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Clinical Anaesthetist – Maternity Cover Print
Thursday, 18 July 2019

The Animal Health Trust is a charity which is committed to improving animal welfare through clinical excellence, research and education. We are looking for an anaesthetist to join our team for 1 year to cover maternity leave from November 2019. The successful candidate will be an anaesthesia diplomate or someone who has completed a residency.

The anaesthesia team consists of 5 clinicians, two residents, two interns and two nurses. Our team is friendly and supportive, with emphasis on a good work-life balance through realistic working hours and on-call requirements. We support specialist departments in the small animal and equine clinics including small animal and equine oncology and orthopaedics; and small animal internal medicine, soft tissue surgery, neurology, ophthalmology, dermatology, and diagnostic imaging. The majority of the work is small animal-based. Our clinic contains all the facilities expected of an advanced referral clinic including 1.5T MRI, 16 Slice CT, fluoroscopy, scintigraphy, video-endoscopy, and minimally-invasive surgical equipment. We also have a radiotherapy suite comprising a Clinac 23EX linear accelerator and HDR brachytherapy.

For initial enquiries and further information please contact: Colette Jolliffe (colette.jolliffe@aht.org.uk). If you are interested in applying for this position, please forward your CV and covering letter, stating why you are interested in this role and your current salary, to recruitment@aht.org.uk.

Closing Date: 12th August 2019

Junior clinician in anaesthesia Print
Wednesday, 10 July 2019

Institution : Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire de Toulouse, Université Fédérale de Toulouse, Toulouse, France

Official position : Assistant Hospitalier (junior clinician, level : specialized intern to first year resident)

Duration : one year full-time position that can be renewed according to mutual agreement

Terms and profile: We are looking for a keen and enthusiastic junior anesthesia clinician to complete our young and dynamic anesthesia team composed of three anesthetists : a senior lecturer in anesthesia and analgesia (Dr Géraldine Jourdan, DVM, MsC, PhD, assistant professor), a senior clinician in anesthesia (Dr Caroline Didier, DVM, ECVAA alternate resident) and a 3rd year junior clinician (Dr Gonzalo Polo-Paredes DVM). The team also comprises one anesthesia nurse and two anesthesia assistants (DVM, "anesthesia intern").

The job consists of performing all sorts of anesthesias depending on level of skills, clinical teaching (students, anesthesia assistants and rotating interns) as well as team and schedule management. It comprises time for daily rounds, studying, team building, morbidity-mortality rounds and journal clubs, ... Out-of-hours duties are to be done and clinical research projects highly encouraged.

The successful applicant will always be under the supervision of Dr Géraldine Jourdan and/or Dr Caroline Didier.

We are looking for a graduate veterinarian with a EU-recognized diploma that has already completed a rotating internship or equivalent (at least one year of experience after graduation). We are looking for a motivated, serious candidate with good communication skills, who likes to work in a team and shares our objectives of providing the highest quality of patient and student care.

English is mandatory and a strong will to learn French is recommended since most clinical discussions and decisions with other units are in French. One member of the team is fluent in Spanish (native language) and one other has a good level.

Conditions and salary: grossly 16500 - 17500 euros yearly and out-of-hours payment (65 euros per hour of presence) ; 42 day-annual leave ("paid vacations"); 38 hours a week + out of hours duty.

Dates : limits of applications July 24th, 2019 (early applications are welcomed) ; program starts September 2nd, 2019.

Contact : send an email to c.didier@envt.fr and/or g.jourdan@envt.fr for further informations; for application resumes, letter of intent and recommendations are welcomed.

Internship in small animal veterinary anaesthesia Print
Wednesday, 10 July 2019

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, the Netherlands

Job description:

We are looking for a keen and enthusiastic intern to join our friendly and dynamic small animal anaesthesia team. Currently, the team consists of an ECVAA diplomate, three ECVAA residents, 3 interns and several anaesthesia technicians. Although functionally separate units, the Small Animal Anaesthesia Department has close connections with the Equine Anaesthesia Department where 2 further ECVAA diplomates are employed.

Primarily, the work will consist of contribution to the high level of patient care during the peri-operative period. Our case load is quite varied, and consists of surgical patients, patients undergoing diagnostic imaging (CT, MRI, scintigraphy, ultrasound, radiography), and radiation therapy. We also anaesthetize patients for minimal invasive cardiovascular procedures, and occasionally birds and other animals for our exotics department. We provide out-of-hours anaesthesia service for both referral as well as first opinion emergency cases, which results in a rather varied and interesting caseload. Good back up is provided during the first months of employment.

