At CityVet - Our Purpose is Pets, Our Passion is People

Lead Veterinarian (Lead DVM)

Happy people. Healthy pets.

At CityVet, we believe healthy pets start with happy people. We know that making sure our employees are well taken care of and have everything they need goes hand in hand with a positive, and productive work environment.

Our local-ownership structure allows Lead Veterinarians the freedom to lead their clinic and provide unique people-centered care.  Each of our vet-led clinics follows the same people-first care when it comes to its employees and provides them with ample opportunities to become the leaders they aspire to be.

All pet lovers welcome

At CityVet, we know our team of happy people is as unique and diverse as the pets we care for. We recruit and promote CityVet team members based on their abilities and accomplishments and create a welcoming environment for all.

People and pets are our purpose

The Lead Veterinarian (Lead DVM) works with the Practice Manager to oversee the daily operations of the facility in its entirety, including business management, financial management and overall clinical operations. The Lead Veterinarian ensures all team members provide quality and ethical care to all clients and their pets, working to build lasting relationships and referrals while acting as client brand ambassadors through client education and cost-effective treatment options. It is the Lead Veterinarian’s responsibility to ensure a positive working environment and the achievement of the Center’s goals and set metrics, while implementing and enforcing all CityVet policies, standards, and procedures.

Essential qualifications:

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs to waist height
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine license in practicing state
  • Frequent standing, bending, walking, lifting, carrying, and reaching

A day in the life:

  • Complete, in a timely and accurate manner, all scheduled appointments, drop-off appointments, walk-in appointments, surgeries, treat and address wounds, dental surgeries, including monitoring the administration of anesthesia with the help of the Veterinary Technician team for all assigned patients.
  • Continuously engage with and mentor all new graduate Associate Veterinarians who join the Center for the first year of their career with CityVet to teach them successful time management skills, proper patient triage, surgical techniques and staff interaction and conflict resolution.
  • Lead the overall financial performance of the Center and participate in budget meetings along with the Practice Manager and the Home Office team to review financial performance, metrics, and trends.

Purr-worthy people care

At CityVet, we put an added focus on the well-being of our staff members because caring for people and their pets is no easy task. CityVet prioritizes meeting the full range of physical and mental well-being needs of our people.

In addition to 100% paid health insurance, life insurance, long-term disability insurance, paid time off, a competitive 401k program, vision and dental insurance, and HSA options, our full-time veterinarians receive:

  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Short Term Disability
  • Leadership Academy
  • Clinic Ownership
  • Pet-care Discounts

Haven’t found your role?

Visit our careers page HERE to complete a comprehensive search for a role that fits your personality and skill set.

Know the perfect pet lover?

Submit your contact information HERE for an opportunity to receive up to $5,000 if your contact is hired and meets our Community Referral Program qualifications. Read more about the program HERE!

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Doctorate degree in Veterinary Medicine from an accredited school of Veterinary Medicine.