Careers

Are you looking for a clinic that you will use your skills to the fullest potential with amazing mentorship? Then look no further!!!

Arrowhead Veterinary Centre is looking to expand our work family and is seeking an amazing RVT to join our fantastic team. We are a caring and compassionate clinic, committed to providing high quality medical care along with an outstanding customer experience. We promote a fun environment, while maintaining a nurturing team spirit that is understanding and supportive.

 We are a privately-owned small animal clinic located in the heart of Cochrane’s Historic Downtown. We have a state-of-the-art facility and our clinic is staffed with a veterinary team who have extensive experience in all aspects of companion animal medicine, surgery and emergency procedures. Our team is friendly and enthusiastic and we continually strive towards excellence when working with our wonderful clients and patients.

As a RVT at Arrowhead, you will have an opportunity to use your skills to the fullest potential. We are a very busy clinic with highly specialized equipment, which includes an In-house laboratory, 3b laser, ultrasound, digital radiology, 2 dental areas. We are also a low stress handling clinic with separate feline rooms and so much more!

We are committed to supportive mentorship and to the development of a well-rounded team. We truly care about our staff and their well-being.

Hours: Our hours of operation are Monday to Friday from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm and Saturday from 9:00am to 2:00pm.

Job Summary: We are equipped for routine procedures and minor emergencies. Our ideal candidate is experienced, flexible, self-motivated and able to multi-task, while consistently demonstrating a professional approach and maintaining an organized working environment. We will consider mentoring a new RVT, but you must have a solid set of basic skills and the ability to learn in a fast-paced environment.

Experience required:

  • Ability to run in-house lab work, including CBC, chemistry, urinalysis, cytology and fecal cytology.  We are equipped with the full line of Zoetis laboratory analyzers, including an HD Microscope.
  • Able to assist veterinarians with dental surgeries and perform dental oral health care, including digital dental radiology.
  • Surgical preparation and assistance, together with anesthetic delivery and monitoring.
  • Ability to provide optimum animal care including but not limited to: Patient restraint and handling, TPR and history collection, blood collections, knowledge of medications and their administration, IV catheter placements and performance of treatments as directed by veterinarians.
  • Great client communication skills along with the ability to educate clients regarding products and services.
  • Must have exceptional interpersonal skills with colleagues and clients.
  • Ability to keep accurate patient records.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Experience with Cornerstone would be an asset.
  • Willingness to learn and enhance technical skills, including anesthesia, nutrition, oral health care, low stress handling, etc.

Arrowhead Veterinary Centre offers:

  •  Annual CE benefits
  • Generous personal pet care discounts
  • Paid ABVMA/ABTVA dues
  • Comprehensive compensation package
  • Scrub allowance
  • Health Benefit Plan

Qualifications: RVT in good standing with the ABVMA.

****All enquiries are confidential****

If you are interested in joining our Arrowhead family, please e-mail your cover letter and resume to our Medical Manager Janine Simpson, RVT at janinesarrow@shaw.ca