White’s Pet Hospitalis seeking a Managing Veterinarian to come on-board as a team member and leader for our practice!
White’s Pet Hospital has been providing care for our clients and their pets in the Santa Barbara area for over 100 years! We are proud of our history and use it to solidify our values while our hospital and practices evolve with the advancements in veterinary medicine. Our Team is dedicated to a compassionate approach to all our patient care and client services. We understand that by sharing knowledge and consistently seeking out best practice methods in all areas of our hospital, we can provide unparalleled veterinary care. Our values have allowed us to maintain a loyal and appreciative client base who return to us year after year with their wonderful pets.
We are looking for an experienced veterinarian to partner with our team as a leader of our multi-doctor practice. Our team consistently strives for a higher degree of medicine and care, and we are excited to work with a likeminded and motivated leader.
We understand the impact you are going to have on this hospital and the community; thus, we are excited to offer the following:
$75,000 in bonuses (based on experience level)
$25,000 sign on or relocation bonus
$50,000 retention bonus
MDVM annual leadership bonus as well as additional bonus incentives tied to hospital performance.
Full benefits package including 401k with match
Dedicated CE days and allowance
About our practice:
100-year history of care in the community
We have an incredible support staff that offers 2-1 tech to doctor ratio.
We are closed on Sundays and most of our DVM’s work 4 days per week
Paper light practice
3 doctor team that values communication and collaboration
Brand new GE Ultrasound
New dental machines/scalers
New surgical lighting
Large surgery suite
Visiting Board Certified Internist
Boarding facility onsite
The Managing Veterinarian 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 Veterinarian is also responsible for creating an environment of teamwork in which quality medicine and exceptional client service are delivered.
In partnership with the Hospital Manager, the Managing Veterinarian is responsible for the financial performance and general operations of the hospital under the guidance of Divisional Leadership. In addition, the Hospital Manager and Managing Veterinarian are responsible for cultivating a supportive and collaborative team environment.
Duties and Responsibilities
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
About Santa Barbara, CA:
Santa Barbara is best known for its small-town beach vibe, breathtaking sunsets, outdoor activities, wine tasting, and world-class restaurants. One of the top reasons to move to Santa Barbara is its amazing weather. With a Mediterranean climate, summers are typically warm and dry while winters are cool and wet. There is an average of 283 sunny days throughout the year which makes for more fun outdoors.
Candidate must be a graduate from an AVMA accredited college or have successfully passed the ECFVG certification program or the PAVE certification program
NVA General Practice is a leading veterinary community of over 1,200 independently managed hospitals united in the love of animals and the people who love them. Committed to serving the needs of pet owners in local communities around the world, NVA General Practice is driven by a mission to improve the comfort and well-being of pets through progressive and compassionate care.
Our network of hospitals creates an integrated community of medical expertise and collaboration, enabling continuous growth and learning for our animal care teams.
For more information, visit www.nva.com.