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Assistant Practice Manager (Prince Rupert, BC)

Posted in Careers, British Columbia, Practice Manager

Pacific Coast Veterinary Hospital is looking for an Assistant Practice Manager to join our team.

Position Details

Position: Assistant Practice Manager

Hospital: Pacific Coast Veterinary Hospital

Location: Prince Rupert, British Columbia

Job Type: Full Time

Experience: Practice Management

Education: Education & Training in Business Administration and/or Management Preferred

Position Overview: Pacific Coast Veterinary Hospital in beautiful Prince Rupert is seeking an Assistant Practice Manager to join our amazing team. This is a unique opportunity for an inspirational leader to join a progressive clinic committed to employee empowerment. The Assistant Practice Manager will provide onsite leadership and oversight of the veterinary health care team to ensure a high quality of care and service is provided to the pets and the people we care for.

Job Duties:

  • Ensures smooth communication throughout a client’s visit, supporting healthcare recommendations and educating clients on care or products that would enrich the life of their pet.
  • Creates and oversees employee schedules that align with doctor, team, surgery and outpatient needs.
  • Acts as a positive role model, using a collaborative approach and assuming positive intent. Sets others up for success and fosters open, proactive, and cooperative relationships.
  • Ensures the hospital team is able to succeed in their duties by arranging for sufficient resources and providing coaching, development, training, mentorship and education.
  • Analyzes and make effective, actionable decisions that impact operations including, but not limited to, asset purchases, new hires, rate changes, and conflict resolution.
  • Prioritizes equipment and facility needs and assists with sourcing and purchasing as needed.
  • Treats pets with kindness, compassion, patience, and skill, creating an environment that makes them feel safe and secure using Fear Free techniques.
  • Supports and engages team with all voluntary and mandatory accreditations/regulations and training.
  • Understands and helps manage the financial drivers of the hospital.
  • Analyzes critical issues, resolves problems and takes appropriate and decisive actions.


  • A minimum of two years of experience providing onsite leadership and oversight of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Education and training in business administration preferred.


We value our team members, and prove it by supporting your personal, financial, and professional growth through:

  • Competitive Salary
  • A comprehensive Health Benefits package (100% of Medical, Dental, & Vision premiums paid)
  • Professional Services coverage (chiropractor, massage therapist, physiotherapist, etc.)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Vacation time
  • Paid Sick & Personal Days

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing a respectful, inclusive, and diverse workplace. 

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