Job ID: 4166

Job Title: Veterinary Surgeon

Region: East Anglia

County: Suffolk

Profession: Veterinary Surgeon

Category: Small Animal

Position: Permanent

Start Date: ASAP

End Date: None

Job Description: 11 vet, small animal practice in Bury St. Edmunds looking to expand their team with a 12th vet! The post holder will: To assess all cases, formulating and implementing preventative, diagnostic and treatment plans as appropriate. To ensure all treatment is carried out in accordance with practice protocols. To maintain regular communication with clients regarding case progress, ensuring clients are advised of case costs and informed consent is given for procedures and colleagues as necessary To maintain accurate and complete clinical records, including correct charging out of goods and services. To assess in-patients, formulate treatment plans, setting or arranging tasks as appropriate liaising with the client and colleagues, including carrying out surgical procedures, operating anaesthetic machines, ultrasound equipment and x-ray equipment as required. To liaise with staff at the RSPCA centre providing veterinary care for their animals. To undertake and co-ordinate pro bono care of wildlife cases. To prescribe veterinary medicines as appropriate, ensuring compliance with legislation covering dispensing, handling, recording, controlling and storage of drugs, medicines and other substances. To liaise with clients and referral veterinarian in cases referred for specialise opinions outside the practice. To maintain a good working knowledge of current best practice and ensure own development via CPD. To work alongside and delegate tasks as required with the nursing staff. Competitive salary dependent on experience, pension plan, cover professional memberships, support CPD and certificates and provide other benefits associated with a progressive practice.

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