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    Specialist in Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care

    Sydney NSW Australia

    • Work with a leading provider of specialist and emergency veterinary care
    • Challenging yet supportive environment
    • Excellent remuneration and benefits (including relocation package)

    An exciting opportunity for a Criticalist to join the one of the leading Specialist and Emergency Hospitals in Sydney, Australia on a full-time permanent basis.

    About Your New Role

    An exciting opportunity has become available for another Emergency and Critical Care Specialist to join a dedicated and friendly team. This full-time role is to work as part of our multi-disciplinary referral team which offers specialist services such as 24-hour emergency and critical care, internal medicine, diagnostic imaging, surgery, oncology, ophthalmology, cardiology, behaviour, and physiotherapy.

    Due to increase in workload and growth of the business we are currently expanding and building a brand-new dedicated ICU for critical care patients fit out with brand-new cutting-edge equipment. This will improve the effectiveness of our established Emergency and Critical Care team of over 40, highly experienced specialists, emergency vets and a large contingent of nurses.

    Our teams have access to the following state-of-the-art imaging and diagnostic equipment in our hospital facility.

    • 5T High Field MRI
    • 64 slice Siemens cardiac CT scanner
    • Digital X-ray
    • Cardiac and abdominal ultrasound facilities
    • Full in-house laboratory.
    • Three fully equipped dedicated surgical theatres
    • Latest Olympus CV-190 endoscopy system

    About You

    The ideal applicant will be motivated, committed to patient care, and share a vision for a collaborative working environment, where referring veterinarians and pet owners receive personal gold standard service. This position requires interaction with a large team of specialists, veterinarians and nurses. Good communications skills and an ability to work as a team are essential. A strong commitment to continued professional development is also desirable.

    Essential Criteria

    • Applicants should be registered or be qualified as a specialist in Emergency and Critical Care, Diplomate (ACVECC, ECVECC) or Fellow (ANZCVS).
    • Applicants that have completed their residency training are encouraged to apply

    We Offer

    • Sydney is the largest city in Australia, known for being a city on the water, with its extensive beaches, stunning harbour and internationally recognised architecture, Sydney offers the pros of a large international city, but also the relaxed beach lifestyle that is unlike most places in the world.
    • A full-time permanent role with generous salary of $270k + superannuation and benefits package with no commission structure, to encourage close collaboration across the hospital
    • Migration support is available and financial support towards relocation expenses is on offer for international Vets
    • Exceptional continuing education allowance and support in ongoing professional development in your chosen area of speciality
    • Collaborating with a national network of like-minded dedicated specialists, interns, vets, nurses and support team members

    How to Contact Us

    If you interested in a great opportunity to be part of a national team of Specialists in a state-of-the-art facility, please click apply or send your resume to Matthew Lacey, Talent Acquisition Partner on



    Our Emergency and Critical Care (ECC) department is excited to offer the opportunity of a full-time ECC Consultant to join our purpose-built hospital.

    The hospital

    North Shore Veterinary Specialist Centre is one of multiple hospitals in the Vet Partners group that has multiple hospitals and clinics throughout Australia. As such there is high out of hours caseload which feeds the ECC referral team. The referral hospital is multidisciplinary with referral services in surgery and internal medicine.

    Our services include:

    • Anaesthesia
    • Diagnostic imaging service
    • Growing oncology service
    • Ophthalmological, dentistry and exotics referral services on-site
    • Purpose built MRI facility (coming in February 2022)
    • Interns, a medicine resident and specialty nurses to support the services.
    • Pet Ambulance Service

    The team here are a fantastic group of people – with many celebrating work anniversaries this year of over ten years and multiple vets coming back after specialist training or staying on after training here. As a busy referral hospital, you would have access to the expected tools – dedicated ICU, multiple mechanical ventilators (for tick time here!), ultrasoundCT, MRI (as of Feb 2022), TEGinterventional radiology and a blood bank. On-site there is the Vet Partners Training Centre for use and we have a good network with the local practices.

    About you

    The successful applicant would ideally be ACVECC or ECVECC board-certified. However, candidates eligible to sit the qualifying examinations for these colleges will also be considered as would fellows of the ANZCVS.

    The role

    The ECC department in this hospital is growing significantly and you would join a team currently consisting of one other board-certified criticalist, 1-3 ECC interns, rotating interns and multiple ECC-specific nurses.

    You would be involved in:

    • Training and supervising interns with the support of an administrative manager
    • Advising the out of hours and general practice team
    • Consulting on critical cases feeding from the entire hospital and our network

    The location

    We are located in the North Shore of Sydney which is centrally-located to everything that matters – beaches, sun and decent coffee.

