Mixed Practice Veterinarian Required – Don Crosby Veterinary Surgeons, Dubbo, NSW

Career Opportunity, Mixed Practice, New Graduate

Don Crosby Veterinary Surgeons is a 6 vet mixed practice approximately 70% companion animal and 30% large animal. Dr Don Crosby has over 30 years’ experience and established this practice 18 years ago.
We require a veterinarian to work in our 6-vet mixed practice in Dubbo/Narromine.

The practice operates out of two fully equipped hospitals. Recently, the team at Dubbo Veterinary Hospital merged with Don Crosby Veterinary Surgeons to form a large busy clinic where we pride ourselves on having a good rapport with clients, customer satisfaction and going above and beyond for patient care.

The Position:

We require a veterinarian to work in our 6-vet mixed practice in Dubbo/Narromine.

    • You will work a 4 day week with a rotating weekly RDO and a shared on-call roster.
    • After a weekend on duty you will have a 4 day or a 5 day weekend off if rostering allows.
    • Phone and shared vehicle provided.
    • AVA membership and VSB registration paid.
    • Salary is in line with experience and will be well above award.

Ideally, we would like an experienced vet however this position will also suit a motivated new or recent graduate who wants to come to a large rural regional centre and be exposed to a large case load of mixed practice cases. (No pocket pets or birds!)

The Team:
Team members are not only chosen for their technical skills, knowledge and enthusiasm, but also for their personality creating a friendly and professional atmosphere.

Vets are encouraged to pursue particular interests and engage in continuing education every year.

Our permanent nursing staff are fully qualified and are engaged in the treatment and care of patients. They attend conferences and seminars throughout the year.
Our full-time receptionists are extremely efficient and will make your paperwork so much easier!


Facilities & Services:
• Digital radiography in 2 locations
• Ultrasound for large and small animals – 3 machines with all probe sizes
• Endoscopes including a bronchoscope
• Rigid Rhinoscope
• iM3 Elite Dental machine in both locations
• Multi-parameter anaesthetic monitoring
• In house blood machines, Idexx Catalyst and Procyte
• Coag and Urine analyser
• i-Stat blood gas monitor
• Small Animal Orthopaedics
• Separate dog/cat hospital wards, isolation, diagnostic room and dog runs
• Equine facilities including horse stocks
• Equine dentistry (Powerfloat)
• Mare Reproduction
• Cattle Pregnancy Testing
• Bull Semen Evaluation

As part of Apiam Animal Health – Australia’s largest rural and production animal veterinary group – we offer considerable opportunities for training, personal development and career progression. Apiam’s clinics are in the heartlands of Australia’s dairy, beef feedlot and pig regions, and include several significant companion animal clinics.

Opportunities to gain extra skills by spending time in other clinics within our Apiam network are encouraged, and we offer industry-leading internal training as well as genuine support for your career progression.

New and recently graduated vets benefit from Apiam’s Graduate Development Program. We recognize that the transition to practice can be a challenging time. This program includes monthly support webinars with Make Headway, a mentor program and the “Grad Week Conference” which provides practical workshops to help fast track your skills.

Dubbo is a vibrant, growing regional city with a range of sporting, cultural and recreational facilities, restaurants, shops and excellent transport links. For more information about Dubbo, go to www.dubbotourism.com.au


Location: Dubbo NSW

For more information please contact Leisa Denaro leisa.denaro@apiam.com.au

Applications, including Cover Letter and CV, should be emailed to leisa.denaro@apiam.com.au

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