Kimbrough Animal Hospital is a multi-doctor, AAHA-accredited companion animal general practice located in Longview, Texas. Our practice reflects the finest modern veterinary medicine. We incorporate state-of-the-art technology, surgical suite, exam rooms, diagnostics, lab work, and other medical assets into a facility that promotes a calm, home-like atmosphere for our clients and their pets. Our skilled veterinary teams treats dogs and cats, and small pocket pets such as ferrets and hamsters, and exotic pets like snakes.
The Lead Veterinarian serves as the medical leader of the practice, fostering a positive and collaborative work environment that results in an excellent treatment experience for the patients and clients we serve, as well as an excellent employment experience for the practice’s patient care team.
The Lead Veterinarian works with the associate veterinarian and the Regional Medical Director to help ensure that quality and appropriate veterinary medicine is performed within the practice. Additionally, they partner with the Practice Manager in matters of general management, staffing/scheduling, as well as ensuring that operational and financial goals are being met.
This position will be supported in-hospital by the previous lead veterinarian, so we are happy to consider veterinarians with strong leadership experience or less experienced veterinarians with goals of leadership in the future.
Flexible Compensation Package (Salary only or ProSal)
Healthcare: Medical, Vision and Dental
Three (3) Weeks' Paid Time Off (PTO)
Six (6) weeks of paid Parental Leave
One (1) Work/Life Balance day off annually
Paid Continuing Education (CE) Days
Generous Continuing Education (CE) Allowance
Paid State Licensing Fees
Paid AVMA and State Professional Dues
Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
Professional Liability Insurance (PLIT)
Discounted Veterinary Care
Continued Mentorship Opportunities
Company-Wide DVM-Only Messaging Platform to Share Cases and Ideas
Longview, Texas is the county seat of Gregg County and is located on the U.S. Interstate 20 and U.S. Highway 80 corridor that stretches from Dallas/Fort Worth through Shreveport/Bossier City, La., Dallas lies 125 miles west of Longview, and Shreveport is 60 miles east. Longview is proud to be the hub of East Texas outdoor recreation and leisure travel, and is famous for its fine dining and historic downtown. The Great Texas Balloon Race is a competitive event attracting world class hot air balloon pilots from around the world who compete for points toward national and international titles. There are 25 lakes, within 75 miles of Longview, providing many outdoor activities.
Our hospital is proud to be part of the American Veterinary Group (AVG) of hospitals. AVG owns and operates 130+ veterinary practices throughout the Southern United States. As a hands-on operator of hospitals, we know that people make the difference between a good practice and a great practice. We pride ourselves on encouraging our practices to make medical decisions at the local practice level. As such, we do not provide any company-wide medical protocols and rely on the expertise of our teams to make decisions that best serve their clients and teams. All of our practices are unique - from our small animal companion general practices, to our UrgentVet locations, and our mixed animal and equine practices. We would love to discuss our current openings with you further to see if you might be a good fit for our team!