Permanent Veterinary Surgeon – Greater Manchester – Ref 12816

Greater Manchester

JHP Recruitment

Job summary

JHP Recruitment
Competitive Package for Experienced Candidates
Job Role:
Veterinary surgeon
Small Animal
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Our client is a collaboration of some of the most respected and trusted practices in the UK, with the aim of becoming the companion animal vets of choice. This employer wants to become first choice among clients, patients and employees. They provide an alternative to the big corporate groups, and are establishing a reputation for being local, personal and responsive. Being united as a team is one of their core values, and they also pride themselves on putting the veterinary profession at the heart of everything they do. The aim is to improve the quality of care given to patients and clients, whilst also ensuring all colleagues have a great working life.

The practice are looking for someone to provide for the veterinary needs of all companion animals by carrying out and overseeing preventative, diagnostic and therapeutic care in conjunction with colleagues and clients. As well as having an active interest in medical cases and patients.

The Successful Candidate will;

  • Assess all cases, formulating and implementing preventative, diagnostic and treatment plans as appropriate
  • Ensure all treatment is carried out in accordance with practice protocols.
  • 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.
  • Maintain accurate and complete clinical records, including correct charging out of goods and services.
  • 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.
  • Liaise with staff at the Dogs Trust centre regarding providing veterinary care for their animals.
  • Undertake and co-ordinate pro bono care of wildlife cases
  • Prescribe veterinary medicines as appropriate, ensuring compliance with legislation covering dispensing, handling, recording, controlling and storage of drugs, medicines and other substances.
  • Liaise with clients and referral veterinarian in cases referred for specialist opinions outside the practice.
  • Maintain a good working knowledge of current best practice and ensure own development via CPD.
  • Work alongside and delegate tasks as required with the nursing staff.
  • Under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, whilst at work, you must take reasonable care for your own health and safety and that of any other person who may be affected by your acts or omissions.

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