Veterinary Nurse Australia

Veterinary Nurse Australia ANZSCO 361311:

  • Are you a Veterinary Nurse? Are you planning for Australian immigration?
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Veterinary Nurse Australia ANZSCO 361311:

Description

Cares for animals under treatment or in temporary residence at veterinary facilities and assists Veterinarians to perform procedures and operations.

Skill Level

3

Alternative Titles

  • Animal Nurse
  • Veterinary Assistant

Group: 3613 Veterinary Nurses

Description

care for animals under treatment and in temporary residence at veterinary facilities and assist Veterinarians to perform procedures and operations.

Tasks

  • holding animals to allow examination and treatment by Veterinarians
  • cleaning and sterilising examination tables and equipment
  • preparing instruments and handing them to the Veterinarian
  • assisting Veterinarians to administer anaesthetics and oxygen during operations
  • placing animals in cages for recovery from operations and monitoring their condition
  • giving medications to animals
  • maintaining stock control and records
  • providing animal care advice, and preparing, delivering, and reviewing animal care education programs
  • may perform diagnostic laboratory tests
  • may act as receptionist, accept payments and undertake clerical work

Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below. In Australia: AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3) In New Zealand: NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3) At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Occupations in this Group

  • 361311 Veterinary Nurse