VCA Regional Institute for Vet Emergencies and Referrals ??(VCA
RIVER) is a fast-paced, AAHA-accredited, 24-hour
emergency/specialty referral practice in Chattanooga, TN. We are
currently seeking a Specialty Medical Director to join our growing
hospital! This is an outstanding opportunity to continue practicing
medicine while establishing the direction and medical quality of
the hospital like an owner would, but without the risks of
ownership. Additionally, you'll have the solid backing of experts
in Operations, Marketing, Human Resources, Payroll, and more, to
help you succeed.
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 the hospital.
The MD achieves this through strong leadership and serving as a
mentor and role model for the associate veterinarians and staff.
The Medical Director 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.
Our multi-specialty group includes Critical Care, Surgery,
Neurology, Radiology, Internal Medicine, a full time physical
therapist for Rehab services and three rotating interns. This
type of collaboration makes for a rich and rewarding environment
where patient care can be optimized and learning is continuous.
Our large, AAHA accredited facility is 10,000 sq. ft. with 6
exam rooms and 2 surgery suites. We are equipped with 64-slice CT,
MRI, digital fluoroscopy, and both rigid and flexible endoscopy.
The physical therapy department has an underwater treadmill and K
laser. We also boast the only hyperbaric chamber in the area.
The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills,
leadership abilities, an energetic attitude, and an interest in
teaching??as well as empathy, compassion and enthusiasm for helping
clients and patients alike.
VCA RIVER is a large, 24-hour referral and emergency hospital
located in scenic Chattanooga, nestled at the foot of the
Appalachian Mountains, along the Tennessee River and an easy drive
from Nashville to the north and Atlanta to the south. Recently
named ??The Best Town Ever?? by Outside magazine,
Chattanooga boasts abundant recreational, cultural, and
As a member of the VCA family, your passion for medicine and
compassion for pets and people is matched with a commitment to your
professional growth. Among the reasons to consider joining VCA
Network of 3,800+ doctors, including more than 600
Largest provider of Private Practice Internships and Residencies
in the U.S.
WOOF University, offering abundant CE for Doctors and Staff.
Robust Clinical Studies program.
Opportunities to give back through strong Shelter partnerships
and VCA Charities.
Job ID: 54576693
Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
Position Title: Specialty Medical Director
Company Name: VCA Animal Hospitals
Job Function: Veterinarian: General Practice
VCA Inc. owns, operates, and manages the largest network of
freestanding veterinary hospitals and veterinary clinical reference
laboratories in North America, with more than 900 hospitals located
in the U.S. along with more than 55 clinical laboratories. VCA is
also a leading supplier of diagnostic imaging equipment to the
veterinary industry, as well as operating a franchisor of premier
dog daycare facilities.
1025 Connecticut Ave NW, Suite 1000 Washington, Dist. Columbia
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