Veterinary Nurse

Wagga Wagga, Australia
09 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
28 Jan 2018
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Veterinary Science
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Full Time, Fixed Term (until July 2019)
  • Level 4 – $ 58,909 to $64,031 p.a. (Plus 17% Superannuation)
  • Wagga Wagga

The CSU Small Animal Referral Hospital (SARH) offers a range of referral veterinary services to animal owners across the Riverina and surrounds. The Centre is staffed by highly experienced veterinarians, veterinary nurses and technicians.

The veterinary nurse position will provide specialist nursing support for companion animal surgery and medicine cases. This role does requires considerable experience in both specialist and intensive care cases.

Responsibilities will include theatre scheduling and coordination, surgical pack preparation and sterilisation, maintenance of special diagnostic and therapeutic equipment, maintaining inventories of supplies, cleaning and general nursing procedures as required and administration duties.

The successful candidate will have advanced qualifications with a minimum of Certificate IV qualifications in Veterinary Nursing, 3 years general practice experience and have demonstrated relevant surgical, medical, referral and specialist veterinary nursing experience within the last 5 years. Additionally, the Veterinary Nurse will have strong communication, exceptional interpersonal skills and will contribute positively in a dynamic team.

The Location: Wagga Wagga, NSW’s largest and fastest growing inland city and hub of the rich, inland agricultural region known as the Riverina.The region boasts stunning rural landscapes, excellent medical, schooling, shopping and sporting facilities. Wagga Wagga is a thriving, innovative, connected community, with easy access to Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra and the Snowy Mountains.

Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria listed in the position description.

Open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents; or applicants that hold a current valid work visa commensurate with this position.

Applications close 28 January, 2018.