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Anaesthesia Position at Davies Veterinary Specialists

We are now offering an exciting opportunity to join our friendly Anaesthesia Team. We are seeking an additional Anaesthesia Specialist to join our multi-disciplinary team and work alongside our experienced team of six Anaesthetists. You will be working closely with specialist teams in all the disciplines expected in a multidisciplinary referral practice, with highly skilled nurses and incredible support teams.  Our fantastic facilities include a newly re-developed on-site imaging suite with Siemens 1.5T MRI scanner and 64-slice CT, and a Therapy and Fitness rehabilitation centre.

The ideal candidate will hold an ECVAA or ACVAA Diploma, but candidates eligible for Diploma examination after having completed an approved residency programme will also be considered. Applicants must also hold, or be eligible for, membership of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons. Experience in complex anaesthesia case management is essential, as is being personable with a good sense of humour. We pride ourselves on being a supportive and friendly team and as a proactive member you will be keen to provide a service of the highest possible standards in a busy, stimulating and supportive environment. Weekend cover is based on a shared rota with other clinicians assuring a healthy work-life balance.

Benefits

  • 5 weeks holiday + bank holidays + Birthday Leave
  • RCVS & VDS fees paid
  • External CPD funded
  • Extensive free online Linnaeus CPD program
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Staff discount schemes
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced sickness pay
  • Enhanced equal family leave
  • E-car salary sacrifice scheme
  • Employer contribution pension scheme
  • Wellness program including:
    • Employee assistance program
    • Eyecare voucher scheme
    • Free annual Flu jab
    • Cycle to work scheme
  • Recruitment referral reward scheme

 

About us

Davies Veterinary Specialists are one of the largest and most diverse small animal referral hospitals in Europe. We are based in Hertfordshire, and our practice is home to over 200 dedicated, experienced, and passionate veterinary specialists, nurses and support teams. Our promise is to deliver outstanding care to all patients, whilst committing to being a gold standard sustainable place to work. We are a friendly, welcoming practice that leads the way in multi-specialist care. Set in a pleasant rural location, but just a 40-minute train ride to the cultural delights and nightlife of London, Davies offers a good work- life balance with plenty of time to enjoy the surroundings.

Part of an amazing global family

The future of the veterinary world is at the heart of everything we do. We are all individuals, but two important things bring us together: a commitment to excellence and our passion to make A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS.

We are part of Linnaeus that is owned by Mars, that makes us part of their 70,000 Veterinary Health Associates who spend their days thinking about the 400 million pets of the world and how to improve their lives. Being part of this amazing global group gives us the benefit of a huge network of experts and specialists, a future we can invest in and the security that allows us to concentrate on what we do best – caring for pets.

Our Associates are fundamental to our success, and we are proud to count some of the finest specialists, veterinary surgeons and nurses in the UK among our team.

Being part of the Mars family of businesses provides huge development opportunities across the group for our Associates.

Making an application

Please submit a recent CV and letter of intent to Amy Bowcott at amy.bowcott@linnaeusgroup.co.uk. For all informal enquiries, please contact Fran Downing, Head of Anaesthesia at Davies Veterinary Specialists at fran.downing@vetspecialists.co.uk

The closing date for this post is 12th December 2022.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Objective

The faculty of St George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine are dedicated to upholding the mission of providing an international, culturally diverse environment in which students learn the knowledge, skills and attitudes required for postgraduate training in the Veterinary profession while being inspired to develop compassion, curiosity, tolerance and a commitment to animals and society, a dedication to life-long learning and an understanding of the vital role of research in Veterinary Medicine.

Essential Functions

Enhance the knowledge, growth and overall development of the veterinary students through contribution to courses administered by the Department through the delivery of assigned lectures, running small groups, reviewing and contributing to course material, developing and reviewing exam questions. Contribution to research is also required.

Responsibilities

Instructional Activities

  • Deliver selected lectures in Anesthesiology in the graduate programs and clinical participation of the Small Animal Clinic activities
  • ​Provide technical skills development for pre-Clinical Veterinary Medical students by actively participating of the assigned Anesthesia related labs.
  • ​Actively participate of the Small Animal Clinic Anesthesiology rotations in term 6.
  • ​Provide clinical (anesthesia) service in the Small Animal Clinic (SAC), including emergency services.
  • ​Contribute to other SAC activities (i.e., M&M rounds, case presentations).
  • ​Assist in conducting and grading of examinations in compliance with the SVM Examination Policy.
  • ​Participate of the syllabus outline by providing objectives and examination questions for each assigned lecture.

 

Research and Scholarly Activities

  • Active engagement in a research program in the area of expertise which will also provide for student research opportunities.
  • ​Develop and contribute to extension and continuing education programs, in collaboration with other SVM departments and/or other schools.

Service

  • Participate in the following University activities:
  • Departmental Meetings (when required)
  • Departmental Faculty evaluations (when required)
  • SVM Faculty Meetings (when required)
  • Special Committee Assignments (as assigned by the Dean)
  • Outreach efforts in the local community (i.e., One Health One Medicine program)
  • Faculty Senate

General

  • Take responsibility as an advisor of assigned students.
  • ​Establish appropriate opportunities for interaction with students in addition to scheduled lectures. (Ten hours per week of faculty-student interaction are required of faculty not teaching in a laboratory and six office hours for those who have laboratory assignments)

Qualifications

  • DVM or equivalent degree, MS or PhD, Board Certification or board-eligibility based on successful completion of a Residency training program by the American College of Veterinary Anesthesiology and Analgesia (ACVAA) or the European College of Veterinary Anesthesiology and Analgesia (ECVAA).
  • ​Other recognized Board certifications in Anesthesiology and experienced in a clinical teaching facility will be considered.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with Diplomate status in the American College of Veterinary Anesthesiology and Analgesia (ACVAA) or the European College of Veterinary Anesthesiology and Analgesia (ECVAA) and those experienced in a clinical teaching facility.

 

Desirable Qualities

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Commitment to the education of DVM students

 

Special Instructions to Applicants

  • This is a full-time position in the Caribbean Island of Grenada.
  • Candidates must be fully vaccinated with a WHO approved vaccine and be willing to show proof of vaccination to be considered for employment.
  • To ensure full consideration, complete application materials including CV, Cover Letter and names and email address of three references must be submitted.
  • Salary is competitive and paid in US dollars.
  • Review of applicants will be ongoing until the position is filled.
  • Apply via the following link: https://sgu.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/5/home/requisition/922?c=sgu
  • Contact Jenelle Mitchell (jmitchell@sgu.edu) with any questions about the application process

 

At the Small Animal Clinic of the University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Foundation a position for a Diplomate of the European or American College of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia or a candidate with a completed ECVAA/ACVAA residency will be vacant from January 1st 2023 (open until filled). The position will be combined with the opportunity for further scientific qualification (PhD, Habilitation) adapted to the individual’s needs.

Candidates should have enthusiasm for the discipline, an ability to work as part of a dedicated anaesthesia team and have completed ECVAA or ACVAA residency training (board eligible). You will work with anaesthesia specialists (4 ECVAA Diplomates, and 4 ECVAA residents, 4 anaesthesia interns) to provide an anaesthesia and analgesia service for various specialist services and surgical and diagnostic procedures. Candidates should enjoy teaching and scientific work and thinking.

If necessary, the candidate will be given dedicated study time for the College examination.

Applicants should hold a degree that is recognised by the EU and have appropriate German or English language qualifications at the time of application. Willingness to learn German is mandatory. Salary is based on previous experience (TV-L 14 100%).

Informal inquiries are encouraged and can be directed to Dr. Alexandra Schütter (alexandra.schuetter@tiho-hannover.de) or Prof. Dr. Sabine Kästner sabine.kaestner@tiho-hannover.de.

Written applications accompanied by a curriculum vitae, letter of intent and the names of three referees should be submitted via mail or email to:

Tierärztliche Hochschule Hannover

Klinik für Kleintiere
Prof. Dr. Sabine Kästner
Bünteweg 9
30559 Hannover
Germany

sabine.kaestner@tiho-hannover.de

phone ++49 953 6403

 

Applications are encouraged as soon as possible, but will be accepted until the position is filled.  Interviews will take place personally or online via Microsoft Teams.

The University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover is committed to Equality and Diversity.

