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Operations Manager – VCA Canada Animal Hospitals

VCA Canada
27 May 2022
Saskatoon, Canada
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VCA Canada Animal Hospitals in Saskatoon have an excellent opportunity for an experienced motivational people leader to join our leadership team as an Operations Manager.

The successful candidate will be passionate about providing leadership and development for a multi-faceted team, who delivers a high level of veterinary services to our patients and pet owners. The role will require strong organizational, administrative and people skills to meet hospital deadlines and related goals.

Key responsibilities and attributes for this role are:

  • Responsible for the overall performance of Saskatoon Primary Care hospitals, including all reporting and project deadlines.  The Operations Manager is also responsible for VCA Canada training initiatives (CareClub, DISC, Onboarding etc.) in collaboration with the Regional Operations Director for all Saskatoon hospitals.

  • The Operations Manager will also be directly responsible for Frontier and Lakeview Animal Hospitals and for shaping the operational structure in Saskatoon.

  • Act as VCA liaison with WCVM and the RVT Colleges working in collaboration with the VCA MedOps team on initiatives such as promoting VCA Academy, Student Rotations, Internships, Tradeshows to name but a few.

  • Provision of strategic leadership, mentorship and management to our Saskatoon hospitals

  • Partnering with hospital leadership to ensure hospitals are appropriately staffed to ensure highest quality veterinary care, associate and client experience while maximizing profitability.

  • Advocating in hospitals for VCA’s programs and initiatives, including community outreach such as The Pets Pantry and the Shelter and Rescue Program.

  • Responsible for building accurate budgets and leading the Saskatoon hospitals to achieve results.

  • Identifying and implementing strategic initiatives and being a strong partner and communicator with hospital associates, clients, local DVM/RVT colleges, the VCA Support Office and our industry partners.

  • Frequently visiting each hospital and connecting with the Regional Operations Director in the sister region of Edmonton (monthly).

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 you can thrive in: We have the right fit for you!

  • A caring culture of Wellness and Appreciation!

  • Generous compensation

  • Employer match (5%) group RRSP plan - Planning for your future just got easier with VCA Canada!

  • Wellness days, sick days, and vacation time

  • Employee assistance program

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

  • Referral Bonus Rewards

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

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

  • Opportunities to give back in your community through VCA initiatives

  • Generous personal pet care discounts

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

Email: for further information or click Apply Now!

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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