AAHA small animal hospital in Fairbanks seeks a full-time experienced practice manager
Mt. McKinley Animal Hospital is a privately-owned AAHA small animal hospital in Fairbanks. We are seeking a strong practice manager to provide leadership in partnership with our owner, Dr. Krislyn DeLeon. We are seeking 3-5 years of practice management in the veterinary arena, with high competency in managing overall operations, human resources, and financial management. In addition, proven ability to create/support a collaborative team environment and consistent communication within the practice are key skills.
Mt. McKinley Animal Hospital is a very collaborative group that shares cases and works well together. Three of our 5 veterinarians started here as new graduates and are still here after 18, 7, and 6 years! Our owner, Dr. Krislyn DeLeon did an externship in Alaska and accepted a position here at Mt. McKinley after she graduated. And she bought the hospital in 2005! It’s been growing ever since. Her easy-going nature is a real plus with staff and clients alike. Commitment to Safety and gold-standard care is our mission. If you like the outdoors, there are both summer and winter activities including hiking, fishing, ice hockey, dog sledding. We’re a short drive from Denali National Park. Northern Lights are amazing.
COVID-19 Modifications: Keeping our staff, clients, and pets safe during COVID-19 is a top priority. We have solid pandemic protocols for staff, clients and pets with curbside pick-up. To make your life easier, we do a virtual interviewcombined with a virtual tour of our hospital to save you time, assure confidentiality, and give you a real sense of who we really are.
-our team is passionate and motivated and have each other’s backs,
-flexible work schedule,
-we love to teach, mentor and collaborate,
-we offer curbside service which is very popular with both clients and staff.
-four licensed assistants and 5 others are taking the Pen Foster training program,
-our advanced equipment includes digital whole body and dental x-ray, ultrasound, arthroscopy, thoracoscopy, flexible & rigid endoscopy, in-house lab, electronic medical records,
-we enjoy supporting our community: Pie Day, Dachshund Dash, support local police dogs, do trooper and canine training, Pets and People Day.
Qualities we are looking for in a hospital manager:
--Proven record of management and leadership skills and ability to work collaboratively with Dr. DeLeon, veterinarians and staff,
-3-5 years of practice management in the veterinary arena, with high competency in HR and financial management with ability to create accountability and consistent communication within the practice,
-hiring, training, scheduling, resolve employee and client issues in a win-win fashion,
-Calm and decisive with excellent follow through with veterinarians, staff, clients, and pets,
-Enjoy working and having fun.
Compensation depending on experience ($50-70K), full medical including vision and dental, 4% 401K match. For more information, please send your resume to Victoria L Travis, MS at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 720-535-6433 for more information. Please know all inquiries are confidential.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
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