Noah’s Animal Hospital Group, (Noah’s Animal Hospitals, Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Care, & All Pet Health Care) is seeking a motivated veterinarian to fulfill the role of Director of Professional Services. A well-qualified candidate should be a self-starter, have management and recruiting experience, as well as experience working in a high speed, dynamic, and goal-oriented environment.
The Director of Professional Services is a manager of daily medical services and initiatives in support of the Noah’s Animal Hospital Group doctor staff. You will address complex problems, find and implement solutions, manage strategic projects on behalf of the Executive Team, and define, devise solutions for, and execute new and existing recruiting and retention strategies for DVM’s. This position will own responsibility for documenting and delivering Noah’s Standards of Care.
This position provides strategic direction to ensure safe, consistent, efficient, therapeutic and ethical patient care.
Manage DVM recruiting strategies both short and long term to include procurement, interviews, and contract negotiation
Supervise, support, and manage DVM staff
Prioritize physical and mental wellness of all employees by constant vigilance for signs of problems brewing and take proactive measures to alleviate problems.
Maintain and enhance Noah’s internship, externship, and apprentice programs
Assist in the professional development in DVM staff
Maintain and develop New Grad Training and Development Program
Maintain, supervise, and facilitate ER apprenticeship programs
Maintain and cultivate professional relationships with partner companies and universities
Take a proactive approach to ensure DVM staffing to include direct assistance when necessary
Establish a Medical Advisory Board and collaborate with those individuals to develop and execute Clinical Standards of Care based on Best Demonstrated Practices for Noah’s Hospitals. The Director of Professional Services will be excellent at creating an environment that leads to the best care, but doesn't mandate protocols.
Skills and Qualifications
Indiana State Licensed Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Management experience required
Skilled at establishing recruiting goals and strategies
Good understanding of Veterinary ER structure
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Excellent communication and leadership qualities
Demonstrated experience in planning and managing in strategic and operational levels
Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills with an acute ability to listen attentively and to communicate effectively throughout all levels of the organization
Have experience and confidence in working with Microsoft Office suite of software.
About Noah’s Animal Hospitals
Noah's Animal Hospitals is a growing veterinarian-owned hospital system located in the Greater Indianapolis and Wheaton, Illinois area. As we expand, we are seeking to add veterinarians skilled in General Practice, Emergency and Specialty care. For new graduates, we offer a unique, six-month mentorship/apprenticeship program that provides new veterinarians the best possible preparation for success.
A typical Emergency full-time schedule is 3, 12-hour shifts and then generous time off. General Practice and Specialty service schedules may differ from that, but because we are locally-owned, we are open to providing a working schedule that fits both our veterinarians' lives as well as the hospital needs. In all cases, we work hard to create great schedules and work balance for our veterinary team.
Our hospitals are well equipped including surgical suites, ICU's with oxygen cage, full in-house lab equipment, digital x-ray, ultrasound and CT capabilities as well as access to aBoard-Certified Criticalist, Surgeon and Radiologist. We strive for a high technician-to-doctor ratio so you can concentrate on being the very best doctor.
Our benefits package includes an excellent salary, medical/dental/vision/liability insurance, Paid Time Off and CE days, generous Continuing Education allowance, 401K, VIN membership, State and DEA license fees, AAHA membership and allotment for an additional membership fee. There is also the benefit of excellent mentorship and collaboration through a network of 30+ doctors, in a verysupportive environment.
For immediate consideration please contact Dr. Mike Thomas, firstname.lastname@example.org or email resume and cover letter to email@example.com.
About Noah's Animal Hospitals
Noah’s Animal Hospitals vision is "to be the best veterinary service provider in Indiana and Illinois, deliver the best medical care with options, compassion, and stunning service, and to be an industry model & training ground for individuals." Our practices include three emergency facilities, six full-service general practices and two specialty practices offering access to board-certified specialists and sophisticated diagnostic tools like CT and endoscopy. Our top of the line equipment includes, but is not limited to, digital radiography, ultrasound, digital dental x-ray, ICU with oxygen cages and in-house Heska Lab equipment. We strive for a high technician to doctor ratio so you can concentrate on being the very best doctor. Seven of our practices are AAHA accredited and one carries the unique distinction of an AAHA Accredited Referral Practice.