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Unser Mandant ist eine kleine Tierklinik mit außergewöhnlich hohem Entwicklungspotential im Einzugsbereich einer Großstadt im Westen Deutschlands. Als Mitglied einer in zahlreichen europäischen Ländern etablierten Gruppe von Tierkliniken finden Patientenbesitzer und Mitarbeiter eine Mischung aus ursprünglichen Alleinstellungsmerkmalen, zeitgemäßen Standards und Qualitätssicherung. Das Gebäude wurde vor einigen Jahren in traumhafter Lage neu errichtet und ist ideal auf die Bedürfnisse einer Tierklinik zugeschnitten. Zwei moderne OPs und eine großzügige Station bieten beste Voraussetzungen zur optimalen Versorgung der Patienten.
Alle Mitarbeiter profitieren von der familiären Atmosphäre sowie den regelmäßigen Fortbildungsangeboten.

Im Rahmen einer Nachfolgeregelung suchen wir zum schnellstmöglichen Zeitpunkt eine/n Tiermediziner/in und Sympathieträger/in als

Kleintierchirurgen (m/w)

Die Aufgabe:

• Operationen mit Schwerpunkt Orthopädie führen Sie an zumeist überwiesenen Tieren routiniert durch, nachdem Sie Ihre Patienten kompetent abgeklärt haben
• Mit Überweisern und Besitzern Ihrer Patienten führen Sie persönliche Gespräche vor und nach der OP und tragen Sorge für die komplette Betreuung
• Sie stellen gemeinsam mit der Klinikleitung eine gute chirurgische Dienstleistung sicher, zu der neben TPLO auch Osteosynthesen oder endoskopische OPs gehören
• Noch nicht erlernte Techniken eignen Sie sich eigeninitiativ an
• Bei gegenseitigem Interesse kann Ihr Verantwortungsbereich innerhalb kurzer Zeit bis hin zur Geschäftsführung erweitert werden
• An der Rufbereitschaft beteiligen Sie sich regelmäßig, für Nacht- und Notdienste stehen Sie nur im Ausnahmefall zur Verfügung
• Sie suchen den regelmäßigen fachlichen Austausch mit Kollegen sowohl innerhalb als auch außerhalb des Verbundes, gern auch auf internationaler Ebene
• Sie arbeiten im Team von ca. 15 Mitarbeitern unter der Leitung einer Geschäftsführerin


Die Anforderungen:

• Abgeschlossenes Tiermedizinstudium mit Weiterbildung in Chirurgie und orthopädischem Schwerpunkt
• Mehrjährige Erfahrung und Kenntnisse in der Kleintier Orthopädie werden vorausgesetzt
• Routine in der Osteosynthese und beim Umgang mit bildgebenden Verfahren
• Sie strahlen die Autorität eines Experten aus, der Freude am Umgang mit Mensch und Tier hat
• Eigenständigkeit, Menschlichkeit und Kommunikationsfreude
• Fachtierärzte, Diplomates bzw. Tierärzte mit Weiterbildungsberechtigung sind willkommen
• Positive Grundhaltung gegenüber der internationalen Klinikgruppe
• Englische Sprachkenntnisse in Wort und Schrift sind erforderlich
• Sie haben Interesse an einer langfristigen Tätigkeit und dauerhafter Weiterentwicklung

Das Angebot:

Wir bieten Ihnen die einmalige Chance als Chirurg spürbar am Erfolg einer aufstrebenden Kleintierklinik beteiligt zu sein und die Option auf Übernahme von deutlich mehr Verantwortung in Form einer Geschäftsführung in Ruhe prüfen zu können. Sie nutzen bestehendes Equipment, beispielsweise ein soeben installiertes neues digitales Röntgen und bringen Ideen für den weiteren Ausbau der Dienstleistungen geschäftsorientiert ein. In einem familiären Miteinander finden Sie ein neues berufliches Zuhause. Die Klinikgruppe und internationale Experten unterstützen Ihren Erfolg. Die Klinik befindet sich in landschaftlich sehr reizvoller Gegend am Maintal, gut erreichbare Städte runden das Freizeitangebot auch kulturell ab.

Für die erste Kontaktaufnahme steht Ihnen unsere Beraterin Dr. Mareike von Eichhain mit ihrem Team unter der Rufnummer +49 8178 9986410 gerne zur Verfügung.

Ihre aussagekräftigen Bewerbungsunterlagen (Anschreiben, Lebenslauf, Gehaltsvorstellung und frühestmöglicher Eintrittstermin) senden Sie bitte unter Angabe der Kennziffer TG1876211 per E-Mail an bewerbung@hardenberg-consulting.com.
www.hardenberg-consulting.com

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Our client is one of the largest small animal veterinary clinics in Austria and is located near Vienna. The clinic has a new operating theatre, a large and modern ward as well as excellent technical equipment, all of which benefit the clinic's team, referrers and patients. The clinic employs 40 members of staff which provide first-rate, round the clock veterinary care and top medical services.
As a member of a veterinary Group firmly established in many European countries, patient owners, managers and medical personnel are met with a mixture of original unique selling propositions, active practice management and progressive standards. Under new management, the clinic furthermore distinguishes itself internally through its excellent teamwork and externally through its reliability as a partner.

We are currently looking for a 

Chief Surgeon (m/f)

to join us as soon as possible to fill a newly created position.

Your role:

• You will be performing demanding orthopaedic surgery with an emphasis on osteosyntheses and arthroscopies primarily on referral patients
• You will be developing and continuously expanding your own individual area of specialisation within your team of four surgeons
• Your aim is to also offer non-standard hip joint, elbow, spinal and TPLO surgery
• You will be personally responsible for communicating with referrers and the owners of your patients in a supportive manner and in good time
• You will be on-call duty every 3rd - 4th weekend as well as during the week if required
• You are a dependable and cooperative leader with a vested interest in your co-workers' success. You will be acting as a role model in terms of     establishing a culture of trust and straightforward collaboration
• You will establish and consolidate the Clinic Group's quality and service standards in your area
• You will be seeking professional exchange within the Group, including with international colleagues
• You will be reporting directly to the clinic's managing director

Requirements:

• Degree in veterinary medicine and subsequent specialisation as a veterinary surgeon
• Several years of experience performing surgery on your own and routine performance of bone surgery
• You have the authority generally associated with a responsible leader who enjoys working with people and animals
• You are prepared to take responsibility for your own actions
• You are highly motivated and have strong communication skills, are decisive and able to communicate your enthusiasm 
• You have a positive attitude towards the Clinic Group and the ambition required to position yourself as a successful specialist within the Group
• You are interested in a long-term position and ongoing professional development
• You will support the new management with continuing to operate the clinic as a trusted and dependable partner for all customers
• The internationality of the Corporate Group necessitates knowledge of written and spoken English. The communications with the owners will be in German


What we offer:
We offer the successful candidate the opportunity to take up a position of leadership within a clinic known far beyond the region for its clinical expertise. This will be an important step in your career. It will give you the opportunity to significantly shape the clinic's internal and external image in future through your personal profile and to further increase its reputation in collaboration with an experienced team. Framework conditions such as the new operating theatres and modern technology, as well as convenient working hours and the promotion of continuing professional development will enable you to achieve both your professional and personal goals. The beautiful landscape, good infrastructure and good transport connections to the city are yet another bonus.

Your first point of contact is our consultant Dr. Mareike von Eichhain and her team, which can be contacted on Tel. +49 8178 9986410 and will be happy to answer any questions.
To apply, please email a comprehensive application (covering letter, CV, desired salary and earliest starting date) to bewerbung@hardenberg-consulting.com, including the reference TG1876011.
www.hardenberg-consulting.com

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Oaklands Equine Hospital, UK

EQUINE SURGEON VACANCY

An opportunity has arisen for an equine surgeon (ECVS/ACVS Diplomate or those that have completed an approved residency programme) to join a large equine business, covering 30 equine veterinary sites. The successful candidate will be based at the RCVS-accredited Oaklands Equine Hospital in North Yorkshire, and will provide surgical services and lameness diagnostics to a diverse population of horses. This is an outstanding opening to join a rapidly expanding group of practices, with a range of opportunities for career and personal growth.

The ideal candidate would have a primary focus on orthopaedic surgery and lameness diagnostics to supplement an expanding team of Specialists at Oaklands (two further surgery Diplomates). The role will also include some consultancy work for large professional clients and other practices within the group in the surrounding area. Candidates must be registered with the RCVS.

As part of a large group we are able to offer an outstanding package including but not limited to:

• Highly competitive salary
• 10% matched pension contributions
• 30 Days Annual Leave
• Private Health insurance
• Access to the company Sharesave Scheme

To submit an application or to make an expression of interest please contact Tom Witte (Clinical Director, Oaklands Veterinary Centre, North Yorkshire) at tom.witte@oaklandsvets.co.uk

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Dick White Referrals, Six Mile Bottom, Nr Cambridge, UK

Surgeon in Small Animal Orthopaedic Surgery Service

We are offering an outstanding opportunity for a highly motivated colleague to join our Small Animal Surgery service at DWR to focus on orthopaedic surgery.

DWR is a busy, purpose-built specialist referral-only small animal veterinary hospital based in Six Mile Bottom, Suffolk, UK, located only 10 miles from the vibrant and historic university city of Cambridge, with excellent connections to London, the Midlands and the stunning East Anglian coast. Stansted airport is also only 30 minutes away by car.  The hospital is fully equipped with the surgical, diagnostic and hospitalisation facilities commensurate with a flagship specialist veterinary hospital and also has an on-site reference laboratory with both in-house clinical pathology and diagnostic histopathology. As part of our on-going drive for excellence, we have now started building a 30,000 sq.ft. extension that will double the size of our facilities and create a truly world-class hospital.  Aside from the excellent, positive and collaborative working environment that places great value on team-work, DWR offers a competitive remuneration package including a generous salary, pension provision, achievable bonus scheme, private health insurance, income protection and life assurance schemes and family-focused leave provision alongside annual study leave and CPD allowances.  Flexible working requests will also be actively considered.

DWR was founded in 2003 by Professor Dick White and has grown rapidly to become the largest private veterinary referral hospital in the UK, currently employing 35 specialist veterinary clinicians, 30 residents and 14 interns who, along with our 200-strong support staff, provide 24/7 referral-only services for patients across England in soft tissue surgery, orthopaedic surgery, ophthalmology, diagnostic imaging, neurology, anaesthesia and analgesia, internal medicine, oncology, dermatology, cardiology, physiotherapy, clinical pathology and histopathology.  As we are also an Educational Partner of the University of Nottingham, the successful candidate will be awarded Honorary Associate Professor status with this institution.  Clinical research activity and participation is therefore positively encouraged and colleagues currently collaborate with scientific, medical and veterinary institutions across the UK and further afield in many on-going studies. 

Due to an increasing caseload the orthopaedic surgery department is expanding and we now seek to recruit an additional orthopaedic surgeon to our team and for the appropriately experienced candidate, the position of Head of Service may be available. We currently have two full-time specialist orthopaedic surgeons, who are supported by one post-residency clinical fellow, four ECVS residents, a dedicated surgical intern and team of qualified theatre nurses as well as a team of four soft tissue surgery specialists.

Applicants will be Board-Certified in Small Animal Surgery or Small Animal Orthopaedic Surgery by the American, European, Australian or Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and be eligible for RCVS Specialist status. Experienced residency-trained candidates eligible to sit the qualifying specialist examinations for these colleges will also be considered for the role of Clinical Fellow, with promotion to the role of Specialist expected upon successful completion of the board examinations. The successful applicant will need to hold a UK valid current driving licence and be a member of, or eligible to become a member, of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons.

