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    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, Cardiology and Dentistry. Our team also includes a 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 December 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 equipped 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

    Are you a criticalist who’s interested in building a service in the Dallas metro area? Emergency Animal Hospital of Collin County is opening a second hospital this summer and we’re looking for you!

    Our new team will consist of Emergency, Critical Care and Surgery, with Internal Medicine joining soon after opening.  Our new state-of-the-art hospital will include two surgical suites, ultrasound, CT and digital radiology along with oxygen cages, aries machines, monitoring equipment and IDEXX lab equipment. We’ve got an awesome, caring and educated team of technicians, assistants and receptionists! Our ideal candidate will have a passion for providing superior client service, and must be someone who thrives in a collaborative environment.  

    Dallas is the 9th largest city in the US and is a hotbed of innovation, with a vibrant quality of life for all who live here. We’ve got 9 Fortune 500 companies, 41 colleges and universities along with professional and collegiate sports teams. Dallas is also home to an AWESOME art scene – we’ve got 19 blocks of museums, venues and galleries. We’ve got shopping galore with more shopping centers per capita than any other city in the US. Dallas is the official home to the frozen margarita and margarita mile, and we’ve got award winning restaurants and nearby wineries that only compare to those found in the Napa Valley. If you’re a fan of the outdoors, we’ve got over 22,000 acres of parks and 126 miles of hiking and biking trails along with beautiful lakes and rivers. So what does this mean? Dallas has something for everyone, including home prices that are among the most affordable in the country.

    For more information or to apply please email .


    The Animal Emergency Hospital is a rapidly growing 9 doctor, 24-Hour hospital. Over the past year, our emergency service has grown by 25% and we are ready to expand our services into multi-specialty and are looking to add a criticalist. This growth has been associated with our exceptional reputation with our referring veterinarians and the booming economy in Grand Rapids. Our team morale and employee engagement is unsurpassed, supported by both our staff and doctor retention. Our team members appreciate our focus on prioritizing work-life balance. Joining our team allows for opportunity to set your own schedule and select equipment of your choice. We have a fun and collaborative team of experienced ER veterinarians to support you!

    Take advantage of all that Grand Rapids has to offer, including trend-setting beer, food, and music scenes. If you enjoy beverages, there is much to offer in Beer City USA with the craft breweries, cideries, specialty coffee shops, and wineries. The city is the perfect size to offer all you need, but easy to get around in. It is minutes from the beautiful Lake Michigan beaches. Grand Rapids offers all four seasons, allowing for maximized outdoor recreation and family fun.

    If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your CV to   Learn more about Animal Emergency Hospital by visiting Take the next step and apply, you will not regret it!


    The Northeast Indiana Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Hospital (NIVES) is a busy multi-specialty and 24-hour emergency referral hospital located in Fort Wayne, Indiana. We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated criticalist to join our growing team; one who will thrive in and contribute to, our collaborative team-focused hospital!  Ideal applicants should enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, be a team player and have the drive to provide “world famous” patient care. 

    Our highly equipped hospital (CT scan, digital radiology, echocardiography, ultrasound, endoscopy, and laparoscopy) is the largest AAHA hospital in Northern Indiana and the only Level II Certified Critical Care facility in the state.  Our referral base covers a large region including northeastern Indiana, northwestern Ohio and southern Michigan.  We are a progressive, team-oriented, family friendly practice emphasizing high quality medicine and compassionate patient care.

    Our professional staff includes board certified specialists in Surgery (2), Cardiology (1), Internal Medicine (1), Feline practice (1), and two doctors certified in Canine Rehabilitation.  In addition to our specialty services, we have 6 experienced doctors whose practice is dedicated to emergency & critical care.  Moreover, we partner with a local boarded veterinary radiologist for telemedicine consultation.  NIVES also prides itself on being a teaching hospital.  Annually, we host 10-12 veterinary students from all over the world. 

    Our very talented staff of RVTs & assistants is committed to excellence and helping their doctors to run as efficiently as possible.  Our emergency team and dedicated nursing staff is devoted to providing the highest quality, progressive care to pets in need. We have 1 VTS in ECC and another set to take her boards this year.

    Fort Wayne provides the best of both worlds with all the amenities of larger cities but with the cost of living in the Midwest.  Enjoy suburban living in our unique location; you are only 1.5-3 hours away from major metropolitan areas like Indianapolis, Chicago, Cincinnati or Detroit.  We have a thriving downtown with local farm-to-table restaurants, breweries, musicians, arts community and more.  Fort Wayne offers a family friendly city with great schools and great property values that allows you to get more home for your money. 

    If you are interested in this opportunity please email for more information.



    Elk Grove Veterinary Specialty & Emergency has recently remodeled and we are growing!! We are looking for a Board Certified Critical Care Specialist or a Residency Trained Clinician to join our crew!

    Are you ready:

    • to work in an environment that supports professional satisfaction and a healthy work life harmony?
    • to be in control of your own service?
    • to be a leader and Change Agent for Good?

