Veterinary Medical Director - Denver, CO (Relocation + Sign-on Bonus!)
Eastlake Veterinary Services
Location: Thornton, Colorado
Type: Full Time
DVM or equivalent
Eastlake Veterinary Services in Thornton, CO has an opening for a Veterinary Medical Director!
The Veterinary Medical Director is a key leader in the hospital who partners with the practice manager and hospital leadership team to effect positive change, growth and development of the hospital. They are influential in the vision and direction of the hospital, and are actively involved in fostering a positive culture, while ensuring high standards of patient and client care.
Duties and Responsibilities
Promote the highest standards of medical care, and foster a collaborative, professional environment within the hospital
Work with the Practice Manager and Regional Support team to support the operational needs and financial goals of the hospital
Attend and participate in the hospital leadership planning meetings with completion of goals within assigned time frames
Attends current required Thrive Leadership and EQ courses within the first year of being Medical Director
Organize and attend monthly Doctor meetings. Oversee Doctor scheduling
Performance management of doctors, maintaining a regular cadence of one-on-one meetings to provide support, feedback and coaching. Targeted coaching and mentorship of new graduates.
Lead doctor recruiting efforts and ensure onboarding and integration of new doctors into the hospital
Policy and protocol development with focus on maintaining high standards of care in the hospital and optimizing workflow
Ensure compliance with the Thrive Controlled Drug Policy, state and federal controlled drug requirements.
Ensure compliance with OSHA regulations and recommendations with support of the hospital safety committee
Monitor and oversee Doctor KPI's and financial data to achieve budget performance and goals in collaboration with the practice manager
Work to develop client relationships with the practice including handling complaint review and mitigation
Maintain excellent relationships with referring veterinarians with outreach and communication
Job Qualifications and Requirements
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine or equivalent from accredited university with license to practice in the state of hospital location
Specialty Board Certification may be required if supervising at a Thrive Specialty Hospital
Maintain DEA registration as required by the Controlled Substances Act
Should have minimum of 3 years of practice experience
Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, strong written and oral communication skills. Must possess sound medical reasoning skills and strong medical ethics.
About Eastlake Veterinary Services
We are a full-service veterinary hospital that primarily treats dogs and cats. We have been a part of the Thornton community for the past twenty-four years. Our clinic offers a full-service pharmacy, wellness exams, grooming, vaccinations, dental care, routine, and orthopedic surgeries, on-site digital x-ray, ultrasound, and laser therapy treatments. We also provide a broad spectrum of diagnostic procedures through in-house testing and the use of external laboratories. Our team members are caring people serving the local and extended community with excellence, compassion, and drive. We are determined to meet or exceed the expectations of the people we serve and educate!
Thornton is a diverse community with a strong commitment to quality of life and environmental issues. The Denver metropolitan area in which Thornton is located consistently ranks as one of the most desirable areas to live in the United States. We are 10 miles north of downtown Denver.
We offer competitive compensation (no negative accrual), a generous sign-on bonus, and relocation support where needed.
Our benefits package includes:
employer-sponsored 401(k) match
Generous sign-on bonus
employer-sponsored health savings account (HSA) match
flexible spending accounts
employer-sponsored life insurance
supplemental life and disability insurance
legal & identity theft plans
paid time off
paid parental leave.
subsidized back up care & family care?benefits.
veterinary-specific employee assistance program
fertility/adoption/surrogacy support and discounts
student loan education & refinancing
a very generous veterinary service discount for your pets
continuing education and an annual discretionary fund
The industry-first Veterinarian Incentive Plan allows current doctors and those who become a part of the Pathway team to elect to participate in the new bonus structure, which is based on tenure and company performance. General practice veterinarians can earn up to $225,000, One-third of the total VIP award is based on each doctor's tenure and the other two-thirds is based on company performance.
The program is eligible for current and new doctors who provide veterinary care at Thrive Pet Healthcare veterinary hospital locations and includes general practice, specialty, and emergency doctors. This includes both part-time and full-time doctors.
Or choose a generous cash Sign-On Bonus in lieu of participating in the VIP program!
You take great care of pets and our clients... We take great care of you.
At Thrive, we celebrate and embrace the uniqueness and diversity of all of our team members, pet parents, and pets. We strive to create a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture where all team members belong and feel empowered.