Assistant Veterinary Clinical Supervisor (Surgery)

Portsmouth, NH
Full Time
Mid Level
Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital
Port City is looking to hire an Assistant Clinical Supervisor for the surgery department. The Assistant Clinical Supervisor will work with the clinical supervisor and leadership team to ensure high quality, compassionate care is provided to both animals and their owners. The Assistant Supervisor will also help ensure employees are utilized to their fullest potential, feel valued and supported.

Additional Duties include but are not limited to:
  • Solid technical skills and anesthesia knowledge base, sound judgment, and the ability to function both independently and with a team are required
  • Venipuncture; IV catheter placement; medication calculations and administration; digital radiography; patient prep and recovery; anesthesia monitoring for a variety of anesthetized procedures
  • Assisting doctors during patient appointments, providing outstanding client communication and education
  • Performing sterile scrub and assist doctors throughout surgical procedures including abdominal explores, cruciate repairs, fracture repairs, thoracotomies and both laparoscopic and arthroscopic surgeries.
  • Advocating for the patient, providing exceptional comfort, diagnostic, surgical, and nursing care to all patients
  • Knowledge of the equipment and materials used and their availability and applications
  • Ability to work on-calls, holidays/weekends, and OT as needed
  • Maintain surgical instruments and equipment
  • Recruiting, Hiring, On-Boarding and Mentoring
  • Scheduling to ensure appropriate staffing levels to support department 
  • Demonstrate understanding of workflows of the department and the hospital
  • Develop constructive and cooperative working relationships across the hospital
  • Encourage and build mutual trust, respect, communication, and cooperation among team members 
  • Advocate for the needs of our patients, clients and team members
  • Serve as a “go to” for all departments
  • Assist with coordinating training and continued technical development of team.
  • Collaborate with staff at all levels and departments to streamline delivery of services without compromising care or hospitality.
  • Ensure efficiency, quality and professionalism are top priorities of the team
Schedule: This is a Full-time position 36-40 hours with weekend requirements and will include up to 3 holidays.

About you:
  • Graduate of an accredited AVMA program or equivalent experience preferred. 
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in veterinary anesthesia
  • Strong communication skills, verbal and written; organizational skills; proactive thinking and a positive attitude are also a must
  • Accuracy in calculating and delivering anesthetic agents, fluids, and CRIs
  • Proficiency in record keeping related to medical procedures including daily treatments administered, patient status, procedures completed, supplies used, and anesthetic records
  • Review and understanding of all medical records pertinent to patient care
  • Comprehensive understanding and experience with anesthetic monitoring is required
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment and a commitment to developing long-term relationships with colleagues, clients, and community is required
  • Maintain a positive outlook and ability to work well in stressful situations
  • The ability to deliver exceptional client service is a priority.
  • Compensation is based on experience and skill level.
  • Full-time benefits include health plan, dental, vision, disability and life insurances, flex-spending accounts, 401(k), Employee Assistance Program, paid time off, and uniforms, allowance.
  • Competitive Vet Assistant and CVT CE allowance annually
  • VetBloom access: RACE-approved continuing education, training, and curriculum library
  • License application and renewal reimbursement for CVT’s
  • Financial support and onsite mentorship toward the pursuit of VTS

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We are excited to announce Ethos Veterinary Health as our new name. Ethos is the new, industry-leading community of legacy Ethos Veterinary Health, Compassion-First Pet Hospitals, SAGE Veterinary Centers, and legacy NVA Specialty and Emergency hospitals. This powerful new community brings together a dynamic network of ~145 hospitals, an unmatched team of experts, cutting-edge technology, and an unwavering commitment to the advancement of the animal health profession and better patient outcomes.
Our commitments to the industry, the profession, our teammates, and our patients, will not change, and in fact will be stronger than ever, as we forge new ground as this new dynamic community.
Ethos Veterinary Health offers a comprehensive benefits program including medical, dental, vision, a 401k with employer match, and paid time off (including sick time) for all eligible employees.  The team can provide more information about compensation and benefits for your specific location during the process.  For positions based in Colorado, Ethos Veterinary Health provides eligible employees with paid sick and safe leave and public health emergency leave in accordance with the requirements of Colorado's Healthy Families and Workplaces Act.  
Ethos Veterinary Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, and any other state or local hiring regulations, we will consider for employment any qualified applicant, including those with arrest and conviction records, in a manner consistent with the applicable regulation.

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