Multi-Hospital Regional Medical Director | North Carolina | Tennessee | Virginia
American Veterinary Group
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Type: Full Time
Competitive Compensation Package. Paid Travel
DVM or equivalent
Internal Number: Regional Medical Director
We are seeking an experienced veterinarian to join our team as a Regional Medical Director! This is a full-time salaried position (4-5 days per week, on average) and requires weekly travel to our practice locations throughout the South. Since this is a traveling role, this candidate must live in the state of North Carolina or Tennessee.
The Regional Medical Director oversees 20-35 hospitals, collaborating with our doctors to drive excellent patient care and deliver a client experience commensurate with or exceeding their expectations. This role assists in monitoring doctor interactions and medicine, developing staff, and assisting in the resolution of conflicts with staff and/or clients. The Regional Medical Director collaborates with their leadership team (regional directors, practice managers, doctors, etc.) to support our staff and business operations.
The ideal candidate for this role is someone who can adapt to a multitude of practice environments and work with a wide variety of teams. This person should have a strong level of empathy and should be able to modify their approach and treatment plan according to the unique needs of each hospital’s team and clientele. A positive outlook (glass half full mentality!), a desire to help others, and strong sense of resiliency/adaptability are traits that would lend themselves to success in this role. Prior leadership or mentorship experience also preferred.
The Regional Medical Director is responsible for ensuring operational and medical execution, consistent with the policies and procedures of the company, including: tracking package utilization, responding to client concerns/staff concerns, mentoring new grads, taking responsibility of preserving transaction rate and pet count, monitoring discounts, compliance. Please note that this position requires at least 8 days per month in a clinical setting.
A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree, or equivalent, from an accredited university.
Hold or can obtain a veterinary license in good standing in the states in which our practices are located.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Strong leadership skills and the ability to delegate responsibility when appropriate.
The ability to analyze complex information and make quality decisions that are respectful of the stakeholders involved.
The ability to work with, lead, and motivate people of various personality types.
Strong time management skills.
The ability to conduct oneself in a manner befitting the importance of the position of Veterinarian.
The ability to represent American Veterinary Group and the practice to the profession and community in a positive manner.
Flexible Compensation Package (Salary only or ProSal)
Paid Travel & Housing
Healthcare: Medical, Vision and Dental
Three (3) Weeks' Paid Time Off (PTO)
Six (6) weeks of paid Parental Leave
One (1) Work/Life Balance day off annually
Paid Continuing Education (CE) Days
Generous Continuing Education (CE) Allowance
Paid State Licensing Fees
Paid AVMA and State Professional Dues
Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
Professional Liability Insurance (PLIT)
Discounted Veterinary Care
Continued Mentorship Opportunities
Company-Wide DVM-Only Messaging Platform to Share Cases and Ideas
Founded in 2015, American Veterinary Group (AVG) owns and operates a network of 120+ veterinary practices throughout the Southeast that treat and protect over 50,000 pets annually. Our goal is to provide ongoing, in-person support to ease the burden of the day-to-day operations of veterinary practices, including in-office staff training, educational and marketing tools, and back office support. We deliver high tough practice management solutions to help veterinarians focus on the needs of their patients, instead of the needs of their business. We are animal lovers above all else, and operate with the motto, “pet first, client first”.
Our hospital is proud to be part of the American Veterinary Group (AVG) of hospitals. AVG owns and operates 130+ veterinary practices throughout the Southern United States. As a hands-on operator of hospitals, we know that people make the difference between a good practice and a great practice. We pride ourselves on encouraging our practices to make medical decisions at the local practice level. As such, we do not provide any company-wide medical protocols and rely on the expertise of our teams to make decisions that best serve their clients and teams. All of our practices are unique - from our small animal companion general practices, to our UrgentVet locations, and our mixed animal and equine practices. We would love to discuss our current openings with you further to see if you might be a good fit for our team!