You will be supervised and supported by the two ECVIM-CA and one ACVIM diplomates based at LPVS. The programme is ECVIM-accredited and will provide training in all aspects of internal medicine; including endoscopy, diagnostic imaging, oncology, clinical pathology and emergency and critical care, in preparation for the ECVIM diploma examinations after completion. The resident will also be provided with the opportunity to design and perform research in conjunction with academics based at UoS, in order to fulfill the research requirement of the credential process. Access to UoS laboratories and relevant software for research will be made available for this. You will also participate in an out of hours on-call rota for medical emergencies.
LPVS is a specialist-led multidisciplinary referral hospital providing veterinary referral services across the South of England including London, the South Coast and the Thames Valley. Our services include orthopaedics, neurology and neurosurgery, internal medicine (and feline medicine), oncology, soft tissue surgery, cardiology, anaesthesia, emergency and critical care, dermatology, physiotherapy, opthalmologyand diagnostic imaging. Facilities include on-site Siemens 1.5T MRI, 16 slice computed tomography, endoscopy suite, ultrasonography, fluoroscopy, digital X-ray and dedicated chemotherapy room.
The hospital is an ISFM Gold Cat Friendly Clinic and was awarded the BVHA design award for an outstanding working environment. We are part of CVS (UK) Ltd, the largest provider of integrated veterinary services in the UK, and are supported by services from seven other referral hospitals in the UK and Ireland. We are proud to host final-year UoS students on their intra-mural rotations in small animal referral practice.
The Department of Veterinary Pre-Clinical Sciences is part of the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Surrey, a purpose-built facility with access to state-of-the-art laboratories for cutting edge research. The department's academics have wide-ranging interests in both pre-clinical and clinical veterinary research and use a multidisciplinary approach to research and teaching.
We are seeking a proactive, professional individual with a positive attitude at all times. Outstanding interpersonal skills, and an ability to stay calm under pressure and work as a team are essential. The resident must also demonstrate a commitment to practising the highest standards of veterinary medicine and patient care and a passion for research. A minimum of twelve months experience working as a qualified Veterinary Surgeon in small animal private practice in the UK is essential. We expect that candidates will have completed a minimum of a one-year rotating internship.