Homebush NSW 02 9758 8666 250 Parramatta Rd Homebush, NSW, 2140 250 Parramatta Rd
Homebush, NSW, 2140

02 9758 8666

Baulkham Hills NSW 02 9639 7744 19 Old Northern Rd Baulkham Hills, NSW, 2153 19 Old Northern Rd
Baulkham Hills, NSW, 2153

02 9639 7744

Gosford NSW 02 4323 3886 U3, 401 Manns Rd West Gosford, NSW, 2250 U3, 401 Manns Rd
West Gosford, NSW, 2250

02 4323 3886

Canberra ACT 02 6280 6344 2 Yallourn St Fyshwick, ACT, 2609 2 Yallourn St
Fyshwick, ACT, 2609

02 6280 6344

Brisbane QLD 07 3172 0593 532 Seventeen Mile Rocks Rd Sinnamon Park, QLD, 4073 532 Seventeen Mile Rocks Rd
Sinnamon Park, QLD, 4073

07 3172 0593

Essendon VIC 03 9379 0700 72 Hargrave Ave Essendon Fields, VIC, 3041 72 Hargrave Ave
Essendon Fields, VIC, 3041

03 9379 0700

Point Cook VIC 03 8368 7400 6 Wallace Ave Point Cook, VIC, 3030 6 Wallace Ave
Point Cook, VIC, 3030

03 8368 7400

Veterinary Nurse, Emergency – Canberra

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Homebush NSW
250 Parramatta Rd
Homebush
NSW 2140

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Phone:
02 9758 8666

Baulkham Hills NSW
19 Old Northern Rd
Baulkham Hills
NSW 2153

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02 9639 7744

Gosford NSW
U3, 401 Manns Rd
West Gosford
NSW 2250

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02 4323 3886

Canberra ACT
2 Yallourn St
Fyshwick
ACT 2609

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02 6280 6344

Brisbane QLD
532 Seventeen Mile Rocks Rd
Sinnamon Park
QLD 4073

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07 3172 0593

Essendon VIC
72 Hargrave Ave
Essendon Fields
VIC 3041

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03 9379 0700

Point Cook VIC
6 Wallace Ave
Point Cook
VIC 3030

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03 8368 7400

Full Time

The Animal Referral Hospital Canberra – Emergency Department (ARHC) is a first class facility with extensive up to date equipment and an exceptional team of specialists, vets and nurses who practice best care for all their patients. Staff are friendly, supportive and knowledgeable.

We are looking for an energetic, enthusiastic and dedicated emergency nurse who is genuinely interested in continued learning and willing to consistently provide quality patient care in a busy environment. The full time position will provide a minimum of 66 hours work per fortnight.

Essential Attributes

  • Friendly, easy going nature with a strong work ethic
  • Certificate IV in veterinary nursing or equivalent
  • Availability to work evenings, overnights, weekends and public holidays
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to work efficiently and multi-task
  • Demonstrate consistently high quality of patient care even in busy conditions
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficient in IV catheter placement and blood collection
  • Confident at monitoring anaesthesia
  • Demonstrate ongoing interest in continuing education

Desirable Attributes

  • Diploma of Veterinary Nursing (Emergency and Critical Care)
  • Experience in monitoring critical and ventilated patients
  • Previous experience in an emergency or specialist hospital
  • Knowledge of RX works and idexx blood machines

Primary Role

  • Monitor and perform treatments on patients in ICU and other wards of the hospital
  • Assist veterinarian with procedures and treatments
  • Collecting blood and processing using Idexx machines
  • Monitoring anaesthesia both minor procedure and major surgery in theatre
  • Admit and discharge patients when required
  • Some reception tasks such as answering phones, providing nurse updates, processing payments, entering details on RxWorks and processing VetPay applications

Benefits

  • Working in a happy and supportive emergency team
  • On the job training and support from senior nurses and veterinarians
  • ARH encourage and support nurses to undertake continuing education
  • Pay to commensurate level of experience

If you are excited by this opportunity please forward your resume quoting job number CNECC0917 to h.resources@arhvets.com

Applications close on the 13th October 2017


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