Managing Veterinarian (Partnership Opportunity Available!)

Job Description

Job Description

Pet Medical Center in Fresno, CA is seeking a Managing Veterinarian to come on-board as a team member and leader for our practice. This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to transition into a leadership position. We welcome both experienced Managing Veterinarians and Associate Veterinarians to apply.

About us:

Pet Medical Center is a 4 doctor full service, progressive veterinary practice. Our facility is a standalone veterinary hospital that boasts plenty of space and high quality equipment. We offer our clients and patients a well-stocked pharmacy, in-hospital surgery suite, in-house x-ray capabilities, a closely supervised hospitalization area, and indoor, climate controlled boarding kennels with outdoor walking areas. We also offer doggie daycare, training and grooming.

Our compensation package includes a competitive base salary plus monthly percentage of gross, contributions toward medical, dental, and vision. We also offer 401k, AVMA dues, CE allowance, paid holidays and vacations.

A partnership opportunity is available!

Job Summary

The Managing Veterinarian 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 Veterinarian 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 Veterinarian 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 Veterinarian 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/VMD 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/VMD) 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.

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Fresno, California, United States

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