VCA Animal Hospitals Veterinary Technician General Practice Supervisor in West Hartford, Connecticut
VCA Veterinary Specialist of CT is seeking a full time General Practice Veterinary Technician Supervisor to join the team at our 24-7 general, emergency and specialty hospital in West Hartford, CT. We have a unique culture in our hospital that values each person’s individual skill and personality. We truly are a team with a shared devotion to providing progressive medicine with compassion as a driving force. We are eager to welcome a like-minded individual!
Compensation : $25 – $30 / hour based on skill set, 5 years of experience, and licensure status (CVT, LVT, VTS)
Potential Schedule : Full time, holiday rotation, flexible schedule
Do you thrive in an environment that promotes and encourages growth and development? At VCA we strongly believe in training and development for all of our associates! Our team is collaborative, supportive, and progressive and we want to give you the opportunity to expand your skills and follow your dreams at our 24-hour / 7 day a week Emergency & Referral Hospital.
We offer our supervisors monthly training and support on various industry focused leadership and development topics. Your success is our success and we work as a collaborative unit providing you the connectivity of 10 additional specialty hospital supervisor teams to grow, learn, and share information with. Working together to create effective, fulfilled teams, happy healthy hospitals, and overall career satisfaction.
Why Join the Vet Specs Family?
We have an incredible leadership team and an onsite technician manager who is passionate about supporting our veterinary assistants and technicians. We are committed to your continuing education and personal career development and strive to create an environment where training advanced technician skills is our top priority. We support a work environment where you can focus on your career, happiness, and the patients you serve.
(Please take a moment to view our brief video on veterinary technician utilization from a VCA technician’s point of view)
Certified Veterinary Technician Supervisor Responsibilities:
Full Technician Skill Utilization
Working collaboratively with team members of all hospital services
Coaching associates based on need to aid in their success
Some regional travel required
Facilitate communication of ideas, policies, standards and performance
Provide feedback related to associate performance, and collaborate with leadership to develop performance improvement plans
Support associates in their career via VTNE guidance, licensure guidance, and scheduling
Maintain skill efficiency and knowledge
What Makes Veterinary Specialists of CT Unique?
Whether you are a seasoned Veterinary Assistant or a Technician in training, we welcome your experience and allow you to utilize your medical knowledge to the fullest extent. With a bustling General Practice wing, your daily dose of puppies and kittens will be met. In addition to our advanced procedures on the specialty side such as: Neurology and MRI, Internal Medicine and Endoscopy, Surgery and Stem Cell Therapy, as well as the option of a Holistic approach offering acupuncture and nutrition support.
As a team we work hard, and we encourage self-care with team hikes and picnics (four legged friends welcome). Halloween costume contests, seasonal egg hunts with prizes, and of course bean bag chairs in the lounge. Feel free to take a break in our wellness nook, or take meditative breaths with our hospital cat Silver. Don’t forget our annual family fun summer BBQ!
At VCA Animal Hospitals, we are committed to equity, inclusion, and diversity and strive to be a place where a talented mix of people want to come, stay, and do their best work.
VCA Total Rewards
Access to the people and financial resources of a large veterinary community
Free NAVTA Membership & RECOVER Training
Discounts to Fear Free Certification & VetGirl
Growth & leadership opportunities
Medical, Dental & Vision
Career development programs
Veterinary Technician tuition education support and scholarships
$750 continuing education funds for credentialed associates
Veterinary Technician license reimbursement
Generous hospital discounts and product discounts
Employer-paid life, long- and short-term disability insurance
VTS Path financial, and mentorship support
Paid vacation and sick time
Paid parental leave
Free mental health resources and wellness subscriptions (Headspace)
Why You Should Consider Us
Candidates must be positive and motivated. The hospital team meets frequently, and your ideas and suggestions are encouraged to help us continue to grow. Our team takes pride in fostering an atmosphere of mutual respect and recognition while being adaptable, goal driven and engaged. We work hard to protect our culture and assure we hire associates that are going to have the determination to rise above obstacles, wear multiple hats and work as a team.
Ready to grow with a collaborative and supportive team? Apply now- We look forward to hearing from you!
If you are a current associate, you need to apply through our internal career site. Please log into Workday and click on the Career worklet on the landing page or search for Find Jobs.
Benefits: We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and paid vacation/sick days, 401(k), generous employee pet discounts and more!
The information in this position description indicates the general nature and level of work to be performed. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of associates assigned to this job. Management reserves the right to revise the job description or require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example, emergencies, change in personnel, workload, or technical development)
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans / Disabled. For a complete EEO statement please see our career page at vcacareers.com