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Veterinary Medical Director

Employer
BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital
Location
Del Rey Oaks, California
Closing date
Jul 21, 2024

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Practice Area
Small Animal
Position Type
Veterinary Internist / Specialist
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Veterinary Hospitals / Corporate
BluePearl Pet Hospital located in Del Rey Oaks (Monterey), CA is seeking a collaborative, engaged, and passionate veterinary leader with several years of clinical experience to lead our team of emergency and specialty clinicians in the role of Medical Director. The Medical Director will partner in leadership with hospital administration to create a sense of community and interact globally with the hospital and all clinicians. Using excellent communication and interpersonal skills, the Medical Director will support veterinary partner relationships and enhance an engaging work environment for all by making a positive impact on the culture while cultivating an environment where medical quality stands out. We offer a competitive salary and relocation assistance.

The annual salary range for this position is $111,440 to $298,240. This position is also eligible for an annual stipend of $50,000 and additionally may be eligible for a sign-on bonus and relocation assistance. BluePearl also offers additional ancillary benefits, including, but not limited to, shift differentials and weekend differentials. These ancillary benefits may fluctuate by region and/or hospital. Please discuss specific ancillary benefits with your interviewer.

The primary responsibilities of the Medical Director include upholding medical quality standards (patient care, client and referral veterinarian satisfaction, and patient safety), supporting quality and operational initiatives, fostering a clinician-driven culture and one that cultivates a learning environment, and clinician recruiting, engagement, and retention.

The ideal applicant needs to be self-motivated, collaborative, and able to work harmoniously and effectively with other clinicians, staff and referring veterinarians. We have an incredible collaborative relationship with our referring veterinarians, so the right candidate must be willing to interact in a variety of ways including making personal visits to their practices, presenting CE programs, and discussing cases by phone.

There is dedicated paid administrative time off the floor to allow for success in creating a positive impact.

We are truly in this together. We work to provide exceptional specialty and emergency care for pets by supporting each other through our shared passion, knowledge, and talents.

Our Monterey hospital is an AAHA certified, state-of-the-art, 24-hour emergency and referral hospital located in beautiful Monterey, on the Central Coast of California. Our hospital offers a complete in-hospital diagnostic suite including a 16-slice Toshiba Aquilion CT unit, stat-lab, rigid and flexible endoscopy, ultrasound, and digital radiography. We also have a private and dedicated oncology suite with a Germfree Class II, Type B Laminar Flow Biological Safety Cabinet and equipped with Phaseal closed system transfer devices. We are staffed with the following services: surgery, internal medicine, critical care, radiology, cardiology, interventional radiology, and 24/7 emergency. We also have a Minimally Invasive Surgery program with rigid laparoscopy, thoracoscopy, and arthroscopy.

Perks to living in the Monterey Bay area:
  • The hospital is located adjacent to the white sand beaches of Carmel and the spectacular coastline of Big Sur, and offers world-class recreational, athletic, dining, and cultural opportunities during your leisure time.
  • The Monterey Bay is famous for its Marine Wildlife and is ideally located to enjoy and explore the central coast area, Napa Valley, San Francisco, and Yosemite National Park.
  • We have an affluent, well-educated, pet-friendly community, and a beautiful environment.
  • Our specialty practice is family-oriented, with a top-notch staff and experiences significant growth every year.


Why choose BluePearl?

In order to transform and lead the industry through innovative quality medicine and care, we understand the importance of continuous learning. We offer annual continuing education allowance, free continuing education sessions, our own BluePearl University for training, and our clinicians have access to over 2,000 medical journals.

Because we encourage Associate growth, you will be surrounded by a group of dedicated, experienced team members. All Associates are leveled by their skillset in our unique leveling program. We also focus on developing our Associates into leaders through talent development programs and leadership workshops.

We value your health and well-being as an associate by providing you with the following benefits:
  • Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, parental leave, and floating holiday plans, 401(k) and life insurance options.
  • Company-paid Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Flexible work schedules.
  • A regional licensed social worker who can provide guidance, advice, and tips/tricks on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle while working in a fast-paced emergency and specialty care environment. In addition, access to 12 mental health care sessions annually at no charge to you, and other well-being resources through Lyra, an online mental health support platform.
  • Annual company store allowance.
  • Trupanion pet insurance and discounts to our associates for pet treatments, procedures, and food.

The future is yours to create. We have a wide array of opportunities and growth paths within the organization and within Mars Vet Health. Step up, stand out, get involved, and put your mark on our amazing profession!

BluePearl is committed to a diverse work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, sexual orientation or affectional preference, or gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.

Why BluePearl? Because it is an exceptional place to work!

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