Surgery Internship - Small Animal

Animal Referral Hospital - Brisbane
Job Number: BR1903


  • Work with a leading team of specialists in a dynamic hospital
  • Challenging, supportive and encouraging workplace
  • Excellent remuneration and benefits on offer 

About the hospital

ARH Brisbane is part of a well-established group of specialist and emergency hospital, located at Sinnamon Park in Brisbane’s west. Our purpose-designed, state of the art hospital, offers small animal surgery, internal medicine and surgical and medical oncology services, in conjunction with an after-hours emergency and critical care service. Facilities at our new hospital in Brisbane include digital radiography, ultrasound, endoscopy, arthroscopy, CT and MRI scanners and in house diagnostic laboratory.

About the position

You will work under the guidance of our surgical specialists and more broadly within our team of professional veterinarians and expert nursing staff. You will also have close involvement with our other departments.

Interns are expected to participate in daily rounds and weekly journal club or case presentations. They will be encouraged to complete a published work during their internship and, if eligible, to work towards completion of ANZCVS surgery membership examination. 

What we can offer

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 also be opportunities to work at any of our other sites during the 12 months. Previous ARH interns have continued on to residency positions worldwide. 


Candidates must be eligible for veterinary registration in QLD and have excellent communication skills and work ethic as well as a strong knowledge base on which to build. Clinical experience is desirable but not essential. The position includes 4 weeks annual leave and 1 week study leave. 

The position will commence in April 2019. Applications should include curriculum vitae, a cover 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. Enquiries to Emma Bennett, Practice Manager, or (07)3172-0593. 

Please send applications to quoting the job number BR1902 and addressed to:

Emma Bennett
Practice Manager
Animal Referral Hospital – Brisbane
532 Seventeen Mile Rocks Rd
Sinnamon Park QLD 4073


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