Area Medical Director- Northeast

Philadelphia, PENNSYLVANIA | about 1 month

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Job Description


Petco is seeking a second Veterinarian Area Medical Director to provide leadership and management to current and future hospitals and the veterinarians within Petco owned full-service hospitals. This position will be responsible for overseeing our general practice hospitals in the Northeast (MA, PA, RI, NY) region of the United States.

  • Competitive Salary
  • Annual Bonus Eligible
  • Medical, Dental and Vision and 401k
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Petco Store and Hospital Discounts


Job Responsibilities include but not limited to: 

  • Lead and provide management to all hospitals in assigned area to drive hospital growth and deliver performance objectives
  • Manage, develop and provide mentorship to hospital veterinarians as well as any relief doctors who provide doctor services
  • Act as the primary medical point of contact for all Petco owned hospitals within assigned area and ensure compliance with hospital policies and procedures and with local, state, and federal laws

Requirements and Licensure include but not limited to: 

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from an AVMA-accredited veterinary school or its equivalent  
  • Active licensure as a veterinarian without contingencies in the states in which the assigned hospitals are located or ability to obtain by start date
  • Current DEA license  
  • Current Controlled Substance License, if applicable, in states in which the assigned hospitals are located or ability to obtain by start date
  • USDA Category I Accreditation or completion within two months of hire date
  • At least 2 years of clinical practice experience
  • Strong knowledge of medical operations including but not limited to: assurance of medical quality, setting protocols to ensure compliance with Petco SOPs and the state veterinary practice act, driving regular team educational enhancement opportunities, advising and leading medical case discussions as necessary, and knowledge of equipment and formulary medical use and needs


Position location: Open to states within the Northeast (PA, NY, MA, RI) region with a preference that the candidate live near an airport.
Learn more about Petco
With more than 50 years of service to pet parents, Petco is a leading pet specialty retailer that obsesses about delivering health and happy experiences for pets and the people who love them. We do this by providing the products, services, education and experiences that keep pets physically fit, mentally alert, socially engaged and emotionally happy.

Everything we do is guided by our vision:
Healthier Pets. Happier People. Better World.
The Petco Foundation , an independent nonprofit organization, has invested more than $200 million since it was created in 1999 to help promote and improve the welfare of companion animals. In conjunction with the Foundation, we work with and support thousands of local animal welfare groups across the country and, through in-store adoption events, help find homes for more than 400,000 animals every year.
If interested in learning more, please email: Lindsay.Cropper@Petco.com or call 858-692-8904

Petco Animal Supplies, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or any other protected classification.


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