Veterinary Medical Director

Medical Leadership Aurora, Colorado


Position at Mile High Animal Hospital of Aurora

Medical Director, Veterinarian 

Mile High Animal Hospital of Aurora, a Thrive Pet Healthcare partner, we recognize what you and your team face each day. Through our collaborative community of veterinary care providers, you'll have the support, tools, and resources you need to take your practice to the next level because we wholeheartedly believe in you, and your ability to provide the very best care for your patients. 

Who We Are 

At Mile High Animal Hospital of Aurora you’ll feel the warmth and openness of a unique clinic while having the opportunity and security of a united network that has your back.  

Our team is looking for a Medical Director, Veterinarian to join our team. Our philosophy is to be fair and transparent with our clients and advocates for their pets. We offer transparency, simplicity, and options to best meet our client's needs.  Our hospital focuses on practice with a "family feel" in addition to our Emotional Intelligence and Direct Communication training (courses to empower people to stimulate positive change within their practices).

Mile High Animal Hospital of Aurora is located in sunny Aurora, Colorado. We have a well-equipped facility with a devoted and highly skilled staff.  We have a passion for supporting an emotionally intelligent atmosphere with a culture that understands the importance of a great work/life balance!  

About Us


  •      AAHA accredited, Fear Free Facility
  •      Busy four doctor practice
  •      Great technician and doctor relationship with all technicians being CVTs
  •      Offer many services including preventative care, surgery, dentistry, acupuncture, counterconditioning/happy visits for high FAS patients, laser therapy, and many more

Who We Are Looking For

  •      A strong leader who wants to build a great medical team
  •      3 or more years of experience as a Veterinarian
  •      Excellent interpersonal skills, strong written and oral communication skills
  •      Sound medical reasoning skills and strong medical ethics

Provide your best care as a Thrive Pet Healthcare Veterinarian. 

As Medical Director, you’ll have the guidance and resources to excel as a leader. This includes access to a Medical Initiatives Committee and Thrive Certified Leader Curriculum to become stronger and more equipped to develop your practice. 

Our veterinarians form a vast peer network of multi-disciplinary experts who are here to bolster your professional and personal wellbeing.  When you need to rebalance, you’ll have access to resources and benefits that are meaningful because they’re built around nurturing your mental health. This means taking the time you need with options for flexible scheduling to fit every phase of your career and life. 

Our network of hospitals provides the career mobility you need to fit your career and life. You’ll have customizable learning through our top-notch development and training engine, including CE libraries, mentorship, industry-leading educational programs, and more. 

The success of your patients’ care matters to you, and your success matters to us. Our progressive compensation model includes competitive base salaries with production compensation opportunities. Plus, no negative accrual. 

Experience & Skills Requirements 

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM / VMD) or equivalent degree required
  • State Veterinary Board License and must be in good standing for the state in which they intend to be hired, prior to their start date
  • Active DEA license or DEA licensure eligible

Benefits – Our Care in Action 

We provide benefits spread comprehensively across your mental, physical, emotional, and financial wellbeing designed to meet your needs as a unique individual. Some key benefits include: 

  •       Paid time off including 8-weeks of full-pay parental leave, bereavement to grieve both humans and pets, and time off for new pet adoptions.
  •       Pet perks include free exams, discounts on products and services, and more at all Thrive Pet Healthcare locations.
  •       Generously subsidized backup and ongoing care support for children, adults, and pets
  •       Mental health benefits including coaching and therapy sessions.
  •       Continuing education support through free courses, CE credits and paid time off to complete.

And so much more! 

Plus, we have a Medical Excellence & Education platform including a Clinical Research Committee, Specialty Directors Board, Doctor Mentorship Committee, and more. This platform is designed to support and empower you with the knowledge, tools, and resources to strengthen and nurture your professional journey. 

To learn more about this amazing opportunity, apply today or reach out to us at [email protected]. 

Compensation negotiable based on credentials and experience with an annual PROSAL range starting at $130,000 per year. The actual salary offered will carefully consider a wide range of factors, including your skills, qualifications, experience, and location. 

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.

You take great care of pets and our clients... We take great care of you.