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The Animal Referral Hospital – Essendon Fields, VIC


  • Minimum Certificate IV – Veterinary Nursing
  • 38 hours per week / 4 shifts per week
  • No weekends

About us
The Animal Referral Hospital (ARH) Essendon Fields is a 24 hour per day, 7 days a week hospital with a dedicated team working across ECC, internal medicine and surgery. We aim to provide a responsive, comprehensive emergency and referral service to Victorian veterinarians, their clients and their patients.

The Small Animal Medicine Department at ARH is growing, and we need YOU to join the team. The successful candidate will work alongside 4 Medicine Specialists and and would need to possess the following skills and abilities as a minimum:

  • Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing
  • 3-4 years’ experience, preferably in medicine or specialist/referral environment
  • Genuine interest in Small Animal Medicine
  • Underpinning knowledge of medical diseases and conditions
  • Anaesthetic monitoring experience and skills
  • Comfortable assisting with chemotherapy treatment, CT scan and MRIs
  • Exceptional small animal handling abilities
  • Confidence in communicating with clients including discussions regarding their pets condition, estimates, anaesthetic risks etc.
  • Consistently demonstrates high quality patient care
  • Knowledge of Rx works / Smart flow will be highly regarded (but not essential)

This is a great opportunity for an experienced nurse to demonstrate and expand on their existing skills and knowledge. The successful candidate will be exposed to a varied and interesting caseload, making a difference to highly critical patients – and every day is difference. The team is friendly, supportive and encourage learning and growth.  The hospital has state-of-the-art facilities including MRI, CT, digital radiograph, ultrasound, dedicated chemotherapy suite.

Pay is commensurate to experience and ongoing training is encouraged.

To apply, please send your updated cover letter and resume to j.allison@arhvets.com

Please note – Only candidates who are shortlisted to interview will be contacted.

June Allison
Head Medicine Nurse
Animal Referral Hospital
72 Hargrave Avenue
Essendon FieldsFields VIC 3040

Job Categories: Vet Nurse
Job Types: Full Time
Job Locations: VIC

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To apply, please submit your details below. For a confidential chat, or to learn more about opportunities with us please contact VetRecruitment@gxltd.com.au or speak directly with our Talent Acquisition Partner by region:

Lisa Willis – Victoria – Email or 0402 715 425
Abbie Smith – QLD & WA – Email or 0412 966 031
Aimee Elliott- SA, NSW & ACT – Email or 0401 162 466
Matthew Lacey – Specialty & Emergency (National) – Email or 0402 715 462

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