For an informal discussion about the position or to make a formal application for this position, please contact the hospital Clinical Director, Rob Foale MRCVS, at rf@dwr.co.uk

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Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, USA

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Tenure-Track or Clinical-Track Assistant or Associate Professor of Small Animal Orthopedic Surgery: The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, invites applications for a full-time (12 month) Assistant or Associate Professor position in Small Animal Orthopedic Surgery. The position will be tenure-track or clinical-track depending on candidate qualifications and preference. A DVM or equivalent degree, and board certification or board eligibility by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) or European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS) is required. Candidates should have a sincere interest in providing outstanding clinical service, teaching, and building a collaborative or independent research program. Candidates with an MS or PhD degree in a field related to veterinary medicine are preferred for a tenure track position. A complete job description is available at http://www.purdue.edu/ethics/Search_Screen/faculty_openings1.html  click on College of Veterinary Medicine and the link under Veterinary Clinical Sciences. Review of applications will begin on January 1, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.  A background check is required for employment by the University.  

The College of Veterinary Medicine at Purdue University values, nurtures, and respects all members of its community and ensures an environment of inclusive excellence where all students, faculty, and staff are inspired and empowered to achieve their full potential.

Purdue University's College of Veterinary Medicine is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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VETREF, Angers (Maine et Loire), France

SMALL ANIMAL SURGEON, Boarded or eligible.

VETREF is a multidisciplinary small animal referral clinic based in Angers, in the country of Pays de Loire, in France.

We are a professional and dynamic team of several veterinaries combining different services: internal medicine, cardiology, radiology, orthopaedic and soft tissue surgery, neurology and neurosurgery, and rehabilitation services.

To provide the highest standards of patient care, the clinic is equipped with a full technical platform including 16-slice CT scanner, digital radiography, fully comprehensive set of Storz HD videoscopes for laparoscopy and arthroscopy, and expected in the next months, two new wards to deliver the highest level of care during the hospitalisation of our patients.

We seek a graduate veterinarian from the European or American College of Veterinary Surgeons, or  who has completed his surgery residency program. Applicants must be ready to invest in a team motivated by the quality of patient care. We seek for someone who wants to develop new technics.

Please if you are interested by this French opportunity, please email CV and references at Dr Philippe HAUDIQUET, director of the clinic (dr.haudiquet@orange.fr)

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Seinevet Veterinary Clinic, Rouen, France

The clinic Seinevet, a referral practice located in Rouen (France) is seeking a board-certified or board-eligible ECVS, ACVS, or DESV chirurgie to go on his developpment in surgical activity. Orthopedic orientation would be more helpful for the clinic.

The clinic is based in Boos, 15 minutes east of the city of Rouen and 1 hour of Paris by direct train or by car. Rouen is a living city of more than 110000 habitants, and a large urban area of more than 650000 habitants. It is a city steeped in history where life is good.

Team includes 9 veterinarians and 9 nurses at this time with a referral activity in surgery, dermatology, endoscopy, oncology, and emergencies. Extension work is currently underway in the clinic. The technical plateform of 700 m2 will offer 1 preparation room, 4 operating theaters (orthopedics, arthroscopy, neurosurgery, soft tissues surgery, celioscopy/thoracoscopy, rigid and soft endoscopy), 4 kennels (55 hospitalisation places including emergency unit in the preparation room, 1 standard kennel, 1 isolation kennel, 1 chemotherapy kennel, 1 cattery), 1 laboratory (haematology, biochemistry, hormonal tests, ionograms, coagulation tests, microscope…) 6 consultation rooms, 1 digital radiography room, 1 32-slices CT room…
Surgical facilities include power systems (2 Colibri Synthes, 1 AirPen Synthes), AO materials and implants (LCP, unilock, TPLO…), external fixation (JAM, FESSA), arthroscopy (1.9, 2.4 and 2.7mm endoscope, shaver…), ligasure, celio/thoracoscopy, electrosurgical units, surgical aspirators, respirators, autosutures TA/GIA, specific soft tissues materials, and C-arm fluoroscopy in project …

 

For further information and to apply, please write to Dr Bertrand Vedrine (bvedrine@yahoo.fr)

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Small animals

Small Animal Surgical Specialist – New Zealand

VetSOS in New Zealand have an opening for a recently qualified or experienced board-certified surgeon to work alongside Dr. Warrick Bruce (Senior Resident Surgeon) and our team of highly skilled nurses as the second specialist in our purpose-built clinic in Hamilton, New Zealand.

We are interested in applicants who are competent in all areas of orthopaedic, soft tissue, oncologic and spinal surgery, however the position could suit an applicant with an interest in soft tissue or oncological surgery and a passion for growing this part of the referral case load. We value someone who is a team player; committed to our patients and clients. A calm, relaxed style and a willingness to fit in and be flexible are essential traits. 

In terms of the hours of work, we would ideally like to grow the business and this role will be a full-time role, and hours can be flexible, depending on caseload.

More about VetSOS:
• Our clinic is already well-equipped with all the equipment you would expect in a specialist referral facility including: a dedicated theatre with filtered positive pressure air flow and quality lighting, digital radiography, an array of orthopaedic air-powered tools, electric and air-powered spinal equipment, arthroscopy, fluoroscopy, endoscopy, etc. Although already well resourced, we would be willing to invest in additional equipment that would meet the needs and interests of the successful applicant. 

• We are a dedicated, small animal surgical referral practice and we work within a purpose-built Pet Doctors companion animal clinic in Hamilton. We have our own consultation room and specialised theatre but share other facilities within the general practice.  This allows us the flexibility to be part of a larger team and facility as well as the independence to work as an autonomous business. Our Surgical Team is led by Dr Warrick Bruce, who has trained and worked both in NZ and internationally. Dr Bruce invented the TTO procedure for the treatment of canine cruciate disease, which has become the technique of choice for many surgeons around the world.

Moving to New Zealand – We will help you get here!
• If you are interested in joining our team, we will help you (and your family) relocate to New Zealand. We have relocation packages available, which include assistance with airfares, immigration support, help to register to practise in New Zealand, accommodation and transfers. We will help you make this transition as smooth as possible!

Before you apply…
Please check that you are eligible to be accepted by the ACVS, ECVS, or a Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists and can register as a surgical specialist in NZ. Visit the NZ Veterinary council website for more info: http://www.vetcouncil.org.nz

If you are interested in this position or would like some further information, please email Ana: talent@nzpetdoctors.co.nz

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Small animals

Newmarket, Suffolk, UK

Clinician/Senior Clinician in Surgery and Head of Orthopaedics

Salary range £56 –£107k *
Plus additional out of hours payments, £1250 CPD allowance, 35 days holiday including bank holidays, generous employer contribution to pension and an excellent work/life balance
  * Salary dependent on role, qualifications, experience and balance of clinical/academic work undertaken

The Animal Health Trust is a charitable organisation aiming to fight disease and injury in companion animals. The small animal clinic is dedicated to providing the highest standards of patient care, and has an active programme of clinical research and post-graduate training (internships, residencies and PhDs). The surgery group works closely with our specialists from other disciplines, including anaesthesia, dermatology, diagnostic imaging, internal medicine neurology, oncology, ophthalmology and physiotherapy. On site we have CT, fluoroscopy, 1.5T MRI and a linear accelerator. The pathology and clinical pathology laboratories on site complement the clinical services and enable us to offer a full on-site diagnostic service. Additionally, the AHT has a number of research groups and an equine referral clinic with opportunities for collaborative work.

We currently have two vacancies for clinicians/ senior clinicians to join our Small Animal Surgery Department. The successful candidates will be either boarded (ECVS/ACVS/RCVS) or board eligible and can specialise in either soft tissue surgery, orthopaedics or a combination of both disciplines, depending on personal preference. You will join a team of two other surgeons, one surgical resident and one surgical nurse.  Whilst on clinics, your primary responsibility will be the delivery of a first class surgical service, using our recently refurbished state-of-the-art theatre suites, supported by our dedicated theatre staff. An extensive range of surgical equipment is available, including minimally invasive/interventional radiological instrumentation and the Biomedtrix THR kit. The successful candidates will also provide an emergency out-of-hours service as part of the team. The successful candidate will benefit from an excellent work to life balance with a generous off-clinics allowance for applicants with research interests.

For further information please contact Kelly L. Bowlt Blacklock, Head of Surgery kelly.bowlt@aht.org.uk, Mayank Seth, Head of Clinics Mayank.Seth@aht.org.uk, or alternatively telephone +44 1638 552700. If you are interested in applying for this position, please forward your CV and covering letter, to recruitment@aht.org.uk or by post to Human Resources Department, Animal Health Trust, Lanwades Park, Kentford, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 7UU

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Small animals

Residency in Small Animal Surgery at AniCura Animal Hospital Albano, Danderyd/Stockholm, SE

AniCura Animal Hospital Albano offers a three years ECVS approved program (residency) starting in autumn 2018. The program will be supervised by Annika Bergström, Dipl ECVS VMD, and follow the guidelines from ECVS.

The residency is posted at AniCura Albano, a full service hospital including a full array of soft tissue, orthopedic, and minimally invasive surgical equipment, advanced diagnostic imaging, a blood-bank for dogs and a modern rehabilitation unit with certified staff.

Candidates should have completed a 1-year rotating small animal internship or should have at least 2 years of post-graduate experience with small animal practice. Candidates must be fluent in written and spoken English and need to prove willingness to learn Swedish. Candidates should be keen to develop their diagnostic and surgical skills to high levels.

The employment is a fixed-term, three-year specialist service.

Questions concerning the position can be e-mailed to: annika.bergstrom@anicura.se

Submit your application including a CV and recommendation letter, to louise.bley@anicura.se.

Deadline for application is July 6 2018.

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Pferdeklinik Sottrum West GmbH, Deutschland, Niedersachsen

Nach dem Umzug in einen vollständig neu errichteten Klinikkomplex (u.a. mit zwei Operationsräumen - liegend und stehend) suchen wir ab 1.7. oder später einen/eine

Pferdechirurg/in (FTA, ACVS/ECVS oder vergleichbar)

Die Pferdeklinik Sottrum West GmbH zählt zu den großen Pferdekliniken in Norddeutschland und leistet eine Rundumversorgung inkl. Kolikchirurgie. Wir bieten eine hochmoderne, technische Ausstattung, ein hochqualifiziertes Team und ein Patientenspektrum, die es Ihnen ermöglichen, Ihre hohen fachlichen Ambitionen in der Chirurgie zu realisieren und sich in Teilgebieten weiterzuentwickeln.

Sie verfügen über breite, fundierte Erfahrung in der Pferdemedizin, beherrschen die routinemäßigen, elektiven Eingriffe beim Pferd und sind in der Lage, Notfallpatienten, Kolikpatienten sowie einfache Frakturen und Verletzungen zu versorgen. Erfahrung in Arthroskopie und Laparoskopie sind von Vorteil, aber nicht zwingend.

Neben chirurgischen Eingriffen gehört zu Ihren Aufgaben auch die Untersuchung ambulanter Patienten (Orthopädie, Zahnheilkunde, KU…), die Untersuchung und Behandlung von Notfallpatienten (inkl. Kolikpatienten) sowie die Betreuung der stationären Patienten.

Als einer von zwei Chirurgen in einem Team aus fünf Tierärzten ist für Sie die Teilnahme an Not- und Wochenenddiensten selbstverständlich.

Sie sind begeisterungsfähig, engagiert und arbeiten aktiv an der Weiterentwicklung der Klinik mit. Sie haben die Fähigkeit, sich in die Abläufe und Regularien eines professionellen Klinikalltages zu integrieren unter Beibehaltung der erforderlichen Flexibilität. Neben Ihrer persönlichen Weiterbildung liegt Ihnen auch die Aus- und Weiterbildung der Tiermedizinischen Fachangestellten sowie die Weiterbildung der Fachtierarzt-Anwärter/-innen am Herzen.

