Australian Veterinary Association

Specialist in Veterinary Small Animal Internal Medicine

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Miranda, New South Wales, Australia
11 days ago


We have an exciting opportunity for a full-time internal medicine specialist to join our purpose-built hospital in beautiful sunny Sydney, Australia.  At Veterinary Specialists of Sydney (VSOS) everything we do is based upon the belief in our team. This belief centres on treating our staff, clients and referring veterinarians as part of our VSOS family. We strive to deliver the best outcomes every single time, with minimal boundaries to our endless enthusiasm. If your wish is to join a family-like culture, then please reach out to us.

About us:

VSOS is a privately-owned world-class specialist and 24-hour emergency hospital, Advanced Treatment Centre (ATC) and offer a mobile specialist service to our local veterinarians around greater Sydney. Currently, we have a team of over 150 passionate people, with specialists in internal medicine, surgery and diagnostic imaging and other subspecialties on the near horizon including neurology, cardiology, ECC and oncology. We are complemented by 17 well trained emergency veterinarians that run our busy emergency department.

A unique feature that sets us apart is undoubtedly our culture. We are fierce about looking after one another and collectively that’s makes us exceptional. When people are happy at work, there are no boundaries. This is made possible because our owners and directors are specialist veterinarians working in amongst the team leading by example. Our model is simple – let specialists do specialist things and allow the support staff to shine. We won’t make it hard when asking for additional nurses, interns or equipment, we know you need them!

We have a strong and innovative interventional radiology department led by Dr Karina Graham with frequent human IR doctors assisting. We perform intra-arterial chemotherapy, prostatic embolisation, liver trans-arterial chemoembolisation, vascular stenting, all endourology techniques and some interventional cardiac techniques including pacemakers and balloon valvuloplasty. Dr Andrew Levien is paving the way with bionic limbs and osteointegration techniques. Our soft tissue surgeons are exceptional, enthusiastic and most importantly approachable. They enjoy cardiac surgery, neurology as well as all complex cases.

Our nurses, reception and all operational staff are like minded and awesome. They bring a smile and a ‘can do’ attitude every day. They are inspired by the passion in their veterinary leaders and are side by side on the same journey. We aim for a 2-3 nurse to specialist ratio in addition interns and residents.

We have a dedicated intensive care area currently, however in 3 months our new ICU will be ready. This will house our brand-new high dependency crib, integrated Menios ICU beds and Servo-U ventilators with high flow oxygen to name a few.

Our current array of equipment (most purchased brand new) includes:

  • Siemens Magnetom 1.5T MRI
  • Siemens Go.Up 64 slice CT
  • Siemens Mobile X-ray machines (can be moved to the patient bedside)
  • Philips Zenition Fluoroscopy
  • Philips Epic Ultra ultrasound and 2x CX-50 portable units
  • Maquet Servo-I Ventilators (will be updated to Servo-U touchscreen with high flow O2)
  • Olympus and Storz full array of endoscopy equipment
  • On-hand stents for ALL situations
  • Canine blood bank with on-site cherished feline donors
  • In-house blood gas (EPOC), biochemistry, haematology, coagulation, etc.
  • TEG access locally

About you:

The ideal candidate will be adaptive, have an open mind, willing to learn, be a team-player and have exceptional communication skills. We love to work as a team and bounce ideas off one-another. Sharing of knowledge, technique, and experience with each other is vital. A sense of humour is important. We are a young, growing team who are full of enthusiasm, and we would like applicants to share the same values.

What is on offer for you:

  • A collaborative, supportive and diverse team environment
  • A culture focused on individual growth and strong team support
  • A highly competitive salary
  • Training opportunities and career progression
  • To be part of a rare, non-corporate multi-disciplinary veterinary specialist hospital in Sydney
  • Assistance with visa sponsorship and relocation
  • Generous CPD allowance and CE leave
  • Compressed and flexible work hours
  • Staff discounts
  • Compassionate leaders who ‘cap the bill’ on those special cases
  • Likely a broken rescue puppy within 2 weeks of starting

VSOS is in the southern part of Sydney, just minutes from renowned beautiful sandy beaches, breath-taking national parks and 25 minutes from the city centre. It couldn’t be in a more perfect location.

VSOS offers a supportive, flexible and positive work environment. Your income and career path are only limited by your imagination, but you better hurry, because we’re in the fast lane looking for runners. If this sounds like the position for you, then please submit your CV with interest to or call +61 2 8376 8767.

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The successful applicant would be a fellow of the ANZCVS or ACVIM or ECVIM board-certified. However, residency trained candidate with an intention to sit the examinations for these colleges will also be considered.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 62235381
  • Location:
    Miranda, New South Wales, Australia
  • Position Title: Specialist in Veterinary Small Animal Internal Medicine
  • Company Name For Job: VSOS
  • Position: Veterinarian - small animal
  • Job Type: Full time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 2-3 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%

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