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 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 Companion Animal Health Centre (CAHC) is a leading-edge primary practice and referral care veterinary clinic offering the latest technology, equipment and professional services to treat small companion animals of all species. The CAHC offers high quality first opinion, referral and 24/7 emergency and critical care veterinary services to the public and provides a clinical training environment for final year veterinary students working under the close supervision of experienced veterinary surgeons, nurses and support staff.
We are seeking a suitable qualified Veterinary clinician to provide high quality primary, emergency and critical care services to a range of small animal patients. Working as part of the CAHC clinical team you will be required to work through a 24/7 roster. You will also contribute to clinical teaching and supervision of undergraduate students by involving them in clinical case management, providing additional learning opportunities where appropriate and demonstrating the highest standard of clinical and professional behaviour. This position will also involve mentoring other staff including interns, locum veterinarians and veterinary nursing team members.
To be eligible for the role you must have the following
Veterinary qualification with eligibility to be registered as a veterinarian in South Australia
Proven veterinary experience in first opinion and emergency care.
Demonstrated high level communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to work effectively with a diverse range of clients and team members.
Demonstrated enthusiasm and experience in assisting, teaching or 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 accurate, high quality work outcomes.
Demonstrated ability to triage.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Salary: (HEO7) $83,105 - $93,231 base per annum plus 17% superannuation contribution and shift allowances.
Indicative average annual salary including shift allowances working through the current 24/7 roster is circa $108,000 - $121,000 per annum + superannuation.
The University offers a generous range of employee benefits including 5 weeks annual leave for shift workers and a 36.75 hour averaged working week.
Visa sponsorship and relocation package my be made available for the right candidate.
This continuing position is available immediately.
The University of Adelaide is one of Australia's leading Group of Eight, research-intensive universities and is consistently ranked among the top 1% of universities in the world. Established in 1874, it is Australia's third oldest university with a strong reputation for preparing educated leaders and delivering research outcomes that contribute to local, national and global wellbeing.