Casual/fixed term Emergency Critical Care Nurses Wanted!

24 September 2019

We are looking for one or more experienced nurses who are interested in casual or fixed term work over our busy summer season (December 2019 - January 2020). We welcome applications from experienced nurses who would be available for part time or full time hours over this period or casual shifts (with the possibility for ongoing casual work in the future). Availability for night and weekend work as well as work over the Christmas/New Year period is essential. 

Animal Referral Centre is a family-owned, multidisciplinary specialist & emergency veterinary hospital established in 2016. Services offered include internal medicine, surgery, emergency & critical care, diagnostic imaging and hydrotherapy. 


Job tasks and responsibilities

  • General nursing of referral and emergency patients, including high-dependency cases
  • IV and urinary catheter placement; venipuncture and running of laboratory tests
  • Monitoring anaesthesia
  • Assisting with emergency surgical and medical procedures
  • Radiography
  • Triage of incoming patients
  • Some reception duties, though ARC also has receptionists working evenings and weekends 

Our ideal candidate will:

  • Have at least 2 years experience working as a veterinary nurse
  • Have experience working in a specialist or high quality emergency practice (preferred but not essential)
  • Hold a Diploma in Veterinary Nursing or Bachelor of Veterinary Technology degree (or overseas equivalent)
  • Deliver an exceptionally high standard of patient care
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Be extremely reliable 
  • Be a team player

The closing date for applications is October 7, 2019.