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Experienced Veterinary Ophthalmologist at Elham Valley Referrals (Kent, UK)

Expanding and busy ophthalmology referral clinic seeks Veterinary Ophthalmologist.

Who are we looking for?

An experienced ophthalmologist is sought to join our expanding team of clinicians.   A Diploma level qualification is preferred but we would also welcome an RCVS Certificate holder or RCVS Advanced Practitioner with substantial clinical and surgical experience.  As a flexible employer, we are happy to look at full-time or part-time hours. You will of course be dedicated to providing the best possible service to our patients and their owners.  You should be able to carry out standard ophthalmic examination & diagnostic procedures and be able to manage a range of both medical and surgical cases independently. A commitment to teamwork, excellent written and verbal communication skills and a passion for ophthalmology are all essential.  This is an ideal opportunity for someone to lead and manage their own clinical caseload.

What makes us unique?

Now in our twelfth year of business, we are expanding to take on a veterinary ophthalmologist to join our team who will bring their own professionalism and enthusiasm to contribute to our continued success and growth.

We take ophthalmology referrals from throughout Kent and further afield.

We are a Diplomate-led, independent ophthalmology referral practice with a clear focus on providing exceptional clinical and client care.

We provide the opportunity for you to take full ownership of cases and really get to know our clients as well as offering you a very friendly working environment.

What can we offer?

  • The opportunity to work alongside an experienced Diplomate
  • Significant potential to build your case load
  • A very busy and expanding medical and surgical caseload
  • A full range of ophthalmic equipment including Zeiss Opmi Visu 200 operating microscope with Prescott’s zoom video link-up, White Star Signature phaco machine, Iridex diode laser, electroretinography, Keeler cryosurgery unit, Corneal Cross Linking, etc
  • Support from our specifically trained and highly experienced team of nurses
  • Strong support from our administrative team
  • Opportunities to build a teaching role in our CPD programme if wished
  • A beautiful rural clinic location, but just 10 minutes from Canterbury and HS1
  • Excellent local amenities, schools and leisure activities – we are one hour from London or two hours from Paris!
  • A competitive salary (to be negotiated), a generous CPD allowance

How to apply

Working patterns will be discussed with applicants as there is some degree of flexibility available.

Applicants are equally welcome from those seeking full-time or part-time employment.

Please contact Rebecca Elks for an informal chat on 01303 840499 or via rebecca@elhamvalley.com.

If you share our commitment to clinical excellence and high-quality client care, we would love to hear from you.  If you are interested in joining us, please forward your CV and covering letter to rebecca@elhamvalley.com explaining why you are interested in this role.

 

Junior Veterinary Ophthalmologist at Elham Valley Referrals (Kent, UK)

Expanding and busy ophthalmology referral clinic seeking a junior Veterinary Ophthalmologist.

Who are we looking for?

We are seeking a junior ophthalmologist with a solid grounding in general medicine and surgery with a keen interest in ophthalmology who wishes to obtain further training under the direction of an established Diplomate.  Over time, the trainee will be encouraged to work independently under supervision and with the full support of the team.  The trainee will work towards autonomous case management, with directed surgical training in advanced microsurgical, corneal and adnexal surgery as appropriate, alongside participation in the on-call rota with appropriate backup as required. High levels of communication skills, both written and verbal, are essential.

What makes us unique?

Now in our twelfth year of business, we are expanding to take on another member of the veterinary ophthalmology team who will bring their own professionalism and enthusiasm to contribute to our continued success and growth.

We are an independent dedicated ophthalmology referral practice, enabling us to focus on providing exceptional clinical and client care.

We take ophthalmology referrals from throughout Kent and further afield.

We offer the opportunity to take full ownership of cases and really get to know our clients while being fully supported by our experienced team of vets and nurses.  Most of our work is with small animals and we have a very busy and expanding medical and surgical caseload.

What can we offer?

