This position is located at Tufts Veterinary Field Service in Woodstock, CT.
Within the Department of Environmental and Population Health (DEPH), the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University operates a busy, ten veterinarian large animal practice in Woodstock, CT. Tufts Veterinary Field Service (TVFS), delivers vital specialty and primary care round the clock service for a variety of food and fiber animals and horses in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island. TVFS provides quality veterinary service to clients, superior education to students, support for agriculture in the community, and professional growth for its faculty and staff. On an annual basis, our veterinarians make approximately 4,000 farm calls, tending to over 35,000 cows, 2,000 horses, 700 sheep, 700 goats, and 800 llamas or alpacas.
Manage the administrative, business and service functions of a busy, multi-doctor, multi-species ambulatory veterinary practice for optimum quality service delivery and efficiency. Responsibilities include: the development and supervision of office and technical support staff; management of scheduling for routine and emergency appointments; management of client relations. Directly responsible for the improvement and effective execution of business and financial operations, including client billing, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and inventory. As a member of senior leadership team, shared responsibility for strategic planning and budgeting.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with five years’ accounting, budget preparation, credit and collections experience. Advanced proficiency with MS Excel, Outlook, and MS Word. Ability and enthusiasm to learn new business management skills and software, including proprietary practice management (Impromed) and enterprise (People Soft) systems. Prior successful supervisory experience. Ability to lift up to 25 lbs. with or without accommodation.
Strong analytical ability to review, produce, and manage accurate financial reports and analyses. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Experience with business management software. Ability to work with frequent interruptions and to multi-task. Pleasant, professional and service-oriented attitude in a fast-paced environment. Veterinary medical practice, research and/or farm management experience preferred.
Special Work Schedule Requirements: Work schedule may vary depending on staffing needs or other requirements.
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.
About Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University
The Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine is located in a beautiful New England setting in North Grafton, Massachusetts, about an hour west of Boston. Our 585-acre campus includes the Hospital for Large Animals, The Foster Hospital for Small Animals and the Tufts Wildlife Clinic which, combined, treat more than 28,000 cases each year.