Telegraph Canyon Animal Medical Center is seeking a Managing DVM to join our progressive practice!
Chula Vista is located just 10 miles south of downtown San Diego. It shares the perfect balance between the city and country lifestyle, and continues to establish itself as one of the most exciting and growing cities within the greater San Diego area. Our clinic is one that prides itself on overall patient wellness as well as client education. We not only provide the best care for your pet, it is our goal to make sure we help you to be the best pet owners through knowledge and awareness. We have established ourselves in the community as a caring, passionate, and knowledgeable family -- we continue to strive to fulfill our purpose in providing the best care any pet can receive.
For more information, please visit our website at: http://www.telegraphcanyonvet.com/
About the Hospital:
4 comfortable examination rooms - serenity room
About the Area:
community service - local entities - provide county services for rescues and shelters - work with fcc - vaccination clinic times - spay and neuter program
The community of Chula Vista has everything one could look for in a place to settle in. We are located 10 minutes from downtown San Diego, and offer everything relaxing and exciting that the west coast can offer. The location is excellent to get anywhere within 15 minutes, including the mountains, the beach, the downtown area, and even the border and Baja Mexico. Truly a the place to be as the greater San Diego area continues to move forward.
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.