Emergency Medical Director

Lead Veterinary Excellence at Petzoic Vet Hospital

At Petzoic Vet Hospital, we’re not just challenging the status quo; we’re redefining it. If you’re tired of how things have always been done and are ready to embrace a role that allows you to innovate and make a real difference, join us. We are seeking an experienced and visionary Emergency Medical Director to lead our emergency department. This pivotal role is an exceptional opportunity for a seasoned veterinarian who is passionate about setting the standard in emergency veterinary medicine and eager to play a key role in a brand-new, state-of-the-art facility in Calgary, AB.

About Petzoic Vet Hospital

Opening in 2024, Petzoic Vet Hospital is committed to pioneering a new era of veterinary medicine. Our facility is equipped with advanced technology and aims to provide top-tier emergency and critical care services. We believe in nurturing a culture of innovation, education, and compassionate care. At Petzoic, we prioritize a team-first approach, ensuring that the well-being of our team is at the forefront of everything we do. This philosophy ensures that every team member feels supported and integral, creating a collaborative environment that benefits both our team and patients.

The Role

The Emergency Medical Director at Petzoic Vet Hospital will be responsible for leading and managing our emergency veterinary services. Your expertise will guide the development and implementation of best practices in emergency care, ensuring high standards of treatment and patient experience. This role gives you the opportunity to:

  • Oversee the emergency department, ensuring the delivery of exceptional veterinary care.
  • Lead, mentor and develop a team of emergency veterinarians and support staff.
  • Implement and maintain high medical standards and practices.
  • Collaborate with other department heads to ensure a cohesive approach to patient care.
  • Participate in the strategic planning and development of the emergency services.
  • Foster a culture of learning and continuous improvement within the team.
  • Engage in community outreach and build relationships with referring veterinarians.
  • Ensure compliance with veterinary medical standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Regularly assess and procure new tools and resources to ensure Petzoic Vet Hospital remains at the cutting edge of veterinary care.


  • Eligible to be licensed as a veterinarian in the province of Alberta
  • Board certification in Emergency and Critical Care or extensive experience in emergency veterinary medicine.
  • Proven leadership experience in a veterinary hospital setting is an asset.
  • Excellent communication, organizational and team-building skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to make sound decisions in emergency situations.
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development and innovation in veterinary medicine.

We Offer

  • A health and benefits plan built for You by You.
  • Industry-leading compensation.
  • An opportunity to be part of the foundational leadership team in a new hospital.
  • A platform to influence and shape the future of emergency veterinary care.
  • Access to cutting-edge technology and resources.
  • A collaborative, supportive and dynamic work environment.

Shape the Future with Us

Petzoic Vet Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes diversity in our team. If you are a visionary leader passionate about advancing emergency veterinary medicine, join us at Petzoic Vet Hospital. Please submit your application, including a resume and a cover letter.

Be the Change in Vet Care You've Always Envisioned

Your passion for animals and veterinary medicine deserves a workplace where you can lead the transformation in pet care and create lasting impacts. Joining our team means stepping into an environment that values your growth and contribution. We’re excited to have you as part of our supportive community!