 

The University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover (Tierärztliche Hochschule Hannover) is one of five Veterinary Schools in Germany. It was founded as “Roßarzney-Schule” in 1778 and has kept the status of an autonomous university until today. Located in a rural area the University Clinics have a high large animal as well as small animal case load. Main research areas with graduate schools are “Neurosciences” and “Infectious Diseases and Zoonoses” in conjunction with the Medical University (MHH) and the Leibniz University (LUH). Further infomation is available via the website https://www.tiho-hannover.de/

ECVAA residency available at the University of Glasgow

Join our friendly team of diplomates, total 4 residents, junior clinician and specialist nurse for a supportive standard residency. Glasgow has lots of outdoor opportunities on your doorstep and yet is also close to the centre of a city which has the ‘Third Coolest Street in the World’ [according to Time Out], with uber cool hangouts and music venues, galleries and theatres for the arts.

You must have completed 2 years in general practice or a 1 year rotating internship to be eligible. You must have RCVS registration (or hold acceptable degree to do so). Candidates will be expected to sit board-certification examinations of the European College of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia (ECVAA), and to undertake a Master`s degree by research in the field of clinical anaesthesia. 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 £21,139 (tax exempt), rising to £22,639 by the fourth year. An additional £1,500 per annum is available for attendance at conference(s), examination fees and externship costs.

Informal enquiries, in the first instance, should be made to Josephine.Kropf@glasgow.ac.uk or Pamela.Murison@glasgow.ac.uk

More information and application procedure can be found on the website:

https://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/bohvm/about/jobs/postgraduatevacancies/#veterinaryanaesthesiaandanalgesiacombined4-yearresidencyandmaster’sprogramme

Veterinary Clinician in Anaesthesia

Vacancy Ref:  098471

Salary: Grade 8, £44,706 – £75,000 per annum plus a generous OOH supplement and 21% employer pension contribution.

Are you looking for a fulfilling career where you can inspire the next generation of vets, while maintaining clinical distinction, and still have time for interesting research?

 The Division of Small Animal Clinical Sciences is seeking to recruit a dynamic and motivated veterinary anaesthetist.

The ideal candidate will have completed an ECVAA or ACVAA approved residency or hold an ECVAA or ACVAA postgraduate diploma in Veterinary Anaesthesia or equivalent but residency-trained colleagues due to sit exams will also be considered. The post offers a significant element of ‘off clinics’ time for research and scholarship (including exam study). The role will also involve the delivery of clinical teaching to undergraduates, interns and residents.

The successful candidate will join a friendly and supportive team of four ECVAA Diplomates, 2 ACVAA Diplomates, four ECVAA residents, two anaesthesia nurses and one service specific intern. While the post will comprise predominantly small animal anaesthesia, an involvement in equine anaesthesia may also be required.

Our multidisciplinary state of the art hospitals are based on the beautiful Garscube estate, 10 minutes’ drive from the vibrant “West End” of Glasgow and less than one hour from Loch Lomond.  Our ‘One Hospital’ team ethos ensures exceptional clinical care can be delivered to our patients, and supports the continual professional development of our vets, nurses and support staff. The ability to work well with others in a collegial team atmosphere is essential.

We welcome applications from candidates with a veterinary degree registerable with RCVS and experience in anaesthesia and analgesia in all commonly-encountered veterinary species presenting with a range of clinical conditions

This post is full time and open ended.

Visit our website for further information on The University of Glasgow’s Small Animal Hospital https://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/bohvm/sah/

Informal Enquiries should be directed to Mr Andrew Bell, Andrew.Bell@glasgow.ac.uk

 Apply online at: https://my.corehr.com/pls/uogrecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=098471

Closing date: Position will remain open until filled.

We believe that we can only reach our full potential through the talents of all. Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of our values. Applications are particularly welcome from across our communities and in particular people from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented within the University. Read more on how the University promotes and embeds all aspects of equality and diversity within our community https://www.gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/humanresources/equalitydiversity/

We endorse the principles of Athena Swan https://www.gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/humanresources/equalitydiversity/athenaswan/ and hold bronze, silver and gold awards across the University.

We are investing in our organisation, and we will invest in you too.

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

Clinician In Veterinary Anaesthesia

Full time position (4 days a weeks)

We are looking for an American or European Diplomate in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia (or residency trained) to join our team, that currently consists of 2 ECVAA diplomates, 2 residency trained clinicians, 1 resident – alternative track and 4 anaesthesia nurses. We are also continuing to expand the anaesthesia nursing team.

It’s a very exciting time to join a forward-thinking and highly motivated anaesthesia team that has the support of the Linnaeus Group, providing significant investment in ensuring new innovative services, a contemporary state-of-the art working environment and commitment to personal and career development.

Southfields is a large multi-disciplinary veterinary hospital in Essex, UK, with a diverse specialist team, including surgery, ophthalmology, internal medicine, cardiology, dentistry, dermatology, diagnostic imaging, exotics, neurology, oncology and radiation oncology and discipline specific residents studying within the hospital.

Southfields has state-of-the art facilities, including modern anaesthesia workstations with advanced haemodynamic and ventilation monitoring, a dedicated ultrasound portable machine for locoregional anaesthesia and neuromuscular activity monitoring.

Your role and responsibilities include:

  • Work with the team to further grow and develop the anaesthesia and analgesia department at Southfields.
  • Work collaboratively with all other services and foster good relationships
  • Undertake supervision of nurses, interns, residents in anaesthesia and other disciplines
  • Demonstrate professional standards that will advance patient care
  • Be an ambassador for the team

What kind of person you need to be

You need to be a highly motivated self-starter with:

  • The desire to provide the best clinical service to all our patients
  • The ability to help develop and shape a growing service
  • The ability to work as part of a team and individually
  • An inclination to learn and develop your clinical skills
  • A passion for mentoring and training colleagues

 

We would love to hear from you, please contact Fabio Cilli at Fabio.cilli@Southfields.co.uk if you have any questions about the role or to apply.

Locum Anaesthetist Position

DentalVets in East Lothian, Scotland is looking for a locum board eligible or diplomate in veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia for immediate start.

DentalVets is a specialist dentistry and oral surgery referral centre in Scotland.  We perform all aspect of dentistry and oromaxillofacial surgery on feline and canine patients.

The team currently consists of 4 vets and 5.5 nurses. We are looking to expand our team to provide gold standard anaesthesia to our patients.

Full time or part time hours will be considered.  Salary is commensurate with experience.  There is no out of hours required for this role.

For more information about the role please contact Jo Barron jo@dentalvets.co.uk

Anaesthesia Internship

Location: Davies Veterinary Specialists, Manor Farm Business Park, Higham Gobion, Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 3HR

Job Type: 12-month Fixed Term (Full – time)

Hours: 42.5 hours 5-day week.  Additional on call requirement – 1 in 4 weeknights and weekends.

Where should the applications be sent to: joinourteam@vetspecialists.co.uk.

For informal discussions and enquiries, please contact Fran Downing (Head of Anaesthesia) by email – fran.downing@vetspecialists.co.uk.

Davies Veterinary Specialists – About us

We are one of the largest and most diverse animal referral hospitals in Europe. We are based in Hertfordshire, and our practice is home to over 200 dedicated, experienced, and passionate veterinary specialists, nurses and support teams. Our promise is to deliver outstanding care to all patients, whilst committing to being a gold standard sustainable place to work. We are a friendly, welcoming practice that leads the way in multi-specialist care.

Your role and responsibilities

The purpose of this internship is to provide a practical hands-on training experience within anaesthesia, gaining practical clinical experience and learning from the specialists within a referral practice environment.  You will:

  • Gain experience in all areas of anaesthesia
  • Have exposure to a large caseload including anaesthetic management of routine referral cases and emergencies.
  • Have daily interaction with Specialists and experts in anaesthesia and other disciplines.
  • Improve your chances of securing an anaesthesia residency training position.

Main areas of work and training

  • To work as a part of the anaesthesia team and assist with the provision of care to patients within the hospital.  The team currently comprises of five ECVAA diplomats, two board-eligible (ECVAA residency-trained) clinicians and one anaesthesia intern.
  • To contribute to all aspects of perioperative patient care and assessment, with case responsibility and working independently where this is judged to be appropriate.
  • To attend rounds, gaining exposure and knowledge of interesting cases to support your personal development.
  • To work closely with the Theatre and Diagnostic Head Nurses/Supervisors (and wider nursing team) to facilitate an efficient and effective flow of cases through clinical areas.
  • To assist in the setting up for anaesthetic procedures in theatre and diagnostics areas.
  • To handle, pick up, sedate and hold patients.
  • To assist with a range of anaesthetic procedures and with time, learn to carry out procedures independently.  This will include the placement of arterial cannulae, central venous cannulae, epidural placement and locoregional anaesthesia where appropriate.
  • To maintain and continue professional development as relevant to your specialism.
  • To assist with CPD provision and training for rotating interns and other colleagues across the practice where appropriate.
  • To identify and develop a suitable research project to be undertake during the internship that is ideally suitable for publication or presentation at a suitable specialist meeting.

