|Tools for Consultants and Advisors|
VHMA Career Center
The VHMA Career Center offers one of the most comprehensive career and recruiting sites for the veterinary profession. Here, employers and recruiters can access the most qualified talent pool with relevant work experience to fulfill staffing needs. The VHMA Career Center has the largest pool of veterinary management candidates and available positions, but we don't stop there. Our Career Center is a great resource for all of your staffing needs, veterinarian and non-veterinarian. Make this exclusive resource part of your strategy for success today! GREAT VALUE! Post your jobs on VHMA and your openings will be listed and viewed nationwide on all Veterinary Career Network (VCN) career centers automatically - at no extra charge! Through VCN reach over 80,000 veterinary professionals.
Job Descriptions for Veterinary ManagersVHMA's commitment to the field of practice management has let it to develop general descriptions for the different levels of management professionals within the practice. No two individuals are the same and no two veterinary practices are the same; therefore, it follows that these are very general descriptions and are proposed only as guidelines. Download your free copy.
Critical Competencies: A Guide for Veterinary Practice Management ProfessionalsVHMA created this guide to provide an overview of the skills necessary to be an effective practice management professional. The job requirements and competencies in the guide were derived from a scientific job analysis for the position of veterinary hospital/practice management professional. The goal of a job analysis is to identify and detail the specific job duties and requirements of any given job and evaluate the importance of these duties. The critical requirements are then linked to knowledge, skills and abilities that contribute to success.
The purpose of this guide is to define the major job domains and tasks that practice management professionals should be expected to undertake in their positions. Additionally, it identifies the competencies that are critical for fulfilling specific responsibilities. Competencies are defined as demonstrated behaviors, skills and abilities associated with the successful completion of job-related responsibilities. Often these personal attributes will differentiate effective employees from ineffective employees. Therefore, owners and supervisors would be wise to look for these attributes when making hiring decisions. Download your free copy.
Compensation and Benefits for Veterinary Managers
Biannually the VHMA conducts a comprehensive compensation and benefits survey for practice managers. The bi-annual report includes compensation characteristics broken down by:
Empower U Self-Assessment
VHMA is pleased to announce that practice management professionals can now access a self-assessment tool that will allow them to evaluate their veterinary practice management knowledge. Empower U Self-Assessment test is a non-proctored (no time limits) examination modeled after the CVPM examination and is available to all practice management professionals.
In 1989 the VHMA realized the increasing need among Veterinarians and Practice Managers for a program that would qualify the knowledge and experience necessary to successfully manage the ever-changing business management of today's veterinary practices. The Certified Veterinary Practice Manager (CVPM) certification is the result of that realization. Today the CVPM certification is respected as the highest level of credential for professional veterinary managers. For more details.
Veterinary Practice Self-Audit Workbook and Document Organizer
The business community uses internal audits to make improvements, satisfy stakeholders, and maintain effective operations. The outcome is enhanced confidence by boards of directors and owners and improved profits, programs, and services.
Insiders' Insight Report
The VHMA Insiders' Insight Benchmark Report tracks key economic indicators (Revenue Growth, Patient Visits, and New Client Growth) to determine how VHMA member practices are performing monthly, as well as results from VHMA surveys on issues impacting the profession. There are over 400 VHMA member practices who contribute to the data for the key economic indicators. Data is representative of companion animal practices only. The monthly report is provided free to VHMA members.
Preventative Pet Healthcare Champion Workbook
Preventive healthcare is an important part of a practice's commitment to quality care for your patients. But, at any busy practice, preventive pet healthcare can get lost during the non-stop action of a regular day. Sometimes it takes a talented, passionate someone to remind the practice team to keep preventive healthcare a priority in your clinic. That someone can be you!