ONCOLOGY SPECIALISED INTERNSHIP
The Oncology department at Pride Veterinary Centre is currently comprised of one clinician, an ECVIM–CA (Oncology) Diplomate, one discipline-specific intern and two veterinary nurses. Rotating interns and students from the University of Nottingham rotate through our hospital. This is full time internship for 1 year.
Our current case load for Oncology varies between 4 and 8 new cases a week plus c 15-20 chemotherapy patients currently. We are seeing approximately 80% dogs and 20% cats. The service works alongside various disciplines: internal medicine, surgery, neurology, anaesthesia, ophthalmology, dermatology, exotics and cardiology.
The facilities at Pride Veterinary Centre include MRI scanner (1.5T GE), 16 slice CT scanner (GE), digital radiograph suite, 3 GE ultra-sound units including 1 for echo scans in cardiology service. Also endoscopy, fluoroscopy (GE), five surgical theatres, intensive care unit, isolation ward, laboratory staffed by laboratory technicians, and physiotherapy unit with hydrotherapy pool and underwater treadmill staffed by physiotherapists. The hospital is staffed 24 hours, 7 days per week.
Duties of the intern:
· Organisation of the daily procedures
· Placement of intravenous catheters
· Collection of blood, urine and faecal samples
· Sedation of animals
· Manage chemotherapy clinics
· Administer chemotherapy
· Monitoring of sedated or anaesthetised animals
· Restrain animals for procedures
The intern is NOT expected to:
Requirements for the position:
To submit an application for this role, all applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, CV, and the name of 2 people to contact as reference.
Email Rebecca at [email protected] or call 07970049413 for more information.
Derby, United Kingdom