Full Time Large Animal Veterinarian – Samford Valley Veterinary Hospital

Career Opportunity, Equine

Apiam Animal Health operates a group of a practices in rural and regional Australia. We are seeking an experienced Large Animal Veterinarian for Samford Valley Veterinary Hospital QLD to fill a full-time role.


  • Undertake consultations for large animal clients, including afterhours emergency calls
  • Foster and maintain excellent client relations, dealing with client enquiries willingly and in a timely manner both over the phone and face to face
  • Perform routine equine and production animal procedures, including but not limited to routine and non-routine consultations and surgery, equine dentistry, lameness examinations, and be prepared to learn and assist with more complicated procedures
  • Perform routine workup of large animal medical cases with logical progression and evidence-based medicine with consideration towards the economic value of production animals if required.
  • Provide advice within the scope of your knowledge and experience on issues such as nutrition, breeding, and herd health
  • Awareness of the scope of your experience and the point at which additional help and expertise is required
  • Maintain and continue to strive for excellence in practice through continuing professional development
  • Conducts professional work at all times involving considerable independence of approach
  • Prescribe and administer medications and anesthesia
  • Perform radiographic procedures
  • Perform pathological testing in accordance with infection control protocols
  • Perform surgical autopsy and euthanasia as required
  • Communicate diagnosis and treatment plans to clients
  • Perform on call duties as required
  • Provide animal care, food and water as required
  • Meet animal health regulatory and legislative requirements



  • Registration with state Veterinary Board
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science or equivalent degree
  • A minimum of two years’ veterinary experience
  • Current and valid Driver’s license
  • Demonstrated ability to focus on customer needs
  • Ability to work as a team and independently with all members of staff
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills including the ability to clearly communicate with staff and clients alike.
  • Time management with regard to both punctuality and the ability to complete tasks within the required timeframe
  • Maintain a high standard of presentation, taking pride in one’s personal appearance and the clinic itself.
  • Sound knowledge of health and safety obligations and demonstrated skills in safe operation of equipment relevant to a mixed animal practice


The salary offered will be in the region $100,000 – $125,000, depending upon experience.


If this sounds like you, and you want to be part of our Team please contact us in confidence.


Location: Samford Valley, Qld

Applications, including Cover Letter and CV, should be directed to Leisa Denaro recruitment@apiam.com.au 

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