Pieper Veterinary, a 24-hour emergency and specialty practice in Middletown, CT, is seeking an experienced candidate to join our team as the Specialty/Emergency Hospital Director. Under general supervision from the COO, the Specialty/Emergency Director has complete responsibility of the operation of the business and is responsible for supervising agents of all hospital services and personal and maintaining and improving the delivery of medical care and clinical services. The Specialty/Emergency Director recruits, hires and develops staff members, mediates internal and external conflicts, develops efficient operational policies, acts as quality assurance agent, ensures regulatory compliance, and pioneers client/referral outreach, relations and care. The Specialty/Emergency Director is also responsible for partnering with the Medical Director to create an environment of teamwork in which quality medicine is delivered. We are offering the opportunity to become part of an established, well-respected and privately owned veterinary practice.
Who we are:
Our specialty teams include Emergency & Critical Care, Diagnostic Imaging, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Surgery, and Oncology. Specialty departments work collaboratively as a team, conferring on cases to ensure we explore every option in the treatment of our patients.
This high-volume practice that has been in operation since 1933. We pride ourselves on offering a progressive, fast-paced, collaborative and supportive working environment. Partnering with a community college, our hospital provides clinical training for an AVMA accredited veterinary technology program and teaching opportunities for our doctors and staff. The hospital also runs a robust rotating internship and residency program. We offer all these resources while maintaining the values and culture of a family-owned practice. We are also very proud to be a VECCS Level I certified emergency & critical care facility.
What we have to offer:
Our hospital is committed to providing our clinicians with the tools that they need. Our state-of-the-art facilities include advanced imaging modalities such as digital radiography, CT-Scan, MRI, multiple ultrasounds, wireless Fukuda Denshi telemetry, 64-slice CT, 1.5 T MRI, C-Arm with neurovascular platform, Maquet Servo-U ventilator with NAVA and volumetric capnography and minimally invasive surgical equipment. Ancillary services on site include in-house Antech laboratory, physical therapy, and Radio-cat. Pieper Memorial also has a Antech reference laboratory in the building with an on-site clinical pathologist.
We are happy to offer the following generous benefits for full-time employees:
Company paid short-term disability
Relocation assistance considered for eligible candidates
Paid maternity leave
Paid time off
Insurance: health, dental, vision, and disability
401(k) plan with employer match
Generous employee pet discount
Employee Assistance Program
Annual uniform allowance
Comprehensive one-on-one client service classes and hands-on training
Continuous learning via in-house training seminars and reference material
Employee appreciation events and activities
Many opportunities for internal transfer and promotion
Middletown is a thriving college town located in the heart of the beautiful Connecticut River Valley between NYC and Boston. You will be surrounded by the famed beauty of New England with easy access to the shoreline, Hartford, New Haven, and international airports.
Please feel free to contact Kate Gorton at 860-347-1122 x1214 (firstname.lastname@example.org) to further discuss this opportunity, or feel free to submit an application directly at https://www.pieperveterinary.com/careers/.
Pieper Veterinary considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Pieper Veterinary discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.
With roots in the local community dating back to 1933, Pieper Veterinary was originally established as a mixed animal practice by Dr. Niel Pieper, with the goal of providing the highest standard of care to both patients and clients. Today, Pieper Veterinary is a hub and spokes model practice, featuring four general practice hospitals, supported by our urgent care center as well as our emergency and specialty center, located throughout the Connecticut River Valley.
We are proud to be able to offer the most advanced technology and diagnostics to our patients, while still maintaining the feeling of community and family that the Pieper name has come to stand for. We are also very proud to be a VECCS Level I certified emergency & critical care facility.
Our Core Values guide our business every day:
We love what we do
We love what we do and who we do it for. We pay attention to the patient’s journey and we treat the individual. We’re passionate and proud of our work, our patients and our team. We put our hearts into it.
We believe veterinary medicine is a team sport
We know the best way to care for our patients and clients is by working together. We respect, trust, support... and encourage our co-workers. We have each other’s back. We ask “How can I help?”
Laughter is the best medicine
The work we do is challenging, and we stay strong by lifting each other up. We feel a positive attitude and a little humor has the ability to make all the difference in someone’s day.
We can handle it
In fact, we can handle anything. We take action while keeping out cool. We adapt to whatever comes through the door. We’re decision, confident and we are fearless. We like a good challenge and we do what is necessary.
Good people work here
We are united by the desire to be ethical, honest and responsible. We show integrity, compassion and respect and genuinely care about our work and our patients.