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Medical Director

Austin, Texas
Signing Bonus, Competitive Salary, Student Loan Repayment, Paid Parental Leave, PTO, and more!
Closing date
Jul 22, 2024

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Practice Area
Small Animal, Cardiology, Neurology, Nutrition / Metabolism, Oncology, Other
Position Type
Manager / Director
Contract Type
Organization Type
Private Practice
MedVet is thrilled to announce its newest location in Austin, Texas. MedVet is the nation's premier veterinary-owned and led organization, where doctors have the support of veterinary leadership committed to medical excellence and continuous improvement of resources while being able to enjoy ownership in the organization with our uniqueshareholder opportunities.

Why Join MedVetAustin:

MedVet Austinwill be an advanced, collaborative multi-specialty and 24/7 emergency hospital. It will be supplied with state-of-the-artequipment and designed as a functional and comfortable space, making it the best place to give and receive care. ER doctors and specialists will work together to provide a comprehensive experience for MedVet clients and their pets.

Everything Starts with Our Caregivers:

  • Our doctors are eligible to become shareholders - a rareopportunity to have ownershipand share in the growth and success of MedVet & VEI hospitals across the country.

  • We offer all the benefits you expect, plus aGenerousSigning Bonus,Competitive Compensation,Shareholder Opportunity, Student Loan Repayment Program, andPaid Parental Leave.

About Medical Directors at MedVet:

We know that hospital leadership is pivotal to our success. We leverage what we call a Dyad Model -- the hospital's Medical Director (MD) works collaboratively 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 and oversees all specialty and emergency doctors, as well as interns and residents. The MD promotes a culture that supports the development of engaged and empowered caregivers (employees) who deliver the MedVet Experience in a healthy and sustainable manner while living MedVet's core values of Teamwork, Leadership, and Compassion.

The MD partners with their dyad HD 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. Successful dyad leadership provides representation of all caregivers, fosters diversity of thought, and leverages the variable experience and skill of our Medical Services and Clinical Services Teams .

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Foster a culture that supports continuous improvement and the development of engaged and empowered caregivers.
  • In partnership with the Hospital Director (HD), serve as an overall leader for the hospital, directing both Emergency and Specialty services (Dyad Leadership).
  • Lead and direct the Medical Services teams in the hospital, including doctor hiring, doctor onboarding, doctor development, and management of doctor performance issues, partnering with Clinical Services, HR, or other teams as needed. Continually evaluate hiring needs and opportunities for practice growth, working in partnership with the Medical Recruiting team.
  • Responsible for managing overall department workflows, ensuring that patient care is delivered efficiently, safely, and compassionately.
  • Responsible for doctor scheduling, department meetings, and other doctor-facing communications.
  • Works with the HD to ensure the Clinical Services team has the resources and tools to deliver high-quality patient, client, and referral partner experience.
  • Works with the HD to manage overall hospital financial results, including inventory/supplies and other expenses.
  • Work collaboratively with the HD, Regional Medical Director (RMD), and VP of Clinical Services and Finance to prepare and manage the Hospital and Capital budgets.
  • Work with the RMD to lead the hospital's annual Operational Plan strategy and execution.
  • Foster a culture supportive of Referral Partner outreach and CE activities to ensure strong and growing Referral Partner relationships. Ensure doctors are participating in the appropriate Referral Partner outreach and coach them on how to build Referral Partner relationships effectively so that they can grow their practice.
  • Oversee patient care issues, Referral Partner concerns, and responses to client complaints, personally handling escalated client and Referral Partner issues. Interacts with regulatory boards as needed.

Who You Are:

  • Have demonstrated leadership with a strong track record of success during times of change, transformation, and rapid growth.
  • Have at least 5-7 years of progressive growth and experience in a veterinary organization.
  • Have the capability to effectively manage conflict in highly emotional situations with grace and maturity.
  • Board-certified veterinary specialists, experienced ER veterinarians, veterinarians with military leadership, veterinarians with animal health leadership, or veterinarians with equivalent experience are ideal.

Why will you love living in Austin:

Austin, Texas, strikes the perfect balance of opportunity and laid-back charm, making it a magnet for young professionals and families alike. The city's booming tech industry, nicknamed "Silicon Hills," buzzes with a can-do spirit, while the iconic "keep it weird" motto celebrates Austin's embrace of individuality. This translates into a dynamic cultural scene overflowing with live music spilling from Sixth Street bars, quirky museums showcasing everything from vintage neon signs to pioneer life, and food trucks tempting taste buds with global flavors. Austin's sunshine extends beyond its year-round warm climate. Outdoor enthusiasts can kayak on Lady Bird Lake or hike the Barton Creek Greenbelt, while families enjoy top-rated schools and a strong sense of community fostered by neighborhood parks and events. Austin offers a vibrant tapestry of experiences that makes every day an adventure.

F or more information about MedVet, please visit our website at . To submit a con fi dential CV, email Dr. Natalie Theus, Director of Medical Recruiting, at .

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Come as you are: MedVet is committed to creating a safe and inclusive environment for all team members. You can count on us to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all team members 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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