Experienced Emergency & Critical Care Veterinary Nurse

$2000 Sign On Bonus for commencement of a Full Time Employee between Oct 2023 – Jan 2024 (T&C’s apply)

JCUVet is the Small Animal Hospital for James Cook University in Townsville. We are looking to appoint permanent full time and casual experienced ECC Veterinary Nurses; or alternatively GP Veterinary Nurses who have a career interest in ECC.

Do you love the ECC ‘buzz’; or are you an experienced GP Veterinary Nurse who is now looking to make the move into ECC, being supported by our team? As part of the recruitment process, we can offer the opportunity to participate in some shadow shifts if you would like. If you’re not in Townsville, we can put you in touch with one of our team members for a chat about the role and working environment.

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We encourage high levels of case engagement and will support you in learning advanced anaesthesia, ventilation, blood gas interpretation, placement and management of catheters and drains and advanced patient monitoring and care.

We consult with our team about the best shift patterns and accommodate personal needs as best as possible. Our monthly shift patterns involve a nice combination of days, swing shifts, night shifts and alternate weekends off. With a large team of nurses spanning ECC, Referral and GP there are always opportunities to move into other teams in time.

For these roles, we are looking for the following attributes:

  • Certificate IV Veterinary Nursing with 3+ years’ veterinary nursing experience
  • Confident, positive and adaptable team players
  • Enjoys a high level of involvement and patient care
  • Willing and eager to learn new skills and to support others
  • Is flexible with the ability to work shifts including days, nights, weekends

These roles offer:

  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • Attractive hourly rates and shift penalties
  • Shift patterns which allow you to recover and enjoy your time off
  • Training in, and use of advanced medical equipment
  • A fun and friendly team who encourages you to grow your skills
  • CPD Assistance, access to Recover CPR training and the JCU library
  • In-house training by our talented multi-disciplinary nurses, vets and specialists
  • Encouragement and support to register with a veterinary nursing body
  • Life in an extraordinary part of Australia to explore outside of work

For further information about JCUVet, Townsville and our amazing opportunities, check out our website https://jcuvet.com.au/

‍Sign On Bonus T&C’s – only applies to new employees to JCUVet and not to existing employees making an internal move.  Applies to the appointment of this role on a full time basis.  $500 paid upon commencement and $1500 upon successful completion of probation.

If you would like to apply for one of these roles or to find out more about them, please apply to:

Elizabeth Bertram
Clinical Support Manager

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