Oncology Vet Nurse
Canberra ACT

An opportunity for an Oncology Veterinary Nurse to join our Canberra team on a full-time basis.

• Challenge and enhance your existing Veterinary Nursing skills
• Join a close-knit and mutually supportive team
• Free on-site parking and close to public transport

The Animal Referral Hospital (ARH) is Canberra’s premier veterinary specialist referral hospital, offering a wide range of services to the public and referring Veterinarians. The Oncology service at Canberra is now recruiting for an experienced Nurse to join the team on a full-time basis in a challenging yet highly rewarding role.

About Your New Role
An Oncology Nurse is a valued member of the ARH team. They play a critical role in the direct care of inpatient and outpatient pets with cancer. To ensure success, the successful candidate will be required to work closely and take direction from our Specialist Oncologist and Resident Veterinarians, carrying out duties that include but are not limited to:
• Laboratory sampling, imaging, chemotherapy and other medical treatments;
• Sedation and general anaesthesia;
• Sample and paperwork coordination for pathology laboratories and for studies;
• In-person and telephone communications with pet owners, staff in-house and at other veterinary practices, pathology laboratories and suppliers;

About Your Skills and Qualities
• Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing (or equivalent)
• Minimum 4 years’ Veterinary Nursing experience, ideally in a Specialist/Referral environment
• Sound knowledge and experience in advanced anaesthetic monitoring and management
• Outstanding interpersonal communication and team skills
• Confident animal handling skills
• Genuine interest in Oncology therapy and committed to longevity in the role
• Passion for delivering consistently high standards of patient care
• Impeccable attention to detail at all times with an inbuilt habit of cross-checking work
• Self-motivation with the ability to organise and prioritise workload
• Experience in demonstrating professionalism and dedication during highs and lows
• Experience working with cytotoxic substances desireable but not essential
• Experience in using Rx Works and Smart flow desireable but not essential
• A full NSW driver licence

Benefits for You
• Varied and interesting case load
• Ongoing learning and development
• Enjoy long-term relationships with patients and clients
• Be a part of regular service meetings and updates
• Access to a wide range of services in a large hospital
• 24/7 Reception staff and Animal Attendants allowing you to really focus on your role
• Large, supportive and highly experienced team of Nurses to network with
• State-of-the-art facilities
• Above award rates and shift loadings applicable
• Continuing Education Allowance as well as regular in-house seminars

How to Contact Us
If you would like to know more about the role or apply, please send your query to Jasdeep Phull, Business Manager on j.phull@arhvets.com

 

 

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

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We want to hear from you, about what matters most in your career and how we can play a role in that development. Contact your Talent Team at VetRecruitment@gxltd.com.au or phone Lyndsay Farlow on 0432 491 618 or Abbie Smith on 0412 966 031.

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