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Clinic Technician Manager


The Clinic Technician Manager is primarily responsible for managing the technician and assistant staff, and providing secondary support to the shelter’s outpatient Clinic Client Services Coordinator. The Clinic Technician Manager will assist the clinic staff during surgery hours and may also be assigned to perform basic animal care and husbandry, initial physical examinations for incoming animals, assist with veterinary rounds, vaccinate and medicate shelter animals, and schedule animals for examinations as needed. This is a full-time position with time split between BCSPCA’s Lahaska and Quakertown shelters.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage technician and technician assistant staff
  • Train new technician and assistant staff as they come onboard
  • Provide ongoing training and support to the technician and assistant staff as needed
  • Provide lunch break relief for technician staff on surgery days, filling in for their positions as needed
  • Maintain inventory of all controlled substances
  • Assist clinic staff in all aspects of surgery when needed including, but not limited to:
    • Preparing animals and instruments for surgery
    • Administering anesthesia to animals and monitors anesthetized patients
    • Performing intravenous injections, venipuncture to obtain blood samples for testing, intramuscular and subcutaneous injections, and intubations on cats and dogs.
    • Performing in-house tests, such as heartworm tests, feline leukemia/FIV tests and fecal tests
  • Oversee and perform, as necessary, the primary duties of Clinic Technicians

Secondary Responsibilities:

  • Serve as back up for Clinic Client Services Coordinator

QUALIFICATIONS OF THE IDEAL CANDIDATE

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Veterinary technician degree and active license preferred
  • College degree preferred
  • Minimum 3 years relevant work or veterinary technician experience
  • Demonstrated commitment to excellent customer service
  • Ability to develop and maintain a good rapport with public and peers
  • Ability to develop and conduct training, including material development
  • Ability to take direction and work consistently with a positive attitude
  • Ability to prioritize and simultaneously handle multiple projects
  • Meticulous recordkeeping skills and attention to detail
  • Mid-level computer skills and use of standard office equipment
  • Physical requirements include ability to talk, hear, and see, as well as sit, stand, walk, regularly lift and move up to 60 lbs., and use hands to handle, feel and for fine motor skills
  • Valid driver’s license

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