We are seeking a progressive Managing Veterinarian / Medical Director for our general practice in State College, Pennsylvania. This position also offers an opportunity for joint ownership. Our ownership opportunities are available for the right candidate who is looking for both long-term stability and financial reward.
Animal Medical Hospital of State College is hiring a diligent and driven Managing Veterinarian / Medical Director. You will be responsible for providing medical leadership for a team of collaborative veterinarians and crafting an environment that fosters both teamwork and quality medicine. You will also partner with the Hospital Manager to ensure the success and growth of the hospital and collaborate with Divisional Leadership to accomplish hospital goals.
Animal Medical Hospital serves Ferguson Township in addition to surrounding townships in Centre County. We provide primary veterinary care including: wellness/preventative care, general surgery, orthopedic surgery, ultrasound services, comprehensive dental procedures, and oral surgery. In addition to dogs and cats, we offer services to a variety of exotics including reptiles, avians, pocket pets, rabbits, ferrets, etc.
The ideal candidate possesses a passion for the veterinary field, and previous leadership experience is preferred. Our facility primarily provides general veterinary care to traditional companion animals, but a candidate who specializes in exotics is a plus. We are seeking a candidate that can combine his or her knowledge and skills to grow our practice and enhance our hospital culture with a positive attitude and collaborative work style.
Animal Medical Hospital has: 6 exam rooms • Large, open treatment area with post-operative recovery • Surgery suite • Dental suite • Digital dental radiographs and high-speed dental unit • Ultrasound suite • Radiology suite • In-house lab • In-house pharmacy • Dedicated feline, canine and exotic waiting rooms • Dedicated feline, canine and exotic wards • Avimark veterinary software • IDEXX Reference Lab partnership • Online pharmacy • Online booking
Your duties will include: coordinating cases to ensure positive outcomes, developing accurate estimates, fostering excellent client communication, establishing hospital protocols, and leading staff members in education and performance.
The Managing Veterinarian/Medical Director will maintain medical protocols, assure current licensure of all Veterinarians, document required continuing education hours per calendar year and oversee appropriate transfer of medical cases.
Financial Responsibilities – In partnership with the Hospital Manager, the Managing Veterinarian/Medical Director is responsible for the financial performance of the hospital. Responsibilities include:
Preparing operating and capital budgets and meeting budget expectations
In tandem with the Hospital Manager, directing staff and the overall management of the practice, under the direction of NVA Divisional Leadership.
Managing of the hospital’s revenue, expenses and preparing an annual planning matrix.
Ownership for the revenue and success of the practice by monitoring key financial reports.
Team Leadership and Management – As a leader the Managing Veterinarian/Medical Director will participate in the recruiting and interviewing process for Veterinarians and support staff members when appropriate. The Managing Veterinarian/Medical Director will monitor the performance of Associate Veterinarians, prepare their work schedules, and develop compliance protocols. The Managing Veterinarian/Medical Director will coordinate training of all medical staff including mentorship of new graduates.
Additional leadership responsibilities of this role include:
Growing the Practice – as the Managing Veterinarian/Medical Director at Animal Medical Hospital of State College you will be joining an amazing team of veterinarians and support staff. A willingness and drive to grow the practice is a crucial component of this role. The Managing Veterinarian/Medical Director will partner with the Hospital Manger to drive patient visits and community involvement by championing change and driving innovation. The Managing Veterinarian/Medical Director will monitor client service, marketing and NVA growth initiatives.
Highly competitive base salary + bonus opportunities
Health, dental and vision coverage
Life Insurance, Short term/Long Term Disability
Covered 100% liability insurance
401 (K) plan plus match
Paid vacation and sick time
Continuing Education days and monetary allowance
Paid State License and DEA License
Paid professional dues/fees
Surrounded by the beautiful mountains of Central Pennsylvania, Animal Medical Hospital of State College is located in Ferguson Township, Centre County just minutes from downtown State College, home of Penn State University. State College was ranked as No. 1 as the lowest stress city in the United States by Psychology Today and Money magazine. State College was rated 5th as best place to live amongst northeast small cities.