We are seeking a team oriented and enthusiastic Managing Veterinarian to join our team at Viewmont Animal Hospital in Hickory, North Carolina!
Viewmont Animal Hospital is a well-established, full service primary care animal hospital located in the foothills of North Carolina. Viewmont Animal Hospital provides comprehensive medical, surgical, and dental care in a clean, and modern facility. The Viewmont team delivers an exceptional experience, whether for a wellness exam or an emergency procedure. With a strong focus on client education and the best use of technological advances in veterinary medicine and service, the team at Viewmont provides consistent, thorough, and most of all, compassionate care to all pets entrusted to us. You will routinely find our doctors spending extra time with our clients and not just educating them, but building lasting relationships and treating their pets like their own.
Hickory, North Carolina is for doers and makers seeking a well-rounded community, located an hour from Charlotte and Asheville at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains, along I-40, where a collective spirit of craftsmanship strengthens any endeavor with detail, artistry, and quality. Hickory is Life. Well Crafted!
**Generous Sign-On Bonus**
As a Managing Veterinarian at Viewmont Animal Hospital, you will receive:
Generous Base Salary + production
Choice of Incentive(s): Student Loan Repayment Plan, Retention Bonus, Sign-On Bonus, Health Insurance Reimbursement, Vacation Allowance, Relocation Assistance or Donation to a charity of your choice!
Attractive PTO and a rotating schedule which will provide a healthy work-life balance from large blocks of days off, including weekends and no on-call hours required
$4,000 in CE and in addition we will pay for Licensing, DEA, dues & fees
Opportunity to provide new services to our community- Viewmont Animal Hospital supports the CE interests of our Veterinarians!
In order to provide top notch quality medicine, we are equipped with large exam rooms and a dedicated surgical suite along with all the bells and whistles including a full array of diagnostic tools and services including:
Digital Dental Radiography
A fully stocked pharmacy
In-house lab equipment
o 2 chemistry analyzers
o 1 hematology analyzer
o 1 SediVue
Medical Director Leadership Qualities, Responsibilities & Qualifications:
We are looking for someone who will foster a positive, supportive environment that will encourage learning and collaboration across our team. We want someone who instills teamwork! You should be passionate about providing quality medicine, client education, and exceptional service to our loyal clientele.
Advancing Medical Care
Oversee surgical and medical cases for all doctors, ensuring positive outcomes, accurate estimates, and client communication and education
Answer client questions and concerns regarding medical and surgical procedures
Provide oversight and direction of medical standards, quality of care and inventory
Establish medical protocols
Oversee 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
Participate in recruiting and interviewing process for Doctors, and when appropriate general staff members
Be passionate about Mentoring other Associates
Monitor Doctor performance and production
Participates in technician appraisal and medical counseling sessions
Ensure 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
Drive revenue and contribute to hospital growth, including managing hospital expenses
Assist in the preparation of an annual planning strategy, operating budget and capital budget
Monitors key financial reports
Drives patient visits and encourages community involvement
Embrace change and support interests within the hospital
Monitors client service, marketing, and growth initiatives
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 of North Carolina
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