Managing Veterinarian | AAHA Accredited

Job Description

Job Description

Westside Animal Hospital in Fort Wayne, IN is hiring a Managing Veterinarian/Medical Director for their AAHA accredited practice!

Westside Animal Hospital is a full-service small animal veterinary hospital located in Fort Wayne, Indiana. We’re a 4-doctor practice, looking to add a 5th. Our location is convenient to the southwest (Aboite) area of Fort Wayne. Our state-of-the-art animal hospital features the latest in medical technology. Everything you may need for your pet is available in one place: including outpatient care, hospitalization, surgery, radiology, laboratory, ultrasound, pharmacy, boarding, and grooming.

Complementing our beautiful facility and commitment to quality medicine, our compassionate approach to our patients is equally important. We treat every pet as if it were our own. You will quickly discover what makes Westside Animal Hospital such a special place: that rare combination of modern medical care, personalized attention, and extraordinary service.

Our ideal candidate has at least 4 years of experience working as a small or mixed animal veterinarian and has an interest in surgery and dentistry. Previous experience in a leadership role overseeing Associate Veterinarians is preferred, but all veterinarians with at least two years of experience as a veterinarian will be considered!

Job Summary:

The Managing Doctor is responsible for providing medical leadership for the hospital, managing associate veterinarians, and assuring regulatory compliance relating to the practice of veterinary medicine. The Managing Doctor is also responsible for creating an environment of teamwork in which quality medicine and exceptional client service are delivered.

In partnership with the Hospital Manager, the Managing Doctor is responsible for the financial performance and general operations of the hospital under the guidance of Divisional Leadership. In addition, the Hospital Manager and Managing Doctor are responsible for cultivating a supportive and collaborative team environment.

The Managing Veterinarian partners with the Hospital Manager (Field/Divisional leadership team) to drive financial performance and general operations of the hospital and to more broadly cultivate a supportive and collaborative team environment. This hospital-level team is supported by their KIT Divisional Leadership who provides practice management training, reporting, and ongoing resources to develop a best in class hospital. The hospital is one of many that report into this KIT division, so the Managing Veterinarian can expect to network with and learn from peers in similar roles in veterinary clinics nearby.

Check out our website to learn more about our practice and get to know our current team of associates:


  • In-house Training & Mentorship
  • Competitive salary
  • Insurance- Medical, Dental, Vision, Malpractice, Disability
  • 401K plans
  • Continuing education allowance
  • Career Growth/Advancement Opportunities
  • Paid dues for AVMA, IVMA, State license and DEA dues
  • Professional Malpractice Insurance
  • Paid Vacation & Sick Time

Skills and Basic Qualifications:

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree, or equivalent, from an accredited university.
  • Licensure in good standing to practice in the state of Indiana
  • 2 years of experience as a practicing veterinarian (DVM) – required
  • 4 years of experience as a practicing veterinarian (DVM) – preferred
  • Previous management and supervisory experience – preferred
  • Small Animal surgery experience: spays, neuters, mass removals
  • Commitment to practicing the highest standard of medicine and upholding the veterinary code of ethics.
  • Delegates tasks and achieves results with hospital team members.
  • Leads employees by coaching, correcting, developing, and motivating them to achieve success.

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of the company to afford equal opportunities to all applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, non-disqualifying disability or status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States

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