Equine Internship in School of Animal & Veterinary Sciences

Job no: 498975
Work type: Fixed term - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Animal & Veterinary Sciences, Faculty of Sciences, Level A

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Salary: (Level A, Step 1) $68,912 per annum

Fixed term internship for 12 months

Diverse cases in referral, within a rich learning environment in state of the art facility

The ultimate aim of an internship is to prepare an intern to enter into a residency program or to source employment in a high standard equine general practice.

The School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences offers Equine Internships each year through its Equine Health and Performance Centre located at the Roseworthy Campus. The Internship is a 12 month intensive full time professional (clinical) formative program aiming to help the Intern to develop capacity to identify and solve medical problems within the disciplines, the ability to work-up a case with medical written and oral expression skills, and to teach non graduated students the elements of day one skills as described in the DVM program.

The ultimate aim of the Internship is to prepare the Intern to enter a specialty college qualifying (residency) program or to prepare to enter a high standard level of equine general practice. The program is also based on and encounters the guidelines of the RCVS Professional Development Phase (PDP) for those Interns who registered for this program.

The intern will rotate through first opinion, medicine, surgery, anaesthesiology and theriogenology in a formative program. The intern will work as part of the clinical team through a hospital roster, which includes weekends and public holidays. The intern will present a seminar and contribute to a research project during the 12 months. At the commencement of the program interns will be provided with a mentor to assist with meeting the objectives and expectations of the internship.

At the commencement of the program interns will be provided with a mentor to assist with meeting the objectives and expectations of the internship. 

 Equine Rotating Internship Handbook 2019

To be successful the candidate will need:

  • Qualification in Veterinary Science acceptable for registration in South Australia
  • Experience in equine clinical practice with a strong focus on excellent client relations and ability to build a clientele or, for new graduates, strong equine clinical skills.
  • Ability to engage senior veterinary students in the development of equine clinical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team
  • Demonstrate organisational skills with proven ability to effectively prioritise work and balance competing deadlines to achieve work outcomes

A veterinary degree eligible for registration in South Australia http://www.vsbsa.org.au/

Experience in equine clinical practice.

Equine Intern Selection Criteria_AVS

Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Sciences is a multidisciplinary hub of cutting-edge teaching and research in: agriculture; food and wine; animal and veterinary sciences; biological sciences; and physical sciences. It develops future science leaders, and actively partners with innovative industries to solve scientific problems of global significance.

Learn more at: sciences.adelaide.edu.au

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. 

If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click the link to the online application form below to register your interest and address and upload your responses to all selection criteria. There are currently 4 interns on rotation. As positions become available throughout the year, you will be contacted at each round providing you meet the selection criteria.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Mandy Holloway
HR Officer
P: +61 (8) 8313 7740
E: mandy.holloway@adelaide.edu.au

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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