Veterinary Career Pathways

Explore veterinary career pathways as we guide you through the tips on how to transition to emergency practice.

Making the Transition

Experienced veterinarians often look for more from their careers. We know, because our veterinarians were also there once too. Whether you’re looking to expand your horizons and own a practice, or even if you’re just looking for more job satisfaction, we’re a great move for you. The years you’ve spent finessing your people skills and clinical skills in general practice are invaluable in an emergency clinic.

Often we hear experienced veterinarians tell us they wish they could work in emergency, but are worried they don’t have the right skills to do so. That’s exactly why we’ve created our Step-by-Step Guide to Transition to Emergency, to highlight the skills, mindset, and preparation you need to successfully transition to a career as an emergency veterinarian.

Some of our steps include…

Finding Your Why

Spend time exploring why you want to transition to emergency. Finding a compelling reason will prepare for what’s to come when you’re on the hospital floor!

Okay to Ask for Help

Expecting to know and be prepared for everything is unrealistic. Teamwork and camaraderie are what allow us to help every patient. A problem shared is a problem halved!

Outside the Box

Resourcefulness is key to becoming a true emergency veterinary professional. Even with the best equipment, sometimes thinking outside the box is critical!

See for Yourself

Emergency is exciting and impactful! To see if it’s right for you, invest some time to see it for your own eyes. Want to find out what it’s really like? Reach out and our team will show you.

Veterinary Opportunities

Have you previously worked in emergency and critical care, or maybe looking for an exciting chance to experience the thrill of veterinary emergency?

As an experienced veterinarian, exploring veterinary career pathways at Animal Emergency Australia can be the ideal opportunity to advance your veterinary skills even further, both in and out of the consult room. With plenty of options for professional growth and educational support, we’ll ensure you’re provided with everything you need to pursue your dream veterinary career pathway.

Sometimes making the transition to emergency can be the toughest step of all. You might want to give emergency a go, but making the change can be daunting or off-putting. That’s exactly why we invite you to join Animal Emergency Australia vets Dr Alex Hynes and Dr Gerardo Poli in our webinar, Is Emergency for You?, as they help you answer your questions about making the change to veterinary emergency.

Curious about emergency? Watch the webinar below!

Our Veterinary Pathways

At Animal Emergency Australia, our clinics offer veterinary roles for all experienced veterinarians with an interest in emergency, designed specifically to cater towards all veterinary goals. Whether you’re already exposed to emergency and have a taste for its fast-paced excitement, or are looking for more confidence in handling emergencies, our mentoring programs and veterinary education will ensure you have all the support you need to succeed.

Experienced Vets

Looking for a new, supportive place to call home for your emergency and critical care knowledge? As an experienced veterinarian, you may be looking to take that next step in your career journey – why not step into emergency?

Download your Step-by-Step Guide to Transition to Emergency below to find out about the support on offer for experienced vets wanting to make the switch.

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General Practice Vets

Your experience working in general practice is invaluable to our team and makes for a fantastic emergency and critical care vet. Many GP vets have excellent skills in responding to emergencies! In fact, it’s where many of our team began.

To find out more about how Animal Emergency Australia supports veterinarians to make the switch to emergency, be sure to download our step-by-step guide below.

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Veterinary Memberships

Have you found your clinical skills have reached a plateau and looking to push them even further? Then our engaging emergency environment can provide the perfect opportunity to pursue your Membership in Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care.

Work alongside experienced vets who have completed their Membership and Fellowship exams, and get the guidance you need to achieve your veterinary goals.


Experienced Vets - Step By Step Guide to Transition to Emergency

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