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VCA Animal Hospitals Veterinary Medical Director, Guardian Veterinary Centre in Edmonton, Alberta

Veterinary Medical Director

Location: Edmonton, AB

Guardian Veterinary Centre is welcoming a Veterinary Medical Director to join our team of highly engaged and professional veterinary specialists. As a Veterinary Medical Director, your responsibilities will be providing leadership for the Clinic, and ensuring compliance relating to the practice of veterinary medicine. Working in partnership with the management team, you will contribute to the financial performance of the hospital by setting and meeting budgeting and operational targets, directing and fostering the veterinary team to deliver exceptional client experience and excellence in veterinary care.

  • Experience leading a team of veterinary professionals when addressing changes and/or improvements to medical protocols

  • Oversees surgical and medical cases for veterinary doctors ensuring positive outcomes and accurate estimates

  • Dedicated to promoting team-based medicine practices

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills in working with your colleagues, pet parents and community

  • Exceptional coaching and mentoring capabilities for our rotating internship students; teaching, coaching and guiding.

What VCA Canada Offers

Join our team and you will make a huge difference in the lives of pets and their families! With an extensive network of hospitals across Canada, each location offers a diverse experience, a local community feel, and a caring culture of wellness and appreciation you can thrive in!

  • VCA Canada Student Loan RRSP Program – Ask us more!

  • Generous compensation and sign-on bonuses

  • RRSP Employer 5 % Match Program – saving for your future just got easier!

  • Medical Library; 2000+ journals, 600+ textbooks, research, and more at your fingertips!

  • Continuing education benefits - we know you love to learn!

  • Career and leadership opportunities to continue your career path; medical director, medical advisory board, special projects, and other leadership roles

  • Immigration support

  • Licensing, membership dues, and conference fees

  • Referral bonus rewards


We care about your well-being and invest in resources for our associates.

  • Flexible scheduling to support a healthy work-life balance

  • Paid wellness days

  • Employee assistance program

  • E-tools to assist with meditation, better sleep, exercise, and focus

  • Virtual health care (tele-medicine) offering quick access to quality care

  • Professional liability insurance coverage

  • Opportunities to give back to your community through VCA Canada initiatives

About VCA – Guardian Veterinary Centre

Be part of a team where everyone’s strengths are celebrated! We have a great team of compassionate, and client-focused professionals who are excited to welcome a Veterinary Medical Director! We are an established, reputable, full-service veterinary medical facility, located in Edmonton, Alberta. The professional and courteous team at Guardian Veterinary Centre seeks to provide the best possible medical care for their highly-valued patients.

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VCA is committed to providing an inclusive and diverse workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. If you require any assistance, please let us know.

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