Ridge Lake Animal Hospital is a well-established, full-service, small animal veterinary hospital providing comprehensive medical, surgical and dental care for dogs, cats, birds, pocket pets and exotic animals.
Our state of the art animal health care facility features modern exam rooms, a surgical suite, digital x-ray equipment including a digital dental x-ray machine, ultrasound, surgical and therapy lasers, a closely supervised hospitalization area, a well-stocked pharmacy, and indoor boarding kennels with a spacious outdoor walking area. We also offer a warm, comfortable, kid-friendly environment for clients as well. In addition to our first-rate veterinary care services, we are also very active in the community, participating in school career days, community pet health events, and reduced cost spay and neuter programs.
We are seeking a Full Time Lead Veterinarian/ Chief of Staff to join our talented team of 3 Doctors at our AAHA accredited facility. We have a small, wonderful team at Ridge Lake, driven by the ability to add the personal touch within all of our services in a relaxed environment. We are located a mass transit ride away from Washington, DC but also close to the historic, rural Occoquan, which is known for its great restaurants, crafts and hometown atmosphere. Also, there are many specialists in the area that we are able to refer cases to as well as have specialists that come in to do surgery for us.
The Lead Veterinarian serves as the clinical leader of the Hospital. He or she is responsible for the ongoing evaluation and management of clinical practices as well as the delivery of patient care. The Lead Veterinarian works in partnership with the Practice Manager to ensure a high standard of medical case management and to provide an excellent experience for our clients and their pets, as well as carrying a clinical caseload similar to your hospital colleagues.
Current Virginia license/ or ability to become licensed in VA
2+ years of leadership/management experience preferred
Excellent communication skills, both with clients and staff.
Are you also interested in an outstanding opportunity to be a part of our Associate Ownership program?
The CVP Hospital Investment Program (CHIP) provides Lead Veterinarians and select Associate Veterinarians and Practice Managers with opportunities to invest in the community they are helping to build, allowing them to share in the financial growth of our combined commitment to CVP~
Ridge Lake Animal Hospital is open Monday through Friday, which may change in 2022 to some short Sat hours. This position includes a combination of days and evenings. We offer a very competitive salary and eligibility for generous benefits including healthcare, vacation, continuing education allowance, disability, and 401k.
About Community Veterinary Partners
Community Veterinary Partners (CVP) mission is to bring joy to families by providing the best care possible to the pets they love. A growing community of 80 animal hospitals in the Eastern US, CVP empowers our veterinary professionals by providing unwavering support services that allows them to get back to what they love doing the most – caring for pets.