Department: Radiology

Director of Emergency & Critical Care and Radiology

Director of Emergency & Critical Care and Radiology

Compassionate and Collaborative Care at the World’s Largest Non-Profit Animal Hospital

The Schwarzman Animal Medical Center’s commitment to compassionate and pioneering veterinary care dates back to 1910 when it was founded as a clinic to help animals whose owners could not afford treatment. We continue this legacy today as the premier veterinary hospital in the tri-state area, maintaining the only Level 1 Trauma Center in New York City and the highest standards of care as part of our American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) accreditation. With 130+ veterinarians working collaboratively across 20 specialties and services, our team prides itself on delivering world class veterinary care to help keep pet families together.

A Commitment to Lifelong Learning

When you join the team at AMC, you join a renowned team of veterinary professionals dedicated to innovative care, research, and education. Our prestigious postgraduate education programs attract future leaders in veterinary medicine, and the clinical research conducted at AMC has led to breakthroughs that change the way care is delivered industry wide. This shared commitment to learning and innovative care creates a collegial, collaborative environment with rewarding opportunities for advancement, growth, and mentorship.

The Future of Veterinary Medicine

We’re building the future of veterinary medicine at the Schwarzman Animal Medical Center, thanks to our transformative Gift of Love campaign to expand and enhance our clinical, educational, and research capacities. Construction is currently underway to add 37,000 square feet of new and renovated space, ensuring AMC is at the forefront of veterinary medicine for generations to come.

About the Director of Emergency & Critical Care and Radiology

The Director of Emergency & Critical Care (ECC) and Radiology is part of the hospital clinical services team and assists with the organization, direction, management, and evaluation of patient care services for the Intensive Care Unit, Emergency Services, and Radiology areas. The Director is responsible for process improvement activities and reporting of key performance indicators.

Duties and Responsibilities (including machines to be operated):

  • Responsible for the clinical, operational, and financial management of Emergency & Critical Care and Radiology services
  • Develop action plans and report outcomes to the Chief Veterinary Technician
  • Assume budgetary and fiscal accountability and is responsible for the ongoing effective operation of units
  • Partners with the hospital’s leadership team to evaluate the effectiveness of training programs, staff development, and career ladder to ensure compliance with national standards and state regulatory requirements
  • Provide input to strategic decisions related to clinical nursing
  • Monitor operations such as level of nursing care to improve the day-to-day operations of assigned hospital departments
  • Mentor and guide Nursing Manager, Team Leaders, Lead Technicians, and Administrator on Duty to ensure excellence in hospital’s functionality
  • Act as liaison between clinical staff and Department Heads, Service Heads, and Senior Veterinarians
  • Responsible for the overall supervision of staff in ECC and Radiology
  • Ensure compliance with all accrediting agencies
  • Must have strong knowledge of all aspects of Emergency & Critical Care and Radiology services and patients, including scheduling and other areas as applicable
  • Perform responsibilities in accordance with hospital goals, objectives, policies, and procedures
  • Demonstrates core value of CARE through positive behavior and acting as an ambassador for AMC
  • Ensure a commitment to excellent customer service
  • Act as Chief Veterinary Technician as needed
  • All other related projects and duties as assigned

Desired Qualifications (including education & experience):

  • Current NYS Veterinary Technician Licensure required, VTS preferred
  • 5 years supervisory/management experience required
  • 3-5 years Veterinary Nursing Experience in Emergency & Critical Care and Radiology
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred

Reports to:

  • Chief Veterinary Technician

Salary Range

$100,000 – $115,000


Interested and qualified candidates should email resume/application, with cover letter to or fax: 212-758-8157