VCA Veterinary Specialists of the Valley is looking for an experienced specialist to lead our team as Specialty Medical Director. VSV is a well-established, specialty & referral center with 24-hour emergency service with specialists in Internal Medicine, Surgery, Critical Care, Oncology, Neurology and Cardiology. We are an ACVECC trauma center, VECCS certified facility and an AAHA accredited hospital.
Our state-of-the-art, 10,000 sq. ft. facility features all of the latest diagnostic equipment on-site: full interventional radiology with a brand new GE fluoroscopy C-arm, Stortz ureteroscope, and SUB and stenting capabilities. Complete Synthes locking plate system, Biomedtrix BFX total hip system, Storz laparoscopy and arthroscopy, CT, 1.5 Tesla high definition MRI, digital ultrasound, a wide array of GI, nasal, and bronchial endoscopes including video-flexible and rigid, telemetry, digital radiography and a complete in-house laboratory, including viscoelastic coagulation testing. We have highly-trained and talented technical staff including registered veterinary technicians, veterinary assistants and doctor's assistants.
The Medical Director (MD) under direction of the field management team, is responsible for establishing the medical quality and patient care practiced by all doctors in a given hospital. The MD achieves this through strong leadership and serving as a mentor and role model for the associate veterinarians and staff. An MD should demonstrate a strong work ethic, integrity, and a consistent positive attitude. The MD is also an integral part of the hospital management team responsible for the overall financial performance of the hospital, and helps create and drive the overall direction for the hospital that will achieve positive results. The MD also fulfills all of the duties of a staff veterinarian in addition to the specific responsibilities of Medical Director.
We're located in the heart of L.A.'s San Fernando Valley/Santa Monica Mountains, just 15 minutes to Malibu beaches and the Santa Monica Mountain Recreation Area, and a short drive to all the excitement that Los Angeles has to offer. Woodland Hills also has award winning schools which makes it perfect for families.
As a member of the VCA family, your love for medicine and compassion for pets and people is matched with a commitment to your professional growth. Eligible full-time employees will be rewarded with a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including:
Health & Wellness
An innovative, new department focused on associate health and wellbeing, with programs such as company sponsored Headspace app subscriptions, Vault financial wellness tools, and access to additional mental health resources.
401k retirement savings plan, with matching contributions of 25% of the first 4% of your eligible compensation
Health, dental, vision insurance with HSA/FSA, infertility benefits
Paid parental, vacation and sick leave
Flexible scheduling for work/life balance
Continuing Education Allowance and Paid Continuing Education Days
WOOF University, offering abundant CE for Doctors and Staff
Opportunities to mentor with one of the largest providers of private practice internships and residencies in the U.S.
Opportunities to participate in a robust clinical studies program
Up to 100% Pet Care Discount for your own pets
100% paid professional liability coverage
100% paid life insurance
100% paid short-term disability insurance
Access to a network of 6,000 doctors, including more than 600 specialists
For more information about this position, please contact Rayna Faumuina, Sr. Talent Acquisition Partner, Specialty, at email@example.com or 760-891-9903.
Internal Number: R-40931
About VCA Animal Hospitals
VCA Animal Hospitals operates more than 1,000 small animal veterinary hospitals in the U.S., Canada and Japan. The hospitals are staffed by more than 4,500 fully qualified, dedicated and compassionate veterinarians to give pets the very best in medical care, of which over 600 are board certified specialists who are experts in areas such as oncology, cardiology, emergency and critical care, and surgery for animals. VCA Animal Hospitals provides a full range of general practice services to keep pets well and specialized treatments when pets are ill. As part of the Mars Veterinary Health family of brands, VCA is committed to its purpose—A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS®.