Veterinary Technician

EMPLOYER: Capital City Specialty & Emergency Animal Hospital


Capital City Specialty & Emergency is Ottawa’s newest state of the art animal hospital! Opened in Spring 2023, Capital City is growing our team of over 100 veterinary professionals to provide outstanding patient care and client service. Our team includes world-renown specialists working with top-of-the-line equipment to provide an exceptional experience. Our focus on medicine, community, education, and positive culture makes this a hospital unlike any other. With over 17,000 square feet of space, leading edge technology, and independent local ownership, Capital City wants you to join our team and we know this is an animal hospital where you’ll be proud to work.


Capital City is currently looking for an experienced, professional, and collaborative veterinary technician to join our team working in our emergency and critical care department. Your duties and responsibilities in this role will include:


  • IV catheterization and sample draws
  • Basic lab work (more advanced work with training)
  • Imaging and diagnostics
  • Caring for hospitalized patients
  • Ability to monitor patients before, during, and after procedures including while sedated and anesthetized
  • Completing treatment plans
  • Rounding and communication with other team members
  • Filling prescriptions
  • Processing patient discharges from hospital and other client communications
  • Triage patients, assessing what is stable vs critical and communicating with ER doctors


What you need to work at Capital City:


  • Confidence in your client service skills and abilities
  • Willingness to learn and grow professionally
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment
  • A collaborative and team-focused approach to work
  • Appreciation of a positive veterinary culture


What Capital City can offer you:

  • Competitive industry pay for Ottawa with excellent overall compensation including group benefits (with a $1500 health spending account), sick pay, continuing education, uniform allowance, staff discounts, annual bonuses, and more. Capital City is a living wage employer!
  • A dynamic and exciting workplace with an emphasis on education and professional development
  • A positive hospital culture and workplace atmosphere you get to build every day
  • Hospital owners who work shoulder to shoulder with the team


Job Types: Full-time, Part-Time, Permanent

Salary: $24+ per hour


  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • Store discount
  • Vision care
  • Wellness program


Work Location: In person

START DATE: 10/01/2023

Let us know if you are interested in this position. Complete this short form and we will follow up with you promptly.