Miami Valley Animal Hospital in Kettering, Ohio (Suburb of Dayton) is seeking to hire a Managing Veterinarian to join our growing team!
*Up to $20,000 sign-on/retention bonus
Miami Valley Animal Hospital is a well-established, AAHA accredited small animal hospital with 4.5 full time veterinarians. We have earned the trust of the pet owners in our community and have a very strong and loyal client base. We have an excellent medical staff and highly-trained support staff. All of our technicians have received formal education from accredited colleges and are RVTs licensed to practice in the state of Ohio.
We are a 6700 square foot hospital with 6 comfortable examination rooms, dental area, double surgical suite, treatment areas, radiology room, and ICU cages. We also have boarding and grooming services available for our pets. The hospital sits on 1.5 acres in a beautiful and quiet area and was built with many windows to bring the outdoors into the hospital.
About Kettering, OH
Kettering is a suburb of Dayton, OH and is one hour north of Cincinnati and one hour south-west of Columbus. This is a very stable area with excellent schools and a very reasonable cost of living. There are many parks, interesting and challenging walking trails, a large system of bike trails and a small local minor baseball team for summer enjoyment. Dayton has a very active arts and cultural reputation. Kettering’s local Outdoor Fraze Pavilion recently won an award for one of the top ten entertainment venues in the US. We have many places to shop and a very large number of restaurants both chain and privately owned. This area is also known for all of its’ Fall Festivals.
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. The Managing Doctor 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 Doctor 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 Doctor 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 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.
Skills and Basic Qualifications
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.
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.