Board-certified or Experienced Referral Ophthalmologist – Highcroft Referrals (Bristol, UK)

Highcroft Referral is a large multidisciplinary referral hospital providing veterinary referral services across the South West of England and South Wales. Our services are all specialist led and include Ophthalmology, Anaesthesia, Oncology, Orthopaedic surgery, Soft Tissue Surgery, Neurology and Neurosurgery, Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Dermatology and Diagnostic Imaging. Our busy, growing practice are focused on high quality medicine, patient care, client communication, and a team-oriented approach.  We have a strong small animal only caseload.  Our well-trained staff members are respected at all levels, and we strive to create an enjoyable and efficient work environment. We are part of CVS (UK) Ltd, the largest provider of integrated veterinary services in the UK. The referrals division currently operates eight referral hospitals in the UK and Ireland.

We are looking for a board-certified/eligible or experienced referral Ophthalmologist on a full time basis.

We offer a first class Ophthalmology service with comprehensive diagnostic and treatment facilities including ERG, GE ultrasound machine, Zeiss operating microscope, Whitestar Signature phaco machine, on-site Siemens 16-slice CT, Phillips 1.5T MRI and all the other expected diagnostic and surgical tools to enable the ophthalmology service to perform all procedures. The new hospital will also include an Elekta 6MV Linac, capable of intensity-modulated and stereotactic radiotherapy treatment.

We are currently based in Southwest Bristol, and in Spring 2023 our new hospital (for more information click here) will open close to the M49 motorway in Avonmouth (North of the city, with excellent travel links to Wales, the Southwest, Central and Southern England) and will launch as Bristol Vet Specialists.  This is a beautiful and affordable area of the country in which to work, catering for city and country-lovers alike.  Highcroft has a very strong team spirit and cases are managed in a collegiate manner.  Quality of life for staff is very important with full-time specialists typically working a 4-day week; part-time and flexible working practice can also be accommodated.  A very competitive remuneration package is available for the right candidate.

If you would like to know more about this exciting position we would be delighted to hear from you.  Please send expressions of interest to for the attention of Paul Higgs, or apply here.

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