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Veterinary Technician | Canada BC | Veterinary Referral Hospital

Vancouver, British Columbia (CA)
up to $33 dollors per hour
Closing date
30 Jun 2023

Job Details

GVC is assisting in the recruitment of an experienced Veterinary Nurse for a large Small Animal Hospital on Vancouver Island, BC, Canada.

The hospital offers 24-hour emergency care and has specialists in various fields including Dermatology, Oncology, Diagnostic Imaging, Critical Care, Neurology, Rehabilitation, Internal Medicine, and Surgical Oncology.

This hospital specifically welcomes British or Irish qualified nurses and values their expertise. If you're a qualified nurse from these regions with the necessary experience, consider joining their team on Vancouver Island.

Vancouver Island, located in British Columbia, Canada, offers diverse landscapes with rainforests, mountains, and beautiful coastlines. The major city, Victoria, provides outdoor activities, wildlife viewing, and cultural attractions.

Role Details:

  • Competitive salary
  • Relocation costs
  • Welcome bonus
  • Paid membership and dues
  • Paid wellness days, sick days, and vacation time
  • Employee assistance program
  • Continuing education benefits
  • Room for career development
  • E-tools for meditation, sleep, exercise, and focus
  • Virtual healthcare (telemedicine)
  • Wellness and appreciation culture
  • Mini-courses, uniform allowance, pet care discounts, shopping discounts, and wellness apps

Applicant Requirements:

  • Completion of a Veterinary Technician program or relevant experience in an ER Veterinary Technician role
  • Strong knowledge of vital parameters, excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Willingness to learn and excel in the profession
  • Opportunities for growth and training, including VTS certification in Emergency and Critical Care
  • Relevant veterinary qualification from accredited universities in Canada, UK, or Ireland
  • Up-to-date CPD and language skills
  • Any other relevant job requirements

This role is advertised by Global Veterinary Careers, an employment business and placement agency with a wide selection of global opportunities. Contact our veterinary careers advisors for further support.


Global Veterinary Careers are a specialist veterinary recruitment agency, with extensive experience and knowledge of the industry. With Offices in the UK, Australia and the USA, we focus on helping veterinary professionals of all levels and disciplines secure their dream position, wherever that may be in the world. Our primary aim is to make the recruitment process as straight forward and stress-free as possible. GVC can offer the most widespread and varied selection of locum and permanent veterinary opportunities in every corner of the world.

We recruit for the following positions on both locum and permanent appointments:

  • Veterinary Surgeon
  • Veterinary Specialists inc. Diplomates and Residency Trained 
  • Veterinary Nurse
  • Veterinary Care Assistant / Animal Nursing Assistant
  • Practice Manager
  • Veterinary Territory Manager
  • Veterinary Sales
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