Job Posting 93765

Registered Veterinary Technologist
Edmonton Humane Society
Edmonton area
Edmonton Humane Society, 13620 – 163 Street NW, Edmonton, AB
closes in 30 days (Fri, 30 Jun)
full time

Registered Veterinary Technologist

Full-time Permanent


About EHS

The Edmonton Humane Society has been an animal welfare leader in the Edmonton community since 1907. We are a safe haven for the thousands of animals in our care each year. EHS plays a key role in the Edmonton region by enriching the lives of people and their companion animals not only through our sheltering, but through our programs, services and community engagement.


Employment Term:  Full-time

This is an amazing opportunity to join a progressive organization with a great medical team to help make a difference in our animals lives.


The Role

Reporting to Supervisor, Medical Services, the Registered Veterinary Technologist provides care directly related to the health of animals in-care. The position provides an exciting opportunity to make a difference in the lives of animals in need.


Key Roles & Responsibilities

  • Surgical Preparation- High-Quality, High-Volume surgical preparation and monitoring
  • Administration- Daily Medication administration and care of hospitalized patients
  • Laboratory work-up -Laboratory and Diagnostic work-up including in-house radiology, hematology/chemistry/fecal and urinalysis
  • Treatment- Entry Examinations of all animals entering into care
  • Foster Support-Foster animal care and foster family support
  • Adoption Process- Providing Education for clients/adopters on animal health and care as required for animals being adopted that may require a higher level of care post adoption or has needs specific to a health concern or surgery performed
  • Animal Care - Assist veterinarians in care of animals requiring further care (diagnostic work ups, implementing veterinary treatment plans, follow-up treatments)

Education and Requirements

  • Accredited Animal Health Technology Diploma
  • Yearly ABMVA license renewal
  • 15 credits of continuing education yearly

Skills and Abilities

 As the ideal candidate, you will have a passion for people, performance and diversity within the lens of animal welfare. You will have ability to work both independently and within a large team. You will have the ability to work well in stressful situations and adapt accordingly.


How to Apply:

Please submit you resume and salary expectations, in confidence, by email to:


The Edmonton Humane Society is an equal opportunity employer and we thank all applicants for submitting their resume. However, only those candidates considered for employment will be contacted.

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