An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Referral Medicine Clinician to join our team here at Bath Vet Referrals, Rosemary Lodge Veterinary Hospital!
The role will be responsible for managing medicine cases to a referral standard, and for communicating with clients and referring vets. Referral clinicians are expected to perform their own diagnostic imaging (ultrasound and CT) with the support of colleagues and remote specialist interpretation.
The role can be full time (4 days per week) or part time (2 or 3 days per week). The weekend and weekday night on call rota is shared equally between referral clinicians, currently 1 in 6.
Bath Vet Referrals offers referrals in small animal medicine, soft tissue surgery, orthopaedic surgery, medical neurology, spinal surgery, cardiology, ophthalmology and rehabilitation. We see referral cases from across the South West and South Wales. We have on site MRI, CT and separate modern surgical and medical endoscopy systems. Referral clinicians receive 6 weeks holiday per year plus bank holidays, RCVS renewal fees, medical insurance, CPD budget and 6 days CPD allowance. We have a small friendly team that work together to support each other. Bath Vet Referrals is part of the IVC Evidensia Referral Network.
About the Team and Culture
Our team consists of two medicine clinicians and four surgeons (five Advanced Practitioners). We have 9 Referral Nurses, some of which have certificates and the Advanced Nursing Diploma, with two nurses studying towards level 7 certificates.
Applicants must have Advanced Practitioner status in Small Animal Medicine, ideally with a minimum of two years of post-certificate experience of managing complex medical cases. A high level of competence with ultrasound would be ideal, but further training in ultrasound and CT will be provided if necessary. Specialists / Diplomates in Small Animal Internal Medicine are also welcome to apply.
Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:
- CPD paid days and allowance
- L&D opportunities through the IVC Evidensia Academy
- Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
- Private Medical InsuranceBVA Membership paid
- VDS cover
- Birthday leave
- Discounted veterinary fees
- Various discounts including retail & gym memberships
- Cycle to Work scheme
- Service-related company sick pay
- Sponsorship for overseas employees
- Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing
- Relocation packages
- Career progression opportunities
As a BAME and LGBTQ+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer, we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long-term health conditions and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.
Please apply by emailing a CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org (initial enquiries also very welcome).
Closing date for applications is the 29th April 2022.