Veterinary Medical Director

Veterinarian - GP Rochester, New York


Position at Thrive Pet Healthcare

Irondequoit Animal Hospital, a proud partner of Thrive Pet Healthcare, is seeking a full-time Veterinary Medical Director to lead our team. We support you and your team by providing the tools, resources, and community you need to elevate your practice to new heights.
About Us:
- We are experienced in a wide range of veterinary services, including pet health and wellness, behavioral training, nutrition, oral and dental care, surgery, imaging, diagnostics, and more 
- We are committed to providing high-quality pet care in the Rochester, NY community 
- We focus on enhancing the quality of life for pets and strengthening the bond between pets and pet parents 
What We Offer You:
- A cohesive team dedicated to achieving optimal patient outcomes 
- Empowered support staff focused on enhancing your practice 
- Well-informed clientele who prioritize the well-being of their pets 
- Flexible scheduling and a healthy work-life balance to enjoy all that Upstate New York has to offer 
Negotiable based on credentials and experience, with an annual PROSAL range starting at $130,000 - $160,000 plus a Medical Director Stipend. Actual salary considerations include skills, qualifications, experience, and location.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package designed to support your mental, physical, emotional, and financial well-being. Some highlights include:
- Health, dental, vision, life insurance, and 401k + match
- Generous paid time off, including parental leave and pet adoption leave
- Pet perks, including free exams and product/service discounts
- Mental health benefits, including coaching and therapy sessions
- Continuing education support, including free courses and CE credits
Who We're Looking For:
We seek an individual who fosters a positive and collaborative work environment, promoting growth and development among all team members. The ideal candidate will confidently manage a profitable and operationally sound clinic, partnering closely with our hospital manager to oversee day-to-day operations and liaising between regional leadership and clinic staff. If you thrive in a small team environment and are passionate about serving your community through exceptional care, education, and compassion, you'll feel right at home with us.
- Lead and supervise our exceptional medical team to ensure the delivery of outstanding veterinary care and client service 
- Maintain honesty, integrity, and accountability in all aspects of service provision 
- Cultivate empathy, compassion, and support for clients, pets, and colleagues 
- Uphold our commitment to exceptional quality of care and continuous education 
- Foster collaboration and teamwork to achieve our goal of top-quality veterinary care 
- Build and maintain trust with our clients and within our team 
Experience & Skills: 
- Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM/VMD) or equivalent degree required
- Medical Director experience or willingness to learn and grow with your team 
- State Veterinary Board License in good standing 
- Active DEA license or DEA licensure eligible 
Our Location:
Rochester, NY, nestled in the Finger Lakes region, offers a high quality of life with its scenic landscapes, outdoor activities, and excellent schools. Discover why Rochester is one of New York's best-kept secrets and a fantastic place to live and practice veterinary medicine.
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.