$75,000 Signing Bonus - Emergency Medical Director - Colorado Springs, Colorado
Uintah Pet Emergency
Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado
Type: Full Time
DVM or equivalent
Internal Number: 23056
Uintah Pet Emergency, an emergency/urgent care facility located in beautiful downtown Colorado Springs, CO, is expanding its team. We are seeking an experienced and passionate Medical Director to lead our dedicated team. At Uintah, we prioritize the human-animal bond for our patients and clients, while fostering a collaborative and supportive work environment for our staff.
Position Overview: The Medical Director's primary role is to ensure the delivery of high-quality, compassionate, and comprehensive veterinary care. This leadership position involves maintaining a positive, professional work environment and upholding the mission, vision, and values of the organization. Working closely with the Hospital Director, the Medical Director acts as a medical subject matter expert, oversees the medical team, and drives operational excellence.
Entrepreneurial Growth and Flexibility: The Medical Director at Uintah Pet Emergency has a unique opportunity to contribute to the strategic growth of the practice. We value an entrepreneurial spirit and encourage innovative ideas to enhance and expand our services. The position offers flexibility for the Medical Director to play a key role in shaping the future of the practice, identifying growth opportunities, and implementing initiatives that align with our mission and values.
Core Job Duties:
Medical and Service Quality:
Oversees provision of medical care, supporting innovation and cutting-edge practices.
Develops and maintains medical policies, including infection control and patient safety.
Investigates patient safety concerns and supports quality improvement initiatives.
Champions a patient and client-centric approach through policy development.
Addresses client and RDVM complaints professionally and in a timely manner.
Provides clinical leadership by example, ensuring high-quality medicine and outstanding client experiences.
Develops a team-oriented approach to patient care in collaboration with the Hospital Director.
Recruits and retains high-quality Veterinarians, overseeing engagement and turnover metrics.
Conducts annual performance evaluations and manages concerns regarding DVM performance.
Supports internal and external medical educational opportunities, mentorship, and development plans.
Community and Communication:
Ensures effective communication within the hospital and fosters positive relationships with referring veterinarians.
Monitors work email for pertinent information and maintains a respectful and inclusive hospital environment.
Represents the hospital at MDAC meetings and other leadership opportunities.
Hospital Operations and Compliance:
Manages hospital budget and Cap Ex process in partnership with the HD.
Identifies areas for growth and develops plans for new services.
Provides medical input into hospital development, marketing, and equipment selection.
Ensures timely and accurate completion of medical records and compliance with regulations.
Attends leadership training and maintains compliance with state and federal regulations.
DVM or equivalent degree.
Licensed to practice veterinary medicine in Colorado.
Excellent organizational, administrative, and leadership skills.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Previous administrative experience.
Minimum of five years of clinical practice experience.
Advanced leadership training.
Experience mentoring and teaching junior veterinarians.
Work, Life, Balance... be a doctor and enjoy life in Colorado!
Location: Uintah Pet Emergency is situated in downtown Colorado Springs, surrounded by the stunning landscapes of Pikes Peak and Garden of the Gods. Colorado Springs was voted #9 out of the top 150 of the best cities to live in the US by U.S. News and offers a vibrant community with access to outdoor activities and cultural attractions, making it a spectacular place to call home.
Competitive base salary (starting at $150,000, plus production, plus management compensation) with production for DVM shifts plus additional stipend for admin time worked.
401K with employer match.
Ample PTO and CE allowance.
Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits.
Signing bonus of up to $75,000!
Application Process: Applicants must be in good standing with a current Colorado veterinary license or applying to receive one. A strong work ethic, passion for emergency medicine, and the ability to work collaboratively are essential. Surgical experience or interest is a plus, and we are willing to mentor the right candidate.
Join us at Uintah Pet Emergency and experience the ideal work-life balance while providing exceptional veterinary care in one of the best places in the country!
Applicants must be in good standing with a current Colorado veterinary license or applying to receive one. A strong work ethic, passion for emergency medicine, and the ability to work collaboratively are essential. Surgical experience or interest is a plus, and we are willing to mentor the right candidate.
Ethos Veterinary Health (“Ethos”) consists of over 145 world-class specialty and emergency hospitals dedicated to advancing animal health and providing exceptional, compassionate care. With a network of over 2,000 specialty and emergency caregivers, Ethos brings together an integrated community of expertise and collaboration enabling continuous growth and learning. As one of the largest veterinary specialty networks, Ethos takes a scientific, evidence-based approach to lead the advancement of cutting-edge medicine to extend and improve the lives of pets. For more information, visit www.ethosvet.com. Ethos is the new, industry-leading community of legacy Ethos Veterinary Health, Compassion-First Pet Hospitals, SAGE Veterinary Centers, and NVA Specialty and Emergency hospitals.