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Positions Available


Beecroft Animal Specialist and Emergency Hospital, Singapore (posted 23rd September)

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Beecroft is looking for Emergency Vet Nurses

Beecroft Animal Specialist Hospital has an attractive opportunity for enthusiastic vet nurses with an interest in ECC to join their friendly team in a 10,000 sqft state-of-the-art small animal and exotics veterinary hospital. The hospital is fully equipped with CT, Endoscopy, Fluoroscopy, ultrasound, 2 x-ray rooms, 3 surgical suites, and a 1.5 T MRI (coming in early 2022). It is 100% specialist owned and operated and offers an impressive chance to work alongside specialists as well as experienced veterinarians and nurses in a happy, positive, team-nurturing environment.

You would be working as part of an experienced team, which will give you an exciting opportunity to fully utilize and develop your skills and gain extensive knowledge of specialist in-patient care.

We have dedicated night staff, so the position offered is for day staff (no more day/night rotas-yay!)

For the successful applicant, we offer a highly attractive package, genuine career progression opportunities as well as company benefits.

Requirements :

Some of the job perks include:

If this position is of interest, or if you require any more information, please contact julie.lavigne@beecroft.com.sg

www.beecroft.com.sg


Boundary Bay Veterinary Specialist Hospital- Langley, British Columbia, Canada (posted 5th August) Veterinary Technicians

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They say change is as good as a holiday, so why not use your career to see the world, there’s nothing like a paid holiday!

If you are a qualified Veterinary Nurse that is interested in moving to Canada, we are here to help!

Our hospital is located in Beautiful British Columbia, on the outskirts of Vancouver and we have an experienced team ready to help you with the immigration process.

Canada is progressive, diverse and has a well-established immigration stream for professionals. Our immigration lawyers will obtain the necessary work permits in Canada and will work directly with you through the process. In addition to this we offer a relocation allowance and will cover the work permit costs should an offer of employment be accepted.

To speak to one of our foreign Vet Techs that undertook the immigration process with us please email ahay@bbvsh.com, she is happy to help with any queries.

Boundary Bay Veterinary Specialty Hospital (BBVSH) is seeking 6 Veterinary Technicians to work in the following departments in our busy Hospital:

We are a VECCS Certified Level 1 facility.

We guarantee you won’t be bored here, and we are a perfect place for a Vet Tech Specialty (VTS). We support our techs that want to pursue a VTS with additional group training sessions, journal club and mentorship.

New graduates are welcome too, we are a teaching hospital, so we are fully committed to creating a learning environment to help you grow in your career.

Because we have such awesome specialists our techs get to see and assist with a variety of exciting interventional procedures such as:

About BBVSH:

Our Doctors, Technicians and Veterinary Assistants are a cohesive team of professionals who strongly believe in collaboration, communication, respect, and lifelong learning. BBVSH has board-certified specialists in surgery, oncology, neurology, critical care, internal medicine, radiology, and cardiology. We also offer a full rehabilitation department complete with an underwater treadmill. Each department works together with other services within BBVSH, as well as accepting referrals and emergencies from other specialty and general practices.

In our 10,000 square foot facility we are open 24/7 and employ upwards of 100 staff members.
We have 4 surgical suites, 2 digital x-ray suites, designated surgical prep area, on site CT and MRI scanner, C-Arm, a chemotherapy treatment room, procedures room and in-house blood donor program.

Take a tour of our hospital: http://bbvsh.com/tour

Job description:

Our company culture prioritizes and values veterinary technicians and their essential role in the clinical team. BBVSH is a great place to utilize and grow your skills in a challenging, rewarding, fun and respectful environment. We offer in house CE, fully paid conference registration and travel fees to top quality specialty and emergency conferences in North America, journal club, advance skills labs, and a support team to help you further your education or to help you achieve a Veterinary Technician Specialty.

