**Veterinarian - Medical Director

Medical Leadership Lemon Grove, California


Position at San Diego Pet Hospital

Veterinarian – Medical Director 
San Diego Pet Hospital  

San Diego Pet Hospital is seeking a Medical Director to lead their team.    

Are you a veterinarian that is looking for growth and a hospital to call home?  

We are an established general practice in Lemon Grove, San Diego with loyal and dedicated clients and an educated and compassionate support team.  

We are located in Lemon Grove, a suburb of San Diego, and is the longest continuously operating animal clinic in all of San Diego, established in 1942. We have a well-equipped facility with a devoted and highly skilled staff who value Fear-Free and Feline Friendly practices. We have a passion for supporting an emotionally intelligent atmosphere with a culture that understands the importance of a great work/life balance!  

Who we are:  

  • We provide exceptional care to our patients, and the people who love them. 
  • Bilingual staff  
  • Progressive medicine including surgery, digital radiology, ultrasound, preventative, lab work and more. 
  • Collaborative and supportive doctor and team environment 
  • Positive hospital culture 
  • Our care is supportive, ethical, and empathetic. 
  • We promote work / life balance. 

Who you are:  

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM/VMD) or equivalent degree  
  • California State Veterinary Board License in good standing 
  • Active DEA license or DEA licensure eligible. 
  • Experience and interest mentoring and coaching Veterinarians and support staff.  

What you’ll Do:  

As the head of your hospital, you’ll have the guidance and resources to excel as a leader. This includes access to a Medical Initiatives Committee to become stronger and more equipped to develop your practice.  

We are seeking an experienced, open and approachable Veterinarian who is interested in developing as a leader.  

Being part of Thrive Pet Healthcare, you’ll work on a diverse case mix alongside industry-leading teams and a connected community of pet care providers. In our supportive environment, you can continue to develop skills that you can leverage alongside your passion to provide continuity of care for the pets you love.  

What we are looking for someone who:  

  • Has commitment to practicing excellent patient care. 
  • Understands and applies the importance of the client experience. 
  • Has proficient skills in medicine, surgery, and dentistry. 
  • Keep current on new products and medical protocols. 
  • Ability to maintain accurate electronic medical records and regularly audit those of other doctors. 
  • Coordinate and disseminate Continuing Education for the doctor and medical team. 

What we offer:  

  • 4 day work week (10 hour shifts).  
  • Relocation support 
  • 401(k) with employer match 
  • Medical, dental, vision insurance 
  • Paid time off 
  • Fertility/adoption/surrogacy support 
  • Generous veterinary service discount for your pets at all Thrive Pet Healthcare locations! 
  • Continuing education access and time off 
  • Annual discretionary fund 
  • ProSal compensation model with no negative accrual 
  • National network of colleagues and more! 

We look forward to meeting you!  

If San Diego Pet Hospital sounds like what you are looking for, we would love to discuss the opportunity for you to join our team! 
Apply today or reach out to Lara at [email protected] 
At Thrive Pet Healthcare, we celebrate and embrace the uniqueness and diversity of all of our team members, pet parents, and pets. We strive to create a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture where all team members belong and feel empowered. 
Compensation negotiable based on credentials and experience with an annual base salary range of $140,000 - $160,000 /year plus production. The actual salary offered will carefully consider a wide range of factors, including your skills, qualifications, experience, and locations.