  • The opportunity to work alongside a highly experienced Diplomate
  • A full range of ophthalmic equipment including Zeiss Opmi Visu 200 operating microscope with Prescott’s zoom video link-up, White Star Signature phaco machine, Iridex diode laser, electroretinography, Keeler cryosurgery unit, Corneal Cross Linking, etc
  • Support from our specifically trained and highly experienced nursing team
  • Strong support from our administrative team
  • A friendly working environment
  • A beautiful rural location, but just 10 minutes from Canterbury and HS1
  • Excellent local amenities, schools and leisure activities – we are one hour from London or two hours from Paris!
  • A competitive salary (to be negotiated), a generous CPD allowance

How to apply

Working patterns will be discussed with applicants as there is some degree of flexibility available. Applicants are equally welcome from those seeking full-time or part-time employment.

Please contact Rebecca Elks for an informal chat on 01303 840499 or via rebecca@elhamvalley.com.

If you share our commitment to clinical excellence and high-quality client care, we would love to hear from you.  If you are interested in joining us, please forward your CV and covering letter to rebecca@elhamvalley.com explaining why you are interested in this training role.

Combined Ophthalmology/First-Opinion Role at Clear Ridge Vets (Stamford, UK)

We are looking for someone with a real interest in ongoing learning, whether this is someone who already has an additional qualification, or a less experienced vet with a fresh enthusiasm to soak up ideas and treatments and protocols. We will respectively take new ideas forward and/or mentor at the required level; thereby keeping us all interested and keen, fuelled by the inter-clinician dialogue.

4 day working week with some weekend work.

This is a modern, very well-equipped small animal clinic; seeing first opinion cases, as well as ophthalmology referrals, and BVA eye testing (~500/year, heading for 600+ this year). A high level of soft tissue and orthopaedic surgery is also performed here too: So someone who also has that interest can be accommodated, but this is certainly not essential.

The practice is truly spacious and well provided. There is a modern Carl Zeiss operating microscope, and AMO/J+J Sovereign phaco machine. Also ERG, 3 slit lamp biomicroscopes, indirect ophthalmoscopes, brand new Dr Mach operating light, and electrosurgery. Plus Tonopen and Tonovet, Esaote ultrasound (8MHz-22MHz), multimode monitors, capnography, as well as Securos orthopaedic kit, amongst other significant surgical equipment.

The role of the incoming vet, is a combined first opinion, and Ophthalmology position. The aim is to build up the Ophthalmology side, and enable increasing involvement of the new person in Ophthalmology.

Pleasant accommodation, with new bathroom, available; as well as use of a modern vehicle.

Finally, there is a £4,000 welcoming bonus for the successful candidate.

Contact Rob to discuss the position:-

Rob Pontefract, BVMS, Cert V Ophthal, PG Cert SAS, MRCVS.
43 Empingham Road, Stamford. PE9 2RJ. veteye@yahoo.co.uk 07711 090999.

Ophthalmology Internship at Focus Referrals (Oxfordshire, UK)

Focus Referrals is a single specialist ophthalmology referral service based in Banbury, Oxfordshire.

We have recently moved to a purpose-built clinic where we offer personal, high quality referrals to our local veterinary surgeons. We are committed to the ongoing education and training of upcoming veterinary ophthalmologists and hope to gain approval for an ECVO residency.

Focus requires an experienced veterinary surgeon with a keen interest in ophthalmology (ideally a certificate holder or someone enrolled on their certificate) to work closely with the specialist to facilitate expansion of our services as a 12-month contract.

Excellent communication and client skills are essential with the additional ability to work well within a team. Experience in general practice preferred.

If you are interested in this position, please email a covering letter and your CV to Alice Rhodes at:

alice@focusreferrals.co.uk

Experienced Ophthalmologist to Lead Service at Batchelor, Davidson and Watson Vets (Edinburgh, UK)

Batchelor, Davidson and Watson Vets based in the vibrant city of Edinburgh, offer an ophthalmology referral service to central Scotland and beyond.
We are looking for an experienced ophthalmologist to lead our ophthalmology service working alongside a team of first opinion practitioners and a wider support team within our group.

This is an ideal opportunity for someone looking to lead and manage your own clinical caseload at an established referral clinic.

We are invested in continuously improving clinical standards and pride ourselves in giving the best possible care to our patients and clients alike.

We offer a generous salary package, four day week and enhanced CPD budget as well as other benefits.

