VCA Milwaukee Emergency Center for Animals is seeking an experienced Emergency Veterinarian to join our team in Greenfield, Wisconsin.
*Sign on/Retention Bonus!
VCA MECA is an emergency and critical care hospital that sees a unique case load of dogs, cats and exotics. We are open 24/7 and have been serving the Milwaukee community for over 10 years.
This is a full-time position. Our Veterinarians enjoy a good work-life balance, working 10 to 12 days per month with no on-call hours. The schedule will primarily be swing shift (12:00pm-12:00am), with rotating weekend and holiday coverage.
You will enjoy working in MECA’s modern, full-service facility. The hospital boasts a spacious treatment area, special procedures room, two surgical suites, and specialized isolation and exotic wards. We are also equipped with digital radiography, ultrasound, and endoscopy. Additionally, our intensive care unit offers the capability of oxygen and temperature support, continuous fluids and infused medicine, and advanced patient monitoring. Completing the hospital is an in-house laboratory and pharmacy. We also run an on-site blood donor program.
Located on Milwaukee’s southwest side, you will love the convenience of living in close proximity to a major city that maintains its Midwest charm and affordable cost of living. Milwaukee is a vibrant community, celebrating its diversity with an array of annual culture, food and music festivals. Nestled on the shores of Lake Michigan, it’s also is the perfect place for outdoor enthusiasts of all kinds to enjoy the many scenic parks, trails and seasonal activities.
If good food and good beer is more your taste, the city also boasts an impressive restaurant scene, and a collection of both national and local craft breweries. Milwaukee is a great place for sports fans, too- home to the Brewers (MLB), Bucks (NBA), and a 2-hour drive from Lambeau Field, home of the Green Bay Packers (NFL). And last but not least, there’s a variety of museums to suit just about every interest and age group; including the Milwaukee Public Museum, Betty Brinn Children’s Museum, Milwaukee Art Museum, and Harley Davidson Museum.
As a member of the VCA family, eligible full-time employees will be rewarded with a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including:
Health & Wellness
Innovative associate health and wellbeing department (Headspace app subscriptions, Vault financial wellness tool, and access to additional mental health resources)
Continuing Education Allowance and paid Continuing Education Days
WOOF University – offering abundant CE for Doctors and Staff
VCA Academy’s Mentorship Program – participate as a mentee or mentor in a GP or ER setting
Opportunities to participate in a robust Clinical Studies program
Up to 100% Pet Care Discount for your own pets
100% paid professional liability coverage
100% paid life insurance
100% paid short-term disability insurance
Access to a network of 5,000 doctors, including more than 600 specialists
Benefits: We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and paid vacation/sick days, 401(k), generous employee pet discounts and more!
The information in this position description indicates the general nature and level of work to be performed. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of associates assigned to this job. Management reserves the right to revise the job description or require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example, emergencies, change in personnel, workload, or technical development)
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans / Disabled. For a complete EEO statement please see our career page at vcacareers.com
VCA Animal Hospitals operates more than 1,000 small animal veterinary hospitals in the U.S., Canada and Japan. The hospitals are staffed by more than 4,500 fully qualified, dedicated and compassionate veterinarians to give pets the very best in medical care, of which over 600 are board certified specialists who are experts in areas such as oncology, cardiology, emergency and critical care, and surgery for animals. VCA Animal Hospitals provides a full range of general practice services to keep pets well and specialized treatments when pets are ill. As part of the Mars Veterinary Health family of brands, VCA is committed to its purpose—A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS®.