Bei entsprechender Qualifikation ist die Übernahme einer Oberarzt- oder Geschäftsführerfunktion möglich.

Wir freuen uns auf Ihre Bewerbung. Bitte senden Sie Ihre Bewerbungsunterlagen an info@klinik-fuer-pferde.net, z. Hd. Dr. M. Paar

www.klinik-fuer-pferde.net

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Large animals

Rangiora Clinic, Rangiora, NZ

Equine Surgeon

We are seeking an equine surgeon to meet the needs of the growing equine part of the practice.

With a rapidly expanding equine client base, across all disciplines, there is plenty of opportunity to develop your career with progressive clients, and a supportive team around you.

This position would ideally suit someone who is enthusiastic, self-motivated, has great people skills and strives for high standards in quality veterinary care. If you enjoy developing strong relationships with clients, working in a fun, friendly team environment and have a desire to see your clients succeed while still maintaining a balanced life then this might be just the job for you.

The clinic is BESTPRACTICE accredited and well equipped with a new on-site purpose built surgical facility. We have digital x-ray, shockwave, endoscopy, ultrasound, IRAP and in-house lab. You would also be well supported with a dedicated equine nursing team.

An attractive remuneration package would reflect experience and abilities. Continuing education and special interests are encouraged and generously supported. You would be joining a clinic that won the 2016 Most Innovative Business award for the North Canterbury.

Rangiora is a great place to live being only 30 minutes to Christchurch, an hour to the ski-fields, 5 minutes to the beach and just over an hour away from Hanmer Springs. Our district has plenty of schooling options (10 primary schools and 2 secondary) plus all of the Christchurch schools which are an easy commute away.

We have a new swimming complex, gyms, sailing, tramping and many other sports clubs as well as great cafes, restaurants, shopping and local theatre. There are several wineries and craft beer brewers within a 100-km radius.

This is a fantastic opportunity for you and the rest of the family for work, education and play. Applying for this position could be the best decision you've made in a while!

For more information or to apply in writing (including CV) please contact the practice manager:

Craig Perriman
Phone:  0064210348383
Email:  craigp@rangvet.co.nz
Website:   www.rangioravetcentre.co.nz

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Small Animal Surgery Specialist – Dovecote Veterinary Hospital, East Midlands

We are a diploma-led referral centre with specialities in Orthopaedics, Soft Tissue Surgery, Neurology, Oncology and Dermatology. We see referral cases from practices across the Midlands and completed our purpose-build hospital site only a few years ago, which gave us the opportunity to create an excellent hospital facility equipped with advanced imaging and excellent operating facilities (which you can view yourself by visiting https://www.dovecoteveterinaryhospital.co.uk/tour.html). We are also a clinical associate practice for University of Nottingham Veterinary School.

Due to the upcoming retirement (July ‘18) of one of the founding partners of Dovecote, we have an excellent opportunity for a committed specialist in surgery to both join and guide our surgical team. Dovecote Veterinary Hospital is part of the CVS Referrals network, so you will be joining a large network of multiple specialists across our seven UK referral locations with some of the best known names in UK veterinary orthopaedics.

The practice is located in Castle Donington – a picturesque market town in Leicestershire, which is situated close to the national forest, Derbyshire peak district, Charnwood Forest, major transport links (M1, A50, A42) and home to East Midlands International Airport.

Benefits include a very competitive salary and bonus package, an excellent company pension scheme, company share-save scheme, life assurance cover, private health care, 10 days CPD with generous budget and 6 weeks annual leave (+ Bank Holidays). If you are relocating, we are also able to offer generous financial support towards this.

To be considered, you will need to be a RCVS, ECVS or ACVS specialist; however, ‘exam-ready' applicants are also encouraged to apply.

For informal enquiries please contact Dr Mark Lowrie at Dovecote  (mark.lowrie@dovecoteveterinaryhospital.co.uk) or Professor John Innes, CVS Referrals Director (john.innes@cvsvets.com or +44 (0) 1244 853823).

Link: https://www.careerswithcvs.co.uk/jobs/vacancy/879/description

3/5/2018 / els


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Dubai Camel Hospital, Dubai - United Arab Emirates

The Dubai Camel Hospital is currently seeking a full-time board certified surgeon. The clinic is less than a year old and is equipped with state of the art diagnostic and therapeutic instrumentation.  It is a full-service facility boasting second to none ultrasonographic and digital imaging systems, high-definition endoscopic equipment and a recently developed overground endoscopic system custom designed for camels. The surgical facility is brand new with custom designed hydraulic tables and all necessary surgical equipment for arthroscopic, laparoscopy, and internal fixation. The surgeon will be responsible for continuing the development of the surgical team and advancing the state of camel diagnostics and surgery in Dubai. The area contains a virtually unprecedented number of racing animals housed in the area, numbering in excess of 150k.  The candidates should already have attained board certification in the ACVS or ECVS organizations. Salary will be commensurate with experience but includes a housing allowance, lucrative vacation package, and continuing education stipend. Please address queries to Tom Yarbrough, DVM, ACVS at globalhorse@yahoo.com.

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Small animal

Surgery  Specialist – Glasgow, UK

Attractive salary available which includes income related bonus.

At Vets Now Glasgow, we have an opening for a Diplomate (ECVS, RCVS or ACVS) or Residency trained individual to join our surgical team on a permanent basis. You will be working alongside other residency trained individuals and specialists in ECC, Internal medicine and Oncology. You will also be supported by a strong team of vets, interns and nurses allowing us to support you in achieving work-life balance.

Our hospital will be expanded during 2018 and has all the facilities expected of a new state of the art hospital. Our Specialists were actively involved in the design of the expansion to ensure the layout lends itself well to the management of our growing caseload.

Officially the world’s friendliest city, you know you’ll be guaranteed a warm welcome in Glasgow, and there is so much to explore and enjoy in this beautiful, vibrant city. You will find world-class attractions, diverse neighbourhoods, stunning architecture and an ever-evolving food and drink scene and legendary nightlife. There really is something for everyone.

Vets Now is a veterinary owned and led business with a strong clinical culture and a focus on the delivery of the highest clinical and professional standards to our patients, clients and professional colleagues. We have 57 emergency clinics and 3 24 hour hospitals in the UK. As well as providing clinical care, our specialists are involved with our evidence based research group with the opportunity to make a wider difference to the profession.

This would suit someone looking for a full time position however hours and working pattern will be agreed to suit the successful candidate. Our package includes 6 week’s holiday and a generous CPD allowance with time off to study for boards if appropriate. An attractive relocation package and support with visa applications if applicable will be provided.

If you would like an informal discussion about the role please contact our National Surgical Lead John Williams on john.williams@vets-now.com. or to apply for this role please contact Jay Hamill on 01383841181 or Jay.Hamill@Vets-Now.com.

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Small animal

Tierärztliche Klinik für Chirurgie, Ettlingen, Germany

Die Tierärztliche Klinik für Chirurgie in Ettlingen sucht ab sofort oder nach Vereinbarung 1 oder 2 erfahrene Chirurgen/-innen mit dem Abschluss Diplomate (w/m) und/ oder Fachtierarzt für Chirurgie.

Das können wir Ihnen bieten:

• Hoher Case-Load mit komplexen und interessanten Fällen
• Überdurchschnittlich hohes chirurgisches Niveau, an dem Sie partizipieren können
• Routine in allen gängigen chirurgischen OP-Methoden, die Sie entweder selbständig durchführen oder erlernen können
• Überdurchschnittliche materielle Ausstattung
• Eigenständiges Arbeiten, bei Bedarf kollegiale Unterstützung durch erfahrene Chirurgen
• Flache Hirachien
• Ein tolles, junges Team voller Motivation
• Umfangreiche interne und externe Fortbildungsmöglichkeiten
• Gute Arbeitszeiten bei guter Bezahlung
• Ungewöhnlich schönes Umland

Das erwarten wir von Ihnen:

• Selbständiges Aufarbeiten und Therapieren von Patienten
• Wissbegierde und den Drang, Neues zu lernen
• Gute Kenntnisse und Erfahrung in Orthopädie, Osteosynthese, Neurochirurgie sowie Weichteilchirurgie
• Freude an der Ausbildung junger Kollegen
• Teilnahme am Hintergrunddienst
• Guter Kontakt zu den überweisenden Kollegen

Bitte senden Sie Ihre Bewerbungsunterlagen an:
Tierärztliche Klinik für Chirurgie, Dr. Oliver Lautersack, Hertzstr. 25, 76275 Ettlingen, Germany

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Small animal

Tierklinik Sonnenhof AG, Derendingen, Switzerland


SMALL ANIMAL SURGEON (70% - 100%) – Boarded or Board eligible

Tierklinik Sonnenhof is a leading small animal, first opinion, referral, and 24-hour emergency small animal clinic in Switzerland. We are looking for a small animal surgeon for our fast growing surgical service.

Applicants should be Diplomates of the European (ECVS) or American (ACVS) College of Veterinary Surgeons or have completed an ECVS or ACVS approved small animal surgery residency program. The surgeon should be comfortable with both orthopedic and soft tissue surgery.

We are a dynamic and collegial, multidisciplinary team covering orthopedic and soft tissue surgery, internal medicine, cardiology, dermatology and dentistry. We have an ultrasound specialist on site. The clinic equipment is state-of-the-art, including laparoscopy and arthroscopy treatments.

Applicants should be good team players and enjoy working in a busy hospital environment. They should lead the surgical unit and work together with young vet assistants heading for their specialization to become a Swiss Small Animal Specialist (FVH). We put strong emphasis on quality of patient care, client services and continuing education.

The clinic is located at Derendingen, near the beautiful city of Solothurn and not far from Zurich, Bern, Basel or Luzern by train or car.

The applicants should be willing to learn and speak the German language.

For more information about the position or for applying for this position, please forward your CV and covering letter to:

t.schneiter@tierkliniksonnenhof.ch
Thomas Schneiter, Dr. med. vet. FVH
Tierklinik Sonnenhof AG; Luzernstrasse 55a; 4552 Derendingen; Switzerland
+ 41 32 681 61 61/ www.tierkliniksonnenhof.ch

24/4/2018 / els


Small animal

VSH Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

VSH Hong Kong is seeking specialists in Surgery

VSH Hong Kong, open since 2014, is a world class medical facility in the heart of Hong Kong Island - the first and only dedicated specialty referral hospital in Hong Kong. Hong Kong pet owners go to remarkable lengths to treat their pets’ medical conditions. Our referral and emergency caseload is large and growing rapidly. To enhance our collaborative relationship with the referring veterinary community, we do not offer general practice services. 

We are looking for a talented surgeon who is a team player and who values working in a collaborative environment, based on mutual respect and support. Specialist referral is a relatively new concept to Hong Kong, therefore, cultivating professional relationships through communication with referring veterinarians and delivering outstanding patient and client care are fundamental to the position. 

Hong Kong is a culturally rich, diverse and safe city with countless opportunities to experience a variety of distinctive cultures. The city serves as the major transport hub in Southeast Asia, allowing for convenient regional and international travel. Known as “Asia’s World City,” English is an official language in Hong Kong, along with Cantonese. With a large and thriving expat population, Hong Kong has everything from easy-to-access beaches, hiking trails and nature reserves, to all the amenities of one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world. Hong Kong is truly an extraordinary place to live.

We currently offer Surgery, Ophthalmology, Internal Medicine, Cardiology, and Anesthesiology and are seeking specialists in other fields.  Equipment in our 15,000 sq ft facility includes digital radiography, ultrasound and echocardiography, fluoroscopy, rigid and flexible endoscopy, and a 16-slice Seimens CT. In-house pharmaceutical compounding has just been launched, and planning is underway to add MRI. The possibilities are endless! The VSH team is paving the way for specialized medicine, elevating veterinary medicine in Hong Kong and throughout Asia.

