QUALIFIED VET NURSE (RVN)

 

Parkside is an accredited Tier 2 practice with a large and friendly team. Working from large modern purpose-built premises we are situated in Eastern Scotland with easy access to mountains and beautiful beaches. Opportunities at our main surgery in Dundee as well as our branch surgery at Barnhill, to the East and at a new surgery in Arbroath which will open early next year.

 

The new nurse will work a varied shift pattern including approximately:  2 days 8.30am – 5.00pm, 1 day 9.00am – 7.00pm, 1 day 8.30am – 5.30pm, 1 half day 8.00am – 1.00pm, occasional Saturdays.  NO ON-CALL. Vets Now are based at our surgery for out-of-hours cover.

 

Full time holiday entitlement [based on 39 hours] 4 weeks [20 days] plus 9 days [4 of which must be kept aside for Christmas and New Year].

 

CPD encouraged and supported

 

THE ROLE/JOB

Ensure all clinical areas are kept clean and tidy at all times.  Ensure all equipment is suitable for use. 

Undertake nurse clinics as and when required. 

General nursing duties including but not only:  Admission and Discharge of animals, general nursing care during hospitalisation of animals including, administration of medicines, IV Fluids, blood sampling, monitoring of anaesthetics etc. Assist vets as required.

Attend nurse meetings regularly.  

Assist with dangerous drug stock take which is carried out daily.

To be fully conversant with the Practice Manual, COSHH regulations and all other Health and Safety policies and procedures. 

Carry out any other reasonable duties as requested by Partners, Head Nurse, Vets, Senior Vet Nurses and Practice Manager.

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