Vet Nurses / Technicians / Veterinary Support staff

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Positions Available


Selkirk Veterinary Hospital, Nelson, British Columbia, Canada (posted 5th September) Full Time Reg Vet Technologist

Have you ever thought of working in BC?

Selkirk Veterinary Hospital is looking for a full-time Registered Veterinary Technologist to join our team.

Nelson is located on Kootenay Lake, and offers superb powder skiing (Whitewater Ski Hill), hiking and water sports. Nelson was also voted "Canada's Best Small Arts Town" and has a vibrant cultural scene.

We practice high quality medicine in our four veterinarian, AAHA Certified, Fear Free practice. We strive to utilize our RVTs to the fullest. Experience is preferred, but new graduates are encouraged to apply. We value a work-life balance and have a lot of fun. Weekends are rotated, and our on call duties are shared with another practice in town.

We offer a competitive compensation package including paid medical and dental insurance, CE, and paid professional dues. A signing bonus to help with moving expenses can be arranged for out-of-town candidates.

Once you come, you won’t want to leave!                                                                 

Please submit your CV to dmarshall@p3vetpartners.ca

www.selkirkvet.com


Island Vet Services, Cayman Islands (posted 2nd September)

ISLAND VETERINARY SERVICES
PO Box 2316, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands KY1-1106 Tel: 9490787

Veterinary Technician

We are looking for an honest, hardworking, self motivated and compassionate individual who works well with a team of employees day to day.

A Veterinary Technician with at least 5 years experience is preferred.

We are a busy practice with an emphasis on personal relationships with our clients and their pets.

Communication skills, willingness to do any job asked and a strong work ethic is a must .

You must also be willing to learn and follow our procedures regardless of previous clinic experience.

Job Summary:
Assisting  Veterinarians with routine patients appointments, iv catheter placements, anesthesia monitoring , assisting with surgery and dental procedures, perform digital x-rays, icu monitoring, laboratory procedures, client communication, dispensing medication , inventory, operation and maintenance of equipment, daily treatment of hospitialized patients, and training of less experienced staff are a few of the main daily duties expected.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Salary is US $3250.00 per month.

We invest heavily in our employees’ long-term success and happiness. We offer benefits packages including, health insurance and pension.

If you are looking for an opportunity for growth and to work with an amazing team that provides exceptional medical care, apply today!

Email your resume to islandvetservices@hotmail.com


Al Qurum Veterinary Clinic, Muscat, Oman (posted 19th August)

Al Qurum

Veterinary nurse position available:
Muscat, Oman

Oman, is a sultanate in the Middle East on the southeastern edge of the Arabian Peninsula, bordering the Arabian Sea. We are a small animal fast paced clinic situated in Muscat, the capital city and hidden gem of the country. The city is bursting with culture, sunsets and beautiful scenery.

Ideal candidates to have the following:

The ideal candidate will receive the following work package:

More information can be found at www.muscatvets.com
Applications please apply via email with attached CV: info@muscatvets.com


Vietnam Animal Aid and Rescue, Hoi An, Vietnam (posted 15th Aug) Assistant Shelter Manager

Vietnam Animal Aid and Rescue

Vet Nurse required at our farm sanctuary in Hoi An, Vietnam

Vietnam Animal Aid and Rescue needs an Assistant Shelter Manager at our shelter where we feed, clean up after, and love 35 rescued animals.

Vet Nursing experience is required as we are in the process of closing down the shelter and opening a veterinary clinic to better help both owned pets and strays within the area.

The candidate needs to be able to help our shelter manager for our first shift from 5:30am to 9am. This includes feeding all the animals, sweeping and mopping, emptying litter trays and maintaining the front and back areas where our resident dogs, cats, chickens and pigs live. Afternoon feeding then begins between 3-4pm and generally takes 30 minutes.

Staff work 5 and a half days a week, and are able to go explore the city or enjoy the beach between shifts and in the evenings.

We require that staff are confident on a motorbike or comfortable riding a bicycle in the heat here to get around. We are 2 km from the center of the city and being used to this type of Asian wild traffic is essential.

Most of animal care involves cleaning up after them and maintaining the safety and cleanliness of the shelter and property.  We have a lot of gardening work to do, and as we are just a mile from a beach, sand gets everywhere.  It is VITAL that you enjoy cleaning.  Being passionate about keeping the facility spotless and safe is really important for the animals and for all of us that live there at the shelter.

Onsite accommodation in your own room with shared bathroom. Kitchen available. 9 month minimum required stay. Travel insurance and rabies vaccination required.

This is a full time paid position of $400USD per month.

