Managing Veterinarian- General Practice- Williamsport PA

Job Description

Job Description

Managing Veterinarian/Medical Director opening in Northeastern Pennsylvania- Joint Ownership

We are actively seeking an experienced Veterinarian who is interested in joint ownership at our NVA hospital, in Williamsport, PA. Our ownership opportunities are available for the right candidate who is looking for both long-term stability and financial rewards.

Job Summary:

The Animal Hospital on the Golden Strip in Williamsport, Pennsylvania is hiring a diligent and driven Managing Veterinarian / Medical Director. You will be responsible for providing medical leadership for a team of collaborative veterinarians and crafting an environment that fosters teamwork and quality medicine. You will also partner with the Hospital Manager to ensure the success and growth of the hospital and work with Divisional Leadership to accomplish hospital goals.

About Us:

The Animal Hospital on the Golden Strip has a culture of teamwork that is driven by its willingness to mentor and work together to build and maintain a high morale for all team members. We are exceptionally proud of our capable and versatile team of technicians who assist the doctors in many aspects of medicine to provide patients the highest quality of medicine and care. Every single day the team strives to sponsor a happy work environment for all. We care deeply about making sure pets have everything they need to be happy and healthy by providing clear communication built on trust and integrity.

We are a community driven practice, we passionately serve by sponsoring local events, provide discounted care for local rescues, and proudly care for “Jedi”, a Golden Lab who sits with children and adults testifying in the local courtroom. We also work with our local AZA accredited Zoo!

Duties and Responsibilities:

Your duties will include: coordinating cases to ensure positive outcomes, accurate estimates, and excellent client communication, establishing protocols, and leading staff members in education and performance.

The Managing Veterinarian/Medical Director will maintain medical protocols, assure current licensure of all Veterinarians, document required CE hours per calendar year and oversee transfer of medical cases.

Financial Responsibilities – In partnership with the Hospital Manager, the Managing Veterinarian/Medical Director is responsible for the financial performance of the hospital. Responsibilities include:

  • Preparing operating and capital budgets and meeting budget expectations
  • In tandem with the Hospital Manager, directing staff and the overall management of the practice, under the direction of NVA Divisional Leadership.
  • Managing of the hospital’s revenue, expenses and preparing an annual planning matrix.
  • Ownership for the revenue and success of the practice by monitoring key financial reports.

Team Leadership and Management – As a leader the Managing Veterinarian/Medical Director will participate in the recruiting and interview process for Veterinarians and general team members when appropriate. The Managing Veterinarian/Medical Director will monitor other Veterinarians performance, prepare their work schedules and develop compliance protocols. The Managing Veterinarian/Medical Director will handle training of all medical staff including mentorship of new graduates.

Additional leadership responsibilities of this role include:

Growing the Practice – as the Managing Veterinarian/Medical Director at The Animal Hospital on the Golden Strip you will be joining a team of three Doctors and 30 support staff, comprised of technicians, receptionists, vet assistants groomers and kennel attendants. Growing the practice is a crucial component of this role. The Managing Veterinarian/Medical Director will partner with the Hospital Manger to drive patient visits and community involvement by championing change and driving innovation. The Managing Veterinarian/Medical Director will monitor client service, marketing and NVA growth initiatives.

This large facility hosts five exam rooms, an enclosed surgery suite, treatment and procedure room, large doctor’s office, grooming at the front of the building and boarding for 50 pets. The practice also has a full in-house laboratory, digital x-ray, ultrasound and therapeutic laser services.


  • Highly competitive base salary + bonuses
  • Health, dental and vision coverage
  • Life Insurance, Short term/Long Term Disability
  • Covered 100% liability insurance
  • 401 (K) plan plus match
  • Vacation and sick time
  • CE days and allowance
  • Paid State License and DEA
  • Paid professional dues/fees

The Area

Williamsport is mostly famously known as the original home of Little League Baseball. It is home to the Little League World Museum and hosts the Little League Baseball® World Series.

Williamsport boasts four scenic seasons. Locals enjoy nature in the form of camping, boating, fishing and kayaking. There are also great hiking and biking trails such as the Pine Creek trail and numerous state forest trails. In the winter you will find well-groomed snowmobile trails and excellent skiing in the area.

You can also enjoy locally grown produce and artisanal items and freshly prepared foods at the Williamsport Farmers market.

The downtown area of Williamsport is equipped with a movie theater, sports complex for indoor soccer and batting cages and two brand new YMCA facilities for a range of fitness selections.

Located 50 minutes from State College. 90 minutes from Harrisburg, 120 minutes from NYC and Philadelphia.


You must meet the minimum qualifications of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or Veterinariae Medicinae Doctoris (VMD), License to practice medicine in Pennsylvania and DEA license.

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Williamsport, Pennsylvania, United States

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