Staff Veterinarian, rotational internship with UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY

  • 13-month full-time term, located on the Camperdown campus at the School of Veterinary Science, ranked #2 in the Southern Hemisphere and #22 in the world
  • Exciting internship opportunity to provide best practices in veterinary care
  • Base salary HEO 5 (38 hours), $86,548 pa + 17% superannuation

About the Opportunity

The Staff Veterinarian – Work-study internship The position works within the Sydney School of Veterinary Science, which offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs in veterinary and allied disciplines. The role will operate within the school’s teaching hospital in Camperdown. The teaching hospital provides a clinical learning experience for veterinary students and staff engaged in professional training programs, in addition to being a commercial center and providing a range of veterinary services to the public.

The rotating internship is designed to further develop your skills in a range of disciplines, with the aim of preparing you for a future residency. Of our last five cohorts, nearly 50% have been placed in residency, 15% in specialty internships and 10% in graduate research programs. If successful, you will spend approximately 65-70% of your clinical rotations with the emergency and intensive care department and will be solely responsible for after-hours cases. The remaining time will be divided between Anesthesia, Internal Medicine, Diagnostic Imaging and Surgery with varying levels of case responsibility as well as opportunities to learn from licensed specialists in multiple areas.

Trainees will participate in weekly rounds on morbidity and mortality, a journal club, and didactic seminars supervised by certified specialists. Towards the end of the program, trainees will be expected to produce a presentation for the big rounds. Support will be provided for the intern to undertake a research project with the opportunity to present at the annual ANZCVS Science Week conference. Interns will be involved in supervising and evaluating final year students during their rotations across all departments.

Your main responsibilities will be to:

  • provide excellent small animal services under the supervision of experienced veterinarians in emergency and critical care, internal medicine, surgery, diagnostic imaging and anesthesia
  • provide clinical teaching and support to veterinary students at the veterinary teaching hospital
  • supervise and carry out routine treatment of hospitalized patients.

The Sydney School of Veterinary Science at the University of Sydney is ranked 2nd in the Southern Hemisphere and 22nd in the world among veterinary faculties (QS ranking 2022). In terms of research, the faculty is Australia’s top-ranked veterinary school (ERA 5/5). The School of Veterinary Sciences educates students and conducts research in veterinary and related sciences.

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About you

The University values ​​courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned with these values ​​and are looking for a Staff Veterinarian – Work-study internship who has:

  • a NSW registerable veterinary science degree (or equivalent)
  • experience working in a busy service oriented environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • the ability to show initiative and manage competing deadlines.

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Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Australian temporary residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed-term contract for the duration of their visa, depending on hiring area and position requirements.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of any required pre-employment or background checks on terms satisfactory to the University. Likewise, your continued employment is conditional on your satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary action, including the termination of your employment.

EEO declaration

At the University of Sydney, our shared values ​​include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a university community that reflects the larger community we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase the participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, people with disabilities, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and those who identify as LGBTIQ. We welcome applications from candidates from all walks of life.

How to register

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For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable accommodation or support in completing this application, please contact Helen Efstathiou, Recruitment Consultant. Recruitment Operations, Human Resources on +61 2 8627 7137 or email [email protected]

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