Vet Nurses and other support staff

Nursing Positions Available in Veterinary Clinics - ACT


Canberra Veterinary Hospital, Lyneham (posted 11th December) Casual Vet Nurse

Canberra Veterinary Hospital is looking for a casual experienced vet nurse to join our team!!

About Us
The Canberra Veterinary Hospital is one of 54 Veterinary Hospitals in Australia to be recognised by the Australian Small Animal Veterinary Association (ASAVA) as an Accredited Veterinary Hospital of Excellence.

We have undertaken this process because we are serious about providing the highest standards of diagnostic, surgical, laboratory and nursing facilities achievable in our practice.

The Canberra Veterinary Hospital is also proud to be associated with the Canberra Equine Hospital.

The Opportunity:
This position covers all aspects of veterinary nursing, from assisting with a wide surgical caseload, blood sampling and in-house pathology, cannula placement, to animal handling and kennel cleaning. There is also a component of reception duties including answering client enquiries over the phone, updating patient records, making appointments and discharge of patients.

The ideal candidate will possess the following attributes:

Please apply with your Resume + Cover Letter to Ramtin - ramtin.safrang@vetpartners.com.au


Greencross Vets Tuggeranong, Southern Canberra (posted 19th November) Flexible Hours

Veterinary Nurse Roles Available
Tuggeranong, ACT

Over 1900 veterinarians and vet nurses across Australia have chosen a career with Greencross Vets. Our vets and vet nurses benefit from the resources that the largest veterinary group in Australia provides including an industry leading education program, business support for better work/life balance and career opportunities throughout the 140 plus veterinary related businesses in the Greencross Vets family. At Greencross Vets your passion for pets is exemplified by practicing the highest standards of care. We invite you to join Greencross Vets for a rewarding and fulfilling career.

Greencross Vets, a pioneer in the Veterinary landscape for over 10 years, are committed to raising the industry bar and we want you to be a part of our journey! Due to expansion, we have positions available at Tuggeranong in the ACT. Flexible working hours and varying levels of experience considered.

Primary Responsibilities
The primary responsibilities of this position include:

Qualities and Expertise
The ideal candidate will have the following qualities and expertise:

What we can offer you:

Pay is above award and will commensurate with experience and qualifications. If this role is the right one for you, and you would like to become part of the dynamic Greencross team, please email your application, including a cover letter and resume, outlining your suitability against the above mentioned criteria to:

Michelle Chipperfield
Practice Manager
michelle.chipperfield@greencrossvet.com.au


Greencross Vets Phillip, Southern Canberra (posted 19th November) Flexible Hours

Veterinary Nurse Roles Available
Phillip, ACT

Over 1900 veterinarians and vet nurses across Australia have chosen a career with Greencross Vets. Our vets and vet nurses benefit from the resources that the largest veterinary group in Australia provides including an industry leading education program, business support for better work/life balance and career opportunities throughout the 140 plus veterinary related businesses in the Greencross Vets family. At Greencross Vets your passion for pets is exemplified by practicing the highest standards of care. We invite you to join Greencross Vets for a rewarding and fulfilling career.

Greencross Vets, a pioneer in the Veterinary landscape for over 10 years, are committed to raising the industry bar and we want you to be a part of our journey! Due to expansion, we have positions available at Phillip in the ACT. Flexible working hours and varying levels of experience considered.

Primary Responsibilities
The primary responsibilities of this position include:

Qualities and Expertise
The ideal candidate will have the following qualities and expertise:

What we can offer you:

Pay is above award and will commensurate with experience and qualifications. If this role is the right one for you, and you would like to become part of the dynamic Greencross team, please email your application, including a cover letter and resume, outlining your suitability against the above mentioned criteria to:

Michelle Chipperfield
Practice Manager
michelle.chipperfield@greencrossvet.com.au


Animal Medical Centre Canberra, Phillip (posted 14th November) Part Time Head Nurse

Part Time Head Veterinary Nurse
Animal Medical Centre, ACT

Over 1900 veterinarians and vet nurses across Australia have chosen a career with Greencross Vets. Our vets and vet nurses benefit from the resources that the largest veterinary group in Australia provides including an industry leading education program, business support for better work/life balance and career opportunities throughout the 140 plus veterinary related businesses in the Greencross Vets family. At Greencross Vets your passion for pets is exemplified by practicing the highest standards of care. We invite you to join Greencross Vets for a rewarding and fulfilling career.