More information on the specific position you are applying for will be made available on application, and we are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Here is what some of our technicians have to say:  https://bbvsh.com/vettech-video

Additional benefits we offer:

Our Veterinary Technicians have access to up-to-date patient care technologies such as:

Duties of the Registered Veterinary Technician include but are not limited to:

Requirements:

Full-time hours: 40 per week
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent, 2-year contract
Salary: From $26.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
We follow all necessary requirements to protect our employees from COVID-19

For further information, or to apply, please contact: Ainsley Hay ahay@bbvsh.com


Creature Comforts Veterinary Group, Sai Wan Ho, Hong Kong (posted 14th July) Night Shift Emergency VN

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Night Shift Emergency Nurse Required
Creature Comforts Veterinary Group

Interested in working for Hong Kong’s fastest growing veterinary company? We are looking for a Night Shift Emergency Nurse to join our team.

Company Overview:

From our award-winning house call practice to our state-of-the-art hospitals, Creature Comforts Veterinary Services has made it our mission to provide the highest level of veterinary service to the cats and dogs of Hong Kong. Established nearly twenty years ago, we have expanded into one of the largest veterinary groups in Hong Kong, operating in three locations and a housecall practice. We are supported by our team of over 120 employees, including vets, nurses and technicians.

To get an idea of our working environment please review our company video: youtube

Or visit https://www.creaturecomforts.com.hk/

The Role:     

To assist in our growth, our overnight service is looking for a highly motivated and experienced individual to join the team.  If you enjoy the thrill of emergency medicine and are driven to provide the highest levels of patient care in a calm and professional manner, a position at our state-of-the-art facility could be for you!

Who You Are:

You are a motivated team member, with a passion for animal care and working with others. You are ambitious, with either the drive to progress your career from veterinary nurse into a managerial role within the Creature Comforts Group or to help train other animal lovers in how to be best in practice.

Requirements:

What we offer:

If you think you could be the right person for this job, we'd love to hear from you! Please send your CV to Ms Trilby White at trilbycc@gmail.com.


Creature Comforts Veterinary Group, Sai Wan Ho, Hong Kong (posted 14th July) Senior VN

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Senior Veterinary Nurse Required
Creature Comforts Veterinary Group

Interested in working for Hong Kong’s fastest growing veterinary company? We are looking for a Senior Veterinary Nurse to join our team in our Sai Wan Ho location. If you have a few years’ experience and would like the support of a fully developed training and onboarding program with multiple avenues for career progression and advancement this could be the role for you.

Previous holders of this role have benefited from personal coaching and development to take on very senior roles within the group. This is a company that offers many opportunities to its teammates.

If you have ambition to be either a technical leader in your chosen nursing field, a passion for training others or a desire to learn more about leadership, this could be the position for you.

Company Overview:

From our award-winning house call practice to our state-of-the-art hospitals, Creature Comforts Veterinary Services has made it our mission to provide the highest level of veterinary service to the cats and dogs of Hong Kong. Established nearly twenty years ago, we have expanded into one of the largest veterinary groups in Hong Kong, operating in three locations and a housecall practice. We are supported by our team of over 120 employees, including vets, nurses and technicians.

To get an idea of our working environment please review our company video: youtube

Or visit https://www.creaturecomforts.com.hk/

The Role:

Provide day to day advanced nursing needs and care to our intensive and trauma patients, while meeting the highest standards of customer service. You are the backbone of our practice, offering support to fellow nurses and veterinarians. During your training and onboarding program we will work with you to identify your area of expertise and focus your career in that direction.

Who You Are:

You are a motivated team member, with a passion for animal care and working with others. You are ambitious, with either the drive to progress your career from veterinary nurse into a managerial role within the Creature Comforts Group or to help train other animal lovers in how to be best in practice.

Requirements:

What we offer:

If you think you could be the right person for this job, we'd love to hear from you! Please send your CV to Ms Trilby White at trilbycc@gmail.com.


