Referral Veterinary Nurse – Medicine, Surgery, Anaesthesia

Referral Veterinary Nurses – Medicine, Surgery, Anaesthesia


  • Advanced patient care in a friendly team environment
  • Enjoy a high level of involvement in cases


We are looking to appoint Referral Veterinary Nurses who want to build their skills and abilities in a team environment focused on learning and enjoyment of work.

JCUVet is the Clinical Small Animal Teaching Hospital for James Cook University in Townsville. We are focused on providing excellence in clinical training for veterinary students, by involving and inspiring students in a full-service Small Animal General Practice and Referral Hospital. We focus on exceptional care for our patients, and constant growth and fun for our team. We understand that continuing to support and develop our team members, enables us to constantly evolve our practices and offer exceptional patient care.

As we grow we seek to appoint experienced referral nurses, or GP nurses looking to take the next step in their career.  The referral nurse rotates between each of the disciplines, providing support to veterinarians in advanced diagnostics, anaesthesia, surgical and medical procedures.  We encourage high levels of case involvement by the nursing team and provide support with veterinary receptionists, animal nurse assistants and a veterinary nurse educator.

These roles offer:

  • Training in Advanced Referral Nursing
  • Use of advanced medical equipment and facilities
  • A fun, friendly team that encourages you to grow your career
  • Support with CPD allowances, access to Recover CPR training, weekly learning hour and a wealth of veterinary journals in the JCU library
  • Encouragement and support to register with a reputable veterinary body
  • Life in an extraordinary part of Australia to explore outside of work

If you are looking for a referral nursing position that encourages you to constantly grow in a friendly supportive team, then please apply to:


Elizabeth Bertram

Clinical Support Manager


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