Cardiologist - Board Certified or Residency Trained, Florida (FT or PT)

Bradenton, Florida
Salary plus production
Sep 11, 2021
Dec 10, 2021
Practice Area
Small Animal, Cardiology
Contract Type
Organization Type
Private Practice

The Veterinary Medical Center at LWR is a new stand alone hospital in Lakewood Ranch, FL.  We are located about 1 hour south of Tampa and very close to the cities of Sarasota and Bradenton, FL.  We are excited to open our ER/Specialty service in November 2021, and would love to add a Cardiologist to our team!  As a new service, our cardiologist would play an active part of planning and purchasing the equipment they need.  Our cardiology service would support our emergency department as well as patients referred from our local veterinarians.  This position does not require on-call or after hours availability.

Our hospital was designed to be open and spacious.  We have 7 exam rooms, a large welcoming reception area, a fully equipped surgery suite, a separate dental suite, a dedicated ultrasound room, separate isolation facilities, and more.  We have brand new equipment including full anesthesia monitors (HR, RR, CO2, O2, temp. etc), doppler, central oxygen, ICU oxygen units, Heska fluid pumps, digital radiology with telemedicine, ultrasound, in house IDEXX blood machines (cbc, chem, u/a, pt/ptt, iSTAT, lactate, and more), a new cardiostart defibrillator, companion animal laser machine, endoscopy, Vet Stem, Vapotherm high flow oxygen (coming soon), Digatherm, and much more!  We have everything you need to practice high quality medicine!  Our blood bank opens in November of 2021.  We have a 10,000 square foot expansion planned for 2022 with lots of new equipment and additions, including CT.  We are actively recruiting specialists with a goal to have a complete specialty team in the very near future.  


*  A part-time or full-time schedule is available ranging from 3 to 5 days per week.  


*  Since the Cardiology service is new, we are offering a base salary or salary + production (your choice) for the first year.  Based on our location, we anticipate the need for cardiology services at our facility will grow very quickly.  


*  100% health insurance coverage.

*  Paid vacation/CE/sick days.

*  Continuing education allowance.

*  DEA license, and AVMA/FVMA dues paid.

*  Retirement plan with 3% matching.

*  Moving allowance, if needed.

*  Sign on bonus with 1 year contract.

*  Working with a great group of forward thinking people!  

We understand scheduling and salary are an important part of accepting a position, and are happy to discuss this information in advance of a formal interview.  

We are privately owned and sincerely care about our doctors and staff.   You will have the support staff you need to navigate your cases and practice high quality medicine.  We are known for our approach to customer/patient care and have been a part of the Bradenton/Sarasota community for 20 years.  Our hospital is owned by a veterinarian that has practiced emergency medicine for 17+ years.  If you have any questions at all about this position, please feel free to call/text Dr. Wendy Ellis at 941-266-0335 (cell) or email @   

About Us:

The Veterinary Medical Center at Lakewood Ranch is a new 6500 sq ft stand-alone veterinary hospital that opened in November of 2019.  Our hospital is privately owned and located in a new fast growing community about an hour south of Tampa and 20-30 minutes from the famous white sandy beaches of Sarasota and Anna Maria Island.  Lakewood Ranch was recently named one of the top growing planned communities in the United States and our region was voted one of the best places to live in America!  If you love golfing, wildlife, the beaches, arts, nightlife and shopping, you will love living here!