Veterinary Internship in Ophthalmology at The Ralph Veterinary Referral Centre

The Ralph Ophthalmology


Veterinary Internship in Ophthalmology at The Ralph Veterinary Referral Centre

Are you a veterinary surgeon looking to specialise in Ophthalmology? We are offering an exciting opportunity for an internship in Ophthalmology at ourspecialist UK veterinary referral centre. The Ralph is an independent multidisciplinary specialist referral centre for dogs
and cats located in beautiful Marlow, Bucks, west of London (just off the A404 with easy access from the M4 and M40 motorways). We are looking for a dedicated, enthusiastic veterinary surgeon with a keen interest in Ophthalmology to start a one-year specialist internship at The Ralph VeterinaryReferral Centre. The start date is flexible, and visa sponsorship can be provided. The internship may be extended by mutual agreement. The successful candidate will join our Ophthalmology team, including two ECVO Diplomates, one post-ECVO residency clinician, one intern and threeOphthalmology nurses. As an intern in our Ophthalmology Service, you will have the opportunity to:
● Be involved in all aspects of the Ophthalmology Service
● Your work will be facilitated by full clinician support based on your
experience and development throughout the internship
● Assist with referral consultations, inpatient care, ophthalmic surgeries
(extraocular and intraocular) including ‘scrubbing in’ for cataract
● Gain hands-on experience in referral consultations and minor procedures
(e.g. ocular ultrasound, ERG, diamond burr debridement, TPA injections,
aqueoparacentesis, eyelid tacking, subpalpebral lavage system placement)
● Work collaboratively with the ward nurses and ECC/ICU staff to help with
the care of ophthalmology patients
● Perform ophthalmic examinations for patients from other services, with
support by senior clinicians where required
● Participate in the out-of-hours rota for weeknights and weekends, with
senior clinician support
● Perform in-house presentations
● You will be encouraged to write a case report or similar publication, such as
a Letter to the Editor, to help your development in scientific writing with the
support of the clinician team.

The Ralph is a workplace that focuses on core values, culture, vision and mission. We emphasise kindness, compassion and empathy for all our communities. As an independent hospital, we have the freedom and flexibility to chart our own course. You will be supported during your internship by our Resident/Intern Support Officers with regular check-ins and feedback opportunities.

*To Apply*
Please email (PA to Shailen Jasani; Founder, CEO & Clinical Director) to apply or with any questions.
Applications should include an up-to-date CV and a cover letter. You must be an MRCVS, and ideally, you will already be eligible to work in the
United Kingdom. However, we can provide visa sponsorship. If you are passionate about enhancing your skills and knowledge in veterinary
Ophthalmology and want to be part of a team delivering exceptional, compassionate, ethical veterinary care, we would love to hear from you. We will remain open to applications until the position is filled.