Find Rewarding Vet Nurse Jobs
You already know that your passion for animals and helping people is and extremely rewarding job. Here at Vet & Pet Jobs you can find Vet Nurse Jobs in some of the best and most friendly Vet Practices Australia-wide, working with loving pets and their adoring two-legged families who need your expertise and compassion.
The Future Looks Bright for Vet Nurses & Assistants Looking for Jobs
Finding a job you love makes working day in and day out an adventure rather than a bore. Choosing to work with animals is one the most rewarding jobs out there. You get the joy of helping people take better care of their dogs and cats. You have the honour of being in their lives from puppyhood and kittenhood to well into the senior years. The work you do every day helps others live their best lives.
Now is the perfect time to start looking for Vet Nurse jobs or jobs as a veterinary nurse trainee or assistant. Job opportunities for Vet Nurses have risen by 47.4% in the past five years and are expected to continue to grow in the coming years. This means finding work in an amazing clinic is only a few applications away. Not only is the future bright for those looking for jobs in the vet field, but the salaries are improving ranging on average from $30,000 to $57,000 based on your expertise, experience and certifications. If you are want to work in the vet field consider earning your certification, as vet clinics and hospitals generally require you to be certified.
Veterinary Nurse Job Opportunity Outlook:
- 47.4% increase in job opening for Vet Nurses in the last 5 years
- 17% increase expected in the next three years
- 90% of Vet Nurses are certified
- Pay ranges from $30,000 to $57,000 on average based on experience and certifications
A job as a Veterinary Nurse comes with a number of responsibilities. Sure you get to provide the necessary kisses and cuddles, but you will also be responsible for a variety of other tasks. Vet Nurses need to be able to perform pre-exam tasks like taking temperatures, heart rate, and respirations. They need to be able to administer medication orally as well as through injection. Vet assistants restrain patients and assist with a number of minor procedures. Assisting in surgery, ultrasounds, and radiology are just some of the advanced skills you will use in your day to day role as a qualified Vet Nurse. In addition to technical skills, you will also need to be able to communicate with clients, answer phones, use scheduling software and help clients as they check in.
Typical Responsibilities for Vet Nurse Professionals:
- Checking in and checking out clients
- Answering pet husbandry questions
- Preforming preliminary physical assessments
- Giving treatments including oral, injectable, and topical
- Prepping and assisting with surgery
- Vet practice admin and patient records
Vet Nurses who have earned their certification can advance their training through specialisation. Just like in human medicine where doctors become experts in a specific area, Veterinary Nurses can also hone their skills. There are a number of areas for specialization like emergency medicine, anaesthesia, surgery, dentistry, and clinical medicine. Becoming an expert in any of these fields will make you a great asset to a veterinary practice or hospital, which you can then leverage for a premium salary and other benefits. For those Vet Nurses who like leadership roles and inspiring a team, they can specialise and progress their veterinary careers in Clinical or Practice Management. Additional training and experience can open the door to a higher paying job and even greater job satisfaction.
If you are looking for Vet Nurse jobs then you have come to the right place. Here at Vet & Pet Jobs we are passionate about helping skilled, enthusiastic, professionals find a career in an exciting Vet Clinic Australia-wide. Take your time to peruse our job listings, you may just find that a pet admin job or practice manager job may also be career move you want to make. Apply for the listings that fit your ideal job wish list. Set up alerts to be sent directly to your inbox. Finding a job as a Vet Nurse or assistant is only a few clicks away.
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