Equine Veterinary Nurse
Sydney’s largest Equine Veterinary Practice is currently accepting applications for experienced Equine Veterinary Nurses.
The practice has a large hospital case load. We service a large area of Sydney and outer districts and are also a specialised referral centre for both surgical and medical cases.
The position encompasses the surgical aspects of our equine patient care including surgery preparation, theatre, equipment maintenance, nuclear medicine, video-endoscopy, digital radiology, practice pharmacy, lameness examinations and associated administration. Our surgical caseload includes orthopaedics (arthroscopy and fracture repair), soft tissue (airway surgery, laser surgery and abdominal surgery) and a general variety of general surgery common in our horse patients.
This position does not require a veterinary nurse qualification but possessing a qualification or in the process of obtaining a Certificate III in Animal Studies would be an advantage. Ideally you will have attained at least 6 months experience working as an equine veterinary nurse. You must have good horse handling skills including handling of thoroughbreds of all ages, be composed under pressure and possess excellent communication skills.
The position is located at Horsley Park. Nurses work a 38 hour week with varying 8 hour shifts Monday to Friday between 7.30am and 6.30pm. Some overtime may be required on occasion.
Remuneration will be commensurate with the applicant’s qualifications and experience.
To apply or for more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org