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Date Added: Tue 26/07/2022

Head Veterinary Nurse

Cardiff, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £35000 - £40000/annum

The Package

* 5 Day Weeks - 8:30am to 6:30pm

* 1 in 2 Saturdays - 8:30am to 1pm

* Salary Between £35,000 - £40,000 Depending on experience

* 5 Days CPD Leave

* Certificate Funding Available

* RCVS & VDS Memberships Paid

* Free Uniform & Parking

* Discounted Treatment for Staff Pets

* 20 Days Annual Leave + Bank Holidays + Birthdays Off

* Death in Service of 2x Annual Salary

* Company Pension

Details of the Practice & the Role

My client is a brand-new independently owned clinic that is due to be opening within the next 3 months that is looking for Head/Senior Nurse to join their team.

This role will involve both clinical work & the opportunity to get involved with some admin tasks related to running the clinic

Your Key Responsibilities will be:

* Handling and restraining animals in a safe and controlled way.

* Provide first-class nursing care to injured/sick patients, including documentation, monitoring, health checking, feeding and grooming.

* Administer treatments including injections, tablets, drips and blood transfusions.

* Perform diagnostic tests, e.g. Blood sampling, urine analysis and x-rays.

* Prepare animals for surgery and perform some minor procedures, e.g. Suturing wounds and dental hygiene.

* Assist veterinary surgeons with operations.

* Maintain the cleanliness and hygiene of the practice.

* Allocating nursing and healthcare resources where needed

* Organizing nurses' notes regarding patients.

* Providing patient paperwork to doctors

* Coordinating patient payments with payments department or process payments on their own

* Participating in the hiring of new nursing staff and training new hires

* Creating schedules for nursing staff

* Resolving employee conflicts

* Resolving patient issues

* Placing orders for equipment and supplies

There will be questions about this role as we try not to overload the job posting with lots of information. For a private and confidential chat about this role please fon't hesitate to give us a call
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