Veterinarian Medical Director El Centro Pet Medical Center
El Centro Pet Medical Center
Location: Killeen, Texas
Type: Full Time
DVM or equivalent
El Centro Pet Medical Center is looking for a Medical Director for our busy 4-doctor small animal practice. We have veterinarians on staff that have an interest in surgery, have internal medicine experience, and work on exotic animals. Our clinic offers surgery, medicine, dentistry, and wellness services. We have in-house blood machines, digital radiography, ultrasound, medrx video otoscope, CO2 laser, and MLS laser.
No weekend shifts or emergency shifts as we have an emergency clinic close by. We offer a competitive salary plus production with no negative accrual.
The Medical Director is the leader of the hospital who partners with the practice manager, and hospital leadership team to effect positive change, growth, and development of the hospital. They are influential in the vision and direction of the hospital and are actively involved in fostering a positive culture while ensuring high standards of patient and client care.
Duties and Responsibilities
Promote the highest standards of medical care, and foster a collaborative, professional environment within the hospital
Work with the Practice Manager and Regional Support team to support the operational needs and financial goals of the hospital
Attend and participate in the hospital leadership planning meetings with completion of goals within assigned time frames
Attends current required Thrive Leadership and EQ courses within the first year of being Medical Director
Organize and attend monthly Doctor meetings. Oversee Doctor scheduling
Performance management of doctors, maintaining a regular cadence of one-on-one meetings to provide support, feedback, and coaching. Targeted coaching and mentorship of new graduates.
Lead doctor recruiting efforts and ensure onboarding and integration of new doctors into the hospital
Policy and protocol development with a focus on maintaining high standards of care in the hospital and optimizing workflow
Ensure compliance with the Thrive Controlled Drug Policy, and state and federal controlled drug requirements.
Ensure compliance with OSHA regulations and recommendations with the support of the hospital safety committee
Monitor and oversee Doctor KPIs and financial data to achieve budget performance and goals in collaboration with the practice manager
Work to develop client relationships with the practice including handling complaint review and mitigation
Maintain excellent relationships with referring veterinarians with outreach and communication
Job Qualifications and Requirements
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine or equivalent from an accredited university with a license to practice in the state of Texas
Maintain DEA registration as required by the Controlled Substances Act
Should have a minimum of 3 years of practice experience
Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and strong written and oral communication skills. Must possess sound medical reasoning skills and strong medical ethics.
Industry Leading Benefits!
Employer-sponsored 401(k) match
Employer-sponsored health savings account (HSA) match
Flexible spending accounts
Employer-sponsored life insurance
Supplemental life and disability insurance
Legal & identity theft plans
Paid personal time off
Paid parental leave
Paid CE time off
Generous CE discretionary fund
Subsidized backup care & family carebenefits
A veterinary-specific employee assistance program
Fertility/Adoption/Surrogacy support and discounts
A very generous veterinary service discount for your pets
We celebrate and embrace the uniqueness and diversity of all of our team members, pet parents, and pets. We strive to create a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture where all team members belong and feel empowered.