Veterinary Technician Supervisor - Medicine/Specialty Services

Tufts University
Grafton, Massachusetts, United States, 01519

Tufts University

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Job Description

Veterinary Technician Supervisor - Medicine/Specialty Services - 18001884


The Henry and Lois Foster Hospital for Small Animals provides 24-hour care for pets 365 days of the year. Since 1979, we have offered high quality medical care, consultation, referral and emergency veterinary services for the care of dogs, cats and exotic pets. In addition, the hospital creates a positive learning experience for Tufts Cummings School Veterinary Medicine (TCSVM) students and veterinary technician students with regard to small animal medicine and specialty services [i.e. Cardiology, Dermatology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, ZCAM (Exotics)] and supports the training of Small Animal Medicine/Specialty Service residents, interns and technicians.

The Veterinary Technician Supervisor, Medicine/Specialty Services oversees an integrated clinical care team to provide high quality nursing care to outpatients. The Veterinary Technician Supervisor utilizes exceptional verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills to provide coaching and mentorship to all team members. The Veterinary Technician Supervisor engenders a spirit of collegiality, collaboration and teamwork both within the section and throughout the hospital. In addition, the Veterinary Technician Supervisor oversees the educational experience of veterinary students on each rotation.


Basic Requirements:

High School diploma or equivalent plus 5 years related work experience. This position requires 3 to 5 years previous supervisory experience with a demonstrated leadership skills and resourcefulness. Ability to effectively manage personal responsibilities as well as the resources of the service. Demonstrated ability to provide exceptional service to both internal and external customers. Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work effectively as a member of a diverse team of clinical and administrative professionals. Fundamental understanding of Human Resource principles, practices and regulations. Comprehensive understanding of medical terminology and veterinary pharmacology. Ability to monitor and troubleshoot physiological patient parameters. Experience with Microsoft Office and Hospital based programs (StringSoft, Harvest, FIRST, HAS) or familiarity with other electronic medical record. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. with or without accommodation.

An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.

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