Veterinary Nurse

Location
Nagambie, Strathbogie (AU)
Salary
Based on experience
Posted
08 Sep 2022
Closes
08 Oct 2022
Sector
Horse Care
Contract Type
Full Time, Part Time

Yulong Stud is seeking a highly motivated and adaptive Veterinary Nurse to join our growing team.

We currently have three resident veterinarians and two veterinary nurses. Yulong is a growing thoroughbred stud based in Nagambie, Victoria, spread over 3,000 acres and across four adjoining properties. 

Yulong’s veterinary facilities include a full lab comprised of hematology, chemistry and blood gas machines along with facilities for cultures and sensitivities. We also have portable ultrasounds, digital radiograph machines and video endoscopes. The chosen candidate will work closely with the resident veterinarians as well the other vet nurses. At times the nurses are also expected to work alongside the stud staff to complete various medical tasks. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to gain additional experience or for a more experienced vet nurse to expand their skill set. The successful candidate will also be exposed to all aspects of a thoroughbred breeding operation. You will be joining a fun team who have a passion for providing a high level of care to our equine patients. 

Successful candidate’s responsibilities and expectations:

  • Completion of Certificate IV in vet nursing is desirable but not required 
  • Candidate must be a self-starter, work efficiently with and without guidance and have a positive attitude
  • Demonstrate a high level of expertise with horse handling 
  • Ability to perform a basic physical exam and initial triage of wounds and sick horses
  • Patient treatments (including IV, IM and catheter) and bandage changes
  • Assisting the resident veterinarians with various tasks and procedures
  • Basic lab procedures such a running bloods and plating cultures
  • Maintenance of all equipment Ordering of all medical supplies 
  • Thorough communication with veterinarians, stud staff and management
  • Solid working knowledge of Microsoft programs

Compensation is very competitive and will be based on experience level. The job position is located in Nagambie. The position is part time, but full time would be considered for the right candidate. If interested, please email your CV and a covering letter to: nicole@yulonginvest.com.au