    Additional Benefits - $5000 study allowance, 1 week conference leave, 4-day work week

    For further information please contact Victoria Nguyen on 0422882885 or




    University College Dublin Veterinary Hospital (UCDVH) is a leading multi-disciplinary, specialist, veterinary referral and teaching hospital located in the thriving city of Dublin in the east of Ireland. Small animal services include internal medicine (emergency and routine), dermatology, diagnostic imaging, oncology, anaesthesia and surgery (orthopaedics, neurosurgery, soft tissue surgery), as well as in-house rehabilitation and physiotherapy. We are seeking a highly motivated, proactive individual, board-certified or an individual who has completed the approved residency training programme in Emergency and Critical Care (ECVECC or ACVECC), Small Animal Internal Medicine (ECVIM-CA, ACVIM) or Analgesia and Anaesthesia (ECVAA or ACVAA) who are passionate about delivering clinical and teaching excellence in emergency and critical care, are excellent “team players” and have a strong interest in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching. This is an exciting opportunity to join a progressive, and growing team of highly trained residents, interns and nurses in our fully equipped intensive care unit.

    Our hospital is facilitated with digital radiography, 32 slice Siemens CT and a brand-new state of the art 1.5T MRI, fluoroscopy, laparoscopic and arthroscopic imaging systems, interventional radiology, commercial laboratory, and a radioactive iodine suite. Our very large clinical caseload provides opportunity for ongoing clinical research that is actively encouraged. The successful applicant will work alongside a full complement of specialists and residents in training in various disciplines (ECVS, ECVIM-CA, ECVDI, ECVP, ECVCP, ECVAA).

    This permanent academic post has 50% off clinic time and great potential for academic development and advancement through outreach, research, innovation etc. This position is particularly suitable for a qualified Diplomate although those who are board-eligible will also be considered. Guidance and facilitation of study time for board examinations will be accommodated if applicable.

    Informal enquiries to:

    Professor Carmel Mooney, Section Head Veterinary Clinical Sciences

    Tel: + 353-1-716-6026 (


    Full details and application procedure available on . Click ‘Job Vacancies’, click ‘Job Vacancies for External Applicants’, enter Ref. 014425


    United States

    Portland Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Care of Portland, Maine is seeking a board-certified or residency-trained Emergency Critical Care Specialist to join our client and patient-focused multidisciplinary emergency and specialty practice. PVESC is one of the largest, privately owned 24/7 hospitals in the northeast and includes the specialties of internal medicine (4), surgery (4), critical care (2), oncology, ophthalmology, cardiology, dermatology, acupuncture/integrative medicine, radiology, and radioactive iodine therapy.

    PVESC has grown exponentially over the last twenty years and has earned a reputation of integrity, collaboration, and excellence in veterinary health care delivery. We are searching for a candidate to be an integral part of our energetic, passionate, and genial professional family. Working with two other criticalists, and supported by experienced ER clinicians, technician specialists and trained, licensed technicians, the successful candidate will provide high quality, compassionate care to their patients and the people who love them. Portland, Maine has been voted one of the “Top Ten Places to Live” by TripAdvisor. You will have ample time off to enjoy the coastline, islands, mountains, a working waterfront, art, 5-star restaurants, microbreweries, wineries, concerts, opera, theatre, and professional sports teams. It is a fabulous place to enjoy a work-life balance and family life!


    • Flexible schedule
    • Competitive salary plus very nice incentive bonus
    • Relocation package
    • CE allowance
    • Paid holidays plus PTO
    • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision and disability insurance
    • Professional licensing/dues
    • Retirement program
    • Potential for future buy-in

    For further information about the position, please feel free to call and email your CV to Dr. Mauria O’Brien, DVM, DACVECC, 217-778-0932,

    POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Washington State University (WSU) Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS) in the College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) seeks to fill two full-time continuous career track (clinical track) or permanent tenure track faculty positions in small animal emergency and critical care (ECC). The successful applicants will join a dedicated team focused on clinical teaching, clinical service and scholarship.  The positions are available immediately. The Department is open to novel position structures, including a less than full-time position to allow for private sector activities.  

