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Position at Vetwest

Surgical Nurse – Vetwest Ballajura   

We are welcoming applications from experienced veterinary nurses with a passion for surgery and patient care, looking to join our wonderful team at Vetwest Ballajura.   

Our fully equipped clinic hosts quality, modern facilities to deliver the best in veterinary care for pets. Our equipment includes digital radiology, IDEXX in-house Pathology, IM3 dental machine, Cardell and BM5 patient monitoring systems and a Doppler blood pressure monitor. We house four consult rooms, one surgical theatre, a separate dog ward, an isolation ward, wet table, and Puppy Preschool classes.

About the role:   

  • Part-time hours: 25 to 30 hours per week. 
  • Performing clinical nurse exams. 
  • Monitoring anaesthetics through patient procedures and recording of patient vitals. 
  • Calculate and administer treatments and care plans including fluid therapy plans and prescribed medications.  
  • Assist the Veterinarian to provide aid and treatment to patients. 
  • Preparing patients for surgery and assisting in surgical procedures. 
  • Maintaining the theatre, prep area and all surgical equipment and materials. 
  • Administrating pain relief, sedation, antibiotics with guidance by Veterinarian. 
  • Generous remuneration with staff discounts, employee benefits scheme, internal training programs and CPD allowances. 

About you:   

  • Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing or the equivalent. 
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience as a surgical/veterinary nurse. 
  • Positive work ethic and ability to successfully work independently and within a team. 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and multitask. 
  • Remain calm and react quickly in stressful and emergency situations. 
  • Exceptional communication skills both with clients and colleagues. 
  • Displays a high degree of empathy and understanding towards the needs of the patients, the clients, and the veterinary health care team. 

About Us:   

The Ballajura Vet West team offers professional development and support in all areas. We are an open-minded clinic and have strong family values.   

Our clinic is part of the Vetwest group, a leading multi-Vet group with 16 hospital locations across Perth. Our passionate team of Veterinarians and Vet Nurses strive to provide our clients with the highest standards in veterinary care.   

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