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Ethos Veterinary Health Veterinary Medical Director in Latham, New York

Capital District Veterinary Referral Center is looking for a Medical Director to help lead and grow our practice. A long-established emergency service, Capital District Veterinary Referral Center is rapidly growing into the premier specialty referral center in Latham, New York.

The Capital District Area: This richly historic area of New York, that includes our capitol city of Albany, as well as Saratoga Springs, Troy, and Schenectady offers a wonderfully unique place to live and provide options for all lifestyles. Encompassed within the Capitol district, you will find small cities, college towns, bedroom communities, and resort areas that provide recreation and leisure. The region?s recent rapid economic growth from the tech industry adds to its well-established tourism, farming, and state government sectors. This is an ideal area to live for those who enjoy a flexible lifestyle with a wide range of options for housing, activities and travel, and a low cost of living.

Saratoga Springs offers a mix of attractions including the summer-time tradition of horse racing, tranquil farms, woodlands, and scenic lakes for outdoor activities. Lake George and the Adirondacks offer limitless hiking, kayaking, skiing, and camping.

Troy and Albany offer city appeal with an exciting night life and cultural and historical setting layered beneath a youthful movement of small businesses. If you have kids or are planning to raise a family, you will find the neighboring communities the perfect place to live complete with parks and award-winning schools.

The Medical Director Role: The Medical Director will be responsible for overseeing the medical operations within the hospital, serve as a mentor to staff, and lead the advancement of high quality patient care and client service. The Medical Director will also work in collaboration with the Hospital Director to maintain and build our relationships with the referring community.

Under the direction of the Regional Medical Director, this person will collaborate with our other hospitals within the Ethos network to evaluate and implement best practices. The Medical Director at Capital District will play a significant part in the decision-making process and implementation of any new initiatives within their hospital.

Success in the Role: We are seeking individuals who are technically-advanced in their field and possess strong emotional intelligence; those that are self-aware, have positive attitudes, and authentic empathy toward others. The ideal candidate will have completed a residency and be board-certified in their specialty, have proven leadership abilities, strong mentoring and team building skills, excellent communication with colleagues and the referring community, and possess a foundation of business skills to work alongside the Hospital Director to support the growing success of the hospital.

Our Hospital: Our hospital includes 9 exam rooms and a bereavement room, a newly renovated four surgery suite enclosed surgery annex, a 40 cage ICU, a 6- table treatment area and an isolation suite. Diagnostic imaging capabilities include digital radiography, an 8 slice CT and ultrasound. In addition to providing 24/7 emergency care, our specialties include critical care, surgery, ophthalmology, radiology and dermatology.

Our Team: We are a talented, energetic, and personable team. Our focus on delivering exceptional client service serves as the backbone for maintaining a hospitable culture that fosters teamwork and camaraderie. We take care of each other first, allowing us to provide outstanding, empathetic service to our clients, referring veterinarians and the community.

We create opportunities for success in all that we do through empowerment and a well communicated vision for our business. To learn more about our team please view a quick video of some of our colleagues:

Capital District and Ethos Veterinary Health:

Capital District is part of the Ethos Veterinary Health network of hospitals, providing our clinicians the opportunity to be part of a larger network of hospitals, but still maintain our distinctive identity. The focus of Ethos is on advancing veterinary medicine, along with providing high quality, compassionate care, which improves the lives of patients and their human companions. Our advancements center around three main areas: Transformative Science, Knowledge, and Collaboration.

Interested candidates can submit their CV to Dr. Chris Blum at

Ethos is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Ethos does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, competence, merit, and business need.