Residency in Veterinary Ophthalmology

Animal Eye Care is looking for an experienced Veterinarian who has demonstrated an interest in Ophthalmology to join our existing team. This person must be eligible for registration in Victoria, and ideally has Membership of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists.  

This is a training Opportunity – as a Resident in Veterinary Ophthalmology of the ANZCVS. Subject to satisfactory progression the successful candidate will be required to attend the ACVO/ECVO Basic Sciences course in the USA, and to attend and present at International and Australian Ophthalmology meetings. The candidate will be expected to complete Ophthalmology Fellowship Training and Examination leading to Veterinary Specialist Registration. Interest in a long term association with Animal Eye Care is required.

Animal Eye Care is a 2 specialist ophthalmology-only-practice based in Melbourne.  We have 2 residents and due to increasing demand we are now looking for a third resident.

We have a weekly journal club including exam question preparation with residents from 2 other practices and an overseas based ACVO diplomate.  We are based in a dedicated ophthalmology-only-practice building in East Malvern in the leafy suburbs of Melbourne, Australia.

Animal Eye Care runs a busy referral based ophthalmology practice, with a high medical and surgical case load. We also see a number of birds, exotics and horses.

We have a dedicated, highly trained and motivated nursing team that provide an integral contribution to the practice. We are high end users of Animal Intelligence Software which has been designed for referral practice allowing us to be very efficient with client communication and referral letters back to the vets.

Specialized equipment- state of the art and up to date equipment and techniques are used to provide the very best services to our clients and their pets. We have the latest models of equipment eg Kowa SL 19 slit lamps, Abbott- AMO WhiteStar Phaco machine with Fusion Fluidics, Leica F40 operating microscope and a dedicated Ultrasound machine.

Animal Eye Care provides a supportive workplace with an emphasis on work-life balance. The clinic is closed for routine cases on weekends and public holidays. However participation in the emergency afterhours roster is required.

A generous residency package is offered.

For further information

Contact Robin Stanley

Phone (+61) 03 9563 6488

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