Veterinary Nurse – Experienced – Fur Life Vet, Bendigo, Vic

Bendigo, Victoria
Posted 4 weeks ago

Apiam Animal Health

Fur Life Vet, Bendigo is a new state of the art facility offering 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

This is a full-time position, rostered across 7 days.

Your responsibilities and duties across the clinic 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.
  • Meet animal health regulatory and legislative requirements
  • Assisting with training and development of junior nurses
  • Based approximately 80% at our Epsom clinic with some shifts at our supporting clinics in Bendigo.

About You

  • You will have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Certificate IV Veterinary Nursing or Vet Technician qualification essential.
  • Diploma of Vet Nursing advantageous
  • Experience in Emergency & Critical Care is advantageous
  • Area of special interest or further training e.g. behaviour, dentistry is advantageous
  • Dynamic outgoing person who loves speaking with and educating clients
  • You believe in and have the confidence to recommend gold standard care
  • You are motivated to help drive the growth of the practice and its programs
  • Willing to help train and mentor junior nurses

What we Offer

  • New facility, 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
  • 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.
  • The benefit of many corporate discounts with retail, travel, fitness and health

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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