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Anaesthesia Internship Print
Monday, 20 May 2019

School of Veterinary Science
Palmerston North

As an Anaesthesia Intern, you will be based in the anaesthesia department at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH) and the Massey University Pet Emergency Centre (MUPEC). The experienced anaesthesia service works out of a dedicated anaesthesia suite and provides anaesthesia services to companion animal, equine and, on occasion production animal and wildlife animals.

Highly qualified anaesthesia Technicians and Clinicians are available for case discussion. On-call duties will be rostered across night and weekend shifts, so your ability and willingness to work overnight shifts, weekends and public holidays is essential. You will have ample back-up provided by experienced staff Anaesthetists, either in-person or by telephone.

You should be excited by veterinary medicine and passionate about veterinary education, in particular within veterinary anaesthesia. You should also be enthusiastic, motivated, organised, service-orientated, have a passion for education and possess excellent communication skills.

This position will provide the successful candidate with an introduction to a research career under the guidance of specialist veterinarians. The Anaesthesia Internship is a full-time one year fixed-term position, with a commencement date of ASAP (the start date could be negotiable).

For further details on the position, please contact Dr. Hiroki Sano, BVSc, DACVAA on

Closing date: 20 June 2019
Reference number: CS_SVS_257_05/19

For further information and to apply online, visit:

Alternative Residency Position in Veterinary Anaesthesia & Analgesia Print
Saturday, 11 May 2019

The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at Ghent University offers a position for an alternative resident in veterinary Anaesthesia & Analgesia (Supervisor: Stijn Schauvliege, Dip. ECVAA).

Start: 01.10.2019

The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at Ghent University is an academic teaching institution with well-equipped facilities for research and animal care. The Animal Hospital and University has a high case load in both small and large animals, board certified specialists in various disciplines, state-of-the-art equipment and high quality supporting services.

The residency position is a 3 years (optional 4th year) programme designed to provide advanced clinical training in veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia. It is supported by an EBVS® European Specialist in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia. This programme should permit the resident to achieve the requirements established by the European College of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia (ECVAA), for board certification. Upon completion of the programme, the resident is expected to study towards the European Diploma in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia.

A major portion of the residency will be spent on clinical rotations to perform anaesthesia of, and provide analgesia to, large animals (including emergency duties) on site. Activity in small animals will be performed during externships at recognized ECVAA training centres. Daily rounds and regular journal clubs, as well as seminars and clinical conferences will be part of the programme. The resident will also be involved in clinical teaching of students and interns. The resident is further expected to produce at least two original papers and submit these to a refereed journal prior to completion of the residency. To achieve the ECVAA requirements for board certification, two additional case reports will have to be written before the end of the residency. Personal development time is provided for this and to study for the ECVAA examination.

Applicants are expected to have substantial experience in clinical veterinary medicine, preferentially in both large and small animals. This can be e.g. a successfully completed rotating internship of at least 12 months duration or an equivalent experience, before the scheduled start of the residency. A special interest in and knowledge of basic physics and physiology are an advantage. Further, candidates are expected to function well in a team. They need to have good knowledge of English to pass the certifying exam. Knowledge of Dutch and French are desirable for proper communication with clients and the team at the beginning of the residency, though not essential.

Applications should include
• Letter of intent
• Curriculum vitae
• Veterinary licensing documentation
• Certificates (internship diploma, exam transcripts)
• Two letters of recommendation

In principle there is no reimbursement of expenses generated by a possible interview of the candidate.

Appointments will be made for 12 months, with annual renewal based on satisfactory completion of the previous year.

The deadline for application is the 1st of June 2019

Applications are to be sent through email to

CONSULTANT in Small Animal Anaesthesia and Analgesia Print
Tuesday, 07 May 2019

Southfields Veterinary Specialists are currently recruiting a Consultant in anaesthesia and analgesia who is board-certified (ECVAA/ACVAA or RCVS Specialist status), or residency-trained, who will support and build upon the existing teams in providing exceptional care to our patients.

A full-time position is based on a 4-day working week as we believe in providing a good work-life balance as well as a friendly working atmosphere.

You will be committed to provide high standards of care to both our patients and referring veterinary surgeons. Our referral-only practice is complimented by an excellent team and provides the opportunity to concentrate on your clinical caseload in a pleasant and supportive atmosphere. The anaesthesia team consists of one consultant, one anaesthesia nurse and one anaesthesia intern, rotating nurses and rotating interns.

