Vet Nurses and other support staff

Nursing Positions Available in Veterinary Clinics - SA and Tasmania


Adelaide Animal Emergency and Referral Centre, Kurralta Park, SA (posted 12th August) Dentistry Vet Nurse

EXPERIENCED VETERINARY NURSE – Dentistry
Job Number: AD1906

The Adelaide Animal Emergency & Referral Centre is a 24hr centre offering emergency, specialist and referral veterinary services. The Centre has a strong ethos of providing the very best available treatment and care for pets in South Australia through a team of dedicated veterinarians and nurses working closely together.

There is an opportunity for you to join this group of dedicated individuals. If you are highly motivated, caring, want to improve your knowledge and skills in veterinary nursing then this is the place for you. This role will involve developing all of your nursing skills, particularly in the area of dentistry and anaesthesia.

This position is up to 38 hours a week.

What can you expect from the team?

As a successful candidate you will possess the following skills and attributes:

If you are looking for a new and exciting challenge and believe this is your opportunity to shine please apply! If you value Teamwork and are Caring, Passionate, Committed, Progressive & Honest then you belong here.

Applications will be received by email only, quoting job number AD1906 in the subject line, including a cover letter and resume. Please include the contact details of two professional referees and one personal referee.

Applications to:
Sophie Harris
recruitment@arhvets.com
Adelaide Animal Emergency & Referral Centre
119 Anzac Highway Kurralta Park SA 5037 Tel: 08 8371 0333 Fax: 08 8371 2110


Grange Veterinary Clinic, Western Adelaide, SA (posted 9th August) Part Time Vet Nurse

We are seeking an experience Part-Time nurse to join our team in Adelaide's western suburbs.

The applicant needs to be a positive person who is able to work independently.

You can send your resume to grangevet@internode.on.net or post or drop in your application to 625 Grange Road, Grange.

Address the resume to:
Annette
Practice Manager

For more information, see grangevetclinic.com.au and


Pet Universe Veterinary Centre, North Adelaide, SA (posted 7th August) Casual or Full Time Experienced & Qualified Vet Nurse

Casual or Full Time Permanent Vet Nurse

Pet Universe is a progressive, high quality, small animal veterinary practice located 10 minutes from Adelaide’s CBD. With many years of veterinary experience, we have become an employer and practice of choice. We are also the Small Animal Practice of Excellence Winners 2015 and Telstra Small Business Awards SA 2015 Finalists.

Pet Universe Veterinary Centre has now expanded into the field of canine rehabilitation and regenerative medicine. Dr Chris Lee, Principal Veterinarian & Owner is now a qualified Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner (studied at University of Tennessee, USA & internship at Veterinary Orthopaedic Sports Medicine in Maryland, USA).With an increasingly complex surgical & rehabilitation caseload as well as our unique feline -only entrance, reception , consult room & ward, we provide a very stimulating work environment.

Are you keen to extend your clinical skills in a supportive and innovative Practice?

Pet Universe is looking for a dedicated nurse who is:

Must hold Certificate 4 Veterinary Nursing and have nursing experience in a busy high-quality practice

We asked some of our senior nurses what they liked about working at Pet Universe & here’s what one of them had to say:

‘”We get the opportunity to broaden our knowledge with the extensive cases we see at Pet Universe. And we definitely have the opportunity to advance our clinical skills, as the vets are very willing to teach us. We are encouraged to place catheters, take bloods, intubate & assist with inductions, dentals & x-rays. The days when we are rostered as the “theatre nurse” allows us to be “team leader” in theatre that day which is great. We get the opportunity to be involved in exciting things like Stem Cell Therapy & Penn Hip. The staff are really fantastic and very friendly.” Nicole Smith, Head Nurse.

We are looking for a nurse whose work ethic and personal values are in line with our core values:

To find out more about us have a more detailed look around our website - just visit www.petuniverse.com.au

For further information please forward C.V.s to Claire Lee, Managing Partner via email clairepentonlee@gmail.com. All applications handled in strictest confidence.


