Veterinary Clinician in Emergency and Critical Care

Do you have a passion to work as part of an Emergency and Critical Care team with a supportive group of vets, nurses and students in an accredited veterinary teaching hospital?
(HE07) $86,382 to $96,659 plus an employer contribution of 17 superannuation applies.
In addition, shift work allowances will apply for working through a 24/7 roster. Indicative amount between $25,000 to $28,000 per annum for current roster depending on actual shifts worked.
Continuing position available immediately.

5 weeks of annual leave per annum

Further study and continuing professional development activities are encouraged and supported with time off and up to $3,000 per annum available towards approved activities

The Companion Animal Health Centre (CAHC) is located on the University of Adelaide’s Roseworthy Campus surrounded by great lifestyle opportunities including the Barossa Valley, beaches, sporting activities, benchmark schools and shopping facilities. 

The ECC team works through a 24/7 roster to provide emergency and critical care services for a dynamic, varied and growing caseload of small animal patients. In addition to high quality radiographic and ultrasound imaging, the CAHC has on site CT, the support of a dedicated radiographer, and access to an external MRI facility. An onsite veterinary diagnostic laboratory enables direct contact with pathologists for case discussion and best outcomes for patients. As part of the ECC team you will enjoy the strong support of a lively group of experienced academic specialists for managing challenging cases, and case discussion daily with input from all staff. 

The CAHC provides a clinical training environment for final year veterinary students working under the close supervision of experienced veterinary surgeons, nurses and support staff. You will have the opportunity to involve highly motivated final year veterinary students in clinical case management and by providing students with additional learning opportunities where appropriate, and demonstrating the highest standard of clinical and professional behaviour, you will be making an important contribution to the clinical education of the next generation of veterinarians. 

To be successful you will need:

  • Veterinary qualification with eligibility to be registered as a veterinarian in South Australia.
  • Demonstrated veterinary experience in first opinion or emergency services.
  • Demonstrated high level communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to work effectively with a diverse range of clients and team members.
  • Demonstrated enthusiasm and experience in assisting, teaching or mentoring others.
  • Demonstrated high level written communication skills, including the ability to keep detailed, accurate medical records and write professional referral letters and client correspondence.

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Click on the link below for a copy of the selection criteria and to apply:

Please ensure you address and upload your responses to all of the selection criteria, found in the position description.

Applications close 11:55pm, Monday, 9 March 2020 (ACDT).

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Diane Whatling
Commercial Operations Support
P: +61 (8) 831 31930

For a confidential discussion regarding the recruitment process for this position, contact:

Michelle Carter
HR Coordinator
P: +61 (8) 831 39271

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.


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