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Duties The primary function of the Emergency Nurse is to ensure the smooth functioning of the Emergency Service. This is accomplished by efficient and accurate triage, case prioritization, and work-up of all incoming cases. You will also be responsible for training and development of senior veterinary students, nursing students and nurse assistants.
Qualifications A LEVEL Associate's Degree or two year college equivalent and 0 to 1 year of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Certified/licensed/registered veterinary technician or will become eligible to sit for and successfully pass the VTNE within the next three months.
B LEVEL Associate's Degree or two year college equivalent and 1 to 3 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Certified/licensed/registered veterinary technician required.
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Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.