Feb 23, 2023

Full-Time Medical Director for wonderful 24/7 Houston Hospital

  • Suveto
  • Houston, TX, USA
Full time Medical Director

Job Description

The world has changed, so we’ve reimagined what it looks like to be a part of animal care. 

Are you an experienced associate looking to take the next step in your career? Are you an experienced Medical Director looking to work in a diverse and well-paced environment? Do you want your work to make positive changes in people's lives so you can feel good about what you do too? Well our team at Sunset Animal Hospital is dedicated to making positive changes too! If you answered yes to any of these, we want you!

"We are here to support our patients in all stages of their life, especially during times of emergency when critical care is needed most!”- Catherine Coloccia, Hospital Coach

Our professional and courteous health care team aspires to excellence in medical quality and client service. We utilize the most cutting-edge knowledge, equipment, and techniques available to care for your pets and exceed your expectations. We recognize the bond between people and animals and thus treat pets as part of the family. We love pets so much that we offer all of our professional veterinary services 24 hours a day, seven days a week, so we are there when you need us.

Why Sunset Animal Hospital? 

  • Sunset Animal Hospital is a 24/7 hospital located in the heart of Houston. We believe in giving pets the longest, healthiest life with those who love them.
  • We are an AAHA-accredited, fully equipped veterinary hospital with a beautiful building that adds to the wonderful atmosphere here! 
  • The team at Sunset Animal Hospital is not only dedicated to compassionate care, but we also have a family culture among the staff. Our well supported team has hundreds of years of experience combined and is always ready to share ways to practice quality medicine!
  • Clinic Hours: Always open. 24/7

All our Benefits are rooted in ownership, growth, and well-being: 

  • Veterinary Stock Ownership Plan (VSOP®)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Paid parental leave
  • Pet Health Discounts
  • Voluntary Life and AD&D, and Short-Term Disability
  • Long-Term Disability Coverage
  • Health savings account
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Professional development assistance
  • Relocation assistance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Referral program


VSOP® is an innovative way to have ownership in your hospital. It will provide you with the tools to grow both financially and professionally, without upfront monetary investment. As the hospital grows from your hard work and dedication, so will the value of your VSOP®. 


We are part of an innovative network of hospitals that are owned and operated by the veterinarians working in each hospital. Suveto is not corporate ownership, nor private practice, but enjoys the best parts and benefits of both.



  • To provide medical, professional, ethical, and cultural leadership within the service at Cheyenne Mountain Animal Hospital
  • To provide overall training, supervision, organization, direction, and professional evaluation of the staff.
  • Develops, approves, and ensures our standards of care are upheld within the Veterinary Service
  • Oversees veterinarians in regards to procedures, performance, and ethics
  • Assists in veterinarian recruiting, orientation, management, development, and training
  • Receives and approves all Veterinary service scheduling to ensure uninterrupted service availability and support
  • Policy development, implementation, and documentation
  • Works to investigate and evaluate new medication and product requests
  • Maintains awareness of daily operations and assists in proactively addressing problems
  • Develops and promotes a team approach towards problem-solving
  • Manages client complaints involving the veterinary service including interaction with the clients, record review, recommendations for corrective action if warranted, coaching of involved parties
  • Maintains awareness of changing safety and regulatory standards
  • Encourages and measures clinician engagement

Skills * Diagnostic skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with clients, colleagues, and support staff
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, including conflict management and relationship building
  • Calm under pressure
  • Flexible – able to compromise; willing to adjust to change in a positive manner
  • Team player – willing to work with other clinicians and staff to support the needs of the practice
  • Maintains integrity at all times and serves as a mentor and role model for colleagues and staff
  • Balanced – embraces healthy work-life balance for self and others
  • Practices mindful leadership
  • Excellent organizational skills, able to complete multiple projects in a timely manner
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize business principles and systems thinking


  • Day shift
  • Monday-Friday
  • Weekend availability


  • DVM or equivalent


  • TX License to practice Veterinary medicine (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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