EVMC Executive Director
June 19, 2019
Qatar Foundation (QF) is a non-profit organization that supports Qatar on its journey to becoming a diversified and sustainable economy. By offering lifelong learning opportunities, fostering a culture of innovation, and empowering the local community, we are investing in Qatar’s future and contributing to a better world.
Equine Veterinary Medical Center (EVMC) is a state of the art equine referral center located at Al Shaqab in Doha, Qatar open for all horses in the state of Qatar and the Gulf region. The hospital is equipped with a 3T MRI, CT-scan, nuclear scintigraphy and the latest technology in radiology. The hospital has 2 operating theaters, a well-equipped farrier shop, and lameness examination areas on three surfaces. Other specialized medical services at EVMC include internal medicine/ neonatal ICU, theriogenology, and anesthesiology/ pain management. In addition, EVMC consists of a state of the art veterinary diagnostic laboratory, including necropsy services. The center offers excellent research opportunities for clinicians that are interested in developing an independent or collaborative research program. Designated research laboratory space, equipped for cell culture, molecular biology, chemistry and endocrinology supervised by a full-time laboratory researcher will be available to assist and coordinate laboratory research activities.
Application: Applicants should submit a letter of intent, Curriculum Vitae, and the names and contact details of three references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Type & Experience Level: Full Time – One to seven years
Function: Regional Director
Veterinary Specialty: None
Category: Non-Profit Associations
Equine Veterinary Nurse
June 22, 2020
Qatar Foundation (QF) is a non-profit organization that supports Qatar on its journey to becoming a diversified and sustainable economy. By offering lifelong learning opportunities, fostering a culture of innovation, and empowering the local community, QF is investing in Qatar’s future and contributing to a better world.
Equine Veterinary Medical Center (EVMC), a member of QF, is a state-of-the-art equine referral hospital and medical center located in Doha, Qatar, open for all horses in the state of Qatar and the Gulf region. EVMC is equipped with a 3T MRI, CT-scan, nuclear scintigraphy, and the latest technology in x-ray and ultrasound. Our center has three operating theaters, clinical and research laboratories, lameness examination areas on three surfaces, a farrier workshop, and a pharmacy. Other specialized medical services include internal medicine, neonatal ICU, reproduction, sports medicine, diagnostic imaging, and anesthesiology/pain management. In addition, EVMC consists of a state-of-the-art veterinary diagnostic laboratory, including necropsy services. The center offers excellent research opportunities for clinicians interested in developing an independent or collaborative research program. A designated research laboratory space equipped for cell culture, molecular biology, chemistry, and endocrinology, supervised by a full-time laboratory researcher will be available to assist and coordinate laboratory research activities.
The Equine Veterinary Medical Center is seeking applicants for a full-time position as Equine Veterinary Nurse.
The Equine Veterinary Nurse will be responsible for supporting the veterinarians in providing veterinary care to horses in all aspects of veterinary services. This may include diagnosis, anesthesiology, medical treatment, imaging, lab tests, etc. Tasks will include handling horses for examinations and treatments; monitoring and treating horses before, during, and after anesthesia, as well as for pain management as directed by veterinarians; keeping records of standard medical examinations and check-ups, injections, fluid administration, oral medications, and other medical procedures; taking care of cleaning and maintenance of all instruments and equipment used in the line of duty; and keeping track of stock levels, replenishing them as needed.
Qualifications and experience:
The successful candidate should hold a Certified Degree in Veterinary Nursing and have a minimum of 3 years’ experience as a Veterinary Technician/Nurse, in a related field of equine healthcare including medical treatments, imaging, and laboratory work, in addition to excellent communication and computer skills.
Qatar Foundation offers an attractive compensation package. This includes a tax-free salary and additional benefits such as housing and transportation allowance; annual paid leave; annual airfare allowance; life and medical insurance; etc.
Applicants should submit a letter of intent, Curriculum Vitae, and the names and contact details of three references to email@example.com. The deadline to submit applications is 28th February 2019. For more information, please visit www.qf.org.qa and www.evmc.qa
Type & Experience Level: Full Time
Veterinary Specialty: Nurse
Category: Non-Profit Associations
Senior Clinician in Reproduction/Theriogenology.
September 13, 2020
The Senior Clinical Veterinarian specialized in Reproduction is responsible to perform basic and advanced routine and emergency reproductive procedures on horses admitted to EVMC such as but not limited to mare and stallion breeding management, pregnancy evaluation and monitoring, management of twin gestations, mare and stallion infertility ,investigation, artificial insemination, stallion semen collection, processing and cryopreservation, assisted reproductive technologies and management of emergency reproductive cases of broodmares and stallions.
➢ Develop new assisted reproductive technologies such as ovum pick up and intracytoplasmic sperm injection techniques.
➢ Responsible for EVMC reproduction referral and ambulatory units.
➢ Provide reproductive ambulatory medicine services to EVMC clients and refer cases to EVMC hospital when necessary.
➢ Provide patient care to hospitalized horses at EVMC hospital.
➢ Comply with billing and reporting policy in place at EVMC.
➢ Participate in a rotating schedule with other EVMC clinicians to provide 24/7 emergency coverage in Reproduction and patient care to hospitalized horses.
➢ Conduct retrospective and prospective clinical studies as well as experiments to advance veterinary medicine independently or in collaboration with other veterinary scientists, resulting in publications and presentations at local and international professional meetings.
➢ Participate and ultimately drive clinical research programs within EVMC to establish and explore research ideas/niches.
➢ Lead, inspire, engage and guide the staff to foster high ethical standards in meeting the organization's mission and goals.
➢ Responsible for practicing veterinary medicine within guidelines and regulations of the State of Qatar animal regulatory agencies.
Qualifications and experience :
➢ Master’s degree in a relevant field & 8 years of relevant full-time work experience
➢ DVM degree from an accredited College or University is mandatory.
➢ Board certification in Theriogenology (ACT or ECAR) or credentials to sit the examination is desirable.
➢ A completed residency in Veterinary Reproduction/Theriogenology.
➢ Evidence of Continued Professional Development.
➢ 5-year experience in clinical equine reproductive services, acquired at elective commercial centres, or at university veterinary teaching hospitals.
➢ Evidence of a publication record in veterinary theriogenology.
➢ A research degree (MS or Ph.D.) is desirable.
➢ Demonstrated interpersonal skills to work effectively and diplomatically with a broad range of diverse individuals professionally.
➢ Demonstrated management experience in order to direct, guide, train and evaluate the efforts of staff to meet operational standards, with the ability to hold personnel accountable and make difficult decisions to improve operations.
➢ Fluency in English language, both spoken and written.
➢ Excellent writing skills with the ability to draft and edit a variety of written reports and communications and to articulate ideas clearly and concisely; Arabic proficiency is an advantage
➢ Proficiency in MS Office applications
Type & Experience Level: FullTime
Function: Senior Clinician in Reproduction/Theriogenology
Veterinary Specialty: Reproduction/Theriogenology
Category: Non-Profit Associations
Please contact us for more information or to apply
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