For more information or to apply please contact: info@vietnampetsandvets.com

www.vietnampetsandvets.com

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Crown Veterinary Services Pvt Ltd, Mahalaxmi, Mumbai, India (posted 12th August) One Year Contract Nurse

Position for Veterinary Nurse in India

Crown Vet, one of India's upcoming and newest veterinary care providers, is seeking a registered nurse to work out of its practice in Mumbai.

The overall contract term would be for one year with an opportunity to further extend. This would entail 2-4 months in Mumbai followed by a move to New Delhi for working in a new practice. Both practices will be headed by expat vets and are fully equipped for surgery and in-patient care. The role also involves training junior vets and helpers in essential nursing skills while on the job.

For more information on Crown Vet please visit www.crown.vet or follow us on www.facebook.com/thecrownvet

This is a position for a nurse who enjoys training and wants to take up the challenge of working in India.

Package includes salary, accommodation, airfares and visa.

For more information please email your cv to sheroy@crown.vet


Island Vet Services, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (posted 8th August) Experienced Veterinary Technician

Veterinary Technician

 We are located in Grand Cayman in the caribbean and we are looking for an honest, hardworking, self motivated and compassionate individual who loves animals and is a good team player.

Job Summary:

Assisting Veterinarians with routine patients’ appointments, iv catheter placements, anesthesia monitoring, assisting with surgery and dental procedures, perform digital x-rays, ICU monitoring, laboratory procedures, client communication, dispensing medication, inventory, operation and maintenance of equipment, daily treatment of hospitalized patients, and training of less experienced staff are a few of the main daily duties expected.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Salary is CI $2,600.00 per month plus all statutory benefits.  Please Email resume to islandvetservices@hotmail.com

If you are looking for an opportunity for growth and to work with an amazing team that provides exceptional medical care, apply today!


Sanistook Animal Rescue, Chang Mai, Thailand (reposted 26th July) Volunteers Veterinary Nurses / Technicians / General

Sanistook Animal Rescue

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

Kawasan Wisata Pendidikan Lingkungan Hidup (KWPLH), Borneo, E Kalimantan (reposted 26th July) Volunteer Vet Nurses

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Veterinary help needed in Indonesian Borneo

Help improve animal welfare in Indonesia by sharing your skills and experience!

Program Description:
Kawasan Wisata Pendidikan Lingkungan Hidup (KWPLH) is an environmental education center located in Balikpapan, East Kalimantan, Indonesian Borneo. The facility’s goal is to increase environmental awareness and animal welfare. In addition to our animal programmes, the facility has several education buildings, picnic areas and playgrounds. To see a full description of the KWPLH’s facilities and goals visit www.beruangmadu.org or email us.

KWPLH provides a wonderful accommodation in the form of a forested enclosure for 7 sun bears rescued from the illegal pet trade. Sun bears are the mascot of Balikpapan, and many of our current education programs focus on this species.
Our Domestic Animal Program was created in response to the frequent dumping of kittens at KWPLH. We have attempted to establish a safe home for abandoned kittens and a sterilization and adoption program. We currently have 145+ cats under our care; In addition we also take care of 30 dogs, and several other rescued wildlife species whenever brought to the center (macaque, civets, slow loris, birds).

The goals of our Domestic Animal Program are:

Volunteer Vet Nurse Needed
We are in need of a vet nurse to assist in the management and development of our animal programmes with a focus on our Bear management and Domestic Animal Program. The primary goal is to give medical care to our animals
and to train our Indonesian animal care-taking staff in mastering necessary vet nursing skills. Other tasks include up - dating/maintaining our medical administration and records, enrichment and training programs, and enhancing our cat adoption
program. There will be work with the sun bears and other wild species, but most time will go to our domestic animals.

Outlined below is a list of topics that we need help with:

For more details about KWPLH and the nurse position please email us!

We welcome the help from a new vet nurse in 2019-2020. The position is preferably for 6+ months, but do e-mail us as well if you are available for shorter periods [although 3 months is a minimum ]. Free housing is provided at the center, but a small local catering fee is requested for meals. A volunteer visa will need to be applied for. Couples are also welcome to apply.

Please send end questions and resumes to Gabriella Fredriksson:
gabriella.fredriksson@gmail.com

For further information visit our website: www.beruangmadu.org or  www.pronaturafoundation.org


Mission Rabies, India, Malawi, Sri Lanka, Uganda, Ghana or Tanzania (reposted 24th July) Volunteer Vet Nurses

Mission Rabies

Vet Nurses: Volunteer with Mission Rabies and help us eliminate this deadly disease

We run mass canine vaccination campaigns in the world’s rabies hotspots and are looking for vet nurses to join us! You’ll be part of the team vaccinating dogs, recording population data and working with the community to ensure we reach the required 70% vaccination coverage to establish herd immunity. Help us save human and canine lives – volunteer today for projects in India, Malawi, Sri Lanka, Uganda or Tanzania! No previous experience required.

ww.missionrabies.com/volunteer


Worldwide Veterinary Service (reposted 24th July) Volunteer Vet Nurses

WVS

Vet Nurses: Volunteer Abroad with Worldwide Veterinary Service

Use your skills to help WVS provide veterinary care in places no one else can. From spay and neuter clinics in Malawi and Romania, to big cat conservation and working equines, WVS run projects all over the world and are looking for vet nurses to join us. Placements vary in length from approximately two weeks up to three months.

