Inner West Sydney – Ophthalmology Internship

Location: Strathfield  |  New South Wales  |  Australia
Sector: Vets
Consultant: Sam Whatley
Job Reference: WSYD19
Job Status: Temporary / Full Time

Internship: Ophthalmology 12-18 months

About us
The Ophthalmology department at our hospital is pleased to offer an internship in Ophthalmology at our busy referral practice located at Homebush in Sydney. The ophthalmology department is supported by a range of specialist services including internal medicine; surgery; oncology; diagnostic imaging; behavioural medicine; exotics and avian; and emergency and critical care. Our team is supported by the latest equipment and offers the highest standard of care in ophthalmic case management and surgery.

We are able to offer an exciting opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to take on an ophthalmology internship position commencing in February 2020.

The role
You will work predominantly under the guidance and mentorship of our ophthalmologist, as well as more broadly within our team of professional veterinarians and expert nursing staff. Interns are expected to participate in journal club, case presentations and present an annual seminar. Interns will develop experience in ophthalmic examinations and case management as well as theoretical and practical ophthalmic surgical skills over the course of the internship. Completion of an ophthalmic research project and submission of a peer-reviewed manuscript for publication is required.

What we can offer
The internship offers an outstanding opportunity for a highly motivated, hardworking, experienced and professional individual to work and learn in a busy and friendly referral hospital team. It provides the perfect opportunity for individuals wishing to pursue future specialist training in veterinary ophthalmology. The position includes 4 weeks annual leave and excellent remuneration and benefits.

Candidates must be eligible for veterinary registration in NSW, have at least 1-2 years of clinical experience, excellent communication skills and a strong knowledge base on which to build.