BluePearl’s North Seattle location is hiring a Veterinary Technician Manager!
Do you have leadership experience or potential? Are you looking for a new challenge? Do you enjoy motivating and training others? Are you passionate about providing remarkable care for pets?
Then this opportunity could be for you.
The Veterinary Technician Manager oversees all Veterinary Technicians and Assistants in a hospital or department and facilitates the delivery of remarkable care for pets. The role is responsible for all day-to-day matters impacting Technicians/Assistants including scheduling, performance management, hiring and training along with oversight of quality of nursing care. Veterinary Technician Managers occasionally work alongside their supervised staff to provide nursing care for pets.
A Veterinary Technician Manager:
Demonstrates highly advanced proficiency as a Veterinary Technician within their appropriate department and maintains all related skills and knowledge.
Creates effective working relationships with hospital leadership to ensure standards of care are understood, effectively communicated, and delivered upon.
Serves as a subject-matter expert and resource to Technicians and Assistants regarding daily operations, patient care, and skill development.
Serves as a mentor to staff by demonstrating positive work habits, effective clinical skills and business knowledge.
Identifies conflicts in the workplace and seeks assistance in resolution in order to create effective working relationships.
Coaches staff to create a culture of strong performance and high productivity.
Clearly communicates with team members to ensure consistent understanding of new ideas, changes in protocol, policies, and impending changes.
Builds positive relationships across the hospital and administration to facilitate an environment of team work.
Implements process improvement initiatives.
Works with the Technician Training Manager to schedule ongoing training.
Documents performance-related issues, assesses team members during annual review, and provides hospital leadership with recommendations related to performance management and discipline.
Must be a licensed Veterinary Technician
4+ years of job-specific experience plus a minimum of one year in a Lead/Supervisory role preferred
Background in business or management from education or work experience strongly preferred
As a member of the Mars Petcare Family, BluePearl is the next step in your career:
Access to 90% paid scholarships with Penn Foster and CE allowances.
Opportunities for mentorship and training.
Health, vision, dental, pet, and life insurance benefit packages.
PTO accrual with flexible work schedules.
Referral Bonus Program.
BluePearl is committed to a diverse work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, sexual or affectional preference, or gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.
Additional Salary Information: Based on experience
Internal Number: 15000173
About BluePearl Veterinary Partners
No two days are the same when you work at a BluePearl specialty and emergency pet hospital.Your experiences will be challenging – and inspiring – as you help pets in crisis. You’ll work on the leading edge of veterinary medicine, see the latest research in action, and elevate your skills in ways you never could at a traditional practice.As part of our skilled and compassionate team, you will support BluePearl veterinarians with all phases of patient examination and inpatient and outpatient care. This includes emergency cases, as well as specialty treatments and procedures for both in-patient and out-patient clients.Success is a shared endeavor at BluePearl. It’s our job to ensure that you receive continuing education and growth opportunities that will enhance your knowledge and enrich your career. When you join us, you will:Work in modern facilities with advanced technologies.Receive a yearly continuing education allowance.Learn from with the best veterinary teams in the nation.Be eligible for 90%-paid scholarships from Penn Foster, an AVMA-CVTEA accredited online school.Get free access to VetFolio and AtDove for online veterinary topics and RACE-approved continuing education.Use B...luePearl University, our in-house learning and professional development portal.Receive Veterinary Technician Specialist (VTS) mentorship and career support.Get free access to online CE from inudstry resources such as VetFolio and AtDoveDepending on your location, you will also have the chance to cross-train in specialty areas which may or may not include:Avian & Exotics MedicineBehavioral MedicineBlood BankCardiologyCritical CareDentistry & Oral SurgeryDermatologyDiagnostic ImagingEmergency MedicineHemodialysisIntegrative & AcupunctureInternal MedicineNeurologyOncologyOphthalmologyRadioiodine 1-131RehabilitationSurgery