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VCA Animal Hospitals Veterinary Practice Manager - Chester Basin Animal Hospital in Chester Basin, Nova Scotia

Veterinary Practice Manager

Chester Basin, NS

Chester Basin Animal Hospital in Nova Scotia has a rare and exciting opportunity for a full-time experienced veterinary client service professional to join our team as our Hospital Manager . As a growing part of our VCA Canada team in Nova Scotia, this full-time position will require working alongside a supportive and inclusive group of hospital managers in the region!

In collaboration and with guidance from our Area Manager you will champion a variety of administrative duties related to the operations of our veterinary hospital. A successful candidate will demonstrate a lively passion for providing leadership and development of a legacy and multi-dimensional team devoted to delivering excellent veterinary care. Some of the key attributes and responsibilities for this role include:

  • Customer service excellence, with prior personnel management experience (minimum 2-3years experience)

  • Human Resource Management: fostering a supportive and collaborative work environment. Scheduling staff, document control, filing, various reporting, and coordinating office services (equipment/supplies/forms/procedures)

  • Team Leadership and Guidance: fostering people relationships, providing coaching opportunities, towards the goal of quality patient care and excellent client service

  • Communication excellence; working with your colleagues, pet parents, and community

  • Operational Management: contribute objectives and efficiencies for profitable hospital operations, streamlining processes, and optimizing workflow.

  • Oversee the hiring, reviewing, disciplining, and terminating of professional staff, under and with the approval of the Regional Management team.

  • Financial management; in collaboration with the medical leadership; including inventory management

  • Positively represent the hospital and VCA in the professional community and to the public.

What VCA Canada Offers

Join our team and you will make a huge difference in the lives of pets and their families! With an extensive network of hospitals across Canada, each location offers a diverse experience, a local community feel, and a caring culture of Wellness and Appreciation you can thrive in!

  • RRSP 5% Employer Group Match Program!

  • Exceptional career development: there is room to grow here!

  • Access to amazing mini-courses

  • Membership and dues

  • Wellness days, sick days, and vacation time

  • Employee assistance program

  • Continuing education benefits; paid to learn!

  • Opportunities to give back to your community through VCA initiatives

  • E-tools to assist with meditation, better sleep, exercise, and focus

  • Virtual health care (telemedicine) offers quick access to quality care

  • Generous personal pet care discounts

  • And extra perks like shopping discounts and cool wellness apps!

Learn more about us here: Chester Basin Animal Hospital (

Our clinic is a 45-minute drive from downtown Halifax! Chester Basin Animal Hospital is a well-established small animal hospital located on Nova Scotia’s picturesque South Shore and our primary focus is education offering individually tailored health care to our patients. Our hospital has no on-call, overnights, Sundays, or holiday schedules! Nurturing a great culture is essential to our team! We are passionate about what we do and enjoy a collaborative team that focuses on improving our work life!

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VCA Canada is committed to providing an inclusive and diverse workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. If you require any assistance, please let us know.

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