There is a generous compensation and benefits package, including allowance for cost of living and relocation.

Candidates must be board-certified or have completed surgery residency training.

Please email a letter of interest, CV and references in complete confidence. 

Confidential Inquiries:
Alane Cahalane, DVM, Dip. ACVS
akc@vsh.com.hk
www.vsh.com.hk

24/4/2018 / els


Small animal

Vista Veterinary Specialists, Sacramento, California

Vista Veterinary Specialists is seeking a full-time small animal surgeon to join our Emergency and Specialty Referral hospital in Sacramento, California. 

We are looking for a board-certified Surgeon or individual who has completed a surgical residency to support our hospital on a full-time basis. We are seeking a team member who has excellent interpersonal skills, desires to be a team player, is interested in expanding/growing the department, can accomplish a high case load, and possesses strong time management skills. We perform a full array of soft tissue, orthopedic, and minimally invasive surgical procedures and wish to collaborate with someone who enjoys the same.

Our Hospital: Vista is a 24/7/365 Emergency and Specialty hospital providing care in internal medicine, oncology, surgery, dermatology, radiology, and cardiology.  Within our soon to be remodeled 9,000 square foot facility, there are dedicated specialty exam and treatment rooms, on-site Vimago CT/fluoroscopy, ultrasonography, digital radiography, and full in-house laboratory.  When our remodel is completed, we will be adding an MRI to the facility as we expand our services to include neurology.

The Surgical Department: Our hospital is well equipped with 3 surgical suites and advanced care equipment including a full complement of Stryker and Storz arthroscopic, laparoscopic, and endoscopic equipment, LigaSure, Stryker and TPS power equipment , various plating systems including locking and standard LC-DCP.

Our Team: The success of our hospital can only be attributed to our colleagues. We have a highly collaborative culture that strives for excellence, is optimistic, collaborative, and supportive.  This teamwork and camaraderie leads to delivering exceptional service to our patients, clients, and referring veterinarians.  We create opportunities for success in all that we do through empowerment and a well communicated vision for our business.

The Sacramento area: Sacramento offers a wide variety of cultural and outdoor activities for both individuals and families who love 3 season weather.  If you enjoy the outdoors, a short drive will take you to the Napa Valley wine country, the famous ski slopes and pristine beaches of Lake Tahoe, the countless offerings of San Francisco and the stunning northern California coast.  Northern Californians are committed to taking care of each other and ensuring our community stays affordable and enjoyable.  We support our local businesses (small and large) and are known for our fresh farm-to-table eating.

Vista Veterinary Specialists and Ethos Veterinary Health:
Vista is part of the Ethos Veterinary Health (www.ethosvet.com) network of hospitals, providing our clinicians the opportunity to be part of a larger network of hospitals, but still maintain our distinctive identity. The focus of Ethos is on advancing veterinary medicine, along with providing high quality, compassionate care, which improves the lives of patients and their human companions. Our advancements center around three main areas:

Transformative Science:  We focus on driving initiatives that change the biology of disease, resulting in new diagnostics, novel therapies and improved treatments.

Knowledge: We know we are only as good as our teams, so we are committed to continuous learning and growth, ensuring all team members have a path to reaching their fullest potential.

Collaboration: We believe a collaborative approach leads to better outcomes for our patients and more professionally fulfilled medical teams.

Interested candidates can submit their CV to Dr. Chris Blum at cblum@ethosvet.com.

23/4/2018 / els


Small animal

Referral Intern – Highcroft Vet Group, Bristol, UK

We are introducing a programme of specialist internship placements working in the fields of:
• Neurology
• Oncology
• Internal Medicine
• Soft tissue and Orthopaedic Surgery

The programme
The programme is a fixed one-year position aimed at highly motivated individuals who are committed to practising the highest standards of veterinary medicine and patient care and who would relish the opportunity to further their career, improve their knowledge base and technical skills. This programme is designed to strengthen applications for residency positions. You will be working alongside a large team of diplomates in as well as a fantastic team of referral nurses. With the support and backup of the specialist team, participation in the on-call rota is a fundamental part of this internship.

About you
A proactive, professional approach, positive attitude at all times, outstanding interpersonal skills, ability to stay calm under pressure, great teamwork skills,  along with a commitment to practising the highest standards of veterinary medicine and patient care is required. You'll need a minimum of twelve months experience working in progressive small animal practice or have completed a rotating internship.

About us
Located in Bristol and described by RCVS as “an exceptional practice”, Highcroft has been at the heart of veterinary care in Bristol for many years.  Highcroft and has rapidly grown; we are now staffed almost exclusively by diplomats, and almost all referral disciplines are represented.   Our facilities include DR digital radiography, ultrasonography, MR (1.5T), CT (16 Slice), video-endoscopy (GI, airway, arthroscopy, laparoscopy, thoracoscopy) as well as digital fluoroscopy for interventional cardiology and radiology.

Salary and benefits
Highcroft Referrals provides one of the most exceptional salary and benefits packages available to interns.  In addition to a salary (£30,000 per annum), you will have 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, fully funded CPD, RCVS and VDS membership, company contributory pension scheme and other company fringe benefits.

To apply, please send click "Apply Now" including both your CV and covering letter in your application.

Link: https://www.careerswithcvs.co.uk/jobs/vacancy/1200/description

20/4/2018 / els


Small animal

FACULTÉ DE MÉDECINE VÉTÉRINAIRE, UNIVERSITÉ DE MONTRÉAL

ASSISTANT OR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR IN SMALL ANIMAL SURGERY

The Université de Montréal, Faculté de médecine vétérinaire is currently seeking qualified candidates for an Assistant or Associate Professor position in Small Animal Surgery to complete a dynamic multidisciplinary team of professors within the Département de sciences cliniques. Clinical duties will take place at the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vétérinaire (CHUV). The surgery service is in the center of a hospital that has the best technologies available. Soft tissue surgery, orthopedics and neurosurgery are performed by the surgery team. The surgery service is a team of 3 surgeons, 3 trained surgery technicians, one surgery resident and one specialized intern.

The deadline for applications is June 15, 2018
Starting date: September 1st, 2018 or according to candidate’s availability.

For more details, please see our website at:
http://tiny.cc/fmvCAC18

18/4/2018 / els


Small animal

University of Glasgow, UK

College of Medical, Veterinary & Life Sciences
School of Veterinary Medicine

Clinician in Small Animal Soft Tissue Surgery
Grade 8: £42,418 – £53,691 annum
Vacancy Ref: 020691

The Division of Small Animal Clinical Science is seeking to recruit a dynamic, motivated Soft Tissue surgeon for the following post.

The ideal candidate will hold a Diploma or equivalent qualification (Clinician grade 8) but a residency-trained colleague due to sit exams will also be considered (appointed at grade 7 until Diploma obtained then with immediate promotion to grade 8).  The post offers a significant element of ‘off clinics’ time for research and scholarship (including exam study).  Pre-Diploma applicants may spend up to 30% of ‘on clinics’ time on orthopaedics prior to Diploma success and clinical mentoring from experiences colleagues is available if desired.  The role will also involve the delivery of clinical teaching to undergraduates, interns and resident.

The successful candidate will join a friendly and supportive team of four other surgeons (ECVS Diplomates) and three ECVS residents. The ability to work well with others in a collegial team atmosphere is essential.

You will be based at the Small Animal Hospital, located at the Garscube Estate, 10 minutes drive from the vibrant “West End” of Glasgow, and less than one hour from Loch Lomond. The referral hospital is serviced by approximately 40 nursing associated staff, 30 clinicians, 28 residents/interns and 11 management / administrative staff, supporting over 10 clinical specialities. In addition there is a busy first opinion out of hour’s service supported by four clinicians and 14 nursing associated staff.

The University has an excellent pension scheme, and a generous supplement is paid for out of hours work.

For more information and to apply online:  https://www.gla.ac.uk/explore/jobs/

Informal enquiries can be made to Professor Donald Yool (Donald.Yool@glasgow.ac.uk).

Closing date: 7 May 2018

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

16/4/2018 / els


Equine Residency Position

Equine Surgery

University Veterinary Teaching Hospital ‐ Camden Equine Centre
School of Veterinary Science
University Sydney

The University Veterinary Teaching Hospital of the University of Sydney “Camden Equine Centre” is offering a clinical residency training position in Equine Surgery. This program prepares the candidate to sit the examination and to become Diplomate of the college (recognized specialist in Equine Surgery). Moreover, on successful completion of the three year training period, the candidate will graduate with two university degrees: a Master’s in Veterinary Studies (a Master’s coursework degree) and a Master’s degree in Veterinary Clinical Studies (a Master’s research degree) from the University of Sydney.

Camden Equine Centre is located in a semi-rural area approximately an hour from Sydney, close to the nice town Camden. Camden Equine Centre is an equine referral hospital that has multiple equine specialists in-house (American, European and Australian boarded specialists) allowing for a multi-modal approach of the patients. Currently there are 3 specialists in surgery, 1 in anesthesia, 1 in sports medicine, 2 in medicine, 1 in emergency and critical care and 1 consultant specialist in imaging.

The program starts in late July 2018, but earlier commencement can be considered. The program is of three years duration and is offered for full‐time attendance only. The successful applicant is expected to contribute to the provision of clinical services of the entire equine teaching hospital, but will have a main focus on equine surgery. Active involvement in hospital rounds, journal club and research presentations are expected. Some supervision of undergraduate clinical trainees and contribution to after hours and weekend rosters are required.

Support for the program is in the form of a tax-free stipend of circa $43,000 per annum and is only available to Australian citizens or Australian permanent residents.

Requirements are:
- Applicants must be an Australian citizen or have permanent residency status.
- Applicants must have a BVSc Honours degree, or equivalent.
- Applicants must have full registration (or be eligible for full registration) with the NSW Veterinary Practitioners Board.
- Applicants must have a minimum experience of a one year rotating internship or equivalent practice experience.
- Motivation

Demonstrated commitment to working in equine internal medicine and/or a publication(s) will be viewed favorably.

For more information about the position please contact A/Prof. Dr. Denis Verwilghen: denis.verwilghen@sydney.edu.au

Or our educational support team: vetsci.educationsupport@sydney.edu.au

Closing date: 11th May 2018

Application:
The only method of application is through completion of the Combined Masters of Veterinary Studies application form and submission of this form with the completed supporting documents, electronically only, to vetsci.academicsupport@sydney.edu.au. More information about the application process can be found at http://sydney.edu.au/vetscience/clinical_residency/how_to_apply.shtml.

13/4/2018 / els


Small Animal

Soft Tissue European Associate Editor Position for Veterinary Surgery

Diplomates interested in serving as a Small Animal Soft Tissue Surgery European Associate Editor of Veterinary Surgery are invited to submit a short statement of interest and Curriculum Vitae with relevant experience to Kim Soehnlein (ksoehnlein@acvs.org), ACVS staff liaison to the journal, by April 30, 2018. Application review will start on April 30 and will continue until a suitable candidate has been identified and confirmed by the ECVS & ACVS Boards of Regents.

This position will be responsible for shared management of small animal submissions related to soft tissue surgery, including assigning reviewers; synthesizing reviewer comments, providing editorial comments about the manuscript, and making a recommendation to the Editor-in-Chief on the suitability of submissions for publication. Associate Editors typically handle 40-60 manuscripts/year (original submissions and revisions), with an estimated commitment of 2-4 hours/manuscript. Associate Editors receive an annual stipend.  The position has a 3-year, renewable term.

Requirements:

  • Must be a Diplomate of the European College Veterinary Surgeons
  • Must be familiar with the current scientific literature in small animal surgery
  • Must be fluent in scientific English, substantiated by a strong publication track record
  • Must be committed and able to attend the needs of the journal in a timely fashion

Preference will be given to Diplomates of at least 5 years standing who have had previous service on the Editorial Review Board or other peer-review and/or editorial experience.

