Head of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging - New Hospital to Open Summer 2023!

Location Birmingham
Discipline: Small Animal Vet, Veterinary Surgeons, Head Vet
Job type: Permanent
Salary: High Salary, Relocation, Welcome Bonus & Visa Support!
Contact name: Sophie Gould

Contact email: sophie@lloydandcowan.com
Published: about 2 months ago

We are excited to be working with a state-of-the-art hospital opening this Summer 2023, who are now accepting applications for Boarded Diplomates who are interested in leading their Diagnostic Imaging department! Could this be You!

The Veterinary centre will be a large-scale, multi-disciplinary referral hospital which encompasses the culture and high clinical standards. The hospital will be one of the largest in the UK at over 36,000 sq ft, with the capacity to treat up to 10,000 pets per year. From the site they will provide specialist led multi-discipline veterinary referrals and a 24-hour emergency care service for pet owners across the Midlands. The site has easy access from the A38 through Longbridge and is part of the West Longbridge regeneration project.

Their Diagnostic Imaging service will be equipped with a Fujifilm FDR Visionary suite for X-Rays, Logiq E10 and Logiq E95 for Ulstrasound, a Siemens Magnatom Altea MRI and Siemens Somatom go.All CT Scanner.

Hybrid Working: They are open to discuss a Hybrid working model for this Imaging Head of Service role. This would include 2 days in Hospital, and 2 days of structured remote work, each week.

Lead a team you can be proud of! You will be an integral part of our mission as they continue to grow the hospital's reputation through world-class clinical standards, which you and your expertise in the field will assist in delivering. This will be an exciting and varied position where you will balance clinical and leadership responsibilities. Working to deliver a commercially sustainable service, supporting and working with the wider referral division teams in the implementation of new processes and ways of working.

In your role you would be supported by the Clinical Director and National Lead in Internal Medicine! You will lead on strategy and policy under the direction of the Hospital Director, Clinical Director and in conjunction with Referrals Clinical Division.

As Head of Service, you will also have commercial responsibilities and support the Hospital and Clinical Directors in driving the overall performance of the hospital and building lasting positive relationships with the referring practices across the Midlands.

Duties will include….

  • Being an advocate of the hospital, engaging with potential candidates through networking and recruitment events to complement their recruitment efforts.

  • Being an ambassador and embedding the company culture, ensuring co-operation and collaboration between the services.

  • Develop a collaborative culture within your discipline, harnessing individual expertise and experience to ensure a motivated and productive team.

  • Regular meetings with all heads of service and Clinical Nurse Manager to ensure that clinical standards are being maintained and group policies and procedures are being adhered to.

  • Work with the Senior Nursing team to deliver a cohesive and client focused service where they are united to provide a high standard of client and patient care across a 24/7 operation.

  • Be proactive in spotting opportunities to drive performance, growth and efficiencies across the referral service.

Role requirements

  • MRCVS Registered or Eligible

  • RCVS, American or European Diplomate or Board Eligible

Benefits and rewards

  • Relocation allowance and visa support available

  • Hybrid Working available

  • Welcome bonus of £15,000

  • 7.2 weeks annual leave – Inclusive of bank holidays

  • Your birthday as a paid day off

  • Private medical insurance

  • Clinical & Leadership CPD allowance of £5000

  • 2 weeks paid CPD leave

  • Enhanced sick and family friendly policies

If you are a Board Certified Veterinary Surgeon looking to join this New & Exciting Adventure, leading the growth & development of the Imaging department within a great referral hospital - Get in Touch with Sophie Today!

For a confidential discussion about our opportunities call Sophie on 07519119233 or email a CV to sophie@lloydandcowan.com.

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us on 028 8744 0649.

If you know someone else who may be interested, why not pass this advert on to them. ​If we successfully place someone, you've referred to us; we'll give you £200 in high street vouchers as a way of saying thank you. ​

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