The highlights of this position can be seen on the table to the left.
Salary Depending on Experience
• 4 Day Week, 1 in 4 Weekends No OOHs
• Generous CPD Allowance
• 28 days holiday including bank holidays
• Flexible working pattern
• Cycle scheme
• Mindful Living Courses
• Continuous professional development
• Group Income Protection
• Group Life Cover
• Compassionate leave on the loss of a pet
• Employee Discount
• Free food Friday’s
Details of the Practice and the Role
This first opinion corporately owned practice is looking to hire a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join their team.
This practice really believe in allowing their nurses to be nurses, therefore you will provide first class care and clinical excellence to patients and exceptional service to clients.
To deliver that exceptional service, your duties will include administering first class nursing care will be by monitoring the progress of the patient and being able to prioritise first aid actions to stabilise and prevent further discomfort, ensuring exemplary standards of patient care, you’ll need to prepare and clean patient accommodation in accordance with the needs of the patient and local policy, making sure the patient is safe, secure, and clean, monitoring and recording of the patient’s condition.
You will also have expert knowledge, you will need to offer clear and concise advice about pet care plans, assistance and support clients when caring for their pets. You will assist the vet surgeon in laboratory diagnostic testing taking samples as necessary, storing, and preserving in the appropriate manner and completing documentation. You will also need to prepare radiography equipment, identifying the areas to be imaged and recording results according to practise procedures.
You will need to give surgical assistance, to assist the vet surgeon during surgical procedures providing appropriate equipment and materials, operation of surgical equipment as appropriate. You will also need to administer anaesthesia as well as confirm the patient’s condition and the anaesthetic procedure to be administered performing pre anaesthetic checks as appropriate and monitoring of the patients throughout the procedure. You will also need to calculate and administer medication to patients, keeping accurate records always as well as dispensing of it if appropriately trained (SQP)
All clinics within this small corporate group have facilities that are purpose-built, giving you everything you need to deliver a wide range of care under one roof. Each clinic has its own separate dental, x-ray, lab, and ultrasound suites. Each also has at least two operating theatres, six consulting rooms and an open, spacious prep area, as well as separate dog and cat recovery wards and walk-in isolation.
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]