Equine Veterinary Nurse (Full-Time) - Doha, Qatar

Doha (QA)
Competitive Salary
08 Jul 2019
18 Oct 2019
Job Type
Veterinary Nurse
Contract Type
Full Time

Position TitleEquine Veterinary Nurse

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.

Al Shaqab represents a unique and unparalleled concept in the equine world. A member of the Qatar Foundation, the mission of Al Shaqab is to promote the highest standards in the breeding and showing of Arabian horses, as well as provide innovative educational and competitive opportunities in all of the equestrian arts.

Equine Veterinary Medical Center (EVMC) is a state of the art equine referral center located 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.

The Equine Veterinary Medical Center is seeking applicants for a full-time position as Equine Veterinary Nurse


The Equine Veterinary Nurse will be responsible to support the veterinarians in providing veterinary care of horses in all aspects of veterinary services, this may include diagnosis, anesthesiology, medical treatment, imaging, lab tests etc. Tasks will also 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 and replenish when 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 health care including medical treatments, imaging and laboratory work, in addition to excellent communication and computer skills.

Qatar Foundation offers an attractive compensation package that 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.

This is a permanent position but we would also consider a short term contract.

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