Primary Opinion General Practitioner (Veterinarian - Small Animal)
- (HE07) $86,382 to $96,659 plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply
- 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.
- Continuing position available, Monday to Friday (36.75 hours per week)
Do you have a passion to work as a Primary Opinion General Practitioner (Veterinarian – Small Animal) with a supportive team of vets, nurses and students in an accredited veterinary teaching hospital?
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 caseload is varied including wellness services supported by dedicated GP nurses, dentistry, surgery, imaging and medicine cases. There is also access to all imaging modalities including CT and the support of a dedicated radiographer. The CAHC has access to an onsite veterinary diagnostic laboratory enabling direct contact with pathologists for case discussion and best outcomes for patients. As a GP in the primary opinion service (Veterinarian – Small Animal) you will enjoy strong support from a lively group of experienced academic specialists with challenging cases and an opportunity for case discussion daily with input from all staff.
You will also have the opportunity to involve highly motivated final year veterinary students in clinical case management. 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.
As a veterinarian, you are an enthusiastic, and team-oriented with a strong drive to deliver the highest standards of clinical service and care. You have proven experience in first opinion care and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
The Veterinary Health Centre (VHC) is the University of Adelaide’s clinical teaching facility for veterinary students and offers the general public and referring veterinarians a range of first opinion, ambulatory and specialist veterinary services across all animal species. The Companion Animal Health Centre (CAHC), a unit of the VHC, is a leading-edge general practice, emergency and referral care veterinary hospital offering advanced technology, equipment and professional services to treat small companion and native animals of all species. 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.
To be successful you will need:
- Veterinary qualification with eligibility to be registered as a veterinarian in South Australia along with a minimum of 2 years veterinary experience in first opinion 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 for 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.
- Demonstrated organisational skills with proven ability to effectively prioritise work and balance competing deadlines to achieve accurate, high quality work outcomes.
Enjoy an outstanding career environment
The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.
It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.
Our core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.
In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.
Learn more at: adelaide.edu.au/jobs
Your faculty's broader role
The Faculty of Sciences is a multidisciplinary hub of cutting-edge teaching and research in: agriculture; food and wine; animal and veterinary sciences; biological sciences; and physical sciences. It develops future science leaders, and actively partners with innovative industries to solve scientific problems of global significance.
Learn more at: sciences.adelaide.edu.au
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Please ensure you address and upload your responses to all of the selection criteria, found in the position description. Applications close 11:55pm, 1 March 2020.
For further information
For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:
Commercial Operations Support
P: +61 (8) 831 31930
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HR Coordinator, Faculty of Sciences
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.