Veterinary Medical Director - CARE Veterinary Center
Thrive Pet Healthcare
Location: Frederick, Maryland
Type: Full Time
DVM or equivalent
Thrive Pet Healthcare seeks a Veterinary Medical Director to lead our team at CARE Veterinary Center in beautiful Frederick, Maryland!
Join our community of veterinary care providers for the support, tools, and resources to elevate your practice and provide top-notch patient care. We believe in your abilities and are committed to helping you succeed. As the Medical Director at CARE, you’ll have additional guidance and backing through the Medical Initiatives Committee to develop your team.
Our practice enjoys a strong referral base and support from our local and surrounding primary care veterinarians. The team includes Emergency, Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Surgery (orthopedic & soft tissue), and an excellent staff of exceptional Veterinary Technicians and Technician Assistants.
Our facility is fully equipped with an 8-slice CT, HBOT, digital radiography, GE ultrasound units, full endoscopy equipment, a Surgical suite, and a full rehabilitation unit with an underwater treadmill.
The region has several blue-ribbon schools, plus a thriving performing arts area. For your recreational needs, there is the C&O Canal Trail, which runs for 184 miles from Washington, DC to Cumberland, MD. Close to historic Harpers Ferry, WV where John Brown’s raid on the Armory occurred, Antietam National Battlefield in Sharpsburg, MD, and Pack Horse Ford in Shepherdstown, WV, the region has endless opportunities to experience the rich history of our nation’s past. And don’t forget our professional sports teams! The Redskins and The Ravens for Football, The Wizards for basketball, The Capitals for hockey, DC United for soccer, and The Nationals and Orioles for baseball. Nestled just outside the hustle and bustle of two major cities, you get the charm of a small town with access to all the excitement our neighbors have to offer.
Our network of 400 clinics across the country creates an exceptional community of veterinary professionals and resources. Thrive Pet Healthcare derives its power from individuality and interconnectivity. We are proud of our Specialty Directors Board, which is designed to connect specialists like you nationwide for networking, community, and mentorship as needed. The Board is just one element of our unique Medical Excellence and Education platform that includes a Clinical Research Committee, a Doctor Mentorship Committee, and more. It aims to provide you with the necessary knowledge, tools, and resources to enhance your professional journey.
Provide your best care as a Thrive Pet Healthcare veterinarian.
Our veterinarians form a vast peer network of multi-disciplinary experts here to bolster your professional and personal well-being by offering support. You’ll have access to meaningful resources and benefits when you need to rebalance because they’re built around nurturing your mental health. This means taking the time you need with options for flexible scheduling like three to five-day work weeks to fit every phase of your career and life.
Benefits – our care in action
We invest heavily in our teams' growth and development. We nurture an emotionally intelligent workplace and strive to maintain a positive work/life balance. We pride ourselves in creating an environment that meets your specific needs and enhances your quality of life and work.
Some of our benefits include:
A progressive compensation model includes competitive base salaries with additional production opportunities, with no negative accrual and a medical director stipend.
A Personal + Professional Package of Paid Time Off
Generous Paid Vacation, Parental leave, PURR-rental leave, and bereavement – to grieve both humans and pets.
Separate paid time to pursue Continuing Education
Generous Support for Board Study Paid Time
Emotional health and well-being, as we understand the unique challenges of veterinary care and offer resources to alleviate them.
Educational support because knowledge is power and fundamental in your growth and development.
Impressive Pet Perks – free exams and discounts on products and services at all Thrive locations.
To explore opportunities with us, please review the following job requirements and contact us!
Experience & Skills Requirements
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM/VMD) or equivalent degree required
State Veterinary Board License and must be in good standing for the state in which they intend to be hired, before their start date.
An active DEA license or DEA licensure is eligible.
Experienced Emergency Veterinarian, Board Certified Criticalist or Residency Trained Veterinarian.
At Thrive Pet Healthcare, we celebrate and embrace the uniqueness and diversity of all our team members, pet parents, and pets. We strive to create a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture where all team members belong and feel empowered.
Welcome To Thrive Pet Healthcare
A first-of-its-kind pet healthcare network dedicated to helping your pet thrive through every stage of life.
We are more than simply another veterinary provider. We are a true partner in your pet’s well-being. Everything we do is done with empathy, consideration, and genuine care that comes from a shared passion and universal belief that they’re more than a pet, they’re part of the family.