For further information, please contact Editor-in-Chief Dominique Griffon at DGriffonEditor@acvs.org or 909-469-8433.

Dominique Griffon
Editor-in-Chief, Veterinary Surgery

12.04.2018 / wsr


The University of Sydney, AUS

Clinical Veterinary Residency positions in Small Animal Surgery available at the University Veterinary Teaching Hospital Sydney

The School of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney, currently has two vacancies for a small animal surgery specialty residency program at the Sydney campus commencing in July 2018.

This is a three-year, full-time program that will enable the successful applicant to fulfil the credentialing requirements for specialist examination by the European College of Veterinary Surgeons and ANZCVS.  Each of the residencies is directly supervised by board-certified specialists. This program requires completion of concurrent Masters degrees in coursework and research. A tax free stipend of $42,500 pa is available for the most outstanding applicants.

Applications close May 11th 2018. Interviews will occur shortly afterwards.

Applications are restricted to veterinarians with a degree registerable in New South Wales.  Candidates must have an Honours degree or equivalent as well as Australian citizenship or Australian permanent residency.

Applicants must have completed a rotating internship or have equivalent clinical experience in practice.

For an application form and further information
Phone +61 2 93518783, vetsci.educationsupport@sydney.edu.au or visit http://sydney.edu.au/vetscience/clinical_residency/.

10/4/2018 / els


Veterinary Specialty Hospital, San Marcos, California, USA

Veterinary Specialty Hospital of San Diego – North County is seeking a full-time small animal surgeon to join our 24/7 Emergency and Specialty Referral hospital in San Marcos, California. 

The Job and the Team:
We are looking for an experienced board-certified Surgeon to support our hospital on a full-time basis. We are seeking a team member who has excellent interpersonal skills, desires to be a team player, is interested in expanding/growing the department, can accomplish a high case load, and possesses strong time management skills. We perform a full array of soft tissue, orthopedic, and minimally invasive surgical procedures and wish to collaborate with someone who enjoys the same.

The Equipment:
Our hospital is well equipped with 3 surgical suites, and advanced care equipment including a full complement of Stryker and Storz arthroscopic, laparoscopic, and endoscopic equipment, LigaSure, Stryker and TPS power equipment, various plating systems including PAX, VOI locking and standard LC-DCP, digital radiography, 16-slice CT, and we will have a 1.5T MRI in the summer of 2019.

Veterinary Specialty Hospital and Ethos Veterinary Health: VSH North County is part of the Ethos Veterinary Health (www.ethosvet.com) network of hospitals, providing our clinicians the opportunity to be part of a larger network of hospitals, but still maintain our distinctive identity. The focus of Ethos is on advancing veterinary medicine, along with providing high quality, compassionate care, which improves the lives of patients and their human companions. Our advancements center around three main areas: Transformative Science, Knowledge, and Collaboration.

Culture: The success of our hospital can only be attributed to our colleagues. We have a highly collaborative culture that strives for excellence, is optimistic, collaborative, and supportive. This teamwork and camaraderie leads to delivering exceptional service to our patients, clients, and referring veterinarians.

Benefits: Our staff enjoy competitive compensation and benefits including: Health & Dental, FSA, 401 (k), CE allowance, professional expenses, and growth opportunities at all levels of the organization. Sign-on bonus plus moving allowance available.

Please visit our website at www.ethosvet.com to learn more about our hospital.

Interested candidates should send their CV to Dr. Chris Blum at cblum@ethosvet.com.

9/4/2018 / els


Small animal

University of Edinburgh, UK

Internship in Small Animal Soft Tissue and Oncologic Surgery

The Hospital for Small Animals at the University of Edinburgh has created a unique position for a Specialist Intern in Small Animal Soft Tissue and Oncologic Surgery. This 12-month programme would be ideally suited to veterinary surgeons with a strong interest in companion animal surgery who have already completed a rotating internship, or have a minimum of two years postgraduate experience in small animal practice.

The hospital houses the Riddell-Swan Veterinary Cancer Centre, which provides ready access to advanced imaging technologies including on-site 64-slice CT and 1.5 T MRI and to on-site radiation therapy.

You will join a team of seven ECVS diplomats and four ECVS residents providing supervised clinical services in our busy referral hospital. Time will be spent principally working with the Soft Tissue Surgery Service, who see externally referred cases, and internally referred cases from our busy Oncology and Internal Medicine Services. You will be involved with case management, monitoring and treatment and work with the team to achieve optimal outcomes for referred cases. In addition, time will be spent rotating through medical and radiation oncology, as well as some time spent working with the orthopaedic and neurology & neurosurgery services.

In addition, you will contribute to the surgical ‘out-of-hours’ service, always with support from senior colleagues. You will benefit from in-house training and CPD programmes and participate in ward rounds, case reviews, and interpretation of clinical data. An allowance of £600 is available for conference attendance or other approved CPD expenses. 

Informal enquiries are encouraged and should be directed to Dr John Mosley (email: john.mosley@ed.ac.uk, telephone 0131 650 7650).

Further information on this position, an Application Form and details on how to apply can be found at:

www.vacancies.ed.ac.uk

Target start date: Monday 02 June 2018.
Closing date for applications: Wednesday 18 April 2018.
Interviews will take place: Week commencing 30 April 2018.

Application requirements:
Applicants must be eligible to work in the United Kingdom and registered with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons.
Applicants must have a high level of spoken and written English.

5/4/2018 / els


Large animal

University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA

Position announcement for journals

Tenure-Track or Clinical Track Associate/Full Professor of Equine Surgery. The Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences College of Veterinary Medicine University of Tennessee is seeking applications for a tenure track or clinical track equine surgery position at the associate / full professor level. Applicants must have a DVM/VMD, or equivalent degree from an AVMA accredited College of Veterinary Medicine and be ACVS/ECVS board certified. Candidates having an advanced degree (PhD or MS) with a research interest are preferred. Responsibilities include promoting clinic service and building caseload, developing positive relationships with referring veterinarians and the horse owning public, participating in emergency service rotation, didactic and clinical teaching of students and house officers, mentorship of graduate students, establishing a program of scholarship/research, committee and other service activities, outreach, and governance. Tenure-track faculty are expected to establish a sustainable, funded research program. Clinical track faculty are expected to develop sustained scholarship leading to peer-reviewed publications. The successful applicant will join equine surgical faculty on the equine surgery service. The full-service hospital for large animals provides primary, referral, and emergency care. Emergency duty is shared between an emergency clinician and the clinical faculty. Diagnostic capabilities include digital radiography, nuclear imaging, CT, MRI, C-arm fluoroscopy, dynamic and stationary video endoscopy, thermography, ultrasonography, lameness diagnostic facilities including computer assisted lameness diagnostics, indoor arena, and Equine Performance and Rehabilitation Center. The equine surgery service is a fully equipped hospital with 4 dedicated equine surgery rooms. The hospital is a new, state of the art and fully equipped surgical facility, including arthroscopic, laparoscopic, orthopedic, laser and other advanced capabilities.

Applications are desired by May 1st, 2018 but will be considered until the position is filled. Interested candidates are invited to submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of four people willing to supply references to:

Catheryn Hance
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences College of Veterinary Medicine
University of Tennessee 2407 River Drive
Knoxville, Tennessee 37996-4545.
Phone: (865) 974-5703
Fax: (865)974-5773
Email: chance1@utk.edu

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA Employer.

4/4/2018 / els


​Small animal

St. Matthew’s University School (SMU), the Cayman Islands

Faculty Position, Small Animal Surgery

St. Matthew’s University School (SMU) of Veterinary Medicine in the Cayman Islands is looking for a full-time faculty member who is passionate about teaching small animal soft tissue and orthopedic surgery. 
The ideal candidate possesses a DVM/VMD/BVSc,  and is an ACVS / ECVS board-certified or board-eligible veterinary surgeon, with extensive teaching and clinical experience.

The successful candidate will be expected to (1) coordinate and teach the relative course, (2) participate with faculty in developing case review and student grand rounds, (3) participate in lectures and labs.  In addition, all faculty members are expected to participate in faculty committee, school governance, and hold office hours for student mentoring.

Starting date ideally is May 7, 2018, for the beginning of our summer semester.

The main emphasis at St. Matthew’s is education, and our faculty spend most of their time teaching, mentoring, and advising students. We offer small class size where you will know your students by name, a safe and beautiful environment, and an excellent group of colleagues for you to work with. Students spend the first seven semesters on Grand Cayman and complete their final year of clinical rotations at one of our affiliate schools in the United States or Canada.The School of Veterinary Medicine at St. Matthew’s University uses the tri-semester system and Small Animal Surgery is taught in the 7th semester.

Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with a candidate’s qualifications and experience. Salaries are not subject to income tax in the Cayman Islands.  Pension, CE funding, and health benefits are provided.  Vacation time occurs between semesters, providing faculty with at least 7 weeks off per year.

The Cayman Islands are a British Overseas Territory and offer a first-world lifestyle. Grand Cayman is only a one hour plane ride to Miami.  Grand Cayman is one of the top financial centres in the world, and those who live here have access to first class resorts and many of the best restaurants in the Caribbean. Living on Grand Cayman means you can enjoy year-long warm weather, the best beach in the world, and experience incredible snorkelling and diving opportunities.

You can send any enquiries and your applications (Cover letter, CV, and list of referees with contact info) by email to Dr. Levi Ohale, Head of the Search Committee, lohale@stmatthews.edu.

Please visit www.stmatthews.edu for additional information on the curriculum and other aspects of the program.

4/4/2018 / els

 


Small animal

University of Glasgow, UK

CLINICAL SCHOLAR TRAINING PROGRAMME in VETERINARY SURGERY

Combined 4-year Residency and Masters Programme

Graduates in veterinary medicine who have completed an internship programme, or have a minimum of two years of general small animal practice experience, are invited to apply for this combined Residency and Master`s degree by research. Applicants must be a Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, or hold a veterinary degree qualifying them for membership. Candidates will be expected to study towards the European Diploma in Small Animal Surgery and to undertake a Master`s degree by research in this field. The training programme requires participation in the hospital’s clinical services, in addition to small-group teaching of veterinary students. Scholarships are renewed annually, subject to satisfactory progress. Initial stipend is £19,250 (PAYE exempt), rising to £20,800 by the fourth year. An additional £1,500 per annum is available for attendance at conference(s), examination fees and externship costs.

The start date for this position is 4th June 2018, with interviews for shortlisted candidates held in the week beginning 23rd April 2018.

Informal enquiries, in the first instance, should be made to Professor Donald Yool,
e-mail: Donald.yool@glasgow.ac.uk

Further particulars are available on the web: http://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/vet/abouttheschool/currentvacancies/ , or on request from Mrs Marie Henderson, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Glasgow, Bearsden Road, Glasgow, G61 1QH. (Tel: 0141-330 5814; Fax: 0141-330 5729; e-mail: marie.henderson@glasgow.ac.uk ). 

Applications should be made at:
http://www.gla.ac.uk/research/opportunities/howtoapplyforaresearchdegree/ under “MVLS-Surgery Residency”.

Please ensure you upload your CV as part of the application process.

Closing date for applications: 13th April 2018

The University is committed to equality of opportunity in employment.

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

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Small animal

Internship position - CHV VET24 - France - Lille  

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Le Centre Hospitalier Vet24 recrute des vétérinaires pour l’internat 2018-2019.
Le poste consiste en une solide formation à visée médicochirurgicale. Il est idéal pour compléter sa formation théorique et pratique en chirurgie, médecine interne ou soins intensifs.

L’internat d’une durée d’un an est rémunéré. La formation est assurée par une équipe multidisciplinaire (ECVS, CEAV, DU, résidents ECVS).
Début mi juillet.

