Join Our Pack as a Medical Director and Practice the Way You Want to Practice at Animal Farm Pet Hospital in San Francisco, CA
Step into a leadership role that combines your passion for veterinary medicine with your ability to guide a dedicated team and your desire to run a practice the way you want. At Animal Farm Pet Hospital, we're looking for an experienced, dynamic, and compassionate Medical Director to take this practice and make it their own. Want to own your own practice but it seems like a lot of risk? We're offering shares in our practice and a comprehensive support network, so you can have the freedom of ownership without the investment. Have specific views on packages, pricing, processes and procedures? We will support you in making changes so that Animal Farm reflects your style and values. steer our hospital, ensuring quality medical care, great client experience, and a motivated, productive team.
Animal Farm is a busy hospital in the Outer Mission neighborhood, bringing quality medical care to pets in the area. At this time, we are using doctors from our sister hospital to staff the hospital, but have a new doctor starting in September and a plan to hire one more in addition to the MD role. We have plans in place that are waiting for the MD's input - a full overhaul of our invoice items/packages and pricing, building an aggressive well care dental program, and building an in-house training program with a path for our assistants to become RVTs. There is an experienced Practice Manager and Lead RVT already in place and waiting to collaborate.
As part of the United Veterinary Care Partner hospital network, we maintain our individuality while benefiting from a network of support. You've likely heard platitudes like this before, but at UVC, they actually believe in supporting YOUR vision of YOUR hospital. They believe in empowering our hospital teams to create fulfilling careers while offering great patient care. You will be the leader of your hospital, alongside the Practice Manager, and the ones who drive the identity and values you want to support. Partnering with UVC is the perfect balance of autonomy and support, allowing you to have ownership of your practice and giving you the support to be your best.
Your responsibility will be twofold: leading and nurturing our team and caring for our patients.
Partner with the Practice Manager and Lead RVT to define the Identity and Values of the hospital
Champion great client service, from pet health education to resolving client medical concerns promptly.
Detect potential barriers and opportunities, formulating strategies for seamless hospital operations.
With the Operations Advisor and Practice Manager, oversee recruitment, training, development, and if necessary, disciplinary actions.
Contribute to annual planning, budgeting, and hospital productivity levels.
Collaborate with the Practice Manager and Lead RVT on the empathetic leadership and strong operational management of the hospital.
Establish trust and compliance with clients through effective preventive care, diagnostic workups, thorough treatment plans, and follow-up visits
Communicate diagnoses and treatment plans effectively to hospital team and clients
Demonstrate integrity and ethics in all actions and behaviors
Routine veterinarian duties
Who We're Looking For
DVM/VMD required, MBA or other advanced degree, a plus.
A licensed veterinarian in good standing or eligibility for licensure with the state veterinary board.
Minimum of 2 years of clinical experience required, with 1+ years coaching associate doctors.
Comprehensive understanding of operations, management training, budgeting, and key performance indicators (KPI's). Experience with acquisitions in the veterinary and/or healthcare industry is preferred.
Strong skills in operations, management training, recruiting, interviewing, and time management.
Ability to conduct analyses of weekly, monthly, quarterly reviews of financial results, KPI’s and other required data.
Proven ability to develop strong collaborative relationships and deliver significant business results.
Excellent communication skills, in written and oral formats, across various situations and audiences.
Positive attitude, resilience, and adaptability to changes, processes, and structure.
Join Us and Make a Difference
Comprehensive benefits, continuing education, and leadership support are just part of what we offer here at Animal Farm and UVC. We are also offering you the chance to make a difference in your community, help pets get the care they need, develop the next generation of veterinarians with your values and knowledge, and truly develop this hospital into your dream practice.
Compensation Base salary range is $200,000-$280,000 with production bonus. $50k sign on bonus available! Relocation packages available!
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