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Thursday, 17 September 2020

Intern in Veterinary Anaesthesia (Full-Time)

Dick White Referrals is looking for three Veterinary surgeons interested in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia to join its team as anaesthesia intern. Dick White Referrals can offer you the ideal environment to refine your skills and acquire new ones, under the supervision of six ECVAA Diplomates, two Clinical Fellows and three anaesthesia residents.

The ideal candidate is a veterinary surgeon with a strong interest in anaesthesia, who would like to eventually enroll in a residency program. An attractive benefit package is offered.

Dick White Referrals is a large, still rapidly expanding, small animal referral clinic, with state of the art facilities, including modern anaesthesia workstations with comprehensive haemodynamic and ventilatory monitoring, a dedicated ultrasound machine to perform peripheral nerve blocks, non-invasive cardiac output monitoring and a intensive care unit. We are conveniently located between Newmarket, the home of horse racing, and Cambridge, with its world-renowned university, with direct access to London and Stansted Airport. The strategic location will satisfy people loving countryside/small villages and large towns/cities.

Caseload includes soft tissue surgery, minimally invasive and interventional procedures, orthopaedic surgery, neurosurgery (spine and brain surgery), ophthalmic surgery and anaesthesia for advanced diagnostic procedures (MRI and CT, both on site). We also provide in hours anaesthesia service to Newmarket Equine Hospital, one of the largest Equine Referrals in Europe, a partnership that allows us to run a standard residency program, although interns will not rotate to the Equine Hospital.

The current anaesthesia team consists of 8 senior anaesthetists (7 of which are Dipl.ECVAA or ACVAA), two Clinical Fellows, three residents, three interns and five anaesthesia technicians/nurses. The successful candidate will join a team of 30 specialists in various disciplines, working together to offer the best possible quality of care to small animals. The anaesthesia team holds weekly journal clubs, and case discussion/book reading. The suitable candidate will be involved only with small animals anaesthesia, and spend two thirds of his/her time providing anaesthesia for imaging procedures, where knowledge will be consolidated, and the remnant third of the time in theatre, where new skills will be acquired under the close supervision of a senior resident or a Diplomate. Interns are encouraged to undertake a research project, under the guidance of a senior clinician. Anaesthesia interns participate in a 1:4 out of hours on call rota, always directly supervised by a senior member of the team.

Candidates must be MRCVS, or eligible to register with the RCVS, and have the right to work in UK (UK or EU citizenship, or with valid UK working VISA for the duration of the internship). If not of English mother language, candidates must have good knowledge of spoken and written English, preferably certified by examination.

If interested, please send your curriculum vitae, a letter of intent, and the contact details of two references to Dr Corletto (fc@dwr.co.uk). For any information, please contact the same email address. The deadline for applications is 15th October 2020, with interviews following shortly after the closing date. One of the three successful candidates will start working in December 2020 (or as soon as possible after December), and the other two in August 2021.

Clinical or Tenure track Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor Print
Friday, 10 July 2020

Job Posting Title (Working Title): Clinical or Tenure track Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor - Anesthesiology

Number of Positions: 1

Job Profile (Classification): Tenure Track or Clinical Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

The College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University (ISU), located in Ames, Iowa, is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time, clinical track or tenure track faculty appointment in the area of Anesthesiology and Pain Management in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS) and the Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center (LVMC). The LVMC is a state of the art teaching hospital providing specialized care for companion and large animals throughout Iowa and surrounding states. The candidate will join a department with over 50 diverse faculty and staff members, allied in teaching, research, and clinical efforts relevant to companion animals, equines, and other large animals.

The department is seeking a candidate who is committed to excellent patient care, shares an enthusiastic dedication for educating professional level students, technicians, and residents, and who will contribute to enhancing the national prominence of the Anesthesiology section in the veterinary teaching hospital. Anticipated effort allocations for a tenure track position are ~50% clinical service and 50% divided among scholarly, teaching, and institutional service activities; and ~75% clinical service and ~25% divided among scholarly, teaching and institutional service for a clinical track position. Scholarly, teaching, and institutional service time will be expended in the development of a creative program of scholarship, didactic and laboratory teaching in anesthesiology, academic service, and outreach activities. Appointment rank and percent effort allocation will be determined by the selected candidate’s qualifications, expertise and interests. Clinical duties will include weekend, holidays, and after-hours obligations.

The successful candidate will also have a collegial, collaborative attitude and willingness to participate in all levels of technician, student, and house officer education.

Required Minimum Qualifications:
- DVM or equivalent degree.
- Successful completion of an American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia (ACVAA) or European College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia (ECVAA) residency program. Individuals having credentials accepted by the ACVAA/ECVAA or in their final year of residency training are also encouraged to apply and will be considered.
- State of Iowa Veterinary License on or before first day of employment.

In addition, positions at the following ranks will require:
- CLINICAL ASSOCIATE OR CLINICAL PROFESSOR: Candidates must meet the requirements commensurate for each rank at the ISU College of Veterinary Medicine.
- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR: evidence of experience conducting research or other scholarly activity.
- ASSOCIATE OR FULL PROFESSOR: An established record of experience and scholarship evidenced by manuscript preparation and publications comparable to that expected for commensurate rank at ISU; professional practice and clinical teaching as a board certified anesthesiologist; national and/or international scholarly, clinical, or education presentations; and a successful record of external granting activity are required.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Additional years of clinical anesthesia experience in a progressive, diverse, high quality veterinary center.
- A record of scholarship obtained through manuscript preparation or peer-reviewed publication, and national scholarly or clinical educational presentations.
- Evidence of having applied for, received, or completed grants/funding.
- Additional years of experience teaching professional veterinary students in a clinical setting.
- A unique clinical focus that will enhance anesthesia service activities in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital.

