Qualified Veterinary Nurse 12th November 2021
- Moruya Animal Hospital
- Job Type
- Part Time
We are a small clinic located on the far south coast. Looking for a clinic all rounder to fill a vet nurse role with occasional reception duties. Two-to-three full days and a Saturday morning once a month.
Qualifications & experience
Previous experience working in a veterinary hospital essential.
Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing or equivalent is required for this role. However, a keen enrolled student nurse could be considered.
Well-developed animal handling skills.
Positive attitude, dedication, reliability and willingness to learn new skills.
A sound commitment to animal care and teamwork.
Tasks & responsibilities
Admission and discharge of patients.
Preparation of surgical instruments and operating theatre.
Preparation of animals for surgery.
Monitoring of anaesthesia and recovery of patients
Ability to create and maintain an organised and clean work environment.
Communicate in a positive and professional manner with clients and colleagues.
Ability to work confidently with animals and demonstrate empathy to clients.
Manage front of house stock displays and assist with inventory control.
High degree of organisation and an ability to remain calm in emergency situations.
Capacity to follow instructions and be able to work without direct supervision.
Interest in canine rehabilitation would be well regarded but not essential.
Willingness to learn laser therapy techniques.
General reception duties
An interest in practice management would be useful as there may be potential for this position to extend in this area in the future.