Medical Director/Managing Veterinarian

Job Description

Job Description

Southwest Animal Clinic in the inner loop (near the Medical Center/West U) of Houston, TX, is a fast-paced hospital and seeking a Medical Director for our practice. He/she will provide leadership and is responsible for setting the medical standards at the practice as well as working directly with the practice manager to ensure the financial health of the business.

We are committed to delivering care, and we seek to build a relaxing atmosphere.

For over 60 years, we have helped thousands of dogs and cats live healthier, longer-lasting lives.

Our facility is equipped with a variety of services;

  • including an in-house laboratory,
  • digital radiography,
  • cold laser therapy as a pain management offering.

Job Description

As a Medical Director you will:

  • Examine animals and check their health status by appointment or walk-ins
  • Diagnose illnesses and determine the best treatment
  • Dress wounds of injured animals
  • Perform dental, ophthalmic and orthopedic surgeries
  • Vaccinate animals to prevent diseases
  • Spay and neuter cats and dogs as needed
  • Prescribe medication
  • Advise pet owners on nutrition, preventive healthcare and general care
  • Conduct home visits occasionally, in case of emergency
  • Update client records


  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree
  • 5+ years experience
  • Leadership skills

Additional information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

As an employee , you will have access to a wide range of benefits, training, and career growth opportunities.

Benefits include but not limited to:

  • Mentorship / Training
  • Work-Life-Family (Flexible) scheduling
  • Competitive Compensation Plans
  • Maternity and Paternity Leave
  • Paid licensing fees, CE’s and professional dues
  • Insurance: Medical, vision, dental, and more
  • Paid-time off

About the Employer: This hospital is owned and operated by NVA. At our hospitals, our Veterinarians make decisions about medicine and treatment choices.

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Bellaire, Texas, United States

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