Le dossier de présentation figure dans le document pdf ci-joint.
Pour tout renseignement complémentaire, veuillez consulter le site www.vet24.fr ou contacter A. Deneuche (direction@vet24.fr)

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Small animal

Veterinary Referral + Emergency Centre, Surrey, UK

Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon

We are looking for a European, American, Australian or RCVS board-certified or board eligible veterinary surgeon to head and grow our surgical service in Surrey.

The Veterinary Referral + Emergency Centre is one of the few independent multi-disciplinary specialist centres in the south of England. Our current services include Medicine, Soft Tissue and Orthopoedic Surgery, Cardiology, Neurology, Dermatology, Dentistry, Ophthalmology, Endoscopy, Laparoscopy and Diagnostic Imaging including digital x-ray, fluoroscopy, Esaote MyLab ultrasound, Toshiba 16 slice CT and both low field (Esaote VetMR 0.2T) and high field (Siemens 3T) MRI. A board-certified anaesthetist will join the team shortly.

We offer:

  • Highly competitive salary + Bonus Scheme 
  • Contributory pension   
  • Generous CPD allowance
  • 33 days annual leave

In addition we also offer a way of life that is full of fun, excitement and passion for what we do. Come feel the fun, energise the excitement and palpate the passion!

The Veterinary Referral + Emergency Centre is located in the lovely village of Godstone, Surrey in the South East of England. This is a region of verdant countryside including the Surrey Hills which are an area of outstanding natural beauty. Central London is only 30 mins away by train from nearby Redhill or Oxted while Gatwick and Heathrow Airports are only 20 and 50 mins away respectively. The entire southeast coast with historic Hastings, the white cliffs of Dover or celestial Canterbury are an easy drive. You can be in the South Downs National Park, on Brighton Pier or at the Channel Tunnel in an hour!

Applicants should be eligible for membership of the RCVS and be fully registered with the RCVS prior to starting the position.

To chat about the position please call Dr. Bernard Walsh on +44 1883 744812.

To apply please send your CV to bwalsh@veterinaryreferralcentre.com

3/4/2018 / els


Small animal

Cliniques Vétérinaires Vet24 (France) / VetTeam (Belgique)

Residency Position in Small Animal Surgery

A co-supervised Small animal Standard Veterinary surgery Residency program will start July 1st, 2018, at CHV Vet24 (Marcq en Baroeul, France) and Vetteam Group (Liège, Belgique).

The resident will work with a third year resident and under the supervision of the two co-directors of the programme, Dr. Aymeric Deneuche and Dr. Alexandre Bongartz, sharing equivalently his time between the two hospitals, according to the ECVS requirements.
The two hospitals offer an excellent working environment including CT, ultrasound, digital radiography, TTA, TPLO, THR equipments, arthroscopy, coelioscopy, endoscopy…

Applicants must be authorized to practice veterinary medicine in France and in Belgium.
Good knowledge of french language is required in order to interact with pet owners and colleagues. A good english level is also required to satisfy to the ECVS program.

The applicant will start the residency program after a preliminary period in the two hospitals.
The Residency programme will be for a minimum period of 3 years depending on experience/progress (individual evaluation will be done after 6 months and then annually) and will be formally approved by the European College of Veterinary Surgery (ECVS).

Application should be submitted by e-mail in french language (curriculum vitae, letter of intent, surgical case log of the past two years, recommendation letters of current supervising surgeons).

The closing date for application is 15th April, 2018.

For more informations/application, please contact :
Dr. Aymeric DENEUCHE, Dipl. ECVS : direction@vet24.fr or
Dr. Alexandre BONGARTZ, Dipl. ECVS : alexandrebongartz@yahoo.fr

www.vet24.fr

29/3/2018 /els


Small animal

Tierklinik Ismaning, Germany

Die Tierklinik Ismaning wächst weiter. Daher suchen wir zur per sofort oder nach Vereinbarung

Diplomates (m/w) und Fachtierärzte/innen im Bereich Chirurgie der Kleintiere

Aus diesem Grund haben sich Ihre zukünftigen Kollegen für uns entschieden:

  • Als überregionale Überweisungsklinik vereinen wir mit CT, Ultraschall, Endoskopie, digitalem Röntgen und einem In-House-Labor modernste Diagnoseverfahren unter einem Dach. Sie behandeln nicht nur spannende und seltene Fälle, sondern gewinnen zusätzliches Fachwissen und erleben gleichzeitig einen größeren medizinischen Erfolg. Unsere erfahrenen Kollegen stehen Ihnen jederzeit beratend zur Seite.
  • Unseren Ärzten, Fachangestellten und Auszubildenden stehen regelmäßig zahlreiche interne Fortbildungsmöglichkeiten offen und Sie nehmen kostenlos an unseren externen Seminaren teil.
  • Ärzte und Fachangestellte können sich in unserem großen Team weiterentwickeln, von Anfang an Verantwortung und mittelfristig durch einen Karriereplan auch Teamleiterfunktionen übernehmen.
  • Die Klinik ist hervorragend mit öffentlichen Verkehrsmitteln erreichbar.

Als Oberarzt/Oberärztin bringen Sie Erfahrung und großes Interesse an der Ausbildung der Fachtierarzt-Anwärter/innen und in der Leitung kleiner Teams mit. In Ihrem Gebiet arbeiten Sie selbstständig und sicher. Die Übernahme von Hintergrunddiensten ist für Sie selbstverständlich. Ein guter Kontakt zu den überweisenden Tierärzten ist Ihnen ebenso wichtig, wie die Positionen der Chefärzte mit Ihrem Team umzusetzen.

Bitte senden Sie Ihre Bewerbungsunterlagen mit Lebenslauf, Zeugnissen, Gehaltsvorstellung und Angabe Ihrer Verfügbarkeit direkt an: Tierklinik Ismaning, Stefanie Stock, Oskar-Messter-Str. 6, 85737 Ismaning, management@tierklinik-ismaning.de

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Large animal

Equitom, Meldert, Belgium

Equitom is looking for a specialist in surgery

Surgery:
Our surgical caseload continues to increase, we currently have two surgeons on site, Tom Mariën and Jeroen Declercq (dipl. ECVS), but we are looking for a third surgeon to help our team.
We value the quality of service and we want to offer a shorter waiting time and a more individual approach to each of our patients and customers.
Equitom is a state-of-the-art referral clinic with 2 surgical theatres, CT, MRI, nuclear scintigraphy, digital radiography, ultrasonography etc.

Competencies of the surgeon:
- Specialist with experience
- Interest in orthopedics and lameness investigation
- Responsible and motivated
- Team management
- Working knowledge of English, Dutch and/or French

We offer an ambitious job with a lot of responsibilities in a professional team.
Interested? Send us an email with your cv and cover letter to kadidja@equitom.be

27/3/2018 / els


Large animal

Langford Vets Equine Hospital, Bristol, UK

An exciting new opportunity has arisen at Langford Vets / Bristol Veterinary School for an Equine Surgeon with energy and commitment to join our expanding surgery team. Our Equine Hospital is located in the beautiful Somerset countryside, whilst being close to the vibrant city of Bristol.

You must hold a veterinary qualification recognised by the RCVS that allows you to practise veterinary medicine within the UK. Candidates who hold an RCVS, ECVS or ACVS diploma in equine surgery are encouraged to apply.

You will participate in the delivery of a high quality clinical service working alongside other specialists and a senior clinical training scholar on an ECVS approved residency programme. You will also be expected to deliver high quality clinical teaching and practical instruction for undergraduate veterinary and veterinary nursing students and to senior and junior clinical training scholars in a clinical setting.

This is a permanent position subject to satisfactory completion of a probationary period. The appointee will be eligible for a range of additional company benefits including a generous pension scheme and CPD allowance.

For full details visit: http://www.langfordvets.co.uk/vacancies or email Yvonne.elce@bristol.ac.uk.

23/3/2018 / els


Small animal

Boston West Veterinary Emergency and Specialty, Natick, USA

Boston West Veterinary Emergency and Specialty is seeking a full-time small animal surgeon to join our 24/7 Emergency and Specialty referral hospital in Natick, MA.

Located less than 15 miles from Boston, Boston West offers a highly collaborative culture that strives for excellence, is optimistic, collaborative, and supportive. This teamwork and camaraderie leads to delivering exceptional service to our patients, clients, and referring veterinarians.

Boston West is a 10,000 square foot open concept facility with two surgical suites.  In addition to being equipped to perform general soft tissue and orthopedic surgeries, our hospital is equipped for minimally invasive arthroscopic/laparoscopic surgeries.  We are also equipped with digital radiology, ultrasound, and on-site CT.  MRI and fluoroscopy capability are available at our in-network hospital 20 miles away.

Our collaborative team consists of 2 Internists, 2 Criticalists, an Ophthalmologist, 6 experienced ER doctors, a Radiologist and an Anesthesiologist.  Specialists and emergency doctors are supported by an amazing group of technicians, client care coordinators, and management team.  In addition, specialists also have the opportunity to work with the Clinical Trial Initiative for Ethos and have access to our comprehensive online library of veterinary journals.

Our staff enjoy competitive compensation and benefits including:
• Production based pay with a competitive guarantee base for the first 2 years
• Health & Dental
• FSA/HSA
• 401 (k)
• CE allowance & professional expenses paid
• Sign-on bonus plus moving allowance available.
• Growth opportunities at all levels of the organization


Boston West is part of the Ethos Veterinary Health (www.ethosvet.com) network of hospitals, providing our clinicians the opportunity to be part of a larger network of hospitals, but still maintain our distinctive identity. The focus of Ethos is on advancing veterinary medicine, along with providing high quality, compassionate care, which improves the lives of patients and their human companions.

21/3/2018 / els


Small animal

Veterinary Specialty Hospital of San Diego, USA

Veterinary Specialty Hospital of San Diego – Sorrento Valley is seeking a full-time small animal surgeon to join our 24/7 Emergency and Specialty Referral hospital in San Diego, California. 

The Job and the Team: We are looking for an experienced board-certified Surgeon to support our hospital on a full-time basis. We are seeking a team member who has excellent interpersonal skills, desires to be a team player, is interested in expanding/growing the department, can efficiently handle a high case load, and possesses strong time management skills. We perform a full array of soft tissue, orthopedic, oncologic, and minimally invasive surgical procedures and are looking for someone who enjoys the same.  Our collegial team of specialties include surgery, internal medicine, emergency and critical care, radiology, dermatology, neurology, ophthalmology, and medical and radiation oncology. 

The Equipment: Our hospital is well equipped with 5 surgical suites, and advanced care equipment including a full complement of Stryker and Storz arthroscopic, laparoscopic, and endoscopic equipment, Ligasure, Synthes power equipment, digital radiography, 64-slide CT, 1.5T MRI system, OEC 9800 LED Touch Screen C-Arm, and on-site reference lab with a full-time Clinical Pathologist and access to our Anatomic Pathologist.

Culture: The success of our hospital can only be attributed to our colleagues. We have a collaborative culture that strives for excellence, is optimistic, collaborative, and supportive.  This teamwork and camaraderie leads to delivering exceptional service to our patients, clients, and referring veterinarians.

Veterinary Specialty Hospital and Ethos Veterinary Health: VSH Sorrento Valley is part of the Ethos Veterinary Health (www.ethosvet.com) network of hospitals, providing our clinicians the opportunity to be part of a larger network of hospitals, but still maintain our distinctive identity. The focus of Ethos is on advancing veterinary medicine, along with providing high quality, compassionate care, which improves the lives of patients and their human companions. Our advancements center around three main areas: Transformative Science, Knowledge, and Collaboration.

Benefits:  Our staff enjoy competitive compensation and benefits including: Health & Dental, FSA, 401 (k), CE allowance, professional expenses, and growth opportunities at all levels of the organization. Sign-on bonus plus moving allowance available.

