Emergency Registered Veterinary Technologist - Central Island Veterinary Emergency Hospital

Central Island Veterinary Emergency Hospital, 6550 Metral Drive, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada Req #3039
Thursday, June 6, 2024
You were made to save animals, we take care of the rest.

Join the team at Central Island Veterinary Emergency Hospital, an AAHA accredited facility. At Central Island Veterinary Emergency Hospital, you'll have the chance to work with a dedicated and friendly group of professionals, all while serving the community on Vancouver Island. We are centrally located on Vancouver Island, and just an hour away from ski mountains and great hiking, and less than 2 hours from Victoria. Enjoy a scenic ferry ride to Vancouver with BC Ferries or a quick 40-minute passenger ride with Hullo. 

As an RVT on our team, you'll work alongside a VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia), providing life-saving care to small animals in need. This is a fast-paced environment that will challenge you and help you grow your skills. And when the day is done, you'll have the flexibility to enjoy all that our beautiful coastal city has to offer with proximity to lots of restaurants and coffee shops.  

With unlimited CE opportunities, a generous wellness budget, and a flexible work week, you'll have everything you need to succeed. So, why wait? Apply today and become part of the CIVEH team!


  • Must be a Registered Veterinary Technologist in "Good Standing" with the BCVTA 
  • Strong knowledge of veterinary procedures and techniques 
  • Detail-oriented work ethic 
  • Kind and compassionate individual towards patients, clients and your team  


  • Competitive compensation (starting $33-$38 per hour, depending on experience) 
  • ER Appreciation Bonus 
  • Friendly and supportive work environment 
  • Unlimited CE Allowance 
  • Uniform policy ($200/year + 2 provided scrub tops and 1 sweater) 
  • 5 Paid Sick days + an additionalYou deserve it” day! 
  • Fully equipped coffee bar in staff room with multiple options  
  • Comprehensive benefit plan including dental/health coverage
  • Generous wellness budget
  • Opportunity to advance in your career with mentorship and training in specializations
  • Competitive medical and pet supply discounts
  • And much more!! 

If you are an RVT looking for an exciting opportunity in a challenging yet supportive environment, we encourage you to apply today!      

Please forward your resume to rvts@vetstrategy.com! 

About Us   
Central Island Veterinary Emergency Hospital is part of the VetStrategy group of clinics. A career with VetStrategy is anything but ordinary! Our work is something we’re truly excited about. Every day, we make an impact on the lives of others with veterinary care backed by a team of professionals who love what they do.  

From Vancouver Island to Newfoundland, we have opportunities across Canada to fuel your passion. The possibilities are endless for you to do the most meaningful work of your career. Let us help you find your perfect role. 

There are jobs and then there’s us. This is your moment to do the kind of work you find meaningful. Grab the opportunity to challenge yourself, push boundaries and learn new skills. Surround yourself with peers who will inspire you, and be inspired by you, to shape the future of veterinary care. 

You’ll be part of a team that supports professional development and you’ll be provided with opportunities to grow throughout your career.

Do not miss out on this unique opportunity to join a fun and dynamic team! VetStrategy is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. 

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $33.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $38.00
  • Required Education Certification
Location on Google Maps
  • Central Island Veterinary Emergency Hospital, 6550 Metral Drive, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada