Junior Emergency Veterinarian

The Animal Referral Hospital - Essendon Fields
Job Number: ES2067


Are you interested in becoming an ECC veterinarian? Not quite sure the best place to start? The Animal Referral Hospital is pleased to offer a position for a Junior Emergency Vet to join our team. The position would suit an energetic, motivated veterinarian with a minimum of   1-3 years clinical experience, who is interested in learning more about emergency and critical care. 

We believe our team is our best asset. Under the mentorship of our ECC specialist and 6 other senior emergency vets who have achieved MANZCVS, PG Cert and/or residency training, the junior ECC vet program includes rotation through daytime, night-time, evening and weekend shifts.  Five weeks annual leave, 1-week paid study leave, and a salary above the award is offered. Regular case discussion, morning specialist rounds, in-house tutorials and daily interactions with specialists in all departments at our hospital will enhance the learning experience during your time with us. 

Desirable attributes for this position: 

  • Willingness to work hard and ask questions
  • Interest in presenting at ANZCVS Science week or another conference,
  • Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, pet owners and referring veterinarians
  • A genuine enjoyment of helping people and their pets 

The option to have the enrollment fee for the Graduate Diploma in Emergency and Critical Care included in your salary is also available for the successful applicant (see https://study.unimelb.edu.au/find/courses/graduate/graduate-certificate-in-small-animal-emergency-and-critical-care/

For further enquiries please contact Dr Merrin Hicks FANZCVS (m.hicks@arhvets.com) or phone +61 3 9379-0700. To apply, please send your updated cover letter (including contact details of 3 referees) and resume to recruitment.eands@gxltd.com.au quoting job number ‘ES2067’. 

Please note - due to some sole charge work, this position is not suited to new graduate veterinarians.

Merrin Hicks
Animal Referral Hospital – Essendon Fields
72 Hargrave Avenue
Essendon Fields VIC 3040


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