Small Animal Surgeon - Full Time Position

WAVES (Western Australian Veterinary Emergency & Specialty), Perth, Australia

WAVES (Western Australian Veterinary Emergency & Specialty) is currently seeking a qualified small animal surgeon (ECVS, ACVS, FANZCVS) or residency-trained surgeon to join and further promote our surgery group. 

This is a full time position based on a 4-day working week. You would be working alongside an experienced board certified surgeon and will be supported in 2021 by a 3rd year surgical resident and an intern, as well as our awesome nursing and administration staff. 

WAVES is a multi-discipline hospital and believes in a team orientated approach to patient care with close interaction between our other specialties in Anaesthesia, Emergency and Critical Care, Internal Medicine, Dermatology and Radiology. Our ECC clinic provides 24/7 support and care for our patients so that we can sleep well at night knowing that they are being well looked after. 

The facility boasts five fully fitted sterile operating theatres as well as an interventional suite. We have on-site 1.5T MRI, 16 slice CT, two C-arms, two digital radiography suites, endoscopic units etc. If ortho is your thing, we have multiple locking plate systems, Imex linear and circular fixation systems, intraoperative fluoro, HD arthroscopy, biomedtrix universal/micro/nano THR, Kyon PGR, Arthrex synacart etc. If you are soft tissue orientated, we have multiple ligasure units, 3.5 mm and 5mm laparoscopic sets, a CUSA ultrasonic aspirator, CO2 laser, Zeiss operating microscope and more. 

Our hospital is located in Perth, on the west coast of Australia. Perth is an amazingly modern and beautiful city. The life style is relaxed with beautiful beaches, the wonderful waterways of the Swan River, fantastic wineries and other getaways within a short drive of the city, as well as a climate to envy. And we have had no community transmission of COVID in more than 4 months!!! 

You must have a primary veterinary degree registrable in Australia and completion of examinations that would allow specialist registration in Australia is desirable. Just as importantly, you must have a personal drive for clinical excellence and be dedicated to providing awesome care for both your patients and your hospital team. 

Joining WAVES will give you the opportunity to constantly grow and shine as a surgeon in a supportive environment. All enquiries should be directed to Aaron Moles at


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