Medical Director at Companion Animal Hospital Wicker Park in Chicago, Illinois
Companion Animal Hospital Wicker Park
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Type: Full Time
Required Education: DVM or equivalent
DVM or equivalent
Companion Animal Hospital Wicker Park, located in Chicago, IL is looking for a Medical Director to join our team. We are offering up to $50K signing bonus for this position.
Are you interested in furthering your career and transitioning into a senior leadership position? Are you passionate about team-building and organizational culture? Are you interested in managing your own practice without investing your own capital? Are you seeking a position that allows you to train and mentor veterinary staff? Is your goal to eventually become a Regional Director for a renowned network of veterinary hospitals, own your own practice, or work a non-clinical role?
MVP is seeking an ambitious and team-oriented veterinarian (preferably at least 3-5 years out of school) with an interest in surgery and dentistry to lead Companion Animal Hospital Wicker Park as its Medical Director. This is the perfect opportunity for a veterinarian who is passionate about surgery but also interested in either leading their own practice or transitioning into a non-clinical role with endless leadership opportunity.
In this role, the Medical Director will provide a variety of animal healthcare duties in the hospital, as well as management, mentorship, and career development for veterinarian staff. Moreover, this individual will ensure the regulatory compliance of the animal hospital as well as develop, approve, and maintain veterinary standards of care for all patients. The Medical Director is also responsible for ensuring an environment of positive teamwork within hospital staff. Active and productive collaboration between staff members is critical to the success of this position!
About our clinic: Companion Animal Hospital Wicker Park is a full-service small animal hospital, offering the best in medical and surgical care. We opened in July 2019 and our facility and equipment are all brand new. We are fully equipped with in house lab machines, digital radiography, digital dental radiography, ultrasound, and electronic medical records. Our support staff are incredible and we utilize them to the fullest. Our technicians are proficient in radiography (including dental rads!), blood draws, cystocentesis, placing IV catheters, monitoring during surgery, assisting in exam rooms, and reading cytologies, all while maintaining a low stress environment for each patient. We are proud to be Fear Free Certified. You can learn more about our hospital at companionwp.com.
Schedule: Flexible (20 hours clinic / 10-20 hours managerial), 2-3 clinical days in association with hospital needs.
Location: 2134 W Division St, Chicago, IL 60622
About Wicker Park: We are located in Wicker Park, one of Chicago's hippest and most eclectic neighborhoods. There are unique restaurants and shops on every corner! There is something for everyone, whether it's grabbing a latte at The Wormhole, an 80s themed coffee shop, sipping a cocktail at the Violet Hour, catching a show at the Den Theatre, or eating some delicious Kansas City-style BBQ at Smoke Daddy. For the outdoor adventurists, run, bike, or walk along the 606, an abandoned railway converted into a recreational trail and green space or spend time in our neighborhood's namesake, Wicker Park.
Illinois Veterinary License – active and in good standing
Previous Medical Director and leadership experience preferred, but not required
Experience in surgery and dentistry
High clinical standards - Committed to compassionate, exceptional veterinary care
Dedicated to building a progressive and united culture
Exceptional communication skills
Enjoys client and team-facing interactions
A willingness to learn and grow using MVP's available training resources
Passionate about teaching leadership skills and mentoring staff
Competitive annual base salary, starting at $140K+
Monthly production bonus with no negative accrual
Up to $50K signing bonus
Team growth bonus
Medical, dental, and vision insurance
Paid time off
401k with employer match
Paid CE with dedicated paid training time off
Paid professional dues and license fees
We would love to speak with you and discuss your career goals. Apply today for immediate consideration!
Mission Veterinary Partners is a veterinarian-founded network of 300+ animal hospitals throughout the United States. While it’s important to know what we are, it’s probably more important to know what drives us - We have one mission: to be the employer of choice in veterinary medicine. Our mission is to be more than just a business model. We represent a work culture and mindset revolved around the health and well-being of each of our team members, so they can provide the best care possible for our clients and patients!
We’re always looking to connect with like-minded individuals so if you are looking for a new team, reach out today to see how we can help.
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