Fur Life Vet Bendigo seeks a qualified Veterinary Nurse

Bendigo, Victoria
Posted 4 months ago

Fur Life Vet, Bendigo offers companion animal General Practice, Emergency & Critical Care, and visiting Specialist services.

We require a qualified and experienced Veterinary Nurse to join the team

 About the Role:

We have 2 positions available – one full time and one casual.

Your responsibilities and duties across the three clinic locations in Bendigo will include:

  • Assisting Veterinarians during consultations, examinations and treatments.
  • Triage of emergency patients.
  • Assisting with surgery preparations and monitoring anaesthesia.
  • Nursing hospitalised animals, administering treatments and medications.
  • Providing veterinary nursing care and grief support to clients.
  • Clinic administration including admissions, client records and maintaining stock control.
  • Following WHS policies and procedures in an animal care environment.
  • Shifts may be at Passionate Vet Care, Fur Life Vet Epsom and Fur Life Vet Golden Square

About You:

  • You will have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Certificate IV Veterinary Nursing or Vet Technician qualification essential.
  • Area of special interest or further training e.g. behaviour, dermatology is advantageous.
  • Some practical experience with dentistry is advantageous.
  • Dynamic outgoing person who loves speaking with and educating clients.
  • You believe in and have the confidence to perform nurse consultations and to recommend gold standard care.
  • You need to be able to fit in well with our existing team as well as being able to manage your time independently.
  • You will have demonstrated commitment to continuing education.
  • Above all, you will have a great sense of humour, not take yourself too seriously and be someone who helps make your workplace a fun enjoyable place to be.

We Offer:

  • Great facilities, new equipment, lots of toys including CT scanner, full surgical suite, in house laboratory, digital radiology, ultrasound, dental suite.
  • The opportunity to further develop your knowledge and skills in your area of interest.
  • Paid professional association membership.
  • Paid volunteer leave.
  • An employee assistance program.
  • Great location in Bendigo which offers all the services expected of a large regional centre including a vibrant food, wine and arts scene and only 1.5 hours from Melbourne.
  • Many benefits and discounts with retail, travel, fitness and health that come with being a part of the Apiam family.

Check us out at https://www.furlifevet.com.au/epsom/

For more information and to apply, please email your CV with a cover letter addressing the key criteria to leisa.denaro@apiam.com.au

Job IndustryVeterinary & Production Services, Veterinary Nurse

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