Veterinary Group Medical Director

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BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital


BluePearl is searching for an experienced, motivating, influential, and driven clinical leader to join our West regional team as a Group Medical Director!

This is a remote position primarily overseeing hospitals in Denver, Colorado, and Orange County, California, with additional opportunities in Monterey, California, and Salt Lake City, Utah!

The Group Medical Director (GMD) has medical oversight of multiple markets within the organization with combined revenues of approximately $100MM or greater. The incumbent has the ultimate responsibility for translation of organizational objectives into market-specific objectives that instill a clinician-driven culture, promote clinician engagement and retention, and yield strong fiscal performance. A GMD frequently travels to hospitals to evaluate and mentor medical leaders and address concerns. The role partners with other members of the field leadership team to ensure a balanced representation of medical quality and financial considerations and the people & organization department to champion consistency in a high performance and engaged workforce united in being BluePearl.

As a GMD, you will:

  • Identify, oversee and develop medical leaders (Medical Directors and their ER Service Team Leads) to ensure optimal clinician productivity and engagement. Responsible for creating a clinician-driven culture in assigned markets.

  • Serve as high-level representative and champion of BluePearl mission and vision in all interactions within the organization and external veterinary community.

  • Partner with field leaders to effectively communicate and cascade key initiatives impacting medical staff.

  • Foster a collaborative and trusting relationship between the support team and hospitals.

  • Partner with field leaders to ensure appropriate productivity levels and growth plans for clinicians and hospitals, including maximizing technical teams.

  • Monitor reports on operating costs within functional areas. Alerts hospital leaders of cost and labor over run. Partners with field leaders, finance and P&O to assess concerns and implement solutions.

  • Own the success of on-site visit process for DVM candidates in assigned markets, ensures onboarding and mentoring of new BluePearl Clinicians through BluePearl Mentorship Program.

  • Ensure standards for medical quality, patient safety reporting, equipment, and clinician productivity/performance are met.

  • Partner with assigned Vet Relations team to collaborate on pDVM referral strategies that impact assigned markets.

  • Oversee and encourage support of continuing education programs across assigned markets and ensures programs sufficiently develop and engage technicians and clinicians to deliver remarkable care to patients.

  • Monitor reports on medical occurrences, patient safety and client experience and partners with stakeholders as needed to ensure swift resolution, improvements, and/or coaching as needed.

  • Work collaboratively with the BluePearl Support Team to develop solutions for escalated concerns and influences medical leaders to shape adoption and ensure effectiveness of resolutions.

  • Travel around 50% to ensure in-person leadership and mentoring in hospitals.


  • Bachelor’s Degree and DVM required.

  • Completion of 1-year rotating internship required.

  • May be an Emergency Veterinarian or a board-certified Specialty Veterinarian.

  • 7+ years of leadership experience required (previously overseeing multiple sites or revenues exceeding $25MM preferred.)

Why BluePearl?

  • Our passion is pets. We offer Trupanion pet insurance and discounts to our associates for pet treatments, procedures, and food.

  • We encourage you to grow with us. Our technicians are leveled by their skillset and move up in level as they gain more skills and experience. We are focused on developing our associates into leaders through talent development programs and leadership workshops. As a member of Mars Veterinary Health, our associates have endless opportunities to advance in his/her career.

  • In order to transform and lead the industry through innovative quality medicine and care, we understand the importance of continuous learning. We offer annual continuing education allowance, free continuing education sessions, our own BluePearl University for training, and our clinicians have access to over 2,000 medical journals.

  • We value your health and well-being as an associate by providing you with the following:

    • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance options.

    • Annual company store allowance.

    • Flexible work schedules.

    • Time to reset, rewind, and reflect through our paid time off, paid parental leave, and floating holiday plans.

    • A regional licensed social worker who can provide guidance, advice, and tips/tricks on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle while working in a fast-paced emergency and specialty care environment.

  • We promote a family-like culture in our hospitals. We are all in this together. We believe in working together to lead the industry by enriching lives through remarkable care for pets.

BluePearl is committed to a diverse work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, sexual orientation or affectional preference, or gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.

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