18 month Small Animal Surgery Internship

The Animal Referral Hospital - Homebush
Job Number: HB1909

The Animal Referral Hospital (ARH) is a well-established referral-only small animal hospital. It offers a wide range of specialist services and provides 24-hour emergency and critical care through its facilities in Homebush, Baulkham Hills, Gosford and Canberra. The ARH Homebush is offering a surgical internship commencing March-April 2019. 

Small Animal Surgery Internship 

The intern will work with our team of five surgeons including Small Animal Surgery Specialists, Senior Surgical Registrars, and Surgical Resident. They will also have close involvement with our other departments (medicine, oncology, dentistry, ophthalmology, exotics, imaging, physiotherapy and animal behaviour). He/she will assist in surgical procedures and be closely involved in the assessment, diagnosis and post operative care of a diverse variety of challenging surgical cases. The successful applicant will also spend time working within the emergency/critical care department as a primary accession clinician. Facilities at the hospital include radiology, endoscopy, fluoroscopy, ultrasound, ECG, in house lab facilities, on site CT and MRI (Sydney practice). Radiation therapy is also available. 

Interns are expected to participate in daily rounds, regular inter-practice journal club meetings and case presentations. They will be encouraged to complete a published work during their internship and will be supported in the completion of ANZCVS surgery membership examination. 

This internship offers an outstanding opportunity for a highly motivated, hardworking, experienced and professional individual to work and learn in a busy and friendly referral hospital. There may be opportunities to work at any of our other sites during the 18 months. Candidates must be eligible for veterinary registration in NSW, have at least 1 year of clinical experience, excellent communication skills and a strong knowledge base on which to build. The position includes 4 weeks annual leave and 1 week study leave.  Applicants must be eligible to work in Australia. 

To apply, please send your updated CV to recruitment@arhvets.com. Your application should include a letter stating the reasons for seeking the internship and the name and contact details of three referees with at least one from an academic and one from a practice/clinical background. Please quote job number ‘HB1909’ in the subject of your email. 

Kathy Ikonomidis
Group HR Manager
The Animal Referral Hospital
250 Parramatta Rd
Homebush NSW 2140
E: recruitment@arhvets.com
P: 02 9758 8666

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