Small Animal Internal Medicine Specialist - Optivet Referrals, Hampshire, UK
We are looking to recruit a motivated Specialist, Diplomate or residency-trained Internal Medicine clinician to continue the growth of our clinical service. Optivet is a rapidly-growing, independent, multidisciplinary referral service on the beautiful South Coast of England.
Optivet Referrals is one of the leading Veterinary Ophthalmology hospitals in the UK, with state-of-the-art facilities, that is rapidly expanding and accepts referrals for Ophthalmology, Surgical and internal medicine cases. Our Ophthalmology team consists of 2 specialists, 3 registrars, 4 residents and one intern. The rest of the team includes a specialist Surgeon (ECVS diplomate), a specialist in Internal Medicine (RCVS), a specialist Anaesthetist (ACVAA diplomate), a certificate holder in cardiology (who can perform heart and abdominal ultrasound scans), an Anaesthesia resident, 2 Anaesthesia interns and one rotating intern.
We have a dedicated medicine room, with video endoscopy, capable of performing gastrointestinal, respiratory and urinary work ups. Our on-site diagnostic imaging facilities currently include 128 slice Toshiba Aquilion CT, digital radiography, a Philips CX-50 ultrasound and a GE Vivid I ultrasound. We also have a laboratory that is equipped with haematology and biochemistry analysers, iStat, centrifuge and microscope. The hospital currently has 5 consult rooms, two dedicated theatres, two procedure rooms, a large induction/prep room, two dog wards and a cat ward. There are plans to increase the number of theatres to 3 and the number of consult rooms to 7 in the current year. We are also building an isolation ward.
Working hours are flexible. Salary, benefits and allowances are generous and commensurate with qualifications with excellent prospects for career development.