General responsibilities

  • To promote and act as a role model for the practice values of respect, professionalism, dignity and compassion.
  • To enact and promote the Mars Five Principles of Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency and Freedom (https://www.mars.com/about/five-principles)
  • To undertake and engage in personal development training as identified by yourself/your line-manager and the wider Linnaeus group
  • To take reasonable care of the health and safety of yourself and of others who may be affected by what you do.
  • To follow health and safety instructions and protocols, and attend health and safety training.
  • To report hazards, defects, accidents, injuries or incidents that occur in the workplace.
  • To carry out any other duties as required and as appropriate to your skills, experience and knowledge and your position here at the practice.
  • To provide an excellent level of patient care.
  • To work in accordance with the Practice Standard Operating Procedures.
  • To ensure that all necessary retention fees, subscriptions and registrations are up to date.

 

Specific experiences / qualifications / status / citizenship requirements

 You must fulfil the following requirements:

  • Have an excellent command of written and spoken English
  • Maintain a professional and caring approach in all aspects of your work
  • Provide evidence of your Right to Work in the UK.
  • Undergraduate Veterinary Degree
  • RCVS current membership
  • Previous experience of clinical cases
  • Competent in use of Microsoft office and clinical systems for email, producing letters and report, recording accurate patient records, etc

 

Benefits

  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Additional paid day off to celebrate your birthday
  • Pension scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance – Vitality
  • Enhanced equal family leave
  • Enhanced sickness policy
  • RCVS & VDS fees paid
  • CPD allowance
  • Access to discounted Pet support
  • Access to Health Assured, 24-7 People support platform
  • Cycle2Work scheme
  • Local Incentive, freebies & rewards

 

Part of an amazing global family

The future of the veterinary world is at the heart of everything we do. We are all individual but two important things bring us together: a commitment to excellence and our passion to make A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS.

Linnaeus is owned by Mars; that makes us part of their 70,000 veterinary health Associates who spend their days thinking about the 400 million pets of the world and how to improve their lives. Being part of this amazing global group gives us the benefit of a huge network of experts and specialists, a future we can invest in and the security that allows us to concentrate on what we do best – caring for pets.

Resident in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia

Position Summary

The School of Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Ireland, invites applications for the position of Resident in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia to commence January 2nd, 2023.

This is a four-year training position with the following aims:

  • To gain clinical training in veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia in an ECVAA approved residency programme, and to eventually pass the ECVAA Diploma exams
  • To obtain a professional doctorate (Doctor of Veterinary Medical Specialisation, DVMS)
  • To provide an introduction of and experience in clinical research
  • To develop communication and teaching skills

 

The Resident will be expected to enroll and successfully complete credentials for the Diploma of the European College of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia.

They must also enroll for a postgraduate professional doctorate qualification (Doctor of Veterinary Medical Specialisation, DVMS). There will be a formal Stage Transfer Assessment for the Professional Doctorate at 18 months upon which continuation in the programme depends. For more information, please visit https://www.ucd.ie/vetmed/study/graduateprogrammes/professionaldoctoratedvms/

The successful applicant must have a veterinary qualification registrable by the Veterinary Council of Ireland (see www.vci.ie).

A special interest in achieving further qualifications in veterinary anaesthesia is required. Applicants must have completed a rotating internship or its equivalent demonstrating broad training and experience in anaesthesia and supporting disciplines as dictated by the European College of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia (www.ecvaa.org).

Tax-free Student Stipend: €24,000 – €26,000 depending on year of registration

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

The Resident has a clinical commitment of at least 36 weeks per annum. The remainder of the available time is for other scholarly activities including the conduct of a research programme, the writing of publications, participation in taught modules, attending conferences and other training opportunities, including externships.

During their clinical training Residents will process clinical (referral) cases under the direct supervision of an ECVAA Diplomate or equivalent.

Additional activities include:

  • Participation in relevant (clinical) research projects aiming for two publications in peer reviewed scientific journals, and submission of a DVMS thesis.
  • Regular participation in out‐of‐hours duties on 1:3 or 1:4 schedule
  • Teaching veterinary and veterinary nursing students through lectures, practicals and tutorials and in small groups during their clinical rotations
  • Attendance at and participation in rounds, journal clubs, seminars and taught credit-bearing modules relevant for DVMS and ECVAA credentials
  • Provision of support for veterinary interns and nurses
  • Management of case, procedure and activity logs as dictated by requirements of ECVAA and DVMS
  • Other tasks considered appropriate by their line manager

Selection Criteria

Selection criteria outline the qualifications, skills, knowledge and/or experience that the successful candidate would need to demonstrate for successful discharge of the responsibilities of the post.  Applications will be assessed on the basis of how well candidates satisfy these criteria.

Mandatory

  • A veterinary qualification eligible for registration with the Veterinary Council of Ireland (www.vci.ie).
  • Completion of a period of 1 – 2 year(s) prior to beginning the residency which should cover a range of clinical veterinary disciplines. This ‘pre-residency training’ shall consist of a rotating internship or equivalent approved by the ECVAA Education and Recertification Committee ( www.ecvaa.org)
  • Demonstration of a clear interest in obtaining a further qualification in anaesthesia and analgesia
  • Demonstration of a strong interest and motivation in gaining the UCD Professional Doctorate (DVMS)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Proficient speaking and writing skills in the English language
  • Motivation to succeed

Desirable

  • Familiarity with small and large animal anaesthesia techniques
  • Clear proven interest in clinical research
  • Interest in undergraduate teaching and a proven track record in presenting and teaching
    Postgraduate qualification and / or evidence of prior publications

Supplementary information

The University: http://ww.ucd.ie/aboutucd.htm
The School/Programme Office/Unit: http://www.ucd.ie/vetmed/

Informal Enquiries ONLY to:
Name: Dr Vilhelmiina Huuskonen
Title: Associate Professor in Veterinary Anaesthesia
Email address: vilhelmiina.huuskonen@ucd.ie
or
Name: Dr Flavia Restitutti
Title: Assistant Professor in Veterinary Anaesthesia
Email address: flavia.restitutti@ucd.ie
or
Name: Dr Claire Loughran
Title: Clinical Veterinary Anaesthetist
Email address: claire.loughran@ucd.ie

Application procedure

Candidates should forward the following items, in English, to the section administrator emma.golding@ucd.ie by 17:00 (Irish time) Friday 30 September 2022.

  • Current curriculum vitae outlining how you fulfil the criteria above
  • Letter of intent
  • Proof of relevant clinical experience and/or certificate of rotating internship
  • University transcript from veterinary degree (translated into English). A hard copy of this will be required if you are called for interview
  • Contact details for two referees who can provide a reference in English
  • Proof of proficiency in English (if appropriate)

 

Interested applicants are strongly advised to visit UCD Veterinary Hospital in person prior to the interviews.

Short-listed applicants will be contacted regarding interviews. These are likely to be held online (or in person if possible) at the beginning of October 2022 with proposed start date on January 2nd, 2023.

Specialist in Veterinary Anaesthesia

If you are a Specialist in Veterinary Anaesthesia, enjoy working in a team striving to provide the best quality of care based on current evidence, and you would like to match some of the pros of academia (clinical research, supervision and teaching of residents, interns and student), with the financial rewards and challenging caseload of a private practice, this is the chance you have been waiting for!

Dick White Referrals (DWR) is looking for an American or European Diplomate in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia to join our Anaesthesia team, including 7 current diplomates, 3 clinical fellows, 4 residents, and 4 anaesthesia nurses.

Founded in 2003 by Professor Dick White, DWR has grown rapidly to become the largest private veterinary referral hospital in the UK, currently with over 300 employees. DWR is a busy, purpose-built specialist referral-only small animal veterinary hospital conveniently located in Cambridgeshire between Newmarket, the home of horse racing and Cambridge, with its world-renowned University and amenities.

DWR has state-of-the-art facilities, including modern anaesthesia workstations with comprehensive haemodynamic and ventilation monitoring, and dedicated ultrasound machines for locoregional anaesthesia. The hospital is fully equipped with the surgical, diagnostic and hospitalisation facilities commensurate with a flagship specialist veterinary hospital and has an on-site reference laboratory with both in-house clinical pathology and diagnostic histopathology. DWR also has an Open Heart Surgery program in which anaesthesia is involved. Additionally, the senior anaesthetists work at the Newmarket Equine Hospital, where we train our residents and equine interns in anaesthesia. As part of our on-going drive for excellence, we have a new building underway onsite that will double the size of our facilities and create a truly world-class hospital.

