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Full Time Experienced Veterinary Nurse - Animal Medical Centre, Woden ACT

Greencross Vets

Canberra, Australia Capital Territory, Australia

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Job Posted: 08/02/2017

Job Category:

Primary Industry / Vet Nurse

Job description:

Full Time Experienced Veterinary Nurse - Animal Medical Centre, Woden ACT

Start DateImmediately
Position TitleVeterinary Nurse
Position TypeFull Time
LocationAnimal Medical Centre, Woden, ACT
ContactFiona Russell
Contact Emailfiona.russell@greencrossvet.com.au

Full Time Experienced Veterinary Nurse

Animal Medical Centre, Woden ACT

Over 1800 veterinarians and vet nurses across Australia have chosen a career with Greencross Vets. Our vets and vet nurses benefit from the resources that the largest veterinary group in Australia provides including an industry leading education program, business support for better work/life balance and career opportunities throughout the 135 plus veterinary related businesses in the Greencross Vets family. At Greencross Vets your passion for pets is exemplified by practicing the highest standards of care. We invite you to join Greencross Vets for a rewarding and fulfilling career.


Greencross Vets, a pioneer in the Veterinary landscape for over 9 years, are committed to raising the industry bar and we want you to be a part of our journey! An exciting Full Time opportunity exists for a qualified and experienced Veterinary Nurse to join our passionate team at our Animal Medical Centre, Woden clinic ACT.

The primary responsibilities of this position include:

  • Caring, handling and cleaning all animals;
  • Maintaining the overall hygiene of the practice, including surgical areas and equipment;
  • Undertaking general nursing tasks, including pre-and post-operative care, animal pathology and emergency and critical care;
  • Performing minor procedures when required;
  • Delivering outstanding client care to all patients and owners;
  • Participating as an enthusiastic team member with a positive ‘go-getter’ attitude;
  • Handling client enquiries professionally in person, by email and over the phone;
  • Administration duties and associated tasks;

The ideal candidate will have the following qualities and expertise:

  • Certificate II or IV in Veterinary Nursing or equivalent;
  • 2+ years of experience working as a Veterinary Nurse;
  • Proven experience working as a Receptionist;
  • Rx Works experience preferred but not essential
  • Excellent phone manner, communication skills & customer service skills;
  • An extensive knowledge and understanding of veterinary nursing procedures;
  • A calm & friendly professional with a sense of humour;
  • An amazing ‘can do’, team player attitude.


What we can offer you:

  • An interesting and varied role as well as a dynamic and supportive team environment;
  • Commitment to your career development through access to continued education, ongoing mentorship and regular performance reviews;
  • Access to a support network of like-minded professionals;
  • No after-hours work, as cases are referred to the Emergency Centre nearby.

Pay is commensurate with experience and qualifications. If this role is the right one for you, and you would like to become part of the dynamic Greencross team, please email your application, including a cover letter and resume, outlining your suitability against the above mentioned criteria to:

Fiona Russell

Greencross AMC Practice Manager

fiona.russell@greencrossvet.com.au

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