Lead Veterinarian

Sylvania Veterinary Hospital Sylvania, NSW Full time RR-4584


Sylvania Veterinary Hospital are seeking an enthusiastic, client focused Clinical Lead Veterinarian who wishes to practice high quality evidence-based medicine in a fun supportive environment. You will have experience in clinical general practice, with a passion for mentoring your team. This role will involve a mix of consulting, surgery, and management responsibilities for the Primary Care team within the hospital.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work in a collaborative environment that is supported by a team of specialists including surgical, medical and emergency and critical care specialists. Not only are our team vibrant, friendly and passionate about the services they offer, they provide outstanding veterinary care with the expansive list of equipment and services available. Continued professional development both in a management and clinical skill will be strongly supported.

The role:

  • Clinical lead veterinarian, seeing primary clinical cases both medical and surgical.
  • Oversee training of the primary care Veterinarian team.
  • Manage client complaints and issues both financial and clinical
  • Be the line manager for GP veterinarians
  • Assist with the performance appraisal of the GP veterinarians
  • Assist with training of nursing and animal attendants when needed.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of a marketing plan
  • Be part of the leadership team of the hospital

 About the clinic:

  • Two state-of-the-art surgical theatres
  • Two wet prep areas
  • Three well-equipped consulting rooms
  • Fully equipped practice including up-to-date in-house pathology, digital radiology, dental radiology, ultrasonography and endoscopy
  • Established cat boarding and puppy preschool 
  • Ongoing relationship with the local shelter - we provide high quality care to these animals

About you:

Essential qualifications:

  • Bachelor or Doctor of Veterinary Science or higher
  • Registration with the NSW Veterinary Practitioners Board as a Veterinary Surgeon
  • Experience – at least five years of experience in primary care practice

Other desired Qualifications include:

  • Membership of the Australian College of Veterinary Scientist
  • Master of Veterinary Science

To be considered for the role, Apply online or for more information, contact Aimee on 0435 110 147 or email [email protected]