Surgical Veterinary Nurse
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Our vision is simple: to be The Centre of Veterinary Excellence and Innovation and we are seeking a motivated, enthusiastic, and driven team player to help us achieve this. Our goals are set around Care, Community, Communication and Continuous Improvement.
We are a proudly independent, privately owned practice having been serving our North Canterbury community for over 50 years. With 34 vets and over 50 support staff, we work closely as a team to deliver a wide range of services. We are proud of our purpose-built, state of the art clinic which includes our near new spacious hospital, 2 large theatres, a dental suite, 20 walk-in kennels, 6 consult rooms and a separate cattery all built to Best Practice Hospital Standards.
Find out more about us at www.rangioravetcentre.co.nz
Our values are Excellence, Empathy and Respect, Team and Community and Innovation. If you share these values and you enjoy developing strong relationships with clients, working in a team environment and have fantastic people skills, then this is the job for you!
About the Position:
With a specialist surgeon operating already and a further fellowship surgeon joining the practice in October we are looking for a veterinary nurse who has a strong interest in surgery.
The ideal applicant will have a vet nursing diploma qualification, you will need to be enthusiastic, adaptable and proactive and be committed to providing a first-rate service that exceeds our BESTPractice Accredited hospital standards. We are very well resourced having all the equipment that you would expect from a leading veterinary practice to service referring clinics from around the South Island.
We also have our own dedicated emergency and critical care vets and nurses 24/7 to provide intensive care to compromised patients.
The position is full time, you would have 1 late night per week and a 1 in 4 Saturday roster (although this is currently a 1 in 6 roster)
You will work alongside our Veterinary Technician Specialist in Anaesthesia and Analgesia and our lead surgical nurse whom has extensive surgical and rehabilitation experience working in a surgical referral centre.
Your nursing skills will be well utilised and you will be well supported through a training and an induction period by a team of 20 skilled and fun nurses.
We can offer the successful candidate the following:
- Very Competitive Remuneration
- External and internal training opportunities
Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa
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