An exciting vacancy has arisen for a full-time permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse to work at a well established, busy 24-hour Veterinary Hospital in North West London.
The practice has been a veterinary clinic since the 1920s, offering over 80 years of service to the community. The practice is one of the most sophisticated veterinary practices in the UK. It is exceptionally well equipped across 4 floors with consulting rooms, operating theatre, hospital wards, full laboratory, digital radiography, ultrasound, endoscopy and an intensive care unit. The practice receives internal and external medical and surgical referrals and serves as the 24-hour emergency clinic for many North London vet practices.
This is a full-time permanent position for a Registered Veterinary Nurse. The working hours are 10-hour shifts based over 4 days during the week. 1 week in 8 it will be an 8-hour shift over 5 days during the week. 1 in 3 weekends there will be a 12-hour shift on Saturday or Sunday.
The role will involve:
Wards: Assisting vets with daily checks, following hospital charts to administer treatments, maintaining and caring for IVs, central lines, o-tubes, u-caths, Peg tubes. Monitoring patients’ vitals and demeanour throughout the day and reporting any changes to hospital vet. Reduce patient stress and assist with grooming. Assisting Patient care assistants with maintaining wards tidiness, restocking and general housekeeping.
OPS: Preparing patients for general anaesthetic, sedation and conscious procedures. Monitoring patients during using multi-parameter to include heart rate, respiratory rate, capnograph, SPO2, blood pressure. Care and cleaning of surgical equipment and theatre. Assisting with and managing equipment for ultrasound, dentistry and endoscopy.
The ideal candidate will be an experienced and Registered Veterinary Nurse with an interest in all areas of a hospital. You will have outstanding levels of service and care to patients and clients, as well as consistently keeping up practice standards and implementing new ones to suit the business.
Role: Registered Veterinary Nurse
Type: Small Animal
Weekends: 1 in 3
Sole charge: Yes
Salary: Competitive - Subject to Experience
Ref: JN -112018-7983
To qualify for this position, you must be fully registered with the RCVS and you must be eligible to work in the UK.
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