Clinic Technician

The GTHS runs a low-cost Rabies Vaccine and Microchip Clinic eight times a year for local pet owners; four on-site at our Animal Centre and four off-site at various venues within the community. Providing these services protects cats and dogs against the deadly Rabies disease and allows animals to be quickly reunited with their families when lost.

In 2022, 71 pets were microchipped and 202 pets in our community were immunized against rabies.

Reporting to the Hospital Administrator, the Clinic Technician will be responsible for administering Rabies vaccines, inserting microchips and providing the corresponding documentation.
Time Commitment
Eight Fridays across the course of the year for approximately 2.5 hours per Clinic; from 9.45am until approximately 12.15pm. Clinic dates for the year will be provided at time of application. A minimum commitment of 6 months is required.
Roles and Responsibilities
  • Set up Hospital Examination Room for Clinic appointments
    • Ensure microchip and vaccination documentation is available
    • Prepare vaccine station (vaccine tray and syringes/needles)
  • Maintain an orderly Clinic
    • Store vaccines appropriately
    • Dispose of sharps and vials appropriately
    • Dispose of garbage and recyclables
    • Clean and disinfect floors, surfaces and surrounding areas with assistance from Clinic Tech Aide
  • Check patient records provided at registration
  • Administer Rabies vaccines and insert microchips
  • Assist Clinic Tech Aide to restrain animals, as appropriate
  • Complete microchip documentation
  • Provide vaccine and microchip documentation to Clinic Tech Aide for pet owner
  • Consult with Vet as necessary
  • Follow appropriate protocol, legislation and regulations
  • 18 years of age minimum
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Demonstrates understanding and passion for animal welfare
  • Experience with cats and dogs of all sizes, breeds and temperaments
  • Diligent compliance with guidelines and protocols for personal and animal safety
  • Self-motivated and energetic, with proven ability to complete tasks with competency and accuracy
  • Able to work in a very fast paced environment
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Works cooperatively and effectively with others
  • Animal healthcare and microchipping experience is an asset
  • Able to hold / restrain animals
  • Experience administering vaccines is a requirement (cross-training will be provided for vaccinating animals, if required)
 Working Conditions: 
  • Physical demands of the position include standing, bending, kneeling, and assisting with restraining animals
  • We recommend wearing closed toe shoes and clothing that has no sentimental value (ie. can get dirty and/or stained)

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