Specialist Medical Director, $STOCK$

Location
East Syracuse, New York
Salary
DOE - highly competitive
Posted
Nov 29, 2021
Closes
Feb 27, 2022
Practice Area
Small Animal
Position Type
Manager / Director
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Private Practice

Description

Are you an experienced specialist seeking to expand your career into an administrative role?  Do you possess strong leadership and communication skills that empower staff and enable positive change?  Do you thrive in an environment where challenges are perceived as opportunities for growth?  If you answer "yes" to any of these questions, you should consider joining us.

The Veterinary Medical Center of Central NY is a 18,000 sq ft hospital (with plans for upcoming expansion) that currently offers 24 hour emergency in addition to Internal Medicine, Surgery, Oncology, Radiology, Cardiology, Nutrition, Anesthesiology and Critical Care. In addition, within the VMC exists CARE, a complementary rehabilitation and pain management center. The CC Service has its own technical team to ensure efficient case management and clinician support. Attached to the VMC is an IDEXX reference laboratory, which enables accurate test results with a fast turnaround time for hospitalized patients.

We are seeking an experienced specialist to serve as the hospital Medical Director.  This position is 2/3 administrative, 1/3 clinical.

Administrative responsibilities as Medical Director include, but not limited to, the following:

  • Develops, approves and ensures our standards of care are upheld
  • Oversees veterinarians in regards to procedures, performance and ethics
  • Maintains a high level of organization and ability to complete multiple projects in a timely manner
  • Oversees laboratory equipment quality control, infection control
  • Develops and promotes a team approach towards problem solving
  • Maintains integrity at all times and serves as a mentor and role model for colleagues and staff
  • Approves new medication requests

 Skill Set Desired:

  • Great communicator with clients and staff.
  • Calm under pressure.
  • Flexible – willing to adjust to change in a positive manner.
  • Team player – willing to work with other clinicians and staff to support the needs of the practice.
  • Balanced – wants to have work-life balance.

  Community Outreach:

  • Participate with animal cruelty cases and patients whose owners qualify for Emergency Relief fund.

Benefits

  • Robust, competitive benefits package that includes stock options

Requirements

  • NY State Licensed to Practice Veterinary Medicine
  • Diplomate in good standing from applicable specialty college

Preferred

  • 4+ years experience in management role
  • Formal Leadership Training/education/Continuing education
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and positive response to coaching
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with clients, colleagues, and support staff.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, including conflict management and relationship building
  • Calm under pressure.
  • Flexible – able to compromise; willing to adjust to change in a positive manner.
  • Team player – willing to work with other clinicians and staff to support the needs of the practice
  • Maintains integrity at all times and serves as a mentor and role model for colleagues and staff
  • Balanced – embraces healthy work-life balance.
  • Manages change successfully
  • Practices mindful leadership
  • Excellent organizational skills, able to complete multiple projects in a timely manner
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize business principles and systems thinking

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