Join VCA and practice medicine your way! Our client base is growing at VCA Castle Shannon Animal Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA. VCA Castle Shannon is both AAHA and AAFP accredited. We have been proudly serving the community for over 75 years, offering both GP and ER services. We are very proud of our experienced team of doctors, technicians and client service representative. We are seeking a Medical Director to join our team.
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.
Our Medical Director needs to be an effective leader who can serve as a mentor and role model for our veterinarians and staff, while adding individual skill and personality to our team. We value these unique differences and the way they contribute to the special culture and service in our hospitals.
The Medical Director will play an integral role in the overall success of the hospital by creating and motivating the team to achieve positive results. Duties will include but will not be limited to
hiring, training and mentoring associate doctors and techs.
making the doctor schedule
promoting our high quality patient care and advance the care to an even higher level by ensuring AAHA critical care protocols are followed.
The MD also fulfills all of the duties of a staff veterinarian in addition to the specific responsibilities of Medical Director. A 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.
At VCA, all of our hospitals are former private practices that have retained the spirit that made them successful and now have the people and financial resources of a large veterinary community. Our philosophy is to provide our doctors and hospital teams with the tools to be successful. We then rely on our doctors to make the best decisions for their patients.
VCA offers competitive compensation and great benefits for eligible employees, including medical/dental, generous personal pet care discounts and more!