Sugarland Animal Hospital
At Sugarland Vet Bundaberg, we believe in creating the ultimate, enjoyable experience that is warm, friendly and caring for each client and their precious pet. We are passionate about what we do.
Sugarland Animal Hospital is seeking a full time Veterinarian to join our team of 3 vets and 14 support staff.
Our hospital was purpose built 8 years ago, and we have been serving Bundaberg for 14 years.
The Hospital is fully computerised and equipped with all the mod cons including ultrasound machine, digital x-ray, in house blood machines, ECG etc and applying for ASAV Hospital of excellence accreditation this year.
To help decide if this Job is for you, please fill in this questionnaire:
Your Ideal Job Location
A. Cold, wet and rainy most of the year
B. Over-crowded suburban nightmare
C. Rural out back town with hardly anything going for it but a pub
D. Idyllic tropical weather listed in worlds top 10 for best climate – Year round, surrounded by lush clean uncrowded beaches, palm trees and local national parks.
Your Ideal Boss
A. Loves to leave you to it while vacationing the world
B. Gives you targets to meet from head office
C. Grumpy and bitter about their career choice
D. Highly accountable and proactive with personal development and leadership, challenging you to stretch your capacities to grow and learn. Dad joke Proficient.
Your Ideal pay
A. Pay? I just work because I love animals, who needs pay?
B. I really should have become a lawyer or doctor
C. I love working my butt off for chump change
D. I love being rewarded for my hard efforts, my pay is based on my productivity, enough so that money is not an issue and I can get on and enjoy my work.
Your Ideal Team
A. Nurses that B*tch about you behind your back
B. A team that leaves you to it to grind yourself with no S*its given
C. A busy Industrious hive with no time for chit chat or fun
D. A team of highly skilled professionals that live to make your job even easier, are supportive, have open communication, accountability and are Loyal, and I mean Loyal.
Your Ideal educational program
A. Continuing education? Meh I had enough at Uni!
B. Forget that! I’m a genius and know all there is to know about being a Vet.
C. Conferences, I’ll never get the time or inclination to bother with those
D. I love travelling the world and learning all over Australia, I love my own personal development journey and the support to follow it.
Your Ideal Hospital
A. Using a cat litter tray for X-ray film processing in a concrete basement
B. Doing surgery in a converted laundry
C. Working in a converted wood house
D. Purpose fit out, with lots of shiny toys for your diagnostic pleasure, digital xrays, Nikki pumps, Vision PMS, in house idexx machines etc
A Quick Vet Skills Test:
Dog walks in with smelly breath for routine vaccination
A. Vaccinate it and get it out. There’s someone waiting
B. Vaccinate and tell owners to watch the teeth, they’ll be ok for another year
C. Vaccinate it and send owners off with a toothbrush
D. Complete health check plus book in a dental examination and prophy under anaesthetic.
Dog had a fall at the dog park and is lame
A. Metacam shot – she’ll be right!
B. Quick examination and metacam injection and some take home NSAIDS
C. Complete Musculoskeletal examination and NSAIDs course
D. Full health check and lameness workup, progressing to Digital radiographs under sedation leading to corrective surgery if needed
Dog walks in with smelly ears for routine vaccination
A. Vaccinate it and get it out. I need to go to the toilet.
B. Vaccinate and tell owners to watch ears
C. Vaccinate it and send owners off with ear cleaner
D. Complete health check plus ear cytology and make plan from there
Lump found in clinical examination
A. Probably a Lipoma, no need to unnecessarily concern the owner.
B. Advise owner it has a lump
C. Advise owner it has a lump, that it feels like an ok one so just monitor it
D. Aspirate in consult and get a diagnosis of the lump
Puppy health check – 3 mths
A. C5 and boom – outta my room
B. C5 and worming
C. C5 and SR12
D. Cover basic health (C5 SR12 worming fleas ticks) discuss the importance of pet insurance and spend the rest of your 30-45 minute consult educating the owner about how to get the best out of their dog for the next 15 years
Bonus Question (4 points)
I play a musical Instrument and love being part of a community musical group.
Score: A=1 B=2 C=3 D=4
- 11-22 points – why did you get a vet degree? Maybe move to law
- 22-33 points – Probably heading for a job in another industry
- 33-40 points – This job may not be for you, maybe ring a corporate.
- 40-48 points – YOU’RE A ROCK STAR VET – so please send resume and cover letter
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