ECC Vet Nurse

  • 3 Roper Street, Melbourne, 3189, VIC, AU

Job Description

Due to continued growth, we are seeking an experienced nurse to join our existing veterinary and nursing team. Full-time work with a flexible rotating roster is available. We offer generous remuneration to qualified and experienced candidates.

About us:

Southpaws is one of Australia’s best veterinary referral hospitals, priding ourselves on the highest level of patient care. We provide superior health outcomes for our patients by investing in the best technology, facilities, people and expertise.

We have some of the most advanced veterinary imaging and radiography capabilities in Australia. Explore our facilities further by clicking on the following link  Or visit our Instagram and Facebook pages

Responsibilities of the position:

  • Handover of medical and surgical cases for overnight care
  • Monitoring patient comfort and vital signs and maintaining patient charts with our software
  • Administering medications and maintenance of IV and urinary catheters
  • Patient handling, toileting and exercise – with compassion and expertise
  • Updating patient records and communicating with clients as required
  • Maintaining a high standard of ward organisation and cleanliness
  • Instrument and room cleaning
  • Assisting veterinarians with surgical, critical care, oncological and internal medicine

Your skills and attributes required:

  • Minimum of 2 years of nursing experience
  • Legal right to work in Australia
  • Exceptional time management and organisational skills
  • Minimum Certificate IV or equivalent
  • Exceptional customer service and strong communication skills
  • Highly motivated with a strong work ethic
  • Compatible with our Core Values including being a team player
  • Mature and responsible and compassion for animals

We will provide you with:

  • The ability to expand your clinical skills and knowledge in a supportive, exciting and dynamic environment
  • A challenging and rewarding position where nurses are highly valued within the team
  • Attractive remuneration and benefits
  • A workplace that is supportive and strives always to be a pleasant place in which to work
  • Mentorship, on job training and continuous workplace support
  • In-house continuous education and professional development
  • Leading-edge technology and patient cases to expand and grow your nursing experience

Job Details

Employment Type:
Position Type:
Vet Nurse / Technician
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About South Paws Specialty Surgery

  • Australia’s premier surgery and cancer facility, Southpaws Specialty Surgery for Animals The SouthPaws hospital is based in
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