Job Summary
Employment Type
Full Time
Years Experience
5 - 10 years
Job Description

Virginia Veterinary Specialists is seeking a Hospital Executive Director to join our rapidly growing specialty referral practice. Virginia Veterinary Specialists (VVS) is a privately-owned multi-specialty practice with specialists in surgery, internal medicine, cardiology, and dermatology. We are supported by an outstanding team of highly skilled licensed technicians and a compassionate support staff. VVS works in close association with an emergency service to assist us in providing overnight and weekend care for our patients. We are housed in a 6,000+ square foot facility with state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment including an in-house laboratory, ultrasound, echocardiography, CT, endoscopy and laparoscopy. We are committed to incorporating the latest medical advancements into our practice to ensure the very best care for our patients.

The Hospital Executive Director is a leader within the practice and an integral member of the veterinary hospital management team. Together with the practice owners (practicing veterinary specialists), they work to foster a hospital culture based on high quality medicine and surgery, effective and honest communication, and exceptional customer care while ensuring a profitable operation by driving revenue and managing costs. The Executive Director and partners work together to strive for overall employee job satisfaction and high employee morale within the work environment.  

Job Responsibilities:

Operations and Organization Management

  • Oversees all operations and business activities and leads staff for all departments
  • Oversees and manages employee benefits programs and hospital insurance plans
  • Develops and implements hospital policies regarding employee handbook, DEA/controlled substances and OSHA compliance
  • Organizes and manages partner meetings and communications with other professionals (accountants, lawyers, landlord)

Leadership and Planning

  • Acts as a leader in developing, promoting and exemplifying the best practices of the company in order to achieve our goal of a high-quality practice with exceptional customer care  
  • Helps outline future goals of the hospital and determines methods for obtaining these goals   
  • Oversees positions of Marketing and Promotion, Human Resources, Inventory Management and Financial Management through direct report

Financial Planning

  • Oversees financial manager to ensure payroll is accurately completed and submitted for all hospital staff
  • Oversees the management of hospital inventory and controls facility and administrative costs
  • Provides financial data to company partners and accountants in order to evaluate economic health and growth of the practice



  • 5+ years of job-specific experience in a hospital management role within the veterinary or human health industry required
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related degree is required
  • Certified Veterinary Practice Management (CVPM) is preferred


To learn more about Virginia Veterinary Specialists or this opening please see our website at


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Job ID: 246264782

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