Are you an experienced manager who is passionate about client service, client and clinic growth, and world-class nature (Alaska)?
Duties / Expectations:a leader excited about constant improvement and learning Builds strong relationships with clients, doctors, staff and the owner. Provides overall direction for strategy, people, veterinary care, and professional development. Works closely with the owner to ensure that veterinary professional and support staff, medical equipment, and resources exceed client needs. Ensures the highest quality of patient care. Must be able to inspire staff, to manage all aspects of the operations, and to work well with an owner who genuinely loves learning.
Required Experience:essential -- a love for animals and their people Because this position is given a large range of autonomy, a minimum of 4-7 years of supervisory experience in small business operations is required. Veterinary, other medical practices or any comparable client service business or hospitality industry helpful. College degree preferred. Background in bringing out the best in people, operations, business administration or finance/accounting helpful. Prefer knowledge and expertise in veterinary management.
ability to learn continuously
ability to manage and innovate in small animal practice setting
strong people and financial management skills
ability to work with an owner who is an active learner
Certified Veterinary Practice Manager (CVPM) and/or MBA or willingness to obtain a CVPM within three years. Computer literate. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
To respond to this posting: Please send resume & a 150 word (maximum) statement describing your most significant professional accomplishment.
Use any of the following methods: E-mail (preferred): email@example.com U.S. Mail: College Village Practice Manager Search, c/o Pearson Consulting, PO Box 190694, Anchorage, AK 99519 Phone: +1 (907) 952-3498 cell -- Tim Pearson, Search Consultant Skype: timpearsonak Position Open: Jan. 23, 2017 Position Closes: Open until filled (continuous review, with next review March 31)
Additional Salary Information: Dependent on Experience. Market Competitive.
Organization in 2017: ~20 employees plus owner
4 DVM, 3 LVT, 3 Receptionists, 3 TA, 3 VA, 4 PTE
Our staff are highly trained and committed. We offer Digital Radiography, Logiq P5 Ultrasound, Telemedicine, flexible Endoscopy, and an in-house lab. We are doing Electronic Medical Records using VIA Practice Management software. We also have Digital Dental Radiology. Be prepared to lea...d a highly engaged staff who accomplish team goals through collaboration. College Village values a progressive management style where all employees are encouraged to innovate towards operational improvements. Suggested readings: Anatomy of Peace, Crucial Conversations and Traction: get a grip on your business. We also value actively learning as a member of a Veterinary Management Group (VMG) within Veterinary Study Group, Inc. (VSG).
Links: Click here to go to College Village Animal Clinic.
Click here to go to College Village Animal Clinic on Facebook.
Click here to go to Veterinary Study Groups.
Demographics and Environment: College Village Animal Clinic has provided veterinary services in Anchorage, Alaska for over 40 years. We were founded in 1968 and are AAHA certified. Our patient base is approximately 60% Canine, 30% Feline, 7% Avian and 3% other species and we treat an average of 25 - 40 animals each day. Our efforts are directed towards maximizing the quality of life in all of our patients recognizing their status as valued family members.
Anchorage is surrounded by six mountain ranges. Chugach State Park to the east is the third largest state park in America - a half-million acres of accessible hiking, skiing, camping, wildlife viewing, snow machining, rafting, and climbing. It has four wolf packs, 250 black bear, 60 brown bear, 1000+ moose as well as mountain goats, eagles, and Dall sheep. Beluga whales frequent Cook Inlet. Flight time: Seattle 3:30, Salt Lake 4:30, Los Angeles 5:30, Minneapolis 5:30, NYC 9:30+stop, Atlanta 9:30+stop. Anchorage population: 299,637 (2016). Alaska population: 739,828 (2016 estimate)