Veterinary Jobs in Dartmouth, NS

Work With Us

Russell Lake Animal Hospital promotes a supportive, fun, team-oriented workplace that encourages personal growth.

Who are we?

Our veterinary Hospital is privately owned and run by Dr. Adva Barkai-Ronayne. Our team sees our clients as an integral part of the healthcare team. We build strong relationships and create bonds with our clients for life. We use unique skills to promote our philosophy of fear-free interactions with our patients. We promote a supportive, fun, team-oriented workplace that encourages personal growth. We have a new hospital and are a fully Idexx-integrated practice. We run Avimark practice management software, Idexx in-hospital lab machines, and digital radiography.

Registered Veterinary Technician

Who are we looking for?
Are you one of those amazing technicians that enjoys building strong relationships with clients while effectively running your day with compassion for the animals and a positive attitude?

Are you up to helping us to grow our hospital through the pursuit of knowledge and by encouraging your colleagues to achieve their goals?

Are you interested in becoming a part of a brand new chapter in our history where everyone feels supported, encouraged and valued?

Do you like using protocols and checklists, so things run smoothly?

Do you enjoy learning new things and sharing them with your team?

If you answered yes to any of these questions this is the opportunity for you!

Start Date: ASAP

Salary: Starting at 26.50 per hour

Qualifications:
– EVTA and NSVMA Registration
– Clinic Experience: 1+ year (preferred)
– In-House lab experience is considered an asset but not required
– A positive attitude, the ability to stay calm, and critical thinking skills are required

What do our RVT’s do?
Our RVT’s keep our hospital on its feet. Their roles are vital to the success of our hospital.
– Pull blood and other samples
– Communicate with clients (history taking, nutrition discussions, vaccine and preventive care recommendations)
– Run lab work
– Anesthesia and surgical assisting
– Radiography
– Dental Care
– Additional administrative, hospital maintenance & housekeeping duties

What we offer:
– Continuing Education opportunities in clinic and outside
– Paid Annual Registration Dues
– Uniform Shirts
– 2 Weeks Paid Vacation (increases over time!)
– Staff Discounts
– Health Benefits
– Snacks!

Experience and Low Stress Handling or Fear Free Certification are an asset, but confident new grads are welcome to apply as well. Please send resume and cover letter via email to resumes@russelllakevet.com.

Customer Service Representative

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for someone that is outgoing and has strong client relations skills. Someone who is committed to excellence in their work habits, in pursuing knowledge and education and that is motivated to help us grow our hospital.

Qualifications:
– Customer Service: 2+ year (required)
– Administrative Experience: 1+ year (preferred)
– Experience and LSHR silver certification are an asset but not required.
– Education or experience in related fields is also considered an asset.
– A positive attitude, the ability to stay calm, and critical thinking skills are required.

What does a Client Service Representative do?

Our Client Care Reps are the face of our hospital as they are the first point and last point of contact for our clients. Their role is vital to the success of our hospital as they set the tone for client interactions and conversations.
– Answer phone calls
– Schedule appointments
– Process payment
– File documents electronically
– Stock shelves
– Additional administrative & housekeeping duties

What we offer:
– Continuing Education opportunities in Hospital and outside
– Uniform Shirts
– 2 Weeks Paid Vacation
– Staff Discounts
– Health Benefits

Start Date: ASAP

Salary will commensurate with experience. Please send resume and cover letter via email to resumes@russelllakevet.com.