Full Time OOH's RVN - near Wolverhampton


Julie Powell

Our client is a busy animal hospital is based in the centre of Wolverhampton, and equipped with a CT scanner, in-house blood machines and lab equipment, digital x-ray, ultrasound, capnography, endoscopy, and dental x-ray. They are currently expanding as a group and looking to offer a wider range of services to their clients. With this in mind they are now looking for a Out of Hours Registered Veterinary Nurse to join them.

They have a very friendly, dedicated and professional team made up of 2 Clinical Directors and 1 Practice Director across the group. They have 15 Veterinary Surgeons some of which are certificate holders in Diagnostic Imaging, Surgery and Medicine, 25 Registered Veterinary Nurses across the group and a team of Animal Care Assistants who work at the main hospital and alongside the Vets. There is also plenty of administrative support via the wonderful reception team, with 30 receptionists across the group.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a supportive team where your personal development will be encouraged. They take care of a varied caseload, allowing staff to develop in areas such as; Emergency and Critical Care, Medical Nursing and Surgical Nursing.

The required duties of this role include;

  • Preparing animals for theatre
  • Monitoring anaesthetics
  • Assisting in theatre when required
  • Positioning animals for X-rays
  • Schedule 3 nursing procedures
  • Providing intensive nursing care to hospitalised patients
  • Performing details kennel rounds
  • Nursing emergency and critical care patients
  • Promoting preventative healthcare for pets
  • Carrying out in-house lab tests
  • Stock control

This role includes working 1:4 weeks of nights, whenever a week of nights is worked you will have a week off afterwards. Then there is 5 days working as a late kennels nurse 12.30pm-8.30pm followed by 5 days on ops. This is an 8-week rota where 3 weekends out of 8 will be worked

The ideal candidate for this role will be a qualified Registered Veterinary Nurse who has a keen interest in Emergency and Critical Care. They are looking for someone who is dedicated, professional and passionate about giving the best service to clients and patients.

If this is role sounds of interest please email your CV through to [email protected] or give me a call on 01422 433900.

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