JHP Recruitment
July 20, 2021
Pittsburgh, United States of America
Job Type


Our client has an opportunity available for an experienced Veterinary Technician to join their fast-paced, AAHA-accredited, 24-hour emergency & specialty hospital in Pittsburgh, PA as a Technician Supervisor. Primary responsibility will be within their emergency department; however, you’ll also collaborate with their specialty departments. Their specialties include: Internal Medicine, Surgery, ZooMed, Emergency, and Critical Care, Integrative Medicine, and Canine Rehabilitation.  This is a great opportunity for a Veterinary Technician who wants a challenge, using all their skills and the opportunity for growth at a management level, with a strong emphasis on training and developing. You’ll work closely with the leadership team.

They are passionate about supporting Technicians and are committed to your personal career development. their community of dedicated professionals that will encourage you to explore everything a Technician career has to offer. They create and support an inclusive work environment where you can focus on your career, your happiness, and the patients you serve. Below are some of the many benefits of joining the team!

Access to the people and financial resources of a large veterinary community

Leadership opportunities

Career development programs

Opportunities to give back through strong Shelter partnerships and Charities

CE allowance

Tuition support and sponsorships

Vet Tech license reimbursement

Referral bonuses

Competitive wage

Medical, dental & vision insurance

Life, long and short-term disability insurance

Paid parental leave

Paid vacation and sick time


The ideal candidate will demonstrate a professional attitude with their coworkers and encourage professionalism in the workplace. They will also be expected to help guide the technical support staff, provide mentorship while helping employees grow within the hospital. The most important asset is someone who possesses great communication skills that keeps our 24/7/365 staff informed and focused. The successful candidate will share their commitment to delivering the highest quality patient care with exceptional client service.

The ideal candidate will meet the following requirements:

Certified veterinary technician (preferred) with a minimum of five years technical experience, preferably in an ER setting; prior management/supervisory skills are preferred.

Professional demeanor and appearance, excellent interpersonal skills, and a positive, friendly attitude

Ability to plan, organize, make decisions, and communicate effectively and clearly with fellow team members, clients, and doctors

Able to handle multiple tasks at once, and deal with high levels of stress in an environment of changing priorities

Must be able to work full-time hours, flexibility a must, including occasional holidays

Strong medical skills

In the supervisor role, you will primarily be responsible for, but not limited to:

Directing the workflow on the floor

Help with the interview process for potential new hires

Technician Scheduling

Assists in staffing and coverage where needed

Assists in the educational development of technicians and their skills

Assists in basic protocol and standard procedure training

Provide opportunities for staff to gain more first-hand experience

Mentoring technicians within the department

Working with department doctors to develop protocols to improve the service

Ensure that policies, guidelines, and recommendations are implemented by all members of the Technical staff.

This position is a working supervisory position that is responsible for the leadership and the supervision of their emergency staff, with the support of other Supervisors, the Hospital Manager, and the Medical Director.  They want you to use the skills you have gained over your years in the profession and help you to continue to grow!

If you would like some more information on this role or would like to apply, please send your resume to: jasper@jhprecruitment.com. Alternatively, you can call the team on (646) 569 9200.

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