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Veterinary surgeon to a summer Working holiday experience in Sweden

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Our committed and competent team is looking for a specialist in veterinary surgery to join the team for the summer 2019. We are now offering you an opportunity to get a great experience in your career and combine that with a Nordic adventure. Are you interested to be a part of the largest and most modern animal hospital in the north of Sweden? Get an experience as a veterinary surgeon and at the same time enjoy what nature, midnight sun and the mountain environment have to offer? Let us know and we will get back to you. This could be your summer of 2019. 

What do we offer? 
This is a vacancy where we offer you a full working holiday – package. Work as a veterinary surgeon at our top modern animal hospital three weeks and thereafter spend two weeks on a paid holiday in addition to that. You will get the full Nordic experience. We will assist you in finding an appropriate accommodation for your stay as well as recommend you the hidden gems around in the area. 

About the job
At the hospital you will be working as an independent and experienced veterinary surgeon where we highly will value your area of expertise. You will work with a diversity of cases during your three weeks at the hospital. For example, C-sections, castrations, urine stone, bloat and fractures to mention a few. Furthermore, your area of expertise will determine what kind of cases you will be doing. 
You will work for three weeks, Mondays to Fridays 08:00-17:00. 

About you: 
You are an experienced veterinary surgeon, preferably with a specialization in fracture surgery or orthopedics. You have several years of experience working with soft tissue surgery. If you are a board certified by ECVS or ACVS it is highly meritorious, however this is not a requirement. If you are Swedish speaking this is also valued as a desirable competence but again, it is not a requirement. 

To be duly qualified to work as a veterinarian in Sweden you need to apply and receive a license from the board of agriculture and thereafter show it to us. If you already have a Swedish veterinary license it is meritorious, however if this is not the case, we still encourage you to apply. We have good cooperation with foreign specialists today and would like to see them expanded further. We will help you through the process of receiving a working permit and a Swedish veterinary license. 

As a person you are a team player, not afraid to interact and create a positive working environment together with your co-workers. Furthermore, you are adaptable and pay attention to details in all aspects of your work. You identify with our core values commitment, joy, respect, competence and innovation.

Location: Luleå, Gammelstad, North of Sweden. 


Submit your application with cover letter and motivation letter no later than 28th February.  

For further enquiries and application, please contact:
Hospital manager and recruiter Louise Tardén 
Phone: 0046 70 447 01 39
Email: louise.tarden@evidensia.se 

Let us know if you have any questions. 

Welcome to us! 

Let us know if you have any questions, we look forward to your application. 
Evidensia Animal Hospital Gammelstad is an on-call referral animal hospital with a high level of expertise in surgery, internal medicine, image diagnostics and emergency care. In recent years, we have developed several highly specialized teams in various disease areas. We have all kinds of cases, both booked and emergency, which makes it a varied job. We have technical equipment to be able to perform advanced surgery e.g., CT, endoscope / arthroscopy, rehab, dental department, stationary care department. Evidensia is part of the IVC Group. IVC Group is Europe’s leading veterinary care provider based across 10 countries. We invest in our people, premises and processes to provide clinical excellence across the continent. 

Read more about us and Luleå:
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