Managing Veterinarian

Job Description

Job Description

Kimberly Pines Veterinary Hospital in Davenport, IA is seeking a Managing Veterinarian to join our practice (Generous Sign-on/Retention Bonus and Relocation).

Kimberly Pines Veterinary Hospital is situated in the Quad Cities, a group of five cities straddling the Mississippi River on the Iowa-Illinois boundary, with a population of over 380,000. Located in Davenport, Iowa, Kimberly Pines provides primary care, referral services and limited emergency service for a population of approximately 100,000. We are looking for a dedicated DVM to join our excellent team do to our continued growth!

More information at www.kimberlypinesvet.com

ABOUT THE HOSPITAL

  • Building has four exam rooms, treatment/recovery area, surgery suite, dental/prep area, radiology room, isolation room
  • In-house laboratory capabilities for blood chemistries and CBC (IDEXX systems), urinalysis and sediments, cytology and cultures, PCV – TP and various SNAP tests. Also, close association with external full-service clinical and pathological laboratories
  • Digital X-ray
  • Ultrasound
  • Iso and Sevo anesthesia
  • Ultra-sonic and high speed drill – dental equipment
  • Digital dental X-ray
  • Complete pharmacy – large inventory of established pharmaceuticals as well as many of the latest developments
  • Newest version AVI Mark computerization streamlines the management of a growing client database
  • No boarding or grooming

The Quad cities have been named “The Most Affordable Metro” by Forbes magazine and in 2012 was ranked among the fastest growing areas in the nation for high-tech jobs. There are a number of colleges and universities as well as numerous landmarks to provide endless activities and sites to explore. Music, theater and entertainment are abundant, including sporting events and a performing arts complex. Shops, restaurants and a working lighthouse add to the charm of this beautiful area along the Mississippi River.

Job Summary

The Managing Doctor is responsible for providing medical leadership for the hospital, managing associate veterinarians, and assuring regulatory compliance relating to the practice of veterinary medicine. The Managing Doctor is also responsible for creating an environment of teamwork in which quality medicine and exceptional client service are delivered.

In partnership with the Hospital Manager, the Managing Doctor is responsible for the financial performance and general operations of the hospital under the guidance of Divisional Leadership. In addition, the Hospital Manager and Managing Doctor are responsible for cultivating a supportive and collaborative team environment.

Duties and Responsibilities

Advancing Medical Care

  • Oversees surgical and medical cases for all doctors, ensuring positive outcomes, accurate estimates, and client communication and education.
  • Answers client questions and concerns regarding medical and surgical procedures.
  • Provides oversight and direction of medical standards, quality of care and inventory.
  • Establishes medical protocols.
  • Oversees transfer of medical cases from doctor to doctor.
  • Minimizes waste and controls costs relating to medical supplies, surgical instruments, and drug inventories.

Leading Staff and Practice

  • Participates in the recruiting and interviewing process for Doctors, and when appropriate general staff members.
  • Monitors Doctor performance and production.
  • Develops and monitors hospital-specific client compliance protocols and procedures.
  • Participates in technician appraisal and medical counseling sessions.
  • Ensures all medical staff receive applicable training, including the mentoring of new graduates.
  • Supports the Hospital Manager with staff training programs and tracking CE and DVM licensure.

Financial Responsibilities

  • Drives revenue and hospital contribution growth, which includes managing all hospital expenses.
  • Assists in the preparation of an annual planning strategy, operating budget and capital budget.
  • Monitors key financial reports.

Growing the Practice

  • Drives patient visits and encourages community involvement.
  • Embraces change and supports innovative programs within the hospital.
  • Monitors client service, marketing, and NVA growth initiatives.
  • Seeks out ways to innovate operational practices that improve the growth of the practice.

Skills and Basic Qualifications

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree, or equivalent, from an accredited university.
  • Licensure in good standing to practice in the state in which applicant is to be employed.
  • Commitment to practicing the highest standard of medicine and upholding the veterinary code of ethics.
  • Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Delegates tasks and achieves results with hospital team members.
  • Makes decisions confidently and effectively.
  • Leads employees by coaching, correcting, developing, and motivating them to achieve success.
  • Manages time and tasks appropriately.
  • Models a professional and courteous manner with staff and clients.

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of the company to afford equal opportunities to all applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, non-disqualifying disability or status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran.

Job Details

Employment Type:
Full-time
Position Type:
Vet
Earliest Start Date:
22-Feb-2021
Modified
22-Feb-2021

Job Location

Davenport, Iowa, United States

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