Please visit our website at www.ethosvet.com to learn more about our hospital.  Interested candidates should send their CV to Dr. Chris Blum at cblum@ethosvet.com.

21/3/2018 / els


Premier Veterinary Group, Crestwood, USA

Premier Veterinary Group is looking to add a 3rd a board-certified or residency-trained Surgeon to our multi-specialty hospitals in the Chicago area. This position will be based at one of our locations in Chicago, Elgin, Crestwood, or Grayslake.

About the culture: Our hospitable culture thrives on teamwork, camaraderie, and open communication. We take care of each other first, allowing us to provide outstanding, empathetic service to our clients, referring veterinarians and the community. We create opportunities for success by using our emotional intelligence and positive attitudes.

To be successful in this role: We are seeking individuals that promote company vision, mission and core values. This position requires you to play a positive and active role in fostering team relationships leads by example and communicates effectively. Must be flexible, cooperative, dependable, responsible and have good time-management skills. This position requires you to be self-motivated and be able to differentiate between major and minor issues as they relate to clients, staff, and patients.

The Illinois area: Big cities, attractive towns, farmland, forests, rolling hills, rivers and wetlands highlight the 4-season landscape of Illinois. With a broad economic based, Chicago and the surrounding area boasts lower than U.S. average grocery bills, health care costs and housing prices. Illinois has numerous cities that are inviting, where residents enjoy a productive and comfortable quality of life; some of which are ranked in the top 100 best places to live and raise a family. Lake Forest, Vernon Hills, Barrington, Hinsdale, Northfield and Deerfield are ranted as A+ school districts and are among the top 100 best school districts in the United States. 

For those who like the outdoors, Illinois has more than 60 state parks along with Shawnee National Forest, while all along Lake Michigan is an enjoyable way to spend a day. Highland Park is a great city for catching big-name concerts, Galena has one of the most attractive downtown districts in America, and an indoor KeyLime Cove Waterpark Resort is open year round in Gurnee.

Ethos Veterinary Health: Premier is part of the Ethos Veterinary Health (www.ethosvet.com) network of hospitals, providing our clinicians the opportunity to be part of a larger network of hospitals, but still maintain our distinctive identity. The focus of Ethos is on advancing veterinary medicine, along with providing high quality, compassionate care, which improves the lives of patients and their human companions. Our advancements center around three main areas:

Transformative Science

We focus on driving initiatives that change the biology of disease, resulting in new diagnostics, novel therapies and improved treatments.

Knowledge

We know we are only as good as our teams, so we are committed to continuous learning and growth, ensuring all team members have a path to reaching their fullest potential.

Collaboration

Throughout Ethos we focus on capturing bright spots and sharing that knowledge across our organization. We believe a collaborative approach leads to better outcomes for our patients and more professionally fulfilled medical teams.

Benefits of working at Ethos: Our continued growth and success of providing a remarkable work environment resides in the people we hire; we have a culture that strives for excellence, is optimistic, collaborative and supportive. Our staff enjoy an excellent working environment, competitive compensation, and growth opportunities at all levels. Relocation assistance will be provided for those not currently living in the Chicago area.

22/3/2018 / els


Large Animal

Centre Hospitalier Vétérinaire Equin de Livet, Livarot, Normandy, France

Livet Equine Hospital, Normandy, France, is seeking a board certified or board eligible surgeon.

The center is a full-scale referral hospital with 3 surgical rooms (one orthopaedic, one soft tissue and one for standing surgery), MRI, scintigraphy, X-ray, ultrasonography, endoscopy, overground endoscopy and gastroscopy, lameness locator, outdoor riding arenas, isolation unit, theriogenology, shock wave and laser therapy. The center employs 16 veterinarians (including 1 ECVS diplomate, 2 ACVIM/ECEIM diplomate and 1 ACVIM diplomate), 5 interns and 12 nurses.

The open position will include elective and emergency out of hour surgery, MRI work-up, scintigraphy work-up and lameness investigation. The surgeon will be on duty one day out of three during the week and one week end out of 3.

Although English language is possible in the hospital, advanced French knowledge is needed for communication with owners.

The case log is composed by racehorses (Thoroughbred and Standardbred) and sporthorses. Breeding and training activities of all kind of horses are performed in the region. Livarot is located in the heart of Normandy. It is 2,5 hours from Paris, 40 minutes from the sea (Deauville) and 40 minutes from Caen.

For further enquiries, please contact:

Matthieu COUSTY, dipl. ECVS cousty@chve-livet.com

www.chve-livet.com

21/3/2018 els


Large animal

Rikstotoklinikken Bjerke AS, Bjerke Equine Hospital, Oslo, Norway

Permanent position for an Equine Surgeon

Rikstotoklinikken Bjerke is the leading independent equine hospital in Norway, with approximately 5000 patients annually and stabling for 25 horses. The hospital is situated centrally in Oslo, adjacent to the country’s main race track and provides 24 hours service for both first opinion and referral equine cases.

The hospital is equipped to provide a full diagnostic service, including:

- standing MRI
- digital radiography (DR & CR roof-mounted system)
- ultrasonography (stationary and portable)
- endoscopy & gastroscopy
- high-speed treadmill
- laparoscopy
- in-house laboratory

Our surgical theatre is fully equipped for arthroscopy, laparoscopy (recumbent and standing), fracture repair and soft tissue surgery, including laser surgery.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced equine surgeon to join our dedicated equine team. The applicant should be experienced and confident with the majority of equine surgical cases. A diploma in large animal surgery (equine) is preferable but not mandatory. In addition to the surgical caseload, the applicant would be expected to investigate orthopaedic cases to a high standard.

The successful applicant should have good communication skills and be an excellent team-worker.

We offer a stimulating and busy work environment, excellent financial package including private pension plan and organised out-of-hours rota. In addition to the position advertised, Norway and the Norwegian way of living has very much to offer, it is no co-incidence that Norway was voted nr.1 in the World Happiness Report 2017!

For further information please contact Sigurdur (Siggi) Sigurdsson 0047 90206883, sigurdur.sigurdsson@rikstoto.no

Please send your application including covering letter, CV and two references to managing director tore.sannum@rikstoto.no

19/3/2018 / els


Small animal

Orthopaedic Specialist, Highcroft Veterinary Referrals, Bristol, UK

You’ll be an ambitious individual wanting to grow a busy orthopaedic service, holding a RCVS, European or American Diploma (or equivalent), or be eligible to sit.

As our orthopaedic surgeon you will work in a multidisciplinary environment with a team of specialists in soft tissue surgery, oncology, internal medicine, anaesthesia, emergency critical care, diagnostic imaging, neurology and ophthalmology.

We pride ourselves on our high standards and are accredited with the highest practice standard by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and were described by the RCVS Inspector as the best he had ever seen in his time as an inspector. As well as being awarded with ‘Outstanding Client Service’, we’ve been awarded three further awards in Diagnostic Service, Emergency&Critical Care and In-Patient Service.

For more information or to arrange a visit please contact Christopher Mayers, Hospital Director at chris.mayers@cvsvets.com or to apply:
https://www.careerswithcvs.co.uk/jobs/vacancy/973/description

19/3/2018 /els


Small animal

Staff Clinician/Lecturer in Soft Tissue Surgery (Clinical Educator Track) 

Clinical Science and Services

Location:  Nr Potters Bar, Herts
Closing Date:   Friday 20 April 2018
Interview Date:   Tuesday 08 May 2018
Reference:   CSS-0027-18

We are looking for a Staff Clinician/Lecturer in Small Animal Soft Tissue Surgery in the Department of Clinical Science and Services. This person would work mainly from our Hawkshead Campus, a 15-minute train ride from the centre of cosmopolitan London. The candidate would join our existing Soft Tissue Surgical team consisting of 6 surgeons. The team prides itself on providing a friendly, balanced and supportive environment, with plenty of opportunities to develop additional subspecialty interests. The appropriate candidate will be expected to enhance the department’s reputation through scholarship in clinical activities and teaching. You will achieve this by delivering professional services within the College’s hospitals, delivering clinical training on veterinary and paraveterinary undergraduate curricula and participating in postgraduate training programmes.

We are looking for true team players with exceptional leadership and communication skills and who are enthusiastic about working with students, including supporting undergraduate and postgraduate research projects. We are looking for candidates with a RCVS registrable degree in veterinary science, who hold an American or European postgraduate diploma in Surgery. A background in research work in one of the College’s areas of special interest and a PhD, although desirable, are not essential.

Potential applicants wishing to discuss this position informally are encouraged to contact Prof. Holger Volk (Head of Department) on +44 (0) 1707 666281 or email: hvolk@rvc.ac.uk, Prof Daniel Chan (Medical Director) or Dr. Vicky Lipscomb (Head of Surgery, Deputy Medical Director) email: vlipscomb@rvc.ac.uk
 
For further information and details of how to apply please visit our website: www.rvc.ac.uk  Job reference: CSS-0027-18

19/3/2018 / els


Small animal

Royal Veterinary College, University of London, Hertfordshire, UK

Staff Clinician/ Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Small Animal Orthopaedics

We invite applications for an exciting full time post in Small Animal Orthopaedic Surgery (clinical educator track) in the Department of Clinical Science and Services. You will be expected to enhance the department’s reputation through scholarship in the areas of teaching, clinical activity and research. You will achieve this teaching on veterinary undergraduate and postgraduate curricula, providing professional services within the College’s hospitals and participating in innovative, collaborative research programmes.

Potential applicants wishing to discuss this position informally are encouraged to contact Prof. Holger Volk (Department Chair) email: hvolk@rvc.ac.uk,  Prof. Dan Chan (Clinical Director) email: hvolk@rvc.ac.uk, Assoc. Prof. Vicky Lipscomb (Deputy Clinical Director, Surgical services) email: vlipscomb@rvc.ac.uk

For further information and details of how to apply please visit our website: www.rvc.ac.uk

Ref. CSS/0026/18. The closing date for applications is:  20 April 2018

19/3/2018 /els


THE UNIVERSITY OF LIVERPOOL, UK

FACULTY OF HEALTH AND LIFE SCIENCES, INSTITUTE OF VETERINARY SCIENCE

DEPARTMENT OF SMALL ANIMAL CLINICAL SCIENCE

RESIDENT IN SMALL ANIMAL SURGERY GRADE 6

£28,098 pa

This clinical training post will be based in the Small Animal Teaching Hospital at Leahurst on the Wirral Peninsula. Facilities include state-of-the-art imaging and theatre suites in a modern working environment. There is excellent multidisciplinary support. You will be MRCVS and will be expected to study towards the ECVS Diploma in Surgery. The post is available for 3 years, from 1 September 2018.

Job Ref: 008943                                              Closing Date: 2 April 2018

For full details and to apply online, please visit: https://recruit.liverpool.ac.uk

16/3/2018 / els


Large animal

Sussex Equine Hospital, Ashington, West Sussex, UK

Equine Surgeon sought (full time/part time – min 24 hours p/w) to add to our existing surgical team and assist with our growing caseload. 

This role would suit someone who has recently finished a Residency/is a newly qualified Diplomate, or a more experienced surgeon looking to move to beautiful rural West Sussex.

The Sussex Equine Hospital was founded in 1951, was formerly known as The Arundel Equine Hospital, and moved from Arundel to Ashington, West Sussex, on the South East Coast of England, in July 2017. Our new, state-of-the-art premises with enhanced surgical facilities including an MRI scanner and brand-new theatres allow us to provide patients/clients with the best standard of equine surgical care.

Further info about the Hospital and our team at www.sussexequinehospital.co.uk

Responsibilities include shared coverage of the daytime surgical service, emergency service cover during nights/weekends and hospital-based referral work including some diagnostic imaging interpretation.  Opportunities exist to develop your skills in all aspects of equine hospital work, including orthopaedics, arthroscopic and endoscopic surgery, general surgery, upper respiratory tract surgery, and fracture repair.