The Parade Norwood Veterinary Clinic, Norwood SA (posted 2nd August) Full Time Qualified & Experienced Veterinary Nurse

Are you looking for a full time position with lots of variety, then this may be the position for you?

We are looking for an enthusiastic, caring qualified and experienced veterinary nurse cert. IV or equivalent. Our clinic is a high-profile small animal practice (we are on TV and the radio) and we are committed to exceptional client service and high-quality veterinary care.

This is a nine nurse, five vet practice. The nurses and vets are all experienced, get along well and have fun at work. All staff are encouraged to pursue special interests and we have regular staff social get together's.

The practice is well equipped, and is currently undergoing renovations and an upgrade of equipment.

Interested? Please submit your application to:

Dr Derek McNair
Owner
The Parade Norwood Veterinary Clinic
27 The Parade
NORWOOD SA 5067

Email: radiovet@bigpond.net.au

All applications will be treated in the strictest of confidence


Pet Universe Veterinary Centre, Northgate, SA (posted 30th July) Full Time Head Nurse & Clinical Assessor

Head Nurse & Clinical Assessor – Pet Universe Vets Northgate

Pet Universe is a progressive, high quality, small animal veterinary practice located 10 minutes from Adelaide’s CBD.

With many years of veterinary experience, we have become an employer and practice of choice. We are also the Small Animal Practice of Excellence Winners 2015 and Telstra Small Business Awards SA 2016 and 2015 Finalists.

Pet Universe Veterinary Centre has now expanded into the field of canine rehabilitation and regenerative medicine. Dr Chris Lee, Principal Veterinarian & Owner is now a qualified Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner (studied at University of Tennessee, USA & internship at Veterinary Orthopaedic Sports Medicine in Maryland, USA).

With an increasingly complex surgical & rehabilitation caseload in a field that is at the forefront of veterinary technology & medical advances, we require an individual that can keep up with the training & clinical needs of this fast paced environment and who has experience in regenerative as well as orthopaedic clinical nursing.

Head Nurse at Pet Universe Veterinary Centre Northgate and Clinical Assessor for the Pet Universe Group (Pet Universe Broadview & Pet Universe Northgate). This is a fulltime position which requires on-call (Monday – Friday inclusive) phone support as required for any after - hours team support.

Main Responsibilities

The role entails efficient running of the hospital, managing the clinical team & workload, & performing regenerative medicine & complex orthopaedic procedures with Dr Chris Lee, Principal Veterinarian.

Clinical training, mentoring and a number of practice management tasks (see below) are also required of this role.

Main Tasks

Clinical nursing duties including theatre nurse on advanced orthopaedic and regenerative medicine /canine rehabilitation cases which includes processing stem cells, PRP, needle scope arthroscopy & soft issue ultrasonography.

Work as part of the Practice Management Team to achieve Practice primary aims. Prepare and/ or organise implementation of clinic policies & animal care education systems. Implement practice promotion policies

Delivery and review clinical & customer service training. Training & induction of new team members & work experience students. Responsible for writing & updating training materials including "The Nurse Bible" to keep apace of changing needs. Conducts 6-monthly performance appraisals on direct reports in conjunctions with the Managing Partner

Organise human resources in liaison with the Managing Partner & Associate Manager. Provide on-call support to team members out of hours Monday – Friday inclusive (calling in sick etc.)

Alongside Managing Partner (Claire Lee) & other managers to develop & implement new practice initiatives such as nurse consults, rehabilitation consults & services, weight loss and dental care programmes, all day consulting, support & mentoring schemes for junior veterinarians & nursing staff.

This position also requires that you must complete the appropriate training (paid for by the company) so you can holds the positions of Chief Fire Warden and First Aider

Under take /oversea the efficient retail & clinical ordering, reminder systems, unpacking & processing of incoming stock order, day to day staff issues. Manages inventory and advises on mark ups & pricing. Attends industry seminars on inventory and other management issues as well as clinical seminars & new product launches. Liaises with representatives from pharmaceutical and specialist pet food companies as well as drugs wholesalers (Provet -Henry Schein).

