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.

Clinician in Emergency and Critical Care in Bristol, UK

Langford Vets’ Small Animal Hospital has an exciting opportunity for a boarded or board eligible specialist in Emergency and Critical Care to join our ICU team.

This opportunity offers the benefit of working within a large modern multi-disciplinary referral hospital with state of the art equipment and enthusiastic and forward thinking colleagues. Our Emergency and Critical Care Service is well established and benefits from an exceptional nursing team and spacious, purpose built ICU.

Teaching and research opportunities are also encouraged and off clinics time is offered to support this. Remuneration package and working schedule is competitive with private practice.

A veterinary qualification that can be registered with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons is essential. The ideal candidate must have experience of and enthusiasm for teaching and be a diplomat of the European or American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care. Board eligible candidates will also be considered.

Closing date: Monday 10 September 2018.

For informal enquiries please contact Caroline Smith:

Early applications are encouraged. Langford Vets reserves the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date, should we be able to appoint an appropriate candidate

For more information and to apply, please visit our website:

ECC Internship at VREC, London, UK

Due to our current vet successfully acquiring a European ECC residency position, applications are invited from veterinary graduates for a unique opportunity to joint our ECC team who manage our out of hours service. The Internship is a one year, non-degree program in the Veterinary Referral and Emergency Centre, the newest multidisciplinary referral practice in Surrey.

There will be significant interaction with and support from the veterinary and nursing teams in Diagnostic Imaging, Medicine, Soft-Tissue and Orthopedic Surgery, Anaesthesia, Oncology, Dermatology, Neurology, Cardiology, Ophthalmology and Dentistry. Duties include the diagnosis, treatment and care of clinical cases and communicating appropriately with staff and clients. Weekend day duties will be assigned on a rotating or ad-hoc basis as required.

Closing date for applications is July 31st, 2018

Please see the attached document for more information.

ECC Internship UK July 2018

ECC residency position in Utrecht, NL

We are very happy to announce a position for a Residency in Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care at the Department of Clinical Sciences of Companion Animals at Utrecht University, to start January 1st 2019. Please share this information with any friends or colleagues who may be interested in applying. For more information, follow this link for more information. Deadline for application: September 1st 2018.

Night Vet Position in Gateshead, UK

Fantastic Night Vet Position with Flexible Hours at Sheriffs Highway in Gateshead

Due to expansion we have a vacancy for an additional night vet.

The role will be based in our hospital status practice in Gateshead where we provide OOH services for our own clients and a number of local practices.

The full time shift pattern consists of working 6pm to 8am 7 nights on then 7 nights off. We are also happy to consider those wanting to work part time. The role is supported by an excellent team of dedicated OOH qualified nurses experienced in small animal emergency and critical care.

The hospital has excellent facilities including digital radiography, digital dental radiography, flexible and rigid endoscopes, in house lab including EPOC, slit lamp, Tonopen and an excellent ultrasound machine with doppler. The  hospital is equipped to perform most soft tissue, orthopaedic and endoscopy surgeries.

The caseload is sensible and varied and would be ideal for those wanting time to study towards further qualifications.

Further information and how to apply can be found in the attached document.

download Night_Vet_Gateshead.pdf

Full time position in emergency/intensive care, University of Liège, Belgium

The position is available for an enthusiastic intensivist who is interested in working in a stimulating emergency and critical care environment. Preference will be given to applicants boarded in emergency and critical care (ACVECC/ECVECC).

The candidate will take primary responsibility for emergency and intensive care patients and will work in an open ECC environment. The candidate will be part of a team composed of one European diplomate (ECVECC), two oriented interns in ECC, 4 ECC nurses and a team of 12 rotating interns. He/she will be involved in clinical teaching to students, interns, and will be partially responsible for advising residents from other services.

For further information, please see the attached document.

download Liege_Assistant_ICU.pdf

Small Animal Intensive Care Internship in Dublin, IE

The University College Dublin Veterinary Hospital (UCDVH) is looking for an enthusiastic veterinary graduate, with a degree that can be registered with the Veterinary Council of Ireland, for the temporary (53 week) post of Intern in Small Animal Intensive Care.
The successful candidate will work with the ECC specialist, and specialists and residents from other disciplines to provide care for critically ill patients. They 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.

Both previous ICU interns have been accepted into ECC residencies at prestigious veterinary schools. For further information, and to apply, go to (position reference number 010087).
For informal queries contact Alice Bennett on

Apply now! Applications close May 7th , 2018.

ECC Internship in Surrey, UK

Due to our current vet successfully acquiring a European ECC residency position, applications are invited from veterinary graduates for a unique opportunity to joint our ECC team who manage our out of hours service. The Internship is a one year, non-degree program in the Veterinary Referral and Emergency Centre, the newest multidisciplinary referral practice in Surrey.

There will be significant interaction with and support from the veterinary and nursing teams in Diagnostic Imaging, Medicine, Soft-Tissue and Orthopedic Surgery, Anaesthesia, Oncology, Dermatology, Neurology, Cardiology, Ophthalmology and Dentistry. Duties include the diagnosis, treatment and care of clinical cases and communicating appropriately with staff and clients. Weekend day duties will be assigned on a rotating or ad-hoc basis as required.

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

Closing date for applications is April 30th 2018

ECC staff position in Solihull, UK

We are seeking a Specialist in Emergency and Critical Care to join our multi-disciplinary team of over 50 veterinary surgeons, to develop and establish a dedicated ECC service. Candidates should either hold or be eligible for a European or American Diploma (or equivalent) and share our aim of providing the best possible levels of care for clients, their pets and for referring veterinary surgeons.

We have an excellent team of highly skilled nursing and support staff who give our clinicians the opportunity to concentrate on their clinical caseload and to work in a pleasant and supportive environment. Our hospital facilities are extremely impressive and include six operating theatres, a superbly equipped intensive care unit and wards to accommodate over 150 hospitalised patients. In-patient care is a priority and includes 24 hour veterinary and nursing attention from dedicated nurses and interns. Our GE imaging equipment, including 1.5T MRI, 16 slice CT and high-end ultrasound, is run by our team of on-site board certified imaging Specialists, providing unsurpassed diagnostic imaging support to all our clinicians.

It is expected that you would work closely with the Clinical Director, our team of anaesthesia Specialists, our intern team, and our dedicated ICU nurses to develop the new ECC service. You would have substantial input into how the service is set up and run. As a truly multi-disciplinary centre, you would also be expected to work with other colleagues in internal medicine, soft tissue surgery, neurology, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, imaging, cardiology, dermatology and anaesthesia. Our philosophy is very much one of friendly collaboration between clinicians in every specialism. Clinical research is actively supported and encouraged.

The position will be very well remunerated and the package includes six weeks’ holiday, two weeks’ allowance for generously funded CPD, one week’s allowance for involvement in professional committees, a company pension plan, membership of a staff benefits scheme, and private healthcare. Generous assistance with relocation costs is also available.

If you would like to discuss this vacancy further in the first instance, please email Toby Gemmill, Clinical Director,, or Alessandra Mathis, Head of Anaesthesia,, or call on 0121 712 7070.

Assistant Professor of Clinical Equine Internal Medicine at UC Davis

The Department of Medicine and Epidemiology in the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of California-Davis is recruiting for an Assistant Professor of Clinical Equine Internal Medicine.

Further information on this position is available in the attached PDF

A full position description and application instructions can be found at