Veterinary Medical Director

Medical Leadership Rochester, New York


Position at Thrive Pet Healthcare

Rochester Community Animal Clinic (RCAC), a high-volume, high-quality spay/neuter and vaccine clinic serving Rochester, New York, seeks a Full-Time Veterinary Medical Director to lead our team at our dynamic veterinary hospital.  
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 wants to be part of a team with a family feel and enjoys providing basic education & wellness care— including vaccines, routine testing, and parasite prevention---to animals owned by low-income clients and rescue organizations.
  • A veterinarian who desires and can work with our large and active feral cat (TNVR) community.
  • 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. 
  • A leader who enjoys a fast-paced environment and enjoys leading a dynamic team.
  • 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: 
Rochester Community Animal Clinic (RCAC) is a high-volume, high-quality spay/neuter and vaccine clinic serving Rochester, New York’s low-income community, and numerous pet rescue and adoption organizations.
About Our Location: 
Rochester, NY, nestled in the Finger Lakes region, offers a high quality of life with four beautiful seasons, abundant outdoor activities, and excellent schools. Check out "100 Reasons to Love Rochester" to discover more about our vibrant city!   
Join us in providing exceptional care to pets and their families in Rochester, NY!
Compensation is negotiable based on credentials and experience, with an annual salary range from $120,000 to $140,000. 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.