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Job ID: 169818

Assistant Director Veterinary Nursing - Specialty Services
Tufts University


Date Posted Oct. 19, 2021
Title Assistant Director Veterinary Nursing - Specialty Services
University Tufts University
Grafton, MA, United States
Department
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Associate/Assistant Director
  • Veterinary Medicine - General
 
 

Tufts University’s Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine offers one of the most forward-looking educational environments in veterinary medicine in the country. Located in Grafton, MA, our beautiful campus is situated in a country atmosphere within an easy reach of major highways.

The Foster Hospital for Small Animals provides high-quality veterinary medical/surgical care to inpatient, outpatient, and critical/emergent small animal cases and superior customer service to our clients. In addition, the hospital provides a positive learning experience for Tufts veterinary students encompassing all specialties at the Foster Hospital for Small Animals.
We offer a generous compensation package to include medical, dental, life insurance, retirement, tuition reimbursement and generous holiday, sick and vacation time. We offer a competitive salary commensurate with education and experience. Some other perks of working here include a CE allowance, a beautiful New England campus with an on-campus café, and all major holidays being observed by the University.

This position has a leadership role with responsibility for recruitment and retention of veterinary technicians, veterinary assistants, and animal care attendants working in the Specialty Services in the Foster Hospital for Small Animals. The position oversees the overall daily management and direction of the clinic floor activities related to outpatient care for the Specialty Services, which provides medical treatments to our clients. Other responsibilities include implementing policies, procedures, and guidelines to maintain compliance with regulations and ensure excellent patient care. This position will be responsible for all outpatient service staffing decisions, training, cross training, scheduling, reviewing performance and resolving personnel and scheduling issues that may arise.                                                                                                                                                              
The successful candidate works closely with their direct reports to ensure there is open communication and accountability and will manage the performance of staff in conjunction with their direct reports. Operational oversight is critical to continuously improve the hospital’s patient care and customer service. 
                                                          
This position reports directly to the Hospital Director with a broken-line reporting relationship for financial and administrative responsibilities to the Hospital Administrator, and will work closely with the Associate Medical Directors, Chief Operating Officer (COO), the other Assistant Director of Veterinary Nursing (ECC and Wards) and relevant section chiefs to ensure optimal patient care.


 
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