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Sunday, 17 October 2021

Tenure or Clinical Track Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor – Anesthesiology

The College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University (ISU) is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time, tenure or clinical track faculty appointment in Anesthesiology 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 production animals throughout Iowa and the surrounding states.

The candidate will join an anesthesia team comprised of 3 faculty anesthetist that are complemented by 7 veterinary technician dedicated to the anesthesia section. Moreover, the department maintains a diverse faculty and staff, allied in teaching, research, and clinical efforts. The department is seeking a candidate who is committed to excellent patient care, shares an enthusiasm for educating students, technicians, and house officers, and who will strive to enhance the national prominence of the LVMC’s Anesthesiology section. Candidates are expected to develop creative programs in scholarship, didactic and laboratory teaching in anesthesiology, academic service, and outreach activities. The appointment rank and percent effort for tenure or clinical track positions is negotiable and determined by the candidate’s qualifications, expertise, and special interests. Clinical duties will include weekend, holiday, and after-hours service that are shared amongst the anesthesia faculty.

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 an accredited residency training program are also encouraged to apply.
- State of Iowa Veterinary License on or before first day of employment.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Board-certification with the American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia (ACVAA) or European College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia (ECVAA).
- Additional years of clinical anesthesia experience in a progressive, diverse, and high-quality veterinary center.
- Additional years of experience teaching professional veterinary students in clinics.
- A unique clinical focus that will enhance existing anesthesia service activities in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital.
- Additional anesthesia experience managing equine, agricultural animal, and small animal cases.
- A record of scholarship obtained through peer-reviewed publications, abstract presentations, and scientific presentations (poster or podium) given at national/international scientific meetings.
- Evidence of grant submission, research funding, and successful completion of research projects.

Diversity Statement:

In recognition of the importance and value of diversity in everything we do, Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine is committed to actively promoting diversity and inclusion that embraces the value of the many areas of the veterinary medical profession, and the value of varied cultural backgrounds, ethnicities, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientations, ages, religions, physical and mental abilities of our students, faculty, and staff.

Additional Information:

Iowa State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine was established as the nation’s first public veterinary School in 1879. We take pride in our heritage while looking to shape the future of veterinary professional practice, education, research, and service. At just under 5,000 patients annually, no other veterinary school sees more large animal patients than the LVMC. Additionally, we see approximately 15,000 small animal patients annually in a variety of specialty areas. Furthermore, the LVMC recently underwent a $105 million renovation and expansion.

Research plays a significant role in the College of Veterinary Medicine and the LVMC. Researchers in the college have a global impact on not only animal health, but human health and food safety. No other veterinary college receives more USDA funding. Additionally, the CVM is in the top third for NIH funding.

Iowa State University, located in Ames, Iowa, has a population of approximately 65,000. Beneath the small-town charm of Ames, beats the heart of a much larger city. A city that has become a player in developing the world's bio-economic future. A city with top-quality education, from kindergarten to grad school. A city that regularly draws well-known bands, as well as emerging superstars, international symphonies, and Broadway musicals. A city with hundreds of acres of parks, 35 miles of bike trails, and cultural festivals and celebrations. A city that's consistently ranked high in Best College Town Rankings (No. 1 Wall Street, 2020, No. 3 Business Insider, 2016, No. 5 Best College Reviews, 2017). Des Moines, located just 30 minutes south of Ames, is Iowa's largest city and serves as the state capital. With a metro population of 569,633, Des Moines is a bustling metropolis that is a great place to live, work and play with exciting attractions, activities, and events all year.

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

To apply please click here.

Small animal anaesthetist Print
Monday, 19 July 2021

We are seeking a veterinary anaesthetist (ECVAA or ACVAA diplomate or board eligible) to join our anaesthesia team. The team currently consists of 5 senior anaesthetists (3 ECVAA diplomates and 2 residency trained anaesthetists), one anaesthesia intern and 2 nurses (1 VTS anaesthesia nurse and 1 undertaking the VDS). Sadly, one of our senior anaesthetists will be leaving in the next few months and we are looking to fill this position as soon as possible.

The ideal candidate would be an ECVAA or ACVAA diplomate or board eligible experienced anaesthetist.

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, 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 join our amazing team, we would love to hear from you.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK, be a member the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (or eligible to register with the RCVS), and 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: perrine.benmansour@linnaeusgroup.co.uk

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

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Anaesthesia Clinical Post Print
Sunday, 11 July 2021

If the thought helping to develop the Anaesthesia Service in a friendly state-of-the-art hospital that aims for excellence in patient and people care appeals to you, then we would like to hear from you.

The hospital
Veterinary Specialists Scotland is located close to Edinburgh, but also has easy access to Glasgow, countryside, mountains and magnificent coastline. Edinburgh is a beautiful and vibrant city, famous for its festival and is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Whether you are a fan of city life or like getting out to the hills, then VSS may be the place for you.

