Managing Veterinarian Opening at Oak Knoll Animal Hospital
Oak Knoll is a small animal practice looking to add a Managing Veterinarian to our team. As a well-established practice that has been operating out of the same location for over 55 years, we encourage our doctors to pursue and cultivate their veterinary interests.
We’re committed to providing compassionate care and guidance for pet parents. We are guided by our core values of family, service excellence, guidance, devotion and compassion. We believe that excellent service is an ongoing process, and have been continually working to improve our standards of care and client service. Our team of passionate individuals works together to encourage and support each other.
About the Hospital:
We have flexible and rigid endoscopes, electrocautery, and a fully stocked surgical suite with basic and advanced surgical instrumentation.
We have gone paper-lite and have computers and credit card terminals in all exam rooms
Wellness plans to make wellness care more affordable to pet owners
Within the next year, we are seeking to bring in digital dental radiographs and a new dental suite. We are also interested in continuing to partner with local pet service businesses, and expanding our business hours to accommodate more/new clientele.
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. They’ll also be 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. Together they are responsible for cultivating a supportive and collaborative team environment.
Advancing Medical Care:
Oversees surgical and medical cases for all doctors, ensuring positive outcomes, accurate estimates, and client communication and education.
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.
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.
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.
Skills and Basic Qualifications:
Four years of experience
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.
Leads employees by coaching, correcting, developing, and motivating them to achieve success.
Additional Salary Information: Licenses and Dues: State& DEA. Cover renewal costs for: AVMA, IVMA, & VIN memberships. Health, Dental, and Vision insurance. 10 days of paid vacation and 2 paid sick days. The hospital is closed for 6 major holidays and is open for half of a day on Christmas and New Year's Eve.
Internal Number: 1913
About Oak Knoll Animal Hospital
Our Why: For the love of animals and the people who love them.
Our Mission: To improve the comfort and well-being of pets by providing progressive and compassionate care. We develop a community of animal hospitals and pet resorts that share knowledge to achieve sustainable growth.
Our Values: We value teamwork, integrity, service excellence, innovation and goal orientation.