Surgery Nurse

Surgery Nurse

We are seeking to employ a full time registered Veterinary Nurse to work as part of our Surgical team. This role involves rotating between our surgery ward and theatre teams, developing surgical knowledge and skills.

This is an exciting opportunity to work in state-of-the-art theatres, working alongside renowned specialists in Orthopaedics, Soft Tissue, Ophthalmology, Anaesthesia, Cardiology and Neurology.   The Theatre nursing team are actively encouraged to utilise their skills with plenty of opportunities to assist the Surgeons as a scrub nurse in a number of complex surgical procedures, circulate within theatres, help prepare patients for theatre and then assist in the immediate post-operative management of cases.

Alongside this the successful candidate will have the opportunity to work within our surgical wards with all of our surgical teams, to include; soft tissue, orthopaedics, ophthalmology and neurology. The surgery ward team help with pre-operative diagnostic tests, preparing patients for surgical procedures, post-operative management to include medication, physiotherapy and general nursing care.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate a high standard of nursing care, a desire to learn and a capability to work under pressure. We are looking for a nurse with at least 1-years experience as a qualified nurse. Previous experience in a referral environment is desirable but not essential.     You will be involved with teaching and supervision of Veterinary and Veterinary Nursing undergraduates on clinical rotations.     Flexibility will be necessary as the post will require participation in the OOH rota.

Closing date: Friday 20 December 2019, with a view to interview the week commencing 6 January 2020.

For further information and to apply, please contact Tina Pierson, HR Advisor tina.pierson@bristol.ac.uk.