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ECC Residency and Internship positions in Liège, Belgium

The Division of Emergency and Critical Care, Department of Small Animal Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Liège, Belgium, is offfering a position for a Resident in small animal emergency and critical care, starting September 1, 2021 as well as an Internship position with a focus on ECC.

Detailed descriptions for the positions as well as instructions on how to apply can be found in the following documents:

Faculty position in emergency and intensive care in Utrecht, NL

The Department of Clinical Sciences of Companion Animals, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University invites applications for a full time faculty position in the Section of Companion Animal Emergency and Critical Care (ECC).

Are you interested in a change of scenery and living in a vibrant European city with a high standard of living and international flair? Does the chance to teach students and house officers and help advance the specialty of ECC in Europe fit your professional interests? The attached document has more information on the position and ways to apply.

ECC Specialist in Hampshire, UK

Due to rapid growth of our hospital, we have an exciting opportunity for a specialist criticalist (ACVECC or ECVECC diplomate or a residency trained/board eligible individual, registered with the RCVS and eligible to work in the UK) to join our emergency critical care team on a full or part-time basis. 

Lumbry Park Veterinary Specialists is a large specialist-led multidisciplinary referral hospital situated just outside Alton, Hampshire, UK; providing veterinary referral services across the South of England including London, the South Coast and the Thames Valley. The hospital is an ISFM gold feline clinic and was awarded the BVHA design award for an outstanding working environment. We are a partner of the University Surrey Veterinary Program for those with an interest in undergraduate teaching. LPVS is part of CVS (UK) Ltd, the largest provider of integrated veterinary services in the UK; the referrals division currently operates nine referral hospitals across the UK and Ireland.

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

Senior clinician in Emergency and Critical Care 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 a specialist (boarded or eligible) in Emergency and Critical Care (ACVECC/ECVECC) or in Internal Medicine (ACVIM/ECVIM) with special interest in emergency and critical care to join the emergency and critical care team.

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

The EVECCS Veterinary Nurse/Technician scholarship

In memory of Louise O’Dwyer

Dear EVECCS members,

We are opening the EVECCS Veterinary Nurse/Technician scholarship for the second year.

Application will open from the 15th of January 2021 to the 15th of February. The 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
  • Labs & social program are not included in the grant
  • Application forms will be posted here starting from 15 th of January 2021 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 2021. If you receive the award and are unable to use the award for 2021 for any reason, your award will be forfeited and the
    scholarship will be awarded to the next eligible person from the applicant pool.
  • In the event of EVECCS 2021 be an online congress due to COVID-19 safety and travelling restrictions, the scholarship will give the winner the access to the online congress
    and to one year EVECCS membership.

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

Sincerely,
The EVECCS Board

EVECCS TRAVEL GRANT 2021

The European Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society (EVECCS) has decided to cancel the travel grant for veterinarians and nurse/technician due to the current covid-19 pandemic safety and travel restrictions still be in place all over Europe.

For further information about the travel grant and future plans please visit the Grants page. Do not hesitate to contact the travel grant committee (travel-grant@eveccs.org) if you have any informal enquiries about the grant or questions for future applications.

Emergency Veterinarian, CityU VMC, Hong Kong

CityU VMC is the largest small animal medical centre in Hong Kong with over 35,000 sq ft which include 22 consultation rooms, a first-of-a-kind in Hong Kong intensive care unit for animals, a cardiology suite, 7 surgical theatre suites, pharmacy and equipped with diagnosis and treatment, including 64-slice CT scanner, MRI system, digital radiography, ultrasound, colour doppler echocardiography, intra-operative fluoroscopy and endoscopy.

With our multicultural professional veterinarian and support staff, we are committed to uphold the highest medical standards and provide exceptional care for pets.

We continuously search for new talent to join our team, now we are looking for a passionate, committed and enthusiastic Emergency Veterinarian.

Details on the position and ways to apply can be found in the attached document.

Faculty Position in Small Animal ECC, Purdue University, West Lafayette, USA

Purdue University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences invites applications from qualified individuals for a full-time Clinical-Track Position in Emergency and Critical Care (ECC) at the level of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will join the three current full-time ECC faculty.

The department works with and is supported by a team of board-certified specialists in other areas including anesthesiology, behavior, cardiology, clinical pathology, pathology, dentistry,dermatology, internal medicine, laboratory animal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, surgery, theriogenology and toxicology. The department is nurturing a growing program which includes several experienced emergency doctors, and a residency training program with three residents. The ECC department is supported by 15 licensed veterinary technicians, two of which are VTS (ECC) with three others currently seeking certification.

The ECC service is well established and able to receive and treat advanced trauma cases as well as provide advanced critical care monitoring and support for our patients. The ECC service has had a consistently growing caseload and receives emergency referrals as well as local emergency cases for Tippecanoe County and the surrounding area.

Further details about the position and information on how to apply can be found in the attached document.

Assistant or Full Professor of Small Animal ECC at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, USA

The Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences at Louisiana State University is searching for a Veterinarian to provide service in small animal emergency and critical care in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital at the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine.

This faculty position will participate in training of Residents, Interns, and veterinary students within the Emergency & Critical Care Unit. This faculty position will also participate in scholarly activities activities within the Veterinary Clinical Sciences Department and Emergency & Critical Care Unit.

Further details and information on how to apply for this position can be found in the attached document.

ECC Veterinary Surgeon at Moorview Referrals, Northumberland, UK

This is a daytime ECC position based on a 3 day week and 1 in 4 weekends. You would be required to manage any urgent/critical cases that come in through the day, work them up and perform surgery if you wish (this will be heavily supported by the surgeons). As an integral part of the team, you will be heavily involved in case management, looking after inpatients and developing treatment plans too.

You will be working alongside an experienced referral team, offering services in orthopaedics, neurology including spinal surgery, soft tissue surgery, internal medicine and cardiology. We offer great facilities at our state of the art purpose-built hospital (with on-site MRI and CT), this will offer you a great learning environment. You will see a wide range of interesting cases and your skills by using all the equipment and working with experienced clinicians, will improve dramatically. We have a 1.5T MRI scanner, 80 slice Toshiba CT scanner, 3 ultrasound machines, fluoroscopy, digital radiography, laparoscopic equipment, arthroscopy, ECG, hydrotherapy.

We are located with the beautiful county of Northumberland, close to the coast, with lovely beaches. Newcastle upon Tyne is a vibrant historic city with excellent nightlife. We will support your interests through our generous CPD allowance and vet surgeon development programme, ensure you are refreshed with ample holidays and look after you with our wellbeing programme.

The ideal candidate will have an interest in managing emergency and hospital cases. We would like someone with a strong interest in internal medicine or ECC. A certificate holder or someone who would wish to pursue a certificate would be ideal, but happy to consider other applicants.

More details and instructions on how to apply can be found on this website.