City University of Hong Kong Veterinary Medical Centre, Hong Kong (posted 9th July)

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We are the largest Small Animal clinic in Hong Kong with over 35,000 sq ft which includes 22 consultation rooms, 7 surgical theatre suites with a dedicated induction and recovery area, full on-site STAT diagnostic laboratory, pharmacy and dedicated client areas for emergency and regular appointments.   Our medical imaging and diagnostic capabilities include a 1.5 Tesla MRI, 64 slice CT, digital radiography, ultrasound, color doppler echocardiography, intra-operative fluoroscopy and endoscopy. We offer you an opportunity to work in a state-of-the-art facility, side-by-side with a large group of specialists in Oncology, Dermatology, Surgery, Cardiology, Emergency & Critical Care, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Anesthesiology, Diagnostic Imaging as well as a team of dedicated Primary Care and Emergency clinicians, nurses and friendly support staff.

We are looking for Veterinary Nurses who are passionate about their job and who advocate for their patients. If you have more experience and higher qualification will be considered as Senior Veterinary Nurse.

Position 1: Surgical Veterinary Nurse (4-day work week)

The surgical nurse plays a crucial role in keeping an operating room functioning at its best, with responsibilities that include provide assistance to the surgeon while performing surgery, anesthetic monitoring, electronic displays monitoring, handle diagnostic lab samples, cytology, and grow your skills with training, mentorship, and continuing education.

Qualifications:

Position 2: ECC Veterinary Nurse/ Assistant (4-day work week)

Primary job functions include but not limited to provide the highest level of care and assist clinicians in treating, perform diagnostic procedures on the patients in ER & ICU, and grow your skills with training, mentorship, and continuing education.

Qualifications:

Position 3: Inpatient & Outpatient Veterinary Nurse/ Assistant

Primary job functions include but not limited to assist vet during consultation & surgery, translation, intensive care, hospitalization duties, and grow your skills with training, mentorship, and continuing education.

Qualifications:

Comprehensive Benefit Packages We Offer

You can learn more about us and our team at https://cityuvmc.com.hk/en/home/.

If you are interested in the position or want to know more, please submit your CV to job@cityuvmc.com.hk

*All conversations and CV will be treated confidentially


Fuzzy, The Pet Parent Company, Remote Work (posted 7th July) Veterinary Telehealth

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Veterinarian Support Specialist

Who We Are:

Fuzzy, The Pet Parent Company is a digital pet health company, providing industry leading products and professional services with the mission of extending pet lives through greater access to veterinary care and education.

In this increasingly digital economy, we believe that there is an enormous opportunity to use technology to bring veterinary expertise to the living rooms and back yards of the 85 million American households that own a pet. at any time, day or night.

Who You Are:

What You’ll Do:

Hours

Fuzzy, The Pet Parent Company, is headquartered in San Francisco, CA. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to building diversity as a core principle of our identity.

Additional inquiries to Jana Carris (Jana@YourFuzzy.com)

Applications

Please use this link to apply


Cranbrook Veterinary Hospital, East Kootenays, BC, Canada (posted 7th July)

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Cranbrook Veterinary Hospital, located in the stunning East Kootenays of beautiful British Columbia is searching for an enthusiastic full-time RVT. Our established and friendly team of 3 Vets, 2 RVTs and an incredible support staff roster run a busy and successful Companion Animal Practice. We practice team-based medicine and have a longstanding tradition of providing exceptional care. Due to the growing demand for high-quality medicine in the area, we are open to International applications.  If you love veterinary medicine and enjoy being part of a fun and hard-working team, then we want to hear from you!

The city of Cranbrook is the largest urban center in the East Kootenays, and provides quick access for outdoor enthusiasts to world-renowned hiking, skiing, fishing, snowshoeing, kayaking, and river rafting. Enjoy all the amenities you’ll ever need, a vibrant cultural scene, and unparalleled opportunity to explore the mountains and rushing rivers surrounding Cranbrook.

You will be scheduled for 4 or 5 days on a rotating Monday – Friday schedule. There is no emergency On Call, but we do commit to after-hours appointments for current patients. With no weekend shifts, and flexibility to enjoy an additional day off each week, you'll have plenty of time to experience all the attractions the Cranbrook area has to offer. If you are an adventurous professional with a passion for the outdoors, don’t hesitate to learn more about this beautiful balance of work and play.

