Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN)

Ref: SKN - 15289

Contract Type
£25,000 - £30,000
Practice Type
May Need To Work Weekends
Accommodation / Relocation
Not Offered

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The Package

Salary up to £30,000

Salary dependant on experience and interview
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• 40 Hour Weeks
• 1 in 3 Half or 1 in 6 Full Weekends
• No OOHs
• Relocation Allowance if you move 50 miles+
• £750 CPD Allowance + 2 Days CPD Leave and In-house CPD Available
• RCVS & VDS Fees Paid
• 5 Weeks Annual Leave plus Bank Holidays
• Fantastic Career Progression Opportunities
• Exclusive Retail and Holiday Discounts
• Eye care and childcare vouchers
• Enhanced Maternity/Paternity Pay
• Peternity Day
• Additional Leave for Excellent Attendance

Details of the Practice and the Role

This Corporately owned Hospital are looking for a new Theatre Registered Veterinary Nurse to join and lead the team working along side the head and deputy head nurses.

Your Key Responsibilities will be:
• Support our Surgical Vets by planning and implementing nursing care in line with the patients’ needs, diagnosis and surgical procedure
• Draw up and administer medications, including CRI
• Perform physical exams on admitted patients; heart rate, pulse rate, capillary refill time, mucous membranes, temperature, respiratory rate and effort.
• Providing nursing care updates to owners and planning discharge appointments
• Keeping nursing notes up to date and communicating with Southend and Branch Vets regarding patient progress and care
• Monitoring anaesthesia and recovering patients
• Occasionally scrubbing in to assist the Veterinary Surgeon
• Experience (or willing to learn) in caring for surgical patients with complex needs, e.g. preparing and assisting in laser surgery, flexible and rigid endoscopy, orthopaedics, preparing to place feeding tubes and drains
• Discharge surgical inpatients
• Contribute to infection control strategies currently in place in the theatres, prep areas and sterilising room
• Maybe required to work some shifts on imaging/medicine depending on staffing
• Training PCAs and SVNs on theatre nursing and anaesthesia
• Be willing to undertake training to sterilise equipment using Ethylene Oxide
• Being a Clinical coach

There will be questions about this role as we try not to overload the job posting with lots of information. For a private and confidential chat about this role please contact Sam on 01626 249 108 or email [email protected]