Neurology House Officer (speciality internship) – Eashing

Apply by: 09 March 2018
Department: Clinician, Neurology Service
Reports to: Senior Clinician Neurology

Fitzpatrick Referrals is an internationally renowned small animal referral centre specialising in orthopaedics, neurology, oncology and soft tissue surgery based in Surrey, UK. We are seeking a candidate for a Neurology House Officer vacancy.

The neurology house officer programme is for a 12-month period and will provide training in clinical neurology, neurosurgery, electrodiagnostics, neuroimaging, neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, and neuropathology. You will be required to assist the neurology clinicians and residents in daily care of patients, consultations, diagnostic procedures, and neurosurgeries. You will be encouraged to be involved in clinical research with an aim of presenting a clinical research abstract at a scientific congress.

Duties will involve daily collaboration with all clinical and non-clinical teams, including but not limited to, orthopaedics, anaesthesia, rehabilitation, advanced diagnostic imaging, nursing and surgical interns; ensuring that the needs of patients and their families are met.

The neurology service is composed of three ECVN diplomates, one neurology registrar, two ECVN neurology residents and two neurology nurses. The practice has state-of-the-art facilities including 1.5T MRI Tim System Scanner with 32 channels and can combine up to 72 coil elements and Toshiba Aquilion 160 slice CT Scanners. We place a strong emphasis on rehabilitation and work with a team of physiotherapists and hydrotherapists.

The successful candidate must be a graduated veterinary surgeon and preferably have completed a one-year general internship or at least two years of general small animal practice. In addition, will be care driven, have excellent communication skills, be exceptionally organised, thorough and be able to operate in a 24/7 team environment.

Additional information

  • Full-time hours
  • Salary from £26,000 per annum commensurate with qualification and experience

We offer a competitive benefits package, including life assurance, generous CPD allowance and a workplace pension.

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To apply please send your up-to-date CV, two letters of reference and a covering letter to [email protected] stating which role you are applying for, by Friday 9th March 2018. For informal enquiries please contact [email protected].

Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close for applications before the closing date.

Date posted: 12th February 2018

Fitzpatrick Referrals