University Assistant at the Emergency Department in Vienna, Austria

The University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna is active in teaching and research and provides services in connection with ensuring animal health in Austria. These tasks represent our contribution to maintaining the health of humans and their animal companions as well as to producing healthy food.
To meet our objectives, our Institute Central Intensive Care Unit/ Emergency Clinic, Dept. IV is looking for an


University Assistant


More details about this role can be found in the following document: University Assistant Vienna

Please submit applications quoting the reference number 2018/1129 via e-mail (preferably) to or by post to the Personnel Department of the University of Veterinary Medicine, Veterinärplatz 1, 1210 Vienna.

Please do not forget to include the reference number or we shall be unable to relate your application to the correct vacancy announcement.

Senior Clinician in Critical Care Medicine in Zürich, Switzerland

The University of Zürich Small Animal Hospital is a modern, well-equipped multidisciplanary hospital.
The team of the intensive care unit with 2 senior clinicians, 2 Interns and 9 nurses is continuously extended to provide excellent care of critically ill dogs and cats. The Vetsuisse Faculty of Zürich is seeking for motivated individuals for the following faculty positions (starting date 01.01.2019 or by availability):

Senior Clinician Critical Care Medicine 40-60% (-100%)

The position includes primary care of critically ill patients, supervision of Interns and Residents from other divisions with critically ill patients, consulting, and teaching of Interns, nurses and students.
Depending on the level of employment, the faculty will work 1-2 days in clinics and 1⁄2-1 day off clinics per week. If desired, the level of employment can be increased with an additional senior clinician employment in the newly started emergency clinic.

• DACVECC/DECVECC (or board eligible) or other specialisation with high experience in critical care medicine
• Willingness to participate in backup service (1-2 evenings per week)
• Excellent communication skills
• Enjoying clinical teaching (students, residents, interns)
• Good knowledge of German is necessary

What we offer:
• Small but highly motivated team
• Well-equipped ICU with interesting cases
• Compensation of overhours
• Financial compensation of back-up service
• Involvement in clinical research (time frame depending on level of employment)
• Salary according to the university guidelines and depending on previous experience

We very much look forward to receiving your application including CV with photo, letter of motivation and 2 references via email to Nadja Sigrist.

Applications will be considered until January 10th or until the position is filled.

Job offer CC Clinician Zürich

Small Animal Rotating Internship at Massey University, New Zealand

Massey University Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH) is looking for enthusiastic new-graduate veterinarians who are motivated by the opportunity to provide high quality diagnostic and treatment skills within a fully equipped specialist hospital environment through a 12 ½ months internship position. This position will provide the successful candidate with a strong background in companion animal general, emergency and speciality practice and an introduction to a research/publication career under the guidance of specialist veterinarians.

The interns will rotate on a shift basis rostered across day, night and weekend, through the anaesthesia, emergency and critical care, medicine and surgery services within VTH and the Pet Emergency Centre at Massey University. Interns work as primary and support clinicians, working closely with the residents and faculty clinicians in management of a varied local and referral caseload from across New Zealand. Other components of the program include participation in seminars, case rounds and journal clubs, instruction of final year veterinary students and involvement in a research project along with other special program opportunities.

You should be enthusiastic, motivated, organised, service-orientated, have a passion for education and possess excellent communication skills. The Pet Emergency Centre operates on a 24 hour basis and so your ability and willingness to work overnight shifts, weekends and public holidays is essential.

Inclusive dates of the program: start date of June 10, 2019 and date of completion June 28, 2020. We are looking for veterinarians who will enjoy the challenge of providing advanced diagnostic and treatment skills within an exciting, fully equipped specialist hospital environment. We hope to offer this internship to one or two new graduate veterinarians.

For further details on the position please contact Ivayla Yozova, Intern Coordinator.

To apply, use the following link:

ICU Intern position available at University College Dublin, Ireland

The University College Dublin Veterinary Hospital (UCDVH) has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic veterinary graduate for an 18 month Internship in Small Animal Intensive Care.

