The Regional Technician Development Coordinator is dedicated to the quality care of all clients and their pets through the development of veterinary technicians and assistants. This is achieved by keeping VCA’s mission, medical initiatives and standards in the forefront at all times, and empowering our technicians and assistants to do the same. The goal of this position will be to support the hospitals by developing and engaging current technical staffs through peer reviewed resources, build relationships with external tech schools and professional organizations to enhance the VCA image and attract potential new employees, and provide guidance for career advancement. They take direction from the Regional Medical Director and Regional Operation Directors.
Primary focus will be to ensure that technicians have the training they need to support high quality medical care within our hospitals via the VCA Technician and Assistant Career Development Program and monthly regional training programs and development. Secondarily, focus efforts on our Technician Supervisors development in Controlled Drug Policy, OSHA and safety standards and leadership abilities.
a. High School Diploma; College Degree Preferred
b. Fluent in English (Reading, Writing and Oral)
c. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Windows platform, Excel, and Email
d. Knowledge of WoofWare Preferred
a. 3 years minimum as Credentialed or Registered Veterinary Technician or Equivalent
b. Active licensing in states responsible for
c. Participation in national or state technician associations
d. Strong preference for VTS (Veterinary Technician Specialist) preferably in ER/CC, anesthesia, or dentistry
a. Able to support patients up to 50kg (110lb) and lift up to 25kg (55lb) with assistance, and,
b. Willing and able to stand and crouch for long periods of time.
c. Overnight travel (minimum 20 nights) and daily travel by car in the region
d. Location: Greater Sacramento area
e. One weekend a month and 2 swing shifts a month minimum
1. Previous experience in supervisor or related position;
2. Experience with adult education
3. Experience with public speaking and presenting
4. College Education
5. Preference to current VCA staff who have shown their desire to work toward company goals
VCA (WOOF on NASDAQ) is a leading provider of pet health care services in the country delivered through our family of over 680 small animal veterinary hospitals (VCA Animal Hospitals) in the US and Canada, our preeminent nationwide clinical laboratory system that services all 50 states and Canada (Antech Diagnostics), and the leading animal diagnostic imaging company in the market (Sound).VCA has an excellent reputation in the pet health care industry and many things of which to be proud. We have established the largest small animal private practice post-graduate education program for veterinarians in the world, and employ the largest group of veterinary specialists of any veterinary care company. We are proud to have over 3,000 veterinarians, and more than 14,000 skilled pet care providers, support staff and managers on our team - all working to ensure that patient care, accurate and timely diagnostics, and quality medical outcomes are job #1.