Galveston Veterinary Clinic located in Galveston, TX is looking for a Hospital Manager to join our practice!
Galveston Veterinary Clinic is a well-established, 4 doctor clinic founded in 1978 with a special love and compassion for animals. Each day we strive to deliver outstanding patient care by providing the highest standard of veterinary medicine, employing dedicated staff, and offering courteous customer service. This has helped the clinic grow to a full-service facility; working to offer the best care for animals in the Galveston area! More information at http://www.galvestonvets.com
About our hospital
In-house laboratory and state of the art radiology equipment
Up to date anesthesia and surgical equipment
Good working relationship with local specialists in the Houston Metropolitan Area, including Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists, Bay Area Veterinary Specialists, and Veterinary Allergy and Dermatology Referral Clinic.
Although the majority of our practice is small companion animal, we also offer some exotic medicine with our local zoological gardens and various marine rescue networks.
Galveston Island is located on the coastline of Texas just 50 miles south of Houston. Islanders and vacationers alike love the miles of beaches, relaxed atmosphere, abundant leisure activities, excellent medical facilities, first-rate restaurants, educational opportunities, numerous attractions and vibrant historic downtown that offers cruising, shopping, arts and entertainment. It takes no more than 15-20 minutes to get anywhere you want to go on the Island. Galveston has all the amenities of a larger city, but with tight-knit small town friendliness.
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.
Veterinary industry experience is highly 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.
Additional Salary Information: Health benefits offered!
National Veterinary Associates (NVA™) is the largest private owner of freestanding 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.