ABQ PetCare in Albuquerque, New Mexico seeks a Managing Veterinarian to join our team! We are a fast-paced, progressive 3-DVM practice seeing small animals and exotics. ABQ PetCare provides walk-in/emergency appointments during our working hours and refers to emergency clinics after hours. We have a staff that is committed to teamwork and have undergone formal veterinary assistant education and/or are registered veterinary technicians.
About the Hospital
Digital radiography and radiologist interpretation services.
Digital Dental radiology
New dental machine and dental equipment
Exotic medical services (training and continuing education available)
Ultrasound and telemedicine
Radiofrequency surgical laser
Class IV therapeutic lasers (Companion Laser)
Advanced anesthetic monitoring equipment: Sevoflurane anesthesia, Cardell unit, Capnography, PulseOx, Oscillometirc blood pressure and Doppler, Esophageal stethoscope
Located in the middle of the Land of Enchantment, ABQ PetCare is in the heart of historic Albuquerque, New Mexico. ABQ PetCare is located in Albuquerque?s Northeast Heights and is within minutes of two veterinary referral practices, major brand shopping centers, restaurants, sporting events, etc. We provide quality veterinary care for a caring, affluent community. Albuquerque is home to the International Balloon Fiesta, multiple state parks, hiking, skiing and day travel. Experience the dunes of White Sands National Monument, take a ride down old Route 66, encounter some aliens in Roswell, visit the ruins of Chaco Canyon, camping at Elephant Butte Lake, or stay the weekend in Santa Fe. Albuquerque, NM is a diverse city with a diverse demographic as well as steady economic growth and development, reasonable cost of living, over 310 days of sunshine/year, rich in culture and community and is one of America?s hidden treasures.
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 in which applicant is to be employed.
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.
Equal Employment Opportunity
It is the policy of the company to afford equal opportunities to all applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, non-disqualifying disability or status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran.