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Referral Veterinary Anaesthesia Nurse

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Registered Wards Nurse



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Average 38h week and 1:5 weekends on call


A variety of rotations available


Fully qualified registered RVN

Position reports to:

Head anaesthesia Nurse


You will join a vibrant Anaesthesia and Pain Management team, led by Specialists in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia. As an Anaesthesia Nurse, you will rotate through all departments (Orthopaedic and Soft Tissue Surgery, Neurology, Medicine and Oncology with support from Diagnostic Imaging) and be involved in a wide and varied caseload. You will be responsible for anaesthetic planning, vascular access, monitoring and management of complications during anaesthesia in conjunction with the supervising anaesthetist. You will also support ward nurses in the management of critical and post-operative patients in the intensive care unit. You will be encouraged to build on your existing knowledge and skills with regular taught sessions, patient-side training, instruction in advanced anaesthetic equipment including mechanical ventilation and be involved in clinical research. Applicants must have a passion for anaesthesia, work well within a team and be willing to contribute to the training and supervision of junior staff.

Salary dependant on experience up to £32,000 - £38,000 including an on-call supplement fee

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Referral Veterinary Anaesthesia Nurse
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