WVRC, part of the Ethos network of specialty & referral practices, service the greater Milwaukee and Southeastern Wisconsin region with locations in Waukesha, Grafton and Racine, Wisconsin. Our Waukesha location is both a VECCS Certified Level 1 hospital and a recognized American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care provisional trauma center. Services at WVRC include 24/7 ER, critical care, radiology, surgery, internal medicine, neurology, ophthalmology, dentistry, oncology, anesthesiology, cardiology, and dermatology. A branch of Marshfield Laboratories is on-site, including a full time boarded clinical pathologist. Our clinic is equipped with a complete in-house lab for point of care & after-hours results, digital radiology, cage side ultrasound, telemetry, ventilator, fluoroscopy, MRI & CT.
Our team of ER focused interns receive clinically based training in emergency/critical care medicine, emergency surgery, advanced diagnostics, and client communication as well as rotation through core specialty services. Our interns spend 85-90% of their time at our Waukesha hospital. Additional mentored shifts at our growing Racine location. Highlights of our ER focused internship:
- Primary case responsibility
- Onsite 24-hour mentorship
- Training with specialists
- Training to be primary surgeons in general emergency surgery, including GDV, foreign body removal, intestinal resection and anastomosis, splenectomy, pyometra, C section, minor surgical procedures
***On-call surgeons are also available for mentoring & more technical emergency surgeries
Benefits include association dues, PLIT liability insurance, Health/dental insurance, and CE. WVRC sees a strong and diverse caseload, using an exceptional team of employees, and we are well known for our focus on providing excellent care and client service. Our interns become an integral part of our team and our flexible program allows us to provide an individualized experience depending on the intern’s long-term career goals. The program can prepare interns for a career in emergency medicine or strong general practice, as well as for residency programs or other specialty internships.
Southeastern Wisconsin offers the best of midwest living including: theater and concert performances, fine dining, and upscale shopping, as well as an active sports scene that includes the Milwaukee Brewers, Bucks, and Admirals. The cities of Madison, Green Bay, and Chicago are easily accessible. Unlike many cities, our beaches, sports, fishing, sailing, and biking/hiking trails are all part of the urban mix. Here you can enjoy a summer season of festivals and outdoor dining, complemented by a winter of spectacular performing arts and snow sports.
We are looking for interns who have a passion for high quality, clinically based learning with a large varied caseload and possess strong communication skills. Most of our interns have recently graduated and are licensed graduates from AVMA accredited schools. We encourage all levels of applicants, including recent graduates, current interns, and general practitioners, who would like the additional training our internship provides, to apply. Our program provides high caliber broad training and prior ER exposure is helpful but not required. Employment with Ethos is contingent upon successfully completing a background check and showing proof of eligibility to work in the United States on your first day.
For additional information, please visit our website www.wvrc.com or contact Dr. Mike Quigley
WVRC is dedicated to providing patients, clients, and primary veterinarians with the highest quality emergency and specialty veterinary medical care. Our team consists of incredible emergency vets, board certified specialists, highly skilled technicians, and knowledgable client service reps. Let's face it, when an emergency arises and our client's cat or dog needs specialty care, it's scary. We get it. That's why our clients and patients are treated with the utmost care, compassion, and respect.