Registered Veterinary Nurse

Employer
JHP Recruitment
Location
Devon
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
19 Oct 2021

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Sector
Small Animal, Locum, Practice, Training, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Nurse
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

My clients have an amazing opportunity for an RVN to join a small independent veterinary group. Currently the team is made up of 4 full time and 3 part time vets, 9 clinical staff and 8 support staff across two branches. Each and every member of the team makes a difference at the practice and they are proud to be independent.

An average 35-40 hours per week on shifts between 8:00a.m. and 7:00p.m. Candidates would also be required to work 1 in 6 weekends and 1 in 6 week nights. My client would consider temp or perm and are looking at the role starting from Monday 4 October. This is a role where you can really develop your own nursing clinics and areas of interest.

Responsibilities & Duties

• Assisting veterinary surgeons and nurses with clinical procedures and patient handling and restraint.
• Maintain a high level of asepsis throughout the practice including consulting rooms, treatments rooms and animal holding areas, theatres and prep rooms, the x-ray room and to ensure all areas are adequately stocked with supplies and consumables.
• To assist with unpacking of orders and stock rotation.
• Assist the veterinary nurses with inpatient care including feeding, walking and cleaning of hospitalised animals.
• Carry out nursing duties such as, restraining patients for diagnostic investigations, assisting in theatre and consultations, cleaning kennels, feeding and exercising of patients, bandaging and wound management.
• Admit and/or discharge routine ops.
• Acting as telephone contact in the absence of the veterinary surgeon in the event of a difficult case beyond the capabilities of the receptionist.
• Ensuring that clients receive correct medication and advice.
• Ensuring all nursing/diagnostic equipment is maintained to the correct standards.
• Oversee training student SVN(s), ensure allocated training sessions take place and that training is in conjunction with the Head Nurse and supervising partner.

Company

JHP Recruitment Ltd are a specialist recruitment company working within the Veterinary industry. We are able to supply both locum and permanent candidates of all levels. Our team has many years’ experience within the sector and we pride ourselves on providing a professional and friendly service.

If you are a Veterinary Surgeon, Veterinary Nurse, Veterinary Care Assistant, Practice Manager or Receptionist seeking work in the Veterinary Industry, please contact us today via email or telephone.

We are also seeking candidates who are looking to take the next step in their career and possibly looking at becoming a ‘Joint Venture Partner’.

Find Us
Website:
Telephone
01392 249643
Location
1b Newbery House
Endsleigh Crescent
Clyst Honiton
EXETER
Devon
EX5 2UL
United Kingdom

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