Medical Director - Battery Park Veterinary Hospital
National Veterinary Associates (NVA)
Location: New York, New York
Type: Full Time
DVM or equivalent
Internal Number: 21302
Now offering $50,000 sign on Bonus!
Are you looking for your next opportunity? We have an amazing opportunity to hire the next Medical Leaders of our practice! 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.
In partnership with the Hospital Administrator and Hospital Manager, the Managing Veterinarian will have the opportunity to help manage the financial performance, mentor doctors, and create an engaging culture.
Why choose us?
Great staffing ratios: no two practices staffing is the same. That’s because we can staff our hospital as we see fit!
Great Culture: we have worked hard to create a cultivating culture.
Training opportunities put on by NVA! NVA offers a wide variety of course work to help grow you as a doctor and as a leader.
Medical standards – NVA allows us to decide the medical protocols we feel are best for our clients.
Work life balance – we want everyone to get out on time! We have great staff to help ensure that happen.
Skills and Basic Qualifications
A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree, or equivalent, from an accredited university.
5+ years experience in general medicine and surgery.
Previous leadership experience preferred
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.
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.
NVA General Practice is a leading veterinary community of over 1,200 independently managed hospitals united in the love of animals and the people who love them. Committed to serving the needs of pet owners in local communities around the world, NVA General Practice is driven by a mission to improve the comfort and well-being of pets through progressive and compassionate care.
Our network of hospitals creates an integrated community of medical expertise and collaboration, enabling continuous growth and learning for our animal care teams.
For more information, visit www.nva.com.