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Anaesthesia Intern Print
Wednesday, 18 April 2018

The Animal Health Trust is a registered Charity dedicated to the improvement of animal health and welfare through veterinary research, together with high quality clinical services and a commitment to education. The Trust comprises of the Centre for Small Animal Studies, Centre for Equine Studies and Centre for Preventive Medicine.

The anaesthesia team is composed of six clinicians in veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia, two residents, two nurses and two interns. We provide a 24-hour anaesthesia, analgesia and critical care service in the small animal and equine hospitals at the AHT. We support specialist teams in dermatology, diagnostic imaging, neurology, oncology, small animal ophthalmology, internal medicine, soft tissue surgery and small animal and equine orthopaedics.

The successful candidate will be a graduated veterinarian and MRCVS who has either completed a one-year general internship or equivalent practice experience and has achieved an IELTS score of 6.5 or more. The role will provide training in small animal anaesthesia, analgesia and intensive care. The successful post holder will be required to assist with the clinical anaesthetic and intensive care caseload including participation in the out of hours rota. Involvement in clinical research would be encouraged. Accommodation is not included.

For further information please contact Colette Jolliffe, Head of Anaesthesia, email colette.jolliffe@aht.org.uk, or alternatively telephone +44 1638 552700.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please forward your CV and covering letter, stating why you are interested in this role to recruitment@aht.org.uk.

Closing Date: 16th May 2017
Interviews: June 2017

Resident in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia Print
Monday, 16 April 2018

University College Dublin, Ireland invites applications for the position of Resident in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia to commence July 2018.

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

  • To gain clinical training in veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia in an ECVAA approved residency programme
  • To obtain a professional doctorate (Doctor of Veterinary Medical Specialisation)
  • 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). The successful applicant will 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 an internship or its equivalent demonstrating broad training and experience in anaesthesia and/or supporting disciplines as dictated by the European College of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia.

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

Mandatory Selection Criteria

  • A veterinary qualification eligible for registration with the Veterinary Council of Ireland (www.vci.ie).
  • Completion of a period of 1 - 1.5 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 Credentials and Education Committee.
  • Demonstration of a clear interest in obtaining a further qualification in anaesthesia and analgesia.
  • Demonstration of an interest in gaining the UCD Professional Doctorate.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in a team.
  • Proficient speaking and writing skills in the English language.
  • Motivation to succeed.

Desirable Selection Criteria:

  • 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.

All enquiries to:
Dr Lynne Hughes, Associate Professor in Veterinary Anaesthesia
Email address: lynne.hughes@ucd.ie

Closing date: 13:00 on Tuesday 8th May 2018

Veterinary Anesthesiologist Print
Thursday, 12 April 2018

Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences
Western College of Veterinary Medicine
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

The Western College of Veterinary Medicine offers two permanent, full-time, clinical appointments in Veterinary Anesthesia commencing June 1, 2018 and July 1, 2018, or when acceptable candidates are available. Candidates will be responsible for anesthesia clinical case management of large, small and exotic animals as well as the clinical instruction and supervision of final year veterinary students during the anesthesia clinical rotation. The successful candidate will not be expected to participate in didactic teaching, but will participate in the laboratory instruction of veterinary students. After hours duties will be shared with other clinicians in the anesthesia section on a shiftwork basis.

Typical Duties/Accountabilities:

  • Play a leadership role in mentoring and providing professional development opportunities, experience, assessment and training for veterinary technicians, veterinary students and postgraduate veterinarians.
  • Provision of quality veterinary anesthesia and associated care to client-owned, teaching, and research animals.
  • Excellence in patient management in an acute care setting consistent with a referral teaching institution.
  • Management/organization of the service in partnership with faculty members, colleagues and anesthesia technicians and dedication to the development and growth of all facets of the Anesthesia service.
  • After-hours duties will be shared with other clinical associates and residents in the service through a structured, self-managed, flexible work plan.

