Mobile Clinic Manager and Lead Shelter CVT

  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Philadelphia, PA, USA
  • Aug 23, 2023
Full time Other Administrative Positions

Job Description


Mobile Clinic Manager and Lead Shelter CVT

University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn's distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning. As an employer Penn has been ranked nationally on many occasions with the most recent award from Forbes who named Penn one of America's Best Large Employers in 2023.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

Posted Job Title
Mobile Clinic Manager and Lead Shelter CVT

Job Profile Title
Supervisor, Nursing Veterinary

Job Description Summary
This individual will manage, schedule, stock, and tech the mobile unit project. They will also take a lead role in teaching veterinary students in clinical settings and students involved in outreach activities. They will have management responsibilities including developing and maintaining SOPs, EMR management, program planning, varied computer work, and teaching. They must be able to work independently, identify and solve problems, and have excellent technological skills.

Job Description

Job Responsibilities

This individual will manage, schedule, stock, and perform veterinary technical work on the mobile unit project. They will be directly involved in anesthesia, monitoring, prep, recovery, and controlled substance management in a state of the art mobile clinic, as well as manage maintenance of veterinary equipment on the unit. They will also take a lead role in teaching veterinary students in clinical settings and students involved in outreach activities. They will have management responsibilities including developing and maintaining SOPs, EMR management, program planning, varied computer work, and teaching. They must be able to work independently, identify and solve problems, and have excellent technological skills. They will be in charge of scheduling the location, students, and staff for the unit and liaise with partner organization leadership and/or staff. They will take a leadership role in managing program daily operations and will function as a clinic manager including executing budgeting and ordering. This individual will be expected to have respectful and professional interactions with others at Penn Vet and with partners and participate in data collection, research, grant reporting, outreach, and other responsibilities as designated by the Penn Vet Shelter Medicine Program. The individual will need to be able to lift patients, including large breed dogs and cats in humane traps, load supplies on and off the unit including into a high storage area, stand for ten hour shifts, and sit for periods of time to do project work when appropriate. They will be expected to create projects such as informational brochures, orientation materials, SOPs, and training programs. This individual will be a vital member of the shelter medicine team taking on organizational workload independently and regularly reviewing project progress with the team. The shelter medicine team is seeking an applicant who takes initiative, is adaptable to changing contexts and situations, learns new skills quickly, and can remain calm in stressful situations. Weekly schedules can vary based on clinical workload and task priorities.


Associates Degree, Vocation or Technical School and 3-5 years of relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Must be a licensed CVT in Pennsylvania and experience with high-quality, high-volume surgery is beneficial. Excellent foundational veterinary technical skills are required including anesthesia, surgical monitoring, prep, restraint, behavior, radiology, instrument management, and dentistry. Individual should have experience teaching, with high value placed on previous work instructing veterinary students and technical staff. Some experience in shelter medicine is required. Outreach experience to the community is also encouraged. Candidate must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, and Forms. Lack of computer skills is disqualifying. You should also be proficient at using electronic medical records. Experience with Clinic HQ is a positive, but not a requirement. Fear Free or Penn Vet CALM certification is also a positive, but not a requirement.

Job Location - City, State
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School
School of Veterinary Medicine

Pay Range
$43,919.00 - $68,360.00 Annual Rate
Salary offers are made based on the candidate's qualifications, experience, skills, and education as they directly relate to the requirements of the position, as well as internal and market factors and grade profile.

Affirmative Action Statement
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements
Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

University Benefits

  • Health, Life, and Flexible Spending Accounts: Penn offers comprehensive medical, prescription, behavioral health, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits to protect you and your family's health and welfare. You can also use flexible spending accounts to pay for eligible health care and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars.
  • Tuition: Take advantage of Penn's exceptional tuition benefits. You, your spouse, and your dependent children can get tuition assistance here at Penn. Your dependent children are also eligible for tuition assistance at other institutions.
  • Retirement: Penn offers generous retirement plans to help you save for your future. Penn's Basic, Matching, and Supplemental retirement plans allow you to save for retirement on a pre-tax or Roth basis. Choose from a wide variety of investment options through TIAA and Vanguard.
  • Time Away from Work: Penn provides you with a substantial amount of time away from work during the course of the year. This allows you to relax, take vacations, attend to personal affairs, recover from illness or injury, spend time with family—whatever your personal needs may be.
  • Long-Term Care Insurance: In partnership with Genworth Financial, Penn offers faculty and staff (and your eligible family members) long-term care insurance to help you cover some of the costs of long-term care services received at home, in the community or in a nursing facility. If you apply when you're newly hired, you won't have to provide proof of good health or be subject to underwriting requirements. Eligible family members must always provide proof of good health and are subject to underwriting.
  • Wellness and Work-life Resources: Penn is committed to supporting our faculty and staff as they balance the competing demands of work and personal life. That's why we offer a wide variety of programs and resources to help you care for your health, your family, and your work-life balance.
  • Professional and Personal Development: Penn provides an array of resources to help you advance yourself personally and professionally.
  • University Resources: As a member of the Penn community, you have access to a wide range of University resources as well as cultural and recreational activities. Take advantage of the University's libraries and athletic facilities, or visit our arboretum and art galleries. There's always something going on at Penn, whether it's a new exhibit at the Penn Museum, the latest music or theater presentation at the Annenberg Center, or the Penn Relays at Franklin Field to name just a few examples. As a member of the Penn community, you're right in the middle of the excitement—and you and your family can enjoy many of these activities for free.
  • Discounts and Special Services: From arts and entertainment to transportation and mortgages, you'll find great deals for University faculty and staff. Not only do Penn arts and cultural centers and museums offer free and discounted admission and memberships to faculty and staff. You can also enjoy substantial savings on other goods and services such as new cars from Ford and General Motors, cellular phone service plans, movie tickets, and admission to theme parks.
  • Flexible Work Hours: Flexible work options offer creative approaches for completing work while promoting balance between work and personal commitments. These approaches involve use of non-traditional work hours, locations, and/or job structures.
  • Penn Home Ownership Services: Penn offers a forgivable loan for eligible employees interested in buying a home or currently residing in West Philadelphia, which can be used for closing costs or home improvements.
  • Adoption Assistance: Penn will reimburse eligible employees on qualified expenses in connection with the legal adoption of an eligible child, such as travel or court fees, for up to two adoptions in your household.

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