Surgical/Anaesthesia RVN - Stockport, Greater Manchester
We are looking for an organised, enthusiastic RVN who is passionate about anaesthesia and analgesia to join our surgical nursing team.
Our nurses will work in discipline specific teams. this is to ensure our nurses can develop high levels of clinical excellence in their dedicated area of interest.
As a surgical/anaesthesia nurse you will be responsible for working closely alongside our surgeons. You will be monitoring anaesthetics for a wide range of interesting and challenging cases with patients ranging from ASA category 1-5 as we as emergency and routine procedures.
Our Surgical nursing team will assist in developing and maintaining high perioperative protocols to ensure our patients receive the best care possible. Maintaining our surgical equipment and intruments to ensure sufficient running of the theatres. Our Surgical RVN's will oversea the patient care assistants/student nurses working within their area and provide guidance and coaching.
You will liaise with the Head Veterinary Nurses and the Veterinary Surgeons to ensure best and effective running of the practice. Maintain cleaning regimes within the hospital to ensure high standards are maintained throughout.
Ensure that patient record and documentation are maintained accurately. We value our nurses clinical professional development and you will have regular one-to-one reviews on our learning platform - Fuse.
Salary and hours
This role could be full or part time. There is an equal share of weekend working with equal time back.
Salary up to £27,000 depending on experience.
RCVS, VDS and BVNA membership paid
5 weeks annual leave allowance, plus blank holidays.
additional day off for 100% attendance, peternity leave, enhanced maternity/paternity leave, additional paid day off to take your child to school for their first day.
CPD £300 plus 2 days paid. We offer companywide CPD every few months plus regional/in clinic CPD as well as additional CPD being available for certificates.
Employee assistance programme with free counselling sessions, legal and financial advice plus health and wellbeing app (87%).
Medivet Gatley is a modern well-equipped 8 vet practice with a team of 7 receptionists plus an admin team enabling the RVN's to do the jobs that they qualified to do! The practice benefits from digital x-ray and in house blood machines, multiparameter machine for anaesthetic monitoring, separate dog and cat wards and waiting rooms.
The clinic is silver cat friendly accredited. We have separate dental suite and orthopaedic / soft tissue theatres. The whole clinic has been recently refurbished so has a clean, warm and welcoming feel, well worth a visit!