Need a great income and a great life? Want to work at a place where you can make your mark?
The Family Pet
July 27, 2018
DOE $45-75K per year
Type & Experience Level:
Full Time - One to seven years
2 Year Degree
The Family Pet invites you to apply to be our Practice Manager. We are a distinguished, independent, five doctor veterinary hospital in Ballard (a trendy waterfront neighborhood of Seattle) that practices quality, compassionate medicine in a family atmosphere. The Family Pet has a lot of personality and encourages laughing and singing, candy and caffeine. Our team is blessed to all get along (no joke!) and is constantly evolving with new ideas. We’d love for you to join our merry bunch in our mission to help pets and the people who love them. The Family Pet has CT, DR xray, dental X-ray, cold laser and radiosurgery. We are as paperless and automated as possible, using super cool Ezyvet software and Smartflow electronic white boards. Although primarily small animal, we are fortunate to also see pet goats, mini pigs, chickens, guinea pigs etc and can teach you how. We are proud to be the home of 2016 Veterinarian of the Year, Dr Mary Kay Hilmoe. Professional growth, quality of life and excellent compensation provided. We are looking for a career oriented, results driven individual with an entrepreneurial outlook to lead this practice into the future ahead of our peers.
Our practice is in a highly desirable neighborhood in Seattle. The city is populated with highly educated, outdoor enthusiasts who treat their pets like family. Our neighborhood boutiques, bars and restaurants are second to none and all accessible by foot. World class kayaking, SUP, waterskiing, hiking, and golf are possible before or after work. Downhill skiing/ boarding, cross country skiing, rock/mountain climbing, cruising the San Juan Islands, and backpacking are only an hour or two away
Training and Experience Minimum 1 yr experience required but more preferred. Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, VHMA Certification or LVT required with management experience required.
Personal Traits Excellent leadership, trustworthy, confidential, self-directed, motivated, detail oriented, organized, professional, positive, sound decision maker, good communicator, able to prioritize, able to switch tasks as needed, able to delegate, able to work long and irregular hours as needed.
Must have demonstrated competence in:
Finances Revenue generation, reading financial statements, profitability, budgeting, financial reporting, auditing, inventory control, daily transactions and deposits, AR, AP, and general financial management skills.
Human Resources Managementand Leadership Employee recruitment, hiring, training, staff development, scheduling, effective staff meetings, mentoring and supporting all levels of staff, staff performance review and raises, staff motivation, employee policy enforcement, and discharge.
Operations Day to day operations, analyze data and institute operational programs to maximize performance and fix liabilities, resolve urgent issues in finance, HR, facility/equipment and client services
Marketing Attracting new clients, client retention, effective marketing promotions
Facility Maintenance Oversee the maintenance and cleaning of hospital inside and out by staff or contractors, authorize and schedule repairs of equipment and hospital when needed
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Performance bonuses, Professional dues and CE paid, Paid time off, Health, Dental, Vision and Life insurance provided. Relocation allowance $5000.
About The Family Pet
The Family Pet is a full service Veterinary Hospital located in the Ballard Neighborhood of Seattle for over 75 years. We provide high quality, compassionate care with an emphasis on treating each patient as an individual, getting a firm diagnosis and treating with the most successful therapy.We provide services to dogs and cats as well as pocket pets at The Family Pet. Our Barnyard Pet Vet Division serves urban and rural livestock such as goats, miniature pigs and miniature donkeys. Located on site is our NewTom Computed Tomography machine where we run CT scans on in-house and referral patients. We are well equipped with digital dental radiography and high speed dental unit, whole body digital radiography, Elleman radio-surgical unit, cold laser therapy, latest in-house lab equipment and fully integrated electronic medical records.We have 5 veterinarians, 2 LVT's and a dozen lay staff providing 7 day a week veterinary care and boarding for all species. The practice has been owned by Dr Carrie Schneider for 12 years. Dr Schneider, Ashley Pittenger, Practice Manager and the team at The Family Pet believe all employees deserve a healthy workplace environment, good quality of life, eq...uitable compensation & insurance, repect, automomy, job security, and the ability to do interesting and meaningful work. Everyone is Welcome. www.TheFamilyPet.org (206) 784-3810