Job Posting 66961

Practice Manager
The British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (BC SPCA)
Thompson & Okanagan, Penticton, BC
closes in 11 days (Sun, 31 Jan)
full time  •  Salaried position

The BC SPCA is currently seeking a professional, compassionate & knowledgeable individual to fill the full-time position of Practice Manager for the Penticton Veterinary Hospital (PVH), a small multiple vet, full service hospital with a support staff that includes RVTs, receptionists, & veterinary assistants.


This position will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the veterinary hospital & over sees operations at PVH.  In this important role, you will ensure that the daily operations run smoothly, allowing the veterinarians to focus solely on practicing medicine.  You will act as an information resource & ambassador to clients, the general public & staff. In this leadership role, you will set the example for all staff to follow.  You will also be responsible for recruiting in accordance with HR policies, staff scheduling, payroll, new employee orientations, training & performance reviews.


You will also oversee inventory & building maintenance & maintain the integrity of the medical records. You have good reporting & observational skills to report on the status of the hospital operations & staff.


We are looking for a dynamic individual with the ability to forward think, to assist the veterinarians in improving productivity for all team members. As the ideal candidate for this role, you are a self-motivated individual who will assist with our continual growth into a cohesive team & have the natural ability to motivate others. You have excellent interpersonal skills, tact & discretion in dealing with a wide variety of people & personalities, as well as an ability to deal with emotionally charged situations in a calm, professional manner.


You have prior experience with Cornerstone veterinary software as we are a digital practice, maintaining the software as well as troubleshooting will be part of your day-to-day requirements.


You will use your strong management skills to lead a team of dedicated staff & foster a positive work environment. You will be responsible for the implementation & monitoring of programs to improve client service, patient care & profitability.  You will have a hands-on approach & always believe in the highest standards of care & welfare for animals.


The BC SPCA was established 125 years ago & grows stronger every year. We are a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to protecting & enhancing the quality of life for domestic, farm & wild animals in British Columbia. Through our 44 locations throughout BC & provincial office in Vancouver, the BC SPCA provides a wide range of services & programs to help more than 45,000 animals in distress & need each year.


If you would like to have a career in a rewarding and exciting organization and you have the above skills we would love to hear from you. You must be ALREADY legally entitled to work in Canada (citizen, dual citizen, permanent resident or valid work visa required).   Click on the link to submit your cover letter and resume together as one document:


We welcome diversity, value differences, and foster inclusion in our employment practices.  We invite applications from all qualified individuals who are philosophically aligned with our mission and guiding principles.


We thank you for your interest in the BC SPCA, however; only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone calls please. 

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