Neurology Resident – Eashing

Apply by: 04 September 2017
Department: Neurology Service, Residency

Fitzpatrick Referrals is an internationally renowned small animal referral centre specialising in orthopaedics, neurology, oncology and soft tissue surgery based in Surrey, U.K. We are seeking a candidate for a three-year ECVN non-conforming residency programme. The neurology residency programme is designed to provide advanced training in medical and surgical neurology and meet the requirements for the ECVN diploma examination. The successful applicant will be trained by and work alongside a number of ECVS, ACVS, ECVN, ECVIM, ACVSMR and ECVDI diplomates.

We have a reputation for surgical innovation and important clinical research with very large case numbers and we attract some of the most interesting and complex cases from both primary and secondary care.

The resident will have primary case responsibility for neurological patients and will participate in the training of veterinary interns, clinic rounds and emergency duty. The practice has an in-house 1.5 T MRI and CT run by a large team of radiographers and Synergy electrophysiology equipment for neurodiagnostics. We have state-of-the-art physiotherapy facilities with a busy dedicated physiotherapy and hydrotherapy service allowing tailored rehabilitation programmes for our patients including swimming and water treadmill hydrotherapy.

The neurology service is composed of three ECVN diplomats, one senior ECVN resident, one neurology registrar, and one neurology intern.

Applicants must have completed one or more rotating internships or have equivalent clinical experience of at least two-year duration, have no restrictions on employment in the United Kingdom and be in a position to be a member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons on the proposed starting date (5th February 2018). Excellent command of the English language, excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a passion to provide the best in veterinary care is mandatory.

Applications consisting of an up-to-date curriculum vitae, two letters of reference and a cover letter must be sent electronically to [email protected] by Monday 4th September 2017. For informal enquiries contact [email protected].

Date posted: 4th August 2017

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