Medical Director - Sign on Bonus & Relocation Assistance!
Animal Clinic Downtown is seeking a Medical Director to join our amazing 13-doctor animal practice in Chattanooga, TN. Can you picture yourself working in paradise and imagine feeling excited to come to work each day working alongside a team of genuinely good people who are dedicated to helping you succeed, be happy and grow both personally and professionally? What makes us different from other hospitals in the area is that we provide our team with a work environment that allows them to be their best. This, in turn, enables us to dedicate the best experience to our clients and care for their pets, which is at the heart of our thriving practice.
You'll be joining a full service, collaborative team. In addition to joining our thirteen full-time doctors, you will be supported by a team of technicians, and our practice manager. We are a full service veterinary medical facility with two full-service clinic locations in Chattanooga, TN. The professional and courteous staff at Animal Clinic Downtown & Animal Clinic East seek to provide the best possible medical, surgical, and dental care for our highly valued patients. We go above and beyond to meet the strict requirements of AAHA, The American Animal Hospital Association, to maintain our accreditation for caring for companion animals. AAHA accreditation is sought voluntarily by only 15 percent of North American veterinary practices, and we are proud to be one of them!
Serve as a key medical communication liaison between the hospital and area leadership.
Partner with the Practice Manager to manage the hospital as role models and champions of United Veterinary Care’s brand to provide consistent high-quality care and unmatched client experience to the most pets and clients and to maximize efficiency, productivity, and profitability.
Train the team on hospital guidelines and practices. Supervise and train the team to ensure compliance.
Teach and coach on case management, exam room communication, annual reviews and excellent client service and monthly doctor meetings (refer to doctor meeting best practices document).
Supports regular staff meetings and holds all staff accountable for knowing what has been discussed and how it impacts the health of the hospital.
Sets the medical vision for the hospital, advocating and ensuring medical quality with optimum client experience.
Works supportively with the hospital (practice) manager in understanding administrative and personnel issues while building effective teams.
Engages associate veterinarians by developing talent, creating collaborative relationships, and delivering consistent results.
Makes sound judgments and utilizes UVC leadership when needed.
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree
Active, or ability to obtain, FL license in good standing to practice
Short Term Disability paid for by employer
Complimentary Life Insurance $25,000; with options to purchase additional voluntary benefits for self or family
Company Sponsored Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
401K with 100% company match up to 3% and 50% company match up to 5%, eligible after 6 months of employment
United Healthcare Insurance Plans with multiple options
Flexible Spending Account or Health Savings Account options
United Healthcare Dental Insurance; includes a 100% paid premium option for team members
United Healthcare Vision Insurance options
Long Term Disability options
Progyny-Fertility and Family Building Support (up to $10,000)
Generous Continuing Education Program
Team Member Discounts for Pet Care
AVMA Professional Liability Insurance (PLIT) provided
Reimbursement for: state Veterinary License / DEA License / state VMA Dues / AVMA Dues/ +/-specialty dues
Master accounts with online publishers: Sage, Wiley, Elsevier
Corporate travel company concierge service and savings for personal travel
Flexible Schedule- we will work with you and our doctor team to create a desired schedule
Chattanooga has a lot to offer and if you're a nature lover or an art enthusiast, you might just fall in love with this city's charm and friendly vibe! Nestled in the picturesque Appalachian Mountains, Chattanooga, Tennessee, has captured the hearts of both residents and visitors alike with its stunning natural beauty, thriving arts scene, and variety of outdoor activities. The most prominent natural features in and around Chattanooga are the Tennessee River and the surrounding mountains. The Tennessee River is impounded by the Chickamauga Dam north of the downtown area.
We are a proud United Veterinary Care Partner hospital. United Veterinary Care supports the unique culture and individuality of each partner hospital while empowering the hospital teams in their care for patients. One of our goals is to support our community of hospitals in creating sustainable, fulfilling careers in a profession we love.
We'd love to meet you! Whether it’s this practice or one of the other practices in our community, we'd love to have the privilege of empowering you to practice the pet care you want, the way you want, where you want. If this sounds like a great career option for you, please apply.
United Veterinary Care is a fast growing, national group of primary care, emergency, and specialty veterinary practices united by a passion for culture, communication, collaboration, and teamwork.
However, we’re not just another practice management company. We are the veterinary industry assimilator. Our goal is to change what is happening within the veterinary profession due to the rapid rate of corporate consolidation by providing our peers and partners with an alternative to the downside of corporate medicine.
Our goal is to Empower, Support, and Unite all of our hospitals with support, training, and technology to elevate their businesses, retain their team members, and strengthen their unique brands to consistently deliver a superior client experience