Our RVTs are fully utilized, and look forward to welcoming their next RVT team member. Our fully-equipped hospital features an in-house laboratory, digital x-ray, digital dental x-ray, a class 4 laser, ultrasound, and a computerized records systems (Avimark). Experienced RVTs will enjoy our welcoming and inclusive environment. We appreciate new perspectives and pride ourselves on collaboration and teamwork. New graduates will thrive too as our experienced RVTs are excited by the prospect of providing mentorship and taking someone under their wing. If you take pride in delivering outstanding client service, and want to wake up excited to go to work, don’t hesitate to contact us today.

Our clinic values our RVTs, and we prove it by supporting your personal, financial, and professional growth through:

If you are looking for a progressive environment where each individual is heard, and recognized for their unique contributions, we'd love to talk.

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing a respectful, inclusive, and diverse workplace.

Contact Information: Visit our website at http://cranbrookveterinary.com/ to learn more; submit your CV to Dionne at jobs@p3vetpartners.ca


BVS Limited (Bermuda Veterinary Services), Paget, Bermuda (posted 6th July)

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Registered Veterinary Nurse role in Bermuda

We are a companion animal clinic located in Bermuda and we are looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join the Practice.

We started the Practice in January 2015 and since then it has grown year on year to the point where we require additional staff to join us. 

We are seeking an enthusiastic team member who loves animals. Our team is very committed to each patient and we strive to provide the best, personalised medical care and service.

Bermuda is a small island in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, about 780 miles off the East coast of the USA. Our clinic is located in Paget, close to the capital city of Hamilton with easy access to all services you would need. We are a fully equipped clinic with state-of the art equipment. We have invested in high tech diagnostic equipment to provide our team with the opportunity to continue to develop their skills and knowledge in small animal care.

You’ll be a fun and energizing person to be around who can see the positive side of life, even when things get stressful - as they inevitably do when you work in the veterinary medicine field. Our practice values are important, so we are looking for people who share them. They are: trust, honesty, loyalty, integrity, quality, effort and fairness.

You’ll absolutely have a sense of adventure (and fun). Bermuda has much to explore and is an expat’s paradise location. 

In a hospital like ours, there is support, but we’ve noticed that the people who do best have the following qualities:

About the job
A day in the life of a veterinary nurse at our hospital is very varied, as you’d expect. Your day will be split between consulting and surgery. We tend to do our surgery in the morning and get things done by early afternoon. We also have consulting hours throughout the day. 

The ideal candidate for our RVN position will be experienced in small animal handling and anesthesia and have a good working knowledge of using medical equipment.  You will be involved in inpatient care, lab work and nursing consultations, inventory checks of supplies, assisting during soft tissue & orthopedic surgery, monitoring of anesthesia during surgeries and dentals, organization of the surgery, supplies and equipment. 

Typical responsibilities will include assisting our Veterinarians with:

We do see emergency cases so if you like ECC then this is a role you will enjoy. Don’t be put off though if you need support for these cases. As long as you are willing to learn, we’ll support you in further developing these skills. 

About Bermuda
Bermuda is a fantastic place to live and work, with no pollution, a cosmopolitan outlook and year-round sunshine. It is ideally situated with Europe, North America and the Caribbean only a few hours away. We live in a community with a melting pot of cultures and foods, stunning beaches and excellent recreational pursuits. Bermuda’s approach to the pandemic has ensured high levels of safety whilst allowing relative normality. 

We offer:

Please send your covering letter explaining why you’d be a good fit for the practice and the job, plus your CV to Director@bermudavets.com.

We look forward to hearing from you.

See our website https://www.bermudavets.bm


Tai Wai Small Animal and Exotic Hospital, Hong Kong (posted 4th June)

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***VETERINARY NURSING POSITION IN HONG KONG!!***

Are you looking for a new challenge in nursing and lower tax rate? We are looking for experienced, passionate and motivated veterinary nurses to come work day shift in a 24-hour small animal and exotic hospital.