    Elk Grove Veterinary Specialty & Emergency is a beautiful hospital in Elk Grove Village, Illinois, located less than thirty miles Northwest of the city of Chicago. Enjoy the advantage of city living without the headaches! We provide twenty-four-hour emergency services seven days a week, as well as internal medicine and medical oncology services. Doctors are supported by a dedicated group of technicians and client service representatives. The onsite management team emphasizes supporting YOUR quality of life, while driving exceptional client service and the practice of phenomenal medicine.

    The recently remodeled 8,000 square foot hospital is equipped with on-site, in-house laboratories, allowing for immediate blood gas analysis (Abaxis i-STAT), CBC, biochemical, and coagulation analyses. Ancillary laboratory diagnostics also include in house cortisol, bile acids, and thyroid function evaluation. Digital radiography, a brand-new HS 60 Samsung ultrasound unit, and a 16 slice Toshiba CT scan are located onsite and facilitate a complete patient evaluation. A Snyder oxygen cage, doppler blood pressure monitoring, and ECG monitoring are also available for top-notch patient care. Our specialty equipment includes a brand-new Storz tower that facilitates flexible and rigid endoscopy (including laparoscopy). Echocardiography services were added in January of 2020. Our hospital's potential is unmatched, and the expected growth and expansion planned for the next two years is unparalleled as we also add Cardiology, Neurology and Dermatology.

    Benefits Include:
    • Competitive salary plus bonus potential
    • Medical, Dental & Vision insurance
    • Annual CE allowance
    • Generous Paid Parental Leave (8 weeks)
    • 401(k)
    • Life and Long-Term Disability insurance
    • A team that values collaboration, and work-life balance

    Apply today!

    You take great care of Animals. We take great care of YOU!!

    Apply Here:


    Company Description

    Lakeside Veterinary Hospital is a well-established, progressive; fast paced 3 doctor Small Animal/Exotics Emergency and General practice located in Carbondale, Illinois. We offer many services to provide the best comprehensive care to our patients including Preventative and 24-Hour Hospital Care, Surgery, Urgent Care, High Speed Dentistry, In-House Diagnostics, Digital full body and dental radiology, Ultrasonography, CT and more.

    Lakeside Veterinary Hospital is located in the urban city of Carbondale, Illinois.  With close proximity for easy commute to St. Louis, MO or Nashville, TN. Jackson and Williamson County public schools are ever growing, making it an ideal area to raise a family! Popular activities in the area include hiking through the Shawnee National Forest, exploring the Shawnee Wine Trail, fishing/boating on the many beautiful lakes, watching minor league baseball games, and college sports through Southern Illinois University. Lakeside Veterinary Hospital is a wonderful place to enjoy a healthy and active work-life balance.

    Job Description

    We’re looking for:

    • Full-Time Board Certified Criticalist
    • Compassionate, Team Player and Strong Communicator

    We offer our Veterinarians:

    • Flexible Scheduling
    • Comprehensive Benefits (paid vacation/sick time/holidays, health, dental, vision, liability, 401K, life & supplemental insurance, employee assistance program & personal pet care discounts)
    • Future Ownership Opportunities
    • Competitive Compensation
    • Medical Autonomy
    • DVM Mentor Network
    • Paid CE Allowance & Professional Dues



    • Doctor of Veterinary degree, or equivalent, from an accredited university
    • Board certified in critical care or have completed an ACVECC approved residency training program in emergency and critical care medicine.
    • Current DEA License 
    • Active Veterinary State License 

    Additional information


    Company Policy & Federal & State Laws Forbid Discrimination Because of Age, Color, Race, Religion, Sex, Disability, Sexual Orientation or National Origin.

    To apply, visit:

    Full Time Criticalist Near the Beach! – Red Bank Veterinary Hospitals – Tinton Falls, NJ

    Red Bank Veterinary Hospitals, Tinton Falls, is currently seeking a fifth full time Criticalist to join our growing Critical Care team!

    We are looking for a compassionate, collaborative, and skilled individual with strong communication skills.  Our RBVH team excels in teamwork and camaraderie, which provides exceptional service to our patients, clients and referring veterinarians. 

    RBVH is a 24-hour emergency and critical care facility located in Tinton Falls, minutes from the beach and an hour from New York City and Philadelphia. We are a specialty practice, general practice, and provide house call services that utilize the most current procedures and state-of-the-art equipment. Our specialty practice includes specialists in anesthesiology & pain management, avian & exotics, cardiology, clinical nutrition, critical care, dentistry & oral surgery, dermatology & allergy, diagnostic imaging, internal medicine, interventional radiology, neurology, oncology (medical & radiation), ophthalmology, physical rehabilitation and surgery.  

    Our Emergency and Critical Care Doctors are supported by exceptionally trained and an amazing group of technicians, assistants, and management team. Equal time is spent receiving primary emergencies and referrals, as well as in hospital case management.  The Criticalists have the opportunity to participate in daily teaching rounds for our rotating doctors.  We are committed to continuous learning and growth for our Critical Care team, ensuring all team members have the skills and tools to perform at their best.

