VCA Emergency Animal Hospital & Referral Center (VCA Hotel Circle) in San Diego is a full-service critical and emergency care. We deliver the best medical care for pets and the best experience for pet owners. Our veterinarians, technicians, and pet-friendly support staff are trained to the highest standards. Their thorough knowledge of the latest procedures and medicines ensures that our patients receive the best care.
We are looking for a phenomenal Hospital Director to join our team! This person will be responsible for overseeing the business aspects of hospital operations and upholding a sound medical environment in a very large veterinary hospital that includes specialty and emergency. The Hospital Director will be working daily in a company that genuinely values local input and decision-making. In this position, you will support 8 Leaders/Supervisors, the Intern Director, and the Medical Director to meet goals and foster an excellent service culture and working environment.
What you will be doing but not limited to:
Accountability for the hospital profit & loss statements
Responsibility to foster a collaborative and positive culture and work environment
Focus on exceeding client expectations
Oversight of Leaders/Supervisors, Intern Director and Medical Director who support approximately 80 associates including doctors, technicians, veterinary assistants, and paraprofessional staff
Develop and grow future leaders
Oversight and development of onboarding, training, and continuity programs
Cultivate relationships within the veterinary community
Support the recruitment of medical professionals
Who we are looking for:
Minimum 5 years of management experience.
Prior specialty/emergency veterinary management knowledge is a plus.
Strong leadership skills to develop a solid team and proven success in engaging with veterinary professionals
Excellent analytical and organization skills, with strong critical thinking and problem-solving abilities
Prior leadership for a specialty hospital or multi-site operational business
Proven experience building high performing teams
Ability to multi-task and deal with high levels of stress in an environment of changing priorities
Experienced record of generating revenue growth and ability to balance short-term needs and priorities while building for the future
Special Working Conditions:
Flexibility in schedule and hours of availability
The environment where pets are present
Periodic travel required
As a member of the VCA family, eligible full-time employees will be rewarded with a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including:
Health & Well-being
Innovative associate health and well-being department (Headspace app subscriptions, Vault financial wellness tool, and access to additional mental health resources)