The premises have been specifically architect designed with lots of natural light and currently comprise:
• Six light and airy consulting rooms, including a dedicated feline consulting room
• Five wards – canine medical, canine surgical, feline, Intensive Care Unit and Isolation
• Endoscopy suite
• Extensive in-house lab facilities
• Ultrasound room
• CT scanner, digital radiography, fluoroscopy and visiting MRI
• Two theatre suites
• Two anaesthesia dedicated induction rooms with wall mounted anaesthetic machines
• Aestiva anaesthetic machines in both theatres, CT and endoscopy
• Nerve stimulator and portable ultrasound machine for ultrasound guided nerve blocks.

And that is just the ground floor! We have another two floors to expand into...

The Team
We are a vibrant, friendly and collaborative team, who all work together to provide outstanding patient and client care. We currently take referrals in feline and canine medicine, soft tissue surgery, orthopaedics and neurology, supported by a team of Specialist Anaesthetists and Diagnostic Imagers. Our team of interns ensure hospitalised patients receive care out-of-hours, although we are always available to support them.

Our expanding nursing team has a wealth of experience in referral practice and supports our vision of providing excellence in patient care. In turn, the nurses are assisted by the veterinary care assistants and we also have a strong client care team to deal with administrative aspects.

As part of the Linnaeus Group we also have access to support from a wide number of referral hospitals.

The Position
We are looking for a personable clinician with enthusiasm to develop the service. Diploma holders, candidates who have completed a residency and those with several years of experience of referral anaesthesia will all be considered. Participation in a shared 1 in 4 out of hours on-call rota is expected.

We offer:
• 28 days holiday per year in addition to 8 public holidays
• Professional membership subscriptions
• Generous CPD allowance
• Time off for CPD
• Pension scheme
• Private health care scheme
• Life assurance
• Rewards bonus for recruiting further members of staff

If this sounds like the job for you, then please contact our Operations Manager (Aileen.Brown@vetscotland.co.uk) for more information. Informal enquiries can also be made to Ambra.Panti@vetscotland.co.uk or Chris.Miller@vetscotland.co.uk.

Locum Print
Friday, 23 April 2021

Out of Hours Locum Veterinary Specialist in Anesthesia, Nr. Potters Bar, Hertfordshire

We are looking for an Out of Hours (weeknights and weekends) Locum Veterinary specialist in Anesthesia in the Department of Clinical Science and Services. This person would work from our Hawkshead Campus, a 15-minute train ride from the centre of cosmopolitan London. The candidate would join our existing Anaesthesia and Analgesia team.

The appropriate candidate will be expected to cover 3 weeks of Anaesthesia night shifts plus the weekend on call between now and end of July 2021.

The successful candidate will work with, and supervise, anaesthesia residents during out of hours clinical anaesthesia activities including anaesthesia of trauma patients, as well as critically ill small animal and equine patients.

We are looking for true team players with exceptional teamwork and communication skills and who are enthusiastic about working with students, including supporting undergraduate and postgraduate students. We are looking for candidates with a RCVS registrable degree in veterinary science, who hold or are eligible to obtain a European or American diploma in Anaesthesia and Analgesia.

Potential applicants wishing to discuss this position informally are encouraged to contact Prof. Daniel Chan (Head of Department) email dchan@rvc.ac.uk, Prof. Vicky Lipscomb (Clinical Director QMHA) email vlipscomb@rvc.ac.uk, Dr Carolina Palacios Jimenez (Head of Anaesthesia and Analgesia Service) email cjimenez@rvc.ac.uk.

We promote equality of opportunity and diversity within the workplace and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We also support flexible work arrangements and will consider such requests.

Specialist in Veterinary Anaesthesia Print
Monday, 12 April 2021

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 is looking for an American or European Diplomate in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia to join its Anaesthesia team, starting in June 2021 (or soon afterwards).

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, 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 also has an on-site reference laboratory with both in-house clinical pathology and diagnostic histopathology. As part of our on-going drive for excellence, we have 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. 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 and applications from Specialists preferring to work only with small animals will also be considered.

The benefits on offer include an allowance for CPD and study / manuscript writing, long term service holidays, 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 along a team of 6 Anaesthesia Specialists, 2 Clinical Fellows, 4 residents, 4 interns, and 5 anaesthesia nurses, in addition to approximately 40 Specialists in various disciplines (soft tissue surgery, orthopaedics, cardiac surgery, neurology, ophthalmology, internal medicine, emergency and critical care, oncology, cardiology, dermatology, diagnostic imaging, clinical pathology and pathology), working together to achieve clinical excellence.

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

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

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

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