Emergency Veterinarian


Lakeshore Veterinary Specialists is a 24 hour independently-owned specialty practice with three locations in Southeastern Wisconsin that is looking for an experienced Emergency Veterinarian to join our team of specialists.


Lakeshore is home to multiple Board Certified Specialists in Emergency and Critical Care, Internal Medicine, Surgery, Neurology, Oncology, Dermatology, Ophthalmology, Anesthesiology and Dentistry. Our team also includes a Residency Trained Cardiologist and Certified Physical Rehabilitation veterinarian. We have the only Veterinary Social Work Program in Wisconsin to assist with client and employee concerns. We are looking to expand our team of experienced ER veterinarians with at least 2 years of experience to fill a position in our Oak Creek location.


Emergency Clinicians have primary case management and will work closely with our specialists to provide collaborative patient care. Lakeshore hosts CE events for our referring community and we also support active in-hospital education. Opportunities include grand rounds, M&M rounds and journal club in our Glendale location as well as in house lectures by our specialists. Overnight shifts available to average 12-14 shifts a month.

  • Competitive base salary, with salary differential for overnight shifts
  • Production opportunities
  • Quarterly profit sharing

General benefits include:

  • Health, dental, vision and life insurance
  • PTO
  • CE allowance and time off
  • License reimbursement (state & DEA)
  • Membership reimbursement (AVMA, PLIT, WVMA, MVMA)
  • Employer matching 401(k) and retirement plan
  • Relocation stipend
  • Uniform allowance
  • Employee pet discount

Our Facility:

At each location we have in house laboratory capabilities including IDexx CBC, chemistry, blood gas, Sedivue, coagulation, blood type and cross match with in-house blood products and blood donor program, digital x-ray, ultrasound, endoscopy, and well -quipped surgery sites. In our Glendale location we have TEG, CT, MRI, mechanical ventilation and a linear accelerator for SRS/SRT. We have started construction on a new hospital location in our Oak Creek location.


About Lakeshore:

Lakeshore was founded by a like-minded group of veterinary professionals looking to provide better medical care and client communication in their communities. Our owners are all practicing veterinarians who are passionate about providing the best patient care and collaborative work environment as possible. If you are passionate about ER medicine and thrive in a collaborative environment where patient care is placed at a premium, we encourage you to apply.


Work – Life Balance:

Located on the Shores of Lake Michigan, the greater Milwaukee area offers adventures for everyone with a low cost of living. Explore the city with access to some of the best restaurants, breweries, nightlife and shops. Enjoy a Broadway show or concert downtown or rock out at Summerfest or any of the celebrations on the waterfront throughout the summer. Milwaukee is home to the Brewers, the Bucks and the Admirals and not far from Green Bay, home of the Packers. Enjoy the outdoors, sailing on pristine Lake Michigan, paddle boarding or surfing the beaches or hiking and biking in the surrounding state parks. This Midwestern area offers so much! At Lakeshore we provide flexible schedules to support personal time away from work.


For more information or to apply for the position, please contact Jacob Odders, DVM, DACVS at jodders@lakeshorevetspecialists.com or call 414-540-6710. You can also visit us on the web at www.lakeshorevetspecialists.com.

  • Two to three years of veterinary emergency experience is preferred, but not required
  • The applicant must enjoy working with emergent cases, be committed to a team effort, and handle stress of emergency and critical care medicine.
  • Ideal candidates are highly motivated individuals with exceptional skills in communication, collaboration, and leadership. 


Job Details

February 11, 2019
Full Time
Oak Creek