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Lecturer Print
Tuesday, 10 December 2019

University Lecturer / University Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Anaesthesia

Applications are invited for the role of University Lecturer or University Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Anaesthesia, available from 1 March 2020. This is an exciting opportunity for you to provide academic leadership in anaesthesia in the Department, in order to re-invigorate research in anaesthesia through collaboration with colleagues, and to develop new research directions. The individual appointed is expected to achieve and sustain a clear national and international profile in research and in the clinical practices of anaesthesia. The Department has a long history of outstanding research and clinical excellence in anaesthesia: many leading academic anaesthetists undertook their PhD and/or specialist training in the Department, and this post is an exciting opportunity to capitalise on this reputation.

You must be a member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, or hold a veterinary degree qualifying you for membership; be an active Diplomate of the European or American College of Veterinary An[a]esthesia and Analgesia; have a PhD in a relevant area; have undergraduate and postgraduate teaching experience in lecturing and small group teaching; and have a track record in research and publication.

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Anaesthetist Print
Friday, 06 December 2019

Anderson Moores is a busy, multiple-disciplinary, referral-only small animal hospital in Hampshire, UK. We currently accept referrals in soft tissue and orthopedic surgery, internal medicine, oncology, neurology, cardiology, dermatology, diagnostic imaging, anaesthesia, pain management and physiotherapy. Our Specialist clinicians are supported by a team of highly qualified registered veterinary nurses, nursing assistants and interns. We have a varied caseload of unusual and interesting cases and a close-knit enthusiastic team. We continue to expand our clinical services and believe in a collaborative approach to challenging cases with a strong emphasis on quality of care.

We are now seeking an additional anaesthetist to join our friendly and enthusiastic team. They will join a team of four anaesthesia clinicians, including three ECVAA diplomates, one residency-trained anaesthetist and two ECVAA residents.

We strongly support ongoing training and CPD and as a member of our team you will receive a competitive salary and a benefits package which includes private health care, reimbursement of pet insurance and a company pension scheme. Anderson Moores is located in the beautiful Hampshire countryside just outside the historic city of Winchester, which is only 50 minutes from London by train. Southampton airport, the Solent and the New Forest and South Downs national parks are all on our doorstep.

To be considered for this role, candidates must be:
• MRCVS or hold a veterinary degree registrable with the RCVS
• Eligible to work in the United Kingdom
• Be an ECVAA or ACVAA specialist in veterinary anaesthesia or have completed an ECVAA or ACVAA approved anaesthesia residency programme

Please submit your CV and letter of interest, together with the name/contact details of two references to: recruitment@andersonmoores.com. For informal enquiries please contact Karla Borland (karla.borland@andersonmoores.com) or Matt Gurney (Matt.Gurney@andersonmoores.com).

Residency position Print
Wednesday, 04 December 2019

The Royal Veterinary College, University of London, UK, offers three year training programmes that fulfils the credential requirements of the European of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia. All Residents are also registered for a Master's degree in Veterinary Medicine. Residents will be supported by a team of six ECVAA Diplomates, one double ECVAA / ACVAA Diplomate, two experienced staff clinicians and twelve anaesthesia nurses. An anaesthesia service is provided for the full range of disciplines in the Queen Mother Hospital for Animals (QMHA), as well as for the Equine Referral Hospital (ERH) and Farm Animal service. Residents will be able to develop their clinical anaesthesia and analgesia skills allowing them to successfully manage both routine and complex cases in a wide variety of species, as well as becoming adept at coping with complications.

There is a large clinical component to the programme but you will also be involved in student teaching and clinical research. Residents will have the opportunity to spend time with other clinical disciplines within the RVC and you will be expected to develop a thorough knowledge of the natural course and therapeutics of medical and surgical diseases in the practice of veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia.

You will also need to understand the problems encountered in the application of diagnostic techniques such as radiographic procedures, ultrasound scanning and MR imaging, and the influence of anaesthetic methods on these problems.

All applicants must be eligible for full Membership of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS). Non-EU citizens are welcome to apply for the Residency. If English is not your first language, you need to submit your English test results with your application. For the Residency programme, you must attain 7 in IELTS (Academic) with no element below 6.5. Applicants who do not meet the language requirements will not be considered.

CLOSING DATE: Sunday 4th January 2020

INTERVIEW DATE: Tuesday 11th February 2020

if you have any queries about the Anaesthesia programme please contact Dr Kata Veres-Nyeki (kveresnyeki@rvc.ac.uk) or Dr Ludovic Pelligand (lpelligand@rvc.ac.uk).

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Veterinary Anaesthetist Print
Tuesday, 03 December 2019

We are looking for a qualified veterinary anaesthetist to permanently join our growing team at Pride Veterinary Centre. We welcome applications from ECVAA or ACVAA Diplomates and from residency trained veterinary anaesthetists.

If you also happen to be looking for 1 – 2 weeks of locum jobs, we are looking for people to work with us for short covers. Let us know when you are available and we’d be happy to see if we can arrange something.

Our team consists of three Diplomates (two ECVAA and one ACVAA), one residency-trained fellow and two anaesthesia interns. We are a young team and enjoy working together. The department is supported by a team of experienced theatre nurses. We provide a high standard of care through a great working relationship with other departments.

As a clinician you will be involved in the day to day clinical tasks of anaesthetising patients, assisting other departments with analgesia and critical care, and participate in the out of hours rota. We see a wide variety of interesting cases as Pride offers specialist services in anaesthesia and analgesia, medicine, soft tissue and orthopaedic surgery, diagnostic imaging, neurology, (interventional) cardiology, oncology and dermatology. The hospital provides 24/7 veterinary care, supported by a dedicated night team. We work closely with the University of Nottingham and students rotate through our department every week.

We run weekly anaesthesia tutorials and journal clubs, the hospital has a weekly clinical club on many different subjects, frequent M&M rounds and offers regular in-house CPD.

We are located at the edge of Derby city centre with good transport links to major cities via road and rail network. Derby train station is a 5 minute walk from the hospital. East Midlands Airport and Birmingham International Airport offer convenient access to domestic and international destinations. The beautiful Peak District is just around the corner.

What we offer:
-be part of an amazing team
-part-time or full-time contract to provide for a nice work-life balance
-a competitive salary, dependant on experience and qualifications
-a generous CPD package and holidays

We hope to see you soon in Derby!

Informal enquiries can be made to anaesthesia@scarsdalevets.com and you are very welcome to visit us in Derby.

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a cover letter, and contact details for two references. Applications are to be sent through email to recruitment@scarsdalevets.com.

Residency position Print
Friday, 29 November 2019

Alternative Residency Position in Veterinary Anaesthesia & Analgesia

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: 01/04/2020

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. The minimum requirement is 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 at the beginning of the residency is desirable for proper communication with clients and the team, 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 18th of December 2019.

Applications are to be sent through email to Stijn.Schauvliege@UGent.be.

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