3 years’ experience required for the majority of WVS projects but it varies so please do see all the opportunities available on our website: https://wvs.org.uk/work-with-us/volunteer-trips


Animals Asia Foundation, Chengdu, China (reposted 24th July) Volunteer Vet Nurses/Technicians

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Vet Nurse Volunteer China

Animals Asia can only accept applications from volunteers trained in either veterinary science / vet nursing or qualified in wild-animal management (volunteers will also be considered who have a lot of experience working in the veterinary profession), as all hands on work with the bears necessitates intensive training.

All veterinary volunteer placements require a commitment of at least three months.

Basic Veterinary Nurse Volunteer Requirements

Main Duties

If you would like to apply for a volunteer vet nurse position, please send your CV and application letter to info@animalsasia.org


IAPWA, Malaysian Borneo – Kota Kinabalu - Sabah (reposted 24th July) Volunteer Vet Nurses

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IAPWA are a UK registered charity operating a TNR project at the city dog pound in Kota Kinabalu, Borneo. We neuter and provide veterinary care and treatment to stray dogs collected around KK. IAPWA support local NGO’s providing neutering and veterinary care to dogs and cats in their shelters and do outreach in other areas of Sabah. The team also promote responsible pet ownership via education sessions.

The work is fast paced and our vet team perform high numbers of neuterings per day, the facilities at the pound are pretty basic and the work can be demanding but.... it is extremely rewarding.

IAPWA provide accommodation for all our volunteers in a well equipped volunteer house in a quiet neighbourhood just outside the city. Volunteers provide their own food but utility bills are paid by the charity and a car is provided for the volunteer team to use.  Volunteers get plenty of time off to explore and our resident local team are friendly and supportive. 

Although the project has a small local team we depend on volunteers and need qualified volunteer vets and nurses all year round. Ideally we would like vets to commit to 3 months or more as we have to obtain temporary practicing permits we do however consider requests for shorter placements when we can. Nurses do not require practice permits and we can usually accommodate shorter stays.

If you are interested in this opportunity to:

Please contact babs.obrien@iapwa.org for more information.

www.iapwa.org


Koh Mak Animal Care Center, Koh Mak, Thailand (reposted 24th July) Volunteer Vet Nurses

Koh Mak Animal Care

About Us:

The Clinic:

Accommodation:

Koh Mak:

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

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www.kohmakanimalclinic.wixsite.com/home


Kman Vets, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (posted 18th July)

Looking for an adventure in the sun? We are expanding…rapidly!

A unique opportunity for an experienced and capable qualified nurse has arisen in the Cayman Islands. We are a new 2 vet, 3 nurse practice offering referral level hospital care alongside a mobile service. We are growing rapidly so our small but technically advanced purpose, remodelled clinic is about to open its doors for surgery/medical cases, we have been active mobile wise for 18 months now. The position will allow freedom to utilise all nursing skills whilst truly embracing the relaxed Cayman lifestyle. Our clients are lovely and their pets are very much a part of their family, it’s a great community to be part of.

An attractive remuneration package is offered along with assisted guidance to apply for a work permit along with relocation needs. 40 hour week based at the hospital or assisting the mobile vet, as well as equally shared after-hours veterinarian support is required, a minimum 2 year commitment is anticipated.

If you would like further information regarding the position offered please get in touch by email with a covering letter and CV. Interviews will be by Skype/face time and likely at the weekend or early morning due to time zone restraints. admin@kmanvets.com


Nurses Available

Mitchell Windsor, Worldwide (posted 8th August) UK Qualified and Experienced RVN

Expression of interest for UK RVN with referral nursing experience

I am an experienced RVN with United Kingdom and Australian Dual citizenship.

I am after expressions of interests from Veterinary related companies needing an RVN.

I would mainly be after work involving Veterinary Medicine but also happy for any type of Veterinary related work involving an RVN, be that teaching other nurses, assisting vets with clinics, spay, neuter, Vacc clinics etc.

I am ACVECC certified in CPR and Advanced Life Support.

Ideally looking to start in the New year of 2020.

I can pick up the basics of speaking different languages quite quickly, I am currently learning French and have most of the basics down.

Open to discuss Flights, Accommodation, Salary, Length of time I may be needed etc.

Please email your expressions of interest with detailed information to mwindsor.consulting@gmail.com


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