Casa Grande Animal Hospital in Casa Grande, AZ is seeking a Managing Veterinarian to join our Mixed Animal practice!
As a pillar of the Casa Grande community for over 50 years, Casa Grande Animal Hospital boasts a highly motivated, compassionate, and dedicated team, committed to providing the best in small and large animal care for our clients and their pets. Furthermore, we are a diverse practice with lots of opportunity to see several types of species. In addition to cats and dogs, a significant number of avian/exotics, small mammal, Horses, livestock, and equine cases add to the challenge and rewards of this mixed animal practice to our areas of expertise. Find more information please visit our website: www.casagrandeanimalhospital.com.
*Small animal or mixed animal interest welcome
About the Hospital
Our beautiful and modern building features six exam rooms, a treatment area, surgery suite, and boarding facility. We have In-house lab capabilities for select blood chemistries (IDEXX system), urinalysis and sediments, PCV, TP, Fe-leuk, and various ELISA tests run by technicians and a close association with external full-service clinical and pathological labs. Casa Grande also offers mobile services to small animal, equine, and livestock Some of our top of the line equipment include an Ultrasound and endoscope, CO2 surgical laser, therapeutic K-Laser, Digital X-Ray and equine X-Ray.
Other Features include:
Convenient access to a full onsite pharmacy with a large inventory providing many preventative and therapeutic medicines.
Excellent surgical monitoring capabilities including a Vet Specs monitor, pulse oximetry, Heska Infusion Pumps, and isoflurane anesthesia
AVIMark computer system with terminals in every exam room and throughout the hospital
Pet Annual Wellness Plans (PAW Plans)
Dentistry ? Services Include Dental Treatments
Large Animal Care
External Parasite Prevention
Heartworm Prevention & Testing
Managing Veterinarian Job Summary
The Managing Veterinarian 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 Veterinarian 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 Veterinarian 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 Veterinarian 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/VMD 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/VMD) 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.
Casa Grande is located in the center of the Sun Corridor, 45 minutes south of Phoenix and an hour North of Tucson, a 5-hour drive to California or Las Vegas! The community is a very fast growing population of more than 50,000 full-time residents and about 15,000 part-time (winter) residents. This progressive city has retained its renowned small-town appeal and has experienced a growth rate of 92.6% in the past 10 years due to its superb business and residential climates, increasing retail and accommodation options, and lending itself to excellent schools, outstanding medical care, employment opportunities, affordable housing, and much more. Casa Grande is a ?Hot Market? with the median home value in 2017 reported to be $151,700. Many people who live here easily commute to work in the Tucson or Phoenix area.