Membership of RCVS and completion of a surgical residency programme are essential. Preference will be given to Diplomates of the ECVS/ACVS/RCVS. 

Apply with covering letter, CV and details of three references c/o the Operations Manager: caroline.squires@sussexequinehospital.co.ukDeadline: 12 noon on 15 April 2018.

16/3/2018 /els


Small Animal

ECVIM-CA residency in Small Animal Internal Medicine

Northwest Veterinary Specialists, United Kingdom

An opportunity to train with an enthusiastic, experienced multidisciplinary team. Northwest Veterinary Specialists is an expanding, evolving referral hospital and part of a group including DWR and Anderson Moores. While growing to a team of over 100 colleagues, Northwest has retained a friendly working atmosphere.

The team of three medicine specialists and one board-eligible clinician in small animal medicine is complemented by specialists in soft tissue surgery, oncology, neurology, cardiology, orthopaedic surgery and anaesthesia, as well as a great team of diagnostic imagers, interns, nurses and animal care assistants.

Our facilities include on-site CT, MRI, three ultrasound machines, digital fluoroscopy, computed radiography and a good range of endoscopes.
Applicants must be a member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (or eligible for such) and should have completed a rotating internship or at least two years of small animal practice.  The successful applicant will be required to register as a resident with the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine.

As well as sharing the medicine team’s clinical caseload as part of the training programme, the resident will be expected to participate in journal clubs, seminars and CPD teaching. Externships in clinical pathology and diagnostic imaging are structured into the training programme, as well as attending and participating in ECVIM congress and other specialist meetings.

The applicant should be energetic, highly motivated and an excellent communicator.
The position is subject to a monitoring period of six months with additional annual review.
In addition to a generous salary, the resident will benefit from:

  • Funded CPD
  • Four weeks’ leave
  • RCVS and VDS fees paid
  • Subsidised private health insurance
  • Life Cover
  • Pension Scheme

For informal enquiries, contact Ben Harris b.harris@nwspecialists.com
To apply, please submit a covering letter, curriculum vitae and contact details of two referees to j.pearson@nwspecialists.com
Closing date: 15th April, 2018

14.03.2018 / wsr


Small animal

Northwest Veterinary Specialists, UK

Soft Tissue/Orthopaedic Surgeon

We have an exciting opportunity for two surgical colleagues to join our close knit team in our vibrant and busy multi-disciplinary referral hospital. If you hold a Diploma or Advanced Certificate in Soft Tissue and/or Orthopaedic Surgery, we would like to hear from you. 

Located in modern, state of the art facilities with onsite MRI and CT, and with exciting expansion plans for the future, Northwest Veterinary Specialists is an easy commute from Runcorn, historic Chester, Liverpool or Warrington. Our specialities cover oncology; internal medicine; anaesthesia and pain management; neurology and neuro surgery; cardiology; soft tissue surgery; and, orthopaedics, and we work closely with other referral centres in our group to facilitate research and access to shared expertise.

We offer excellent colleague benefits, including:

  • Competitive salary
  • Significant pension employer contribution
  • Private health care
  • 10 days CPD allowance and financial support for attending conferences
  • 30 days holiday with increased leave for long service and an extra day off for your birthday
  • Subsidised canteen (lunch provided daily)  and free parking
  • Professional memberships paid  
  • Colleague discounts

If you would like to join our happy, professional team of EBVS and RCVS specialists and highly skilled nurses, and you share our passion for delivering outstanding client care and clinical standards, then we would love to hear from you. To apply, or with any questions, please contact Matthew Gurney, RCVS Recognised Specialist in Anaesthesia.

T: 01928 711400

E: M.Gurney@nwspecialists.com
W: www.nwspecialists.com 

We are always happy to discuss flexible and part time working options, and are an Equal Opportunities Employer

13/3/2018 / els


Small animal

DAVIES Veterinary Specialists, Herts, UK 

Soft Tissue Surgeon

Looking for professional challenge and development supported by true teamwork and collaboration? You'll love working with us!

We are an established yet growing and successful independent practice situated in the heart of the Hertfordshire/Bedfordshire countryside, and within 50 minutes of London by train. Founded nearly 20 years ago, we are recognised as a leader in our sector offering a diverse range of services to clients.  Our independent status means we can maintain the culture and ethos that has sustained our success.

We now have an exciting opportunity to join our highly experienced Soft Tissue team, led by Ronan Doyle.  You will be working closely with specialist teams in all disciplines expected in a multidisciplinary referral practice, highly skilled nurses and incredible support teams.  We have fantastic facilities, including on-site MRI and CT, which we are continuously developing with exciting plans for the next year.

If you are ACVS or ECVS board certified or eligible with soft tissue surgery experience, personable and a good team member who is keen to provide a service to the highest possible standards in a busy, stimulating environment, we would like to hear from you. 

We offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • 33 days leave
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Up to 5 days to receive CPD (funded)
  • Up to 5 days to deliver CPD
  • Private health insurance for you and your family
  • Life Cover
  • RCVS, VDS and Specialist Fees paid

For an informal discussion, contact Ronan Doyle, Head of Service on 01582 883950 or email rsd@vetspecialists.co.uk.

To apply, please send your CV to joinourteam@vetspecialists.co.uk.

Further details about us can be found at www.vetspecialists.co.uk.

9/3/2018 / els


Small Animal

Spécialiste CHIRURGIE petits animaux - Centre Hospitalier Vétérinaire DFCvet, Rennes, Bretagne (France). 

Le Centre Hospitalier Vétérinaire DFCvet est un CHV avec 1.400 m2 de surface clinique et des plateaux techniques complets neufs comprenant (entre autres): 

  • service de chirurgie : 3 blocs de chirurgie, 1 salle de préparation, chenils 
  • service d'imagerie : Radiographie numérique, Echographie, CT-Scan 16 barrettes, IRM 1.5T 
  • service de médecine : salles de soins, chenils, endoscopie, etc. 
  • service d'urgences-soins intensifs-réanimation
  • service de neurologie
  • service de rééducation

Vous aurez pour objectifs: 

  • à court terme: mise en place et développement de votre service de chirurgie,
  • à moyen terme: pérennisation de ce service en collaboration avec les autres services de la structure (chirurgie, médecine, neurologie, soins-intensifs et imagerie) et formation du personnel technique et de confrères (internes), 
  • à long terme; ouverture d'une résidence. 

La ville de Rennes est au sein d'une agglomération de plus de 400 000 habitants, à proximité directe de la campagne et des côtes atlantiques (50 km), possédant son aéroport et une liaison TGV la reliant à Paris en 1h30. 
Chef-lieu de la région Bretagne, la ville bénéficie d'un patrimoine culturel et historique important. Elle comporte également de nombreuses universités et facultés (possibilité de partenariats avec faculté de médecine notamment) et une antenne du CNRS.

Le candidat doit obligatoirement savoir parler et écrire en français.

Salaire : à négocier
Avantages autres : restauration collective et crèche inter-entreprises.

Date de prise à effet du poste : décembre 2018.
Deadline pour postuler : novembre 2018.

Pour plus d'informations et pour postuler : merci d'écrire à rh@dfcvet.fr

8/3/2018 /els


Large animal

ONIRIS- National Veterinary School of Nantes, France

Clinician in Equine Surgery

The equine hospital at ONIRIS-National Veterinary School of Nantes, France is looking for an equine surgeon to start as soon as possible. Come and join a dynamic team of  more than 20 equine veterinarians including 7 interns, 3 residents, 2 ECEIM, 1 ACVA, 2 ECAR and 2 ECVS Diplomates. Our caselog is rapidly growing and comprises mostly sport-, and pleasure horses, and a small number of racehorses. 
Responsibilities include sharing the daytime surgical service and emergency coverage during nights and week-ends, teaching veterinary students, as well as interns and residents. The candidate must be comfortable with all aspects of emergency surgery.
The campus is located on the beautiful site of La Chantrerie, near the Erdre river. Nantes is a modern, human-scale large city, only 45min from the Atlantic coast.
The candidate should be ECVS or ACVS Diplomate or have completed an equine surgery residency. Time for Board exam preparation can be discussed if necessary. Academic or clinical position is available. Salary will commensurate with experience. French language is not necessary if the candidate can communicate in English.

Please submit written applications (CV, letter of intent and contact details of 3 references) to caroline.tessier@oniris-nantes.fr. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Dr Caroline TESSIER, DMV, MS, DACVS, DECVS
Equine Surgery
ONIRIS- Atlanpole-La Chanterie
44307 NANTES cedex 03
FRANCE

8/3/2018 / els


Small animal

Veterinarian Surgeon Position at Defu Veterinary Clinic Singapore

We are seeking to hire a small animal soft tissue / orthopedic surgeon to expand our team in Sunny Singapore! This is a full time, three year fixed position. Candidate will need to teach and guide junior veterinarians on board. Candidates who hold an RCVS, ECVS or ACVS diploma in small animal surgery (soft tissue) are encouraged to apply.

Requirements:

  •   Possess a Bachelor degree in Veterinary Science (BVSc) and/or Veterinary Medicine (DVM)
  •   Good interpersonal and communication skills
  •   Inclined to work as part of a progressive team and as an individual  

What We Offer:

  •   Competitive basic salary
  •   Commission
  •   Excellent support staff
  •   Support for Visa application
  •   Housing / Continue education can be discussed.

The management at DVC is seeking highly motivated individuals to join our team. Having a loyal client base, it is required of candidates to be able to provide sound knowledge and deliver excellent patient care and workup cases thoroughly. We believe building great rapport with the clients and patients is as important for a veterinarian for effective management through understanding and communication. There will be sole charge at times, and you will need to be confident when in these circumstances. Our team of experienced and friendly nurses will be a great support to you. Team work and mutual support is greatly emphasized. DVC management encourages our staff have work-life balance. While we work hard in the clinic and love what we do, we definitely want you to have quality time with your family, friends and yourself.

Email us to find out more about the position!
To apply for this position, please send your cover letter and CV to alyssa@defuvetclinic.com

1/3/2018 /els


Small animal 

University of Liège, Belgium

Specialized Internship in Small Animal Surgery

The Division of Small Animal Surgery, Department of Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Liège, Belgium, offers the following position: Intern in small animal surgery, starting September 1st, 2018.

This specialized internship implies a 1-year training programme in soft tissue, oncologic and orthopaedic surgery. Candidates should preferably have successfully completed a 1-year rotating internship programme prior to this specialized internship, or have obtained equivalent experience in private practice. Candidates should have a good knowledge of the French language, in order to efficiently communicate with students and colleagues.

The programme is under direct supervision of 5 ECVS diplomates. The intern will be in charge of outpatients coming in consultation, will participate to the surgical interventions as well as to the reception of emergencies. He/she will be greatly involved in clinical teaching to students, especially during consultations and interventions at a charity service. During the internship, participation in emergency service will be encouraged.

The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the University of Liège has a well-equipped hospital and fully equipped surgery unit. Caseload for small animals is around 10000 cases a year. The actual small animal team includes diplomates in internal medicine (3 dipl. ECVIM-CA), surgery (5 ECVS), emergency and intensive care (1 ECVECC and 1 ACVECC), diagnostic imaging (2 ECVDI), anaesthesiology (1 ECVAA), dermatology (1 ECVD), reproduction (1 ECAR), ophthalmology (2 ECVO), cardiology (2 ECVIM-CA cardiology) and nutrition (1 ECVN).

For additional information please contact Stéphanie Claeys (Stephanie.Claeys@uliege.be).
Applications should include updated curriculum vitae, a letter of intent, and 2 reference letters. An interview with selected candidates will be scheduled in May.
Applications and reference letters must be sent by email, before April 15th 2018, to: Nadine.fis@uliege.be

27/2/2018 /els

 

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