Medical Director | Conejo Valley Veterinary Hospital
Conejo Valley Veterinary Hospital
Location: Thousand Oaks , California
Type: Full Time
DVM or equivalent
Internal Number: 19565
Conejo Valley Veterinary Hospital is seeking a veterinarian with leadership aspirations to come join our team as a Medical Director! Part ownership available!
Conejo Valley Veterinary Hospital is looking for an experienced veterinarian to partner with our team and lead our practice.
CVVH is 17,000 square foot state-of-the-art hospital. We are a progressive 24/7 general practice/emergency hospital with 12 plus doctors and over 100 support staff who strongly believe in compassion without judgment. Many of our veterinarians have special interests, including a strong emphasis on internal medicine and surgery. We see many species, with 20% of our patients being avian and exotic (although not all our veterinarians see exotic patients). Our mission at Conejo Valley Veterinary Hospital is “Where animals come first,” and we have an outstanding reputation in the community and online.
About the hospital:
Digital dental x-ray with two wet tables
Two state-of-art surgical suites
In-house lab (Idexx)
12 exam rooms
Separate isolation room
Specialized wards (intensive care, cat, exotics)
4-5 technician to DVM ratio
What we offer:
Annual leadership bonus as well as additional bonus incentives tied to hospital performance.
Opportunity for partnership/part ownership after 1 year year
Great work/life balance with 4-days a week and 10-hour days, including 90-minute lunches and scheduled block off times during the day.
Large multi-doctor practice who work together as a team
Opportunity to mentor new graduates through our bootcamp program
Competitive salary + sign on and retention bonuses with salary ranging from $200,000-$250,000
401k with matching
Health benefits (medical, dental, vision)
Continuing education allowance
License renewal and professional association memberships
The Medical Director is responsible for providing medical leadership for the hospital, managing Associate Veterinarians, and assuring regulatory compliance relating to the practice of veterinary medicine. The Medical Director 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 Medical Director is responsible for the financial performance and general operations of the hospital under the guidance of Divisional Leadership. In addition, the Hospital Manager and Medical Director 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/VMD 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
About Thousand Oaks:
We are located in Thousand Oaks, California, just minutes from Los Angeles. Thousand Oaks is a fun and family-friendly city conveniently located next to many amazing attractions. We are a short drive to Santa Barbara, Malibu, the mountains, and the beach. There is lots of open space with many miles of hiking and biking trails in the local area.
Candidate must be a graduate from an AVMA accredited college or have successfully passed the ECFVG certification program or the PAVE certification program
Questions before applying? Please reach out to Jake Osborn - Jake.Osborn@nva.com
NVA General Practice is a leading veterinary community of over 1,200 independently managed hospitals united in the love of animals and the people who love them. Committed to serving the needs of pet owners in local communities around the world, NVA General Practice is driven by a mission to improve the comfort and well-being of pets through progressive and compassionate care.
Our network of hospitals creates an integrated community of medical expertise and collaboration, enabling continuous growth and learning for our animal care teams.
For more information, visit www.nva.com.