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Positions Available


Koh Mak Animal Clinic, Thailand (reposted 19th April) Volunteers

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About Us:

Requirements:

The Work:

Potential Deal Breakers:

Accommodation:

Here is a short movie that shows what we do and who we are looking for.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l4hgKQvGKw8&feature=youtu.be

And here is the full 11-minute film:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=63nkBED8LQE&feature=youtu.be

The facility in the videos is our original facility, we are no longer on this piece of land. However, the island images are consistent.

To apply please contact our Clinic Director, Heather. Send your CV and state what opportunity you are interested in: kohmakanimalclinic@gmail.com


The Eye Specialist for Animals, Katong, Singapore (posted 14th March)

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Veterinary Nurse

The Eye Specialist for Animals is seeking a veterinary nurse/ patient care assistant for a full-time position, average 44 hours per week (4 days work week). No scheduled weekend work.

We are a specialist practice with 1 board-certified veterinary eye specialist supported by an intimate team of experienced nurses and veterinary ophthalmology resident.

Our practice is well-equipped with the state-of-the-art ophthalmic equipment as we are the only eye specialist in town. We are also well-equipped with advanced anaesthesia monitoring equipment and ventilator.

The qualities we look for are:

Our nurses get plenty of hands-on learning and support from our existing team.

Job Scope but not limited to:

  1. Surgery duties – surgical instrument care and sterilizing, anaesthesia monitoring, and post-op patient care, preparing for surgery…etc.
  2. Consultation – packing medications, explaining medications to owner, discharging patients …etc.
  3. General nursing duties – caring for hospitalized eye patients, IV catheters placement
  4. Assisting specialist
  5. Running various eye tests
  6. Surgical instrument care and sterilizing, patient care and general nursing, putting eye drops into our patients, holding patients for procedures/ consultation

If you are interested in this position, please send in your CV. Those who are looking for a career change are welcome to apply.

Salary will be commensurate with experience.

To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to info@eyespecialistforanimals.com/jiec@eyespecialistforanimals.com. Your application should state the name and contact details of your referees.


Equine Veterinary Medical Center, Doha, Qatar (posted 14th March)

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Equine Veterinary Nurse Vacancy

The Equine Veterinary Medical Center (EVMC), Doha, is seeking a Veterinary Nurse to come and join our hospital team in Qatar. If you are looking to combine the highest standards of clinical work with an international adventure in a vibrant, exciting, and welcoming city then look no further!

EVMC is a purpose-built state-of-the-art equine hospital that opened its doors in 2018 and has since grown to see over 2500 cases per year and become one of the most advanced equine medical centers in the Middle East. The hospital is equipped with advanced imaging (MRI, CT-scanner and nuclear scintigraphy), as well as several endoscopes, digital X-Ray (gantry and portable) and a range of ultrasound units. The hospital has three operating theaters (2 GA and 1 standing), a dedicated isolation unit, intensive care facilities for adult horses and foals, a farrier shop, lameness examination areas on several surfaces, an onsite commercial laboratory and a dedicated reproduction center. Our caseload includes intensive care medicine, advanced breeding techniques, sports medicine and a large surgical caseload.

EVMC is part of Qatar Foundation, a non-profit organization that supports Qatar on its journey to becoming a diversified and sustainable economy. By offering lifelong learning opportunities, fostering a culture of innovation, and empowering the local community, we are investing in Qatar’s future and contributing to a better world.

Requirements and details of position:

Benefits and compensation: We offer an attractive package that includes a tax-free salary, a generous amount of paid annual leave, medical insurance, housing allowance and annual airfare allowance.

Application: To apply, please send a letter of intent, Curriculum Vitae and the names and contact details of two references to evmc@qf.org.qa and talentacquisition@qf.org.qa. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For an informal discussion about the position, please contact Dr Matthew Robin at mrobin@qf.org.qa


Two Feet Four Paws Veterinary Clinic, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (posted 13th March)

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🌟Qualified Senior Surgical Veterinary Nurse🌟

Are you a highly experienced AND qualified (RVN/CertIV VN or equivalent) team player eager to make a significant impact in a vibrant clinic environment? Look no further!

We're seeking a Senior Surgical Veterinary Nurse  to join our hardworking & motivated expat bunch. Not only a clinical superstar but also genuinely enjoys working collaboratively with others.

We are a 4.5 vet/6RVN clinic that sees 75% dogs/cats and 25% exotics/zoo species, our clinic offers a diverse and stimulating work setting with no two days ever the same! Our clients are pretty lovely too!

As a pivotal member of our team, you'll have the opportunity to utilize your expertise to enhance treatment room efficiency, elevate patient care protocols, support our Head Nurse and help to coach other less experienced team members. Our well-equipped facility is ready to support your passion for excellence in veterinary nursing.

