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Veterinary Technician

Company: PetVet Care Centers
Location: Eastham
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Job Description:

Overview Eastham Veterinary Hospital in Eastham, MA is looking for a Technician Supervisor to join our amazing team!Eastham Veterinary Hospital is a welcoming full service small animal hospital that strives to provide high quality medicine to the Lower Cape community. Our hospital is fully equipped with digital x-rays including dental, an in house laboratory, as well as an in house and online pharmacy. You can learn more about our hospital at https://easthamvet.com/.A dynamic and beautiful peninsula, Cape Cod, Massachusetts is home to more than 200,000 year round residents. There are endless outdoor activities available from relaxing or walking along the beach, boating, biking, fishing, whale watching, lobstering, exploring light houses, shopping at local artist boutiques, and golfing.At Eastham, we take the health and well-being of our employees seriously, offering flexible working conditions and encouraging a well-rounded work/life balance. We offer a great compensation package, including a competitive salary, health insurance, 401K, PTO, generous CE allowance, and more. Responsibilities Essential Functions:

  • Supervise technicians and other medical personnel in assigned department, evaluating performance (introductory and annual), reviewing time reporting, enforcing company policies and communicating new practices and policies regarding technical duties; participate in selection and discipline of staff.
  • Schedule staff according to departmental needs, monitoring and regulating overtime hours worked by staff, ensuring proper coverage in times of shortage.
  • Administer on-call schedule as well as standard schedule for staff.
  • Train new staff in their responsibilities; mentor all staff regarding performance and training needs.
  • Perform the duties of technician or assistant, as scheduled.
  • Liaison with other departments and supervisors regarding patient care and hospital operations; resolve issues, as needed.
  • Oversee cleaning, stocking, and inventory duties for the department.
  • Exhibit confidentiality and professionalism in all regards for employee issues; be proactive in approach to issue resolution.
    • Keep hospital management informed of any issues or risks that might impact operations or employee relations; work with management team to resolve.
      • Hospital policies and procedures, including contents of Employee Handbook
        • Clinical laboratory procedures
        • Medication calculations and administration
        • Venipuncture
        • Catheter placement
        • Animal restraint
        • Vital sign monitoring
        • Client communications
        • Radiographic technique and anesthesiology
        • Patient physical assessments
          • Veterinary environment, terminology, and protocols
          • Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT), Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT), Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT), or the Licensed Veterinary Medical Technician (LVMT) preferred or equivalent experience.
          • Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) or must possess or be eligible to be granted a Veterinary Assistant Controlled Substances Permit (VACSP) in California or equivalent as required by other states.
          • May consider an equivalent combination of education, certification, training, and/or experience.
          • Performs other duties as assigned by Manager.
          • Competencies:
            • Leadership skills
            • Time management
            • Organization skills
            • Interpersonal skills
            • Multi-tasking and setting priorities
            • Empathy Qualifications
              • High School Diploma or the equivalent.
                • Veterinary Technician Registration or equivalent experience
                • High level of competence in the complete range of veterinary technician skills
                  • Working in a team environment
                  • Customer Service
                  • Attention to detail
                  • Verbal and written communication skills
                  • Supervisory skills, including performance management, feedback, and communications
                  • Staff scheduling skillsProfessionalism and ability to properly handle confidential information How to Apply ADD additional Hospital information here. Also include Apply online: www.petvetcareers.com

Keywords: PetVet Care Centers, Nantucket , Veterinary Technician, Healthcare , Eastham, Massachusetts

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