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Linnaeus Internal Medicine Registered Veterinary Nurse (Referral) in Swindon, United Kingdom

Internal Medicine Registered Veterinary Nurse

Location : Eastcott Referrals

Job Type : Full-Time, Permanent

Hours : 40 hours per week

About us

We are a veterinary clinic and referral multi-disciplinary practice that offers the highest care services for small animals. With our primary care and 24-hour emergency services, we care for pets from all over the south as well as animals in our local community. We believe excellence is at the heart of both clinical standards and customer service to make sure our patients have the best quality care.

We are looking for a professional, motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our Internal Medicine team.

The team continues to grow and currently comprises of 4 medicine RVNs, a PCA and 4 Medicine specialists + a new resident. We have our own Medicine room which is a base for the team and where most procedures are carried out.

Our medicine team works closely with the ECC, wards and imaging departments to deliver the highest quality care for our patients. Our imaging facilities include CT, MRI and fluoroscopy.

Oncology is part of the role and our nurses are very involved in this process. There is a designated Chemotherapy administration room where this can be carried out in a calm and safe environment. The medicine nurses communicate with clients, calculate and administer chemotherapy and update protocols to manage patients throughout their course.

Many of our other cases require long term management allowing us to build relationships with both clients and patients and our nurses have such an important role in this through admits, phone calls and patient updates.

The medicine nurses are instrumental in writing and implementing policies and SOPs both medicine and hospital-wide and there is the opportunity to be part of teams and groups focusing on particular aspects of patient care/hospital policies eg. Green team, infection control team etc

The team is close knit and enjoys a good relationship with so much opportunity to learn. We have a weekly case discussion where we look back over the previous weeks cases and discuss the history, diagnostic process and treatment to learn more about the diseases we see. This is a very open forum where questions are welcomed and this improves our ability to nurse these patients when having more of an understanding of the process

Benefits

  • 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays and Birthday Leave

  • RCVS and VDS fees paid

  • External CPD funded

  • Extensive free online Linnaeus CPD program

  • Career progression opportunities

  • Staff discount schemes

  • Life Assurance

  • Enhanced sickness pay

  • Enhanced equal family leave

  • E-car salary sacrifice scheme

  • Employer contribution pension scheme

  • Wellness program including:

  • Employee assistance program

  • Eyecare voucher scheme

  • Free annual Flu jab

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Recruitment referral reward scheme

At Linnaeus, we are committed to supporting the physical and mental health of all our Associates. We have an amazing team of Mental Health First Aiders (MHFA) across our practices and central support office in addition to a confidential Employee Assistance Program which is available for everyone.

If you would like to apply for this role, please click the Apply Button or for more information, please feel free to reach out directly to our Referral Nursing Talent Acquisition Business Partner – Becca Thompson at Becca.Thompson@linnaeusgroup.co.uk

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