance of the hospital software system. Responsible for on site and off site file storage which requires some heavy lifting. Reception back up on an as needed basis. 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 and benefits will be commensurate with experience.

 

EXTERNAL AND INTERNAL APPLICATION DEADLINE:

Friday 31st August 2018

 

POSTED:
Friday 17th August 2018

 

INTERESTED? PLEASE FORWARD YOUR RESUME TO Terri Brooks @ terri.brooks@vca.com  OR FAX TO (905) 829-9646. PLEASE NOTE THAT ONLY THOSE CANDIDATES CONSIDERED FOR INTERVIEWS WILL BE CONTACTED.

 

Posting # 33, 2018

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