Qualifications & Experience

A minimum of ten years' experience in nursing demonstrating progressive increase in skills & role responsibilities, with at least five years of Head Nurse experience and an eagerness to learn and support /augment clinical change & support the training needs required to implement this change.

All applications will be handled in strictest confidence. Please email your C.V. to Claire Lee, Managing Partner at clairepentonlee@gmail.com

For more information, see www.petuniverse.com.au/vet-northgate and


Adelaide Animal Emergency and Referral Centre, Kurralta Park, SA (posted 24th July) Part Time & Casual ECC Nurses

EXPERIENCED VETERINARY NURSE - Emergency

The Adelaide Animal Emergency & Referral Centre is a 24 hour small animal clinic offering emergency, specialist and referral veterinary care . The Centre has a strong ethos to provide optimum treatment and care for pets in South Australia, delivered by a team of veterinarians and nurses using state of the art equipment.

If you are highly motivated, focused on patient outcomes and are looking to grow your veterinary nursing career then we have a place for you. There is never a dull moment as that front door brings anything and everything you could imagine…and more. While the focus for this position is Emergency we also encourage our staff to cross-skill across our departments of Dentistry, Medicine, Surgery, Imaging and Reception.

Currently we have both permanent Part-Time and Casual opportunities available. We also offer opportunities to develop your knowledge via internal and external continuing education. Our current roster calls for someone who is prepared to work afternoons, evenings and weekends.

What can you expect from the team?

Does this sound like you?

If you are looking for a new and exciting challenge and are looking for an opportunity to shine, then please apply!

Applications will be received by email only and you should include a cover letter along with your resume, quoting job number ‘AD1909’. Please include the contact details of two professional referees and one personal referee.

Applications to:
Sophie Harris
recruitment@arhvets.com
Adelaide Animal Emergency & Referral Centre
119 Anzac Highway Kurralta Park SA 5037 Tel: 08 8371 0333 Fax: 08 8371 2110


Glen Osmond Veterinary Clinic, Fullarton, SA (posted 15th July) Part Time Experienced Vet Nurse

Glen Osmond Vet Clinic

Part Time Veterinary Nurse

Then Glen Osmond Veterinary Clinic has an exciting opportunity for you! 

We are a small but growing clinic located in the eastern suburbs of Adelaide. We are currently seeking a confident & experienced nurse to join our close knit team of 3 nurses, 2 vets and 1 client relations officer. 

Our ideal candidate is someone who:

Finding the right person to fit our dynamic is extremely important to us. 

The role is part time, working every Friday & alternating Thursdays/Mondays as a dedicated surgery nurse, as well as every second Saturday as solo-nurse. Surgical experience and confidence is a must for this role, as is a current Certificate, students need not apply at this time.

Only successful applicants will be contacted. To apply, please send your resume to office@glenosmondvet.com.au


Rose Park Veterinary Surgery, Rose Park SA (posted 12th July) Full Time Experienced Vet Nurse

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FULL TIME VETERINARY NURSE REQUIRED

LOCATION: Adelaide South Australia
TYPE OF WORK: 100% Small Animal

Rose Park Veterinary Surgery is looking for an experienced veterinary nurse to join our enthusiastic and caring team. We pride ourselves on creating a friendly, supportive and relaxed environment with great working conditions.

We are situated 1km from the city centre in the eastern suburbs, practicing in general veterinary medicine and surgery to a supportive, long-standing client base.

We are a service orientated surgery providing high quality care to all our patients and require someone that has good communication skills and a caring attitude. The surgery is very well equipped with equipment including IDEXX machine, pulse oximeter, blood pressure monitor, digital x-ray, ultrasound and RxWorks.

The successful applicant will be a positive person who is able to work independently and as part of a team and will be required to work a mix of surgical and reception shifts, including participation in Puppy Preschool classes. You will be involved in reception duties, customer service, assisting with consultation and surgery, whilst maintaining a high level of professionalism and clinic cleanliness.

The successful candidate should have:

If you believe in our vision of providing personalised, tailored and high quality veterinary care in a professional, comfortable and caring environment, email your cv and cover letter to Leah Hooper, Practice Manager at leah@roseparkvet.com.au . All enquiries are handled in strict confidence.

