Permanent position for an Equine Surgeon (Chief of surgery)


Rikstotoklinikken Bjerke is the leading independent equine hospital in Norway, with approximately 5000 patients annually and stabling for 25 horses. The hospital is situated centrally in Oslo, adjacent to the country's main race track and provides 24 hours service for first opinion and referral equine emergencies.

The hospital is equipped to provide a full diagnostic service, including:

-  standing MRI

-  digital radiography (DR & CR roof-mounted system)

-  ultrasonography (stationary and portable)

-  endoscopy & gastroscopy

-  high-speed treadmill

-  ECG including Televet system

-  laparoscopy

-  full in-house laboratory analysers 

Our surgical theatre is fully equipped for arthroscopy (recumbent and standing), fracture repair and soft tissue surgery, including laser surgery.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced equine surgeon to join our dedicated equine team and fill the role of chief surgeon at the hospital:- The applicant should be experienced and confident with the majority of equine surgical cases. In addition, the applicant is expected to perform diagnostic workups on orthopaedic cases to a high standard.

The successful applicant should have good communication skills and be an excellent team­ worker. 

We offer a stimulating and busy work environment, long-term prospects, excellent financial package including private pension plan and a good work -  life balance.

For    further   information   please    contact    Ingunn   Risnes    Hellings,    0047   99701401,

Please send your application including covering letter, CV and two references to sven-tore.