MTS Level 6 - Animal Health Technician - Veterinary Teaching Hospital - Atlantic Veterinary College
University of Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, PE
The Veterinary Teaching Hospital requires Animal Health Technicians to work on a casual, as needed, basis to replace technical staff leaves as required.

  • Completing and assisting with treatment orders for patients
  • Ability to perform necessary nursing skills for the various levels of care required
  • Monitoring and reporting to the clinician any abnormalities in animals in relation to the treatments and/or monitoring of animals
  • Support veterinary students working after hours in the Small Animal ICU or doing treatments in the Large Animal Hospital
  • Providing technical support to the Large Animal Hospital when required
  • Maintaining a high standard of cleanliness in the ICU and biosecurity standards
  • Maintaining supplies and ensuring proper equipment maintenance within ICU
  • Other related duties as assigned
  • Must be a graduate of an Animal Health Technician program from a recognized facility
  • RVT designation is preferred
  • Strong computer skills with demonstrated ability in Windows and iOS Operating Systems
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be self-motivated and reliable
  • Must be able to work as part of a team, but must also be able to work independently as required
  • Computer proficiency to be able to perform billing
  • Experience with flex schedule (especially night work) preferred
  • Experience in an emergency/critical care setting preferred
  • 3-5 years of experience with small animals
  • Experience with large animals an asset
  • Excellent technical proficiency with experience placing catheters and administering IV fluids, performing sample collection (blood/urine), assisting with diagnostic procedures, performing patient assessments and administering required treatments
Application Instructions:
Please submit electronically a cover letter, quoting the competition number, a resume and reference list to be received no later than the closing date via the link posted on the UPEI Human Resources website ( Applications will not be accepted via email.

If you are unable to apply online, you can drop off your resume to the Human Resources Department, Kelley Building, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PEI C1A 4P3, Fax Number (902) 894-2895.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Prince Edward Island is committed to gender equity in employment.

Only those applicants who are invited to an interview will be acknowledged.

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