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King Animal Hosptal
King City, ON, Canada (on-site)
30+ days ago
COLUMBIA, SC, United States (on-site)
30+ days ago
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King Animal Hosptal
King City, Ontario, Canada (on-site)
30+ days ago


King Animal Hospital is seeking to welcome a highly skilled Chief Medical Officer to our team!

In this role, the CMO will provide strategic medical, ethical, operational, and cultural leadership of the small animal specialty referral and emergency services divisions.

Your leadership, medical, and operational expertise will help guide King Animal Hospital to success in achieving its goal of creating a special hospital centred on excellent evidence-based medicine, compassionate patient care, and a positive employee culture focused on wellness, coaching, and growth, sharing knowledge and giving back to the community.

The ideal candidate will be a Board-Certified Specialist with strong leadership skills and professional acumen. The role would ideally be a hybrid role with dedicated time for CMO duties one day per week and the remainder of the time would be serving in your specialty role on the floor.

The Hospital

King Animal Hospital is a 60,000 sq ft. Small Animal & Equine Specialty Referral and Emergency Services Hospital is located on fifty acres in King City, Ontario. This hospital will never sell to a corporation.

This is the first phase of three phases in the hospital development. We are continuing to expand services and grow. Our first 60,000 sq ft phase will open this Fall 2023.

King Animal Hospital aspires to be:

  • A hospital that is truly focused on compassionate patient-centred care and employee wellness.
  • Committed to quality care and efficiency but will not be a production-focused organization.
  • Serious about medicine. The hospital is designed to human health care standards, and we have obtained excellent tools, equipment, and diagnostics to support our experienced and talented staff.
  • A Knowledge Hub – that invests in training our own staff, sharing our clinical findings, hosting CE workshops, welcoming thought leaders to share their knowledge, partnering with educational institutions, and giving back to our communities.

Our diagnostics and equipment include:

  • 3 T (GE) MRI, 1.5 (Siemens) MRI, 128 slice CT scan, Standing CT scan with Robotic arm, Ultrasound, Digital Radiography, Hyperbaric Chamber, Laser Therapy, Hydrotherapy Water Treadmills for equine and small animal,
  • Eight (8) operating rooms, twelve (12) treatment rooms, two (2) Xray rooms, two (2) Comfort Rooms, Learning Centre, 6,000 sq ft Indoor Equine Arena, MDRD room, Corporate Gym, and Lounge Areas.

The Position:

You will report to the CEO who has an excellent reputation for developing strong and positive corporate cultures. Additionally, our leadership team support will include a CMO, Equine, Controller, Head of Human Resources, Head of Marketing, Senior Manager of Facilities Services, IT Manager, Client Services Manager, and RVT Leads.

In this role, you will provide leadership to all staff in the small animal specialty and emergency departments. The specialty departments will include Surgery, Neurology, Internal Medicine, Ophthalmology, Dermatology, Rehabilitation, Critical Care, Anesthesia and Analgesia.


  • Provide strategic leadership and direction for the medical department.
  • Develop and implement medical policies, protocols, and procedures to ensure the highest standard of care for all animals.
  • Collaborate with all departments to optimize operational efficiency, patient flow, and client satisfaction.
  • Develop and implement medical protocols and standards to ensure the delivery of high-quality veterinary care.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant regulatory requirements, including licensing, accreditation, and medical record-keeping.
  • Stay updated with the latest advancements in veterinary medicine and ensure the incorporation of evidence-based practices.
  • Collaborate with the executive team to develop and execute strategic plans, budgets, and revenue generation strategies.
  • In collaboration with the Head of Human Resources oversee the recruitment, onboarding, and ongoing training of veterinary professionals to maintain a highly skilled and motivated team.
  • Foster a culture of continuous learning and professional development among veterinary staff.
  • Monitor and evaluate the performance of veterinary staff, providing regular feedback and implementing performance improvement initiatives.
  • Provide input to the procurement and management of medical supplies, equipment, and pharmaceuticals and oversight of medical supplies, equipment, and pharmaceuticals, ensuring adequate inventory levels and adherence to safety protocols.
  • Sharing knowledge and giving back to our communities with the purpose of improving animal welfare.
  • Collaborate with the leadership team to manage client complaints involving specialty services including interaction with the clients, record review, recommendations for corrective action if warranted, and coaching of involved parties.
  • Management of patients within own specialty service.


  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) from an accredited institution.
  • Our ideal candidate will be a Diplomate in good standing from a Speciality College.
  • Valid license to practice veterinary medicine in Ontario.
  • Experience as a practicing veterinarian, with a strong background in small animal medicine.
  • Proven experience in a leadership or management role within a veterinary practice.
  • Strong clinical skills and comprehensive knowledge of veterinary medicine.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build and maintain effective relationships with clients, staff, and stakeholders.
  • Exceptional organizational and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to lead and inspire a team, fostering a positive and collaborative work environment.
  • Knowledge of current trends and advancements in veterinary medicine.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 70601126
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    King City, Ontario, Canada
    Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Company Name For Job: King Animal Hosptal
  • Position Title: Chief Medical Officer
  • Job Function: Surgeon (Board Certified),
    Non-Surgeon Specialist (Board Certified),
    Surgery Residency Trained,
    General Practitioner,
    Medical Director
  • Employment Setting: Private Practice
  • Job Type: Full-Time,Part-Time
  • Min Education: Ph.D.
  • Min Experience: 3-5 Years

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