Urgent Care Practice Manager

Our hospital and staff have been designed with a culture aimed at exceptional client services and personal job fulfillment. Come join a team that fosters career growth and work/life balance.

We strive to be different than the rest. Here’s how we do it…

  • Generous Sign-On and Relocation Bonus
    • Just a little something to get you started:)
  • Privately Owned by Industry Professionals
    • CVETS was born out of a passion to create a vibrant and modern veterinary hospital that could provide the highest level of medicine, and create a pleasant and fulfilling environment for our team. Our hospital was founded by husband and wife team Dr. Mike Schlicksup (DACVS), and Dr. Tracy Schlicksup (DABVP). Dr. Mike works as one of our surgeons, and Dr. Tracy leads our emergency team. CVETS provides 24-hour emergency care and has 11 specialty services. In 2021, we broke ground on a hospital expansion, and upon completion, our hospital will be approximately 30,000 square feet. You can expect to work shoulder-to-shoulder with the leaders of our hospital so you are constantly seen, heard, and valued directly by those directly at the top. Watch our video:
  • Collaborative Team Structures
    • Southern hospitality is very much a real thing in South Carolina. Our team works together like a well-oiled machine, and our nurses understand when one person succeeds, everyone succeeds. You’ll never be left on your own to figure something out or learn by fire. From the start, we will get you set up for success and integrated into the CVETS family from the minute you walk into the building.
    • We are looking for a candidate qualified to manage the following:
      • Human Resources: Plans, organizes, and optimizes all personnel activities. Hiring, training, development plans, and performance reviews.
      • Finance and Accounting: Works with management to prepare and manage budgets. Reviews P&Ls, oversees payroll, accounts payable/receivable, and inventory, and monitors key performance indicators. Identifies opportunities for investments with strong financial returns and profitability enhancement.
      • Client Relationship ManagementPromotes a client-centered environment. Provides excellent service and implements processes to meet client needs. Able to resolve client issues.
      • Marketing: Oversees referral, client, and social media marketing activities.
      • Facility and Operations: Ensures compliance with critical safety regulations. Monitors critical software and client records to ensure they are consistent and correct. Manages the daily schedule so that practice business objectives are met. Oversees supply ordering. Implements safety and security procedures.

      The Urgent Care Manager will work closely with the Leadership team, reporting to the Chief Operations Officer.

      What We’re Searching For

    • Core Competencies: We are looking for someone who is action-oriented, has business insight, has a strong customer focus, has financial acumen, is resilient, is resourceful, can drive results, and can build an effective team while honoring the CVETS culture.
      • Education Requirements:
        • CVPM is a plus, not a requirement.
        • Bachelor’s degree in Business and or Human Resource Certification is preferred.
  • Industry-Leading Compensation & Frequent Celebration
    • We understand that those who decide to pursue a career in veterinary medicine dedicate a large majority of their life to serving others. That’s why we have made it our absolute mission to pay ALL of our employees a livable wage. Several of our positions are compensated with industry-leading wages because we are always looking to provide for the well-being of our team members. We see the continuous hard work and dedication that our team provides and we want you to be able to live a full and happy life both inside and outside of work. Plus, we love any excuse to celebrate our team members. Whether it’s Vet Tech week, CSR week, someone’s birthday, someone got married, or maybe it’s just a Wednesday and we’re craving chocolate…we love any excuse to order food and eat cake…just saying.
  • Working Smarter Not Harder: State-of-the-Art Technology
    • We pride ourselves in being able to provide treatments with the most advanced technology on the market, so you can expect to get your hands on the latest and greatest!
    • Also, stained paper records and bad hand-writing…no thank you. Our hospital design was structured around the use of our technology systems to ensure that we operate as efficiently as possible. We utilize a SmartFlow system for patient status and monitoring, and all of our records are done through EzyVet. This makes organization and patient care for our hospital easier.
      • Hospital Features
        • Dedicated ICU
        • Multiple operating rooms
        • Radiology suite
        • Dedicated facilities for endoscopy, chemotherapy administration, and special procedures
        • Ultrasound
        • 16-slice CT scanner
        • On-site MRI trailer.
      • After the completion of our expansion, we will have:
        • 5 operating rooms (including a minimally-invasive suite with fluoroscopy)
        • 17 total exam rooms
        • In-building MRI
        • Physical therapy (underwater treadmill)
        • I-131 treatment
        • A 35-person conference suite
        • Separate GI and respiratory isolation units
        • Dedicated suites for oncology, internal medicine, cardiology, dermatology, dentistry, and ophthalmology
  • Better Benefits
    • Tell us about your goals and we will help you accomplish them! We value our team tremendously and we want you to love your life in SC! Below is a list of benefits that we offer to help you do just that.
    • Generous sign-on bonus and relocation packages are available
    • Medical insurance
    • Dental insurance
    • Long-term disability insurance
    • 401k retirement plan with match
    • Discounted pet care
    • Frequent continuing education opportunities
    • Reimbursement of liability, licenses, and specialty dues?

About West Columbia, South Carolina

  • Prime Location: CVETS (our specialty hospital) is located in Columbia, SC which is South Carolina’s capital city. Our Urgent Care is located in West Columbia, SC (approximately 20 minutes away) which is a county just outside of Columbia.
    • When it comes to choosing a place to live, you’ve got the best of both worlds. If city life is what you’re looking for, you’ll love living in Columbia. There, you can go kayaking on the rapids of the Saluda River, check out local artwork at the world-class Columbia Museum of Art, try out the craft beer at some of Columbia’s breweries, or attend a Carolina Gamecock football game at Williams Brice Stadium to get the full experience!
    • If you’re more interested in relaxing, suburban life, you’ll love Lexington! In the heart of Lexington is Lake Murray. You can enjoy boating, paddle boarding, kayaking, or just lounging by the water on Lake Murray’s shores.  Lexington also has a brand-new amphitheater, which hosts year-round concerts and events for local residents. Did we mention Lexington’s incredibly high-ranking school system as well? Life is great in Lexington!
  • Features of Columbia and Lexington, SC:
    • Affordable Cost of Living
    • Highly ranked schools
    • Lake living and activities
    • Warm Weather
    • Day Trips: Columbia is only a 1.5-hour drive from the historic city of Charleston, South Carolina. Charleston, referred to as “The Holy City”, is known for its history, world-famous seafood, shopping, and romantic appeal. On the other hand, if you’re thinking about a mountain weekend, Columbia is only a 2.5-hour drive away from Asheville, NC. There, you can check out the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, tour the Biltmore Estate, and enjoy lots of craft beer at Asheville’s famous breweries.

Let’s Talk!

For more information on this amazing opportunity, please contact Janice Clarke-Godfrey, C.O.O.,, (703) 635-4925. Check out our careers page at

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