Bjerke Dyrehospital søker kirurg!


Permanent position for an Equine Surgeon

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 both first opinion and referral equine cases.

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
- laparoscopy
- in-house laboratory

Our surgical theatre is fully equipped for arthroscopy, laparoscopy (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. The applicant should be experienced and confident with the majority of equine surgical cases. A diploma in large animal surgery (equine) is preferable but not mandatory. In addition to the surgical caseload, the applicant would be expected to investigate 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, excellent financial package including private pension plan and organised out-of-hours rota. In addition to the position advertised, Norway and the Norwegian way of living has very much to offer, it is no co-incidence that Norway was voted nr.1 in the World Happiness Report 2017!

For further information please contact Sigurdur (Siggi) Sigurdsson 0047 902 06 883,

Please send your application including covering letter, CV and two references to managing director