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Registered Veterinary Technician

Jump Recruitment Specialists - 20 Jobs
St. John's, NL
Posted 8 days ago

Registered Veterinary Technician

On behalf of our client, Jump Recruitment Specialists is currently accepting resumes for a Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) at various locations throughout Atlantic Canada.

Our clinics are independently and veterinary owned and operated, and we are committed to fostering a culture and work environment that is respectful and healthy. As an RVT at any of our clinics, you will be part of a team that celebrates the human-animal bond by providing exceptional and compassionate care to our clients' physical and emotional wellbeing. You are dependable, accountable, and self-motivated. You have exceptional communication and customer service skills, and respect both the team and clients. You effectively manage adversity, multi-task, and prioritize in a busy, rapidly changing environment.


Duties Include (but not limited to):

  • Perform venipuncture, place IV catheters, and administer IV fluids
  • Perform routine dental scaling, polishing, fluoride application, and dental charting
  • Perform common outpatient procedures (e.g. nail trims, ear cleanings, anal gland expression)
  • Calculate medication volumes, administer injectable and gas anesthesia, as well as other medications
  • Operate and maintain anesthetic machines with closed and open-circuit anesthetic systems
  • Monitor and maintain anesthetic patients through observation, manual parameters, and use of vital signs equipment
  • Perform emergency procedures, including shock assessment and initiation of treatment
  • Provide post-operative client updates upon patient recovery
  • Assist with humane euthanasia as required
  • Read and interpret documents such as patient records, vaccine histories, medical labels, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Safely restrain pets when required, using low-stress techniques
  • Recognize signs and degrees of pain and discomfort, understand the medications and methods used to control pain, and advocate on the patients' behalf
  • Observe abnormal behaviors and physical problems in patients, and alert the veterinarian to significant changes
  • Address client complaints, and answer questions related to billing

Education and Licensure Requirements:

  • Must possess competency in the skills required for veterinary technician licensure
  • Valid RVT license held in good standing with national and provincial requirements
  • Follow federal and provincial animal health laws and regulations, including OSHA


  • Competitive hourly rate of pay commensurate with experience
  • Flexible hours
  • 5 weeks paid leave
  • Relocation allowance / signing bonus
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • RRSP (no employee contribution required)
  • Malpractice and liability insurance
  • Robust employee pet discount

Contact Kim Nugent at [email protected]

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At Higher Talent we recognize the value of diversity and are committed to making intentional steps toward building inclusive teams that better reflect the communities Higher Talent and the organizations we serve operate within. We believe that inclusion is not just about making room at the table but about seeking out talent through a diversity lens and letting everyone know that their unique perspectives are important contributions to building stronger workplaces in a changing world.

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply for our posted positions. We welcome candidates to self-identify or make our recruitment team aware of any potential accommodations they may need during the recruitment process.

This opportunity is only available for candidates legally entitled to work in Canada. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates being considered for an interview will be contacted.

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About Jump Recruitment Specialists

About Jump Recruitment Specialists

Higher Talent Inc. is a human resources solutions firm with experience recruiting executive leaders for businesses and not-for profit organizations in Newfoundland and Labrador. Working closely with our clients, our team of seasoned HR professionals ensure a complete understanding of your strategic objectives so that we find the ideal candidate for your organization.

One of the largest investments an organization will make is in hiring and retaining its leadership team. Higher Talent is committed to ensuring the benefits of that investment are fully realized. We partner with our clients to attract and hire top talent and we ensure long-term success through continued interaction with clients and new hires after the search process is complete. We are committed to our client’s success and we understand how costly and distracting a poor hiring decision can be. Our approach to recruitment has been tailored to ensure success. As proof, we not only commit to work until the right candidate is found, but we also offer our clients a 12-month replacement guarantee.

Higher Talent’s core competencies include executive search and HR consulting. Our consultants work with clients to find the right person for the role and the right fit for the organization. We place top candidates utilizing our network of business leaders and industry professionals.