Looking for a Medical Director for our 24/7 New York City Hospital
Location(s): New York City, NY (lower Manhattan) Compensation: Above market base compensation + Pro-Sal, sign on bonus, relocation coverage, and a comprehensive benefit package including healthcare, CE and PTO.
Pets Wellness Alliance has an immediate opening for a Medical Director in our 24/7 hospital opening soon in New York City. Our medical director will act as a leader in supporting all other medical personnel, including associate veterinarians, veterinary technicians, and assistants. This person will provide guidance as a mentor to develop the associate veterinarian(s) and clinical staff. This role will require confidence and proficiency in general practice medicine and surgery, emergency medicine, hospital management, leadership, and communication.
About The Company
Pets Wellness Alliance (PWA) is a veterinarian-founded team of animal lovers redesigning the pet wellness experience from vet to groom. We’re building an alliance of like-minded businesses that allow veterinarians to practice the best possible medicine with the best tools and teams. We seek to increase the convenience of high-quality medicine and wellness by integrating veterinary medicine, pet service businesses, and technology we make high quality medicine more convenient for customers. With a fast growing national veterinary and pet services platform the growth potential for PWA as well as your career opportunities are endless. We are creating a better way to work in veterinary medicine and offering options for a variety of positions. We care about our people as much as we do about the care and treatment of our patients and clients and are committed to the growth and development of our team. We have a comprehensive mentorship program as well as mental health and support programs for veterinary professionals at all career levels.
Pets Wellness Alliance is committed to being the preferred partner for the best veterinary professionals in the country and the top choice for pet wellness.
Why Join Right Now?
This position provides an opportunity to contribute in the growth and participate in the upside of a rapidly growing pet services platform. In this role you will achieve above market compensation, practice amazing medicine, and have a work life balance. Our medical teams focus on patient wellness and proactive medicine. We are passionate about high quality medicine and have a strong focus on dental care.
If you’re tired of high volume, corporate policies and want to practice high quality service and modern best practices, then apply now!
Our team is as committed to our people as we are the pets we care for. At PWA, you’re encouraged to take the time you need to be the best version of yourself. Flexible scheduling, a strong emphasis on mental health and work/life balance, professional mentorship relationships, cutting edge medical tools and technology, and continuing education opportunities are just a few reasons to join our growing pack!
Committed to practicing high quality medicine with an interest in continued development by learning new medical techniques and acquiring surgical and dental skills is essential.
Pro-actively seeks new information by staying up to date with research on new product information and innovative therapeutics.
Ensure medical protocols compliance with associate veterinarians.
Excellent, demonstrated medical and surgical skills are essential.
Proficiency in dentistry a must including surgical extractions and interpretation of dental x-rays.
Ensure that all doctors fully document patient medical records to support care offered and facilitate easy communication in multi-doctor setting.
Oversee and ensure proper management of controlled substance log and procedures.
Ensure all medical records are completed in a timely manner.
Teamwork & Efficiency
Ensure clear communication, establishing standardized processes and consistency.
Provide technical and functional supervision, including scheduling, approving time off, providing technical training, and providing employee feedback.
Communicate pertinent information to colleagues for efficient case management.
Assist management with recruitment, evaluation, and hiring of medical personnel.
Participating in meetings, discussions, and decisions regarding the strategy and operation of the practice.
Address any client concerns professionally.
Use client feedback resources to improve doctor performance.
Guide veterinarians in clearly communicating appropriate treatment options.
Continuing Education Responsibilities
Facilitate continuing education and training opportunities for the medical staff (including themselves) focusing on both areas of opportunity and areas of interest.
Review up to date medical journals and publications to learn more about new and innovative technologies.
Assist in maintaining the financial performance of the practice.
Identify areas to improve revenue, manage expenses, and coordinate protocol implementation with management.
Must have DVM OR VMD from an AVMA accredited institution.
License to practice veterinary medicine in the state of clinic location.
Veterinary license must be in good standing.
Minimum of 4 years' experience required.
DEA licensure is preferred.
Must have enthusiasm for continued learning and improvement, excellent communication skills, and a proactive approach.
Open to recent graduates and experienced practitioners for Associate Vet positions.
Additional Salary Information: Above market base compensation + Pro-Sal, sign on bonus, relocation coverage, and a comprehensive benefit package including healthcare, CE and PTO.
Internal Number: 1832
About Pets Wellness Alliance
Pets Wellness Alliance (PWA) is a veterinarian-founded team of animal lovers redesigning the pet wellness experience. We’re building an alliance of like-minded businesses that allow veterinarians to practice the best possible medicine with the best tools and teams. By integrating veterinary medicine, pet service businesses, and technology we make high quality medicine more convenient for customers.