ECC Vet Nurse

Perth Veterinary Specialists Osborne Park, WA Full time RR-4485


Description

Position at Perth Veterinary Specialists

We are an emergency and referral veterinary facility open after hours on weeknights and 24hrs on weekends and public holidays. We are excited about our new and fresh team environment. We are growing and ready for a new team member to start ASAP!

As well as catering for a busy walk-in emergency workload, we work closely with internal and external referring vets to provide critical overnight hospitalisation and monitoring.

We are well equipped with digital radiology, ultrasound, endoscope, in-house laboratory, patient monitors and sophisticated emergency and surgical facilities.

We are searching for a confident and enthusiastic nurse who possesses the ability to multitask and work well under pressure in an environment where emotions can run high. Emergency experience is preferable, but a strong general practice background is looked highly upon. Although training will be provided, applicants must possess the ability to work unsupervised as well as demonstrate reasonable proficiency in basic nursing skills.

Essential:
 

  • Minimum 1-year ECC nursing experience or 2-3 years of general practice experience
  • Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing or equivalent and Registered with VSBWA
  • Demonstrate communication between clients, fellow colleagues and levels of management. This may be face to face, telephone systems or via email
  • Demonstrate the understanding of drug calculations, CRI's and mathematical skills
  • IV canula placement in an aseptic technique 
  • Demonstrate the importance of continuous monitoring for a critical patient and use of monitoring equipment. Please provide an example of patient care data recording, equipment used and case scenario

Desirable: 

  • Basic Computer and Office skills EG Microsoft office
  • Experience with EzyVet and SmartFlow (Veterinary Software)
  • Prior Emergency Experience favourable
  • Experience with Idexx Lab, sample collection and microscope slide preparation
  • Ability to work independently and under supervision to follow directions 
  • Understanding of a Triage Process
  • Basic Veterinary Terminology

Perth Veterinary Specialists relies on our nurse's ability to commit to shift work and teamwork, therefore we take our recruitment process very seriously. It is important for us to find the right person that can physically commit to working a variety of shift hours in a rotating roster, one in two weekends and available for public holidays.
  
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VetPartners is an equal opportunity employer and recognises that diversity is crucial to our success. Whatever your identity and background, if this role sounds like you, then please apply online with your CV, cover letter and VSBWA registration.