Job Reference: 00102

Managing Veterinarian

  • Dublin, California, USA
  • Permanent / Full Time
  • Alex Foden

We are looking for an experienced Veterinarian to join and lead a highly skilled team. The ideal candidate for this position will have a passion for feline friends, surgery and highly experienced in dentistry. Someone who is confident and hardworking, team-oriented, an effective communicator and collaborates with the team members to provide the highest quality care to their patients. They feel fortunate to provide the high standards of service that they do in the community, while still being able to take advantage of all that the Bay Area has to offer.

About the hospital:

  • A 3-doctor progressive practice that offers state-of-the-art medical care
  • Highly focused on DENTISTRY and Preventative Wellness care
  • Equipment includes:
    • Digital x-ray
    • Digital Dental Radiographs
    • Complete in-house laboratory, as well as Idexx referral lab
    • Brand new LOGIQ V5 Vet Forward series Ultrasound system
    • Dedicated surgery suite
    • Brand new compute and phone system


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

Financial Responsibilities

  • 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

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