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AH Pro 1-Clinical Vet Care (3rd shift Vet Tech Trainer)

Company: University of Minnesota
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Apply for JobJob ID352070
LocationTwin Cities
Job FamilyAnimal Health
Full/Part TimeFull-Time
Job Code8191CV
Employee ClassCivil Service
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Description of Position
This position is responsible for supporting operations of the Veterinary Medical Center and includes hands on patient care, training of new CVT and VTA staff and creation of instructional content with which to train staff and DVM students.
Additional duties include maintaining facilities according to organizational cleanliness standards, ordering or stocking supplies and accurate, confidential record keeping. The third shift Technician Training Specialist provides support to the after hours dispensary students and supervisor through direct training, content creation and on-call duties. Other duties may be assigned. The specific duties and work schedule will vary based on current needs.

Training - 60%
* Assist VMC leadership in identifying knowledge gaps and creating training content directed at newly hired CVT and VTA personnel as well as staff that are more experienced
* Implementing structured training for CVT and VTA personnel for a variety of situations: orientation training, skill building or re-training / skill assessment
* Schedule and lead progress meetings with supervisors of staff in training
* Provide respectful, direct and in-the-moment feedback, including constructive criticism, to CVT, VTA and DVM students
* Assist with /coordinate teaching labs when assigned
* Participate in cyclical reviews of incident reports to identify trends and recommend/develop training content
* Support the VMC CVT internship program and assist in the evaluation of individuals with the help of the VMC internship coordinator
* Assist in schedule building, addressing customer concerns and coaching development tasks as assigned.
* Responsible for building individual knowledge and skills in the areas of instructional leadership and workplace training

After Hours Dispensary Support - 30%
* Assist dispensary supervisor in scheduling, training, interviewing and hiring after hours dispensary students.
* Support coaching conversations / retraining when errors occur related to the after hours dispensary.
* Support after hours dispensary training for hospital staff as well. Create static training sessions around holidays to help improve efficiency.
* Support after hours dispensary on-call rotation in partnership with the dispensary supervisor.

Patient Care - 10%
* With the assistance of technician supervisors, direct and provide on-the-floor, patient care and operational support in a variety of services: Emergency and Critical Care (ER, ICU, Urgent Care), Anesthesia, Surgery/Operating Room, Small Animal Internal Medicine, etc when not on a training rotation
* Responsible to ensure that all services and supplies are charged for according to hospital fee schedule
* Other duties as assigned by Supervisor, Clinician(s) and Director


All required qualifications must be documented on application materialsRequired Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree or a combination of related education and work experience to equal at least 4 years.
  • Graduate of Animal Health Technician or equivalent program, certified as MVMA/MAVT technician, and at least 2 years of experience assisting licensed DVM with veterinary medical procedures to include surgeries, radiographs, and emergency and critical care.
  • Must possess customer service orientation and outstanding interpersonal skills.
    At least 3 of the following Selection Criteria/Preferred Qualifications:
    • Problem solving skills, leadership within a hierarchy, strong interpersonal skills, knowledge of veterinary medicine terminology, knowledge of proper restraint and handling of large* and small animals.
    • 5 years of experience assisting a licensed DVM with veterinary medical procedures to include surgeries, radiographs and emergency and critical care.
    • Lead Technician experience, certified technician with licensure (or certification) recognized in Minnesota.
    • Supervisory experience preferred.
      About the Department

      The Veterinary Medical Center (VMC) has served the community for more than a century. It is the most advanced, full-service referral care center for large and small animals in Minnesota. The VMC sees more than 35,000 cases annually, with specialists available in all areas of medicine and surgery. More than 50 of the veterinarians on staff have undergone several years of additional training to become board-certified specialists in a particular area of veterinary medicine. The Veterinary Medical Center is comprised of the Small Animal Hospital for dogs, cats, and other companion animals, the Piper Clinic at the new Leatherdale Equine Center, for horses, and the Large Animal Hospital, which treats farm animals, and occasionally, zoo animals.

      Working at the UniversityAt the University of Minnesota, you'll find a flexible work environment and supportive colleagues who are interested in lifelong learning. We prioritize work-life balance, allowing you to invest in the future of your career and in your life outside of work.The University also offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
      • Competitive wages, paid holidays, and generous time off
      • Continuous learning opportunities through professional training and degree-seeking programs supported by the
      • Low-cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
      • Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
      • University HSA contributions
      • Disability and employer-paid life insurance
      • Employee wellbeing program
      • Excellent retirement plans with employer contribution
      • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
      • Financial counseling services
      • Employee Assistance Program with eight sessions of counseling at no costPlease visit the for more information regarding benefits.
        How To Apply

        Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will be given the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section.To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).

        The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U:
        Employment Requirements

        Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

        Please note: All employees at the University of Minnesota are required to comply with the University's Administrative Policy: COVID-19 Vaccination and Safety Protocol by either providing proof of being fully vaccinated on their first day of employment, or complete a request for an exemption for medical exemption or religious reasons. To learn more please visit:
        About the U of M

        The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.

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