Fitzpatrick Referrals Halfway Lane, EashingGodalmingSurreyGU7 2QQGB

Neurology House Officer (speciality internship) – Eashing

Apply by: 29 March 2018
Department: Clinician, Orthopaedics and Neurology Service
Reports to: Senior Clinician Neurology

Fitzpatrick Referrals is an internationally renowned small animal referral centre specialising in orthopaedics, neurology, oncology, soft tissue surgery, interventional radiology and diagnostic imaging 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 two ECVN/ACVIM 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.

We are looking for someone to start in June 2019.

To apply please send your up-to-date CV, two letters of reference and a covering letter to [email protected] by 29th March 2019. For informal enquiries contact [email protected].

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

Date posted: 13th March 2019

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