Yokayo Veterinary Center located in Ukiah, CA is seeking an Associate DVM to join our practice.
Yokayo Veterinary Center is a 5-doctor, AAHA accredited, small animal exclusive hospital. The practice utilizes general digital radiography, digital dental radiography, ultrasound with cardiac capability (Toshiba Nemio), full orthopedic instrumentation, K-Laser therapy, endoscopy and cryosurgery. Practice days are Monday through Saturday, with doctors rotating through appointments and surgery. Competitive salary with production pay, medical insurance, 401K and generous CE stipend. Seeking an enthusiastic professional associate, with a positive attitude and good people skills.
ABOUT THE HOSPITAL:
Digital general x-ray with Telemed consultations
Digital dental x-ray
Ultrasound with cardiac capability (Toshiba Nemio)
Full orthopedic instrumentation
Basic and specialized dental instrumentation and supplies with a strong interest in routine dentistry, bonding, endodontics (root canals), guided tissue regeneration, and composite restorations
About Ukiah Valley, CA:
Yokayo Veterinary Center is located within Ukiah Valley, 2 and ½ hours north of San Francisco. Ukiah is considered part of the greater viticulture area of Northern California, with orchards, vineyards and wineries located throughout Mendocino County. It is only a short drive to the redwoods and the coastal towns of Fort Bragg, Mendocino and Caspar. Ukiah boasts several fine restaurants, Mendocino Brewing Co., and is home to boutiques and superstores.
The Managing Doctor 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 Doctor is also responsible for creating an environment of teamwork in which quality medicine and exceptional client service are delivered.
In partnership with the Hospital Manager, the Managing Doctor is responsible for the financial performance and general operations of the hospital under the guidance of Divisional Leadership. In addition, the Hospital Manager and Managing Doctor are responsible for cultivating a supportive and collaborative team environment.
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.
Equal Employment Opportunity
It is the policy of the company to afford equal opportunities to all applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, non-disqualifying disability or status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran.
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 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.