Medical Director opportunity on the Texas Gulf Coast
Doddridge Animal Clinic in Corpus Christi, TX is looking for a Medical Director/Managing Veterinarian to join our growing team!
Looking to deliver quality pet care and treatment options at a well-respected hospital? Want to truly practice your own high-quality medicine without a faceless enterprise telling you how to do it? Enjoy building strong relationships with your clients instead of having to look at them as just another ‘visit’? Interested in working for a hospital that can provide excellent colleague and nursing support, progressive income, CE opportunities, medical and technological advancements? Then consider the chance to expand your career at Doddridge Animal Clinic near the sunny coastal beaches of Corpus Christi!
Doddridge is a 4 DVM practice that is focused on delivering high quality medicine and is looking for an experienced DVM to take the hospital to the next level. Currently practicing with digital x-ray, Philips Ultrasound, advanced dental equipment, and more. Your role as MDVM would be focused on driving best practice medicine, supporting DVMs in their professional growth, and growing the clinic’s presence in the Corpus community.
The hospital is backed by the rapidly growing NVA community of hospitals. Being a part of NVA provides deep expertise and a willingness to invest in the people while retaining our autonomy to practice the medicine we see fit. We’ve served the community for the past 41 years and are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventative health care and health-related educational opportunities for our clients. We strive to offer excellence in veterinary care to our Corpus Christi residents and those of the surrounding areas!
With sunshine approximately 255 days out of the year, Corpus Christi has an abundance of outdoor activities that are sure to fit any lifestyle. Downtown offers many amenities along the bay front and marina. Additionally, the veterinary profession enjoys an active local veterinary association known as the Coastal Bend VMA. We believe Corpus Christi is one of the most attractive regions in Texas to live and practice!
The Managing DVM 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 DVM is also responsible for creating an environment of teamwork in which quality medicine is delivered.
In partnership with the Hospital Manager, the Managing DVM is responsible for the financial performance of the hospital, preparing operating and capital budgets, and meeting budget expectations. In addition, the Hospital Manager and Managing DVM are responsible for directing staff and the overall management of the practice, under the direction of NVA Divisional Leadership.
Advancing Medical Care
Oversees surgical and medical cases for all doctors, insuring positive outcomes, accurate estimates, and client communication and education.
Maintains and improves the quality of medical and surgical procedures.
Answers client questions and concerns regarding medical and surgical procedures.
Oversight and direction of medical standards and quality of care.
Establishment of medical protocols.
Recommendation of hospital inventory.
Assure current licensure of all DVMs.
Documents the required hours of continuing education credits per calendar year and CE completion.
Oversees transfer of medical cases from doctor to doctor.
Leading Staff and Practice
Participates in the recruiting and interviewing process for DVMs, and when appropriate general staff members.
Monitors DVM performance and production.
Prepares DVM work schedules.
Develops and monitors hospital-specific client compliance protocols and procedures.
Participates in technician appraisal and counseling sessions by relaying appropriate information to the Hospital Manager.
Partners with the Hospital Manager to make hiring and termination recommendations.
Trains all medical staff, including the mentoring of new graduates.
Supports the Hospital Manager in the development and delivery of staff training programs.
Creates a positive work environment and works with the Hospital Manager to resolve staff problems, concerns, and conflicts.
In partnership with the Hospital Manager, develops a workplace conductive to high employee morale, ensuring positive working relationships between clients, doctors and staff.
Minimizes waste and controls costs relating to medical supplies, surgical instruments, and drug inventories.
Responsible for the financial performance of the hospital including revenue and hospital contribution growth, which includes managing all hospital expenses.
With the hospital team and supported by the Divisional Leadership, prepares an annual planning matrix, operating budget and capital budget.
Takes ownership for the revenue and success of the practice by monitoring key financial reports.
Growing the Practice
Partners with the Hospital Manager to drive patient visits and community involvement.
Capable of championing change and driving innovative programs in the hospital.
Monitors client service, marketing, and NVA growth initiatives
In partnership with the Hospital Manager, continually looks for ways to innovate operational practices that improve the growth of the practice.
Internal Number: 3722
About Doddridge Animal Clinic
To improve the comfort and well-being of pets by providing progressive and compassionate care. We develop a community of animal hospitals and pet resorts that share knowledge to achieve sustainable growth.