Santa Paula, California Veterinary Medical Director
Ohana Pet Hospital
Location: Santa Paula, California
Type: Full Time
DVM or equivalent
Internal Number: Ohana Pet Hospital SP
Ohana Pet Hospital is searching for experienced veterinarian to lead our team as Medical Director. We have two locations in Ventura and Santa Paula; with this role focusing on our Santa Paula team. This is a full-time position with flexible scheduling (Monday-Saturday, ideally four days each week, but open to alternative scheduling).
We are an AAHA accredited, progressive companion animal general practice that focuses on training and developing our teams’ individual needs. We have a wonderful team of friendly, compassionate doctors and staff. Our mission is "To provide compassionate care for our Ohana – our Family,” which includes our patients, clients, teammates, animal rescue partners, vendors, community, and environment. This is reflected in our culture of a family feel with both staff and clients.
General medicine and surgery for dogs and cats
Talented technician team, including multiple RVTs
Urgent care (same day appointments and emergencies)
Dentistry (with digital dental x-ray)
Limited exotics medicine (reptiles, rabbits, pocket pets)
Rehabilitation medicine, acupuncture, and holistic medicine
Affordable beach town with nice clientele and laid-back vibe
Full-time doctors work 3-4 shifts per week
3 pillars: client education, supporting rescues, and being eco-friendly
Passion for animals and helping people
We highly value compassion, empathy..... and humor!
5+ years of general practice and/or emergency receiving experience
Demonstrates exceptional leadership skills (prior Medical Director experience is a plug)
In addition to high-quality medicine and surgical skills, we are looking for doctors with excellent client communication and customer service skills as well as a dedication to teaching staff
Commitment to lifelong learning and staying on top of the latest industry developments/tools
We require a valid California veterinary license and ability to obtain a DEA license
Compensation and Benefits:
Competitive base DOE
Exciting bonus package / relocation assistance
Medical Director stipend
Generous PTO with rollover
Medical, dental, and vision with HSA option
Personal pet discounts
AVMA PLIT coverage
Paid parental leave / bonding time
Annual CE allowance with paid days to attend
Paid license renewal fees and membership dues
Thought partnership with a talented Medical Advisor Board
Investment in your interests (National Park pass, gym membership, charity donation, etc.)
Plus much more!
Join our family at Ohana Pet Hospital and become a part of our commitment to providing exceptional veterinary care in southern California.
APPLY TODAY to contribute your skills and passion to our mission of promoting the health and well-being of pets in our community.