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We are seeking an experienced Ophthalmology Specialist to work in our multi-disciplinary referral service. This will be a permanent, full time position. The successful applicant will hold, or be eligible to sit, a European Diploma (or equivalent), have had significant exposure to ophthalmology, and share our aim of providing the best possible level of care for clients, their pets and for referring veterinary surgeons.
You will have an excellent team of support staff who will give you the opportunity to concentrate on your clinical caseload and to work in a pleasant, supportive and good humoured atmosphere. Facilities include a superbly equipped intensive care unit and wards, including an iCatCare accredited cat-friendly cat ward. In-patient care is a priority and includes 24 hour veterinary and nursing attention, with support from dedicated high dependency nurses and experienced interns.
As part of a truly multi-disciplinary team, you will work alongside other specialists in the disciplines of soft tissue surgery, oncology, neurology, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, imaging and anaesthesia, and our philosophy is very much one of friendly co-operation between clinicians in every specialism. As with all our disciplines, the post will include out-of-hours emergency service provision, shared amongst the ophthalmology team.
This position will be well remunerated, and the package includes 6 weeks paid holiday plus bank holidays and 5 days of funded CPD each year, 5 days for approved committee or examining commitments, a workplace pension and private healthcare.
Paragon is centrally located within easy reach of Wakefield and Leeds, Leeds Bradford Airport and the national rail and motorway networks, but only a short drive away from historic York, and the beautiful Yorkshire Dales.
For a confidential discussion regarding this position, call a member of our team on 01924 908333 or email [email protected]
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Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to join a friendly, professional and dedicated nursing team, at a state-of-the-art referral centre?
An RVN position has opened at Paragon Veterinary Referrals, Paragon Park, Wakefield. An average of 40 hours per week within our Medicine Department. Working 7.30am-4.30pm with a one week in three 9am-6pm.
1:7 weekends with time off in lieu
This opportunity would suit a dedicated and compassionate RVN who enjoys providing high standards of patient care.
Key duties will include:
· Assisting the Medical Veterinary Surgeons with any procedures/consultations/inpatient checks.
· Obtaining samples for laboratory testing and performing in-house diagnostic tests
· Monitoring of patients under anaesthesia
· Working as part of a team
· Assisting within chemotherapy working with our oncologist.
· Infection Control
Previous experience of nursing within a referral practice is not essential,
Benefit package includes
· 4 weeks holiday plus bank holidays
· Appealing rota to encourage a good work/life balance
· Salary dependant on experience
· Staff discount scheme
· CPD allowance with days off to attend
· Workplace pension scheme
· Minimal OOH as dedicated night team
· Employee assistance programme
To apply for this position please send a covering letter and CV to [email protected], or for more information or to have an informal chat about the opportunities available contact Sam Lewis 01924 908333
To apply for this role, please complete the following details and upload a covering letter of intent and your curriculum vitae
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