Wards/ICU Referral RVN

Lumbry Park Veterinary Specialists
Alton, United Kingdom
22 Jul 2021
31 Jul 2021
Lumbry Park

Experienced weekend Wards/ICU Referral RVN

Reporting to: Senior Wards RVN

Hours: Full time, 36 hours per week during unsociable hours either Friday, Saturday, Sunday or Saturday, Sunday, Monday

Starting: ASAP

Generous salary commensurate with background and experience

Closing date for applications: Friday 30 th July.

Lumbry Park Veterinary Specialists is a large multidisciplinary referral hospital providing veterinary referral services across the South of England including London and the Thames Valley. Our services include Emergency and Critical Care, Orthopaedic surgery, Neurology and Neurosurgery, Internal Medicine, Soft Tissue Surgery, Dermatology, Ophthalmology, Cardiology, and Diagnostic Imaging. The hospital is an ISFM gold feline clinic and was awarded the BVHA design award for an outstanding working environment. We are part of CVS (UK) Ltd, the largest provider of integrated veterinary services in the UK; the referrals division currently operates eight referral hospitals in the UK and Ireland.

Most recently we have been developing a brand new, state of the art ICU facility. The ICU facility includes a separate feline area, purpose built kennelling and high dependency area. State of the art equipment includes an ICU ventilator, high flow nasal oxygen machine and oxygen kennels; this ensures we are able to provide for and support a multitude of critical patient needs.

We are looking for passionate and enthusiastic RVNs to join our nursing team. Successful applicants would rota into ICU, cat and dog wards and coordinate work flow over the weekend period. This is an exciting role incorporating inpatient care, emergency and critical-care nursing. The role is particularly suitable for those with a passion for inpatient and critical care nursing. You will be working in a dedicated team of RVNs, supported by PCAs and specialist-led referral team. The team includes two diplomates in ECC and three diplomates in anaesthesia. We support further professional development with a number of our nursing team having post graduate qualifications. You will receive competitive remuneration and a generous benefits package.

If you are interested, why not come and spend time with us so you can find out if the role is right for you?

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