VCA Sacramento Veterinary Referral Center is accepting applications for a highly experienced Hospital Administrator to join our outstanding team of veterinary professionals. Our state-of-the-art facility is equipped with ultrasound, MRI/CT, C-Arm fluoroscopy, Halcycon 3D radiotherapy, telemetry, and radiology. Additionally, we feature a strong emergency and critical care service, a thriving extern and internship program. Our multi-specialty group includes Cardiology, Emergency and Critical Care, Internal Medicine, Interventional Radiology, Neurology, Medical Oncology, Radiology, Radiation Oncology, Animal Rehabilitation, and Surgery.
The Hospital Administrator must believe in a team concept of leadership, valuing the opinion of staff and department supervisors to create a culture of excellent employee experience as well as superior client service and patient care. This includes: mentoring the staff and overseeing the business operations and maintenance of the facility; ensuring the business growth and profitability of the practice; and supporting the hospital’s mission of delivering high quality patient care and exceptional client service.
The administrator must be “hands-on” and be willing to adjust responsibilities as the hospital staff, culture and client expectations change. Above all, the goal of the administrator is to work with the leadership team and Doctors to insure the highest quality medicine for our patients and a work environment that encourages employee growth.
Direct and develop the veterinary, technical and administrative staff towards the goal of quality patient care and excellent client service; assist in the formulation of objectives and policies to ensure efficient and profitable hospital operations.
Oversee the hiring, reviewing, disciplining and terminating of professional staff, in accordance with and with the approval of the Regional Management team.
Review the P&L Report monthly and partner with the Hospital Medical Director to increase revenue and limit expenses; work with home office to prepare and submit the yearly budget (budget forecast, operating plan, cap-ex expenditures) and participate in the evaluation process with Regional Management team.
Model an “owner” mentality in hospital by demonstrating a willingness to assist all employees in making the practice a success; invest the necessary amount of time to accomplish the required responsibilities and ensure the smooth operation of the hospital.
Positively represent the hospital and VCA in the professional community and to the public.
Skills and Qualifications
At least 3-5 years of managing a veterinary practice and financial budget management experience.
Knowledge of sales and marketing techniques.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, especially to a diverse range of audiences and settings.
The ability to make decisions, delegate responsibility and achieve results with hospital team members.
Professional comportment and appearance, with excellent interpersonal skills and a friendly, positive attitude.
Respect for and willingness to work with clients and their pets.
Must be able to handle multiple tasks and deal with an environment of changing priorities.
Education and/or Experience: College Degree, MBA and CVPM is a plus. At least 3 years of previous veterinary hospital leadership experience.
Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have previous computer skills, including Windows based software and Microsoft Office, online email, calendar, internet and practice management software.
Why Join Our Team:
At VCA, your passion for medicine and compassion for pets and people is matched with a commitment to your professional growth. You will sharpen your skills—and even learn some new techniques—and explore career options that only VCA can offer, such as continuing education, transfer, specialization, and leadership opportunities.
VCA Animal Hospitals offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including Medical/Dental/Vision insurance, 401(k) retirement plan, pet care discounts, paid vacation, holidays and sick days, health and well-being programs that provide resources and training. Compensation is negotiable based on education, experience, and other relevant credentials. The annual salary range for this position is $80,000 to $115,000. This position may also be eligible for other variable pay programs.
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