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Location:  Sydney, Australia

Institution:  REC Equine Specialists

Sydney’s largest equine veterinary practice is currently accepting applications for an experienced Equine Anaesthesia Associate. REC Equine Specialists is a large 25 veterinarian practice based on the outskirts of Sydney. The team includes specialists in the fields of anaesthesia, surgery, internal medicine, emergency and critical care and sports medicine based at our new purpose-built equine hospital which features dedicated intensive care and isolation areas, well designed work up areas, on site laboratory and advanced imaging incl. nuclear medicine and standing and general anaesthesia CT suites.


The position involves co-ordinating and overseeing anaesthesia requirements for the hospital and is supported by a team of associates trained and experienced in anaesthesia, designated anaesthesia interns and a consultant specialist anaesthetist.  The caseload (~ 700 general anaesthetic procedures p.a.) includes a wide variety of both elective and emergency cases, predominantly Thoroughbred racehorses and yearlings and increasing numbers of foal through to geriatric procedures. The successful applicant will work in designated pre-anaesthetic, general, orthopaedic, soft tissue and standing surgical suites.


You will be a team player with excellent communication/organisational skills and the flexibility to adapt schedules to incorporate emergencies.  We are committed to training and mentoring interns and new graduates to the highest level of anaesthesia care.


A min. of 5 yrs experience in equine anaesthesia or completion of an anaesthesia residency is required. Specialist status is preferred. Remuneration pkg commensurate with the applicants’ qualifications and experience  incl. a fully maintained motor vehicle, mobile phone, 4 weeks annual leave, 1 week’s study leave, generous afterhours allowance and potential for incentive schemes. Afterhours anaesthesia roster typically functions on a 1 in 5 basis.

To apply, please email or phone + 612 9399 7722