The medical operations director, under the guidance of the medical director and executive director, leads and aligns the medical department with the organization's overall strategic plan. This position directs the medical team's work while focusing on achieving the most significant impact and providing the highest quality care. The medical operations director stays abreast of veterinary medicine trends and actively promotes interdepartmental collaboration to achieve lifesaving goals and excellent customer service.
Culture statement and responsibility
We value attitude over aptitude, and we treat Kindness as a discipline because it is paramount in our culture and our other Guiding Principles. Culture is how we talk to and treat ourselves and one another, and it's how we generate and respond to change. It's how we plan and make decisions. It's how we do what we do.
Lead and manage clinic, satellite team veterinarians and staff, setting clear goals and expectations.
Work closely and collaboratively with the medical director and executive director to identify, create and implement opportunities for improving service delivery methods and procedures for the clinic and satellite operations.
Prepare and manage the operational budget and metrics for the clinic in partnership with the executive director.
Identify, track, and implement opportunities, strategies and tactics for improving client, volunteer and employee satisfaction.
Ensure the growth of skills and continuing education resources for the team.
Develop progressive programs that engage the public, volunteers and staff to promote the hospital and quality animal care.
Develop financial and historic operational statistics through research and reporting as needed by the clinic and other departments/divisions.
Keep abreast of concerns and trends in the animal welfare movement/shelter medicine.
Maintain a safe workplace, value and model safe work practices, adhere to organizational safety practices and rules, and communicate unsafe practices and conditions.
Demonstrate Kindness and the Golden Rule in our everyday actions by including and respecting every person for the value they bring to the table. Be a role model for the spirit of authenticity and positive influence.
Other duties as assigned
Physical and other requirements
Effective handling of all species of animals with a variety of temperaments
Standing for long periods while performing work requiring concentration and manual dexterity
Performing a full range of movement: stretching, bending, squatting, climbing, lifting up to 50 pounds, etc.
Working outdoors in variable weather conditions and being able to perform strenuous manual labor
Working at a computer for extended periods, typing repetitively with arm and hand motions
Traveling via various forms of public transportation for organization events, including conferences, media events, etc.
Best Friends Animal Society is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, or domestic partner status.
Internal Number: 4356442001
About Best Friends Animal Society
Join Best Friends and turn your career into a labor of love. The benefits package is one of the best! Medical, Dental, Vision, Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, Child Care reimbursement, Pet Sitting reimbursement, Flexible Spending Account, Health Savings Account, PTO, Paid Holidays, Employee Assistance Program, 401k and Staff Discounts.