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Veterinary Medical Director

Employer
BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital
Location
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Closing date
Jun 27, 2024

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Practice Area
Small Animal
Position Type
Veterinary Internist / Specialist
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Veterinary Hospitals / Corporate

Job Details

BluePearl Pet Hospital in Cedar Rapids, IA is seeking a collaborative, engaged, and passionate veterinary leader with several years of clinical experience to lead our team of emergency and specialty clinicians in the role of Medical Director. As Medical Director you will partner in leadership with hospital administration to create a sense of community and interact globally with the hospital and all clinicians. Using excellent communication and interpersonal skills, you will support veterinary partner relationships and enhance an engaging work environment for all by making a positive impact on the culture while cultivating an environment where medical quality stands out. We offer a competitive salary and relocation assistance.

Your primary responsibilities as Medical Director include upholding medical quality standards (patient care, client and referral veterinarian satisfaction, and patient safety), supporting quality and operational initiatives, fostering a clinician-driven culture and one that cultivates a learning environment, and clinician recruiting, engagement, and retention.

The ideal candidate needs to have an entrepreneurial spirt, be self-motivated, collaborative, and able to work harmoniously and effectively with other clinicians, staff and referring veterinarians. We have an incredible collaborative relationship with our referring veterinarians, so the right candidate must be willing to interact in a variety of ways including making personal visits to their practices, presenting CE programs, and discussing cases by phone.

There is dedicated paid administrative time off the floor to allow for success in creating a positive impact. This position may require weekend, overnight, and holiday availability.

Our BluePearl Cedar Rapids, IA was founded in 2005, our hospital opened with an emergency team and a board-certified surgeon. We have since added specialists board certified in internal medicine, dermatology and have a residency completed Criticalist. Our doctors work in partnership with primary care veterinarians to provide advanced diagnostics, treatments, and procedures. We are proud to offer advanced veterinary care, around the clock. We value a team approach to patient care so all our doctor's share information and consult with one another to ensure that our patients get the benefit of an integrative team of specialists.

Why choose BluePearl?

We are truly in this together. We work to provide exceptional specialty and emergency care for pets by supporting each other through our shared passion, knowledge, and talents.

To transform and lead the industry through innovative quality medicine and care, we emphasize the importance of continuous learning. We offer annual continuing education allowance, free continuing education sessions, our own BluePearl University for training, and access to over 2,000 medical journals.

Because we encourage Associate growth, you will be surrounded by a group of dedicated, experienced team members. All Associates are leveled by their skillset in our unique leveling program. We also focus on developing our Associates into leaders through talent development programs and leadership workshops.

We value your health and well-being as an Associate by providing you with the following benefits:
  • Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, parental leave, and floating holiday plans, 401(k) and life insurance options.
  • Company-paid Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Flexible work schedules.
  • A regional licensed social worker who can provide guidance, advice, and tips/tricks on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle while working in a fast-paced emergency and specialty care environment. In addition, access to 12 mental health care sessions annually at no charge to you, and other well-being resources through Lyra, an online mental health support platform.
  • Annual company store allowance.
  • Trupanion pet insurance and discounts to our associates for pet treatments, procedures, and food.
  • Free subscription to VetGirl, the number one veterinary CE resource for busy veterinary professionals. Free RECOVER Rescuer certification/re-certification and discounted Fear Free Certification.

The future is yours to create. We have a wide array of opportunities and growth paths within the organization and within Mars Vet Health. Including access Mars Center for Veterinary Excellence a platform for knowledge sharing across all Mars Veterinary Health business units. Step up, stand out, get involved, and put your mark on our amazing profession!

BluePearl is committed to a diverse work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, sexual orientation or affectional preference, or gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.

Why BluePearl? Because it is an exceptional place to work!

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