    We offer competitive salary and benefits to include health, dental, and vision insurance, 401K matching, paid vacation, CE allowance, and licensing fees.  Schedule would include afternoon and evening shifts.

    Compassion-First Pet Hospitals provides a platform for your dreams by valuing individuality and innovation at the practice level, while recognizing the power and promise of collaboration. We partner only with those who share our passion for advancing medicine.

    To begin your journey, send your CV to Patrick O’Keefe,

    The Washington State University (WSU) Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS) seeks to fill a clinical or tenure-track, full-time, 12-month, renewable position within the Emergency and Critical Care section of its Veterinary Teaching Hospital.  The position is available at all ranks, depending upon qualifications, and is available immediately.  The position will join a team whose primary mission will be clinical teaching, clinical service and scholarship. 

    For those with interest in a clinical-track position, depending upon research background and experience, there may be an opportunity to negotiate conversion to a tenure-track position within three (3) years in rank, subject to university policy.  

    The Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care service is currently staffed with 2 boarded criticalists (another is joining the team in January 2021), 1 boarded surgeon, an emergency veterinarian, ECC residents, ECC interns, veterinary technician supervisor, licensed veterinary technicians, veterinary technician assistants, and patient service coordinators.  The unit’s strategic plan includes expansion of all levels of staffing to facilitate operation of parallel critical care and emergency services.  State-of-the-art equipment and facilities are currently available within the service and hospital and include the capability for long term mechanical ventilation, point-of-care ultrasound, multi-parameter monitoring system, in-house laboratories, thromboelastography (TEG), on-site blood bank, digital radiography, 3T magnetic resonance (MR) imaging, computed tomography (CT), and electrodiagnostic equipment.  Endoscopy, bronchoscopy, laparoscopy, and arthroscopy are also available.  Our surgical facility is equipped with a full range of surgical equipment including an operating microscope, a stereotactic brain biopsy system, and a Nico Myraid for tumor resection. WSU is recognized nationally and internationally for transsphenoidal hypophysectomy and currently has an active Pituitary Surgical Team and provides a unique opportunity to care for these patients in our ICU. The physical rehabilitation facility is equipped with an underwater treadmill, electric muscle stimulator and therapeutic ultrasound and is under the supervision of a certified canine rehabilitation practitioner. In addition, the hospital functions as a regional tertiary care facility and provides the Emergency and Critical Care service with a broad-based caseload.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:  The successful applicant will have responsibility for participation in clinical service; clinical, laboratory, and didactic (classroom) teaching of professional veterinary students, interns, residents, and graduate students; will provide health care and service to patients of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital; will advise and consult with referring veterinarians and clients; will develop a creative, independent and/or collaborative  research program in an area related to Emergency and Critical Care; will be in direct support of an Emergency and Critical Care residency program; and will provide leadership in directing research projects for residents and graduate students.  The successful applicant must be able to communicate effectively, work collegially, and collaborate with diverse internal and external constituencies. 

    QUALIFICATIONS:  Candidates must possess a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree or a related foreign equivalent degree (such as a BVSc), and be board-certified by the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (ACVECC) or will have completed an ACVECC residency training program by time of hire. 

    Preferred qualifications include an advanced degree (Masters or PhD) in Veterinary Science or related field, a record of scholarly productivity, evidence of expertise in teaching, and evidence of accomplishments that demonstrates the potential to become an outstanding scholar and educator.

    APPLICATION INFORMATION:  Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants are required to submit an electronic application including; 1) cover letter which summarizes candidate’s qualifications; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) summary of teaching interests and goals; 4) summary of research interests and goals; and 5) the contact information for three (3) professional references.  Apply at, Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Linda Martin, Chair of the Search Committee, by email ( or by telephone (509) 432-9320. 

    AREA OVERVIEW:  The mission of VCS is to serve the community through education and through generation and dissemination of new information, for the benefit of animal and human health and well-being.  The WSU College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM),, is organized into five departments, including VCS, Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology (VMP), Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience (IPN), the School of Molecular Biosciences (SMB), and the Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health each dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and service. The CVM and VCS faculty have research strengths in infectious diseases, pain management, and neuroscience.  A core clinical research group in pharmacogenomics has been recently identified as a research focus within VCS with the strategic plan to expand this into a generalized clinical focus in individualized medicine. This will provide diverse research opportunities for the applicant interested in genetic relationships to disease. 

    Washington State University is a PAC-12 school and a land-grant institution with an enrollment of approximately 22,000 students on its Pullman campus and another 10,000 students statewide. The University of Idaho, also a land-grant university, is located in Moscow, Idaho, 8 miles from the Pullman campus. These communities offer a friendly, small-town living environment and access to a rich assortment of cultural, recreational and athletic attractions. Pullman (population 34,000) has a four-season climate, clean air, good schools, affordable homes, and a low crime rate. Pullman is 75 miles south of Spokane, Washington, and lies close to recreational areas in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and British Columbia. To learn more about the Pullman community, visit: The university’s web page,, offers additional information about WSU and the surrounding area.