Hong Kong is a vibrant Asian city; it is easy to get around and there is so much to do: a great night life, fabulous food, local culture, arts, beaches and beautiful natural countryside. Travel to China, Thailand and other exotic countries which are only a short trip away (In normal times and all borders are open- post covid). Hong Kong is a safe city in the world to live and easy to get around.

We are looking for a qualified veterinary nurse to join our dynamic team. We see a wide range of species within our hospital; these include dogs, cats, rabbits, terrapins, tortoises, birds, chinchillas, guinea pigs, lizards and even the odd goat or pig. The ideal candidate should be highly motivated, enthusiastic, fun and have a positive personality. It is an ideal opportunity to work with highly experienced and exotic certified veterinary specialists.

Our facilities include:

See photos here!

Job requirements:

Please take a look at our website for more information on our fantastic facilities at www.taiwaiexotic.com

If you are interested, please send a letter of application indicating why you would like to come and work with us along with your CV to vetnurse@taiwaiexotic.com

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Creature Comforts Veterinary Clinic, Hong Kong (posted 14th May) Head Nurse/Clinical Manager

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Head Nurse / Clinical Manager
Creature Comforts Veterinary Group

An exciting opportunity has become available at the East Island Animal Hospital location of the Creature Comforts Group. We are seeking a qualified Vet Nurse to take on the role of Head Nurse / Clinical Manager of our 24 hour hospital.

We aspire to excellence in veterinary medicine by creating a team with leaders who motivate and promote a positive culture.  We achieve this by providing support and guidance for all our team, including career progression opportunities, tailored training, a focus on positive teams and a clear vision for the type of veterinary medicine and care we want to provide our patients.

We have a fantastic team of motivated and experienced vets and vet nurses, and are looking for someone with the same drive and commitment to excellence to lead them.

Company Overview:
From our award-winning house call practice to our state-of-the-art hospitals, Creature Comforts Veterinary Services has made it our mission to provide the highest level of veterinary service to the cats and dogs of Hong Kong. Established nearly twenty years ago, we have expanded into one of the largest veterinary groups in Hong Kong, supported by our team of over 100 employees, including vets, nurses and technicians.

Spread over three locations and our house call practice, Creature Comforts is a progressive, professional group with a reputation for high-quality medicine and surgery.  We believe in hiring, developing and rewarding the highest talent in the veterinary field and offer tailored career progression across all our roles. We also believe in a diverse and innovative workplace culture that prioritises work-life balance and personal fulfilment.

To get an idea of our working environment please review our company video: https://youtu.be/fNtRkDMbepE

Why Hong Kong?
Hong Kong provides a unique life experience for people wanting to experience Asia at its most exciting. As a British colony until 1997, the city is part Chinese, part International – making it an ideal combination of Chinese culture in a city easy to get around, clean and safe, with no difficulties for English speaking residents.

Under normal circumstances, Hong Kong’s Chek Lap Kok airport is one of the world’s busiest, providing direct flights to most major cities worldwide.  As soon as travel returns, Hong Kong is an ideal location from which to explore the rest of Asia. Popular weekend getaway destinations include Thailand, China, Cambodia and Vietnam.

Hong Kong boasts some of the lowest taxation rates (up to 15%) and lowest crime rates in the world.

Country Parks account for 40% of Hong Kong’s total area, making an outdoor enthusiast’s playground. Sailing, wakeboarding, swimming, hiking, triathlon and running are all very popular pastimes.

Dozens of international schools provide world class education opportunities for children.

The Role:
The Head Nurse / Clinical Manager is the most senior Vet Nurse within the group and will provide direction and support for the vet nurse teams within the hospital. 

Your focus will be to work with the nursing teams to set and maintain clinical standards through training, performance management, professional development, motivation and team building. The Head Nurse / Clinical Manager role will work closely with the Veterinary Operations Director to implement policy that will allow us to achieve our company vision and support our team mates to achieve their full potential.

