License Veterinary Technician/Surgery Supervisor

////License Veterinary Technician/Surgery Supervisor
License Veterinary Technician/Surgery Supervisor2021-06-05T07:55:45+00:00

We are currently seeking an experienced License Veterinary Technician/Surgery Supervisor to join our AAHA accredited practice. The ideal candidate must be self-motivated, detail oriented, reliable, and able to maintain composure in a fast paced environment, and have a passion for making a difference in the lives of animals. Must have at least three years recent experience managing other people in a veterinary setting.

Responsibilities:

  • Supervise/ assign daily duties and responsibilities to veterinary technicians and assistants in the surgery department.
  • Plan and enforce special projects for the day, i.e. ensure all dentistry, radiographs, bandaging, and surgical work-ups are done in a timely manner.
  • Ensure that cleaning and disinfecting procedures consistent with surgery protocols are followed at all times.
  • Maintain sterility of surgical area.
  • Supervise medical ward technicians to ensure all animals are treated according to DVM instructions.
  • Proficiency in general SOP of an operating room, catheter placement and venipuncture.
  • Knowledge and use of hospital anesthesia machines and their maintenance.
  • Ensure that all treatments are administered and documented accurately.
  • Order and maintain the proper inventory and security of non-drug supplies. Maintain controlled drug log/inventory.

Requirements:

  • Must be a Licensed Veterinary Technician with a minimum of 5 years’ experience.
  • Minimum 3+ years’ management experience in a related field.
  • New York State Veterinary Technician license.
  • Must be knowledgeable in all aspects of surgery and surgery rehabilitation.
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills. Must be proficient in information interchange between departments.
  • Must be able to multi-task and organize on a large scale (staff and animals.)
  • Must be able to perform appropriate leadership tasks in a stressful environment while maintaining the appropriate balance of respect and authority.

We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including, medical/dental/vision and paid vacation, 401(k), FSA, a generous personal pet care policy and more!

For consideration, interested candidates can forward their resume and cover letter, along with salary requirements to [email protected].