Veterinary Hospital Manager

Job Description

Job Description

Cultivate your passion for leadership as you join a team of exceptional Veterinary Professionals, committed to medical excellence in a compassionate and friendly environment. We have the opportunity to welcome a Hospital Manager who is ready to grow with our team and who will join us in the next exciting phase of our journey. We offer a Comprehensive Compensation Package, Pet Perks, and a fair Work-Life Balance!

Our Clinic Culture: At Gananoque Veterinary Clinic, we are a family that partners with pet parents to provide the level of care that allows a pet to have the longest, healthiest life possible. We have a friendly, small-town feel and get to know each other and our clients personally. Our well-educated team pulls together for the common goal of providing a consistent health care message.

Our Opportunity-Job Summary:

Leadership & Planning

  • Acts as a champion for change and identifies, documents, shares, and promotes best practices.
  • Mediates all personnel problems, maintains employee motivation, and structure continuing education for support staff personnel. Assures that personnel is properly trained for the position.
  • Participates in the planning and budget process; establishing goals for the practice and staff.
  • Creates the hospital schedule and manages productivity & labor costs to budget.
  • Maintains a thorough set of employment policies and employee manual.
  • Provides authentic feedback on performance in a timely manner and follows up with progress.


  • Develops and implements hospital policy, including DEA/Controlled Substances and OH&S compliance.
  • Performs quality checks and reviews of client files.
  • Monitors computer systems and works with HelpDesk to resolve technical systems/equipment issues.
  • 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.

People Management & Client Service

  • 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.
  • Utilizes appropriate tools for analysis to achieve optimal client satisfaction from the hospital services and staff.
  • in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Resolves client issues and escalations, and oversees client follow-up communication.
  • Drives client visits through strategic client communication and local marketing efforts

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or a related degree is preferred.
  • Experience in multi-functional operations including budget, labor, inventory, and staff management.
  • Manages time and tasks appropriately while remaining flexible with assigned duties
  • Supervisory and leadership experience-Make decisions confidently and effectively.
  • Reporting and data analysis, problem-solving, and resolution management skills.
  • Interpersonal skills with staff and clients, and works well in a team environment.
  • Basic computer skills: Microsoft Office suite (practice management software knowledge preferred).

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Gananoque, Ontario, Canada

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