Veterinary Surgeon – Full Time
Position: Veterinary Surgeon – Full Time – Lead Vet
Location: NW London
Job Type: Permanent
Full Time Lead Veterinary Surgeon
Independent Practice North West London.
Our practice and location
Animal Medical Centre is a well-established independent private practice. Our supportive team offer high standards of veterinary services to our loyal and friendly clients.
We are situated on the edge of Golders Green and close to Hampstead Heath and West Hampstead and Cricklewood
Providing excellent communication and individual, customised care
To achieve and maintain a trusting bond with owners and their pets through the life of their pet. To appreciate the animal – human bond and family life when consideration managing patient care
Thus, enabling the uptake of professional care and services we provide, whether through our facility and our visiting specialists or from referral to specialist centres, behaviourists and complementary care
To be professional, understanding, helpful, and friendly and to understand the value of our profession
To handle pets with respect and in a gentle and caring manner
To communicate well within the practice team and to respect individual strengths within the clinical and non-clinical teams.
General practice set up with:
Digital CR dental radiography
Separate dental suite
Full in-house lab equipment (IDEXX)
Endoscopy and bronchoscopy
Multi parameter monitoring
Four consulting rooms – two for cats and two for dogs
Separate cat and dog entrances/reception/consulting rooms and wards
RxWorks practice management system
Separate quiet room for end-of-life discussions and care.
As an independent practice we have the flexibility to provide an individual and customised approach to each client and pet.
Longer consulting times and call back times to enable client education and expectation.
Communicating clinical thoroughness and implementing current, scientific based methods through a holistic approach are essential to our client
Our working day
We are open from 8am to 7pm Monday to Friday and 9am to 6pm on Saturdays. Closed on Sundays
We provide 20 and 30 minute consultation times.
Client communication time slots are provided to ensure client discussion, lab results and ongoing care compliance with owners.
Scheduled time for surgery and procedures.
We are supported by visiting specialist in both cardiology and imaging as well as more complex soft tissue and orthopaedic surgery.
Candidates will require at least 5 years of UK small animal practice
An interest in dentistry preferable
Confident in routine surgery, medicine and emergency work
Confident and able to support colleagues and lead the clinical team
4 day per week and 1:3 Saturdays with day off in lieu
Morning and afternoon 30 min ward rounds