Director of Veterinary Relations

Vet's Best Friend Millville, NJ
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Director of Veterinary Relations

 Vet’s Best Friend is looking to expand our team. We are hiring a veterinarian to head the position of: Director of Veterinary Relations. The role is critical to the continued success of the company with responsibility for helping to build strategies and programs to attract, develop and retain top Veterinary talent throughout our growing organization. The Director of Vet Relations will continue to develop and execute on a long-term DVM recruitment and career development plan that will meet our growth objectives and hiring goals, delivering candidates that are well aligned with the unique vision and culture here at Vet’s Best Friend and ensuring their long-term success. The director will also meet with prospective practices and work to build our company’s brand. The Director of Veterinary Relations will report to the Vice President of Veterinary Relations, Dr. Cheryl Brocki.

 

Essential Functions:

 

DVM Recruitment

 Foster productive relationships and partner with veterinary school and veterinary technician schools to develop campus recruitment strategies. 

Focus on a DVM recruitment strategy that includes job fairs, campus visits, association (VMA, etc.) functions, networking, and other “out of the box” vet referral opportunities. 

Manage effective recruitment process including DVM sourcing, screening, interviewing and on-boarding that meet hiring goals. 

 Help to strengthen the employment brand that proactively attracts committed, caring and driven talent.

 


Retention

 Utilize an on-boarding program for new hires that will ensure successful integration into the organization.

 Focus on retention strategy that will proactively work with employees to identify concerns and future opportunities to advance their career.

 Continue to cultivate the culture that values its employees and makes VBF a great place to work.

 

Growth

 Assist executive team to deliver a compelling message to potential on-coming practices, sharing our vision and mission: to “Take Care of the People who Take Care of Our Pets.”

 Act as an enthusiastic champion of our cause, advocating the value VBF brings to our employees and our patients.

Other Duties

 Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.  Some travel is necessary to our main office in Waltham, MA as well as to events and hospital locations within the region. 

Ideal Candidate

Must possess a DVM/VMD or equivalent, possesses 3+ years within the veterinary field as well have experience recruiting and onboarding veterinarians either within a large hospital or multiple locations.  

 

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