55% - Provides daily direction to technical staff to accomplish work goals; coordinates schedules, assigns responsibilities, provides clear direction, sets priorities, coordinates work, builds in accountability and monitors progress. Answers questions and explains procedures and equipment for interns, senior veterinary students and student technicians. Resolves issues working with Directors and Medical Staff related to patient safety and quality of care
20% - Interviews, hires, orients and trains staff. Sets performance goals, provides feedback and coaching to meet those goals. Conducts performance evaluations. Trains staff as well as students. Develops staff skill levels.
10% - Vet Tech intern coordinator
5% - Conducts investigations, disciplines and makes dismissal decisions with input from DVMs.
5% - Supervises and provides infectious disease control and sanitation activities to insure a consistently clean working environment.
5% - Anesthetize, monitor, and treat anesthesia patients (including equine, bovine, canine, feline, caprine/ovine and occasionally exotics) as needed.
The University of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including:
Competitive wages, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave
Low cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
Health care and dependent daycare flexible spending accounts
Excellent retirement plans with employer match
Disability and employer paid life insurance
Wellbeing program with reduced insurance premiums
Tuition reimbursement opportunities covering 75%-100% of eligible tuition
Student loan forgiveness opportunity
Opportunities for growth and promotion
Employee Assistance Program
For more information regarding benefits: https://humanresources.umn.edu/sites/humanresources.umn.edu/files/2018_tcd-cslr-75100-ben-0105-7.pdf
All required qualifications must be documented on application materials.
Minimum/Required Qualifications BA/BS plus at least 4 years of experience or a combination of related education and work experience to equal seven years. Technical training (i.e. graduate of Animal Health Technician or equivalent program, certified as MVMA/MAVT technician) – additional supervisory education and skills training required. A minimum of 3 years experience within a veterinary care or similar health care related environment. Knowledge of veterinary medicine terminology, knowledge of proper restraint and handling of animals. Computer skills in word-processing, spreadsheets and data entry. Working knowledge of equipment in used in a veterinary teaching hospital. Thorough working knowledge of equipment used within area of specialization. Project management and meeting management skills. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing as well as the ability to work in a team environment.
Internal Number: 329038
About University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
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