The Hospital Administrator performs a wide range of difficult to complex administrative activities related to oversight of personnel and hospital operations. The goal is to provide quality patient care and excellent client service. Responsibilities include team building and support of our associates, management of finances and accounting, marketing and promotion of services, staffing and human resources, and discretionary activities that serve to support effective business operations.
Skills and Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in business, health, veterinary sciences or other related field.
Strong people leadership skill set with experience forging and developing high performing teams.
Minimum of 5 years of experience in operations management in a medical care facility with profit and loss responsibility.
Person of high moral integrity and capable of building trusting relationship with internal stakeholders.
Human resource prowess.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, especially to a diverse range of audiences and settings.
The ability to make decisions, delegate responsibility and achieve results by empowering other hospital leaders and team members.
Respect for and willingness to work with clients and their pets.
Must be able to handle multiple tasks and deal with an environment of changing priorities.
Professional comportment and appearance, with excellent interpersonal skills and a friendly, positive attitude.
Direct and develop the veterinary, technical and service teams towards the goal of quality patient care and excellent client service.
Assist in the formulation of objectives and protocols to ensure efficient and profitable hospital operations.
Oversee hiring and the performance review cycle to ensure associates are receiving feedback and have the ability to work towards performance improvement.
Build and maintain relationships with referral hospitals and community partners.
Model an “owner” mentality by demonstrating a willingness to assist all associates
in making the practice a success; invest the necessary amount of time to accomplish the required responsibilities and ensure the smooth operation of the hospital.
Positively represent the hospital and VCA in the professional community and to the general public.
Availability to work some weekends or extended hours in order to support the 24/7 nature of the hospital.
MBA or Master's in Health Administration
Status as a Certified Veterinary Practice Manager or ability and interest to attain it.
Internal Number: R-32371
About VCA Loomis Basin Veterinary Clinic
Local Doctors, World-Class CareVCA is committed to continuously improving the standard of care for our hospitals and veterinary medicine as a whole through the compassionate, high-quality primary care that we provide at our nationwide family of over 1,000 hospitals.•Founded in 1986, medical excellence and positive patient outcomes have remained our main focus for more than 30 years.VCA Loomis Basin Veterinary Clinic is a referral center, primary care facility and teaching hospital with 24-hour emergency service. We have a staff of 30+ doctors, 6 interns, and 130+ support staff with specialists in internal medicine, surgery, cardiology, radiology, anesthesiology and behavior. This large hospital encompasses a surgery center with 3 state-of-the-art surgery suites, including suites dedicated to orthopedic and minimally invasive surgery as well as dentistry. The hospital has 17 examination rooms, CT and a medical oncology suite.The hospital is nested on approximately 9 acres of oak-studded pastoral land in Loomis, a small community 25 miles northeast of Sacramento. We boast some of the best schools in the state, some of the safest places to raise a family and an outstanding quality of... life. Loomis is located in Northern California at the base of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. The area abounds with recreational and cultural opportunities and is within an easy drive to ski resorts, trails for hiking, mountain bike or horseback riding, lakes and rivers, and the cities of Sacramento and San Francisco.