Rotating Companion Animal Internship at Massey University, New Zealand

The small animal rotating internship at Massey University is a 12.5-month clinical program (with a possibility for an extension) providing advanced clinical training in medicine, surgery, emergency and critical care, and other specialties on an elective basis in an AVMA-accredited Companion Animal Teaching Hospital. The program will provide the individual with a strong background in companion animal general, emergency, and specialty practice. The program is designed to qualify the individual for entry into an approved residency program, specialty internship or upskill for general practice.

Under the direct guidance and supervision of senior faculty members each intern will work in internal medicine, surgery and anaesthesia departments, with the remainder spent in emergency and critical care (both with direct and indirect supervision). During emergency duty, time is spent on day or night time services. Each intern will be responsible for both referral and walk-in emergency cases with the support of the emergency and critical care specialists, emergency doctors as well as other specialty service residents and faculty clinicians on-call. The intern will also be expected to help manage critical cases in the small animal intensive care unit.

Presentation of one 50-minute seminar to an audience of faculty, house officers, and students is required. Submission of article manuscripts for publication in a scientific journal is strongly recommended but not required. Interns are expected to attend weekly one hour specifically-tailored lectures and participate in journal and book club activities on a regular basis. Additionally, they will present cases, along with residents during the bi-d forweekly multidisciplinary rounds. Interns are also expected to participate in the instruction of final year veterinary students.

Interns will be assigned a mentor who provides guidance and serves as a liaison throughout the program. A certificate will be awarded upon satisfactory completion of the program.

We are looking for veterinarians who will enjoy the challenge of providing advanced diagnostic and treatment skills within an exciting, friendly, fully equipped board-certified specialist hospital environment. New graduates are encouraged to apply. Overseas candidates must be eligible for NZVC registration and NZ work visa.

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

Multiple small animal ECC positions in Liège, Belgium

The Veterinary Clinic of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Liège, Belgium, has just opened its brand new Companion Animal Clinic early April 2019.

As in the new clinic, the emergency and critical care (ECC) service will be expanded, we currently offer the following positions :

• Full-time senior ECC clinician
• Full-time ECVECC resident
• Several full-time positions for ECC interns

starting October 1st, 2019.

More details on those positions and information on how to apply can be found in the following document:

Positions Liege, April 2019

2 full time criticalist positions in Edmonton and Vancouver, Canada

VCA Canada is seeking permanent, full time, residency trained or Board-Certified Criticalists for VCA Canada Guardian Veterinary Centre a small animal specialty referral and 24-hour critical care centre in Edmonton, Alberta, as well as VCA Canada Vancouver Animal Emergency and Referral Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia a small animal specialty referral (surgery, medicine, neurology, ophthalmology) and 24-hour emergency practice.

For more information on the two positions and on how to apply, please see the attached documents


Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care in Dublin, Ireland

The UCD School of Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, is seeking a Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care (maternity cover).

For further details, including contact details for more information, and how to apply for this position, please follow this link to UCD’s Vacancies web page (

Closing date for applications: 17 March 2019

Director of the Emergency and Critical Care Service in 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 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 (including a DipACVECC) 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. The hospital operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and houses central London’s most advanced emergency centre and is supported by a team of vets and nurses with an interest in the field of emergency and critical care. Both part time and full time positions may be considered. More information can be found at and I would be delighted to chat about the team we are continuing to build and can be reached via email at or by phone at +442074330155

All communications will be kept confidential.   

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.

2 Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care Residencies in Bern, Switzerland

The Small Animal Clinic of the Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Bern, Switzerland is offering a 3-year Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care residency. This training program is aimed at qualifying candidates for the ACVECC or ECVECC certifying examination. Starting date is January 1 st or July 1st, 2019. The program is supported by two board certified emergency and critical care diplomats.

The small animal clinic has sections of internal medicine (including a hemodialysis unit), surgery and neurology as independent units and as well different smaller clinical sections (ophthalmology, dermatology, cardiology) and two large sections of anesthesiology and diagnostic imaging supporting the clinical units. The ER/ICU unit is an approved ACVECC and ECVECC residency program center. The unit includes a dedicated trauma/emergency receiving area, a fully equipped ICU and a dedicated 24h lab. Clinical duties require flexible working hours that include daytime, evening, night and weekend responsibilities to fulfil the requirements of the ECVECC training programme. The resident is also expected to perform successful rotations in internal medicine, surgery and other non-ECC specialties, to meet the residency training requirements. Residents manage their cases under direct and indirect supervision of an ACVECC/ECVECC Diplomate. They participate in technical staff- and rotating veterinary student training. Residents are required to participate in daily cage side rounds, weekly hospital rounds, journal club and resident seminars. Within the 3 years, residents should complete a publication that satisfies the ACVECC/ECVECC credentials requirements.

Prerequisites to be considered for the residency program include a licence to practice in a European country, completion of a small animal rotating internship or equivalent and mentored practice experience of at least two years.

Applicants should have strong communication and interpersonal skills, a positive and energetic attitude, compassion and enthusiasm for helping clients and patients alike. In addition, good knowledge of German, French and English languages is necessary; although 60% of our clients and referring veterinarians are francophone, the main language in use in Bern is German.

The complete residency encompasses 3-years. The applicant will be offered a full time position for the first year that will be extended in case of satisfactory performance and fulfilments of the ACVECC/ECVECC training program requirements. The gross monthly salary ranges from CHF4.000 to CHF4.480 (pre-tax).

Bern is the capitol of Switzerland and located in the heart of the country with easy access to the Swiss Alps. The Vetsuisse Faculty of Bern is centrally located and comprised of international faculty and staff from various European and other countries.

Additional information can be obtained and applications can be submitted via e-mail to Dr. Katja-Nicole Adamik

The application deadline is 01. November 2018.

University of Bern – Vetsuisse Faculty Bern
Department of Clinical Veterinary Medicine
Laengassstrasse 128
CH-3012 Bern