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Veterinary Nurse Roles

Are you an experienced, self-motivated veterinary nurse OR Talented Trainee wanting to work in a large team-based Advanced General Practice?

Being a larger practice, veterinary nurse positions become available from time to time so we always welcome applications from people who genuinely want to pursue a career in veterinary nursingVet Nurse Job Melbourne

The minimum requirement for consideration is enrolment in Cert IV Veterinary Nursing.

We need people who share our values in teamwork, customer service and patient care; have a friendly and welcoming personality and who are not afraid of the sometimes hard work and challenges that go along with the job.

There are huge expectations placed on the Veterinary profession by the public which of course filters down to every member of the team. This means every day will bring its own adventures and challenges.

About You

  • You’re a natural “people person” who can communicate effectively with clients – both written and face to face
  • You’re Tech Savvy and can find your way around software programs and apps
  • You’re committed to team achievements over personal wins. You understand that if the team wins you do too
  • You’re committed to ongoing learning and personal development – you enjoy learning about new modalities and treatments that can help people and their pets 👩‍🎓
  • You have good time management skills – you’re never too busy to do the important things
  • You’re flexible enough to cover extra shifts if needed from time to time
  • You respect practice policies and systems designed to deliver high standards of customer service and patient care
  • Occasional late night duties can’t bother you as we care for our patients 24/7 and you can’t be guaranteed to get out on time.
  • You have your own vehicle to get to work
  • You live within a comfortable 30 min drive from our practice

You are also someone who:

  • Enjoys working in a larger team (20+ nurses) and in a specific role each day ✅
  • Has perhaps outgrown what a smaller practice has to offer and is looking for more challenges in their role? ✅
  • Wants to further their skills in the latest techniques in medicine and work with the very latest equipment to include: Laser Surgery – Hyperbaric Medicine – CT and MRI imaging and more ✅
  • Is passionate about educating clients about the different treatment options available for pets to help them live healthier and happier lives for longer ✅
  • Cares deeply about the quality of their own work and contribution to the team ✅
  • Values further educational opportunities as a reward for dedicated effort ✅
  • Can rise to the occasion during busy times to help everyone get through the day

Current Position Available – May 2020

Qualified & Experienced General Vet Nurse

We’re looking for a Veterinary Nurse whose passion is providing exceptional client and patient care in a busy hospital environment

This role is spread across both hospital and reception duties and includes the following tasks and responsibilities.Vet Nurse Jobs

  • Planning and preparing patients and resources for surgical and diagnostic procedures (Diagnostic procedures include: Radiology / Ultrasound / CT Imaging / MRI Imaging)
  • Assisting in surgery and diagnostic procedures
  • Running tests through our in house Idexx Lab suite
  • Performing patient admissions and discharges
  • Liaising with clients and keeping them updated throughout the day
  • Reception tasks to include – managing phone calls and enquiries – scheduling appointments – maintaining hygiene in the client waiting areas  and creating a welcoming environment for our lients
  • Working collaboratively with the team to ensure standards of care are met across all areas of the practice

This suits an experienced nurse who enjoys variety in a role.

Potential career paths include Client Services Team Leader – Hospital Team Leader 

🦉Further Ed opportunities are available for the right person.

Job Role Requirements

Because we are a 24 Hr Care facility, our hospital nursing shifts cover all hours 7 days a week.

This means your roster will include a combination of morning, afternoon and overnight shifts over a 4 week period.
Penalty rates apply to any hours worked nights and weekends as per the award.

You will need to be available to work a minimum of 4 shifts per week averaged over the roster period.

Overnight hospital shifts involve working with our after-hours duty vet and include triaging incoming calls and taking care of our inpatients. These are shared across the team resulting in an average commitment of approx. one night per week.

If you have any further questions, please feel free to reach out to our team at jobs@thevetpractice.com.au
If you are ready to apply – please click the link below ⬇ to start your application.

Only applicants who complete this process will be considered for the position.

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