Small Animal Associate Vet Surgeon Job, Victoria, Australia - Victoria

$80,000 – $110,000, DOE - Small - Veterinarian
Ref: 10029 Date Posted: Wednesday 28 Sep 2022
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Salary: $80,000 – $110,000, DOE


  • Paid AVA membership and VSB registration
  • Paid parental leave
  • 5 days of paid volunteer leave

Type of Work: Small Animal Associate Veterinarian, Permanent full-time

Job Details: Our client in Victoria are looking for a Companion Animal Veterinarian to join their team. In this companion animal clinic you will experience a supportive and team focused work environment where you can hone your companion animal skills and be supported to develop your area of special interest.

Position Description:

  • Undertake consultations for companion animal clients, including afterhours emergency calls
  • Foster and maintain excellent client relations, dealing with client enquiries willingly and in a timely manner both over the phone and face to face
  • Perform companion animal procedures, including but not limited to routine and non-routine consultations and surgery and be prepared to learn and assist with more complicated procedures
  • Awareness of the scope of your experience and the point at which additional help and expertise is required
  • Maintain and continue to strive for excellence in practice through continuing professional development
  • Conducts professional work at all times involving considerable independence of approach
  • Prescribe and administer medications and anesthesia
  • Perform radiographic procedures
  • Perform pathological testing in accordance with infection control protocols
  • Perform surgical autopsy and euthanasia as required
  • Communicate diagnosis and treatment plans to clients
  • Perform on call duties as required
  • Provide animal care, food and water as required
  • Meet animal health regulatory and legislative requirements

This is a full-time permanent position and they would like someone who is a like-minded Vet with good communication skills.

Essential Criteria:

  • Registration with state Veterinary Practitioners’ Board
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science or equivalent degree
  • A minimum of two years’ post graduate veterinary experience
  • Current and valid Driver’s license
  • Demonstrated ability to focus on customer needs
  • Ability to work as a team and independently with all members of staff
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills including the ability to clearly communicate with staff and clients alike.
  • Time management with regard to both punctuality and the ability to complete tasks within the required timeframe
  • Maintain a high standard of presentation, taking pride in one’s personal appearance and the clinic itself.
  • Sound knowledge of health and safety obligations and demonstrated skills in safe operation of equipment relevant to a companion animal practice


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