Managing Veterinarian / Co-Ownership | Central Indiana
Kem Road Animal Hospital
January 10, 2018
Type & Experience Level:
Full Time - One to seven years
DVM or equivalent
Kem Road Animal Hospital is seeking a driven Managing DVM to join our growing practice
*Generous sign-on/retention bonus with relocation expenses offered to qualified candidates out of the area
Kem Road Animal Hospital is a large, multi-doctor small animal practice in Marion, IN (1.5 hours northeast of Indianapolis). Our full-service hospital provides progressive medical, surgical, and dental care, as well as boarding services, for the companion animals we serve. We house state-of-the-art laboratory and dental equipment, including digital radiography, and our physicians are supported by a full staff of highly trained RVTs and office personnel. We strive to stay progressive and practice exceptional medicine in a team culture of companion animal care and client service!
More information at kemroadanimalhospital.com
About Our Hospital
Two rooms for surgery, surgery prep/dental area, a treatment room, conference room and 4 exam rooms
In-house pharmacy and lab
X-ray and digital CR x-ray coming soon
IDEXX Catalyst DX & Lasercyte blood machine
Digital dental x-ray
Oxygen concentrator for in line oxygen
About Marion, Indiana
Our hospital is located about an hour from Indianapolis, Ft. Wayne, and Purdue University. Marion has a variety of restaurants, the Marion Public library & museum, and our award-winning hospital, Marion General Hospital. Indiana Wesleyan University, located on the south end of Marion, has been expanding recently and it has attracted many new businesses. We are also close to 2 reservoirs, Salamonie & Mississinewa, with activities like fishing, camping, hiking, horse-back riding, and boating readily available. There are numerous social organizations and a low cost of living. Our town is considered the “Christmas City, USA” and our light display at Christmas is very popular and attracts many visitors.
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.
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.
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.