We are dedicated to excellence, trust and care in all we do as a hospital, as an employer and also to the development of veterinary professionals. We are an Educational Partner with the University of Nottingham and we also have the Dick White Academy onsite and run regular CPD events. Within the anaesthesia team, we have twice weekly teaching sessions including journal club, case discussions and formal presentations on basic sciences applied to anaesthesia.

The ideal candidate is an ECVAA/ACVAA Diplomate, wishing to work full-time or part-time with small animals and horses, but applications from Veterinary Surgeons who have completed a residency in Veterinary Anaesthesia or from Specialists preferring to work only with small animals will also be considered. The position will start in January 2023.

The benefits on offer include an allowance for CPD and study / manuscript writing, long term service holidays, pension, private health insurance, employee discounts and more. The out of hours on call rota is 1:6, and when on call during a weekend, there will be two additional days of time off given to be spent within the following two weeks.

You will work alongside a team of approximately 40 Specialists in various disciplines (soft tissue and cardiothoracic surgery,  orthopaedics, neurology, ophthalmology, internal medicine, emergency and critical care, oncology, cardiology, dermatology, diagnostic imaging, clinical pathology and pathology), who together strive to achieve clinical excellence.

If you share our passion for delivering excellence, trust and care then we would love to hear from you.

For enquiries and to apply, please send your CV and a covering letter to Dr Federico Corletto : fc@dwr.co.uk

This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is recruited.

Assistant or Associate Professor in Anesthesiology and Pain Management

The Faculté de médecine vétérinaire (FMV) of the Université de Montréal is currently seeking qualified candidates for an Assistant or Associate Professor position in Veterinary Anesthesiology and Pain Management. The FMV is located in Saint-Hyacinthe, the agricultural capital of Quebec with 57 000 inhabitants. The FMV is located 60 km (37 miles) from Montreal, a vibrant city with an international airport and excellent flight connections to Europe and the USA. The FMV is also within easy reach of the beautiful, historic Quebec City and Ottawa, the capital of Canada. The FMV is located off campus, but maintains strong collaborative ties to other faculties at the Université de Montréal and other universities within the province. A structured mentorship program is available for newly hired professors. To learn all about the FMV and discover the effervescence of its faculty life, visit our Website.

The successful candidate will join a dynamic, expanding team dedicated to the needs of our state-of-the-art teaching hospital, composed of 2 professors, 2 clinicians, 5 technicians and up to 3 residents. There is a varied caseload thanks to our busy small animal, equine and bovine hospitals as well as our exotic animal service. The latter, also serves a local zoo (Granby) and a large aquarium in Quebec City. The successful candidate will become part of an expanding service.

As a professor, you will have the opportunity to contribute to the excellence of the Faculté de médecine vétérinaire:

Through your teaching and your research activities, enhancing the reputation of your discipline and playing an active role in the overall operations of a renowned institution. As such, you will:

  •  Participate in didactic teaching of Anesthesiology and Pain Management to undergraduate and graduate students;
  • Participate in the clinical teaching of the Anesthesiology Service to DVM students and graduate students (including interns and residents). The anesthesia service has recently acquired cutting-edge equipment allowing new professors to further develop their clinical skills and/or perform innovative clinical research;
  • Develop research activities in the field of Anesthesiology and Pain Management. The service already has a strong clinical research program and many opportunities for collaboration exist for new professors;
  • Contribute to outreach activities in your discipline (publications, conferences and others);
  • Contribute to the overall operations of the University.

 

Additionally:

  • Contribute to the after hours, holiday and weekend emergency duties according to the conditions established by the CHUV.

 

To succeed in this role, you must have the following qualifications:

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or equivalent degree;
  • Have successfully completed a residency in Anesthesiology and be a diplomate of the American College of Anesthesiologists (ACVA) or of the European College of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia (ECVAA); Applications from board-eligible individuals will also be considered; we also encourage residents currently in training to apply;
  • Strong interest in teaching, clinical service and research;
  • M.Sc. or equivalent research experience;
  • Hold or be eligible to obtain a license to practice veterinary medicine in the province of Quebec (Canada) issued by the Ordre des médecins vétérinaires du Québec;
  • Adequate knowledge of the French written and spoken language or a strong commitment to mastering the proficiency level required, in accordance with Université de Montréal’s Language Policy. An institutional learning support program is offered to all professors wishing to learn French or improve their communication skills.

 

How to submit your application

All candidates are asked to submit a letter of intent detailing their research interests and career objectives, a curriculum vitae, copies of their diplomas, and the full name and contact information (phone numbers, email, postal address) of 3 referees. Applications should be sent to:

Dr. André Desrochers

Chair, Department of Clinical Sciences
Faculté de médecine vétérinaire, Université de Montréal
3200, rue Sicotte, St-Hyacinthe (QC) J2S 2M2
Phone: 450-773-8521 ext. 8297
Email: andre.desrochers@umontreal.ca
Website: http://fmv.umontreal.ca/faculte/departements/sciences-cliniques/

Additional information about the position

Reference number: FMV 01-20/3_4
Application deadline: Until September 30th, 2022 inclusively
Applications received after the deadline may also be considered if no other timely applications meet the requirements.

Salary: Université de Montréal offers competitive salaries and a full range of benefits
Starting date: As of January 1st, 2023, or according to candidate’s availability

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

Université de Montréal is strongly committed to fostering diversity and inclusion. Through its Equal Access Employment Program (EAEP), UdeM invites applications from women, Aboriginal people, visible and ethnic minorities, as well as persons with disabilities. We will –confidentially – adapt our recruitment mechanisms to the specific needs of people with disabilities who request it.

UdeM embraces a broad and inclusive definition of diversity that goes beyond applicable laws, and therefore encourages all qualified individuals to apply, regardless of their characteristics. However, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadians and permanent residents.

In order to measure the impact of its equity, diversity and inclusion actions, UdeM is collecting data on applicants identifying themselves with one of the groups targeted by the Equal Employment Opportunity Act, namely women, Aboriginal people, visible minorities, ethnic minorities and people with limitations. To this end, we thank you for completing this self-identification questionnaire. The information you provide through this form is strictly confidential and will be shared only with those responsible for the UdeM EAEP. If you wish, you may also indicate that you belong to one of the targeted groups in your cover letter, which will be reviewed by the selection committee and the assembly of peers.

Université de Montréal’s application process allows all members of the Professor’s Assembly to review the application files submitted. If you wish to keep your application confidential until the shortlist is established, please mention it in your application.

Anaesthesia Junior Clinician

Vacancy Ref: 089654

Salary Grade 7: £36,382 – £40,927 per annum

The role of the Anaesthesia Junior Clinician is to deliver an efficient and effective small animal anaesthesia referral service by providing clinical activity in the Small Animal Hospital. The successful candidate will deliver clinical veterinary support, thereby contributing to the School objectives relevant to national and international excellence in clinical service, teaching and research.

The College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences is re-shaping this year to create 8 new Schools that bring staff together around thematic strengths, across the strategic pillars of education, research and innovation.  More information on the College re-shape can be accessed here: MVLS 2025.  It is anticipated that the new College shape will take effect from 1 August 2022 and that this post will transition to School of Biodiversity, One Health & Veterinary Medicine.

This post is full time and fixed term for 12 months.

For further information and to apply online, please follow the link:

https://my.corehr.com/pls/uogrecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=089654

Closing date: This post will close once suitable candidates have been identified for interview.

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.

Highcroft Veterinary Referrals (https://highcroftvetreferrals.co.uk) and B & W Equine Hospital (https://www.bwequinevets.co.uk) are pleased to announce an opening for a Resident in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia to join the current anaesthesia team. This three-year ECVAA approved standard residency program will be split between Highcroft Veterinary Referrals to achieve the small animal and exotics caseload and B & W Equine Hospital (approximately 30 miles away) for the equine caseload.  Both practices are large specialist referral hospitals in the south west of the UK and offer a growing and interesting caseload across disciplines. The current anaesthesia team at Highcroft is comprised of 3 ECVAA specialists, one board-eligible clinician, one anaesthesia intern and a solid group of experienced anaesthesia nurses. The anaesthesia and analgesia specialists will also provide supervision in equine anaesthesia at B & W Equine Hospital. The farm animal caseload required for the residency programme will be met by supervised externships at other centres.

