Director of Specialty Medicine

Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts
Up to $225,000 annually
Sep 23, 2021
Dec 22, 2021
Practice Area
Small Animal
Contract Type
Full Time

We are seeking a small animal Director of Specialty Medicine (IM, Surgery, Anesthesia, Radiology, Cardiology, additional specialties as we grow) to join and lead our current team of Specialists and Associates.  Our  team includes a range of specialists who practice high quality medicine in a busy environment with a focus on patient, client and referral community care. We have a strong focus on education with our well-established in-house technician training and CE program and an emergency critical care residency and internship program. 


Duties to Be Performed:                                               

Lead, Manage and hold Accountable the veterinary specialists of CCVS Buzzards Bay 

Maintain consistent standard of care across specialties

Specialty Recruiting - interviews, recruiting events (15% travel to conferences/events)

Clinical case responsibility with 60% of time as clinician within candidate’s specialty

Manage specialty departmental budgets and specialist compensation

Education Desired:

Board certified by one of the American or European College of Veterinary small animal clinical specialties

Previous Experience Desired:

>3 years post residency in clinical SA practice


  • Flexible schedule with 2 days a week "on the floor" and additional administrative time you can self-schedule to achieve  ideal work/life balance 


    Choice of four Health Insurance Plans through United Healthcare


    • Option for Flexible Spending Account or Health Savings Account 


      Employee Assistance Program (EAP)


      Veterinary Social Worker on staff


    United Healthcare Dental Insurance; one option 100% paid for Employee


    United Healthcare Vision Insurance


    401K with company match


    Short and Long Term Disability Insurance available


    Complimentary Life Insurance $15,000; option to purchase more for employee and family


    PTO / Holidays


    Trupanion for two pets with $600 deductible


    Pet Discounts


    Generous Continuing Education Program


    MA/DEA License reimbursement / AVMA / MVMA dues and PLIT reimbursement / VIN allowance/ Specialty duesAs the only emergency and specialty referral hospital serving Cape Cod and the Islands, Cape Cod Veterinary Specialists continues to grow to keep up with the needs of our community. We are looking for a veterinary professional to lead our team who welcomes the challenge of delivering a consistent, solid standard of care while meeting the demands of a busy caseload.  

We are a proud United Veterinary Care Partner hospital. United Veterinary Care supports the unique culture and individuality of each partner hospital while empowering the hospital teams in their care for patients. One of our goals is to support our community of hospitals in creating sustainable, fulfilling careers in a profession we love.

Cape Cod's beaches are considered among the best in the world with 560 miles of coastline, especially those along the Cape Cod National Seashore. Some of our favorite activities are paddle boarding, hiking and kayaking. Bicycling is also popular, with three main bicycle trails that span through several towns. The Cape Baseball League is recognized as the best amateur summer  league in the country with 10 town teams, and summer camp for kids.  We are known for our exceptional, fresh seafood and restaurants, paired with local wineries and microbreweries. Explore the charm of Cape Cod’s villages or hop a ferry to Martha’s Vineyard or Nantucket. The Cape is home to numerous art galleries, and music venues including The Cape Symphony in Hyannis and live bands at The Cape Cod Melody Tent. We are popular for our live theater at The Cape Playhouse in Dennis and Cotuit Performing Arts Center. We are located one hour from both Boston and Providence for those seeking urban influence, and just a few hours from the hiking and skiing in New England is known for. Cape Cod Veterinary Specialists truly offers the capacity to be fulfilled in your work and enjoy your play.

Apply online at or email your CV and cover letter to 

Applicants being considered for hire must pass a drug test before beginning work after receiving an offer of employment. This ten panel drug test does not include testing for THC (Marijuana).  Applicants will be required to complete online paperwork authorizing the drug test and will be directed to choose a Quest Diagnostics facility convenient to them.  Upon receipt of the results, a hiring decision will be made.  A positive finding without an acceptable explanation may result in withdrawal of the offer of employment. Refusal to submit to testing will result in disqualification of further employment consideration.