Medical Director / Managing Veterinarian - General Practice
Viewmont Animal Hospital
Location: Hickory, North Carolina
Type: Full Time
DVM or equivalent
Internal Number: 8835
We are seeking a team-oriented and enthusiastic Medical Director / Managing Veterinarian - GP to join our team at Viewmont Animal Hospital in Hickory, North Carolina!
**Generous Sign-On Incentives!!
**Up to $145k Base Salary as MDVM (varies based on qualifications/experience)
**Great work-life balance!!
Viewmont Animal Hospital is a well-established, full service primary care animal hospital located in the foothills of North Carolina -- we recently celebrated our 60th Anniversary of serving the Hickory community! Viewmont Animal Hospital provides comprehensive medical, surgical, and dental care in a clean, and modern facility. The Viewmont team delivers an exceptional experience, whether for a wellness exam or an emergency procedure. With a strong focus on client education and the best use of technological advances in veterinary medicine and service, the team at Viewmont provides consistent, thorough, and most of all, compassionate care to all pets entrusted to us. You will routinely find our doctors spending extra time with our clients and not just educating them, but building lasting relationships and treating their pets like their own.
Hickory, North Carolina is for those seeking an active lifestyle in a creatively focused, well-rounded community. Hickory is ideally situated, an hour from Charlotte, and an hour from Asheville at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains, along I-40. Well known for its festivals and community events, Hickory maintains a rich heritage of craftsmanship in furniture making and antiques, with Hart Square Museum dedicated to showcasing that quality and attention to detail, as well as a solid reputation in stock car racing circles (it is the home of Hickory Motor Speedway). Hickory is famous as a gateway to mountain adventures, a wide variety of dining experiences, beautiful lakes, and easy access to the urban centers of Charlotte and Winston-Salem. Hickory is Life. Well Crafted!
Attractive PTO and a rotating schedule which will provide a healthy work-life balance from large blocks of days off, including weekends and no on-call hours required
$4,000 in CE and in addition we will pay for Licensing, DEA, dues & fees
Opportunity to provide new services to our community- Viewmont Animal Hospital supports the CE interests of our Veterinarians!
In order to provide top notch quality medicine, we are equipped with large exam rooms and a dedicated surgical suite along with all the bells and whistles including a full array of diagnostic tools and services including:
Digital Dental Radiography
A fully stocked pharmacy
In-house lab equipment
2 chemistry analyzers
1 hematology analyzer
Medical Director Leadership Qualities, Responsibilities & Qualifications:
We are looking for someone who will foster a positive, supportive environment that will encourage learning and collaboration across our team. We want someone who instills teamwork! You should be passionate about providing quality medicine, client education, and exceptional service to our loyal clientele.
Advancing Medical Care
Oversee surgical and medical cases for all doctors, ensuring positive outcomes, accurate estimates, and client communication and education
Answer client questions and concerns regarding medical and surgical procedures
Provide oversight and direction of medical standards, quality of care and inventory
Establish medical protocols
Oversee 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
Participate in recruiting and interviewing process for Doctors, and when appropriate general staff members
Be passionate about Mentoring other Associates
Monitor Doctor performance and production
Participates in technician appraisal and medical counseling sessions
Ensure 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
Drive revenue and contribute to hospital growth, including managing hospital expenses
Assist in the preparation of an annual planning strategy, operating budget and capital budget
Monitors key financial reports
Drives patient visits and encourages community involvement
Embrace change and support interests within the hospital
Monitors client service, marketing, and growth initiatives
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 of North Carolina
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
At Catoctin Veterinary Clinic our goal is to provide high quality veterinary care in a manner compassionate to both you and your pet. We believe that by acting in a pro-active manner, we will be able to maintain and extend the quality of your pet’s life. In order to achieve these goals, we emphasize client education and preventive medicine. We strive to make your visit the best, and to build a lasting relationship. We love what we do here and it truly shows in the quality of medicine we provide.