Job Summary
Employment Type
Full Time
Years Experience
3 - 5 years
Job Description

The Veterinary Nursing Supervisor will be primarily responsible for all duties relating to the veterinary nursing care of animals as well as the supervision of all nursing staff at all three (3) of our veterinary hospitals. This individual will spend a majority of time on the floor working as a senior RVT alongside team and Veterinarians. Must be able to manage and prioritize time to be able to fold in administrative duties alongside RVT duties.  These responsibilities will vary with the current needs of the staff, the season of the year and the individual abilities demonstrated by the employee.  Must possess a valid RVT Licnese to apply.


Although additional duties and related tasks may be assigned, the essential duties and responsibilities of this position include the following:

  • Monitor and supervise veterinary nursing staff and ensure organizational policies and procedures are followed by said staff.
  • Schedule nursing staff using When to Work (WTW) software providing adequate and appropriate coverage in correlation of all three hospitals, 365 days a year, 24 hours a day.
  • Manage staffing and/ or clinical challenges, interviewing and hiring process including onboarding of new staff/ training, conflict management, disciplinary action, and terminations.
  • Assist in problem solving conflict resolutions with human resources; coaching counseling’s, disciplinary action, and performance-improvement plans.
  • Provide support to staff veterinarians and hospital administrator by assisting in implementing training, employing new policies and procedures, and ensuring all standards of veterinary nursing care are upheld.
  • Manage and roll out the clinical competency plans for all clinical staff; monitor, review, train, and work to develop veterinary assistants, veterinary technicians, and registered veterinary technicians in current roles and to promote within.
  • Manages the full cycle of timely performance reviews for new hires; 90-day probationary period and annual reviews.
  • Oversee that all assignments and tasks are completed by veterinary nurses, reviewing daily and during competency overviews.
  • Assist the hospital administrator with staff and resource management to successfully maintain the annual clinical budget and staff wages.
  • Maintaining a current and well-rounded knowledge of all medication administration routes, equipment use, patient monitoring, medical care, pharmacology, medical terminology and medical restraint, as well as laboratory, radiology and surgical pre-and post-op procedures.
  • Continues training for self and staff, and coordinates brief staff meetings, memo’s, and emails to ensure new notifications/ policies are provided to all staff including relief team members.
  • Works on the floor to shadow and evaluate the training of current and new team members, recommends processes of improvements with upper management and manages, monitors new processes into placement.
  • Participates in management team meetings and trainings; be available to work onsite at all three of our locations; available to work flex hours as needed for both clinical and administrative management duties.
  • The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.
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Job ID: 238983644


United Veterinary Specialty & Emergency

After 40 years of experience, and countless hours of care to all animals and families who come into our doors, United is the place to work! Pets may be referred to our hospital by a family veterinarian, or an unforeseen emergency may bring an animal to us. We have an exceptional team who is here to provide the best care to these...
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