Den norske veterinærforening

Opplæringsstilling, hesteveterinær


Tittel: Opplæringsstilling hesteveterinær

Stillingstype: Vikariat

Søknadsfrist: 25. september 2017

Bjerke Dyrehospital, owned by Rikstoto, is Norway’s largest privately owned equine hospital and located at the Bjerke Racetrack in Oslo. This state of the art facility, situated just 15 minutes from the heart of the city, offers 25 stalls and isolation unit, fully equipped operating theatre, high-speed treadmill, standing MRI, endoscopy, gastroscopy, surgical laser, high quality ultrasound and digital CR & DR radiography. The caseload presented is of both of referral and first opinion cases and is composed of racehorses, sports horses and pleasure horses. The hospital also offers an ambulatory service and 24-hour emergency cover at the hospital.

Bjerke Dyrehospital is offering an eighteen-month equine veterinary internship. The intern will participate in the admission, diagnosis and treatment of horses presented to the hospital and to communication with the clients. Under supervision and training from the senior veterinary staff, the intern is expected to develop the knowledge and practical skills necessary to support the team to handle outpatients, hospitalized horses and emergency cases.

The position requires participation in the intern out-of-hours duty system. The successful intern should become a confident and competent veterinarian, well prepared for equine practice or residency training programs.

Rikstoto wishes to promote the welfare of horses by improving expertise in equine medicine especially in geographical areas where few equine veterinary surgeons are currently established.

The applicant needs to be proficient in a Scandinavian language and a good level of written and spoken English is mandatory.

Starting date January 2018.

Applications should be sent to

Application deadline: 25th September 2017

For more information, please contact Fred Hellings on 47 22 95 60 10 or by e-mail at

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