Board Certified Criticalist (Emergency and Critical Care Specialist) Adelaide Animal Emergency and Referral Centre – Adelaide, Australia -Deadline 29 February 2020

The Adelaide Animal Emergency and Referral Centre (AAERC) is part of a well-established group of specialist veterinary hospitals. We offer a wide range of specialist services and provide 24-hour emergency and critical care through our facilities in SA, NSW, ACT, VIC and QLD. Services offered in our hospitals include internal medicine, surgery, dentistry, oncology, ophthalmology, behavioural medicine, avian and exotics, diagnostic imaging, emergency and critical care, cardiology and physiotherapy.

The AAERC is pleased to offer a new opportunity for an ECC Specialist to join the team at our Adelaide SA facility. With an ever-increasing caseload and 24/7 emergency veterinarians, additional expertise is required for both clinical case management and mentoring of our emergency team, interns, and nursing staff. 


  • DACVECC, ECVECC or FANZCVS - eligible for specialist registration in Australia
  • OR: board-eligible & residency trained in emergency and critical care
  • Willingness to work hard, lead, teach and be part of our team

Desirable attributes for this position

  • Willingness to help grow and develop the ECC service
  • Willingness to travel to our other locations from time to time
  • Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, pet owners and referring veterinarians
  • A genuine enjoyment of helping people and their pets when they need us most

The AAERC offers a fully equipped hospital with state-of-the-art facilities including CT, fluoroscopy, ultrasonography, digital radiology, endoscopy, Idexx laboratory equipment including blood gas analysis, 3 operating theatres, isolation ward, and ventilator, with an MRI on its way. 

In addition to facilities, the management at the AAERC will work with you in tailoring your schedule to provide an excellent work/life balance. Remuneration is generous with uncapped earning potential. Continuing education is highly regarded and other benefits such as staff discounts, housing assistance, visa and relocation allowance also apply. 

Adelaide is one of the most affordable and liveable cities in Australia. It has a mild, Mediterranean climate which has spawned a foodie culture (with the exception of the infamous “pie floater”) alongside a renowned viticulture and horticulture industry. Activities range from festivals, cultural and sporting events to biking, hiking and a robust beach culture. For more information, please visit:  

Expressions of Interest 

For a confidential discussion about this opportunity, please contact Kathy Ikonomidis, Group HR Manager at Applicants are also encouraged to visit and for more information about the groups services. 

Adelaide Animal Emergency and Referral Service
119 Anzac Highway

Kurralta Park, SA 5037