Cedarwood Veterinary Clinic in Santa Fe, NM is seeking a Medical Director to join our growing team $75K BONUS
Located within the heart of Santa Fe, New Mexico, Cedarwood is a smaller family style practice dedicated to serving our community. We have had the pleasure of being here for over 30 years and are looking to grow our well established three veterinarian hospital. Offering $75K BONUS and annual ski pass!
Oldest continuously active practice in the city with multi-generational clientele.
Well located on one of the city’s busiest commercial thoroughfares.
Four exam rooms, full dental suite, surgical suite.
Well-equipped practice with full IDEXX laboratory equipment and reference resources.
Complete pharmaceutical inventory.
Avimark software; easy conversion to EMR.
State of the art anesthesia and pain controls.
Emergency services available within 2 miles of practice. Board certified ultrasonographer available for in clinic procedures.
Digital dental and full body radiograph equipment.
Advancing Medical Care
Oversees surgical and medical cases for all doctors, ensuring positive outcomes, accurate estimates, and client communication and education
Answers client questions and concerns regarding medical and surgical procedures
Provides oversight and direction of medical standards, quality of care and inventory
Establishes medical protocols
Oversees transfer of medical cases from doctor to doctor
Minimizes waste and controls costs relating to medical supplies, surgical instruments, and drug inventories
Leading Staff and Practice
Participates in the recruiting and interviewing process for doctors, and when appropriate general staff members
Monitors doctor performance and production
Develops and monitors hospital-specific client compliance protocols and procedures
Participates in technician appraisal and medical counseling sessions
Ensures all medical staff receive applicable training, including the mentoring of new graduates
Supports the Hospital Manager with staff training programs and tracking CE and DVM/VMD licensure
Drives revenue and hospital contribution growth, which includes managing all hospital expenses
Assists in the preparation of an annual planning strategy, operating budget and capital budget
Monitors key financial reports
Growing the Practice
Drives patient visits and encourages community involvement
Embraces change and supports innovative programs within the hospital
Monitors client service, marketing, and NVA growth initiatives
Seeks out ways to innovate operational practices that improve the growth of the practice
At 7,000 ft. elevation, Santa Fe is a unique high desert city of nearly 70,000 people in northern New Mexico. It is also referred to as the “City Different’. It is a place rich in cultural diversity, with a history of over 400 years. Santa Fe is the oldest capitol in the U.S. For outdoor enthusiasts, the area boasts excellent skiing, hiking, rafting, fishing, golf, cycling, and exploring the diverse landscape. The city offers world-class dining, accommodations, and spas, and is known for its art galleries, museums, and the Santa Fe Opera, all of which attracts a dynamic and interesting population. The high and dry mild climate is invigorating and has over 330 days of sunshine a year.
Skills and Basic Qualifications
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM/VMD) degree, or equivalent, from an accredited university
Licensure in good standing to practice in the state in which applicant is to be employed
Commitment to practicing the highest standard of medicine and upholding the veterinary code of ethics
Makes decisions confidently and effectively
Leads employees by coaching, correcting, developing, and motivating them to achieve success
Models a professional and courteous manner with staff and clients
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