Pet Emergency Treatment in Anchorage is seeking a Veterinary Technician Lead for our busy 24-hour emergency critical care hospital!
We are looking for a Registered Veterinary Technician (preferably with VTS in ECC) who possesses a skillset that includes leadership, the ability to collaborate, time management, organization, strong technical ability and conflict resolution skills. This position includes shared employee oversight of 15-20 team members.
The Lead is responsible for reviewing, refining and enforcing all practice policies and protocols, working in conjunction with the other team leaders and participating as a team player and projecting a positive attitude with all employees.
Job duties include but are not limited to:
? Training of new technicians as well as continuing education for senior team members ? Establishing and executing training protocols ? Preparing monthly schedule/on-call schedule ? Provide guidance and direction to staff, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance ? Mediate interpersonal issues and address concerns up to and including disciplinary action ? Conduct quarterly meetings (one-on-one and group) with team to discuss any concerns or areas of improvement (supported by the Hospital Administrator)
? Routinely update training manual to ensure that procedures as protocols are up to date with current standards in the field ? Collaborate with members of PET management to optimize care of patients ? Work closely with Client Services Team, Medical Director and doctor team to ensure that we are providing the best possible care for our patients and clients ? Participate in community outreach events
The Technician Lead is responsible for working approximately 40hrs a week, including two weekends a month and rotating holidays. Compensation is based on experience. All full time staff receive excellent healthcare benefits, 401K, employee owned pet discounts, and opportunities for professional development and continuing education.