Veterinary Practitioner

Mulcair Veterinary Clinic, is a well-established mixed veterinary practice based in Cappamore Co. Limerick. We are seeking an extra vet to join our team. The workload includes a mixture of dairy, beef and a mix of companion animal work.

Mulcair Veterinary have a 30% small animal, 70% large animal split. We have a team of receptionists and veterinary nurses.  We have all the latest modern diagnostic equipment included: Xray, endoscopy, ultrasound, biochemistry and haematology. Our case range varies significantly and we take pride in delivering an excellent service to the best of our abilities. Within the role there is scope to develop your interests further, be that orthopaedics, soft tissue surgery, or internal medicine.

We offer a supportive learning environment in which to grow and develop and applications from recent graduates are welcomed.   As part of the nationwide XLVet Ireland network we have a well-structured 2 year new-graduate programme to ensure you are well mentored alongside a network of other recent graduates at a similar stage of professional development.

The ideal applicant would be a motivated, outgoing, energetic individual with excellent client and communication skills, proficient in diagnostic and emergency medicine as well as surgery. The ideal candidate would also require minimum to no supervision and capable of directing support staff. This is an excellent opportunity to build and develop your own clients, schedule and workload in a market that has a need for this service. We operate a 1 in 6 on-call rota.

Responsibilities:

  • Examine animals to detect and determine the nature of diseases, disorders or injuries.
  • Carry out diagnostic tests, such as x-rays, blood samples and ultrasound, and interpret the results.
  • Treat sick or injured animals by prescribing and administering medication, dressing wounds, or administering anaesthetics and performing surgery.
  • Perform routine medical tests and checks and inoculate animals against diseases.
  • Euthanise animals.
  • Educate and advise animal owners regarding sanitary measures, feeding and general care necessary to promote the health of animals.
  • Educate clients and the public, e.g. about diseases that can be spread from animals to humans.
  • Train and supervise more junior colleagues.
  • Inspect hygiene and care standards in animal quarters.