Career at Vet et Nous

Medical Director

Hôpital Vétérinaire des Laurentides

Quebec, Qc

Job type
Added responsibility - 4-8 hours per week

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Vet et Nous is a multidisciplinary team composed of veterinarian both generalists and specialists operating at high rank whose mission is to take care of client’s pets as if they were our own. Our teams are split in 3 emergency and reference centres open 24/7 and several general practice hospitals and clinics in the greater Montreal, Laval, Montérégie, Laurentides, Lanaudière, Mauricie, Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean and Quebec region.


You play a key role in the team since you manage the veterinarians by ensuring that they offer professional and quality service while respecting the values ​​of the company. You implement exemplary medical practices in collaboration with the regional medical director.


Why Choose our Team?

  • Group insurance program
  • RRSP/DPSP - employer contribution up to 5%
  • Continuing education budget
  • Work apparel and uniform allowance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Sick days and work/family balance
  • Employee discounts
  • Physical activity memberships
  • Maintenance of seniority through the group
  • Unpaid leave of absence
  • Several social activities (happy hour, food truck, social committee, etc.).


Main Responsibilities:


In collaboration with the manager:

  • Participate in the veterinarians’ hiring process
  • Overseeing the on-boarding and integration of new veterinarians into the team and ensuring that they receive adequate training
  • Planning and conducting performance appraisals of his/her team members during their probationary period and for periodic evaluations
  • Contributing to the preparation of veterinarians’ schedules
  • Managing day-to-day operations with his/her team members (supervision on the floor, answering questions, etc.)
  • Training and motivating the key players in his/her team to ensure proper succession management
  • Coordinating annual leave requests for his/her team
  • Working in collaboration with veterinarians to answer medical-related complaints from clients


Operations & Communications:

  • In collaboration with the regional medical director, identifying training needs and planning training activities to keep team members’ skills up to date, and staying informed about new technologies
  • Promoting the adherence to best medical practices by all team members
  • Developing and updating operational protocols for the proper functioning of his/her team
  • Planning, facilitating and following up on team meetings and ensuring that all information is conveyed
  • Carrying out pharmacy/medicine management


Strategic Development  

  • Identifying and leading medical operations plans to ensure progress and continuous improvement
  • Supporting VCA Canada regional initiatives


Time Allocated to the Task

  • 4-8 scheduled hours per week



  • Proficiency in French written and spoken
  • Veterinary doctor with 5 years experience in a general practice hospital setting
  • Good stress management skills
  • Positive leader skills
  • Openness to change and evolution
  • Good organization skills
  • Self-reliance
  • Good sense of observation
  • Team work
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to manage priorities efficiently
  • Have as values : open-mindedness, collaboration, commitment and respect.


Vet et Nous adheres to employment equity principles.





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