National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America

Veterinary Technician Training Coordinator

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Ocean State Veterinary Specialists
East Greenwich, Rhode Island, United States (on-site)
30+ days ago


Veterinary Technician Training Coordinator

Ocean State Veterinary Specialists is looking for an experienced ECC technician to lead our 
technician training team. The OSVS team is made up of a talented yet fun group of veterinary 
professionals who genuinely care about their patients and clients. If you have previous experience 
as a VTS or have worked primarily in emergency or specialty medicine and are looking for a way to 
share your skills and knowledge with junior colleagues – this is an exceptional opportunity. Our 
newer staff members are engaged and stimulated while they work with other highly educated and 
qualified team members. At OSVS, the continued education of our support staff is paramount. Not 
only do our techs get to work with the best veterinary team, but we also provide in-hospital 
continuing education lectures and labs and many opportunities for cross-training.

Position Overview:

The technician training coordinator's role is to organize and facilitate the learning and development 
of the technician assistants and technicians. The coordinator will assess staff members and develop 
individualized training plans based on the needs of each staff member and the hospital. The 
coordinator will guide the technician trainers to execute the staff training plans. The coordinator will 
also conduct advanced training labs for senior technician staff. When able, they will work alongside 
the trainees to perform a variety of animal-health duties to ensure quality patient care. Technicians 
should be proficient in advanced nursing duties including but not limited to patient assessment and 
monitoring, phlebotomy, IVC placement, medication/fluid administration, medical calculations, 
transfusion medicine, mechanical ventilation, etc. The ideal candidate will have a working knowledge 
of emergency and critical care and the ability to remain calm during stressful situations.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

• Coordinate training programs and schedules for all aspects of support staff training
• Educate trainees in the classroom, laboratory, and hospital setting
• Provide guidance, support, and feedback to technicians in training as well as to the 
training team members
• Deliver exceptional, compassionate nursing care to hospitalized patients utilizing a 
variety of technical skills 
• Identify and organize outside CE (Continuing Education) opportunities for technician staff

Skills and Qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree in veterinary medical technology or equivalent
• VTS preferred but not required
• Excellent communication skills with clients and team members
• Superior technical knowledge and skills
• Proficient time management, ability to problem solve, learn, and handle multiple tasks
• Enthusiastic team player with a patient, positive, and professional attitude
• Must be able to lift and restrain pets of at least 40 pounds, and work on feet most of the 
• Must have the ability to adjust to changes in the environment and able to handle stress 
in a calm manner
• Must be able to anticipate patient needs and be detail oriented due to the high level of 
quality medicine

Benefits and Perks:

• Employer paid medical insurance premiums, AND paid deductible for employees!
• Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance options
• 401K with company match
• Complimentary Life Insurance $5,000
• Personal Pet Discounts
• PTO and Holiday pay
• Company Sponsored Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
• Veterinary Social Worker on-site
• Ample paid CE opportunities on-site, as well as CE stipend for Certified Technicians
• Uniform allowance

OSVS is located in East Greenwich, RI. OSVS is a 26,000-sf building with a very busy emergency 
service, a nationally respected internship and residency program, and specialists in 
Emergency/Critical Care, Internal Medicine, Surgery, Radiology, Cardiology, Neurology, Oncology, 
Ophthalmology, and Avian/Exotics. Specialized equipment includes telemetry, endoscopy, CT 
scanner, ultrasound, fluoroscopy, and MRI. Located in Southern New England, OSVS sees and 
treats pets from Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut.

We are a proud United Veterinary Care Partner hospital. United Veterinary Care supports the unique 
culture and individuality of each partner hospital while empowering the hospital teams in their care 
for patients. One of our goals is to support our community of hospitals in creating sustainable, 
fulfilling careers in a profession we love

Job Information

  • Job ID: 68809804
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    East Greenwich, Rhode Island, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Ocean State Veterinary Specialists
  • Position Title: Veterinary Technician Training Coordinator
  • Job Function: Vet Tech/Assistant
Healthcare / Health Services
East Greenwich , Rhode Island , United States

Ocean State Veterinary Specialists (OSVS) is located in Rhode Island, the beautiful Ocean State - and close to all of New England's recreational offerings. OSVS is a 26,000sf building, with a very busy emergency service and specialists in internal medicine, surgery, radiology, critical care, neurology, cardiology, oncology, ophthalmology, avian/exotics and clinical pathology. The hospital has a broad referral base of over 100 hospitals, including those in RI, southern MA and eastern CT. ' There are over twenty exp...

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