Full Time or Part Time Surgery Veterinary Nurse - MVSC, VIC

Start DateImmediate
Applications Close30/Dec/2018
Position TitleSurgery Veterinary Nurse
LocationMVSC, Vic

Surgery Veterinary Nurse


Full time position, however part time applicants will be considered

Primarily based at Glen Waverley with some regular shifts at Essendon Fields

Experienced and qualified Surgery Nurse required to support two Specialist Surgeons in the provision of high quality patient care

Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing or equivalent is essential

Minimum of 4 years Nursing experience required

The Melbourne Veterinary Specialist Centre (MVSC) is a multi-disciplinary specialist veterinary centre providing services from two primary hospitals to Veterinary practices within Metropolitan Melbourne and Regional Victoria.


The Surgery Department within MVSC is seeking a Surgery Nurse to provide high quality patient care and assist two Specialist Surgeons as required. The position requires a high level of quality nursing skills and experience coupled with the ability to work within a fast paced environment. The Surgery Nurse will also communicate closely with Clients, providing outstanding client services and ensuring that they are updated in a timely manner with regard to progress of care for the Patient.


While the role is based primarily at our Glen Waverley Centre, the successful candidate will be required to work at our Essendon Fields Centre on a weekly regular basis.  Listed below are some of the responsibilities:


  • Assisting with Diagnostic procedures
  • Pre-operative processes
  • Assist with the set up of theatre
  • Provision of Surgical Assistance
  • Assist with Anaesthesia & Analgesia
  • Manage and maintain Central Sterile Supply
  • Assist with Monitoring procedures
  • Assist with the Management of Post Operative Care
  • Assist with administration and maintenance tasks

This role would be ideal for a fully qualified Veterinary Nurse who has had experience working in a busy emergency department environment, is highly motivated, and can multi-task.  


If you would like to be considered for the role or have any further questions please forward your cover letter and resume to Sofia Sohoritis via email, info@melbvet.com.au. Only successful candidates will be contacted.


Only candidates with the right to work in Australia are to apply.


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