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Veterinary Clinician (Production Animal)

Apply now Job no: 498542
Work type: Continuing - Full-time
Location: Regional South Australia
Categories: Technical, Laboratory and Research Support, HEO7

  • Farm animal, ambulatory and emergency services
  • Wide range of employee benefits
  • Contribute to veterinary education

The University of Adelaide is one of Australia's leading Group of Eight, research-intensive universities and is consistently ranked among the top 1% of universities in the world. Established in 1874, it is Australia's third oldest university with a strong reputation for preparing educated leaders and delivering research outcomes that contribute to local, national and global well-being.

University of Adelaide employees enjoy a range of benefits and favourable work conditions that include opportunities for career development and advancement. 

Location
The School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences provides world-class, outcome-based education and training of animal and veterinary scientists in a research environment. Based at the Roseworthy Campus, 50km north of the Adelaide CBD and minutes from Gawler, the school is situated on a 1600 ha property that includes a working farm, full service Veterinary Health Centre teaching clinics, and a range of general purpose and specialist teaching and research facilities.  The School offers three academic programs: Animal Science, Veterinary Bioscience and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM).

About Us
The Veterinary Health Centre (VHC) is the School’s clinical teaching facility which operates on a commercial basis, offering a range of first opinion, ambulatory and specialist veterinary services across all animal species to the general public and referring veterinarians. As a unit of the VHC, the Production Animal Health Centre (PAHC) consists of an ambulatory (on farm) service and a campus-based clinic, and provides veterinary services to owners of production animals in a wide region surrounding Roseworthy and referral services to veterinarians. The centre also provides a clinical training environment for final year veterinary students working under the close supervision of experienced veterinary surgeons and support staff.

The Role
Reporting to the Senior Veterinary Clinician, the Veterinarian provides a range of high quality production animal veterinary services to the local community including general care and preventative health services, whole farm assessment and audit, breeding services and diagnostic and surgical procedures. Working as part of a clinical team you will also have the opportunity to provide emergency afterhours services on weeknights and weekends. You will also contribute to clinical teaching and supervision of undergraduate students by involving them in clinical case management, providing additional learning opportunities where appropriate and demonstrating the highest standard of clinical and professional behaviour.

Salary and Benefits

Salary: HEO7 $85,105 - $95,231 per annum plus 17% superannuation contribution and on-call shift allowances.

  • On campus free parking
  • Staff discounts for veterinary service and products
  • Private medical insurance discounts (BUPA)
  • Cafeteria on site
  • Library access, digital on line resources
  • Counseling support services (employment assistant program)
  • Discounts for University continuing education courses
  • On site gym, sporting facilities and swimming pool

Term of position: This continuing position is available immediately.

Visa sponsorship and relocation package available for the right candidate.

Position requirements

To be successful you should have:

  • Veterinary qualification with eligibility to be registered as a veterinarian in South Australia
  • Proven experience in production animal practice with strong skills in farm animal medicine and herd health.
  • Demonstrated high level communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to work effectively with a diverse range of clients and team members.
  • Demonstrated enthusiasm and experience in assisting, teaching or mentoring others.
  • Demonstrated high level written communication skills, including the ability to keep detailed, accurate medical records and write professional referral letters and client correspondence.
  • Demonstrated organisational skills with proven ability to effectively prioritise work and balance competing deadlines to achieve accurate, high quality work outcomes.

Please address and upload your responses to the 'Knowledge and Experience' section of the position description within the online application. If you have any queries regarding this position, please contact Mandy Holloway, HR Officer, telephone: +61 (0)8 83137740  or email: mandy.holloway@adelaide.edu.au

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Please click here for further information and to apply.

Closing date: 10 June 2018

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.

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