Small Animal Internal Medicine Resident

Competitive Salary  | Full Time  | Pride Veterinary Centre – Derby


Our multidisciplinary referral hospital is currently taking applications for an ECVIM-CA residency position in small animal internal medicine. The successful candidate will join our established and dynamic team of 4 ECVIM-CA & ACVIM internal medicine Diplomates, 1 ECVIM-CA residency trained clinician, 3 ECVIM-CA residents, 2 discipline specific interns, dedicated nurses and a workflow coordinator, in a purpose built, state of the art referral hospital in Derby.

Our hospital works in conjunction with the University of Nottingham School of Veterinary medicine, offering opportunities for collaborative work and teaching of the final year student during their clinical rotations. We also work alongside a Vets@Night service, and benefit from a dedicated leadership structure and extensive on-site support teams including Finance, Customer Care and HR.

Pride Veterinary Centre is set in the heart of the prize-winning Pride Park development which boasts a plethora of modern sporting arenas and commercial enterprises. Further afield, the foothills of the Derbyshire Dales offer idyllic surroundings, whilst having the urban benefits of both Derby and Nottingham cities on the doorstep and an international airport very close by.


The team

Pride Veterinary Centre strives to deliver world class patient care. The facilities include 13 consultation rooms, 8 hospital wards (including dedicated intensive care unit and isolation unit), 5 theatres, an endoscopy suite, and an extensive advanced imaging suite (comprising digital radiography, ultrasonography, fluoroscopy, CT and MRI) with interventional radiology capability. A radioactive iodine treatment unit, dedicated chemotherapy treatment room and a rehabilitation unit (with hydrotherapy pool and treadmills) are also available.

Pride Veterinary Centre delivers multi-disciplinary, specialist-led care, facilitating close inter-departmental collaboration to provide the best possible outcome for all patients. Our internal medicine team enjoys a close relationship with our other Diplomate-led services including oncology, cardiology, neurology, surgery, ophthalmology, diagnostic imaging and anaesthesia.


Your role

We are looking for a highly motivated, self-driven, fast-learning and inquisitive clinician with a passion for clinical work, clinical research and teaching.

Our residency program offers the benefits of a busy referral hospital with a varied case load, while also providing ample off-clinics time for externships, research, study-leave and holiday. Participation in an ‘out of hours’ rota is also expected.

Interviews will be conducted in late January, early February 2021, with the successful candidate being expected to take up the position in Spring 2021. For additional details, please contact Marc Dhumeaux DACVIM, DECVIM-CA at or via mobile +44 (0)7814 507519.

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to our HR department at Two letters of recommendations are requested as part of the application and must be sent directly by the referees to our HR department at the above email address.

Application deadline: Friday 15th January 2021.


Required Skills & Experience

You must have

  • Completion of medicine or rotating internship
  • Professional confidence
  • Eager to learn new skills
  • Hardworking

It would be great if you had

  • Good sense of humour
  • Passion and enthusiasm

None of our current roles quite right for you? Don’t worry, we’d still love to hear from you.

We know great veterinary care needs great people. So if you think you can make a difference in our growing team, please let us know – and if a role comes up that we think you’d be perfect for, you’ll be the first to know.

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