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Diagnostic/Imaging Registered Veterinary Nurse - Alder 24 hour, Liverpool

Employer
Medivet
Location
Liverpool, Merseyside
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
3 Nov 2021

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Sector
Small Animal, Practice, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Nurse
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Job Details

We have a rare opportunity for a Registered Veterinary Nurse with a keen interest in imaging/diagnostics to working alongside our team in our state-of-the-art Imaging Unit at Alder 24 Hour hospital. The unit is equipped with CT scanner and provides a service to branches across the Northwest.

As our dedicated imaging nurse, you will be responsible for the day to day running of the unit.

Your tasks will include setting up the CT scanner daily, scheduling appointments, positioning patients for scans, assisting with patient induction and recovery, maintaining stock levels, the cleanliness of the unit and the general day to day organisation of this area. You will assist in the servicing and general maintenance of the CT scanner.

A key aspect of this role is being responsible for communicating with the hospital team, regarding in-patients that require diagnostic work up and scheduling these cases onto the daily list.

As our dedicated imaging nurse, you will assist the Vet team with advanced ultrasonography and radiography.

Training will be provided to ensure you are confident and competent in performing AFAST and TFAST.

This is a full time role with a fair share of weekends. 

Salary & benefits

Competitive salary

RCVS fees paid

CPD allowance £300 plus 2 days CPD leave

5 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays

Skills and experience:

You will have the following skills/experience:

RCVS Registered Veterinary Nurse

Ability to manage a busy procedure diary

Excellent communication skills

Keen interest in Imaging - previous experience using a CT scanner preferred, but not essential

Ability to work independently as well as part of a larger team

Keen interest to pursue diagnostic/imaging related CPD

Branch:

Alder 24 hour hospital is a seven vet practice and has recently undergone a refurbishment and has facilities such as digital x-ray, ultrasound, in house lab, endoscopy, laparoscopy and CT.

The hospital has a dedicated night team and takes referrals from the other Medivet branches in the region.

Company

We’re a family of passionate veterinary professionals committed to providing truly exceptional care.

We’re always looking for people who aspire to stand out in their field, and it’s this vision and enthusiasm that forms the foundation of how we work.

In everything we do, we work together and look out for each other. We’re all working towards the same goal: exceptional care.

Our people support each other within practices and across regions, and our clinicians work closely with our Support Centre colleagues – forming one team made of many teams. We work hard together but socialise, too. We’re proud that our community fosters strong bonds and friendships.

All our people are warmly encouraged to get involved in shaping the business, to consider becoming partners, or move into management roles. Every day, there’s a chance to have an impact on this business in its exciting growth phase.

Search our opportunities and apply today to become part of our family.

Find Us
Website:
Telephone
01923 470000
Location
Unit 4 Mowat Industrial Estate
Sandown Road
Watford
Herts
WD24 7UY
GB
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