Small Animal Vet Surgeon Job, Marlborough, New Zealand - Marlborough - South Island

Up to $120K + DOE - Small - Vet Surgeon
Ref: 4333 Date Posted: Monday 30 Aug 2021
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Type of Work: Small Animal Senior Vet Surgeon, Permanent, Full-time. 

Job Details: This is a full-time role for a senior small animal clinician within a mixed practice. You will work 8-hour shifts Monday to Friday and be part of a 1 in 4 after hours rota. This is shared with a neighbouring clinic and currently equates to one full weekend on call in 4 and one weeknight on call per week. After hours work is fully and generously remunerated. Expansion of the existing team is planned, and this will mean reduced OOH commitments moving forward. CPD will be expected, actively encouraged, and supported.

Current staffing structure includes a dedicated practice manager, senior farm animal clinician/ team leader, senior equine clinician/ team leader and small animal clinical team leader. Head nurse plus 3 additional nurses. Additional qualified nursing positions are currently being advertised. Dedicated reception team. Equipment is being reviewed and updated and currently includes CR digital x-ray, MyLabOne Ultrasound, iM3 dental machine, in house lab idexx machine, fluid pumps and basic GA monitoring.

Marlborough offers a fantastic environment with great access to outdoor activities and sports clubs, a safe community with lots of facilities for young families and good schooling options.

About you:

  • Veterinary Degree recognised within NZ (sponsorship considered for the right overseas applicant)
  • At least 3-5 years relevant clinical experience
  • Proven area of extended study towards membership exams or equivalent
  • Competency with diagnostic imaging and interpretation including ultrasound
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team and independently
  • Good computer skills

​Must be registered or be eligible for veterinary registration in New Zealand.

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