Inpatient Care Nurse

£22,215-£25,831  | Full Time  | Pride Veterinary Centre – Derby

Overview

Pride Veterinary Centre beautifully combines the benefits of a specialist led, multidisciplinary support infrastructure with the flexibility of being independently owned by members of the veterinary team.

We strive to deliver world class patient care and our fantastic facilities provide a superb care environment, including 13 consultation rooms, 7 hospital wards, 5 theatres, full advanced imaging suite, 3 ultrasound rooms, an endoscopy suite, hydrotherapy pool and treadmills and dedicated chemo & radio-iodine treatment rooms define the setting.

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The team

In--patient care nurses care for both primary and referral patients from simple to complex cases. It is an extremely rewarding job and the nurses are able to use a wide range of skills including feeding tubes, chest drains and airway management.

The team is friendly, supportive and passionate about providing the highest standard of care to our in-patients. Each day is different and we are always expanding our knowledge and learning new skills. In addition to your nursing colleagues, you will be working alongside our referral and first opinion vets, interns, residents and our kennel assistants.

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The role

This is a challenging role at the heart of the hospital where we deliver high standards of nursing care to our patients. Caring for each patient individually in your allocated ward, you will administer medication, liaise with clinicians about their patients, take bloods and place IV catheters, manage feeding tubes, chest drains and urinary catheters as part of the day to day jobs.

Working in our intensive care unit, would involve providing blood transfusions, airway management and other lifesaving procedures. Extra training is encouraged for this area and ECC CPD helps to build knowledge and skills. We support each other throughout the day to nurse the patients to the highest standards.

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Perks and benefits

Professional

  • Working in a friendly team
  • Generous CPD allowance
  • Regular internal CPD
  • Regular morbidity and mortality rounds to improve patient outcomes
  • Ongoing training in inpatient care
  • Exposure to high level learning opportunities

Personal

  • Your birthday off work
  • Practice focus on health and wellbeing


None of our current roles quite right for you? Don’t worry, we’d still love to hear from you.

We know great veterinary care needs great people. So if you think you can make a difference in our growing team, please let us know – and if a role comes up that we think you’d be perfect for, you’ll be the first to know.

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