Department/Program & College Description:

The LVMC is a state-of-the-art facility designed to provide specialized care and comprehensive medical and surgical services for companion, exotic, and large animals throughout Iowa and surrounding states. Our clinicians, residents, interns, technicians, staff, and senior veterinary students work collaboratively to provide 24-hour, high-quality care to animal patients.

Department Unit/Website: www.vetmed.iastate.edu/vcs; vetmed.iastate.edu/vmc

Time Type: Full Time

Appointment Months: 12

Cost Center (this can be changed at any time): CC6108

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, please click on “Apply” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following: 1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae 2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter 3) Contact Information for Three References.

Veterinary Anaesthetist Print
Monday, 17 February 2020

Fixed-term Clinical Veterinary Anaesthetist (maternity cover)

Work type: full-time, 15 month fixed-term

Location: Manchester, UNITED KINGDOM

Category: Clinical (specialist referral)

• Maternity cover (fixed-term) full-time position to start beginning July 2020
• Provide high quality clinical anaesthesia service
• Work in a modern, well equipped small animal orthopaedic referral practice

The Role

• Full-time, 15 month fixed-term with no on-call or out of hours requirement
• Provision of clinical anaesthesia and analgesia
• Manchester, UNITED KINGDOM

Manchester Veterinary Specialists is a busy, orthopaedic referral-only practice in Greater Manchester, United Kingdom, with close access to the M60 (Manchester ring road), M62, M6 and M56 motorways. In addition to our current Dip.ECVAA, we have one veterinary anaesthetist (non-diplomate working towards Advanced Practitioner status), two orthopaedic specialists (DipECVS), one surgery registrar (ECVS resident), seven Registered Veterinary Nurses and three surgical technicians. Manchester is a thriving city in the Northwest of England with easy links to London, Edinburgh, and many areas of natural beauty including the Yorkshire Dales, Peak District and Lake District.

As a Clinical Veterinary Anaesthetist you will provide support to the orthopaedic surgery team and perform clinical work. You will work alongside an enthusiastic team of highly skilled and experienced veterinary professionals. Clinical work comprises preparation, supervision and administration of anaesthesia, locoregional techniques, sedation and analgesia to cats and dogs undergoing orthopaedic examinations/procedures. Manchester Veterinary Specialists offers exceptional patient and client care. The practice is modern, purpose fitted and well equipped.

To be successful you will have:

• Dip.ECVAA or DACVA
• Current RCVS registration (MRCVS) or eligibility to be so registered
• Eligibility to work in the United Kingdom
• Availability from the beginning of July 2020
• A collaborative, team focused approach to anaesthesia
• Excellent English language communication skills

Remuneration:

• Competitive salary
• Up to 7 weeks holiday a year (+ Bank Holidays) with our Buy, Sell Holiday Scheme
• The share saver scheme
• Pension contributions
• Subsidised membership at participating health clubs, pet discounts and cycle to work benefits and additional benefits as can be found following this link: https://www.cvsukltd.co.uk/careers/employee-benefits/

To find out more information about the role please email georgie.beaumont@mvsvets.co.uk or info@mvsvets.co.uk.

To apply:

Applications are made via the CVS Careers online portal at https://www.careerswithcvs.co.uk/jobs/.

Small animal anaesthesia internship Print
Friday, 14 February 2020

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic small animal anaesthesia intern to join our anaesthesia team. The team currently consists of 5 anaesthetists (3 ECVAA diplomats and 2 residency trained anaesthetists) and 4 nurses (including 1 VTS anaesthesia nurse).

The ideal candidate would be a veterinary surgeon with an already strong interest in veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia, and who would wish to eventually enrol in a veterinary anaesthesia residency.

The successful candidate will be working at Northwest Veterinary Specialists, a busy multi-disciplinary referral hospital, as well as at Eye Vet, our dedicated ophthalmology clinic, located 0.4 miles from each other (less than a 5 minutes drive). You will also take part in the on-call rota.

Northwest Veterinary Specialists and Eye Vet are an easy commute from historic Chester, Liverpool or Manchester. We’re also on the outskirts of picturesque Delamere Forest, with the largest area of woodland in the country, and within easy reach of Snowdonia and the Peak District, so have the best of both city living and rural life on our doorstep.

Our specialities cover anaesthesia and pain management, neurology and neurosurgery, soft tissue surgery, orthopaedics, ophthalmology, oncology, internal medicine, cardiology, and diagnostic imaging (including on site MRI and CT); and we work closely with other referral centres in our group to facilitate clinical research and access to shared expertise.

If you would like to start a career in Veterinary Anaesthesia and join our supportive, professional team of EBVS and RCVS specialists and highly skilled nurses, we would love to hear from you.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK, must be a member the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (or eligible to register with the RCVS), have a good knowledge of written and spoken English.

Please contact Perrine Benmansour DVM MVetSc Dip ECVAA MRCVS, Head of Service to apply (with your CV and letter of intent) or for any informal enquiries.

E: P.Benmansour@nwspecialists.com

W: www.nwspecialists.com | www.eye-vet.co.uk

Assistant or Associate Professor in Anesthesia Print
Tuesday, 11 February 2020

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