12 month Small Animal Surgery Internship

Sunshine Coast: North Coast Veterinary Specialist and Emergency Centre

About NCVS:

North Coast Veterinary Specialist is the only full multidisciplinary referral centre in the beautiful sunshine coast. With a brand-new purpose built hospital and 24/7 fully staffed emergency and critical care services opening in September 2020. We provide a complete range of clinical services including internal medicine, surgery, ophthalmology and 24-hour emergency and critical care services. We have regular visiting dermatology and cardiology services as well. The hospital is located on Sunshine coast of SEQ with the world’s most beautiful beaches at your doorstep and the perfect weather all year round.


We have an exciting opportunity for a vet with a keen interest in surgery, who wants to advance their skills and knowledge in orthopaedic, neurology, soft tissue, oncology and reconstructive surgeries.

The successful applicant will be required to assist in our day-to-day referral surgical cases. This position is a structured learning opportunity and will allow access to a varied case load with the support of highly qualified professionals. The hospital is staffed with specialist, registrars, residents and interns in surgery.

This is a fixed term 12month internship and exclusively surgical, although willingness to assist and integrate with other departments of the hospital would be expected.

You will have opportunities to actively participate in journal clubs, textbook chapter readings, daily case discussions and literature reviews.

We will encourage and provide support for ANZCVS membership examinations if not already enrolled.

Competitive remuneration including 4 weeks of annual leave and 1 week of study leave.

About you:

We are looking for a someone who can work independently with a reliable, adaptable, and proactive attitude.

Ideal applicant will have:

  • Strong work ethic and commitment to culture.
  • Be a team player
  • Keen interest in developing knowledge and skills in surgery
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to liaise with different levels within the hospital
  • Problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Have a flexible approach to issues

To be considered for this position, you will have:

  • Current registration with the Queensland Veterinary Surgeons Board.
  • 2 years of general practice experience or completed a rotating internship, however the right applicant may still be considered without this experience.

If you are interested in the prospect of working with a great team with plenty of support at all with excellent facilities, do not miss this opportunity. Application deadline 8th October 2021.

Applications or to discuss the position further contact Dr Nima Nakahara (nimanakahara@ncvs.net.au) or phone 07 5453 7555.

See https://ncvs.net.au/ and https://www.facebook.com/northcoastvetspecialist/


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