Area Medical Director (Houston, TX)

THRIVE Affordable Vet Care

Job Overview

About the job


Do you love GP and the people that go with it? Have you helped your colleagues grow and gain confidence while building great teams? THRIVE Affordable Vet Care is searching for Medical Leaders to provide professional guidance and encouragement to our new and established hospitals in Houston, TX. THRIVE is an innovative company that is passionate about bringing amazing and affordable, full service veterinary care to pet owners while supporting our employees and ensuring a great work/life balance.

What You Get With THRIVE

  • Competitive salary, health, dental, and vision insurance, $3500 CE stipend, 401K, 40 hours CE PTO, 120 hours paid vacation.
  • Collaboration with fellow medical and operation leadership who are committed to providing quality affordable veterinary care available to our communities, while preserving and respecting quality of life.
  • Be part of a culture of transparency, optimism, growth, and positive change.


  • Create and support a culture of optimism and transparency focused on offering what patients need with flexibility to accommodate a variety of resources
  • Work closely with THRIVE veterinarians to identify their professional goals and help them achieve those goals through data analysis, coaching and mentoring.
  • Work with the Medical Ops team to create, update, review and maintain THRIVE medical policies.
  • Collaborate with the Medical Ops team to identify, define and execute new medical initiatives
  • Mentorship of new graduate and incoming veterinarians, with a focus on monitoring and maintaining the THRIVE New Graduate Mentoring Program.
  • Serve as the primary medical expert for area clinics, regarding clinical questions, staffing needs, medical standards and protocols, and client experience.
  • Help improve clinic flow, efficiency and teamwork within our practices.
  • Work with the Marketing team on targeted campaigns and outward facing medical marketing materials for the area.
  • Team up with the Area Business Managers to achieve business growth goals, client experience excellence, team development and training through medical excellence.


  • Partner with the Area Business Manager(s) to support operational and financial objectives while collaborating on improving THRIVE’s business model and improve client experience excellence, team development and training through medical excellence
  • Maintain adherence to all safety and regulatory items in area THRIVE practices
  • Assist the THRIVE Recruiting team in the interviewing and hiring of veterinarians with the appropriate skill and culture fit, ensuring there is consistent veterinary staffing and training for all locations.
  • Collaborate with other THRIVE Departments as necessary


  • DVM/VMD or equivalent and eligibility to obtain state and DEA licenses
  • Recommended 5+ years in general clinical practice
  • Experience in staff development, coaching and mentoring new graduates
  • Experienced and confident in general surgery, dentistry and medicine
  • Ability to travel to all clinics within this market and occasionally nationally
  • Embody THRIVE’s core values
  • Flexibility in weekly scheduling as this role involves occasionally covering shifts to facilitate PTO for doctors.
  • Understand importance of and can demonstrate application of Emotional Intelligence
  • Interest in business and operations with an ambition for continued development in these areas.

Seniority Level



  • Veterinary
  • Medical Practice
  • Hospital & Health Care

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  • Health Care Provider

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