Animal Medical Care Center located in Yorktown, Virginia is looking for a Managing Veterinarian to join our team!
Animal Medical Care Center is located centrally in the diverse and historical Hampton Roads area of Virginia. Located in Yorktown (pop 66,000), Animal Medical Care Center provides primary care and advanced dental services for a population of approximately 350,000.
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ABOUT THE HOSPITAL
Spacious facility with three exam rooms, separate comfort room, treatment area, dental suite, surgery suite, five kennel wards with a separate post operative ward, and outdoor kennel runs.
We offer convenient wellness plans for patients, which aid in increasing compliance and patient visits
In-house laboratory capabilities for selected blood chemistries (Vet Test chemistry system), urinalysis and sediments, DTM Cultures, PCV, TP, FeLV/FIV test, HW Antigen testing, Parvo tests, fecal testing, and various other tests run by assistants. Also maintains a close relationship with external full-service clinical and pathological laboratories.
Compliant, well established clientele
Isoflourane anesthesia, Cardell Surgical Monitoring system, IV fluid pumps
Brand new digital dental x-ray with Soprix Software, superb dental films in seconds
Limited ultrasound capabilities
Close relationship with local Animal Emergency Center for after hours patient care
Several specialty referral centers in close proximity (Orthopedic, Internal Medicine, Physical Therapy, Ophthalmologist, Cardiology, etc.)
Utilization of Avimark veterinary software streamlines the management of client data base
Excellent team environment with an emphasis on a positive culture, excellent patient and client care, continual learning and growth
AAHA accredited for 25 years
About Yorktown Virginia:
Yorktown is rich in history, with Revolutionary and Civil War Battlefields, museums and tours, historical homes, and many educational and fun activities for the entire family. Located on the York River, within a 45 minute drive of the ocean and 2 hours from the mountains, the area offers a range of outdoor activities from boating and fishing, to hiking, hunting, and camping. Busch Gardens and Water Country USA are popular theme parks that are minutes away in the neighboring city of Williamsburg. The area offers many cultural events, festivals, concerts, and community happenings as well as being well represented with churches, shopping areas, restaurants, social organizations, etc. In addition, our area has an active veterinary association and CE opportunities. These are some of the reasons why we feel that Yorktown is one of the most attractive places in which to live and practice.
The Managing DVM 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 DVM is also responsible for creating an environment of teamwork in which quality medicine is delivered.
In partnership with the Hospital Manager, the Managing DVM is responsible for the financial performance of the hospital, preparing operating and capital budgets, and meeting budget expectations. In addition, the Hospital Manager and Managing DVM are responsible for directing staff and the overall management of the practice, under the direction of NVA Divisional Leadership.
Advancing Medical Care
Oversees surgical and medical cases for all doctors, insuring positive outcomes, accurate estimates, and client communication and education.
Maintains and improves quality of medical and surgical procedures.
Answers client questions and concerns regarding medical and surgical procedures.
Oversight and direction of medical standards and quality of care.
Establishment of medical protocols.
Recommendation of hospital inventory.
Assure current licensure of all DVMs.
Documents the required hours of continuing education credits per calendar year and CE completion.
Oversees transfer of medical cases from doctor to doctor.
Leading Staff and Practice
Participates in the recruiting and interviewing process for DVMs, and when appropriate general staff members.
Monitors DVM performance and production.
Prepares DVM work schedules.
Develops and monitors hospital-specific client compliance protocols and procedures.
Participates in technician appraisal and counseling sessions by relaying appropriate information to the Hospital Manager.
Partners with the Hospital Manager to make hiring and termination recommendations.
Trains all medical staff, including the mentoring of new graduates.
Supports the Hospital Manager in the development and delivery of staff training programs.
Creates a positive work environment and works with the Hospital Manager to resolve staff problems, concerns, and conflicts.
In partnership with the Hospital Manager, develops a workplace conductive to high employee morale, ensuring positive working relationships between clients, doctors and staff.
Minimizes waste and controls costs relating to medical supplies, surgical instruments, and drug inventories.
Responsible for the financial performance of the hospital including revenue and hospital contribution growth, which includes managing all hospital expenses.
With the hospital team and supported by the Divisional Leadership, prepares an annual planning matrix, operating budget and capital budget.
Takes ownership for the revenue and success of the practice by monitoring key financial reports.
Growing the Practice
Partners with the Hospital Manager to drive patient visits and community involvement.
Capable of championing change and driving innovative programs in the hospital.
Monitors client service, marketing, and NVA growth initiatives
In partnership with the Hospital Manager, continually looks for ways to innovate operational practices that improve the growth of the practice.
Skills and Basic Qualifications
A 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
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
A commitment to practicing the highest standard of medicine and upholding the veterinary code of ethics
The ability to delegate responsibility and achieve results with hospital team members
Capable of quality decision making
The ability to coach, correct, develop, and motivate employees
Demonstrates excellent time and task management
Demonstrates professional and courteous presentation 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