For an informal chat please contact our Practice Director Lisa McColl on 07769160490 or email lisa.mccoll@bdwvets.co.uk

Ophthalmology Internship at The Ralph (Buckinghamshire, UK)

VETERINARY OPHTHALMOLOGY INTERNSHIP

The Ralph is an independent multidisciplinary referral centre in Marlow, Bucks, west of London. We have recently had our second birthday!

Our current Ophthalmology Intern is making plans for new pastures. We are looking to appoint an Ophthalmology Intern for 12 months to join our team, which comprises one ECVO Diplomate, one ECVO board-eligible ophthalmologist and two ECVO residents, and two ophthalmology nurses.

The Ralph is a workplace that focuses on culture, core values and mission. If you want to know more about this, we would love to hear from you.

To apply:

Please email jointeamralph@theralph.vet with your CV and a cover letter. This is also the email address for any queries.

The deadline for application is 11 April 2021.

Hear from our current intern:

“The ophthalmology team, led by Heidi Featherstone, is a very knowledgeable, highly skilled and a wonderful, caring group of people. The hospital is multidisciplinary, with great facilities and collaboration between services. The ethos that drives the entire team, makes The Ralph a special place to work towards achieving your goals. I am honoured to be even just a small part of it, striving to offer exemplary care to patients and their carers.” (Gabi, Ophthalmology Intern)

Full-time Ophthalmology Position (Leicester, UK)

Park Veterinary Group is a well-established successful practice in Leicester.

Our Ophthalmology department is looking for a 3rd full time ophthalmology colleague who will be responsible for their own caseload and helping us to grow our reputation and service.

We work together as a team to deliver the highest standard of care for our clients and their animals. We have great staff and many facets to our practice, including running our own in-house dedicated night team at our referral hospital.

We’re looking for an individual holding or studying towards Advanced Practitioner status with some experience in referral ophthalmology, and will provide a supportive environment to develop your skills. We have a team ethos and enjoy our work, but appreciate the balance of home life too. If you want to join a happy and successful team carrying out the eye work you enjoy,
it’s definitely worth talking to us.

Contact carole.martin@parkvetgroup.com with your particulars, or to arrange a more informal chat email Mark Russon at mark.russon@parkvetgroup.com

University of Munich seeking ECVO Diplomate

Scientific Assistant (m/f) (DipECVO)
(Wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in)

The Clinic of Small Animal Surgery and Reproduction at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Germany, is offering a position to be filled immediately for an Academic Advisor (m/f) (Akademische Rätin / Akademischen Rat) with the function of a Scientific Assistant (m/f) in a full-time position. The employment will be remunerated according to Bes.Gr. (salary class) A 13. Appropriate conditions provided also A 14.

For the position a license to practice Veterinary Medicine in Germany (Approbation) is required as well as the board-certified status of a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Ophthalmology (ECVO).

Generally, we expect an applicant who is a good team player with dedication and personal commitment to clinical work, good organisational and communication skills as well as interest in scientific work and enjoying lecture and teaching students and young veterinarians.

The field of duties includes the practical work in small animal ophthalmology, the establishment and supervision of a Residency-Programme as well as the active cooperation in research and the general educational tasks of the clinic.

Good German language skills spoken and in writing are a condition for being accepted.

We are a modernly equipped university clinic for small animals with a dedicated and specialised staff. We offer an independent and responsible job providing good professional and personal developmental opportunities.

Please send a written application to:

Prof. Dr. A. Meyer-Lindenberg
Chirurgische und Gynäkologische Kleintierklinik
Tierärztliche Fakultät
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Veterinärstraße 13
D-80539 München

vorstand@chir.vetmed.uni-muenchen.de
https://www.chirurgische-kleintierklini.de

Experienced ophthalmologist required as locum (Oxfordshire, UK)

Focus Referrals is a single specialist ophthalmology referral service based in Banbury, Oxfordshire. We have recently moved to a purpose built clinic where we offer personal, high quality referrals to our local veterinary surgeons.

Focus requires an experienced ophthalmologist to run our service to provide holiday cover for various periods from June onwards.

If you are interested in this position, please contact:

Mike or Alice Rhodes on mike@focusreferrals.co.uk