Ironwood Animal Hospital is seeking a Full-Time Medical Director to lead our hospital. Are you a Veterinarian that's looking for loyal and dedicated clients, an educated and compassionate support team, and the ability to lead a veterinary team?
Then look no more! Ironwood Animal Hospital offers all that and more. !
Ironwood Animal Hospital is located in San Tan Valley, Arizona. San Tan Valley is in northern Pinal County, Arizona. It is a bedroom community located in the Phoenix metropolitan area's southeastern suburbs. There are many parks for recreation and trails for hiking, biking, or riding in the area. This is a family-oriented community.
Ironwood is a state-of-the-art, full-service veterinary clinic that caters to all dog and cat breeds with a devoted and highly skilled staff. We treat our patients as though they were our very own. We build strong, long-term relationships with clients to ensure that the patient is getting the best care possible.
We are looking for a Full-Time Medical Director to support Ironwood Animal Hospital in the following capacities:
Possess a commitment to practicing excellent patient care.
Understand and apply the importance of the client experience.
Have proficient skill in medicine, surgery, and dentistry.
Ability to teach, mentor and develop veterinarians at all performance levels.
Keep current on new products and medical protocols.
Ability to maintain accurate electronic medical records and regularly audit those of other doctors.
Coordinate and disseminate Continuing Education for the doctor and medical team.
Assist Practice Manager with recruiting, interviewing, and hiring veterinarians.
Involvement in budgetary decisions regarding inventory, products, and staff labor.
Comfort with coaching, issuing performance improvement plans, and disciplinary action.
Partner with Regional Operations team and support initiatives and policies.
Maintain schedules for doctor team and assist leads with their team schedules if needed.
Organize and lead regular meetings for the doctor team.
Attend and take part in all operational meetings and workshops (some travel required).
Adhere to Alpine's values and coach other team members to do so.
Perform and deliver regular performance evaluations for doctors and leadership team.
Minimum 2 years DVM clinical experience required.
Experience in both general and emergency practice.
Ability to write, adjust and implement medical standards.
Must be organized, focused, and work well under pressure.
Team-oriented and positive attitude.
Experience in staff development, coaching, and mentoring new graduates is a plus.
Completion of additional coursework or continuing education in business and operations is preferred but not required.
Must be a strong communicator - preferably familiar with emotional intelligence and conflict competence.
What we offer:
A solid future in an established practice.
An exceptional team of Veterinary Professionals.
A competitive salary with a generous Medical Director stipend.
Great benefits including a comprehensive health insurance package, 401k, paid time off, paid parental leave, uniforms, a generous CE allowance, and an amazing pet care discount.
Regional medical and operational support.
Relocation allowance where needed
An opportunity to make an impact on others.
Professional growth and development opportunities.
The industry-first program called the Veterinarian Incentive Plan allows current doctors and those who become a part of the Pathway team to elect to participate in the new bonus structure, which is based on tenure and company performance. General practice veterinarians can earn up to $225,000, One-third of the total VIP award is based on each doctor's tenure and the other two-thirds is based on company performance.
The program is eligible for current and new doctors who provide veterinary care at Pathway veterinary hospital locations and includes general practice, specialty, and emergency doctors. This includes both part-time and full-time doctors.
If Ironwood Animal Hospital has been what you are looking for, we would love to discuss the opportunity for you to join our team!
At Pathway, we celebrate and embrace the uniqueness and diversity of all of our team members, pet parents, and pets. We strive to create a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture where all team members belong and feel empowered.