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South Carolina Veterinary Specialists & Emergency Care is hiring a Lead Veterinary Technician to help manage their growing team!
The Treatment Nurse Manager will train, supervise, and assists the veterinary technicians and assistants to plan, coordinate and perform a variety of duties concerned with animal health and client education, and to promote greater efficiency by relieving veterinarians of technical work and administrative detail. This position also encompasses all the duties of the Veterinary Technician.
The Treatment Nurse Manager is under the direct guidance and supervision of the Hospital Administrator. This is an overview of the position but the job responsibilities listed do not encompass the entire position.
PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Train, supervise, and assist the Technicians/Assistants in their performance of a variety of technical and client education duties that facilitate the work of the practitioners and the veterinary practice manager who directly or indirectly provide patient care.
Ensure that the hospital and its employees are following federal and state animal health laws and regulations including OSHA and DEA. Inform the leadership team of any regulatory issues.
Work directly with Pathway recruiters to identify suitable technician/assistant candidates, set up interviews, onboard new technicians/assistants, off-board technicians/assistants when they leave the practice.
Oversee the completion of daily checklists and maintenance logs in treatment/surgery.
Exhibit a technical knowledge of products and medications sold, including dietary products. Demonstrate the ability to explain and educate clients on products and answer their questions regarding product purchase/use.
Create employee schedules that align with doctor, team, and outpatient needs while monitoring overtime and payroll costs. Manage who will cover shifts by either seeking coverage by the technical team or covering shifts yourself.
Work with the leadership team to address matters of concern amongst the technician staff including personnel matters, disciplinary actions, and follow-through.
Provide guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance. Conduct timely performance evaluations, mediate interpersonal problems, and address concerns from assistants/technicians.
Maintain effective communication with the technician team and leadership team.
Establish Assistant/Technician training programs, assure team satisfaction, and maintain good doctor communication with the team and efficient workflow throughout the day. Responsible for scheduling of team and standards of team performance.
Assist the management team in conducting monthly departmental meetings and schedule in-service meetings as deemed appropriate and necessary.
Assure compliance by team of medical records, logs, and procedures.
Work well with all employees and ensure that your actions support the hospital, the doctors, and the practice philosophy.
Perform Technician responsibilities as outlined in the Veterinary Technician job description and below:
Obtain and record patient histories.
Collect specimens and perform routine laboratory procedures and tests in hematology, biochemistry, chemistry, microbiology, urinalysis, and serology to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of animal health problems.
Dispense and administer medications, vaccines, and treatments as prescribed by veterinarians.
Administer fluids and treatments as prescribed by the veterinarian.
Administer and monitor anesthesia under the direction of a veterinarian.
Provide specialized nursing care for injured or ill animals.
Prepare patients, instruments, and equipment for surgery.
Assist in diagnostic, medical, and surgical procedures using a range of high-tech diagnostic equipment including electrocardiographic, radiographic and ultrasonographic equipment.
Take and process radiographs.
Communicate with and educate owners.
Educate clients on products and medications sold including dietary products and answer questions regarding product purchase/use.
Clean, maintain and sterilize instruments, equipment, and materials.
Knowledgeable regarding related federal and state animal health laws and regulations including OSHA and DEA. Ensure that the hospital and its employees are following regulations. Inform the management team of any regulatory issues.
Work well with all team members and ensure that your actions support the hospital, the doctors, and the practice philosophy.
Perform other duties as assigned
Why Work forSouth Carolina Veterinary Specialists & Emergency Care? We have a state-of-the-art facility and are both VECCS and AAHA accredited. You will gain much hands-on experience and knowledge at our facility with a diverse array of cases that come through our doors. We offer an emotionally intelligent work environment and foster growth with each of our individual employees.
Fantastic benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance, 401k, Paid Time Off, CE credit, and generous pet discounts!
Please visit our website https://www.scvsec.com/ to learn more about South Carolina Vet Specialist! Send resumes to Stephanie.email@example.com, serious applicants only, please.
If you are passionate about pets and providing exceptional veterinary care, we want you to join our team!
Apply today! We look forward to hearing from you!
If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!