Emergency & Critical Care Specialist, Manchester, UK

Vets Now Manchester have an opening for a Diplomate (ACVECC or ECVECC) or residency trained clinician to join our Emergency & Critical Care team. You will be working alongside other Specialist and Residency trained clinicians in ECC, Internal Medicine, Soft tissue and Orthopaedic Surgery.

The ECC service in Manchester is growing year on year and we are looking for an experienced ECC specialist who thrives in a fast-paced environment. This role would suit someone looking for a full-time position however hours and working pattern will be agreed to suit the successful candidate.

More details and information on how to apply can be found in the attached document

Emergency and Critical Care Diplomate in Bern, Switzerland

The Emergency and Intensive Care Service of the Small Animal Clinic of the Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Bern, Switzerland, is looking for an ACVECC/ECVECC Diplomate to join our team. The position will open in October 2020.

The Small Animal Clinic is a large regional referral hospital with multiple specialty services, including Emergency and Critical Care, Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Soft Tissue and Orthopedic Surgery, Neurology, Diagnostic Imaging, Anesthesia, Dermatology, Ophthalmology and Cardiology. Clinical Pathology and services such as Microbiology, Pathology, Parasitology, etc are offered within the Vetsuisse Faculty. The hospital has an intensive care unit and a 24/7 emergency service operated by interns and residents with the support of senior clinicians. The Small Animal Clinic has a case load of 5,500 cases per year, of which almost half are emergency patients.

Apart from clinical duties (daytime emergency and ICU service coverage, after hour emergency backup), the candidate will be expected to actively participate in the supervision and training of residents (ECC as well as residents of other departments), teaching of interns and students, and take responsibility of certain administrative/organizational aspects. The candidate should have excellent communication skills, team spirit, and be eager to take initiative and to develop professionally.

Further details about the position and information on how to apply can be found in the following document: ECC Position Vetsuisse Bern 2020

Assistant Professor of Clinical Small Animal ECC or Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor of Small Animal ECC, UC Davis, USA

Veterinarian with advanced training in small animal emergency and critical care. Completion of a residency program approved by the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (ACVECC) by the effective date of appointment is required; ACVECC board certification is preferred. Clinical experience and competence in small animal emergency and critical care (SAECC) medicine is required. Demonstrated aptitude/experience in teaching is required. For the Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical SAECC position, a documented record of creative scholarship or the potential to develop a clinical research program in the discipline is required. Must possess outstanding interpersonal and communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere.

A valid license to practice veterinary medicine in California is required before employment begins (California Business and Professions Code Section 4846-4857). Individuals without a full California license must obtain a University License (California Business and Professions Code Section 4848.1) by the time of appointment.

To receive fullest consideration, applications must be submitted by April 1st 2020. Position is open until filled. To begin the application process, interested applicants should register online at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF03407 and submit the following materials: 1) a letter of intent outlining special interest in the position, overall related qualifications, experience and career goals; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) a statement of clinical and didactic teaching philosophy; 4) a statement summarizing experience and professional contributions in the area of equity and diversity; and 5) the names and addresses of four professional references.  

The University of California, Davis, and The Department of Surgical & Radiological Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, are interested in candidates who are committed to the highest standards of scholarship and professional activities, and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity. The University of California is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. UC Davis is a smoke- and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014.

More details in the following document:  SAECC or HSCP UC Davis

Small Animal ECC Clinician Educator at UPenn, Pennsylvania, USA

The Department of Clinical Sciences and Advanced Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine invites applicants for a standing faculty position in Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care (ECC) Medicine, Clinician Educator track.

The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and maintaining the excellence of Penn Vet’s clinical programs in Emergency and Critical Care Small Animal Medicine, Education, and Service. The candidate will be responsible for didactic, laboratory and clinical teaching of veterinary medical students, participation in patient care, supervision of residents and continuing education for veterinarians locally and nationally. Clinical Educators are members of the standing faculty who spend the majority of their effort in clinical and teaching endeavors, with the balance of their efforts devoted to research and other scholarly pursuits.
To facilitate research and scholarly activity, clinical service will not exceed 67% of the faculty member’s time.

Candidates must have a veterinary degree and board-certification in the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (ACVECC). Though negotiable, the anticipated start date of the position is July 2020. Salary will be commensurate with professional and academic credentials and experience. Applications will be considered until an appropriate candidate is identified. A track record of collaborative research is desirable.

More details and instructions on how to apply can be found in the following document: ECC faculty at UPenn

Specialist in Veterinary Radiology, Melbourne, AU

The Centre for Animal Referral and Emergency (CARE) is seeking a registered specialist in veterinary radiology to join our friendly team.

CARE is a busy, well-equipped, privately-owned, multi-specialist veterinary hospital located in Collingwood, on the fringe of Melbourne’s inner-CBD. It maintains a strong emphasis on the standard of patient and client care, and is distinguished by the cooperative and complimentary involvement of specialist emergency and critical care, surgery, internal medicine, neurology, and diagnostic imaging services. The working environment is friendly and constructive, and the caseload moderated to allow emphasis on the quality, rather than the quantity, of patient care.

An opportunity exists for a specialist in diagnostic imaging who enjoys and values integration and positive interaction with specialists in other clinical fields with the intention of optimising patient management. This clinical exposure has the potential to be interesting and rewarding, and the direct involvement of the diagnostic imaging specialist in clinical problem solving is well established, welcomed, and well respected among existing staff of the hospital.

More details and instructions on how to apply can be found in the attached document

Emergency and Critical Care Clinician, Adelaide, AU

Do you have a passion to work as part of an Emergency and Critical Care team with a supportive group of vets, nurses and students in an accredited veterinary teaching hospital?

