South Temecula Veterinary Hospital in Temecula, CA is seeking an Managing DVM to join our practice.
South Temecula Veterinary Hospital is an established, busy yet fun 4 doctor small animal practice located in scenic Temecula Valley, a short distance from wine country. We provide health care, surgical and boarding services 7 days a week and are closed most major holidays. We pride ourselves on providing individualized service, exceeding medical standards, and allowing the flexibility for each doctor to practice with flexible protocols.
IDEXX telemedicine services including radiology consults, ECG, and ultrasound
Isoflurane anesthesia with SpO2, ECG, BP monitoring
Two dental stations with digital dental radiography
Dedicated surgery suite with CO2 laser
Mobile specialists in area include: surgery, ultrasound, cardiology; other nearby specialty hospitals for referrals that cannot be accommodated in-house
CE opportunities for all staff
No after-hours on-call ? we refer to one of 2 local emergency hospitals after hours
About Temecula, CA:
You?ll never be bored with the host of activities affluent yet affordable Temecula has to offer, all with a cost of living 5.1% below the California average! A popular tourist destination with a population just over 100,000, Temecula hosts many wineries and vineyards, spas and resorts, golf courses, casinos, shopping, wonderful restaurants, and famous Old Town! Stunning San Diego is just 60 miles south and Los Angeles only 90 miles northwest. With a Mediterranean climate and 276 days of sunshine per year, outdoor opportunities abound with nearby lakes, hiking trails, mountains, camping, and even skiing/snowboarding at Big Bear! SoCal's famous beaches are less than an hour away for those who prefer to get their kicks at sea level with cruises, whale watching, surfing, sailing, or deep sea fishing. Raising a family? Temecula boasts many parks and trails, youth sports, and its schools are consistently ranked as having the highest Academic Performance Indices within Riverside County.
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 Veterinarian 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 Veterinarian 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 Veterinarian 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/VMD 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/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
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.