We are looking to meet individuals who are dedicated to clinical excellence, as well as working as part of a team. Candidates will have to be members of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, or be eligible for registration.

Our newly refurbished facilities and equipment provide an exceptional working environment. This includes new discipline dedicated theatre suites with state-of-the-art equipment, CT/MRI, new wards and examination areas.

We are a referral centre with a growing team of specialists in Neurology, Oncology, Internal Medicine, Emergency and Critical Care, Soft Tissue Surgery, Orthopaedics, Dermatology, Anaesthesia and Cardiology. It’s a very exciting time to become part of the expanding team!

Southfields is the new name in referral services. 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 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.

Excellent location - only 30 minutes by train from central London and 30 minutes from Stansted airport, within easy reach of the beautiful Essex countryside and we are extremely well positioned for international travel links by air and train.

Joining us will allow you to work within an exceptional team and develop both your career and our service as we strive towards excellence.

For an informal discussion, please contact:
Henry L’Eplattenier – Clinical Director:
Daniel Hogan – Operations Manager:

Senior Lecturer/Reader in Anaesthesia Print
Friday, 03 May 2019

Job number ACAD103970
Division/School - Bristol Medical School
Contract type - Open Ended
Working pattern - Full time
Competitive salary plus attractive benefits package
Closing date for applications 23-May-2019

We are looking for an experienced and independent intermediate clinical academic in Veterinary Anaesthesia with advanced expertise in large animal research (pig/sheep) as shown by a current research portfolio and clinical log-book. The post will be 100% based at the new state of the art Translational Biomedical Research Centre (TBRC), at the University of Bristol (

TBRC is a unique advanced research facility operating under the One Health concept at Home Office, Clinical, and GLPMA standards, with an academic national network of >150 PIs. There are >15 ongoing translational research projects developing and testing new drugs, stem cells and biomedical devices in any clinical areas. The new facility, conceived as a Research Hospital, has a strong pipeline of awarded grants with senior PIs form top UK and EU Institutions providing the post holder with a unique biomedical network with which to interact and collaborate.

As clinical lead you will provide day to day clinical academic anaesthetic leadership for the TBRC. This is an outstanding opportunity to develop and lead the anaesthetic research area with new projects as appropriate to the post holder ongoing research plan. As clinical lead of a state of the art facility you will be required to undertake GLP related roles, working closely with industry to pave the way for new treatments and discoveries to address illness in humans and animals.

This is a senior position with salary negotiable in line with national expectations for this kind of leadership role, and an excellent work life balance.

For an informal conversation please contact

We appreciate and value difference, seeking to attract, develop and retain a diverse mix of talented people that will contribute to the overall success of Bristol and help maintain our position as one of the world’s leading universities.

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Clinician in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia Print
Thursday, 04 April 2019

We invite applications from an enthusiastic and experienced anaesthetist to join the anaesthesia teams of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at Ghent University and the Orsi Academy in Melle. This 50/50 position allows candidates to apply their clinical and teaching skills, while at the same time having the unique ability to be exposed to state-of-the-art (molecular) imaging and surgical technologies e.g. robotic surgery.

Ghent University: You will be expected to take an active role in the small animal anaesthesia team of Ghent University (50%). Currently, the team consists of three senior anaesthetists (two of these are eligible for specialty board examination (ECVAA)), one junior anaesthetist, two ECVAA residents, one intern and support staff. Although functionally separate units, there is a close collaboration between the Small Animal and Equine Anaesthesia Department, where an ECVAA Diplomate is employed. The small animal anaesthesia team is responsible for the sedation, anaesthesia and analgesia of orthopaedic, soft tissue, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, internal medicine, interventional cardiology, stomatology and critical care patients. Our varied caseload also includes patients presented for imaging using MRI, CT and scintigraphy. The majority of our patients are canine and feline. More information about the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine can be found at

Orsi Academy is an inclusive surgical training centre that provides top-level education and facilitates the translation of new biomedical technologies. You will be expected to take an active role in the training centre (50%). The training workshops at Orsi academy allow surgeons to acquire the skills needed to perform precision surgery in (human) patient care safely and effectively. Training activities have a highly international character and training is offered in an ever expanding set of surgical interventions, including robot-assisted surgery, laparoscopy, cat lab technology… In addition to training, the Orsi team is increasingly focusing on catalysing innovation activities and to provide a translational stepping stone for its academic and industrial partners. F.e. innovative image guidance techniques such as fluorescence guided surgery and augmented-/virtual-reality displays are being evaluated in a real-life surgical setting. More information about our ORSI Academy can be found on

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