Veterinary Technician Supervisor, Emergency/ICU

Washington, DC
Friendship Hospital for Animals – Technicians /
full-time /
We are seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic individual to join our team as a full-time Veterinary Technician Supervisor in our Patient Care Department. Our Patient Care Technician Supervisors are tasked with leading our emergency/hospitalization support staff in our Progressive Care Unit (PCU) and our Intensive Care Unit (ICU).  To be considered, you must already possess a mastery of most veterinary emergency and critical care technical skills. Your primary role is facilitating the flow and efficiency of our urgent care/hospitalization team and the care of their patients. You will also be expected to take on more leadership responsibilities including training and mentoring of support staff, participation in inter-departmental meetings and discussions, and responding to the dynamic needs of patient care within the hospital.  
Candidates with specialty in E/CC are preferred and you must have a current veterinary technician credential (LVT, CVT, RVT) in any state, or be eligible to apply. The ability to work an average of 45 hours a week, a willingness to work additional shifts when necessary and rotating on-call will also be required. 
Internal candidates must be endorsed by a Patient Care Supervisor and the Patient Care Manager, then approved by the Emergency Practice Manager and Hospital Director. 
About the Hospital: 
Established in 1936, Friendship Hospital for Animals provides high quality, compassionate veterinary care to the dogs and cats of the Washington D.C. metro area.  Our vision is to be the most medically progressive independent animal hospital in the country while adhering to our core values of teamwork, collaboration and respect.  We provide wellness, emergency, and specialty care with over 70 veterinarians on staff including 14 rotating interns and about 30 board-certified specialists. Friendship has specialty departments including emergency/critical care, radiology, anesthesiology, oncology, neurology/neurosurgery, cardiology, dermatology, internal medicine, nephrology and urology, rehabilitation therapy, and surgery.  We have MRI, CT, a separate dedicated ICU, a ventilator, and extracorporeal therapies onsite.  
In addition to providing clients and their pets the highest quality of medicine and service, Friendship Hospital is also a fun and rewarding place to work and grow. Excellent compensation and generous benefits are offered.