Veterinary Nurse – Samford Valley Veterinary Hospital

Experienced Veterinary Nurse wanted to join our fantastic team in Samford.

Provide the highest level of treatment and care for patients in our fully equipped hospital.

Continuing CE and training encouraged and supported. VNCA membership paid for.

About Us:

Samford Valley Veterinary Hospital is part of Apiam Animal Health, providing Veterinary services to country communities. At Apiam Animal Health we are committed to enriching the lives of animals, people and the communities where we live. We strive to deliver excellence and our vision is healthy animals and happy people.

We have been in our beautiful Samford Valley Hospital for over 40 years.  We are ingrained in our community and their animals – and we simply wouldn’t have it any other way. Positions in our practice are tightly held, and our team really do make a difference in the lives of our patients, our dedicated clients, and our family community.

About the Position:

We are looking for a full time experienced Veterinary Nurse to complement our team.
We are looking for a passionate nurse to implement their high standards of patient care and have the capability to fulfill both surgical and hospital shifts.

This is a hands-on nursing role for an experienced Nurse; you will need to have the skill set and confidence to place IV catheters, set up fluids, monitor anesthetics using multiparameter monitoring, perform grade 1 dentals and love all things nursing!


  • Nurse administration: manage nurse consultations and uphold nursing standards and protocols
  • Hospital Supervision: collaborate with the hospital manager to guide and mentor hospital staff
  • Hospital nursing: general care of patients as well as catheterization, blood collection etc as required
  • Surgical nursing: general surgical duties including admission, preparation, anaesthetic monitoring, X-ray assistance, equipment care etc.

What you’ll need to succeed:

  • Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing or Veterinary Technician Degree is essential
  • 3+ years’ experience with well-rounded nursing skills and experience with training and mentoring other clinical staff
  • Registered Veterinary Nurses are highly regarded.
  • Commitment to promoting a positive workplace culture and continuing to improve and grow our clinic.

Why you should apply:

  • Above award wage offered for the right candidate.
  • Generous clinic discounts for your own fur babies.
  • VNCA membership paid for and AVNAT registration encouraged.
  • Access to VetEducation as ongoing CE and upskilling is supported and encouraged.
  • Access paid Volunteer Leave, extra Parental Leaveand Apiam Wellness Day – extra day of annual leave!
  • Discounts from various retail, travel, fitness and health providers (including Kmart and Woolworths!)
  • Work life balanceand mental health taken seriously, we have our own Mental Health First Aid Officer and an excellent Employee Assistance Program (free and confidential counselling sessions for you or your immediate family).

At Apiam Animal Health we genuinely support and encourage nurse upskilling and professional development. We offer yearly discussions around career development, free monthly webinars, provide opportunities of secondment to other clinic locations across Australia and career progression pathways.

How to apply:

If you would like to join us at Samford Vallery Veterinary Hospital, then please apply here with your resume and cover letter.