Marks Ewen & Associates is a fully equipped equine referral and first-opinion practice located on 5 acres on the outskirts of Matamata. It is a growing practice with 9 veterinarians and 8 support personnel including qualified nurses and experienced administration staff. It has a predominantly thoroughbred client base but also a significant and growing sport horse sector. Full surgical and diagnostic services include: digital radiography, ultrasound, video and dynamic endoscopy, arthroscopy and shared gamma scintigraphy. The practice has updated its facilities this year to include a purpose built Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
The internship is intended for new or recent graduates with an interest in equine medicine and surgery. The role is structured over a 12 – 18 month period and will start in July 2018. It is designed to prepare the individual for advanced equine practice or used as a stepping stone towards a residency program elsewhere. The first six months is predominantly hospital based and includes primary responsibility for all routine anesthesia and care of in patients with the nursing staff. Thereafter the intern will be expected to undertake an increasing amount of routine ambulatory work under the guidance of more senior veterinarians within the practice.
There will be plenty of opportunities to develop skills in elective and emergency anaesthesia, reproduction and medicine including expanding skill sets in neonatal care. Similarly there is an ample opportunity to develop skills in lameness diagnosis, radiography, ultrasound scanning, performance and sports medicine and endoscopy. Within the practice there is scope to tailor the internship to develop skills in individual areas of interest and continuing education is well supported.
We are looking for an enthusiastic team player who will share our goal of providing top level veterinary care. If this sounds like you, please apply with a covering letter, current CV and include two references to:
Eligibility for veterinary registration within New Zealand and a full drivers license
Additional Salary Information: Car, accommodation, phone and NZVA membership in addition to salary
Internal Number: 1001
About Marks Ewen & Associates Limited
Marks Ewen & Associates Limited was established in 1961 in Matamata, a hub for the New Zealand racing industry, we extend our service to Tauranga and the greater region of the North Island. Our purposely constructed equine hospital offers an exceptional medical facility for all racing, performance, equestrian and leisure horses.
Our team has a history of ground breaking methods and award winning veterinarians with international education and experience, with specialist abilities across a large number of fields within the equine industry to care for the needs and comfort of your horses, 24 hours 7 days a week, 365 days of the year.
Our hospital is fully equipped featuring safe post and rail paddocks and yards, comfortable stables, complete with laboratory, surgery and medicine facilities all for the health and rehabilitation of each and every patient under our care. Our highly skilled team of efficient administrators, account services and managers can attend to any inquiry you may have and we also have a shop which is also online, offering a large number of quality equine products for horse owners.
As a whole our practice speaks for itself with over 50 years of business exp...erience, along with the dedication, professionalism and most of all passion devoted by the directors and there team, creating an outstanding establishment devoted to their current and future clients of the New Zealand equine industry.