Veterinary Nurse - Surgical/Imaging

Veterinary Hospital Group

Auckland, New Zealand

Full time

Veterinary Nurses

Nov 30

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Veterinary Hospital Group

‘Where Pets are Precious’

www.vethospital.co.nz

Exciting opportunity!!!!

We are looking for an enthusiastic Veterinary Nurse to fill a unique vacancy within our surgical team at the Albany Veterinary Hospital, 415 Albany Highway.

The small surgical referral team, led by Dr Penny Birchall treats complex cases especially orthopedics from within our group of 10 clinics Auckland-wide.

Working from our hub at the Albany branch, this fun, dedicated team work with interesting cases daily.

The position can be part-time or full-time, our priority is finding a nurse-superstar (or 2!) who has a passion for anaesthesia & surgery and an awesome attitude!

Duties will include:

  • Preparing patients for anaesthesia (placing i/v catheters, calculating & drawing up medications, surgical-site clipping, organising all materials required etc)
  • Monitoring anaesthesia & recovering patients
  • Assisting as a scrub nurse when required
  • Sterilising & maintaining surgical kits/equipment
  • Stock ordering
  • Admitting/discharging patients
  • Bandaging post-op & at revisit appointments
  • Taking xrays
  • Assisting with ultrasound
  • Communicating with clients & clinics
  • Managing & taking a share in an overnight on site nurse roster

Veterinary Nurses with 2yrs+ experience are welcomed to apply - if you feel you have particular attributes but less experience we invite you to contact us also!

 

Please apply by emailing your CV & cover letter

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