Full-Time Medical Director for wonderful 24/7 Houston Hospital
Sunset Animal Hospital
Location: Houston, Texas
Type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive Base!
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: Sunset Animal Hospital
The world has changed, so we’ve reimagined what it looks like to be a part of animal care.
Are you an experienced associate looking to take the next step in your career? Are you an experienced Medical Director looking to work in a diverse and well-paced environment? Do you want your work to make positive changes in people's lives so you can feel good about what you do too? Well our team at Sunset Animal Hospital is dedicated to making positive changes too! If you answered yes to any of these, we want you!
"We are here to support our patients in all stages of their life, especially during times of emergency when critical care is needed most!”- Catherine Coloccia, Hospital Coach
Our professional and courteous health care team aspires to excellence in medical quality and client service. We utilize the most cutting-edge knowledge, equipment, and techniques available to care for your pets and exceed your expectations. We recognize the bond between people and animals and thus treat pets as part of the family. We love pets so much that we offer all of our professional veterinary services 24 hours a day, seven days a week, so we are there when you need us.
Why Sunset Animal Hospital?
Sunset Animal Hospital is a 24/7 hospital located in the heart of Houston. We believe in giving pets the longest, healthiest life with those who love them.
We are an AAHA-accredited, fully equipped veterinary hospital with a beautiful building that adds to the wonderful atmosphere here!
The team at Sunset Animal Hospital is not only dedicated to compassionate care, but we also have a family culture among the staff. Our well supported team has hundreds of years of experience combined and is always ready to share ways to practice quality medicine!
Clinic Hours: Always open. 24/7
All our Benefits are rooted in ownership, growth, and well-being:
Veterinary Stock Ownership Plan (VSOP®)
Flexible spending account
Paid time off
Paid parental leave
Pet Health Discounts
Voluntary Life and AD&D, and Short-Term Disability
Long-Term Disability Coverage
Health savings account
Employee Assistance Program
Professional development assistance
WE BELIEVE IN VETERINARY OWNERSHIP
VSOP® is an innovative way to have ownership in your hospital. It will provide you with the tools to grow both financially and professionally, without upfront monetary investment. As the hospital grows from your hard work and dedication, so will the value of your VSOP®.
SUVETO VETERINARY HEALTH
We are part of an innovative network of hospitals that are owned and operated by the veterinarians working in each hospital. Suveto is not corporate ownership, nor private practice, but enjoys the best parts and benefits of both.
To provide medical, professional, ethical, and cultural leadership within the service at Sunset Animal Hospital
To provide overall training, supervision, organization, direction, and professional evaluation of the staff.
Develops, approves, and ensures our standards of care are upheld within the Veterinary Service
Oversees veterinarians in regards to procedures, performance, and ethics
Assists in veterinarian recruiting, orientation, management, development, and training
Receives and approves all Veterinary service scheduling to ensure uninterrupted service availability and support
Policy development, implementation, and documentation
Works to investigate and evaluate new medication and product requests
Maintains awareness of daily operations and assists in proactively addressing problems
Develops and promotes a team approach towards problem-solving
Manages client complaints involving the veterinary service including interaction with the clients, record review, recommendations for corrective action if warranted, coaching of involved parties
Maintains awareness of changing safety and regulatory standards
Encourages and measures clinician engagement
Skills * Diagnostic skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with clients, colleagues, and support staff
Exceptional interpersonal skills, including conflict management and relationship building
Calm under pressure
Flexible – able to compromise; willing to adjust to change in a positive manner
Team player – willing to work with other clinicians and staff to support the needs of the practice
Maintains integrity at all times and serves as a mentor and role model for colleagues and staff
Balanced – embraces healthy work-life balance for self and others
Practices mindful leadership
Excellent organizational skills, able to complete multiple projects in a timely manner
Demonstrated ability to utilize business principles and systems thinking
DVM or equivalent
TX License to practice Veterinary medicine (Preferred)
We are part of an innovative network of hospitals that are owned and operated by veterinarians working in each hospital. As a part of Suveto, we can offer ownership opportunities, leading-edge technology, and growth opportunities.