As per ECVAA pre-residency requirements, the candidates must have done at least a one-year rotating internship or have at least two years experience in general practice. An additional specialized internship in anaesthesia is desirable, but not essential. Experience in equine anaesthesia will also be valuable. The candidates must be UK resident or entitled to reside in UK under UK immigration law and be member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons by the time of the starting date of the position.

The successful candidate is expected to share its main clinical time (35 weeks per year, on a 4-days a week basis) between the two centers. Six weeks per year will be allocated to clinical externships, 6 weeks will be left “off-clinic” to allow study, research work and CPD on top of a 5-weeks annual leave allowance. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in a 1 in 4 out of hours rota split between Highcroft and B & W equine.

The salary for the post will be circa 40K with additional CPD allowance and attractive benefit package.

For informal enquiries about the residency program please contact Dr. Delphine Holopherne-Doran (Delphine.Holopherne-doran@cvsvets.com) or Dr. Jo Murrell (Jo.Murrell@cvsvets.com).

Please apply online at https://www.careerswithcvs.co.uk/jobs/vacancy/12962/description. Closing date for applications is 31/08/2022.

             

LECTURER/SENIOR LECTURER IN EQUINE ANAESTHESIA. Job Ref: 046146

University of Liverpool, Institute of Infection, Veterinary and Ecological Sciences, School of Veterinary Science, Department of Equine Clinical Science

Location: Leahurst Campus

Salary: £35,327 – £40,928 pa Grade 7 £42,149 – £53,348 pa Grade 8 £54,944 – £67,538 pa Grade 9 (plus OOH, CPD allowance & Employers Pensions contribution to the value of approximately £11,000 – £20,000 pa) Working Hours: Full-time. Tenure – Permanent

ROLE PURPOSE & UNIVERSITY CONTEXT

The Department of Equine Clinical Science, School of Veterinary Science, University of Liverpool seeks to appoint an experienced veterinary surgeon (MRCVS or eligible) with specialist knowledge, or interest and experience in, Equine Anaesthesia and an interest in clinical research. Applications will be considered from clinicians with a keen desire to develop their anaesthesia knowledge and training, as well as from Certificate or Diploma holders. This is an academic position with the primary role around clinical teaching and the caseload on which it is dependant. You will have a genuine interest in an academic career, and an interest and experience in both teaching and clinical research. The role is to provide and develop clinical services in equine anaesthesia in the Equine Hospital, to maintain and develop excellence in undergraduate and postgraduate student experience and carry out clinical research to support clinical and teaching activities. Other roles will include service duties including hospital or academic administration aligned with the School of Veterinary Science and University of Liverpool.

ROLE OVERVIEW

The University of Liverpool, Equine Hospital, Leahurst is part of the clinical teaching facilities at the School of Veterinary Science. Based at the Leahurst Campus on the Wirral, it is a large, well-equipped hospital offering a range of clinical services to diagnose and treat a variety of equine disorders to a high standard. It has an international reputation for its clinical work and research and provides high quality teaching material for fourth and final year undergraduate veterinary students at the University. The hospital also provides a high quality referral service to the University’s first opinion equine practice and to the hospital’s referring veterinary surgeons. Around 1,600 horses are seen at the hospital each year including elective and emergency cases admitted from a wide geographic range. The hospital clinician team comprise of a large multidisciplinary team of Diploma holders and RCVS recognised specialists in equine surgery, medicine, veterinary anaesthesia and equine sports medicine and rehabilitation together with 5 residents, 5 interns and an ACPAT Cat A physiotherapist. The clinical team are supported by nursing, technical and administrative staff. Facilities include stabling for 39 in-patients, including an intensive care unit with 8 standard intensive care stables, 4 isolation stables/ treatment area housed in a standalone unit and 2 mare & foal stables. There are several diagnostic units including stocks areas, two operating theatres and three anaesthetic recovery boxes. Equipment includes state-of-the-art digital radiography (Sound Eklin Sprint Air DR system) including additional portable DR system, fluoroscopy, ultrasonography (GE Logic e, S7, S8 and vivid i Ultrasound Scanners), nuclear scintigraphy (MiE camera/ Southern Scientific), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Hallmarq) and state-of-the-art large Bore Computed Tomography (Canon Large Bore) on a sliding gantry system unique to the UK.

In addition, the clinic has 3 digital video-endoscopy units (Olympus) with a range of endoscopes including gastroscopes, and an over ground endoscopy unit (Optomed) for dynamic assessment of the upper respiratory tract. The operating theatres are equipped with a full complement of surgical instruments, as well as a 980 nm diode laser, CO2 laser, arthroscopic (fluid and CO2), laparoscopic and AO/ASIF internal fixation equipment, a MEEK micrografting kit and a Versajet 2 machine. The hospital also has a full range of dentistry equipment including a rigid oral endoscope, equipment for oral extraction of teeth (including MTE extraction kit) and for performing endodontic treatment.

JOB DESCRIPTION

This is an academic position with the primary role around clinical teaching and the caseload on which it is dependant. The successful applicant will provide and develop clinical services in equine anaesthesia and maintain and develop excellence in student experience in the Equine Hospital. You will be registered with the RCVS (or be eligible to become an MRCVS), and be able to evidence significant experience of anaesthetising horses. Applicants with significant equine experience, who may, or may not, hold a Certificate, will work under the supervision of a Senior Clinician who is a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia, or a colleague who is Board eligible. Applicants who already hold a Diploma (ECVAA or equivalent) will be expected to act as a Senior Clinician who can run and maintain (and develop for level 9) a referral anaesthesia service independently. Additionally, you will foster excellent working relationships within the multi-disciplinary hospital team and with referring veterinary surgeons and their clients, as well as the equine industry. You will have demonstrated excellent teamwork and an excellent ability to work well with multidisciplinary teams including veterinary colleagues, support teams and students. The successful applicant will provide high quality, evidence-based management of the elective and emergency anaesthetic caseload, with the appropriate support from colleagues depending on experience and qualifications of the applicant. The successful applicant will be expected to join the hospital’s rota for outof-hours work (shared on an equal basis with other colleagues- currently on a 1 in 5 rota) for which a contribution is paid on top of the salary. You will also be expected to provide excellent undergraduate and post-graduate teaching including small group and lecture based teaching of undergraduate students on the Leahurst and Liverpool campuses, associated administration and assessment duties, project supervision and supervision of hospital residents, depending on your experience, qualifications and grade of appointment. During weeks on clinics, the role will primarily involve small group teaching of fourth and final year students on clinical rotations at the hospital on the Leahurst campus. We expect the appointee to appreciate the importance of high quality student teaching and to have a desire to provide this and to maximise the student experience. Evidence of prior teaching experience is desirable but not essential and the appointee would be required to undertake formal training and attain qualifications in teaching and learning in higher education if not already attained.

The appointee will also be expected to undertake post-graduate teaching and Institute CPD activities in conjunction with the Institute’s Veterinary Postgraduate Unit for which a contribution is paid to support research and travel. This would involve participation in teaching on the Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice (Cert AVP) relevant to equine anaesthesia including participation in courses run by the unit and in teaching/assessment on the online modules.

Informal enquiries can be addressed to David Bardell (david.bardell@liverpool.ac.uk)

A full job description can be found by following this link:

046146 – Job Description

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced trained colleague to join our anaesthesia team working alongside other residency trained clinicians and Specialists.

The ideal candidate would be a Diplomate or residency trained clinician although applications from experienced colleagues with a post-graduate qualification in Anaesthesia and Analgesia will be considered.

The successful candidate will work under direct supervision of an RCVS & European Diplomate to provide anaesthesia and analgesia for patients in our multi-disciplinary hospital. She (or he) will participate in a 1 in 4 out of hours weekend rota plus 1 night on call in the week.

Salary and Benefits

ChesterGates is part of CVS and provides a comprehensive salary and benefits package. In addition to salary there is generous leave and CPD allowance, RCVS and VDS membership, company contributory pension scheme and other company benefits.

Benefits include:

  • 4 day working week
  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • generous annual leave
  • Pension
  • Generous CPD allowance
  • Private healthcare
  • Paid sick leave
  • Life insurance and income protection
  • VDS and BVA membership
  • RCVS, ECVAA or ACVAA fees and other subscriptions

Location

ChesterGates Veterinary Specialists is a CVS multi-disciplinary referral centre located just outside the City of Chester offering excellent transport links to major cities including London, Birmingham, Glasgow & Edinburgh.  Liverpool and Manchester airports are both nearby and offer convenient access to domestic and international destinations.  Cheshire is a beautiful county and lies within easy reach of the coast, mountains and other areas of outstanding natural beauty such as the Lake District, Yorkshire Moors and Peak District.