Ideally, you possess post-grad qualifications in anaesthesia/surgery/clinical coaching; however, we welcome applications from those working towards such credentials. Your motivation, exceptional organizational skills, and dedication to patient care are also paramount.

We offer a tax-free competitive salary as well as CPD allowance/paid leave to attend. All visa costs and private health insurance too.

Don't miss this chance to join a team committed to excellence and innovation in veterinary care. Please contact our Practice Manager for an informal and confidential discussion about the role. careers@2feet4paws.ae

Please do not apply unless you are a qualified veterinary nurse, this is NOT a role for vets/nursing assistants or junior veterinary nurses.

instagram www.2feet4paws.ae


Island Vet Services, George Town, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (posted 7th March)

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ISLAND VETERINARY SERVICES
Is seeking a
Veterinary Nurse

Island Veterinary Services is located in Grand Cayman in the Caribbean.

We are looking for an honest, hardworking, self-motivated and compassionate individual who loves animals and is a good team player.

Job Summary:
Assisting Veterinarians with routine patients, appointments, IV catheter placements, anaesthesia monitoring, assisting with surgery and dental procedures, perform digital x-rays, ICU monitoring, laboratory procedures, some reception duties, client communication, dispensing medication, inventory, operation and maintenance of equipment, daily treatment of hospitalized patients, and training of less experienced staff are a few of the main daily duties expected.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

You must also be willing to learn and follow our procedures regardless of previous clinic experience.

Salary is negotiable with experience, plus all statutory benefits. Please email resume to islandvetservices@hotmail.com

If you are looking for an opportunity for growth and to work with an amazing team that provides exceptional medical care, apply today!


Mayreau Animal Welfare, St Vincent & The Grenadines (posted 31st January) Volunteer Vet Nurse

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VETERINARY NURSE VOLUNTEER FOR MAYREAU ANIMAL WELFARE
ST VINCENT & THE GRENADINES

Summary: -

Mayreau Animal Welfare is seeking a Veterinary Nurse Volunteer to provide animal care services on the island.  monitoring animal health and ensuring that animals receive adequate care.

Couples are most welcome, only one of whom need be a veterinary professional.

Key Responsibilities: -

Qualifications: -

Working Conditions: -

For more information, please contact Gill by email fitzgerald201@btinternet.com or Whats App: +44 77591 46327

See photos here

See our website: https://www.mayreau-animal-welfare.org/

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KWPLH, East Kalimantan, Borneo (posted 8th December) Volunteer Vet Nurses

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Veterinary help needed in Indonesian Borneo

Help improve animal welfare in Indonesia by sharing your skills and experience!

Facility and Program Description:

Kawasan Wisata Pendidikan Lingkungan Hidup (KWPLH) is an environmental education centre located in Balikpapan, East Kalimantan, Indonesian Borneo. The facility’s goal is to increase environmental awareness and animal welfare. In addition to our animal programmes, the facility has several education buildings, picnic areas and playgrounds. To see a full description of the KWPLH’s facilities and goals visit www.beruangmadu.org or email us.

KWPLH provides a wonderful accommodation in the form of a forested enclosure for 6 sun bears rescued from the illegal pet trade. Sun bears are the mascot of Balikpapan, and many of our current education programs focus on this species.

Our Domestic Animal Program was created in response to the frequent dumping of kittens/puppies at KWPLH. We have attempted to establish a safe home for abandoned animals and a sterilization and adoption program. We currently have 110+ cats under our care as well as close to 30 dogs, and occasionally take care of other rescued wildlife species whenever brought to the centre (macaque, civets, slow loris, birds).

The goals of our Domestic Animal Program are:

Experienced Volunteer Vet Nurse Needed

We are in need of experienced vet nurses to assist with training and development of our local animal care team. The primary goal is to further train up our team [specifically our local veterinarian] in specialist medical care for our animals, under more or less challenging conditions, and to train our Indonesian animal care-taking staff in mastering necessary skills and knowledge on specialist issues that need frequent treatments.

Other tasks include ideas on improvement of our medical administration and records, enrichment and training programs, and enhancing our adoption programme. There will be work with the sun bears and other wild species, but most time will go to our domestic animals and staff training.

Outlined below is a list of topics that we need help with:

For more details about KWPLH and the veterinary position please email us!

We welcome the help from professional vet nurse in 2024-2025. The position is preferably for 3+ months, but do e-mail us as well if you are available for shorter periods. Free housing is provided at the centre, but a small local catering fee is required for meals. A volunteer visa will need to be applied for at a small cost. Couples are also welcome to apply.