Greencross Vets, a pioneer in the Veterinary landscape for over 10 years, are committed to raising the industry bar and we want you to be a part of our journey! An exciting opportunity exists for a Part Time Head Veterinary Nurse to join our Animal Medical Centre in the ACT.

Primary Responsibilities
The primary responsibilities of this position include:

Qualities and Expertise
The ideal candidate will have the following qualities and expertise:

What we can offer you:

Pay is above award and will commensurate with experience and qualifications. If this role is the right one for you, and you would like to become part of the dynamic Greencross team, please email your application, including a cover letter and resume, outlining your suitability against the above mentioned criteria to:

Fiona Russell

Practice Manager
fiona.russell@greencrossvet.com.au


Northside Veterinary Centre, Braddon (posted 14th November) Full Time Experienced Vet Nurse

We are searching for an experienced veterinary nurse to join our team.  Northside Veterinary Centre is a friendly non-corporate local business working in a new purpose built clinic.  We have 2 sterile surgeries, dental and ultrasonography suites, a full pathology laboratory and digital and dental radiography. 

We are an experienced, motivated and friendly team of vets and nurses that believe in compassionate client and patient care.   We advocate and aim for fear-free veterinary practice and have separate dog and cat areas.  Our clinical load is varied with a percentage of referral work.  

The primary role of this position is to provide a high level of care to both medical and surgical patients as well as excellent customer service. 

We aim for excellent work-life balance.  You will be within 5 minutes walk of Canberra's best coffee, a range of restaurants and a brewery. 

38 hours a week to fall within 8am- 7pm Mon- Fri, 8am-4.30pm Saturday (Clinic hours are Mon-Fri 8:30am–6pm, Sat 9am-12pm, closed Sundays and public holidays).

Enquiries/ applications to practice.manager@northsidevet.com.au

Northside Veterinary Centre
2/51 Mort St
Braddon ACT 2612
Call 02 6182 0111

www.northsidevet.com.au


Animal Medical Centre Canberra, Phillip (posted 14th November) Casual Customer Care Officer/Veterinary Nurse

Casual Customer Care Officer/Veterinary Nurse
Animal Medical Centre, ACT

Over 1900 veterinarians and vet nurses across Australia have chosen a career with Greencross Vets. Our vets and vet nurses benefit from the resources that the largest veterinary group in Australia provides including an industry leading education program, business support for better work/life balance and career opportunities throughout the 140 plus veterinary related businesses in the Greencross Vets family. At Greencross Vets your passion for pets is exemplified by practicing the highest standards of care. We invite you to join Greencross Vets for a rewarding and fulfilling career.

Greencross Vets, a pioneer in the Veterinary landscape for over 10 years, are committed to raising the industry bar and we want you to be a part of our journey! An exciting Casual opportunity exists for a Customer Care Officer/Veterinary Nurse at our Animal Medical Centre in the ACT.

Primary Responsibilities
The primary responsibilities of this position include:

Qualities and Expertise
The ideal candidate will have the following qualities and expertise:

What we can offer you:

Pay is above award and will commensurate with experience and qualifications. If this role is the right one for you, and you would like to become part of the dynamic Greencross team, please email your application, including a cover letter and resume, outlining your suitability against the above mentioned criteria to:

Fiona Russell
Practice Manager
fiona.russell@greencrossvet.com.au


Animal Referral Hospital, Canberra (posted 12th November) Casual Experienced Emergency Vet Nurse

Animal Referral Hospital

EMERGENCY NURSES
Casual opportunities

Job Number: CECCN0818DN

 The Animal Referral Hospital Canberra – Emergency Department (ARHC) is a first class facility with extensive up to date equipment and an exceptional team of specialists, vets and nurses who practice best care for all their patients.  Staff are friendly, supportive and knowledgeable.

We are looking for an energetic, enthusiastic and dedicated emergency nurse who is genuinely interested in continued learning and willing to consistently provide quality patient care in a busy environment.

Essential Attributes

  1. Friendly, easy going nature with a strong work ethic
  2. Certificate IV in veterinary nursing or equivalent
  3. Availability to work evenings, overnights, weekends and public holidays
  4. Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  5. Ability to work efficiently and multi-task
  6. Demonstrate consistently high quality of patient care even in busy conditions
  7. Excellent communication skills
  8. Proficient in IV catheter placement and blood collection
  9. Confident at monitoring anaesthesia
  10. Demonstrate ongoing interest in continuing education

Desirable Attributes

  1. Diploma of Veterinary Nursing (Emergency and Critical Care)
  2. Experience in monitoring critical and ventilated patients
  3. Previous experience in an emergency or specialist hospital
  4. Knowledge of RX works and idexx blood machines

