Princeton Animal Hospital is looking for a Managing Veterinarian to join their team!
Are you ready to work in an area where America's best minds have been visiting for more than 200 years? Princeton Animal Hospital is an eight-doctor, AAHA-accredited, family-oriented, general practice with wonderful clients.
Princeton is set midpoint along the Northeast corridor, halfway between Philadelphia and New York metropolitan areas. This suburban area offers an abundance of amenities, wonderful restaurants, museums, historic sites, music festivals, and first-rate sports arenas. Our community offers many benefits to individuals seeking a place to raise their families, including an excellent school district and the feel of a small town. A flexible schedule will allow you to effectively manage your work life and personal life so you can enjoy living in this eclectic area.
We provide exceptional patient care with a compassionate approach, in a beautiful, state-of-the-art hospital. Our clients are exceptionally committed to their pets and will share your desire to provide their pets with the highest standard of medical care available. This is aided by the use of our hi-tech diagnostics, digital X-ray, new lab equipment, large surgical suite, 24-hour nursing care, pain management services, and an extensive in-house pharmacy. Our small animal practice is open seven days a week to accommodate our community's busy lifestyle.
Princeton Animal Hospital is a practice where your varied and often interesting caseload is supported by the ability to work with our amazing staff. This includes our extremely skilled and versatile veterinary technicians that allow you to use your skills as a veterinarian and not be bogged down with non-doctor activities. Be valued, and respected and make a difference every day in the lives of pets and people.
To learn more about Princeton Animal Hospital and Carnegie Cat Clinic, please visit https://www.princetonvet.com/
The Managing Veterinarian is responsible for providing medical leadership for the hospital, managing associate veterinarians, assuring regulatory compliance relating to the practice of veterinary medicine, and directing staff.
The Managing Veterinarian is also responsible for creating an environment of teamwork in which quality medicine is delivered. In partnership with the Hospital Manager, the Managing Veterinarian is responsible for the financial performance of the hospital, preparing operating and capital budgets, and meeting budget expectations. Offering up to a $25,000 sign-on bonus.
Advancing Medical Care
• Oversees surgical and medical cases for all doctors, insuring positive outcomes, accurate estimates, and client communication and education.
• Maintains and improves the quality of medical and surgical procedures.
• Answers client questions and concerns regarding medical and surgical procedures.
• Oversight and direction of medical standards and quality of care.
• Establishment of medical protocols.
• Recommendation of hospital inventory.
• Assure current licensure of all veterinarians.
• Documents the required hours of continuing education credits per calendar year and CE completion.
• Oversees transfer of medical cases from doctor to doctor.
Leading Staff and Practice
• Participates in the recruiting and interviewing process for veterinarians, and when appropriate general staff members.
• Monitors veterinarian performance and production.
• Prepares veterinarian work schedules.
• Develops and monitors hospital-specific client compliance protocols and procedures.
• Participates in technician appraisal and counseling sessions by relaying appropriate information to the Hospital Manager.
• Partners with the Hospital Manager to make hiring and termination recommendations.
• Trains all medical staff, including the mentoring of new graduates.
• Supports the Hospital Manager in the development and delivery of staff training programs.
• Creates a positive work environment and works with the Hospital Manager to resolve staff problems, concerns, and conflicts.
• In partnership with the Hospital Manager, develops a workplace conducive to high employee morale, ensuring positive working relationships between clients, doctors, and staff.
• Minimizes waste and controls costs relating to medical supplies, surgical instruments, and drug inventories.
• Responsible for the financial performance of the hospital including revenue and hospital contribution growth, which includes managing all hospital expenses.
• With the hospital team and supported by the Divisional Leadership, prepares an annual planning matrix, operating budget, and capital budget.
• Takes ownership of the revenue and success of the practice by monitoring key financial reports.
Growing the Practice
• Partners with the Hospital Manager to drive patient visits and community involvement.
• Capable of championing change and driving innovative programs in the hospital.
• Monitors client service, marketing, and NVA growth initiatives
• In partnership with the Hospital Manager, continually looks for ways to innovate operational practices that improve the growth of the practice.
Skills and Basic Qualifications
• Graduate of an AVMA-accredited college or have successfully passed the ECFVG certification program or the PAVE certification program.
• Licensure in good standing to practice in the state in which the applicant is to be employed
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• A commitment to practicing the highest standard of medicine and upholding the veterinary code of ethics
• The ability to delegate responsibility and achieve results with hospital team members
• Capable of quality decision making
• The ability to coach, correct, develop, and motivate employees
• Demonstrates excellent time and task management
• Demonstrates professional and courteous presentation with staff and clients
National Veterinary Associates is a leading global pet care organization united in the love of animals and the people who love them.
NVA, a community of approximately 1,400 premier locations consisting primarily of general practice veterinary hospitals in addition to equine hospitals and pet resorts, and Ethos Veterinary Health, which consists of 145 world-class specialty and emergency hospitals, are rooted in a culture of compassion and innovation.
NVA and EVH’s innovative, collaborative approach underpins a shared commitment to delivering exceptional veterinary care. For more information, visit www.nva.com.