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Imaging Unit Veterinary Nurse

Employer
Medivet
Location
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salary
Salary £30,000 per annum
Closing date
8 Jun 2022

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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

The role:

An exciting and rarely available opportunity has arisen for a Registered Veterinary Nurse, with a keen interest in imaging, to work within our Imaging Unit at Medivet Watford.

The successful candidate will work closely with our lovely Imaging Vet and Cert Holder, Pablo as well as our fantastic nursing team made up of nine qualified nurses and four student nurses. 

This role has arisen due to an internal move and works our new 4-day week, enabling a fantastic work-life balance with no impact to your £30,000 per annum salary!

We value our nurses and recognise the integral part they play within our teams. This new and improved rota will provide our exceptional RVNs with more flexibility and well-earned time back during the week.

In addition to better work-life balance, we are truly committed to helping our Medivet community achieve their goals!

We fully support our nurses in completing certificates to further their knowledge, and offer supportive, engaging career pathways should you wish to progress into a head nurse or clinical coach role in the future.

Our dedicated learning platform provides collective support with tips and tricks across the whole of Medivet and online learning which you can manage at your own pace. No matter where you are within your career you will have access to further training and support with all the tools to continue your professional development.

Salary, hours, and benefits:

  • - Salary £30,000 per annum
  • - £750 CPD allowance with 2-days CPD leave and in-house CPD available
  • - Hours 08:30-18:00 and 10:00-19:00 / 38.66 hours per week
  • - RCVS and VDS fees paid
  • - 5 weeks paid annual leave (equivalent to 22.7 days) plus bank holidays
  • - Fair share of bank holiday cover and minimal on-call duties to support our dedicated night team, if required
  • - Exclusive company discounts and rewards
  • - Access to the Employee Assistance Programme
  • - Improved Maternity and Paternity Leave
  • - 100% attendance scheme
  • - 1 -day ‘Peternity’ leave

Key accountabilities:

As our Imaging Nurse, you will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the unit. Your tasks will include:

  • - Scheduling appointments with clinical team members
  • - Positioning patients for scans
  • - Assisting nurses with patient induction and recovery
  • - Maintaining stock levels and the cleanliness of the unit
  • - Marketing of the CT machine to promote the service
  • - Nursing at the hospital when the imaging unit is quiet

Skills and experience:

  • - RCVS Registered Veterinary Nurse
  • - Ability to manage a busy procedure diary
  • - Excellent communication skills
  • - Keen interest in Imaging
  • - Ability to work independently as well as part of a larger team

Branch:

Watford 24-Hour is the hospital for approx. 20 branches across Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, and Greater London.

The hospital is led by our two Branch Partners, Andrea, and Candice with a fantastic team of certificate holders including Small Animal Surgery and Orthopaedics, Medicine, and Imaging.

The hospital is well equipped with diagnostic ultrasound, endoscopy, CT, dental X-ray, and a full orthopaedic theatre. We also have a dedicated night team who provides exceptional out of our care to our patients across 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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