Pampered Paws Animal Hospital is located in Oxford, MS and is seeking a Managing DVM to join our Practice
Pampered Paws Animal Hospital is a Compassionate and Progressive Small Animal Practice looking for an Exceptional Managing DVM who is committed to the highest quality of medicine. We service an Exceptional clientele with well trained staff and 30 minute office visits. We place a heavy emphasis on client education. We do not perform declaws, ear cropping, tail docking, or convenience euthanasia. All spay, neuter, dental, and surgery patients receive IV catheter with fluids on fluid pump, (ecg, nibp, pulse ox, esophageal stethoscope on amplifier)and comprehensive pain medicine. The medicine we practice is consistent with what is taught in vet school. Exceptional clientele makes Paws an extraordinary place to practice. There are 3 buildings that total approximately 8,000 square feet: the hospital, pet resort, spa, and cottage with an acre dog park for our patients to enjoy.
Brand new anesthesia monitoring system with capnography
Newly renovated surgery room floor
State of the art in house lab
Brand new digital x-ray
Treatment area and surgery suite
3 exam rooms
Front and back reception for efficient client flow
In house chemistry, CBC, electrolytes
Close driving distance to MS state and Memphis veterinary specialist for referrals.
About Oxford, MS
Oxford, Mississippi is home of Ole' Miss (The University of Mississippi) which is located in Northern Mississippi, not far from Memphis, TN. Paws Animal Hospital is located on 6 acres and surrounded by acres of rolling hills, wildlife, and low density residential homes, yet only 1.5 miles from the most rapidly growing part of town. Because we are not located on a busy road, and our clients have to seek us out, we are not exposed to the clientele who burn vets out. Our clients love their pets as much as we love their pets! Exceptional clientele makes Paws an extraordinary place to practice. Oxford, MS offers a family friendly community, rich with charm and culture, and festive with frequent sporting events. Oxford offers a true sense of place and community.
The Managing DVM is responsible for providing medical leadership for the hospital, managing associate veterinarians and assuring regulatory compliance relating to the practice of veterinary medicine. The Managing DVM is also responsible for creating an environment of teamwork in which quality medicine is delivered.
In partnership with the Hospital Manager, the Managing DVM is responsible for the financial performance of the hospital, preparing operating and capital budgets, and meeting budget expectations. In addition, the Hospital Manager and Managing DVM are responsible for directing staff and the overall management of the practice, under the direction of NVA Divisional Leadership.
Advancing Medical Care
Oversees surgical and medical cases for all doctors, insuring positive outcomes, accurate estimates, and client communication and education.
Maintains and improves 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 DVMs.
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 DVMs, and when appropriate general staff members.
Monitors DVM performance and production.
Prepares DVM 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 conductive 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 for 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
A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree, or equivalent, from an accredited university
Licensure in good standing to practice in the state in which 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