Medical Director | Everett, WA

National Veterinary Associates Everett , WA 98201

Posted 1 week ago

Job Description

Diamond Veterinary Hospital in Everett, WA is looking for a LEADER.

Our beloved Dr. Michael Longoni is ready to pass the leadership torch to the next valued Medical Director of our team. He has led us with dedication, compassion, and innovation since 2016, and is now planning to stay with us in an associate capacity, but also enjoy a little more time at home in his garden, with his pups and his family.

This is a dynamic chance for a veterinarian with a desire to support and develop an established team, in an engaging environment, with the guidance of a knowledgeable mentor at their disposal. Our clinic gets the best of both worlds, as we provide Emergency and General Practice medicine. Our team is highly skilled, fast-paced, committed to continued development, and client focused.

When you join Diamond, you get to stay true to the values that are important to you as a doctor and member of the greater community. Our staff is fun, caring, loyal and supportive. We are a nine doctor, AAHA accredited team working together in a positive environment with professional and experienced support staff. We are committed to providing high-quality care, and we focus on work, life, and family balance. Our hospital is well-equipped and our staff enjoys the benefits of flexible scheduling, along with:

  • Compensation projection of $150K + (we pay with a pro-sal model that allows for diligent work ethic to be rewarded consistently)

  • Signing and retention bonuses upon contract commitment

  • Full Benefits including health care, dental coverage and a 401K with match

  • Flexible scheduling and Paid Time Off (3 weeks+ Vacation time)

  • Variety of Caseload - we see small animal, GP and ER cases

  • Annual commitment to Continued Education (time and cost coverage) & continued Professional Development

  • Annual Leadership Bonus

About our hospital:

  • Remodeled in 2018, we have eight exam rooms, a large treatment area with five treatment tables, a "quiet room", isolation facilities, separate radiography and ultrasound rooms, a dental suite, and a surgical suite.

  • Have access to a surgical laser, 2 ultrasound machines, digital dental radiography, digital tabletop radiography, a full complement of IDEXX in house lab analyzers, steam autoclave and gas sterilization, ultrasonic dental scaler, high-speed handpieces, and we now have in house cortisol testing.

  • Join a team of collaborative doctors who enjoy supporting all patients through illnesses with services that include IV fluid support, oxygen therapy, critical care monitoring, emergency surgical services, and blood transfusions.

Job Summary

The MEDICAL DIRECTOR is responsible for providing medical leadership for the hospital, managing associate veterinarians, and assuring regulatory compliance relating to the practice of veterinary medicine. The Medical Director 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 Medical Director is responsible for the financial performance and general operations of the hospital under the guidance of Divisional Leadership. In addition, the Hospital Manager and Medical Director 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.

o Provides oversight and direction of medical standards.

o Creates/revises Standards of Care as needed.

o Evaluates medical protocols.

o Creates goals to increase compliance and to narrow the Health Care Gap.

  • Participates in technician appraisal and medical counseling sessions.

  • Ensures all medical staff receive applicable training.

  • Supports the Hospital Manager with staff training programs and tracking CE and DVM licensure.

Financial Responsibilities

  • 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.

NVA is a growing community of general practice clinics, emergency hospitals, equine practices, specialty hospitals, and pet resorts across five countries. Our doctors and animal care teams share best practices, medical knowledge, innovation, and insights. This collaborative approach allows each individual practice and pet resort to do what they do best: service their local community with compassionate, best-in-class care and medicine, to enhance the lives of the animals they love while backed by the support, stability, and leadership of NVA.

NVA offers a comprehensive benefits program including medical, dental, vision, a 401k with employer match, paid time off (including sick time) for all eligible employees. For positions based in Colorado, NVA provides eligible employees with paid sick and safe leave and public health emergency leave in accordance with the requirements of Colorado's Healthy Families and Workplaces Act.

NVA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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