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Lead Veterinarian Needed - Portsmouth, New Hampshire NH

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Lead Veterinarian

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My client’s veterinary emergency, critical care & referral center in Newington (Portsmouth), New Hampshire, is actively seeking a Lead Emergency Veterinarian to join its dedicated team.

About them:

They pride themselves on fostering a close-knit, hard-working, and relaxed team environment. With a boarded surgeon and internal medicine specialist onsite four days a week, along with weekly cardiology consultations, the center ensures that patients receive the highest standard of care. Situated near Maine, Massachusetts, and Vermont, the team enjoys numerous opportunities to unwind and explore during personal time. Supported by a tenured team of nursing staff, veterinarians are empowered to make medical decisions at the hospital level, leveraging their expertise and dedication to patient care.

The Role:

The Lead Veterinarian assumes the role of clinical leader within the hospital, overseeing ongoing evaluation and management of clinical practices and patient care delivery. Collaborating closely with the Practice Manager and CVP, the Lead Veterinarian ensures the maintenance of a high standard of medical case management and strives to deliver an exceptional experience for clients and their beloved pets.

Guiding Principles:

· Vets are vets: Veterinarians are esteemed experts, entrusted with making all medical decisions based on their deep knowledge and understanding of their patients.

· Share success: Through the CVP Hospital Investment Program (CHIP), veterinarians and practice managers can invest directly in collective growth, reaping the rewards of the community's success.

· Find a mentor, be a mentor: Mentorship Program supports veterinarians at every career stage, fostering a culture of continuous learning and knowledge sharing.

· Take care of pets, be taken care of: Recognizing that thriving team members lead to thriving patients, this client offers essential benefits like health, dental, and optical coverage, along with flexible compensation packages, true paid time off, paid parental leave, and round-the-clock access to mental health support.

If you are interested in this role and would like to hear more about this opportunity, please call me on +1 646 569 9200 or email your resume to

We have plenty of other roles here at JHP, so if this opportunity is not exactly what you are looking for, please email me on to arrange a confidential chat to discuss other options.

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