Lakeshore Veterinary Specialists is offering the unique opportunity of a 3-year emergency and critical care residency outside of the match program, scheduled to start July 1, 2017. Ideal candidates are highly motivated individuals with exceptional skills in communication, collaboration, and leadership.
The residency is a standardized program, approved by the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (ACVECC) since 1991, preparing individuals for submission of credentials for the ACVECC board certification examination. The large caseload offers many opportunities for the resident to gain surgical experience as a primary surgeon (with supervision) for emergency patients. The ACVECC faculty supervisors are on site to provide supervision and guidance on a daily basis. The resident will gain intensive experience in emergency stabilization and diagnostic procedures, medical and surgical definitive care of the critical patient, critical care monitoring, and nutritional support. The training experience also includes time off for specialty rotations to meet ACVECC credential requirements.
Supervising faculty provide over 43 years of combined experience in the specialty of emergency and critical care medicine. Our practice includes board certified specialists in emergency and critical care (3), surgery (4), internal medicine (3), oncology (1), dentistry (1), dermatology (1), rehabilitation and acupuncture (1), and neurology (1), in addition to individuals who are residency-trained in emergency and critical care (1) and surgery (1). Off-site consulting staff includes a radiologist and an ophthalmologist. Members of our team include certified VTS (ECC) (Anesthesia) technicians and additional highly skilled technical staff. The faculty members enjoy teaching and will devote considerable time to the house staff seminar series. Daily clinical rounds, faculty presentations, house staff presentations, journal club discussions, resident projects, and discussions pertaining to client relations and business practice management and are integral parts of this learning experience.
The hospital is fully equipped with Eklin digital radiography, ultrasound, CT, MRI, therapeutic and anesthetic ventilators, endoscopy (flexible and rigid), stereotactic radiosurgery, tracheal and urethral stenting, GE logiq S7 ultrasound, ligasure vessel sealing system, integrated PACS system, hydrotherapy, shockwave and laser therapy, complete in-house integrated laboratory as well as comprehensive patient monitoring systems. We are supported by referring veterinarians who are committed to a team approach to veterinary medicine.
Working at Lakeshore means being part of an immensely talented and collaborative team of professionals. Our hospital is located North to downtown Milwaukee. From the world’s largest music festival, nearby hiking trails, and walks along the beaches of Lake Michigan, to the exceptional food and entertainment options, Milwaukee has something to offer everyone.
For further information, please contact Dr. Elke Rudloff at Lakeshore Veterinary Specialists (414-540-6710) or firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit our website at www.lakeshorevetspecialist.com.
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Residents will be selected on the basis of academic records, at least 3 letters of recommendation, letter of application, and curriculum vitae. Wisconsin state licensure is required. The applicant should have a small animal internship or its equivalent. Any previous work experience within a small animal emergency environment can be of advantage and should be elaborated upon in the application information. We encourage a visit to the hospital for an interview.
Additional Salary Information: Our benefits include health, dental, life, and vision insurance the first of the month following 60 days of employment, PTO, CE stipend, uniforms, licensure and dues. Eligibility to receive up to a $200 stipend to cover the cost of health insurance during the 60 day waiting period. In order to receive this stipend, proof of payment must be submitted to management. Lakeshore cannot provide this stipend to individuals receiving coverage from a spouse's plan.
Special Pets Deserve Specialized Care
That is exactly what you will find at Lakeshore Veterinary Specialists, 24 hours a day. In fact, it’s all we do. We have devoted ourselves to delivering the highest quality advanced medicine with a team of board-certified and residency-trained veterinarians. Add in a group of exceptionally devoted and experienced technicians and client care specialists, and y...ou’ve got a recipe for extraordinary care.
We serve as a partner to primary care veterinarians when one of their patients needs emergency, critical care, surgery, internal medicine, oncology, neurology, physical rehabilitation, dentistry or dermatology services. You may be referred to one of our three locations (Port Washington, Oak Creek, or Glendale), allowing us to provide specialized care to pet owners throughout SE Wisconsin and northern Illinois.
Our specialists have the knowledge and advanced training necessary to handle even the most complex cases, while our highly trained emergency doctors and critical care specialists are equipped to handle all your emergency and intensive care needs.