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(Posted 13 May 2024)

Position: Rotating Internship in Small Animal Medicine


CityU Veterinary Medical Centre (CVMC) in Hong Kong has an opportunity for a Rotating Internship in Small Animal Medicine to join our specialty centre in Hong Kong. If you are just starting your career, or you are an experienced veterinarian looking for a change, this is a unique opportunity to be at the forefront of veterinary clinical service and education in one of the most vibrant cities in the world.

The 12-month rotating internship programme provides an opportunity for new graduates or recently qualified veterinarians to receive high-quality postgraduate training in small animal veterinary medicine under the supervision of experienced clinicians at CityU VMC. The emphasis of the programme is on gaining practical clinical experience across subject specialities; anaesthesia, cardiology, dentistry, dermatology, diagnostic imaging, emergency critical care, ER, GP, internal medicine, ophthalmology, neurology and surgery. This provides the intern with an opportunity to participate across specialist and ER/GP veterinary disciplines and may allow the intern to prepare for a Residency programme, if they so desire, or to become a better all-round veterinarian in practice. CityU VMC is an approved training centre for the European Colleges of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia (ECVAA) and Veterinary Dentistry (EVDC).

Programme aims:

  1. Develop a fundamental understanding of basic veterinary medicine in the disciplines noted above.
  2. Develop your own cases as the year develops in anaesthesia, ER and GP.
  3. Utilising experience gained during clinical case work up to develop technical, non-technical skills, including team-working, patient and staff safety and communication skills.
  4. Involvement in teaching final year veterinary students, trainee nurses and internal staff.
  5. Gain an understanding of research methods and scientific writing through Journal and Book Clubs and have the opportunity to design and undertake a small clinical research project.
  6. Be ready to develop and open to learning soft skills, in addition to clinical skills, in a supportive environment.

Requirements:

  1. Veterinary degree that is registerable with the Veterinary Surgeons Board of Hong Kong (VSBHK). (https://www.vsbhk.org.hk/english/guide/files/GAregistration_e.pdf)
  2. Excellent command or written and spoken English. Ability to speak Cantonese would be an advantage but is not essential.

For more information about the rotating internship programme, please contact our Department Head of Educational Programs & Research Dr. Alan Taylor alantaylor@cityuvmc.com.hk

If you are interested in experiencing all that Hong Kong has to offer while being part of the team in a world-class, university-affiliated veterinary hospital, please send your full resume to job@cityuvmc.com.hk.
 

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