DVM

Locally owned INVERMERE Veterinary Hospital is seeking a full-time associate(s) to join our dynamic team. We are a well-established 3 veterinarian practice with an amazing team that focuses on high-quality patient and client care. Our practice is mainly small animals with approximately 3% large animal care.

Our newly built (2016), 3000 sq. ft veterinary hospital offers full-service veterinary care. Our state-of-the-art medical equipment includes digital radiography, digital dental radiography, in-house blood and urine analyzers, a surgical suite with comprehensive anesthetic monitoring, therapeutic laser, and paperless medical records (AVImark).

In addition to working in a supportive learning and collaborative environment, we offer a competitive wage, CE allowance, paid association dues and veterinary discounts.

Invermere on the Lake is a beautiful small town in the Rocky Mountains that is a recreational paradise with a strong community that also includes our Alberta clients. We also have a satellite clinic in Golden, B.C. As a member of our Team, you would have the opportunity to provide hands-on care for our patients’ surgical, medical, and therapeutic needs.

If you are interested in a balanced, healthy, rural lifestyle that offers a wide variety of recreational opportunities, please forward your resume and cover letter to [email protected]

Management

Invermere Veterinary Hospital is seeking a full time Practice Manager to join our dynamic Hospital Team. It is our Mission to provide “Collaborative, Compassionate Care for our Columbia Valley Creatures” and “Our Values” follow us each day as we strive to treat our patients, clients, and professional team with the utmost respect and compassion.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, leadership driven candidate with experience in Human Resource Management as well as Accounting for small business. The Practice Manager performs a wide range of administrative activities related to the practice. This includes supporting the entire team and promoting our Values and Culture. Overseeing the business operations and maintenance of the facility; ensuring the business growth and profitability of the practice; and supporting the hospital’s mission of delivering high quality patient care and exceptional client service.

Skills and Qualifications

  • A minimum of two years experience providing onsite leadership and oversight of a veterinary or medical health care team is preferred.
  • Proficiency in MS word and Excel.
  • Experience in Finance management/Accounting for small business
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • The ability to make decisions, delegate responsibility and achieve results working with the hospital team.
  • Professional demeanor, with excellent interpersonal skills and a friendly, positive attitude.
  • Must be able to handle an environment of changing priorities.

Job Responsibilities

  • Support the veterinary, technical, and administrative staff towards the goal of quality patient care and excellent client service; assist in the formulation of objectives and policies to ensure efficient and profitable hospital operations.
  • Act as a positive role model, using a collaborative approach and assuming positive intent. Set others up for success and foster open, proactive, and cooperative relationships.
  • Organize and Chair effective DVM and Team meetings.
  • Ensure that all voluntary and mandatory controls, standards, requirements, rules & regulations are followed & any training needed is conducted (Employment Standards, CVBC, WHMIS, OHS_WorkSafe BC, PHO COVID-19 etc.).
  • Analyze and make effective, actionable decisions that impact operations including, but not limited to, new hires, rate changes, and conflict resolution in accordance with BC Labour Standards and approval of the Practice Owner.
  • Coordination of annual vacation time to ensure proper support and coverage for Team and Hospital.
  • Employee training programs, evaluations, and contract review as required.
  • Creates and oversees Veterinarian and Team schedules that align with hospital and staffing requirements.
  • Payroll processing for Veterinarians and Team, including yearly T4 run, ROEs as required.
  • Accounting, GL, AP, AR, monthly/quarterly remittances, deposits, reconciliations, year-end.
  • Monthly reporting- review of the P&L providing analysis of Revenue, COGs, and Expenses as well as month over month to prior year comparative analysis of specific KPIs to Practice Owner.
  • Model an “owner” mentality in hospital by demonstrating a willingness to assist all employees 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.
  • Communicate with clients when issues arise to bring resolution.
  • On-site IT support, scheduled computer updates and coordinate as needed with IT professionals.
  • Prioritize equipment and facility needs and assists with sourcing and purchasing or repairs as needed.

Benefits

  • A supportive and friendly work environment
  • Competitive wage
  • Professional Dues paid
  • Continuing Education Allowance
  • Outstanding veterinary care and pet supply discounts
  • Access to on-line and webinar training

How to Apply

Please email your Resume and Cover Letter to [email protected]

Technicians

Are you a Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) looking for a lifestyle change?

Locally owned INVERMERE VETERINARY HOSPITAL is looking for a Registered Veterinary Technician to join our dynamic clinic team in providing “Collaborative, Compassionate Care for our Columbia Valley Creatures”.  

Our newly built (2016), 3000 sq. ft veterinary hospital offers full-service veterinary care. Our state-of-the-art medical equipment includes digital radiography, digital dental radiography, in-house blood and urine analyzers, a surgical suite with comprehensive anesthetic monitoring, therapeutic laser, and paperless medical records (AVImark).

We are located in the beautiful resort community of Invermere on the Lake, nestled between the Rocky and Purcell mountain ranges. Quiet and quaint, our downtown district has a relaxed atmosphere with trendy, funky, boutiques, restaurants, cafes, pubs, galleries, gift and specialty shops……yet we are close to larger centers such as Calgary, Cranbrook and Golden.

If you enjoy a balanced, healthy lifestyle that can include skiing, skating, rock climbing, hiking, canoeing, paddleboarding, biking, fishing and great shopping!… this is the community for you.

As our ideal candidate you will have:

  • RVT in good standing with BCVTA or eligible to be an RVT with BCVTA
  • Enthusiasm, energy and a positive attitude with a passion for what you do everyday
  • Solid communication skills, both when dealing with clients and fellow team members
  • A desire to continually learn and grow as part of our team

We are a well-established small animal practice with knowledgeable, caring staff and great clientele.

We offer:

  • A supportive and friendly work environment
  • Competitive wages
  • A Continuing Education Allowance
  • Outstanding medical and pet supply discounts
  • Access to on-line and webinar training in animal care
  • State of the art medical and surgical equipment
  • Opportunity to work with wildlife

As a member of our Veterinary Technician team, you would be responsible for the hands-on care of our patients’ surgical, medical, and therapeutic needs. If you have experience with therapy laser and animal massage, all the better!

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SO….If you are interested in a rural lifestyle that offers a wide variety of professional and recreational opportunities, please email your resume and cover letter to [email protected]

Administration

Resumes always welcome to [email protected]