Our hospital and company

The team of over 100 veterinary professionals work together to deliver the very best in client and patient care. ChesterGates is a partner practice with University of Surrey School of Veterinary Medicine providing us with the opportunity to support and encourage those aspiring to join the profession.

The hospital has recently undergone an extensive refurbishment and facilities include a Siemens 1.5T MRI, a 16-slice CT Scanner, digital fluoroscopy and a new DR X-ray machine.  A first opinion practice is also on site and the hospital benefits from CVS Group support functions such as finance, HR, Health & Safety and IT.

ChesterGates Veterinary Specialists is a flagship Referral Hospital of CVS (UK) Ltd, one of the leading veterinary services providers in the UK with almost 500 veterinary surgeries and 7 Specialist Referral Centres throughout England, Scotland and Wales. Further information on the hospital can be found on our website at http://www.chestergates.org.uk.

For informal enquiries, please contact Sarah Hibbert (Sarah.hibbert@chestergates.org.uk).

Anaesthesia Resident/Intern required at Optivet Referrals

Optivet Referrals is currently looking for an anaesthesia resident or alternatively, an intern with interest in pursuing a residency after the internship. The ideal candidate is a veterinary surgeon with a strong interest in anaesthesia and analgesia, with previous experience in general practice (general internship or similar) and ideally also with anaesthesia experience or with an internship in anaesthesia already completed (if applying for a residency). This residency will be following the alternative track, with externships at other institutions to gain experience in other animal species as well as in specialties not covered at Optivet (neurology, cardiology, intensive care). The program will be discussed with the successful candidate in detail.

About us

Optivet Referrals is one of the leading Veterinary Ophthalmology hospitals in the UK, with state-of-the-art facilities, that is rapidly expanding and accepts referral surgical and medical cases apart from ophthalmology referrals. The Anaesthesia and Analgesia team consists of a senior anaesthetist (Diplomate ACVAA and ECVAA) and another anaesthetist with the ECVAA residency completed. The rest of the team includes an ECVS diplomate Surgeon, 2 Surgeon certificate holders, an RCVS Internal Medicine specialist, 4 Ophthalmology specialists, 4 Ophthalmology certificate holders, 1 Ophthalmology resident and 6 ophthalmology interns.  The caseload includes a wide variety of ophthalmology surgeries (cataracts, retinal reattachment, glaucoma surgery, corneal grafts, entropion, face lifts, enucleations, etc..), orthopaedic and soft tissue surgeries, medicine procedures (E.g. endoscopies, bronchoscopies, biopsies) and computed tomography cases (both inpatients and outpatients). The majority of the patients are dogs and cats (95%), and the remainder are exotics. The anaesthesia equipment incorporates advanced ventilatory and haemodynamic monitoring, including non-invasive cardiac output, mechanical ventilators, peripheral nerve stimulators (for neuromuscular function monitoring and nerve blocks) and a dedicated ultrasound machine for ultrasound-guided peripheral loco-regional blocks.

About the role

The anaesthesia resident/intern will be directly involved in the pre- intra- and post-operative assessment and care of patients needing anaesthesia and will also have their own cases under direct supervision by the Diplomate anaesthetist. The Anaesthesia team holds weekly Journal club meetings and the whole Optivet team holds weekly in-house CPD presentations, where the residents/interns are expected to present at least once during the internship.

The residency will have a duration of 3 years whereas the internship will have a duration of 12 months. A competitive and attractive benefit package is offered. The resident/intern will be expected to work 40 hours per week and will be expected to do some out of hours (on call). Holidays are 25 working days plus statutory bank holidays, and CPD allowance is 5 days. A further 5 days may be taken as unpaid leave should the intern wish to pursue other training opportunities or attend other conferences. There will be a 3-month probationary period, during which the contract may be terminated by either party with a one-week notice period.

Optivet Referrals is located in Havant, Hampshire, in the South of England, near Portsmouth, Chichester, Winchester and Southampton, with easy train access to London city centre and 1 hour 20 min by car to Heathrow and Gatwick airports. The South of England enjoys more days of sun than the rest of the country, has beautiful beaches and is very close to nature reserves like the South Downs and the New Forest.

Application

Interested candidates please contact Eva Rioja Garcia (eva@optivet.com), our Head of Anaesthesia and Clinical Lead, or Emma Phillips (emma.phillips@optivet.com), our People Lead. Candidates must have MRCVS membership already and be able to obtain a work visa in the UK. If you want to apply, please send us your CV, letter of intent and the contact of 2 references. There is no application deadline, we will consider all candidates until the position is filled.

 

RESIDENCY IN VETERINARY ANAESTHESIA AND ANALGESIA – ALTERNATIVE TRACK

Job Description

Southfields Veterinary Specialists, a recognised ECVAA satellite centre, are currently recruiting for an Anaesthesia alternative track resident. Southfields Veterinary Specialists is a growing multi-disciplinary private referral hospital based in Essex, UK and is moving to a new purpose-built hospital in the summer of 2022.

Applications close on 15th July 2022

Candidates will be shortlisted and interviews will take place shortly after
Position will start after 15th September 2022
You will be part of the anaesthesia team consisting of two ECVAA diplomates, two residency trained consultants and three anaesthesia nurses and contribute to out of hours emergencies duties. The long-term plan is to expand the service even further when we move to our new hospital in August 2022. This team will support and mentor you during your three-year training programme.

The position is for 3 – 4 years and will follow an Alternate Track Programme, involving externships at other ECVAA Approved Centres, supervised by other ECVAA or ACVAA Diplomates.

Our purpose-built referral-only practice is complimented by an excellent multi-disciplinary team and provides the opportunity to develop your career in a pleasant and supportive atmosphere. This is a rewarding and challenging role that will require teamwork and dedication to our clients and the team.

Opportunities for career development

This is an exciting time to join Southfields as we expand our offering and invest in new services.
You will be enrolled on an ECVAA alternative track residency training programme and will be exposed to a wide range of specialist lead cases.

What kind of person you need to be

You need to be a highly motivated self-starter with:

  • As part of ECVAA pre-residency requirements, you must have done at least a one-year rotating internship (or have at least two years’ experience in general practice), with an anaesthesia internship being desirable, but not essential.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and individually
  • An inclination to learn, and develop your skills
  • Enthusiasm for anaesthesia
  • Good communication skills and ability to make shared decisions, solve problems and deal with conflicts.
  • You should be organised, with good time management skills and adaptable

Specific experiences / qualifications / status / citizenship requirements

You must fulfil the following requirements:

  • Be registered with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons or be eligible to register.
  • Have an excellent command of written and spoken English
  • Maintain a professional and caring approach in all aspects of your work
  • Provide evidence of your Right to Work in the UK

Why Southfields?

It’s a very exciting time to join a forward-thinking and highly motivated team that has the support of the Linnaeus Group, providing significant investment in providing new innovative services, a contemporary state-of-the art working environment and commitment to personal and career development. With an excellent support team in place, you’ll be able to concentrate on what you do best in a friendly and supportive practice.

What’s on Offer?

  • Full-time
  • A generous benefits package
  • 25 days annual leave (plus Bank Holidays)
  • Birthday leave
  • Structured in-house teaching, supervision and support
  • Reasonable on-call rota
  • Opportunities for progression
  • Excellent location – only 30 minutes by train from central London, within easy reach of the beautiful Essex countryside and we are extremely well located for international travel links by air and train.

 

The application form can be found here: https://southfields.co.uk/vacancy/residency-in-veterinary-anaesthesia-and-analgesia-alternative-track

Anaesthesia Internship Programme

We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated anaesthesia intern who is committed to practicing the highest standards of veterinary medicine and patient care and who would relish the opportunity to further their career in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia and improve their knowledge base and technical skills. Our internship programme aims to nurture the best and brightest Veterinary Surgeons to serve as the foundations and grassroots for future generations as well as prepare them for advanced postgraduate training programmes such as residencies.

Highcroft Veterinary Referrals is a specialist led, referral only hospital and we offer a broad range of Specialist veterinary referral services including internal medicine, oncology, soft tissue surgery, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopaedics, anaesthesia, imaging, dermatology, and cardiology. We have state-of-the-art equipment and highly experienced nursing teams which means that we receive cases from all over the country and give the assurance of exceptional care to all our patients.

