VCA Canada’s Western Veterinary Specialist & Emergency Centre
June 25, 2018
Type & Experience Level:
Full Time - One to seven years
4 Year Degree
VCA Canada’s Western Veterinary Specialist & Emergency Centre is seeking an experienced General Manager to lead our current hospital management team. Western is a 24- hour multi-specialty referral and emergency hospital located in Calgary, Alberta. We are looking for a highly motivated, detail-oriented leader with exceptional skills in communication and organization.
As our ideal Candidate, you have:
o 5+ years of professional management preferably in the medical or veterinary medical field
o Direct experience managing more than 20 employee
o Strong leadership skills combined with a positive team player attitude to enable our teams to flourish
o Strong organizational skills which allow you to stay focused and work under pressure
Duties include oversight of finances/budget, human resources, client services, public relations, and marketing. Lead, coach, and direct high performing teams of 25-100 employees, creating an environment of trust, respect and enthusiasm. Join our energetic, open-minded team and we will welcome your enthusiasm, expertise and new ideas!
Calgary is a great place to raise a family and for outdoor enthusiasts. We are only an hour’s drive away from the beautiful Canadian Rockies and great outdoor activities such as skiing, fishing, hiking, rock climbing, biking and much more. The train station is within walking distance for your convenience. There is always something to do in Alberta from theatre to professional sporting events.
Why VCA Canada?
VCA Canada is the largest network of companion animal hospitals, devoted to providing compassionate care for pets in Canada. Our team of over 2500 people operate specialty-referral, primary care, alternative therapy and emergency hospitals and are committed to providing superior patient care and client experience. At our core are our people – people we think of as family. Our different strengths and interests enrich and improve us with diversity, innovation and excellence. In support we are national leaders in career development and growth opportunities, continuing education, scholarships and awards. We are also passionate about giving back to the community through Paw It Forward, our national philanthropic program.
As member of VCA Canada, we offer:
o Career growth opportunities to hold key leadership positions
o CE opportunities with access to annual VCA conferences, seminars and CE allowance
o Interactive learning through our soon to come in-house online university (Woof U!)
o Continued investments in new technologies, advanced diagnostics, and modern facilities
o A commitment to give back through initiatives such as Paw it Forward and Pet Pantry
Additionally, we offer a generous compensation package including health and dental insurance, paid vacation, employee discounts, CE, and more.
To Apply: https://vca.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/Careers/job/Calgary/General-Manager_R-03554
For more information on who we are, what we do, Paw It Forward and opportunities with VCA Canada, please visit us online at https://vcacanada.com.
Internal Number: Job Requisition R-03554
About VCA Canada’s Western Veterinary Specialist & Emergency Centre
VCA Canada is a progressive association of veterinary clinics and hospitals linked by a common purpose of providing leading-edge healthcare for small animals.
At VCA Canada, we believe that the growing network of veterinary practices within our group is family! VCA Canada understands the paramount role that pets play in our daily lives as family members.
We are a unique organization that shares a common goal: to strive to provide a service where the health of the pet comes first through shared values and ideals such as compassion, family, innovative industry leadership and progressive medicine. This common goal not only elevates our abilities, but also enhances our strong desire to provide exceptional healthcare for animals.