Practice Manager

Practice Management Aurora, Colorado


Position at Mile High Animal Hospital of Aurora

Practice Manager 
Mile High Animal Hospital
Aurora, CO 
More than a word, care is present in everything you do. At Mile High Animal Hospital, a Thrive Pet Healthcare partner, we take action to empower your best care for pets, their families, and yourself.  
We are a community of 400 clinics forming an extraordinary network of unparalleled resources and people. Through outstanding learning and career options, comprehensive benefits, and abundant support, you’ll be nurtured and appreciated for who you are and what you bring to the table. We come together in both the joys and heartaches of our profession to lift each other up through laughter and empathy.  
And, we have plenty of fun along the way!  
Who we are 
At Mile High Animal Hospital, we offer primary care services for dogs and cats in Aurora, Centennial, Denver, and Parker. We are proud to be AAHA accredited, Feline-Friendly and Low-Stress Handling certified.
We are a full-service animal hospital providing compassionate, quality veterinary care for cats & dogs. We’re all animal lovers committed to taking care of your pet like it’s our own. Please visit us, and you’ll understand why we are the ideal animal hospital to care for your cats and dogs.
Provide your best care with more bridges and less barriers.  
Mile High Animal Hospital is looking for a Practice Manager. We promote an emotionally intelligent work environment and positive culture at our hospital. We invest heavily in our employees with many opportunities for growth and development as well as a consistent work/life.  
Role Responsibilities: 
The Practice Manager (PM) is critical to the success of the hospital, ensuring a positive culture built on shared values and direct communication, creating operational efficiencies, and problem solving to improve client service and employee engagement.  
Key to the PM’s role is the ability to create and maintain a positive culture and work environment, in alignment with the hospital’s plan. This person is creative yet able to develop and implement practical programs. The manager exercises sound judgment, time management, and the willingness and capability to make decisions.   
The PM oversees the business activities of the hospital. These duties include hiring and training hospital staff; working with leadership and finance to prepare and manage budgets; monitoring and analyzing key performance indicators; setting fees; maintaining inventory and an inventory control system; managing the hospital software; and implementing safety and security procedures.   
Experience & Skills Requirements: 
  • Required: 3+ years of hospital management or Supervisory experience in Veterinary Medicine 
  • Bachelor's degree in business and/or equivalent business experience  
  • CVPM encouraged to apply 
  • Sound personal judgment in decision-making. 
  • Capable of leading, managing, and coaching staff at all levels. 
  • Demonstrated competence in all aspects of staff management, including hiring, coaching and disciplinary action. 
  • Demonstrated ability to show empathy toward clients and treat animals with respect and compassion. 
  • Demonstrates competence in budgeting and financial reporting, including reading and analyzing a P&L Statement. 
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills. 
  • A commitment to outstanding client service. 
  • Solid math and Excel/spreadsheet skills. 
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 40 pounds without assistance and objects weighing more than 40 pounds with assistance. 
You’ll Grow with Us 
Here, you can grow your career as best fits you through access to comprehensive learning and skillset programs. You can build your skills and earn credentials through:  
  • Our vast, diverse, and free library of continuing education courses - ThriveU 
  • Live, virtual interactive workshops to develop valuable leadership skills 
  • A program to designed to teach you the fundamentals of running a pet hospital  
And, with so many locations nationwide, you can find and move into any specialty, hospital type, or environment. Join us and provide your best care at a clinic that is deeply rooted within its community and bolstered by the resources of Thrive Pet Healthcare. 
Benefits – our care in action 
We provide benefits spread comprehensively across your mental, physical, emotional, and financial wellbeing designed to meet your needs as a unique individual. Some key benefits include:  
  • Paid time off including 8-weeks of full-pay parental leave, bereavement to grieve both humans and pets, and time off for new pet adoptions 
  •  Top quality medical, dental, and vision insurance plus health savings account and flexible spending account ​​​​​​​ 
  • Pet perks including free exams, discounts on products and services, and more at all Thrive Pet Healthcare locations 
  •  Generously subsidized backup and ongoing care support for children, adults, and pets 
  • Mental health benefits including coaching and therapy sessions 
  • 401k with employer contribution and no waiting period 
  • Continuing education and development support through our library of free CE courses and paid time off to complete 
       and so much more!  
Compensation negotiable based on credentials and experience with an annual salary starting at $65,000/yr. The actual rate offered will carefully consider a wide range of factors, including your skills, qualifications, experience, and location. 
At Thrive Pet Healthcare, we celebrate and embrace the uniqueness and diversity of all of our team members, pet parents, and pets. We strive to create a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture where all team members belong and feel empowered.