Veterinary Nurse – Emergency and Critical Care (ECC)
UE05 £23,067 – 26,715 pro rata
22.5 hours/week (three 7.5 hour days/week with one hour unpaid lunch)
Shift allocation can be discussed with successful candidate.
12 month maternity contract
Do you wake up in the morning with a spring in your step, wondering what exciting challenges your day will hold? Do you relish critical thinking, understanding physiology and having your opinions matter? Do you enjoy stretching yourself, learning advanced skills and teaching others?
If so, this job is for you.
We are offering an opportunity to join our Emergency and Critical Care (ECC) team in the Hospital for Small Animals (HfSA) at a very exciting time, as we move towards opening an Emergency Room to complement our busy ICU.
At the HfSA we are open to emergencies 24/7 and offer a friendly and supportive working atmosphere, with a strong tradition of research and innovation. We value our team of ECC nurses highly, offering excellent education and development opportunities.
We are looking for a candidate who is passionate about providing state-of-the-art nursing for critically ill and emergent patients. You will also be highly motivated to take your career forward by helping us develop and teach critical care nursing within our hospital. Opportunities for additional shifts are available.
Your skills and attributes for success:
· Essential for candidate to be a registered veterinary nurse (RVN)
· Prior nursing experience in a busy emergency room and/or in a referral hospital is essential.
· An advanced diploma in veterinary nursing or advanced certificate in ECC Nursing is preferable.
· Previous teaching experience is desirable.
If you have any questions, please direct them to Emily Gorman, Senior ECC RVN: Emily.Gorman@ed.ac.uk
Closing date: 21 May 2021
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