Reporting directly to Chief Medical Officer, the Director of Medical Services is responsible for supporting all hospitals relative to Medical Services, MedVet initiatives, and overall hospital functions. A primary role will be to provide onboarding and support of Medical Services integration of new hospitals and expanding services, including the Interim Medical Director role, as needed. This individual will work directly with MedVet Hospitals to improve processes, profitability, and identify and implement local growth initiatives.
This full-time leadership position works collaboratively with each level of the MedVet organization to deliver our mission of Leading Specialty Healthcare for Pets. The Director must have a strong sense of culture and the ability to influence behavior and effectively manage change.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Medical Services Integration
Collaborate with the Director of Medical Services Integration to support the medical integration of new hospitals and departments into the MedVet culture and delivery of the MedVet Experience.
Act as Interim Medical Director to support hospitals, as needed
Provide on-site presence to identify and develop department medical leadership in new acquisitions.
Initiate and participate in Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) for key departments throughout MedVet
Establish a highly functional and collaborative network of Doctors
Foster partnership between local hospital leadership and the Medical Operations team to develop growth plans for departments.
Collaborate with local hospital leaders to support implementation and execution of Operational Plans
Recommends, acquires and maintains knowledge of organizational and local practice policies and procedures
Assesses and influences proper scheduling and optimization
Analyzes and interprets operational reports and identifies areas for improvement
Creates action plans, sets and manages goals, delegates tasks, and tracks metrics
Analyzes and improves systems, policies, and processes
Analyzes the financial health of departments and diagnoses issues
Applies balanced judgement to analysis of expense and revenue to provide value-based healthcare service
Fosters a culture that supports development of engaged and empowered employees across MedVet with a strong sense of team in each department
Assists in the development of a healthy partnership between Medical and Hospital Directors, Department Representatives, and HR Partners to effectively interview, hire, develop and address employee issues
Coaches and mentors doctors
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Our ideal candidate is a DVM with a minimum of 10 years’ experience in the veterinary industry with an emphasis on multisite experience. In addition, this position requires:
Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
Strong clinical background and knowledge of the veterinary industry
Ability to lead through influence, negotiate successful resolution to issues and drive consistency across hospitals
Consistently demonstrates our core values of Teamwork, Leadership and Compassion and the ability to develop strong cultures in each of our hospitals
Strong project management skills and knowledge of hospital management processes, efficiencies, standards, metrics, and benchmarks
Technology proficient with Microsoft Office Suite required and knowledge of veterinary hospital management software, such as EzyVet, preferred
Work remotely and travel 50-75% of the time (as appropriate)
Come as you are. MedVet is an equal opportunity employer. We are also a drug-free organization; therefore, employment with MedVet is dependent upon the passing of a drug screen and background check.
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Disclaimer: This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
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About MedVet Medical & Cancer Centers for Pets
MedVet is committed to delivering the highest quality, most compassionate specialty and emergency veterinary care available in the Nation. Our first priorities are the health and well-being of our patients and support for our clients and their family veterinarians.MedVet provides specialty practices for in-depth care and patient management as well as emergency services (available 365 days a year, 24 hours a day). Our staff provides expert specialized care in areas such as anesthesiology, cardiology, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, interventional radiology, medical oncology, neurology, ophthalmology, radiation oncology, radiology, rehabilitative services, and surgical services.Our doctors, technicians and specialists are the best and brightest in their fields, often serving as distinguished faculty and researchers as well as leading clinical experts. Our team puts great importance on collaborative care and we partner with your family veterinarian to ensure the best outcomes and the quality care that your pet deserves. We strive to be on the leading edge of veterinary medicine, and are consistently recognized nationally for our role in clinical trials. Veterinary clinical trials play a key role in improving patient care and advancing veterinary medicine.