Valley Veterinary Emergency and Referral Center in Winchester, VA is looking for a Managing Emergency DVM to join our team. Our 13,000 sq ft facility houses 6 exam rooms, 3 surgical suites, and a state-of-the art ICU. A full array of diagnostic tools (including endoscopy, digital x-ray, a brand new ultrasound, and in-house laboratory) and well trained support staff enable our doctors to practice the highest quality medicine.
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 DVM is also responsible for creating an environment of teamwork in which quality medicine is delivered. In partnership with the Hospital Manager, the Managing DVM is responsible for the financial performance of the hospital, preparing operating and capital budgets, as well as meeting budget expectations. In addition, they are also responsible for directing staff and the overall management of the practice, under the direction of NVA Divisional Leadership.
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 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.
Outstanding benefits package for full time employees including health and dental insurance, life insurance, generous CE and PTO allowance, professional licenses and membership reimbursement (AVMA and VIN), and more.
Winchester is an independent city in Virginia located in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley. It is about an hour and a half drive into Washington, DC and under an hour into the Northern Virginia area. Winchester is a rapidly growing area that has now been included in the suburbs of Northern Virginia but still boosts a bit of a rural vibe. Experience all 4 seasons with gorgeous mountain views that allow excellent hiking opportunities as well as winter skiing close by. Experience the lower cost of living compared to the larger cities but still is within short driving distance of the larger cities.