Veterinary Ophthalmology Internship Position at the Lumbry Park Veterinary Specialists (Hampshire, Alton, UK)
An exciting opportunity for a veterinary surgeon interested in a career in Veterinary Ophthalmology has arisen at our state-of-the-art multi-disciplinary referral hospital. The successful candidate will join our growing ophthalmology team for a 12-month ophthalmology internship commencing in October/November 2022. The ophthalmology team currently consists of one ECVO diplomate, one ECVO residency trained surgeon and one ophthalmology nurse.
The ophthalmology internship will involve a range of duties to help facilitate the running of the department; including a contribution to inpatient care, consultations, student teaching, assisting with the management of emergencies, supervised primary care responsibility, diagnostic procedures, and surgeries. The role will expose you to training in the medical and surgical management of patients as well as working within a referral team setting. You will be encouraged to be involved in clinical research. The ophthalmology internship would prepare you well for entry into an approved residency training programme.
The ophthalmology internship position is full-time (40-hour week); and the successful candidate will contribute to our weekdays/weekends/bank holidays on call and out of hours ophthalmology clinic rotas. We offer a very generous remuneration and CPD package for internships.
The applicant will have experience of working in general practice for two years and/or has completed a rotating internship at a multi-disciplinary hospital. A postgraduate qualification in ophthalmology would be extremely useful but is not essential. We expect that candidate will have excellent standards of written and spoken English.
The application for this position should include 1) a letter of intent 2) curriculum vitae 3) contact details of two referees.
The successful applicant will need to hold a UK valid current driving licence and be a member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (MRCVS), whilst also having the right to work in UK (UK or EU citizenship, or with valid UK working VISA for the duration of the internship).
Applications should be submitted via this link https://www.careerswithcvs.co.uk/jobs/vacancy/12888/description by 24th August 2022. Short-listed candidates will be invited for interview on 1st September 2022.
For informal discussion regarding the programme please contact Dr. Renata Stavinohova on e-mail Renata.Stavinohova@cvsvets.com