The classification of personnel working in a veterinary practice varies among states, but there are general guidelines you can keep in mind to make sure your current listings are accurate.
Veterinary hospitals work to establish staffing models that allow them to maximize patient care and control operating costs. One of the critical calculations within any successful staffing model is to identify the right number of DVM “hours” to have available to spread over the number of hours the hospital itself is open.
Improved staff utilization is a more critical element of successful practices now than ever before. Practices that want to become more profitable can no longer just count on fee increases to achieve this goal. Improved profitability and patient care must come from improved business practices.