Veterinary Nurse, Companion Animal Health Centre
- Advance your Vet Nurse skills
- Contribute to veterinary education
- Wide range of employee benefits
The role provides an opportunity to advance your skill levels in areas of surgery, anaesthesia, patient care, emergency medicine and wellness clinics. This opportunity will take you to the next level of your career.
The Veterinary Nurse is a member of the Veterinary Health Centres (VHC) professional staff services team of nurses, client services and technical staff members. The position is suited to a Nurse that has worked in small animal practice for a minimum of 3 years.
The role provides an opportunity to advance your skill levels in areas of surgery, anaesthesia, patient care, emergency medicine and wellness clinics. This opportunity will take you to the next level of your career. You will also work alongside specialists and experts in their field from around the world, giving you the ability to be involved in advanced treatment plans, surgery and procedures. The clinic has advanced imaging equipment including a CT & diagnostics.
This position is best suited to an enthusiastic, team-oriented Nurse with a passion for delivering the highest standards of service and care, with proven experience as a veterinary nurse in a clinical setting. You are able to work in high pressure situations, have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and are motivated to mentor the next generation of vets by imparting knowledge and modelling the highest standards of professional behaviour.
The Veterinary Health Centre (VHC) is the School’s clinical teaching facility which operates on a commercial basis, offering a range of first opinion, ambulatory and specialist veterinary services across all animal species to the general public and referring veterinarians. As a unit of VHC, the Companion Animal Health Centre (CAHC) is a leading-edge primary practice and referral care veterinary clinic offering the latest technology, equipment and professional services to treat small companion animals of all species. The CAHC offers high quality first opinion, referral and 24/7 emergency and critical care veterinary services to the public and provides a clinical training environment for final year veterinary students working under the close supervision of experienced veterinary surgeons, nurses and support staff.
About this role
To be successful you will need:
- Completion of a relevant certificate or combination of relevant experience and/or education/training
- Demonstrated capacity to work independently but participate cooperatively in team activities
- Attention to detail in record keeping and documentation
- Demonstrated experience and /or knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety
- Demonstrated Veterinary Nursing experience
The School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences provides world-class, outcome-based education and training of animal and veterinary scientists in a research environment. Based at the Roseworthy Campus, 50km north of the Adelaide CBD and minutes from Gawler, the school is situated on a 1600ha property that includes a working farm, full service Veterinary Health Centre teaching clinics, and a range of general purpose and specialist teaching and research facilities. The School offers three academic programs: Animal Science, Veterinary Bioscience and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM).
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