Primary Role

  1. Monitor and perform treatments on patients in ICU and other wards of the hospital
  2. Assist veterinarian with procedures and treatments
  3. Collecting blood and processing using Idexx machines
  4. Monitoring anaesthesia both minor procedure and major surgery in theatre
  5. Admit and discharge patients when required
  6. Some reception tasks such as answering phones, providing nurse updates, processing payments, entering details on RxWorks and processing VetPay applications

This is an exciting opportunity to join the ARH group and work in a happy and supportive emergency team. The successful candidate will receive ongoing training and support from senior nurses and veterinarians. Pay is commensurate to level of experience plus penalty rates.

If you are excited by this opportunity please forward your resume quoting job number CECCN0818DN to recruitment@arhvets.com. Visit www.arhvets.com to find out more about ARH.


Greencross Vets Tuggeranong, Calwell (posted 1st November) Part Time

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Part Time Veterinary Nurse
Tuggeranong, ACT

Over 1900 veterinarians and vet nurses across Australia have chosen a career with Greencross Vets. Our vets and vet nurses benefit from the resources that the largest veterinary group in Australia provides including an industry leading education program, business support for better work/life balance and career opportunities throughout the 140 plus veterinary related businesses in the Greencross Vets family.  At Greencross Vets your passion for pets is exemplified by practicing the highest standards of care.  We invite you to join Greencross Vets for a rewarding and fulfilling career. 

Greencross Vets, a pioneer in the Veterinary landscape for over 10 years, are committed to raising the industry bar and we want you to be a part of our journey! An exciting Part Time opportunity exists for a qualified Veterinary Nurse to join our passionate team at our Tuggeranong clinic.

The primary responsibilities of this position include:

The ideal candidate will have the following qualities and expertise:

What we can offer you:

Pay is commensurate with experience and qualifications. If this role is the right one for you, and you would like to become part of the dynamic Greencross team, please email your application, including a cover letter and resume, outlining your suitability against the above mentioned criteria to:

Michelle Chipperfield
Practice Manager

michelle.chipperfield@greencrossvet.com.au


Gungahlin Veterinary Hospital, Northern Canberra (posted 23rd October) Part Time Vet Nurse

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ABOUT US
Gungahlin Veterinary Hospital (GVH) is one of the premier veterinary practices in the ACT, with a team of experienced and highly skilled veterinarians, caring, trained veterinary nurses, dedicated receptionists and support staff. We work from a purpose built hospital, equipped with a full complement of equipment for diagnosis and surgery of most small animal problems.

We are an Accredited Hospital of Excellence. We operate between 8am to 7pm week days and 8:30am to 4pm on Saturdays. After hours, Sundays & Public Holidays we have Canberra Veterinary Emergency Services operating from our premises to attend to emergencies only.

Our staff are animal lovers and owners who understand the joys of pet ownership, the worry when they are unwell, and the grief when they are lost. We care for your pet with compassion as well as professionalism and for you with empathy and respect. When it comes to the crunch, we put your pet first!

ABOUT THE ROLE
Not enough challenge in your usual Vet Nursing job?? Well, this might be JUST the change you need!

The team at Gungahlin Veterinary Hospital in Canberra is on the search for an Experienced and Cert IV Qualified Veterinary nurse to join us in the quest of caring for the Capital's sick and injured!

You will be working in our purpose-built general practice hospital with our 12 vets, including a purpose-built brand new Cat Hospital.

All the cool stuff like oesophageal foreign bodies, surgeries and complicated procedures will be a normal day at the office, as well as dental work and general nursing.

This is a Permanent Part-Time Role. Working hours are rostered between the hours of 7:00 to 19:30 Mondays – Fridays and 8:00 to 16:30 on Saturdays. It is a requirement to be available to work Saturdays on rotation with other nurses (i.e. not every Saturday). The working hours can be up to 38 hours per week, but may be less depending on demand.

OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE
The ideal candidate has

BENEFITS OF WORKING AT GVH

HOW TO APPLY
Applications should be via email, addressed to Greta, at jobs@gungahlinvet.com.au, addressing the following Selection Criteria:

  1. Please tell us about a time that you dealt with a difficult procedure. Elaborate on the problem, solution and final outcome.
  2. Please tell us about a time you experienced conflict in your workplace / team. Elaborate on what the situation was, the approach taken to resolve the conflict and the positive outcome achieved.

For further enquiries about the role: please contact Greta at Gungahlin Veterinary Hospital, on 02 6242 7276

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