Posted by Total Vets
  • 516 Gloucester Street, Christchurch, 8011, CAN, NZ

Job Description

Our Practice:

Our Total Vets clinic is looking for a passionate and knowledgeable vet to join their team. They are a busy small animal clinic that prides itself on high standards, efficient and friendly service. Their well-equipped clinic boasts digital x-ray, endoscopy, top of the line ultrasound, in- house lab, an on-site Clinical Pathologist, modern surgical facilities and a keen focus on new methods and technologies to work up our cases.

As a Specialised AI Clinic, our special interests include canine reproduction. Rehabilitation, we offer an underwater treadmill for Rehabilitation which is operated by a dedicated hydrotherapist. We perform stem cell treatments and Spectrum Allergy Testing for skin irritations.

The Opportunity:

The Total Vet’s practice is a busy clinic, it is not unusual for 11 surgeries to be done in one day. We can guarantee no day will ever be the same in this clinic. You will get exposure to surgeries that are not normally done at other clinics.  Having an on-site Clinical Pathologist not only allows our vets to access results quickly and allows them to develop their pathology knowledge in more detail.

The Right Veterinarian:

This is a great opportunity for a Veterinarian with 2 to 3 years’ experience who is driven and possess a thirst to learn and develop their medical knowledge and surgical skills.  Your high work standards and passion to develop your skills will be highly regarded and rewarded with a mentor who wants to teach and develop her junior Vets.  

  • A Vet with a degree registrable in NZ (we can sponsor the right overseas candidate)
  • An enthusiastic and motivated team 
  • player
  • A Vet that is proficient at most basic surgeries and can work up cases
  • Someone with great interpersonal 
  • skills someone willing to go the extra mile for patients and clients

We can offer:

  • Collaborative mentoring and support from motivated and forward-thinking colleagues
  • Continuing education opportunities, access to the employee assistance program
  • Work-life balance with no after-hours and shared weekend roster
  • A fast-paced and stimulating caseload from which to learn new skills and grow

This position offers a negotiable base salary range of $60,000 – $90,000 (pro-rata for part-time), dependant on the suitable applicant’s skills and experience. Whilst we seek to source applicants who meet the above criteria and skill set, alternative applicant’s may still be considered. In these cases, the base salary is subject to change to suit.

Job Details

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Small animal practitioner

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About Total Vets

  • Our mission is to provide exceptional veterinary surgical and medical care using modern equipment and
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