Candidates must have a DVM degree (or equivalent). Candidates must be a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Anesthesiology and Analgesia or the European College of Veterinary Anesthesiology and Analgesia or have credentials acceptable to these bodies at the time of hire. Experience with clinical teaching is desirable.

The current salary range is $79,448 to $132,331 (Specialist/Professional Phase 3) per annum for an individual with ACVAA or ECVAA board certification. If a qualified candidate with Board certification cannot be found, the successful candidate will be initially hired at the Phase 2 level (Salary Range $62,850 to $98,205 per annum) and will be upgraded to Phase 3 upon obtaining the required qualifications. This position comes with a comprehensive benefits package which includes pension plan, life insurance (compulsory and voluntary),sick leave, travel insurance, death benefit, dental plan, extended health and vision care plan, employee assistance program and flexible health and wellness spending program. The successful candidate will be eligible for participation in the Clinical Earnings Supplement of the W.C.V.M. for after-hours work. Licensing fees for the province of Saskatchewan will be covered.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

View careers.usask.ca for complete job advertisements.

Anaesthesia Intern Print
Wednesday, 11 April 2018

Anderson Moores

Reporting to: Head of Anaesthesia
Term: 1 year fixed term
Hours: Full time, plus participation in the ‘out of hours’ rota (one in three rota)
Internship start date: 2nd July 2018

We have just opened a new Anaesthesia Intern position for 1 year. We have two Boarded Anaesthetists and a third one who has completed the European residency. This is a busy, multi-disciplinary, referral-only small animal hospital in Hampshire, UK. We have a varied caseload of unusual and challenging cases and a close knit enthusiastic team. We continue to expand our clinical services and believe in a team approach to challenging cases.

We accept referrals in soft tissue and orthopaedic surgery, internal medicine, oncology, neurology, cardiology, dermatology, diagnostic imaging, anaesthesiology and physiotherapy. Our Specialist Clinicians are supported by a team of highly qualified registered veterinary nurses, nursing assistants and interns. We have two nurses with VTS Anaesthesia qualifications and many of our nurses have advanced qualifications.

The Anaesthesia Intern will work under the supervision of the Anaesthetists and will be involved in the pre-anaesthetic assessments, anaesthesia induction and recovery, management of critical or high risk anaesthesia, sedation for non-invasive procedures, loco-regional anaesthetic techniques, long and short term analgesia management and assisting clinicians with critical cases in wards where necessary. We also run a pain clinic and the Intern will have the opportunity to join the Anaesthetist in some of these consults. This internship will be ideally suited for someone with previous general practice experience and also some experience in anaesthesia, and with an interest in pursuing a Residency in Anaesthesia and Analgesia.

Anderson Moores is located in a rural setting but close to national and international transport links (Heathrow, Southampton and Bournemouth airports, direct train links to London and the Midlands) and easy access to the south coast for recreational activities.

Candidates must be:
- MRCVS or hold a veterinary degree registrable with the RCVS
- Eligible to work in the United Kingdom.

For an informal and confidential enquiry as well as for applications, please contact Human Resources hr@andersonmoores.com. Please, submit your CV together with a short covering letter and the name and contact details of 2 references.

Deadline for applications: 8th May 2018
Interviewing: Week commencing 14th May 2018

Internship in small animal veterinary anaesthesia Print
Thursday, 22 March 2018

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, the Netherlands

Job description:

We are looking for an enthusiastic intern to join our friendly and dynamic small animal anaesthesia team. Currently, the team consists of an ECVAA diplomate, one board eligible anaesthetist, one senior anaesthetist, one ECVAA resident, 2 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.

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 can be done in English). Participation in an out-of-hours anaesthesia service will be part of the duties, with good back up provided during the first period 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.

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 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 June 2018, 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 application 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 Drs Marieke de Vries (adevries2@uu.nl) or Ms Drs Jiske l’ Ami (j.j.lami@uu.nl). Letters of motivation and CV can be send to Marieke de Vries (a.devries2@uu.nl).

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