Location: Pride Veterinary Centre
Salary/Rate: £22,500.00 / Annum
Pride Veterinary Centre is a state-of-the-art multidisciplinary referral hospital with specialist lead teams in Surgery, Medicine, Neurology, Cardiology, Anaesthesia, Diagnostic Imaging, Oncology and Ophthalmology. We strive to deliver world class patient care and our fantastic facilities provide a superb environment including 13 consultation rooms, 7 inpatient wards, including a dedicated intensive care unit, 5 theatres, full advanced imaging suite (CT and MRI), 3 ultrasound rooms, an endoscopy suite, hydrotherapy pool and treadmill and dedicated chemotherapy & radio-iodine treatment rooms. Pride Veterinary Centre is a teaching hospital, in full collaboration with University of Nottingham Veterinary School. This provides the opportunity to support teaching and research interests.We are an enthusiastic neurology team who enjoy discussing cases and advancing in neurology, whether it be medical or surgical. We have weekly MRI rounds, journal club and book club to progress in our field. We have currently 4 neurology clinicians (1 diplomate, 3 residency-trained clinicians), 2 residents, 2 neurology nurses in addition to the open position of the neurology intern.The successful candidate will ideally have either experience in first opinion practice or completed a rotating internship and wants more exposure to the neurology speciality. They will be required to assist the neurology clinicians in daily care of patients, consultations, diagnostic procedures and neurosurgeries. This includes some degree of nursing and administrative duties. The desire to pursue a residency is not a requirement, however, this internship programme is aimed at preparing the candidate for a residency. The programme will provide training in both medical and surgical neurology. Upon completion of the internship programme, the successful neurology intern will have acquired skills/knowledge to include: • Training in neurological examination and localisation• Performing a neurology consult under the supervision of a neurologist• CSF collection and analysis• interpretation of MRI, CT and spinal radiography• Participation in journal club and MRI rounds Opportunity for observation of basic electrodiagnostic studies (EMG, NCV, BAER) will be available. Communication skills, decision-making and independent thought will also be emphasised.In addition to the neurology specific training, our interns are involved in covering a small amount of weekend duties to facilitate care for all inpatients.Professional 1. Excellent access to training2. Regular journal clubs3. In house CPDPersonal 1. Generous CPD allowance (£1000/ year)2. 28 days holiday (including bank holidays) + your birthday off work (if rota’d)3. Day off following weekend work4. Death in service cover5. Practice focus on health and well being
1. Previous rotating internship or 2 years clinical experience 2. Registration with RCVS3. Strong interest in small animal neurology4. Excellent communication skills
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