Telegraph Canyon Animal Medical Center in Chula Vista CA seeks a Hospital Manager to join our practice.
Telegraph Canyon Animal Medical Center is proud to serve the Chula Vista and southbay area, including Eastlake, Bonita, and National City in South San Diego County, California. We understand the uniqueness of each pet, and we are committed to working with each pet owner to help ensure his or her pet’s overall wellness. Our highly trained staff and state-of-the-art equipment are important to the care we provide, but that is only part of our story. All of our patients are treated with care, compassion, and professionalism, which are critical to the friendship we hope to build with and maintain with our valued clients.
Telegraph Canyon Animal Medical Center is proud to serve the Chula Vista CA area for everything pet related. Our veterinary clinic and animal hospital is run by Dr. Lynette Henderson, who is a licensed, experienced Chula Vista veterinarian.
Our team is committed to educating our clients in how to keep your pets healthy year round, with good nutrition and exercise
Telegraph Canyon Animal Medical Center stays on top of the latest advances in veterinarian technology and above all, remembers that all animals and pets need to be treated with loving care in every check-up, procedure, or surgery.
About Chula Vista, CA:
Chula Vista is the second largest city in the southern part of San Diego, CA. Located just 7.5 miles from downtown San Diego and 7.5 miles from the Mexican border our city is in the center of one of the richest economic and culturally diverse zones in the United States. Chula Vista is located in South Bay and provides a variety of outdoor activities from sports fishing to whale watching. The beautiful San Diego weather makes every day feel like a vacation.
The Hospital Manager is a leader and an integral member of the veterinary hospital management team. The Hospital Manager partners with the Managing Veterinarian to provide a smooth and profitable operation by driving revenue and managing costs while creating a hospital culture based on high quality patient care and exceptional customer service. Responsibilities include managing, planning, and coordinating the overall operations of the hospital, and cultivating a supportive and collaborative team environment.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
Leadership and Planning
· Acts as a champion for change and identifies, documents, shares, and promotes best practices.
· Participates in the planning and budget maintenance process.
· Establishes goals for the practice and staff.
· Creates the hospital schedule and manages labor costs to budget.
· Oversees employee benefits program and hospital insurance plans.
· Develops and implements hospital policy, including DEA/Controlled Substances and OSHA compliance.
· Performs quality checks and reviews of client files.
· Monitors computer systems and works with HelpDesk to resolve technical systems/equipment issues.
· Partners with the Managing Veterinarian to address staffing needs including hiring, training, reviewing, and disciplining of staff.
· Implements performance-based incentive and rewards and recognition programs.
· Manages staff, including grooming and boarding staff if applicable.
· Tracks and maintains current licensure for all DVMs.
· Demonstrates and reinforces the highest level of client service
· Resolves client issues and escalations, and oversees client follow-up communication.
· Drives client visits through strategic client communication and local marketing efforts (i.e. Community).
· Ensures payroll is accurately completed and submitted for all hospital staff.
· Manages accounts receivable and cash on hand, including performing invoice audit reviews.
· Manages hospital inventory and controls facility and administrative costs.
· Performs other duties essential to the performance of the hospital as assigned.
· Bachelor’s degree in business or related degree is preferred.
· 3-5 years of experience in a manager role, including customer service experience.
· Experience in a hospital setting in positions of increased responsibility is a plus.
Knowledge and/or experience in the following areas:
· Multi-functional operations including budget and labor management.
· Manage time and tasks appropriately and remain flexible with assigned duties.
· Supervisory and leadership experience.
· Reporting and data analysis.
· Problem solving and resolution management skills.
· Oral and written communication skills.
· Basic computer skills i.e. Microsoft Office suite (Previous practice management software knowledge preferred).
· Interpersonal skills with staff and clients, and works well in a team environment.
· Customer service strategies and effective marketing techniques.
· HR policies and protocol development.
· Staff management including: coaching, developing, and motivating staff.
· Conduct performance appraisals.
· Delegate responsibility and achieve results with hospital team members.
· Make decisions confidently and effectively.
· Model a professional and courteous manner with staff and clients.
Equal Employment Opportunity
It is the policy of the company to afford equal opportunities to all applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, non-disqualifying disability or status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran.
National Veterinary Associates (NVA™) is the largest private owner of individually branded veterinary hospitals in the United States. NVA owns over 460 companion animal veterinary hospitals and boarding facilities in 41 states, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. We have over 6,000 veterinary professionals that improve the well-being of patients by providing progressive and compassionate care.