Debenham Veterinary Practice - ophthalmology position- Submission 30th March

Synopsis

Debenham Vets needs a diplomate or experienced advanced practitioner that can help run our expanding ophthalmology team. We are a rapidly growing privately owned Ophthalmology referral and first opinion practice. We offer individualised care and attention to our employees, clients and patients. We strive to provide an environment that can facilitate personal and professional growth.

Debenham Vets is a rapidly growing privately owned Ophthalmology referral and first opinion practice. We offer individualised care and attention to our employees, clients and patients. We want our employees to be happy in their work and strive to provide and environment that can facilitate personal and professional growth.

Within a 6 year period we have grown from a one vet practice to three full time ophthalmologists and five first opinion vets. We have regular visiting referral services in dentistry, dermatology and orthopaedics. We will soon be opening a feline radioactive iodine ward.

Debenham is a delightful rural village in sunny Suffolk the undiscovered county of England! We have excellent schools with the local high school in the highest tier of achievement for the UK. Debenham is a great base to explore and experience the South East of England. We are 20min from Ipswich which in turn is 1hr 14min from London Liverpool Street. We are 45 min from the Suffolk holiday coast of Thorpeness, Aldeburgh and Southwold. We are a one hour drive from Norwich and Cambridge anda one hour 10 min drive to the M25 on the edge of London. Suffolk is one the driest counties in England with the least recorded rain days. We have onsite accommodation available in a separate two bedroom flat for any interested applicant.

We are looking for a diplomate or experienced advanced practitioner that can head our expanding ophthalmology team. Current ophthalmology projects include glaucoma surgery with new techniques in trabeculectomies being explored in conjunction with human surgeons. We are also interested in developing ICA diathermy in conjunction with endolaserand are looking at ways to develop this technique. We are planning on developing a corneal bank through our first opinion patients and feel that corneal transplantation is an area we can expand into on a more regular basis.

Experience with endolaser, indirect mounted diode laser and phacoemulsification would be an advantage but is not essential. A willingness to learn new skills and an enthusiasm for publication is desirable. The practice is well equipped with two theatres,QuantelAbsolu Ultrasound System including 15Mhz Probe and 50mHz UBM Probe,  64 slice Seimens CT machine, two Lecia operating microscopes, two Oertli OS3 machines, endolaser, diode laser, cryotherapy, electrocautery, ERG etc. There is a large conference room which seats 70 for use in providing CPD to local practices.

We offer a generous salary, a four day week with a full scheduled day off per week. One of the four days is reserved for study or project development. We would consider part time or job sharing for the right candidates.

 

Contact Details:

Debenham Veterinary Practice, 1 Cherry Tree Lane, Debenham, Suffolk, IP14 6QT

Ph.: 01728 860025; Pete Wilson 07791734175

debenhamvets@gmail.com