Please send end questions and resumes to Gabriella Fredriksson:
gabriella.fredriksson@gmail.com

For further information visit our website: www.beruangmadu.org or www.pronaturafoundation.org


SPCA Fiji, Suva, Fiji (posted 8th December) Volunteer Vet Nurses

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Volunteers Vet Nurses
(SHELTER and CLINIC & OUTREACH)
SUVA, FIJI ISLANDS

Join us as a volunteer in the breathtaking Fiji Islands!

COME AND MEET THE FRIENDLIEST PEOPLE ON EARTH!

SPCA Fiji Islands is an animal shelter and veterinary clinic based in the capital city of Suva. The mission of the SPCA Fiji Islands is to improve the welfare of animals in and around Fiji. We do this by focusing on providing affordable health care for domestic pets and working to address the issue of stray cats and dogs through intake of stray and unwanted animals into the shelter that are then treated, desexed and rehomed We also run a vibrant outreach program and have desexed and treated over 2,000 animals thus far, this year alone.

Why do so many of our volunteer vets return again and again?
Because they get rich and rewarding professional, and personal, opportunities and experiences.

We have opportunities for passionate veterinary nurses to assist at our regional outreach neuter clinics, shelter and clinic operations, throughout 2024 and beyond. SPCA offers veterinarians and nurses real-world experiences working with diverse cases in city and rural settings across the Fiji Islands.

SPCA has one resident veterinarian currently, and this is soon to be two. We have a team of Fijian vet nurses and interns delivering a broad range of veterinary services to both shelter animals and local pet owners in a basic facility for examinations, radiography and surgery.

Join us for a couple of weeks or stay up to three months as a volunteer.

SPCA will organize permits for volunteers and provide you with accommodation close to the centre of Suva. You will be welcomed at the airport the Fijian way. Afterward, you will be settled into your accommodation and briefed on your role at the SPCA.

Please contact clncmngr@gmail.com in Suva, Fiji for more information and to get a copy of our volunteer information package.

🌍 Where: Suva, Fiji Islands
📅 When:  2024 onwards
🐕 What: SPCA clinic ( surgery and consults )and outreach clinic
❤ Why: To help improve the welfare of Fiji’s animals
👩 How: With the help of people like YOU!


Isara Elephant Foundation, Chom Thong District, Bangkok, Thailand (posted 17th November)

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Volunteer Coordinator - Elephant Welfare & Community Development Project

We are a non-profit in Australia & Thailand. We are working to improve the lives of captive elephants in Thailand, by providing an alternative to working camps for these elephant owners. The elephants spend their days foraging in hundreds of hectares of natural forest, we will contribute to community development & forest conservation in the area. Care for the strays and village pets (we do not have a clinic yet) Stay in the stunning mountains of Northern Thailand in a Karen hill tribe and immerse yourself in this unique way of life.

Must haves:

Advantageous:

What you will do:

Benefits:

www.isaraelephant.org

Cover Letter & CV to thailand@isaraelephant.org


Nurses Available


Okediji Adeola Sunday, Worldwide (posted 4th April) Veterinary Technician/Nurse

My name is Okediji Adeola Sunday, I’m from Nigeria and I’m currently working as a veterinary technician in Qatar, I am excited to apply for the Veterinary Technician/Nurse position at any esteemed veterinary clinic. With a solid foundation in animal care and a deep passion for animal health, I am confident in my ability to make a meaningful contribution to your team.

My experience as a veterinary technician, combined with my knowledge of medical procedures, patient care, and a genuine empathy for animals (Fear Free Certified), has prepared me to excel in this role. I am skilled in assisting with surgeries, administering medications, and providing compassionate support to both pets and their owners. My dedication to maintaining a clean and organized clinic environment ensures optimal patient care.

I am eager to join any clinic, where I can continue to apply my expertise in veterinary nursing and contribute to the well-being of the animals under your care. I look forward to the opportunity to discuss how my skills and passion align with your clinic’s mission.

I can be contacted by email: adewealthadex@gmail.com


Lara Kazius, Worldwide (posted 22nd January) Qualified & Experienced Vet Nurse

Hi everybody,

My name is Lara Kazius and I am 20 years old (turn 21 in June). I am a veterinary nurse who graduated in June 2023. I am looking for a locum job somewhere around the end of September/ beginning October until December 2024.

About me: at the moment I work in a Hospital & Emergency dog and cat clinic in Melbourne. I worked in an animal clinic in the Netherlands before that for 6 months. I also did an internship in America for two months at a zoo clinic and did a farm internship in England.

My skills: really motivated, eager to learn, communicative, enthusiastic, and more.

Accommodation is a big plus and otherwise help would be really appreciated.

Happy to hear from you, and I could always send my CV and recommendation letters if you're interested.

Kind regards,

Lara Kazius
email: Larakazius1@gmail.com


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