Metro Animal Emergency Clinic (MAEC) is a 24 hr Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care facility serving Halifax Regional Municipality and surrounding areas since 1997. The largest veterinary facility in Nova Scotia, with strong relationships and many years of experience, our passionate doctors and staff have diverse backgrounds and are dedicated to enhancing the health and well being of their patients. With a supportive Board of Directors, we believe in continuous personal and professional betterment through growth opportunities and continuing education. Our recently updated facility supports staff so they can provide the best care possible for pets in almost any situation. We work closely with many rescue organizations as well as SPCA and Hope for Wildlife.
MAEC is hiring Veterinary Assistants to our experienced, collaborative, team environment where the focus in on medicine and pets.
We offer generous compensation package including ongoing CE, Uniform allowance, vacation and paid sick leave, benefits including medical/dental, life, disability and employee assistance program for eligible employees, and profit sharing.
This position requires a hard-working, energetic, outgoing and friendly personality. You will be working in a team environment directly with clients, and with the other team members in the hospital. Computer and phone skills are a must, but the job also entails triaging emergency patients, animal handling skills, and a variety of other jobs within the hospital on an as-needed basis.
Being able to keep a level head during emergency situations, and deal professionally and effectively with clients is very important. .
Previous emergency experience an asset, but not required..
As our ideal candidate, you have:
- Graduated Veterinary Assistant from a recognized program
- 3-5 yrs clinical veterinary experience
- Positive team player attitude to enable team efficiency
- Compassionate customer service to build client loyalty and trust
- Ability to stay focused and be effective under pressure
- Ability to work shift work that will include days, overnights, weekends, and holidays.
We look forward to welcoming you to our team.
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Salary: $17.00-$20.00 per hour
- 10 hour shift
- 12 hour shift
- 8 hour shift
- Night shift
Too keep our staff safe we perform car admissions and limit clients in the hospital. All staff, contractors and clients are required to wear masks and we have installed additional hand sanitizer stations.
- Veterinary Assistant: 2 years (Required)