Fitzpatrick Referrals 70 Priestley RoadGuildfordSurreyGU2 7AJGB

Rotating Internships – Oncology & Soft Tissue – Guildford

Apply by: 31 May 2021
Department: Internships, Oncology and Soft Tissue Service

Fitzpatrick Referrals Oncology and Soft Tissue hospital is seeking applications for its Rotating Internships beginning in October 2021.

We are a purpose-built specialist referral hospital in Guildford, Surrey, dedicated to expert care, innovative clinical decision-making and compassionate communication. Our facilities are state-of-the-art and include four operating theatres with Datex Ohmeda monitoring and Aestiva 5 and Datex Ohmeda S/5 anaesthetic machines, a 160-slice CT scanner, C-arm fluoroscopy, an interventional radiology suite, minimally-invasive surgical equipment, cystoscopy, endoscopy, bronchoscopy, dedicated chemotherapy preparation and administration rooms, ultrasonography, digital radiography and a full in-house laboratory.

Rotating Internship

This post will provide exposure and training in surgical oncology, medical oncology, soft tissue surgery, anaesthesia, internal medicine and diagnostic imaging. You will be required to assist with consultations, client communication, diagnostic procedures and surgical procedures/interventions alongside the daily care of patients.

The successful candidates will split duties between routine/emergency surgeries, critical patient care, diagnostic imaging, internal medicine and OOH night/weekend duties (time off in lieu).

Rotating Interns will take part in a 1:4 weekend on-call rota.


The successful candidate must be a graduated veterinary surgeon and preferably have completed a 12-month rotating internship or at least two years of general small animal practice (consideration will be given to exceptional new graduates). The post would be suitable for someone considering pursuing a residency position. If you are not exempt from proving your English language proficiency, you must take an IELTS-Academic test (from the British Council. You will require an overall score of 7.5 with a minimum of 7 in each sub-test).

Active involvement with clinical research is encouraged and weekly seminars augment clinical learning.

In addition, you should be care driven, have excellent communication skills, be organised and be able to operate in a 24/7 team environment. Active involvement with clinical research is encouraged and weekly seminars augment clinical learning.

Interviews will be held via Zoom/Skype at the end of June 2021.

Located in Guildford on the Surrey Research Park, adjacent to the University of Surrey School of Veterinary Medicine, the St. Luke’s Cancer Centre, and The Royal Surrey Hospital. It is well served by both Gatwick and Heathrow airports and is within 30 minutes of central London via train.

Off-site accommodation is available if required.

We offer a competitive salary and remuneration package including offsite shared accommodation, RCVS registration, VDS membership, funded CPD, pension scheme, health cash plan, an employee assistance programme, free VET Festival ticket and staff room with complimentary hot and cold drinks.

For further information or informal enquiries, please email Hospital Director Rosemary Hackett: [email protected]

To apply, please email your CV and a covering letter to [email protected] stating which role you are applying for in the email subject line by Monday 31st May 2021.

Date posted:  8th April 2021

Fitzpatrick Referrals