Head Veterinary Surgeon/Clinical Director - Berkshire - Ref RL10031

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Veterinary Surgeon

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Our clients have a great opportunity for an experienced Head Veterinary Surgeon to join their friendly dedicated team at their recently refurbished Hospital in Berkshire. They are looking for a candidate that is keen to work closely with the Practice Manager to take the next step into a more managerial role with a potential of becoming the future Clinical Director. In addition to clinical work you would be involved in decisions regarding clinical protocols and governance, development of the business and veterinary team, veterinary surgeon appraisals and continuing to encourage the wonderful team to provide the best standard of veterinary and client care possible. The rota involves working an average of 40hrs/ week. This is worked over four days Monday- Friday and a 1:6 weekend and Saturday morning rota. In addition, you would be required to take part in the inpatient on call rota which ensures they can provide excellent care 24/7 to those patients in the Hospital. Emergencies overnight are diverted to their dedicated emergency care providers. The Hospital is a well are equipped, recently refurbished Hospital with: digital radiography, ultrasound, ECG, laparoscopy, bronchoscope, videoscope, fully equipped laboratory, capnography, a dental suite with dental x-ray, a fully equipped operating theatre, an imaging room and 4 consulting rooms, with all the normal necessities for a first opinion Hospital. They offer 15-minute consultations as a minimum with extended consults for more complex cases. The diary is organised with plenty of room for appointments, emergencies/on the day appointments, breaks, catch ups and time for phone calls. Applicants should have extensive experience in both a surgical and medical caseload with a desire to mentor others and lead by example. You should be motivated, enthusiastic, dedicated, have great communication skills and strive for clinical excellence. Commitment to the practice is important, and proven ability to work as part of a team. You would be working alongside an experienced PM, Senior RVN’s. Therefore, this role would suit either a candidate with management/ leadership experience, or someone completely new to a management role. Benefits include: Private medical insurance, staff discount, generous annual leave allowances, Birthday leave, BSAVA membership and much more. Salary £50,000-£65,000 dependent on experience + future potential of a CD bonus of up to £15k/year dependent on the progress of clinic. For more information call directly on 01392 444115 or email your CV to rhianna@jhprecruitment.com

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