VCA Amherst Veterinary Hospital is seeking a Medical Director to join our well established, continuously growing small animal practice! Our hospital's goal is to assemble a veterinary health care team who are committed to providing exceptional client service and veterinary health care.
Are you looking for the perfect leadership opportunity?
As the Medical Director, you will be a highly motivated professional who is looking to serve clients with the best medical recommendations and care, while also having fun with an incredible team of people.
This is an outstanding opportunity to continue practicing medicine while establishing the direction and medical quality of the hospital like an owner would, but without the risks of ownership. Plus, you'll have the solid backing of experts in Medicine, Operations, Marketing, Human Resources, and more, to ensure you succeed.
Our hospital has new technology, an in-house laboratory, and equipment. We offer comprehensive services including surgery (orthopedic/soft tissue), preventative & corrective dentistry, Internal Medicine, Chemotherapy along with Intensive Care. Although we've been in practice since 1976, we are always open to new ideas and techniques that can improve the quality of care we provide to our patients. Our team is always willing to learn from each other and grow.
Our practice is five miles north of Lynchburg, VA. Lynchburg has a tradition of outstanding public education and operates one of the top school systems in the state. A city with outstanding cultural, educational, and recreation opportunities, Lynchburg operates 12 parks, 24 playgrounds, eight community centers, an Olympic-size pool, 34 tennis courts, and 26 baseball diamonds. Recreational opportunities include hiking in the Blue Ridge Mountains or on the Appalachian Trail; swimming and boating on Smith Mountain Lake, one of the country's largest human-made bodies of water; skiing at nearby Wintergreen Resort; or taking in a minor-league baseball game at the city managed stadium.
We offer a flexible schedule, no after hour emergencies and competitive salary.
For additional information about our hospital, team, and the surrounding area, please visit us at https://www.facebook.com/AmherstVetHospital/ and https://downtownlynchburg.com/
As a member of the VCA family, eligible full-time employees will be rewarded with a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including:
Health & Wellness
Innovative associate health and wellbeing department (Headspace app subscriptions, Vault financial wellness tool, and access to additional mental health resources)
Continuing Education Allowance and paid Continuing Education Days
WOOF University - offering abundant CE for Doctors and Staff
VCA Academy's Mentorship Program - participate as a mentee or mentor in a GP or ER setting
Opportunities to participate in a robust Clinical Studies program
Up to 100% Pet Care Discount for your own pets
100% paid professional liability coverage
100% paid life insurance
100% paid short-term disability insurance
Access to a network of 5,000 doctors, including more than 600 specialists
Internal Number: R-45604
About VCA Animal Hospitals
VCA Animal Hospitals operates more than 1,000 small animal veterinary hospitals in the U.S., Canada and Japan. The hospitals are staffed by more than 4,500 fully qualified, dedicated and compassionate veterinarians to give pets the very best in medical care, of which over 600 are board certified specialists who are experts in areas such as oncology, cardiology, emergency and critical care, and surgery for animals. VCA Animal Hospitals provides a full range of general practice services to keep pets well and specialized treatments when pets are ill. As part of the Mars Veterinary Health family of brands, VCA is committed to its purpose—A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS®.