Emergency Veterinarian - GVH Werribee

  • Part-time

Company Description

Greencross Veterinary Hospital Werribee is looking for an experienced Emergency Veterinarian to join their team on a permanent part-time or full-time basis!

Our state-of-the-art facility is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, offering a wide range of services to pet owners in western Melbourne. We are dedicated to providing exceptional veterinary care and supporting future practitioners through clinical experience at The University of Melbourne.

Job Description

We are currently seeking passionate, and experienced ECC Veterinarians who are ready to take the next step in their career.

This role offers a diverse and dynamic environment where you can expand your knowledge and skills. With the guidance of renowned ECC Specialist Dr Liam Donaldson (DACVECC) and a team of experienced registrars and specialists in Surgery, Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Neurology, Dentistry, and Anaesthesia, you will have the opportunity to handle complex cases that require critical care and multidisciplinary management.

As an ECC Veterinarian, you may encounter exciting cases such as patients requiring mechanical ventilation due to elapid snake envenomation, septic cases needing extensive monitoring and instrumentation, and post-operative multi-disciplinary cases requiring ICU referral. We are committed to fostering a culture of continuous learning and offer monthly morbidity and mortality rounds as well as ECC journal club discussions. Additionally, as a Greencross employee, you will enjoy numerous continuing education benefits outlined below.

Working in our Emergency and Critical Care team, you will have a flexible roster that supports shift work, ensuring you have ample time to recover and enjoy your days off.

In addition to your clinical responsibilities, you will play a vital role in shaping future veterinarians through on-the-floor training to DVM students from the University of Melbourne. You will also contribute significantly to the training of our Greencross Vet Hospital ECC interns as we establish our Greencross Vet Hospital ECC Internship program.

Additional Information

What we have on offer!

  • Part-Time or full-time position with flexible hours to accommodate personal and family commitments
  • Competitive above-market salaries, subject to annual review
  • Additional benefits including paid parental leave, car leasing programs, and discounted health and pet insurance
  • Support for visa and relocation needs for international or interstate applicants
  • Participation in charity events sponsored by the Petbarn Foundation
  • Complimentary access to the confidential Employee Assistance Program, lifeWorks 24/7

Benefits for Greencross Employees:

When you join our team, we are dedicated to nurturing your professional growth through the following:

  • National Clinical Symposium: Attend an in-person clinical conference featuring over 100 lectures across seven streams
  • Paid leave for continuing education opportunities
  • Practical clinical workshops in specialized areas such as ophthalmology, ultrasound, soft tissue surgery, wound management, nerve blocks, and basic dentistry
  • Comprehensive modular courses available in ophthalmology, ultrasound, dentistry, and radiology spanning four years
  • Access to external resources like VIN, Plumbs, VetStream, and Elsevier
  • Access to a wide range of GP and AEC webinars through Vet-Webinar, with an extensive archive of on-demand sessions and regular additions
  • S&E Certification: Obtain internationally recognized life-support techniques through RECOVER certification
  • Optional participation in a mentoring program for ongoing support and guidance
  • Stress-Free Pets Accreditation: Become certified in the Stress-Free Pets course, contributing to reduced stress levels for both team members and patients

Join our team at Greencross Veterinary Hospital in Werribee and become an integral part of a supportive and innovative environment where your contributions will be highly valued.