Managing Veterinarian | Best Friends Animal Hospital | Chambersburg, PA
Best Friends Animal Hospital
Location: Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
Type: Full Time
DVM or equivalent
Internal Number: 12232
Managing Veterinarian/Medical Director opening in South/Central Pennsylvania. Joint Ownership is an option for those interested but not a requirement.
Offering a generous signing bonus, relocation assistance, and retention bonus.
Best Friends Animal Hospital is a 2 doctor, well-established, full-service, small animal veterinary hospital providing comprehensive medical, surgical and dental care. We are located in Chambersburg, PA, a modern city with a small-town feel. We pride ourselves in having a high-quality standard of care with respect and compassion. We value cooperation and teamwork along with comradery and collaboration.
As our Managing Veterinarian, you will be responsible for providing medical leadership for a team of collaborative veterinarians and crafting an environment that fosters teamwork and quality medicine. You will also partner with the Hospital Manager to ensure the success and growth of the hospital and work with Divisional Leadership to accomplish hospital goals. Your duties will include: coordinating cases to ensure positive outcomes, accurate estimates, and excellent client communication, establishing protocols, and leading staff members in education and performance.
Additionally, as the Managing Veterinarian, you will partner with the Hospital Manager to drive financial performance and general operations of the hospital and to more broadly cultivate a supportive and collaborative team environment. This hospital-level team is supported by their Keystone Empire Divisional Leadership who provides practice management training, reporting, and ongoing resources to develop a best-in-class hospital.
Team Leadership and Management – As a leader the Managing Veterinarian/Medical Director will participate in the recruiting and interview process for Veterinarians and general team members when appropriate. The Managing Veterinarian/Medical Director will monitor other Veterinarians performance, prepare their work schedules and develop compliance protocols. The Managing Veterinarian/Medical Director will handle training of all medical staff including mentorship of new graduates.
Highly competitive base salary + bonuses
Health, dental and vision coverage
Life Insurance, Short term/Long Term Disability
Covered 100% liability insurance
401 (K) plan plus match
Vacation and sick time
CE days and allowance
Paid State License and DEA
Paid professional dues/fees
Formal Mentorship Program
Historical and quaint Chambersburg is a rural town with all the necessary amenities, yet still all the small town charm. It is situated within easy driving distance to Washington DC, Baltimore and Pittsburgh.
History buffs will enjoy learning about Chambersburg’s rich history at their Heritage Center located in Memorial Square, planning a trip to Gettysburg, the John Brown House, or the Franklin County Historical Society to learn about Chambersburg’s involvement in the Civil War.
Unwind with a glass of wine from Jan Zell Wines, enjoy fresh local produce from Jim’s Farmers Market or relax at a show or live performance at Capitol Theatre. Chambersburg is home to local dining of various cuisines, antique shops, parks and plenty of outdoor recreation.
Situated in the Cumberland Valley, Chambersburg has a large farming population. Enjoy corn or wheat farms as well as many apple orchards—one just across the street from Best Friends Animal Hospital!
Explore and enjoy Chambersburg!
Skills and Qualifications:
Candidate must be a graduate from an AVMA accredited college or have successfully passed the ECFVG certification program or the PAVE certification. License in good standing to practice in Pennsylvania.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
It is the policy of the company to afford equal opportunities to all applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, non- disqualifying disability or status as a disabled or Vietnam, Gulf War or other veteran.
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.