Animal programs

Registrar / Senior Registrar / Veterinary Specialist in Small Animal Surgery with UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY

  • Full-time (38 hours per week), 12 months term employment, located on the Camperdown Campus
  • Opportunity to provide best practices in veterinary surgery and services as Registrar or Senior Registrar or Veterinary Specialist
  • HEO base salary 7/8/9 $106-145K pa + 17% superannuation + generous charge for registered specialist

About the Opportunity

This position is for a trained Small Animal Surgeon in residency within a team of Small Animal Surgeons that make up the Surgical Referral Service at the University Veterinary Teaching Hospital Sydney (UVTHS). The majority of time will be spent on clinical duties performing specialist level surgeries and providing clinical training to undergraduate and postgraduate students at UVTHS including residents, surgical interns and veterinary students . This role will provide clinical services to clients of the hospital and will train, supervise and evaluate students during rotations and play a role in the surgical residency training program.

The surgical team assists in the development and implementation of the unit’s strategic plan and participates in its management, including the development of a financially viable workload and clinical service. The position also involves a commitment to clinical research to deepen knowledge of their specialty.

Within the Sydney School of Veterinary Sciences, the University Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Sydney (UVTHS) offers a range of small animal veterinary disciplines including emergency/critical care, internal medicine, oncology, dermatology , anesthesiology, diagnostic imaging and primary care. It provides the clinical learning experience for DVM students and clinical residency students engaged in professional education programs, while providing benchmark level veterinary services and best practices to the public. The hospital is equipped with state-of-the-art operating theaters (renovated 3 years ago), a central sterile facility and an intensive care unit. Equipment includes TPLO/THR (CFX/BFX/Helica), AO plating equipment and Lock Fixin/ImexSK ESF/CRF and ILN system. We have state-of-the-art digital arthroscopy/laparoscopy equipment and intraoperative C-arm fluoroscopy. Our imaging suite is equipped with digital x-ray, 128-slice helical scanner and MRI. We have access to offsite scintigraphy, PET-CT, intraoperative helical CT and 3D CT printing of bone models as well as implants. Unique to UVTHS, there is a full feline intensive care unit, post-operative department, and I-131 department.

Registrar/ Senior Registrar/ Veterinary Specialist post operates within the teaching hospital of the School of Veterinary Sciences on the Camperdown campus. The school offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs in veterinary and related disciplines.

Your main responsibilities will be to:

  • supervise undergraduate and postgraduate clinical trainees in surgical rotation
  • provide an efficient surgical service for first opinion, second opinion and secondary referral cases
  • efficient clinical service for inpatient cases
  • play a leading role in the training of undergraduate and postgraduate students and residents, including practical instruction and demonstrations at Camperdown and Camden campuses
  • actively contribute to the management of the operating room
  • provide support for cases from other clinical departments within veterinary teaching teaching hospitals.

The Sydney School of Veterinary Science at the University of Sydney is ranked first in the Southern Hemisphere and 16th in the world among veterinary faculties (QS ranking 2021). In terms of research, the faculty is Australia’s top-ranked veterinary school (ERA 5/5). The School of Veterinary Sciences educates students and conducts research in veterinary and related sciences.

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About you

The University values ​​courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned with these values ​​and seek either a Registrar or Senior Registrar or Veterinary Specialist in Small Animal Surgery:

Clerk in veterinarian Small animal surgery (HEO Level 7) who is a working veterinarian with responsibility for his or her own clinical work and results; and who is involved in clinical teaching, contributes to consultation and/or senior-directed research, and provides high-quality primary access to clinical services.

Additionally, you must have:

  • a degree in veterinary science registerable in New South Wales, Australia.
  • have recently completed a recognized residency program in small animal surgery
  • advanced skills in small animal surgery and a demonstrated ability to work in a team and independently in surgery.

Senior Clerk in small animal veterinary surgery, (HEO Level 8) who is a veterinarian with responsibilities in a specific area of ​​clinical practice and who provides leadership in their chosen discipline while involved in undergraduate and postgraduate clinical training programs.

Additionally, you must have:

  • a degree in veterinary science registerable in New South Wales, Australia
  • completion of a recognized surgical residency or internship program and registration with the NSW Veterinary Practitioners Board
  • Completed at least 12 months of experience in small animal surgery since completing residency.

veterinary specialist in Small animal surgery (HEO level 9) who is a veterinarian with at least partial responsibility for the management of a unit or division, including the management of a range of personnel working in the relevant discipline or sub-discipline, who at :

  • a degree in veterinary science registerable in New South Wales, Australia
  • an ECVS or Diplomate ACVS or Fellowship of the ANZCVS qualification allowing registration with the NSW Veterinary Scientists Board as a specialist in small animal surgery
  • experience supervising undergraduate and postgraduate clinical trainees in small animal surgery.

The starting level will be determined based on the candidate’s skills, experience and knowledge.

The 15% veterinary clinical specialist charge is available once registered as a specialist with the NSW Veterinary Practitioners Board.

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Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of any required pre-employment or background checks on terms satisfactory to the University. Likewise, your continued employment is conditional on your satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary action, including the termination of your employment.

EEO declaration

At the University of Sydney, our shared values ​​include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a university community that reflects the larger community we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase the participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, people with disabilities, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and those who identify as LGBTIQ. We welcome applications from candidates from all walks of life.

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