Brightwood Animal Hospital is seeking a Managing Veterinarian
We are a progressive, small animal (dogs & cats) hospital serving an affluent demographic area in east Mentor, Ohio. Brightwood Animal Hospital has provided high-quality veterinary care and grooming services to the local community for over 30 years. Our current 4 doctor practice provides comprehensive medical, surgical, and dental care in a professional and team-focused environment. Our competitive compensation package includes: Health/Dental/Vision Insurance, Liability Insurance, Vacation Days, Holidays, Professional Association Dues, Annual Licensing, and CE Allowance.
No Call, No After-hour Emergencies, Closed Sundays!
Flexible Scheduling for a positive work/life balance
Digital Dental Radiology
Dedicated Surgical Suite & Licensed Technicians
Rotating Boarded Orthopedic Surgeon
In-House Lab Equipment
Brand New Computers and Work Stations
Acupuncture/Chiropractic Medicine available for referral locally
Nearby Emergency Hospitals
And much more!
About Mentor, Ohio
Our hospital is located just East of Cleveland and surrounded by many wonderful local restaurants and stores to explore. Throughout the year, our community offers numerous festivals, craft shows, and events to attend. We are near two excellent park systems (Lake Metroparks & Geauga Park District) as well as the lake and local waterways which offer outdoor recreational activities and great fishing opportunities. In addition to everything Mentor has to offer, downtown Cleveland is only minutes away for additional night life. We are fortunate that our area offers excellent school systems, and the hospital is only 45 minutes from the nearest airport and within 15-20 minutes from our local hospital.
Managing Veterinarian Job Summary
The Managing Doctor 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 Doctor 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 Managing Doctor is responsible for the financial performance and general operations of the hospital under the guidance of Divisional Leadership. In addition, the Hospital Manager and Managing Doctor 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.
Participates in technician appraisal and medical counseling sessions.
Ensures 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.
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.
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 Ohio
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.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 7630
About Brightwood Animal Hospital
The veterinary profession isn’t like any other—it’s the only field predicated on the love of a patient who can’t tell you what’s hurting and can only look to you for help. It takes a special kind of person to do that job, or the jobs supporting that job. NVA doesn’t create those special people—we find them, cultivate them, and give them resources and opportunities to do what only they can do. Whether treating patients, managing a pet resort, or serving hospitals from NVA’s Support Center, NVA’s animal professionals are caring people, united by a love of animals. NVA is proud to honor that connection and is committed to serving our team members by providing them with the tools, support, and freedom to be the professionals they’ve always wanted to be.