Location The School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences provides world-class, outcome-based education and training of animal and veterinary scientists in a research environment. Based at the Roseworthy Campus, 50km north of the Adelaide CBD and minutes from Gawler, the school is situated on a 1600 ha property that includes a working farm, full service Veterinary Health Centre teaching clinics, and a range of general purpose and specialist teaching and research facilities. The School offers three academic programs: Animal Science, Veterinary Bioscience and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM).
The Clinic The Veterinary Health Centre (VHC) is the School’s clinical teaching facility which operates on a commercial basis, offering a range of first opinion, ambulatory and specialist veterinary services across all animal species to the general public and referring veterinarians. As a unit of VHC, the Equine Health and Performance Centre (EHPC) is a state-of-the-art primary practice and referral care veterinary clinic offering the latest technology, equipment and professional services to the horse-owning community. The EHPC offers high quality first opinion, referral and 24/7 emergency and critical care veterinary services to the public, including a day and afterhours ambulatory (on site) service, and provides a clinical training environment for final year veterinary students working under the close supervision of experienced veterinary surgeons, nurses and support staff.
The Role Reporting to the service lead, the veterinary clinician provides a range of high quality equine veterinary services to the local community including general care and preventative health services. Working as part of a clinical team you will have the opportunity to provide emergency after hours services on weeknights and weekends. First opinion veterinarians can internally refer to specialist in surgery, internal medicine, Therio and anaesthesia with the opportunity to work together offering the best in patient care. Nursing staff are trained to support veterinarians in general, emergency and critical care cases. The centre also provides a clinical training environment for final year veterinary students and interns working under the close supervision of experienced veterinary surgeons and support staff demonstrating the highest standard of clinical and professional behaviour.
About You An enthusiastic, team-oriented person with a passion for delivering the highest standards of veterinary service and care, you have proven experience as a clinician in a busy practice environment. You are able to work in high pressure situations, have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and are motivated to mentor the generation of vets by imparting knowledge and modelling the highest standards of professional behavior.
Salary and Benefits
Salary: (HEO7) $85,105 - $95,231 per annum plus 17% superannuation contribution and on-call shift allowances.
On campus free parking
Staff discounts for veterinary service and products
Private medical insurance discounts (BUPA)
Cafeteria on site
Library access, digital on line resources
Counseling support services (employment assistant program)
Discounts for University continuing education courses
On site gym, sporting facilities and swimming pool
Visa sponsorship and relocation package available for the right candidate.
Term of position: This continuing position is available immediately.
To be successful you should have:
Veterinary qualification with eligibility to be registered as a veterinarian in South Australia
Proven veterinary experience in Equine first opinion practice and emergency care
Demonstrated high level of professionalism including outstanding interpersonal skills to work effectively with a diverse range of clients and as a member of a team
Demonstrated enthusiasm and proven experience in assisting and supporting teaching activities and 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 work outcomes
Experience in working with students. (Desirable)
Please go to http://careers.adelaide.edu.au/cw/en/job/498675/veterinary-clinician-equine for further information and to apply.
Closing date: 17 June 2018
The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.
About The University of Adelaide
The University of Adelaide (informally Adelaide University) is a public university located in Adelaide, South Australia. Established in 1874, it is the third-oldest university in Australia. The university's main campus is located on North Terrace in the Adelaide city centre, adjacent to the Art Gallery of South Australia, the South Australian Museum and the State Library of South Australia.