Paragon Veterinary Referrals are seeking a Clinical Director and an Oncologist

Paragon Veterinary Referrals ( www.paragonreferrals.co.uk) is a brand new, purpose-built referral centre in Wakefield, offering exceptional patient care and cutting-edge veterinary medicine and addressing key issues facing referring vets in the region.
Paragon Veterinary Referrals will opening its doors on Monday 5th February 2018 as a multi-disciplinary referral service providing the highest levels of care for small animals, referred to us by veterinary surgeons across the UK.
Offering Anaesthesia, Cardiology, Dermatology, Diagnostic Imaging, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedic Surgery and Soft Tissue Surgery; you and your clients can be rest assured we will provide the best care possible.
Our new advanced facilities will help dramatically improve treatment choices and will act as a hub of excellence in veterinary care for Yorkshire and beyond.
CLINICAL DIRECTOR
As a high profile veterinary Specialist with extensive clinical experience, you will work as part of a management team that includes a Managing Director and a Business Development Manager; and within our multi-disciplinary referral service you will be responsible for ensuring the smooth running and administration across the centre.
The Clinical Director will help shape the team and will develop the clinical and operational protocols for the business, and this is therefore a great opportunity for the right person to help determine a service that provides the best possible client journey.
With proven experience managing or assistant managing a clinical environment such as a hospital/practice or multiple sites, you will have a proven record of managing and developing a team and the ability to manage and implement business and process improvements. A passion for delivering the best possible service, support & outcomes for patients, customers and colleagues is essential.
Managing specialist-led teams in the disciplines of anaesthesia, medicine, neurology, orthopaedics, soft tissue surgery, oncology, ophthalmology, dermatology and diagnostic imaging, this truly multi-disciplinary specialist service will offer the best levels of patient and client care, whatever the problem may be. As with all our disciplines, the post will include out-of-hours emergency service provision, shared amongst the referral team.
This position will be well remunerated, and the package includes 6.6 weeks' paid holiday including bank holidays and one week of funded CPD each year, a week for approved committee or examining commitments, a non-contributory pension and private healthcare.
ONCOLOGIST
We are seeking an experienced oncologist to expand our referral team. The successful applicant will ideally hold a European, American or RCVS Diploma (or equivalent), have had significant exposure to medical oncology cases, and share our aim of providing the best possible levels of care for pets, their owners and referring veterinary surgeons. (Board-eligible candidates will also be considered).
Paragon will have outstanding facilities, which are complemented by an excellent team of support staff, giving our clinicians the opportunity to concentrate on their clinical caseload and to work in a pleasant, supportive and good-humoured atmosphere. We are dedicated to providing excellent working conditions, care and support for all of our personnel.
The oncology team will work alongside our other specialist-led teams in the disciplines of anaesthesia, internal medicine, neurology, orthopaedics, soft tissue surgery, ophthalmology, dermatology, cardiology and diagnostic imaging. This truly multi-disciplinary specialist service will allow our oncologist to offer the best levels of patient and client care, whatever the problem may be. As with all our disciplines, the post will include out-of-hours emergency service provision, shared amongst the referral team.
This position will be well remunerated, and the package includes 6.6 weeks' paid holiday including bank holidays and one week of funded CPD each year, a discretionary week for committee work etc., a non-contributory pension, membership of an employee benefits scheme and private healthcare.
Paragon is centrally located within easy reach of Wakefield and Leeds, Leeds Bradford Airport and the national rail and motorway networks, but only a short drive away from historic York, and the beautiful Yorkshire Dales.
For a confidential discussion, call our Managing Director on 07532 745985 or email ian.monteith@paragonreferrals.co.uk