Veterinary Medical Director

Veterinarian - GP Rochester, New York


Position at Thrive Pet Healthcare

Companion Animal Hospital, a full-service small animal veterinary practice in Rochester, New York, seeks a Full-Time Veterinary Medical Director to lead our team at our growing practice. 

What we offer you:
  • Honesty, integrity, and accountability for the services we provide.
  • Empathy, compassion, and support in our care regarding clients, pets, and each other
  • Exceptional quality in care and support
  • Education — we are passionate about teaching our clients and expanding our knowledge.
  • Collaboration and teamwork — working together as a team to use our talents to achieve our goal of top-quality veterinary care.
  • Trust — both from our clients and in each other.
  • An excellent compensation package includes a base salary, production, and a medical director stipend. An incredible benefits package, including paid time off plus paid time off to attend CES, health, vision, dental, 401k plus match, pet care discounts, eight weeks paid parental leave, and opportunities for advancement.
  • A discretionary fund for CE, uniforms, and licensure.
  • Flexible scheduling and work-life balance so you can enjoy all Upstate New York offers.
Who we are looking for:
  • An experienced Veterinary Medical Director who thrives on leading and overseeing a remarkable medical team, ensuring outstanding veterinary care and client service that goes above and beyond expectations.
  • A leader who cultivates a positive and collaborative work environment that promotes teamwork, growth, and professional development among all staff members.
  • A veterinarian who enjoys working closely with hospital managers to oversee the hospital's day-to-day operations and serves as a liaison between regional leadership and the hospital team.
  • An individual who wants to be part of a team with a family feel and enjoys helping the clients and patients in our community through services, education, and general care.
  • A veterinarian with an interest/experience with dogs, cats, birds, fish, reptiles, and pocket pets.
  • A strong communicator who loves building relationships with their team and our clients. 
  • A veterinarian comfortable with advanced medicine cases and proficient with surgery. 
  • A veterinarian who loves pets and people. 
About Us:
  • Companion Animal Hospital is proud to be part of an ever-growing community working to improve veterinary medicine.
  • We are experienced in pet health and wellness, oral care, surgery, pain management, small mammals and exotic pets, internal medicine, x-rays, and diagnostic imaging.
  • We are a friendly and loyal family of veterinary staff committed to providing high-quality pet care in the Rochester, NY, community. 
Our Location: 
We are located in Rochester, NY, one of the state's best-kept secrets. Rochester is nestled in the Finger Lakes region, surrounded by many lakes, forests, vineyards, and more! Rochester is also known for its exceptional quality of life, with four beautiful seasons, many outdoor activities, a low cost of living, and excellent schools for all levels. Rochester is a great place to live and practice veterinary medicine.
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If this is the opportunity you have been looking for, Companion Animal Hospital wants to meet you! Apply today!  
Compensation is negotiable based on credentials and experience, with an annual salary range from $140,000 to $160,000. The salary will be based on various factors, including your skills, qualifications, and experience.
For more information, contact Ellen Hemm at [email protected]

At Thrive Pet Healthcare, we celebrate and embrace the uniqueness and diversity of all 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.