Veterinarian - Emergency & Critical Care Specialist


Lakeshore Veterinary Specialists is a 24 hour independently-owned specialty practice with three locations in Southeastern Wisconsin. We are seeking two full time, board-certified Criticalists, or individuals who have completed an ACVECC approved residency training program in emergency and critical care, to join our rapidly growing 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.


Our criticalists share in case oversight and some primary receiving, along with a team of dedicated and experienced emergency clinicians.  Ultrasound and endoscopy are performed regularly by our critical care team, and soft tissue surgeries can be performed if the candidate has interest. This is a great opportunity to be involved in the expanded services we will be able to offer in our NEW 17,500 square foot hospital to be completed by Fall of 2019, just feet away from our current hospital in Oak Creek. 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.

Competitive base salary, with

--Quarterly profit sharing

General benefits include:

--Health, dental, vision and life insurance


--CE time off and allowance

--License reimbursement (WI, DEA)

--Membership reimbursement (AVMA, PLIT, WVMA, MVMA)

--Employer matching 401(k) and retirement plan

--Relocation stipend

--Uniform allowance

--Employee pet discount

--Annual Friends and Family 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.

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 a leader who is passionate about emergency/critical care 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 or call 414-540-6710. You can also visit us on the web at

Job Details

April 25, 2019
Full Time
Oak Creek
1 Years