The anaesthesia internship at Highcroft Veterinary Referrals is a 12-month fixed-term position.  In this exciting role you will work under the supervision of and support our anaesthesia team, comprising 3 European Specialists in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia, 1 residency-trained board-eligible consultant and 7 anaesthesia nurses.

Personal specification for application

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 practicing the highest standards of veterinary medicine and patient care is required.

If you think you have these skills and wish to apply for an Internship at Highcroft Veterinary Referrals, you must be a Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (MRCVS).  Applicants must be a MRCVS by the date the internship starts, and ideally by the date of application and interview.

A minimum of twelve months experience working as a qualified Veterinary Surgeon in small animal practice in the UK is desirable, and most candidates should have a previous rotating internship in a specialist hospital.

Salary & Benefits

Highcroft Veterinary Referrals provides one of the most exceptional salary and benefits packages available to interns.  In addition to a salary (£32,000 per annum), you will have 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, RCVS and VDS membership, company contributory pension scheme and other company fringe benefits.

For more information or to discuss more informally please contact:

delphine.holopherne-doran@cvsvets.com or referrals@highcroftvet.com

Application Closing Date: Sunday 24th July 2022

Application Interview Dates: Thursday 28th July 2022

To apply :

https://www.careerswithcvs.co.uk/jobs/vacancy/veterinary-internship-ecc-anaesthesia-high-w-ref0097/12352/description/

The Animal Hospital at Murdoch University in Sunny Perth, Western Australia is recruiting  an experienced senior Veterinary Anaesthesia Lecturer – full time  – boarded American European or Australian  to join our team.

Our full team would consist of 4 senior anaesthetists with 3 residents and an intern supported by capable support staff.

The role fits a Research and Teaching (‘research track’) profile delivering lectures and tutorials, supervision of honours and postgraduate students and program coordination.  The appointee will also be responsible for a broad range of administrative and service functions.

Hospital case load with Small Animal and Equine with some food producing animals as well and various research areas

In addition to an exciting and challenging work environment, you can also experience Perth’s natural beauty; located around the idyllic Swan River, with warm, sunny weather and relaxed lifestyle; explore our famous coastal beaches or visit the stunning southwest wine district; famous for its majestic karri forests, bushwalking, wine, and wildflowers. Australia is an exciting destination boasting spectacular wilderness, rare wildlife, rich indigenous heritage, and friendly hospitality and is the perfect destination for a working holiday.

For information, please clink the links below.

Link https://www.seek.com.au/job/57423571

Vet school link https://www.murdoch.edu.au/explore/about-murdoch/our-colleges/murdoch-veterinary-school

JUNIOR CLINICAL TRAINING SCHOLARSHIP (INTERNSHIP) IN VETERINARY ANAESTHESIA

AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY

Scholarship award: £15,600.00 per annum

Scholarship available for 12 months

Please Note

The ability to take up this Scholarship is contingent upon you being able to evidence your right to work in the UK, or through gaining the right to work via the UK immigration system. Evidence will need to be provided before an offer can be made. Regrettably, this Scholarship is not suitable for sponsorship via the Skilled Worker or Temporary Worker visa routes as the minimum requirements cannot be met.”

Applications are invited from recently qualified veterinarians for this twelve month post-graduate training programme offering high-quality, post-graduate training in Veterinary Anaesthesia. The emphasis will be on gaining practical clinical experience in Veterinary Anaesthesia under the supervision of board-certified diplomates, and will further prepare the candidate to embark on a 3 year Residency Training Programme in veterinary anaesthesia.

Applicants must be a Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, or hold a veterinary degree qualifying them for membership.

We would welcome anyone wishing to apply for this scholarship to arrange a visit to the hospital to meet the team and find out more.

For informal enquiries about the scholarship programme, please contact Ian Self on ias47@cam.ac.uk

An application form (JCTS1) and information pack can be downloaded from the link below or via the following website: http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/job

Please send a completed application form, curriculum vitae, and covering letter all three documents as one by email to vetmed@vet.cam.ac.uk

Closing date:  8 July 2022

Interview date: 25 July 2022

Three-year Alternate Residency Training Program in Anesthesia and Analgesia at San Marco Veterinary Clinic and Laboratory

Position

San Marco Veterinary Clinic, a recognised ECVAA satellite centre, offers a position for an alternative resident in Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia. San Marco Veterinary Clinic is a state of the art tertiary hospital with a high case load in small animalsanaesthesia, analgesia and intensive care, while appropriate externships (large, exotics, laboratory animals anaesthesia) will be organized in order to fulfill the requirements established by the European College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia (ECVAA) for board certification.

Residency Direction

Dr. Elisa Bortolami, DVM, Ph.D, ECVAA Diplomate, MRCVS, EBVS® European Specialist in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia – Head of Anesthesia and Analgesia Department

Requirements

The candidate should have completed a rotating internship of at least 12 months or should have an equivalent clinical experience. Knowledge of Italian is desirable as well as good knowledge of English.
Interviews will take place in presence; if possible, or on line, dates and times will be notified to short listed candidates.

Applications

Applications should include:

  • curriculum vitae
  • letter of intent
  • two reference letters
  • certificates (undergraduate studies and internship certificate, etc)
  • veterinary licensing documentation

 

Deadline

The 3-year program is available to start from October 2022.
After an initial probationary period, appointments will be made for 12 months, with annual renewal based on satisfactory completion
of the previous year.
Deadline for application is June 30th 2022.

Info & Contact

Applications should be sent by the candidate by email to elisa.bortolami@sanmarcovet.it

LECTURER/SENIOR LECTURER IN VETERINARY ANAESTHESIA

The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies is currently looking for a Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Anaesthesia.

The Opportunity:

Joining a friendly and supportive team of Anaesthesia Diplomates, clinicians, residents, interns, nurses and animal care assistant, you will contribute to the provision of clinical anaesthesia in the School’s Small Animal Hospital and Large Animal Hospitals and combine clinical excellence with compassionate care.

The role will provide the opportunity to get involved in delivery and assessment of our BVM&S undergraduate degree programme as well as our postgraduate training and online education programmes.

The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies is situated on the Easter Bush Campus, 10 miles south of central Edinburgh on the edge of the Pentland Hills with easy access to a vibrant city centre. The location provides easy access to the outdoors with an amazing choice of nearby beaches and regional parks, as well as the Scottish Highlands and the Northumberland National Park within easy travel distance.

The Easter Bush Campus houses outstanding teaching and clinical facilities, including our newly opened state of the art Equine Hospital, as well as the Roslin Institute, one of the world’s leading veterinary research centres.

Your skills and attributes for success:

  • Post graduate experience and further qualification in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia, ECVAA or ACVAA Diploma holder or residency trained
  • A degree registrable with the RCVS
  • Experience in teaching, learning and assessment in a veterinary school or a strong interest in furthering your training in veterinary education
  • An ability to work alone but also to supervise and instruct colleagues and students
  • Demonstrable research output or a strong interest in developing your research career

 

As a valued member of our team you can expect:

An exciting, positive, creative, challenging and rewarding place to work. We give you support, nurture your talent and reward success. You will benefit from a competitive reward package and a wide range of staff benefits, which includes a generous holiday entitlement, a defined benefits pension scheme, staff discounts, family friendly initiatives and much more. Access our staff benefits page for further information and use our reward calculator to find out the total value of pay and benefits provided.

The University of Edinburgh holds a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advance gender equality in higher education. We are members of the Race Equality Charter and we are also Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champions, actively promoting LGBT equality.

If invited for interview you will be required to evidence your right to work in the UK.  Further information is available on our right to work webpages.

The University is able to sponsor the employment of international workers in this role.  If successful, an international applicant requiring sponsorship to work in the UK will need to satisfy the UK Home Office’s English Language requirements and apply for and secure a Skilled Worker Visa.

About Us

As a world-leading research-intensive University, we are here to address tomorrow’s greatest challenges. Between now and 2030 we will do that with a values-led approach to teaching, research and innovation, and through the strength of our relationships, both locally and globally.

Informal enquiries are encouraged and should be directed to Gudrun.Schoeffmann@ed.ac.uk.

Please apply online at: https://elxw.fa.em3.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1001/job/4305/?utm_medium=jobshare

Job Identification: 4305

Closing date: 29th June 2022

Professional Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine (DVetMed) (“Residency”) in Veterinary Anaesthesia

Applications are invited from veterinary graduates for a Professional Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine (DVetMed) (“Residency”) in Veterinary Anaesthesia with training in small, equine, and production animal anaesthesia, which is aimed at the ECVAA Diploma.

