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Veterinary Technician Supervisor

Company: VCA
Location: East Providence
Posted on: March 11, 2023

Job Description:

Join The VCA Povar Animal Hospital Team!

Do you want to grow as a leader through the guidance of mentors rather than managers? Do you want to love your career and cultivate that same passion in others? VCA Povar is seeking a talented Veterinary Technician to join and lead as a Technician Supervisor full time. Our full service, AAHA accredited hospital has served the local Rhode Island and Massachusetts communities for several decades and are committed to cultivating and maintaining the human/animal bond as a cornerstone of our patient care. Our team has a shared devotion to providing progressive medicine with compassion as a driving force and we are eager to welcome a like-minded individual!

Why join the VCA Povar Family?

We are passionate about supporting Veterinary Technicians and are committed to your continuing education and personal career development. We are dedicated professionals that will encourage you to explore everything a Veterinary Technician career has to offer. Our team members are committed to equity, inclusion, and diversity, and strive to be a place where a talented mix of people want to come, stay, and do their best work. We support a work environment where you can focus on your career, your happiness, and the patients you serve. Below are some of the many benefits of joining the VCA Adirondack team!

Access to the people and financial resources of a large veterinary community
Leadership opportunities
Career development programs
Opportunities to give back through strong Shelter partnerships and VCA Charities
Continuing education allowance
Tuition support and sponsorships
Veterinary Technician license reimbursement
Free mental health and wellness subscriptions (Head Space)
Referral bonuses
Competitive wage
Medical, dental & vision insurance
Generous petcare discounts
Life, long and short term disability insurance
Paid parental leave
Paid vacation and sick time
Full-time and Part-time positions available

Why We Want You!

As a member of the VCA Povar team, you will support Technician and Doctor teams by creating a positive, low-stress atmosphere for our clients and patients. Your mission will be to win the confidence of every pet parent-by delivering an outstanding client experience-so we can provide exceptional care to every patient. You've worked hard for your credentials (CVT, RVT, LVT) and we want you to use the knowledge that you've invested your time and talent in. The skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to:

Physical examinations and patient assessment
Anesthesia monitoring
Surgical preparation and assisting
Laboratory work
Catheter placement
Patient recovery
Compassionate care of our hospitalized animals

In the supervisor role, your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

Directing work flow on the floor
Assists in the educational development of technicians and their skills
Help with the interview process for potential new hires
Technician Scheduling
Assists in staffing and coverage where needed
Assists in basic protocol and standard procedure training
Provide opportunities for staff to gain more firsthand experience
Mentoring technicians within the department
Working with department doctors to develop protocols to improve the service
Ensure that VCA polices, guidelines, and recommendations are implemented by all members of the technical staff.

The pay range for this position is $23 - $25 / hour.

Ready to grow with a collaborative and supportive team? Apply now! We look forward to getting to know you!

If you are a current associate, you need to apply through our internal career site. Please log into Workday and click on the Career worklet on the landing page or search for Find Jobs.

Benefits: We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and paid vacation/sick days, 401(k), generous employee pet discounts and more!

The information in this position description indicates the general nature and level of work to be performed. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of associates assigned to this job. Management reserves the right to revise the job description or require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example, emergencies, change in personnel, workload, or technical development)

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans / Disabled. For a complete EEO statement please see our career page at vcacareers.com%35762252% %%veterinary%%

Keywords: VCA, East Providence , Veterinary Technician Supervisor, Professions , East Providence, Rhode Island

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