Registered Veterinary Nurse - South Yorkshire

South Yorkshire
Salary Dependent on Experience
17 Feb 2021
17 Mar 2021
Job Type
Veterinary Nurse
Contract Type
Full Time

Our clients are currently looking for a Veterinary Nurse to join their team in South Yorkshire. As a key member of a surgery’s team, this role is responsible for assisting the Veterinary Surgeons in delivering excellence in customer service and clinical care, whilst promoting pet wellbeing, delivering preventive services and treating sick and injured pets.

Clinical coaching of Student Veterinary Nurses, as appropriate:

  • On at least 2 days per week with each student
  • Weekly tutorials and time allocated to discuss and set targets etc.
  • Allocated observation time daily
  • Collaborating in a positive and professional manner with the whole surgery team to deliver best patient care whilst adhering to practice procedures.
  • Taking direction from and liaising with the Senior Veterinary Nurse
  • Demonstrating flexibility to share daily tasks and responsibilities amongst the veterinary team.

Undertaking nursing duties including theatre, laboratory, radiography, inpatient care, nurse consultations, euthanasia duties, monitoring patients, nurse care nights and assisting Veterinary Surgeons according to the Practice Procedures Manual. Preparing theatres and preparation areas to enable efficient turnaround of procedures. Undertaking reception duties. Taking care of surgery and laboratory equipment, maintaining a clean, hygienic, and safe practice and building. Maintaining timely, accurate and up to date clinical notes, monitoring checks and anaesthetic forms for each patient.

Leading by example by consistently demonstrating a caring, professional attitude to clients, patients, and the surgery team. Communicating promptly and effectively with clients regarding progress of investigations, treatment, and follow-up care. Ensuring that inpatients receive the appropriate clinical care, and an effective handover is conducted between colleagues and/or out of hours providers.

The role requires flexibility and the willingness to provide cover for absences and weekends, if required, which may include working at other surgeries. The role requires a commitment to proactively developing own skills whilst completing CPD. The Registered Veterinary Nurse must adhere to health & safety guidelines. There is a requirement for the role to undertake other reasonable duties as required. This role requires strong communication, team working, attention to detail and time management skills.  The post holder must demonstrate empathy, kindness, and compassion, whilst also being calm and confident under pressure.

The role is based in a fast-paced environment.  Hours will be undertaken on a rota basis and will include evening and weekend working and nurse care nights.  When required to sleep in on nurse care nights, accommodation is provided. This role will be a demanding role and will require the individual to be on their feet the majority of the day.

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