- Job Reference: 4545
- Job Title: Locum Veterinary Night Nurse
- Job Category: Small Animal
- Job County: Hampshire
- Start Date: 18 Jun 2018
- End Date: 24 Jul 2018
- Job Description: A large multi-disciplinary Vets in Hampshire are seeking a night nurse to cover from 18th June - 24th July 2018. Shift times are 7.15pm-7.45am. The practice offers emergency OOH care to member practices so you would also be assisting the duty vet in triage, admission of patients and overnight care as required. The night nurse will be required to assist the Night Veterinary Surgeon with the ongoing patient care of referral patients under the direction of the multi-disciplinary specialist team.
They should be competent in monitoring, caring and feeding via: P.E.G tubes/ Gastroscopy tubes, Naso-oesphageal tube, Oesphageal tube, TPN administration and CPR procedures. Duties will include - Enteral feeding, Monitor and care for Critical patients; empty chest drains, and empty active suction drains. Place and care for intravenous catheters, place Naso-oesphageal feeding tubes when required and monitoring blood/plasma transfusions competently. Other duties include: administering drugs (dose specified by vet), intubation, catheterization of male dogs, administering enemas, Xrays, redressing wounds, grooming patients and ensuring nutritional needs are calculated and patients are fed appropriately.
- Shifts: Nights