Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, MedVet is a facility that provides specialist healthcare services to pets. The services are rendered through a group of designated emergency care and specialist hospitals providing patients with the highest level of care and experience for the customers and veterinarians that are referred by the organization. The company is employee-owned and back by vets providing the best available emergency and speciality care services to your pets. With a mission to be a leader in healthcare services for pets, MedVet works on three salient values: Compassion, Teamwork, and Leadership. The speciality and emergent services rendered by the company include cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, emergency medicine, interventional radiology, surgery, and more. Across various department and areas of medical specialities, the company posts several open job vacancies on its website so that the potential candidates can apply for them and join their team.
Clinical & Medical Leadership Brook Park, Ohio
The Medical Director (MD) provides hospital leadership in dyad partnership framework with the Hospital Director (HD) to lead the Healthcare Team. The MD , who reports to a Regional Medical Director, is the local leader of Medical Services that oversees all specialty and emergency doctors. The MD promotes a culture that supports development of engaged and empowered employees, who deliver the MedVet Experience in a healthy and sustainable manner while living MedVet’s core values of Teamwork, Leadership and Compassion.
Successful dyad leadership provides representation of all employees, fosters diversity of thought, and leverages the variable experience and skill of our Medical Services and Clinical Services Teams. The MD directly supports doctors and the Health Care team directly, at each hospital and works collaboratively with each level of the MedVet organization to improve and sustain MedVet’s focus on evaluating, planning, and implementing the delivery of best in class healthcare to MedVet patients in support of our mission – Leading Specialty Healthcare for Pets.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Foster a Culture that supports development of Engaged and Empowered Employees as well as continuous improvement
- In partnership with the Hospital Director, serves as an overall leader for the hospital, directing both Emergency and Specialty services (Dyad Leadership). Successful Dyad Leadership provides representation of all hospital employees, provides diversity of thought, and leverages the variable experience and skill of our Medical Services and Clinical Services Teams.
- Lead and direct the Medical Services teams in the hospital, including doctor hiring, doctor onboarding, doctor development and employee issues , partnering with Clinical Services, HR, or other teams as needed . Continually evaluate hiring needs and opportunities for growth of the practice, working in partnership with the Medical Recruiting team.
- Responsible for doctor scheduling, department meetings, and other doctor-facing communications.
- Works with the Hospital Director to ensure the Clinical Services team has the resources and tools to deliver high-quality patient, client, and referral partner experience. This includes working with hospital director to ensure appropriate staffing as well as working with Operations & IT to ensure supplies, equipment, and technical tools are available and functioning.
- Works with the Hospital Director to manage overall hospital financial results, including inventory/supplies and other expenses.
- Work with Specialty and ER departments to develop and maintain systems for communication and handling of patients between departments, including transfers, after hour exams, and transport among hospitals.
- Assist in ensuring the practice complies with the State Veterinary Medical Practice Act, OSHA and AAHA standards.
- Work Collaboratively with the HD, Regional Medical Director (RMD) , VP of Clinical services and Finance to Prepare and Manage Hospital Budget and Capital Budget:
- Includes revenue budget, expense budget, profit and loss statements, and management of payroll to revenue
- Encourage participation of all depts. (doctors and clinical managers) in capital budget process
- Work with the RMD to Lead Operational Planning efforts and execution for the hospital on an annual basis.
- Participate in hospital and regional Results Management Meetings
- Ensure Referral Partner relationships are are strong and growing by fostering r a culture supportive of Referral Partner outreach and CE activities Oversee patient care issues and responses to clients and regulatory boards as needed.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
To become a medical director, individual should:
- Be a board-certified veterinary specialist or an experienced ER doctor; however, general practice veterinarians with appropriate leadership and management experience may be considered .
- Have at least five years of experience as a veterinarian, preferably in ER/specialty settings.
- Have the capability to effectively manage conflict in highly emotional situations with grace and maturity.
- Have experience as a department head/rep or similar leadership role.
You can count on MedVet to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all employees and applicants. Employment decisions are based on merit, qualifications, training, and overall experience and abilities. We do not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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