Candidates must have an enthusiasm for the discipline, an ability to work as part of a dedicated team and have at least one year’s postgraduate experience that can include time in general practice.  Applicants should hold a degree that is recognised by the RCVS, be fully registered with the RCVS prior to the start of the scholarship and have appropriate English language qualifications at the time of application.

The scholarship is available from September 2022 and will run for a four-year fixed-term, renewable annually subject to completion of required DVetMed components.

The scholarship attracts an annual tax-free stipend of £21,334.22 per annum with a supplement payable for on-call duties, and an additional allowance of £600 per annum available for approved travel, examination fees and CPD.  Postgraduate fees will be paid by the University of Edinburgh at UK level.

Informal enquiries are encouraged and may be made to Dr Gudrun Schoeffmann (email: gudrun.schoeffmann@ed.ac.uk).

Further information and how to apply:

https://www.ed.ac.uk/vet/services/vacancies/clinicalscholarships/scholarship-vacancies

Alternatively, please contact Mrs Emma Pineau via email emma.pineau@ed.ac.uk

Closing date for applications:  12noon, Wednesday 22nd June 2022

INTERNSHIP IN SMALL ANIMAL ANAESTHESIA AND ANALGESIA

We are looking for enthusiastic confident candidates for our 12-month anaesthesia internship programme to join our friendly and supportive team of Anaesthesia Diplomates, clinicians, residents, nurses and animal care assistant.

Our 12-month anaesthesia internship programme provides an opportunity for new or recently-qualified veterinarians to receive high-quality postgraduate training in small animal anaesthesia and analgesia.  You will contribute to the provision of clinical anaesthesia in the School’s Small Animal Hospital and combine clinical excellence with compassionate care. The emphasis of the programme is on gaining practical clinical experience in small animal anaesthesia however exposure to large animal species would also be possible. This provides you with an opportunity to participate in a specialist veterinary discipline and can allow preparation for a Senior Clinical Training Scholarship programme, a career in research, academia or clinical anaesthesia.

The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies is situated on the Easter Bush Campus, 10 miles south of central Edinburgh on the edge of the Pentland Hills with easy access to a vibrant city centre. From here, you have easy access to the outdoors with an amazing choice of nearby beaches and regional parks, as well as the Scottish Highlands and the Northumberland National Park within easy travel distance.

Candidates must be a member of the RCVS and have appropriate English language qualifications at the time of interview.

Please apply online at: https://elxw.fa.em3.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1001/job/4282/?utm_medium=jobshare

Job Identification Number: 4282

The closing date for applications is 20th June 2022

For further information, please contact the Head of Clinical Veterinary Anaesthesia, Gudrun Schoeffmann on Gudrun.Schoeffmann@ed.ac.uk

ASPCA Anti-Cruelty Fellowship for Veterinarians

Job Description:

The ASPCA Animal Recovery Veterinarian Fellow will receive innovative practical experience focused on providing veterinary care to underserved animals and animal victims of cruelty and neglect. Fellows will receive hands on training, sustainable pay and strong mentorship while being prepared for a career in small animal veterinary sheltering and cruelty prevention.

Fellows will work alongside senior doctors, who will mentor them in case management of animals in a sheltering system while recovering from cruelty and neglect, as well as providing veterinary care to animals at risk. The Fellow will spend time in ASPCA Animal Recovery Center (ARC), Canine Annex and Recovery (CARE), the ASPCA Adoption Center (AC), the ASPCA Animal Hospital (AAH), and the ASPCA Forensic Veterinary Sciences Department.

  • Within ARC, CARE and the Adoption Center, the Fellow will practice treating the unique medical conditions that arise from cruelty and neglect, such as starvation, severe matting injuries, and blunt force trauma, while gaining experience in population management and infectious disease control.
  • The Fellow will work with the Forensic Veterinary Sciences team learning how to recognize and report suspected animal cruelty, perform a clinical forensic examination, explore what community resources are available to prevent cruelty and neglect, learn the legal aspects of forensic reporting, and be able to apply the best practices of forensic report writing and witness testimony.
  • In AAH, the Fellow will have primary case management on appointments providing emergency and urgent care for publicly owned animals who are at risk of cruelty and neglect due to limited access to veterinary care.
  • Additionally, the Fellow will get training in High Quality High Volume Spay Neuter (HQHVSN) services.

 

Throughout all our work at the ASPCA, we are passionate about minimizing fear, anxiety, and stress and pain in our patients.  Team members in this position are responsible for providing service and communication to clients, members of the public, co-workers, and patients that is consistent with our practice’s standards and Fear Free values.

The rotating schedule is broken down as follows:

  • ARC/CARE: 30%
  • Forensic Sciences 20%
  • Adoption Center 20%
  • AAH: 20%
  • HQHVSN 10%

 

This position has a competitive salary, $90K, medical and dental insurance, 56 hours paid vacation time, 56 hours paid sick time and 40 hours paid personal time. Additional benefits include: $2,400 in debt relief, and NY State and DEA license reimbursement, VIN membership and scrubs.

Please reach out if you have any questions. Thank you!

Gabriella Maisonet

Executive Assistant, SVP

Shelter & Veterinary Services

ASPCA®

gabriella.maisonet@aspca.org

C: 646-315-3455

www.aspca.org

Intern position vacant in the field of companion animal anaesthesiology

Starting date: September 1st, 2022

Job description: A full-time intern position in the field of anaesthesiology, attached to the Clinical Department of Companion Animals. This position may be suitable for a candidate who is interested in enrolling in a residency program and who is seeking more experience in companion animal anaesthesiology.

The Clinical Department of Companion Animals ensures the operation of a hospital receiving first-line cases and cases referred by the profession as well as a continuous emergency service (24 hours a day and 365 days a year), which represents a total of approximately 15,000 cases per year). In addition, it provides basic clinical education for veterinary medicine students and training of graduates in various veterinary medicine specializations recognized at European level. Further, the clinic supports clinical research in various fields of veterinary science.

Required Qualifications:

The candidate will have to:

  • Be a graduate in veterinary medicine
  • Have the right to to be registered or to be eligible for registration with the Belgian Veterinary Order
  • Have good clinical experience in anaesthesiology of companion animals
  • Having completed at least one year of experience in clinics

 

Clinical and teaching skills:

  • Combine clinical skills with the ability to transmit these skills to students
  • Organizational competence
  • Adaptability, initiative and motivation
  • Ability to make shared decisions, solve problems and deal with conflicts
  • Interest in scientific research and the willingness to develop a research project in a field relevant to clinical anaesthesiology

 

For more information, please contact Prof. Charlotte Sandersen (Charlotte.Sandersen@uliege.be). The application file will include a curriculum vitae, a cover letter, and 2 letters of reference. candidates will be contacted for an interview. The application must be sent by email (including reference letters) to Nadine Fis (nadine.fis@uliege.be) before June 30, 2022.

Full-time assistant position vacant in the field of companion animal anaesthesiology

Starting date: September 15, 2022 (fixed-term contract, renewable)

Job description: A full-time assistant position in the field of anaesthesiology, attached to the Clinical Department of Companion Animals. This position may be suitable for the completion of a PhD thesis or a residency in veterinary anaesthesiology.

The Clinical Department of Companion Animals ensures the operation of a hospital receiving first-line cases and cases referred by the profession as well as a continuous emergency service (24 hours a day and 365 days a year), which represents a total of approximately 15,000 cases per year. In addition, it provides clinical education for veterinary medicine students and training of graduates in various veterinary medicine specializations recognized at European level. Further, the clinic supports clinical research in various fields of veterinary science.

Required Qualifications:

The candidate will have to:

  • Be a graduate in veterinary medicine
  • Have the right to be registered or to be eligible for registration with the Belgian Veterinary Order
  • Have good clinical experience in anaesthesiology of companion animals
  • Knowledge of the French language or willingness to learn French is an asset

 

Clinical and teaching skills:

  • Combine clinical skills with the ability to transmit these skills to students
  • Organizational competence
  • Adaptability, initiative and motivation
  • Ability to make shared decisions, solve problems and deal with conflicts
  • Interest in scientific research and the willingness to develop a research project in a field relevant to clinical anaesthesiology

 

The successful candidate will be encouraged to get enrolled into a formal post-graduate training. For more information, please contact Prof. Charlotte Sandersen (Charlotte.Sandersen@uliege.be). The application file will include a curriculum vitae, a cover letter, and 2 letters of reference. All applicants are encouraged to schedule a clinic visit. Selected candidates will be contacted for an interview early July. The application must be sent by email (including reference letters) to Nadine Fis (nadine.fis@uliege.be) before June 30, 2022.