Being an MD is a comprehensive job and we aim to compensate accordingly. A base salary of $250,000 annually plus 22% production (paid monthly) on all ER DVM shifts, and an opportunity for Medical Director bonuses quarterly based on hospital growth and profitability. Overall salary expectation is $350,000 - $450,000 per year.
Eligible full-time employees have access to a comprehensive benefits package including:
Medical, dental and vision insurance
401k retirement savings plan
Paid vacation time
Paid parental leave
Pet care discounts
Continuing education allowance + travel assistance
DVM or equivalent
What we are seeking:
We are in search of a talented veterinary professional capable of leading and managing a 24/7/365 Emergency Veterinary Hospital. We have cultivated a unique and productive team that has yielded immense productivity and success.
Beacon is focused on growth, development, and expansion. To accomplish this, our flagship hospital, located in St. Petersburg Florida, is in search of a talented emergency veterinarian, leader, and manager to serve as its Medical Director. Beacon’s mission is simple and focused on what matters, the people who make us great. We aim to hire talented individuals and provide a work environment where they can shine bright. Are you the talent we are in search of?
A passion for leadership, management, and team success. Preference is given to those with a proven track record of success in veterinary hospital management
Someone who cares deeply for their team members, clients, and patients.
A minimum of 2 years of extensive experience as an Emergency Veterinarian with aptitude in managing critical cases. Preferred surgical experience and knowledge of procedures such as Foreign bodies / GI surgery, GDV, Pyometra / C-Sections, Cystotomy, Splenectomy / Hemoabdomen.
Previous Medical Director experience is preferred with an ability to manage and lead veterinary medical teams.
Our hospital is 24/7/365, candidates require flexibility to work and be available to their teams days, nights, weekends, and holidays.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
The Medical Director promotes a culture that supports the development of engaged and empowered employees. We aim to provide job opportunities in ER Veterinary Medicine that are sustainable and long-term career choices for all of our team members.
MD is focused on doctor development and the maintenance of a high standard of veterinary medical care. This includes: being present on various shifts, providing coaching on case management, case review and auditing, holding monthly MD / Doctor check-ins, and quarterly doctor meetings.
In conjunction with our Hospital Manager, MD is responsible for ensuring the growth and development of the hospital team. This includes: being present on various shifts, holding monthly hospital meetings, providing coaching, and meeting with team members as needed.
The Medical Director must foster and develop strong working relationships with the leaders of our team including our Hospital Manager, Inventory Manager, Nursing Director, and lead technicians. Strong communication and organizational abilities are a necessity.
Able to communicate effectively with team members regarding the needs of clients and the Referring Veterinary community.
Willingness to learn and utilize Ezyvet and Vetradar software
Responsible for managing overall department workflows, ensuring that patient care is delivered in an efficient, safe, and compassionate manner
Fulfilled by helping others and providing mentorship while leading a team
The Medical Director is responsible for scheduling all doctor shifts and having that schedule available ninety days in advance
Help in the recruiting, onboarding, and training of new doctors
Work closely with your hospital manager to handle customer complaints that are deemed to be of a medical nature in a timely manner
Understand doctor ACT (average client transaction) and overall revenue and how these numbers can elucidate areas of doctor growth and development
Hold M&M rounds as needed
Working with your hospital manager to help perfect workflow and efficiency in the hospital
Create a relationship of accountability and trust with your doctors, hospital manager, and other members of the leadership team
Have a transparent understanding of the hospital’s financial health and help to make decisions that will build revenue and profitability
Work as an emergency veterinarian 6 shifts per month to best understand workflow and areas of growth
Physical Requirements: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This job is physically active and requires frequent bending. It also requires routine lifting and restraining of animals in excess of 50 pounds.
We’re an equal-opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.
If you’re looking to join an exciting start-up and lead an incredible emergency team in the beautiful St. Petersburg area, APPLY TODAY!
Who we are:
Have you ever wished you would have gotten in on the ground floor? Wanted to make a real difference in an organization's culture and workflow? Be part of the start of something big? This is the unique opportunity Beacon can provide you.
Join us today and help in the continued development St. Petersburg’s only 24/7 Pet Emergency Hospital.
Beacon Emergency Veterinary Hospital is the only locally owned and operated 24/7 ER facility, located in the heart of beautiful St. Petersburg, FL. In an increasingly corporate landscape, we aim to provide an experience we would want for ourselves and for our community. Beacon aims to have an employee-centric workplace that truly values the people that make us great! We hire talented individuals whose number one priority is the comfort and health of pets and the families that love them. By valuing and supporting our team first, our people can focus on being their best professional selves.
Opened in February of this year we have grown tremendously. We currently have 7 full-time DVMs, with 2 more joining in this fall, and a skilled support team of 35 managers, nursing care, and client-facing support staff.
About St. Petersburg:
Loca...ted on the west coast of Florida and known as the “Sunshine City”, St. Petersburg averages 361 days of sunshine per year and is considered one of the crown jewels of beautiful Tampa Bay. St. Petersburg is consistently ranked as one of the country's most pet-friendly cities.
Live where others vacation and enjoy an outstanding work-life balance for you and your furry friend. From a vibrant and diverse downtown to our award-winning white sand beaches, St. Petersburg has something to offer everyone on two feet or four!