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  • Posted: Jan 21, 2021
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    The University of Pretoria is a multi-faculty research-intensive university that has remained among the top South African universities in research output and impact. UP is also the top producer of graduates in the country. With campuses in Pretoria and its surrounds, as well as in the country’s economic hub, Johannesburg, UP is conveniently situated wi...
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    Veterinarian (One year contract) - Onderstepoort Veterinary Academic Hospital

    In pursuit of the ideals of excellence and diversity, the University of Pretoria wishes to invite applications for the above vacancy.
    The University of Pretoria's commitment to quality makes us one of the top research Universities in the country and gives us a competitive advantage in international science and technology development.

    The incumbent will be responsible for:

    • Rendering veterinary service at the Onderstepoort Veterinary Academic Hospital (OVAH). Services will be rendered at OVAH clinics (outpatient clinic and small animal medicine, surgery and theriogenology clinics);
    • Diagnostic work-up of and developing therapeutic plans for all new cases presented;
    • Directing students and nursing staff in diagnostic and therapeutic management of cases;
    • Performing basic procedures as required;
    • Discussing relevant aspects of diagnostic work-up and treatment plan with students, using cases as teaching opportunities;
    • When required, contact veterinary specialists on duty to discuss cases/request immediate assistance;
    • Perform after-hours duties in accordance with duty rosters;
    • Case record keeping;
    • Stock control;
    • Control over specified schedule 5 and 6 drugs; and
    • Communicating with clients.

    Minimum Requirements

    • BVSc or equivalent;
    • Registration with the South African Veterinary Council;
    • Two years’ experience in general veterinary practice (with emphasis on small animals).

    Required Competencies (skills, Knowledge And Behavioural Attributes)

    • Basic knowledge of business and management principles;
    • Organisational skills and a strong service orientation;
    • Basic learning facilitation and/or instruction skills;
    • Meticulous about details, professional and a responsible person;
    • Appropriate language and communication skills;
    • Physical mobility;
    • Ability to work under pressure and without supervision;
    • Computer literacy.

    Added Advantages And Preferences

    • Previous teaching experience.

    Method of Application

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