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Registered Veterinary Nurse

Employer
Ridge Referrals
Location
Devon
Salary
Salary of £27K
Closing date
9 Dec 2021

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

Referral experience not essential - your flexibility, enthusiasm and self-motivation are more important attributes within our small supportive team. 

YOUR PRACTICE:

Small friendly team with lots of support available

THE ROLE: 

Main duties include anaesthesia monitoring, surgical nursing and maintenance of surgical equipment, in-patient care, assisting with imaging (radiography, CT and ultrasound) and admission/discharge of surgical patients. 

Good level of confidence with anaesthesia desirable.

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE: 

Flexible, enthusiastic, self-motivated, team player, attention to detail mindset

THE PACKAGE: 

  • Full time - 40 hour working week including paid breaks
  • No routine weekend/bank holiday shifts
  • One night-duty (on-site) per week may be required to care for post-surgical patients; night hours form part of your normal working week
  • Salary £27K (40 hours/week)
  • Generous CPD allowance

If you wish to discuss the position further please call Tanzi directly (in confidence) on 07940 524625.

Company

Ridge Referrals is a small animal orthopaedic referral service specialising in arthroscopy based in South Devon.

Detailed below are some of the services and procedures that we offer currently -

Cruciate ligament failure

  • Stifle arthroscopy
  • Tightrope, Mini Tightrope and Micro Tightrope stabilisation
  • TPLO and internally braced TPLO

Elbow dysplasia

  • CT assessment
  • Elbow arthroscopy
  • Arthroscopic OCD flap removal
  • Canine Uni Compartmental Elbow resurfacing
  • SynACART OCD resurfacing
  • Bi Oblique, proximal ulna osteotomy
  • Anconeal process reattachment

Humeral Intracondylar Fissures and IOHC

  • Gold standard CT assessment
  • Custom guided 5mm screw stabilisation

 Patella luxation

  • CT assessment and stifle arthroscopy
  • Sulcoplasty and tibial crest transposition
  • Distal Femoral Osteotomy (custom guided)
  • Patella Groove Replacement

 Limb deformity

  • CT assessment and examination
  • Antebrachial correction with custom guides and internal fixation
  • Femoral and tibial correction with custom guides and internal fixation

 Osteochondrosis

  • CT assessment
  • Arthroscopic flap debridement and assessment
  • SynACART resurfacing for elbow, shoulder and stifle lesions
  • Allograft resurfacing for large talar lesions

 Orthobiologics

  • Arthrex Autologous Conditioned Plasma
  • Stem cell therapies
  • Meniscal allograft transplant

Shoulder injury

  • Diagnostic ultrasound, CT and arthroscopic assessment
  • Arthroscopic biceps tenotomy and medial and lateral GH ligament augmentation
  • Arthroscopic OCD flap removal

 Joint salvage

  • Partial and pan tarsal arthrodesis
  • Partial and pan carpal arthrodesis
  • Custom shoulder arthrodesis
  • Selected glenoid excision arthroplasty
  • Femoral head and neck excision arthroplasty
  • Stifle and elbow arthrodesis
  • CUE and PGR

 Musculo-skeletal neoplasia

  • CT assessment including staging
  • Limb amputation including forequarter amputation
  • Selected endo-prosthesis limb salvage with custom implants

 Fracture management

  • Internal fixation with standard LCP implants (2.0, 2.4, 2.7, 3.5mm)
  • Internal fixation with PAXs mini locking implants (1.5, 2.0, 2.4mm)
  • Internal fixation with SOP implants (2.0, 2.7, 3.5mm)
  • Pin and wire
  • External fixation with linear fixator, ring fixators and hybrid (mini, medium and large)
  • MIPO repair techniques where appropriate

Joint luxation

  • Hip luxation
    • Tightrope repair for medium and large dogs
    • Iliofemoral suture repair for cat and small dogs
  • Shoulder luxation
    • Arthroscopically guided Tightrope repair
  • Stifle disruption
    • Internally braced TPLO and collateral ligament repair
  • Elbow, carpal and tarsal luxation
    • Fastak, Pushlock, Swivelock anatomic ligament reconstruction

Assorted Specific procedures

  • Achilles ligament reconstruction using Speedwhip technique
  • Meniscal allograft replacement
  • Arthrex allograft harvest and implantation techniques
  • Custom antebrachial correction and stabilisation with custom implants

 

 

Find Us
Website:
Telephone
01626 862094
Location
Ridge Referrals
Jubilee Barn
Dawlish Water
Dawlish
Devon
EX7 0QW
GB
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