See our website https://www.roseparkvet.com.au/

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Noahs Crossing Veterinary Clinic, Lewiston SA (posted 10th July) Full Time/Casual Qualified and Experienced Vet Nurse

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Veterinary Nurse Certificate IV - Full time/Casual

Due to expansion and maternity leave we are looking for a new Veterinary Nurse to join our team.

Our modern purpose-built practice also has a new rehabilitation and hydrotherapy centre offering a full range of rehabilitation services. We are a very busy practice offering a wide range of services with a special interest in reproductive medicine.
The successful applicant will enjoy a busy challenging role with a great team who like to work hard and still have fun. The practice supports ongoing education and encourages nurses to undertake study in fields of veterinary nursing that interests them. We offer study allowances for nurses who wish to further their skills along with one week per year paid study leave.

The candidate for the role will have the following qualities and expertise:

If you would like to apply for the position, please send your application to – Dr Karen Law claw6457@gmail.com

See our website http://www.noahscrossingvetclinic.com.au/

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Adelaide Veterinary Specialist & Referral Centre, Norwood, SA (posted 9th July) Part Time Surgery Nurse

SPECIALIST SURGICAL VETERINARY NURSE

At the Adelaide Veterinary Specialist & Referral Centre our experienced and dedicated team offer an exceptionally high standard of care to all of our patients. We provide services in the fields of Surgery, Medicine, Diagnostic Imaging, Physiotherapy and Dermatology.

We are currently seeking an energetic and enthusiastic Part Time Specialist Veterinary Nurses to join our dynamic and motivated team within our Surgical Department. The role includes all aspects of surgical nursing from admission, anaesthesia monitoring and scrubbing-in, through to recovery, hospital care and discharge.

Our ideal candidate will possess the following attributes:

What we offer you:

If you believe that this is your opportunity to shine, please send a cover letter outlining your suitability and a copy of your resume to:

Channell Fox
Surgical Nursing Team Leader

channell.fox@vetreferrals.com.au


Elizabeth Park Veterinary ClinicElizabeth Park SA (posted 5th July) Casual Qualified Vet Nurse

Certificate IV Veterinary Nurse required - Casual

The Adelaide Northern Veterinary Group offers busy, small animal clinics in the Northern Suburbs.

We are looking for a qualified nurse to join our fun and fabulous family!

Our nurses are going off to have babies and holidays! We need a superb nurse to step in and help out ongoing!

** Our nurses work over a 6 day roster, which may include the occasional Saturday morning shift**

Our super star nurses take on varying responsibilities within the clinic including:

The ideal candidate will have:

What we will offer you:

Please contact The Elizabeth Park Veterinary Clinic on 08 8287 0122, or email your resume to anvg_elizpark@internode.on.net OR drop in and say hi!

See our website https://www.elizabethparkvet.com.au/

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Adelaide Animal Emergency and Referral CentreKurralta Park, SA (posted 4th July) Full or Part Time Surgery Vet Nurse

Experienced Veterinary Nurse - Surgery

The Adelaide Animal Emergency & Referral Centre provides 24 hour emergency and critical care by both vets and nurses. We also provide referral services in the fields of internal medicine, oncology, cardiology, surgery and diagnostic imaging.

We are currently recruiting for a Veterinary Nurse looking to further develop their skills as a Specialist Surgery Nurse. Part-time arrangements will be considered and the role may include some weekend work, as we have a number of different rostered shift times, with overtime sometimes being required.

We offer you:

Our ideal candidates will possess the following skills and attributes:

If you are looking for a new and exciting challenge that is both demanding and rewarding and believe this is your opportunity to shine, please apply.

Applications via email only should include a cover letter along with your resume. Please include in your resume the contact details of two professional referees and one personal referee.

Please note – only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Applications to:
Sophie Harris
sophieh@aaerc.com.au

Adelaide Animal Emergency & Referral Centre
119 Anzac Highway
Kurralta Park SA 5037
Tel: 08 8371 0333
Fax: 08 8371 2110



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