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Veterinary Technician Training Mentor-Primary Care

Company: Mount Laurel Animal Hospital
Location: Mount Laurel
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Veterinary Technician Training Mentor of Primary CareMount Laurel Animal Hospital offers aspiring veterinary professionals the opportunity to pursue their dreams and turn their passion for learning into a stepping stone for a successful career! We take the health and well-being of our employees seriously, offering flexible working conditions and encouraging a well-rounded work/life balance. Our employees' quality of life outside of the practice is something we strongly value and support. We are conveniently located 1 hour from New York City and New Jersey shore towns making us an excellent choice to work and play! It's not just a job, it's a lifestyle.Summary:Our Primary Care service is a large department within Mount Laurel Animal Hospital. We offer full services: wellness care, same-day appointments/ urgent care, mobile, surgery and dentistry that are built around a collaborative culture with our specialty services and emergency department.The training mentor of Primary Care will provide support and encouragement while mentoring staff during day-to-day operations. The successful candidate will provide support in outpatient care, sedation procedures, and surgery while fostering a fear-free environment for our patients. The primary care training mentor will demonstrate a positive and encouraging outlook for the entire team. Our ideal candidate is welcoming and approachable with a strong interest in teaching, has great communication skills, and will lead by example. This is an on-the-floor training position.Responsibilities and Skills:-- Work collaboratively with the PC Nursing Supervisor and the Training Supervisor to implement the day-to-day aspects of training protocols.-- Provide both hands on and didactic training that allows employees a standardized system for advancement.-- Helps create, maintain, and update all PC SOP's.-- Assist in training new hires and mentor existing staff during leveling processes.-- Facilitates working interviews and proctors new hire assessments.-- Provides input for 30-60-90-day reviews to PC leads for all new hires.-- Work directly on the floor with staff to ensure proficiency is obtained in all required skills.-- Aid staff in completing skills list and sign off on skills when they master each task.-- Flexible to cover positions of staff members so they can attend required CE.-- Attend CE given by fellow training mentors to keep current with hospital protocols and to provide self-growth and development.-- Actively learning and ensuring personal growth in areas of leadership and mentorship.-- Develop monthly training objectives specific to new equipment, a change in protocol, etc. and ensure compliance.-- Promote CE participation and ensure training is up to date for each employee.-- Attend and participate in recruitment efforts at area technical schools.-- Work with students and coach externs from our partnering veterinary technician schools.-- Identify and coach staff who will assist in the execution of training initiatives.-- Assist training supervisor in developing externship and internship opportunities for technician students and veterinary students.Skills/Qualifications: Candidates must be organized, possess strong interpersonal skills, have a high attention to detail, and excellent time management skills. Credentialed technician (CVT, LVT, RVT) and 3-5yrs of veterinary experience required.Flexible work schedule (ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays important to interact with all shifts), competitive salary, and comprehensive benefits package.Mount Laurel Animal Hospital is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation/Age PI206500781

Keywords: Mount Laurel Animal Hospital, Philadelphia , Veterinary Technician Training Mentor-Primary Care, Professions , Mount Laurel, Pennsylvania

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