    The ECC service is currently staffed by 3 boarded criticalists, 4 ECC residents, 7 ECC specialty interns, technician supervisor (VTS-ECC), licensed veterinary technicians, veterinary technician assistants, and patient service coordinators. The unit’s strategic plan includes expansion of all levels of staffing to facilitate operation of parallel critical care and emergency services.  State-of-the-art equipment and facilities are currently available within the service and hospital and include the capability for high-flow oxygen therapy and long term mechanical ventilation, point-of-care ultrasound, multi-parameter monitoring system, in-house laboratories, thromboelastography (TEG), on-site blood bank, digital radiography, 3T magnetic resonance (MR) imaging, computed tomography (CT), and electrodiagnostic equipment.  Endoscopy, bronchoscopy, laparoscopy, and arthroscopy are also available.  Our surgical facility is equipped with a full range of surgical equipment including an operating microscope, a stereotactic brain biopsy system, and a Nico Myraid for tumor resection. WSU is recognized nationally and internationally for transsphenoidal hypophysectomy and currently has an active Pituitary Surgical Team and provides a unique opportunity to care for these patients in our ICU. The physical rehabilitation facility is equipped with an underwater treadmill, electric muscle stimulator and therapeutic ultrasound and is under the supervision of a certified canine rehabilitation practitioner. In addition, the Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH) is the leading referral center in the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest with over 20,000 patient visits per year as a regional tertiary care facility and provides the ECC service with a broad-based caseload.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:  The successful applicant will participate in clinical service for the VTH, clinical and didactic instruction of professional veterinary students, interns, residents, and potential graduate students (in direct support of the ECC residency program), and conduct collaborative or independent research/scholarship within the candidate’s area of interest.  Expectations for scholarship/research will be greater for a successful tenure track applicant, appropriate to rank. The successful applicant must be able to communicate effectively, work collegially, and collaborate with people of diverse backgrounds. 

    QUALIFICATIONS:  Candidates must possess a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree or a related foreign equivalent degree (such as a BVSc), or an individual who has completed an ACVECC approved residency training program in emergency and critical care, or board-certified before date of hire.  Successful candidates must demonstrate a commitment and relevant ability to successfully advocate for diversity and values of diversity. 

    Considerations regarding rank and faculty track will be determined based on the interests and qualifications of the candidate, as will division of time between teaching, clinical duty, and scholarly activity. 

    For Tenure Track consideration, candidates must demonstrate a significant record of scholarship. Applicants for an Assistant Professor position must demonstrate potential to establish and maintain an externally funded research program. Applicants for Associate Professor must have an active extramurally-funded research program with a record of peer-reviewed publications and national/international recognition.

    Preferred qualifications for both career and tenure track applicants include a record of scholarly productivity consistent with the level of experience and appropriate to rank and track (Assistant or Associate/Career or Tenure), as evidenced by collaborative basic, clinical or applied research and publication of results in peer-reviewed scientific journals, evidence of expertise in teaching, and commitment to provision of outstanding clinical service.

    In accordance with Washington State Governor’s Proclamation 21-14.1, as a condition of employment, you must be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation by time of hire. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving their last shot in a vaccine series.  Vaccine or an approved accommodation will be verified prior to your first day of work.  Should you not be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation you will not be able to start employment with WSU.  Information regarding vaccine verification and/or requesting a medical/religious accommodation is available at Please contact HRS at or 509-335-4521 if you have questions.

    APPLICATION INFORMATION:  Applications received by May 23, 2022 will be considered in the initial review process.   Applicants are required to submit an electronic application through including a cover letter summarizing the candidate’s qualifications and stating desired faculty track and rank; curriculum vitae; summary statement of teaching interests and goals; statement of research interests and goals; statement of commitment/contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion; and contact information including email address and phone number for three professional references.  Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Linda Martin, Chair of the Search Committee, by email (  or by telephone (509) 432-9320. 

    AREA OVERVIEW:  The VTH aspires to be the country’s best academic veterinary hospital for patients, students, clients, colleagues, and community. The joint mission of the VTH and VCS is to improve the health and well-being of all animals through excellence in medical care, training future veterinarians, and finding innovative ways to diagnose and treat disease. Dedicated to this vision and mission are over 60 full-time faculty members and 170 staff and house officers.

    The WSU CVM is organized into five departments/schools, including VCS, Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology (VMP), Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience (IPN), the School of Molecular Biosciences (SMB), and the Paul G. Allen School for Global Health, each dedicated to excellence in teaching, research, and service (

    Washington State University is a PAC-12 school and a land-grant institution with an enrollment of approximately 20,000 students on the Pullman campus and 30,000 students system-wide.  The University of Idaho, also a land-grant university, is located in Moscow, Idaho, 8 miles from the Pullman campus.  These communities offer a friendly, small-town living environment and access to a rich assortment of cultural, recreational, and athletic attractions.  Pullman has a four-season climate, clean air, good schools, affordable homes, and a low crime rate.  Pullman (population 34,000) is about 75 miles south of Spokane, Washington, and lies close to recreational areas in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and British Columbia. To learn more about the Pullman community, visit: The university’s web page,, offers additional information about WSU and the surrounding area.

    WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.


    Are you interested in working at a fun, collaborative emergency/specialty practice that focuses on providing high standards of care as well invested in practice culture and mission? The Veterinary Medical Center in Syracuse, NY is proud to have an established critical care service that is growing, and we are in search of a third criticalist who can work alongside other specialists to provide collaborative care in a positive, collegial manner. 

    The VMC is a VECCS Level 1 facility encompassing 18,000 sq ft (with plans for upcoming new hospital build) that currently offers 24-hour emergency in addition to Internal Medicine, Surgery, Oncology, Radiology, Nutrition, Anesthesiology, Cardiology (coming soon!) and Critical Care. In addition, within the VMC exists CARE, a complementary rehabilitation and pain management center.

    Attached to the VMC is an IDEXX reference laboratory, which enables accurate test results with a fast turnaround time for hospitalized patients. The criticalists work 3-4 days shifts per week. We are proud to offer excellent pay and benefits in addition to other "perks" (monthly on-site massages, regular employee appreciation events, social worker to assist with successful communications and wellness tools/assessments, etc.).

    We offer a robust compensation package that includes a generous CE allowance and paid time off,

    disability/life/PLIT insurance, paid FMLA leave and STOCK! 

    New grads will have paid time off for board preparation as well.  

    The CC Service is equipped to provide the highest standards of care and evidence-based medicine with invasive and noninvasive multiparameter monitoring, multiple oxygen cages, ESPRIT ventilator and High Flow Nasal O2 coming soon.  We maintain an in-house stock of blood products as well as an active community whole blood donor program.  

    Do you enjoy teaching?  Great!  We also host an ER Immersion Program for new veterinary school grads interested in ER - a program in which all specialists are involved.  We also host an internship program with an 88% success rate on matching interns with residencies.

    As mentioned above, we invest in our culture to ensure a safe, inclusive, collaborative and collegial environment for all.  Aside from regular team meetings, we have also incorporated the assistance of a Licensed Social Worker to assist us with building and maintaining a consistent culture amongst all teams and that any issues are addressed openly in a supportive manner.

    Boarded criticalists and those who have completed an ACVECC approved ECC residency will be considered for the position. Third year residents are encouraged to apply.  Please visit our website at for more information about our hospital. Interested applicants should contact Maureen Luschini VMD, DACVECC, Medical Director, through or call 315-446-7933.

    Syracuse is located in beautiful upstate NY and offers many activities for the outdoor enthusiast (hiking, running, kayaking, swimming, triathlons, snowmobiling, skiing, etc.). We are located near the Finger Lakes that boasts beautiful wineries as well as craft beer makers, which complements Syracuse's blossoming culinary scene. We appreciate our staff, and your Wellness is our priority! From monthly massages to week-long appreciation events, we are invested to making our practice a place to join and stay.


    • DVM/VMD
    • NY State License
    • DACVECC status or completed an ACVECC approved ECC residency
    • Positive mindset
    • Team player
    • Collegial & Collaborative
    • Mindful of one’s energy brought to the workspace

    Hagyard Equine Medical Institute, McGee Medical Center, Lexington, Kentucky USA

    Are you looking for a career that can offer you a better work-life balance while practicing high quality medicine? We are a busy private practice looking to expand our internal medicine and emergency service while providing optimum quality of life for our practicing specialists. We are seeking an ACVECC criticalist, or an individual who has completed an ACVECC approved residency training in emergency and critical care with emphasis in internal medicine, who want to practice high-quality, high-volume emergency medicine in the heart of central Kentucky. Schedules can be flexible to suit qualified applicants with the goal of providing ample time off for all specialists while continuing to provide the highest standard of care to our patients.

    We are looking to expand our current emergency service which consists of a cohesive group of six internists (5 ACVIM and 1 ACVECC and ACVIM certified Diplomates) with a range of experience. We are currently supported by numerous surgeons, theriogenologists, an ophthalmologist, as well as a robust field service (which includes a DACVIM).

    Our service’s caseload is rapidly expanding including > 300 NICU foals as well as a variety of medical cases per year (> 2200 in-hospital medical cases/year).  We have a great group of support staff including a full in-house lab and pharmacy.  Our department offers an internal medicine preceptorship with includes the mentoring of > 15 residents and > 50 veterinary students a year.

    These positions will offer a competitive benefits package, and salary would be commensurate with qualifications. These positions will be filled when we find the right person (s) for our team.

    Please contact Nathan Slovis for more information. or 859.253.0002