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Emergency Veterinary Nurse – Permanent and Casual

Position

Emergency Veterinary Nurse

Company

Canberra Veterinary Emergency Service

Reports To

Practice Type

Emergency Veterinary Clinic

Job Purpose

Are you feeling stuck within your current role? Are you sick of doing routine procedures without the opportunity to expand your skills and advance your career?

Canberra Veterinary Emergency Service (CVES) has a fantastic opportunity for Cert IV qualified Veterinary Nurses to join our growing team and start developing their capabilities.

Canberra Veterinary Emergency Service (CVES) is a privately owned, well-established emergency clinic in Canberra ACT. We strive to provide gold standard of care to all of our patients, clients as well as offering a referral service for general practices. CVES offers a generous CPD allowance and encourages staff to continue their professional development. Our clinic has all the bells and whistles and our team work hard to maintain a positive floor culture. We currently have a position available for a Veterinary Nurse.

Summary Of Duties

  • Certificate IV or higher
  • Minimum 2yrs experience in Veterinary nursing
  • High level of initiative and the ability to work autonomously
  • Effective time management skills
  • Exceptional customer service skills and emotional intelligence
  • Punctuality and reliability
  • The ability and confidence to handle many types of small animals, up to large dogs
  • A team player who is willing to make a long-term commitment to the role
  • Strong interpersonal skills: ability to be client-focused, with a positive attitude; able to negotiate effectively and communicate on all levels with other team members.
  • Experience in Vision, IDEXX, Smartflow (Desirable)

This position is permanent part-time (60 – 76 hours per fortnight)
We’re willing to work with applicants to achieve a roster that best fits your needs!
We also offer a competitive remuneration package based on experience and qualifications plus continuing education allowances.

Key Duties

Canberra Veterinary Emergency Service (CVES) has a fantastic opportunity for a Certificate IV qualified Veterinary Nurse to join our growing team and start developing their capabilities.
We are an after-hours service operating weeknights from 6pm to 8am and 24 hours on weekends and public holidays, meaning our shift structure comprises of afternoon, overnight and weekend days. Perfect for work life flexibility! Our practice is a purpose-built facility that offers state of the art equipment to work up an array of diverse and challenging cases which you will be taught to handle. No two days are the same at CVES and if you thrive in an environment where you are continually learning and collaborating to get the best outcomes, this is a role for you.
We care about the members of our team, the direction of their career progression, managing their fatigue levels and ensuring we all have a good work life balance so our job is rewarding and compliments our home life. Working within a cohesive and supportive team environment where we help each other out and ensure the best outcome for our patients is paramount. We also encourage CPD by keeping up to date with the most recent literature, attending conferences and are always looking for those nurses who excel and want to attain a higher level of nursing.

Qualifications, Knowledge & Experience

About You

We require an experienced veterinary nurse who is passionate about high-quality patient care and have a genuine interest in emergency as your chosen career pathway with the desire to develop your skills in the field of emergency in a supported environment.

Practical/Specialist Skills

Other Skills or Competencies

For The Successful Candidate

What We Have to Offer

We have positions available in a permanent (60 – 76 hours per fortnight) or casual capacity depending upon availability. We’re willing to work with applicants to achieve a roster that best fits your needs!

We also offer a competitive remuneration package based on experience and qualifications plus continuing education allowances.

Your application should include the following

-Cover letter
-Resume
-Qualification (please send a copy of your certificate/diploma)
Please send the above to humanresources@cves.com.au
For further information or a confidential discussion please call Claire De Candia on 0468 772 837.

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