The Person:
This role will suit a Vet Nurse with at least 5 years previous management experience. You should have a passion for leading and motivating teams and experience in setting and achieving KPIs to support business growth. If you are passionate about leadership and want to see how far you can grow as a manager, with mentoring and training to help you achieve your full potential, this could be the position for you.

What We Offer:

Address: G/F, 256 Shau Kei Wan Road, Hong Kong
Phone: 29157676
Email: trilby@creaturecomforts.com.hk
Website: https://www.creaturecomforts.com.hk/
Contact name: Ms. Trilby White


Koh Mak Animal Care Center, Koh Mak, Thailand (posted 2nd February) Volunteer Vet Nurses

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COVID-19​ UPDATE​:
The world has changed and we have to accept what is. The animals don't know what the coronavirus is and so we won't tell them.  We will just keep trying to help as many as we can.

If you're in Thailand, or once things open up, please contact us.  We need your help.  Thank You!​

About Us:

The Clinic:

Accommodation:

Koh Mak:

For more information or to apply please contact Kevin: kalapana100@yahoo.com

www.kohmakanimalclinic.wixsite.com/home


Sanistook Animal Rescue, Chang Mai, Thailand (posted 10th December) Volunteers Veterinary Nurses / Technicians / General

VET NURSES, VET TECHS, GENERAL VOLUNTEER

Santisook is Thai run, non-profit organization committed to serving a lot of dogs and cats living in Chiang Mai area. We run a dog shelter and a cat shelter, re-homing hundreds of animals annually, provide emergency care to strays, work with local monks in helping their resident temple dogs, provide TNR services for local government and local caretakers who feed the strays, and offer subsidized sterilizations for the dogs and cats of the very poor.

We are in need of Vet nurses all year round. Vet nurses and techs help at the shelter for treatment of 500+ shelter dogs and cats, emergency care for strays, TNR, and assisting Thai vets with the treatment of animals owned by the very poor. 
Vets, nurses and techs who can commit to one month stay will be considered for free accommodation depending on availability.

Vet students and general volunteers are welcome to apply. A minimum of one week is required. Volunteers are based out of our cat shelter in the town of Doi Saket, outside of Chiang Mai city. No fee to volunteer. Onsite accommodation available.

Chiang Mai has a rich culture of Thailand and if you are into learning /improving your skills on spay and neuter, or learning the culture, or adventure and wanting to help the animals at the same time, please check our website santisookdogsandcats.org or email us at santisookdogsandcats@gmail.com

With the recent pandemic, Covid-19, we will abide with the rules of Thailand authorities regarding any visitors. We are still open for any bookings in the near future but please visit the website https://www.tourismthailand.org/ for any sudden announcement.


Nurses Available

Ashley Pronyk, Will consider all locations (posted 9th September) Exp Vet Nurse Technologist, Canadian Trained

I'm a Canadian trained veterinary nurse/technologist looking for a full-time position and am willing to travel wherever necessary.

I have been working as a veterinary technologist since 2013 in Canada as well as internationally (Australia, New Zealand and the Cayman Islands). I have worked at regular practices, advanced medical practices, emergency clinics and have volunteer experience in a shelter setting. Current location is the Cayman Islands.

Relevant Skills 
-Placing IV catheters, collecting blood , urine and fecal samples
-Manual and digital radiology
-Dental cleanings, dental radiology
all the in-house lab work like Microscopy, IDEXX and other similar in house lab equipment.
-Anesthesia induction and monitoring
-Post operative care and  care of hospitalised patients (ICU).
-Able to fulfill reception duties
-Maintenance of the clinic and hygiene practice.


My vision of an ideal work environment is one that encourages good staff relationships, where animal welfare is the main focus and patients and clients are well looked after to the best clinical standards. I have a special interest in surgical procedures and would love the opportunity to further develop my skills. I would also be interested in a veterinary clinic or facility that promotes wildlife rehabilitation.

Please email me to further discuss future opportunities.

Ashley.pronyk@hotmail.com

C.V available upon request.


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