Residency Position in Diagnostic Imaging

ADVETIA Veterinary Hospital, Near Paris, France

ADVETIA Veterinary Hospital offers a 3 years residency program starting on first trimester 2020. ADVETIA is a 2000m2 veterinary referral hospital with a fast growing caseload since its opening in April 2020, located at a 30 minutes distance by train and 20 minutes by car from the south-western part of Paris. The team of the Imaging Department is composed of two ECVDI board-certified radiologists, one ECVDI-resident (currently at the end of the first year of residency), one radiological technician doing MRI and CT-scanner as well as fluoroscopic acquisitions.

ADVETIA Veterinary Hospital is fully equipped with :

- A CT-scanner 16 slices GE Healthcare Revolution ACT
- A 1.5 Tesla MRI GE Healthcare Signa Explorer
- A DR system, 43x43, 30 kW
- A dental X-ray unit X-Mind Unity – Satelec de Gotzen
- A fluoroscopic device GE Stenoscope OEC 9000
- An ultrasound machine Toshiba Aplio 400 equiped with 6 probes (3 abdominal, 3 phased-array)
- An ultrasound machine GE Healthcare Vivid E90 equiped with 3 phased-array probes
- An ultrasound machine Philips CX30 equiped with 3 probes
- An ultrasound machine Sonosite M-Turbo equiped with 3 probes

Imaging cases are provided by the emergency service working 24/24 7/7 as well as indoor specialized consultations in Internal Medicine, Surgery, Neurology, Cardiology, Oncology, Exotic animals medicine and Surgery, Dentistry and oral surgery, Dermatology, all headed by European board certified vets. The excellent relationship between the different teams allows a very interesting and collaborative activity. The annual imaging caseload currently represents 9000 exams (40% X-rays, 20% non-cardiac US, 10% cardiac US, 20% CT, 10% MRI).

The very active exotic department offers the opportunity of multiple domestic exotics studies. A long term collaboration with Beauval ZooParc provides a unique opportunity to review X-Rays, CT and MRI in wildelife animals.

In order to complete the ECVDI accredited residency program, large animals and nuclear medicine clinical duties will be covered during an externship in a foreign university.

A wide choice of veterinary books is available on site, including the main reference books in veterinary diagnostic imaging.

All the imaging studies performed during the past 10 years are stored on a PACS and available for review. A computerized database of more than 7000 interesting imaging cases covering all the usual species and modalities is also available.

The candidate shall be graduated from a veterinary school that has been approved by the European Association of Veterinary Education Establishments (EAVEE), be eligible to be registered/licensed to practice veterinary medicine and surgery in France, have completed a minimum of one year in a recognized general clinical training program (internship) or satisfactory veterinary practice equivalent of a minimum of two years, and a full time practice of diagnostic imaging for at least 2 years.

A good knowledge of French and English (spoken and written) is highly recommended.

Applications should be sent to Jessica PEDRO by email (rh@advetia.fr) and should include a current resume, and a letter in which professional goals are outlined. A reference letter should also be sent directly by the author at the same address.

The residency program shall begin in the first trimester of 2020, and is scheduled to last for 36 months.

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