The University of Adelaide’s Companion Animal Health Centre (CAHC) is looking for a veterinary clinician for the Emergency and Critical Care team.

The ECC team works through a 24/7 roster to provide emergency and critical care services for a dynamic, varied and growing caseload of small animal patients. In addition to high quality radiographic and ultrasound imaging, the CAHC has on site CT, the support of a dedicated radiographer, and access to an external MRI facility. An onsite veterinary diagnostic laboratory enables direct contact with pathologists for case discussion and best outcomes for patients.

To be successful you will need:

  • Veterinary qualification with eligibility to be registered as a veterinarian in South Australia.
  • Demonstrated veterinary experience in first opinion or emergency services.
  • Demonstrated high level communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to work effectively with a diverse range of clients and team members.
  • Demonstrated enthusiasm and experience in assisting, teaching or mentoring others.
  • Demonstrated high level written communication skills, including the ability to keep detailed, accurate medical records and write professional referral letters and client correspondence.

More details on the position and instructions on how to apply see the attached document: ECC advert Adelaide

Director of Emergency and Critical Care Service, London, UK

An exciting position to serve as the Director of the Emergency and Critical Care Service has opened at London Vet Specialists, part of the Linnaeus Group, in Belsize Park, North Central London.

This is an excellent opportunity for a criticalist to hone their skills and work with some of the industries most talented surgeons and specialists in a beautiful area of North London. We provide unparalleled medical care to our patients and outstanding service to our clients.

We welcome team players and excellent communicators to apply. Clinical role includes oversight of the hospital which operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and houses central London’s most advanced emergency centre, including a new purpose built intensive care unit.

More information in the attached document.

The EVECCS Veterinary Nurse/Technician scholarship

In memory of Louise O’Dwyer


Dear EVECCS members,

New year is the time for new projects, that is why we are happy to announce the creation of this new EVECCS grant.

EVECCS is extremely thankful to Louise for her dedication in spreading ECC knowledge throughout the Veterinary Nurse/Technician community. We all know that she was an amazing speaker and for sure several Nurses/Technicians decided to come to our congress to be able to meet and learn from Louise.

Based on this huge contribution, EVECCS has decided to create a scholarship in Louise’s honour. The purpose of this scholarship is to provide support for eligible EVECCS Nurse/Technician members who may not otherwise be able to attend (due to financial limitations) the European Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Congress. By setting up this scholarship, Louise’s willingness to share Veterinary ECC knowledge can continue.


Application will open from January 15th 2020 to January 31th 2020. Application form will be available on the EVECCS website (www.eveccs.org) during this period.

Please find below more details about the scholarship.


Scholarship Details:

  • Scholarship Value: The recipient will receive a scholarship of around €1000; divided into:

    • Up to €500 to cover travel and accommodation,

    • EVECC congress registration (single person registration for the main congress),

    • EVECCS membership for one year.

  • 1 scholarship for a Veterinary Nurse/Technician will be awarded each year.

  • 1 scholarship will be offered per individual in a life time

  • Lab, social program are not included in the grant

  • Application forms will be posted here starting from 15th of January 2020 and sent to EVECCS Nurse/Technician members via the EVECCS newsletter.

  • To be able to apply: you need to be a Registered/licensed Veterinary Nurse or Veterinary Technician in your country and, an EVECCS member at the time of application.

  • Only the named recipient can use this award for EVECC 2020. If you know that you are not able to attend the EVECC congress in 2020, please do not apply. If you receive the award and are unable to use the award for 2020 for any reason, your award will be forfeited and the scholarship will be awarded to the next eligible person from the applicant pool.


We wish you a happy new year, and we are looking to see you at the Congress!


The EVECCS board

Emergency & Critical Care Specialist, Manchester, UK

At Vets Now Manchester we have an opening for a Diplomate (ACVECC or ECVECC) or Residency trained individual to join our ECC team. You will be working alongside other residency trained clinicians and specialists in ECC, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Soft tissue and Orthopaedic Surgery. The ECC service is growing in Manchester and we are looking for an experienced ECC specialist to be part of the team and help expand the ECC referral service.

You will be supported by a strong team of interns and nurses plus our out of hours vet team, many of them being advanced practitioners. The reassurance of having such a strong, well established team to support lends itself well to a great work-life balance.

Vets Now has a strong clinical culture and a focus on the delivery of the highest clinical and professional standards to our patients, clients and professional colleagues. We have 58 emergency clinics and three 24/7 hospitals in the UK. As well as providing clinical care, our specialists are involved with our evidence-based research group with the opportunity to make a wider difference to the profession.

This role would suit someone looking for a full-time position however hours and working pattern will be agreed to suit the successful candidate. Our benefits package includes 6.6 week’s annual leave, generous CPD and private medical care. An attractive relocation package and support with visa applications if applicable will be provided.

If you would like to have an informal discussion about this role please contact our Clinical Director, Amanda Boag on amanda.boag@vets-now.com. or to apply for this role please contact Jay Hamill, Principal Talent Partner on 01383841181 or Jay.Hamill@Vets-Now.com

Veterinary Criticalist position, City U Veterinary Medical Centre, Hong Kong

CityU Veterinary Medical Centre (CVMC) in Hong Kong has an opportunity for a residency trained or Board Certified Criticalist to join our specialty centre in Hong Kong. If you are just starting your career, or you are an experienced veterinarian looking for a change, this is a unique opportunity to be at the forefront of veterinary clinical service and education in one of the most vibrant cities in the world.

More details and instructions on how to apply can be found in the
attached position description.