Job Description: The Emergency Veterinarian at Madison Veterinary Specialists and Emergency in Madison, Wisconsin will provide care to any emergency patients including initial evaluation, diagnostic testing, treatment and hospitalization. Oversee and direct the care and treatments of patients admitted and being treated in hospital. Provide surgical and wound care as indicated based on case. Perform specialized emergency procedures. Work closely with specialists and specialty services (internal medicine, surgery, ophthalmology, oncology, neurology, dermatology) to consult, manage or transfer cases for further care. Oversee emergency and ICU technicians in the management of out-patient and in-patient treatments. Documentation of physical examinations, treatment plans, and prescriptions. Communication and documentation of medical diagnoses and treatment plans to clients. Complete all medical records and correspondence to clients and referring veterinarians. Maintain preventive health programs and medical protocols. Perform in house training for technicians and support staff.
Requirements: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree plus one year of emergency veterinary medicine and critical care experience gained through the completion of a small animal rotating internship. Experience must include one year of experience with each of the following: (1) emergency surgical procedures including gastric dilatation-volvulus (GDV), hemoabdomen/splenectomy, gastrointestinal foreign body removal, intestinal resection and anastomosis, C-section and lacerations; (2) performing specialized emergency techniques including urethral obstructions, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (consistent with recover guidelines), blood/plasma transfusions, acid-base evaluation, tracheostomy, assisted ventilation, thoracocentesis, abdominocentesis, pericardiocentesis, placement of chest tubes and external coaptation; and (3) point of care ultrasounds. Requires State of Wisconsin Veterinarian License.
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