This position would suit a committed veterinarian with a passion for Intensive Care whom is wishing to increase their ECC knowledge and obtain experience in managing critical cases at an academic referral institution. The successful candidate will spend the majority of the time within the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), but will have exposure to the surgical, medical and anaesthesia services also. Evening, weekend and public holiday duties will be required.

If an appropriate candidate is not appointable, consideration will be made for a rotating internship position. Candidates must have a degree that can be registered with the Veterinary Council of Ireland.

For full details, and to apply, please go to then click on external applicants and enter reference number 010957.

Apply now! – Closing date is November 21st.


The European Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society (EVECCS) promotes the development of veterinary emergency and critical care across Europe. In order to improve the accessibility of this specialty to colleagues, EVECCS has now developed an Annual Travel Grant for two of its members.

Further information on these grants, how and when to apply for them can be found on the Awards and Grants page.

Criticalist in Alberta, Canada

VCA Canada Western Veterinary Specialist & Emergency Centre in Calgary, Alberta, Canada is seeking a Residency trained or Board-certified Criticalist (permanent, full-time) to join our specialty health care team.

Our critical care department is a busy, established service that works closely with both the ER and specialty services. The candidate’s responsibilities will include further advancement of the Critical Care department, primary management of critical ER and in-patients, support and mentorship of the Emergency department, and teaching and mentoring the interns and support staff.

Our hospital offers a challenging; quick-paced, high-adrenaline work environment where teamwork and high quality care is at the heart of what we do. We espouse the values of a collegial and team based approach to medicine, excellent client service, continuing education, and work life balance. We are committed to supporting pet owners and the veterinary community by providing the highest level of emergency and referral care.

Opportunities for professional development abound, including teaching of interns and UCVM students as well as formal mentorship for our internship program.  A full complement of on-site diagnostics includes digital radiography, ultrasound, in house lab, endoscopy, fluoroscopy, CT, and fully equipped ICU. Join our team of board-certified specialists in Surgery, Internal Medicine, Ophthalmology, Diagnostic Imaging, Cardiology, Radiation Oncology and Critical Care!

As our ideal Candidate, you have:

  • A valid DVM degree or equivalent, enabling practice in Canada
  • Candidates must be board-certified (AVCECC or ECVECC) or residency trained (and eligible to sit for board examination) in Critical Care.
  • License in Alberta or eligibility to be licensed with the ABVMA.
  • Strong leadership skills combined with a positive team player attitude to enable our teams to flourish
  • Excellent diagnostic and critical care skills with expertise in ventilation
  • Exemplary customer service that builds loyalty and trust with your clients
  • Strong organizational skills which allow you to stay focused and work under pressure
  • The drive and ability to help train and mentor interns and technicians


Why VCA?

VCA is Canada’s largest network of companion animal hospitals, devoted to providing compassionate care for pets. Our team of over 2500 people operate specialty-referral, primary care, alternative therapy and emergency hospitals and are committed to providing superior patient care and client experience.  At our core are our people – people we think of as family. Our different strengths and interests enrich and improve us with diversity, innovation and excellence.  In support we are national leaders in career development and growth opportunities, continuing education, scholarships and awards.  We are also passionate about giving back to the community through Paw It Forward, our national philanthropic program.

As member of VCA, we can offer:

  • CE opportunities with access to annual VCA conferences, seminars and CE allowance
  • Networking, collaboration and knowledge exchange with other veterinarians within our practices
  • Continued investments in new technologies, advanced diagnostics, and modern facilities
  • A commitment to give back through initiatives such as Paw it Forward and Pet Pantry
  • Active research studies for publication and industry growth

Additionally, VCA Canada Care Centre Animal Hospital offers a comprehensive compensation package, including health and dental benefits, Continuing Education time and allowance, and moving allowance.

Join Us!

For more information about the position, please contact:

To apply for the position, please visit:–Critical-Care—Western-Veterinary-Specialist—Emergency-Centre_R-07235

For more information on who we are, what we do, Paw It Forward and opportunities with VCA Canada, please visit us online at or

VCA Canada is committed to providing an inclusive and diverse workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. If you require any assistance please let us know.