Our Small Animal Veterinary Department provides a wide variety of clinical cases in terms of species, pathology and procedures for the intern to gain experience of the practical and theoretical aspects of veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia. Journal clubs, tutorials and lecture presentations are regularly held in all aspects of anaesthesia, analgesia and other relevant topics.

The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the education of our master students, not only in their practical skills but also in advancing their veterinary knowledge by providing tutorials to small groups of students (teaching and communication in English is not a problem).

Requirements:

You are a veterinarian with an EU-recognized diploma and have (ideally) gained some experience in small animal veterinary medicine. We are looking for a motivated, conscientious candidate with good communication skills, who likes to work in a team and shares our objectives of providing the highest quality of patient care. Fluent English (both spoken and written) is mandatory, learning to communicate in Dutch is highly encouraged.

Conditions of employment:

We offer a position for initially one year, ideally starting in September 2019, with the possibility for prolongation with another year if the position is filled to the satisfaction of both parties.

The gross salary is in the range of € 2.476,- to a maximum of € 2.717,- per month (scale 10 Dutch Universities). The salary will be supplemented with an ‘out-of-hours’ allowance, a holiday bonus of 8% and an end-of-year bonus of 8,3% per year. In addition, participation in a good pension scheme is ensured. For further rights and conditions the applicant is referred to the extensive Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities.

Employer:

Utrecht University has great ambitions for its teaching quality and study success rates. This also applies to its clear research profiles which are centred around 4 themes: Sustainability, Life Sciences, Youth & Identity, and Institutions. Utrecht University plays a prominent role in Dutch society and contributes to finding answers to a variety of topical and future societal issues.

Utrecht University’s Faculty of Veterinary Medicine is the only veterinary school in the Netherlands. It employs approximately 1000 staff, is one of Europe’s leaders in veterinary education, research and patient-care and is accredited by the European, American and Canadian Veterinary Medical Associations.

For further enquiries, please contact Ms Dr Marieke de Vries (a.devries2@uu.nl); letters of motivation and CV can be send to the same email address (a.devries2@uu.nl).

Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Veterinary Anaesthesia Print
Saturday, 06 July 2019

The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies is looking for a Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Veterinary Anaesthesia (dependant on experience). <>Joining a friendly and supportive team of six Anaesthesia Diplomates, four clinicians, four residents, two interns, three nurses and one 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 give you 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. 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.

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.

Informal enquiries are encouraged and should be directed to Gudrun Schoeffmann on 0131 651 7478 or Gudrun.Schoeffmann@ed.ac.uk.

Further details and information on how to apply: https://www.vacancies.ed.ac.uk

Vacancy Ref: 048440

Closing Date: 29th July 2019

Small Animal Clinical Anaesthetist Print
Tuesday, 02 July 2019

Fitzpatrick Referrals is a world renowned veterinary referral centre based in Surrey, UK, an area of outstanding natural beauty and within easy reach of both the south coast and the vibrancy of London. It has a specialist orthopaedic and neurology centre in Eashing and a specialist oncology and soft tissue hospital in Guildford.

We are committed to providing the highest standards of patient care and are now seeking an additional anaesthetist to join our team and contribute to our continued success and development.

Both centres provide an interesting and varied caseload and involves interaction with diplomate level specialists in orthopaedics, soft tissue surgery, neurology, oncology and diagnostic imaging to provide a multi-disciplinary approach to patient care. With an outstanding team of people our clinics contain the latest facilities and equipment expected of an advanced referral practice.

You will join our expanding team and provide anaesthesia service to secondary and tertiary referral cases, in addition assist in the training of veterinary anaesthesia to residents, interns and veterinary nurses. The successful candidate will have in-depth experience in the treatment of critical care patients.

Applicants should be diplomates or board eligible (ACVA or ECVAA) and should be MRCVS or hold a veterinary degree registrable with the RCVS.

Fitzpatrick Referrals offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including PMI, Life assurance, generous CPD allowance and a company pension.

To arrange an informal discussion, or to find out further information please email RHackett@fitzpatrickreferrals.co.uk.

To apply please email your CV with covering letter to recruitment@fitzpatrickreferrals.co.uk by Tuesday 30th July 19 at 12 noon.

Early applications are welcome.

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