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Veterinary Surgery and Anesthesia Nurse (Buzzards Bay and Dennis, MA)

At Cape Cod Veterinary Specialists, we're passionate about what we do and looking for like-minded individuals to join our surgery team in Buzzards Bay and Dennis, MA. As a member of our team, you'll have the chance to utilize your technical skills while continuing to learn and grow your expertise.

About This Role

As an anesthesia and surgery nurse, you'll play a crucial role in the surgical team, supporting doctors and teammates to ensure each patient receives high-quality care from admission to discharge. Basic and advanced skill utilization and applying knowledge and compassion are crucial to this role. You can expect to use or learn skills in pain management, trend changes and system monitoring, anesthesia and induction, and pre-, intra-, and post-op care, and more.

Responsibilities And Functions
• Assist surgeons with appointments and consults
• Collaborate with the specialists on surgical cases
• Oversee and carry out induction, prep, monitoring, and recovery of assigned surgical patients
• Obtain pre and post-operative diagnostics
• Perform pre and post-operative treatments as indicated by the doctors
• Monitor and assist with various ASA-level patients
• Maintain and troubleshoot equipment
• Assist with training of new staff and assist other departments, as needed
• Have the ability to adjust to changes in the environment and handle stress calmly
• Be a team player, have patience, and maintain a positive attitude.
• Be detail-oriented to meet the high level of quality medicine.

Salary, Schedule, and Benefits Include (but are not limited to)
• Includes all shifts, with some holiday, weekend, and on-call hours
• This is a hybrid schedule with shifts in both Buzzards Bay and Dennis, MA.
• The initial training schedule may differ from your permanent shift.
• Sign-on bonus up to $2,500
• Generous compensation based on industry standards
• Paid PTO and holidays
• Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance options
• FSA or HSA options
• Long- and short-term disability options
• 401K
• Generous Continuing Education Program, including VTS training track and doctor mentors
• Advanced Veterinary Nurse Training Program
• Uniform allowance
• Trupanion Pet Insurance with company paid premiums for two team member's pets
• Full-time Veterinary Social Worker on site for employees and clients
• Company Sponsored EAP

Required Qualifications
• One or more years of surgical experience
• Knowledge and understanding of veterinary procedures and diseases related to surgical procedures
• Anesthesia and analgesia experience
• Excellent communication and time management skills
• Ability to apply critical thinking to problem-solving
• Ability to handle multiple tasks
• Lifting and restraint of pets at least 50 pounds and the ability to work on feet most of the day

Preferred Qualifications
• CVT, RVT, or LVT (or ability to obtain within six months) is strongly preferred
• VTS A&A preferred, or desire to achieve
• Advanced anesthesia and analgesia experience

About Cape Cod Veterinary Specialists

Cape Cod Veterinary Specialists (CCVS) is a growing specialty and emergency-critical care hospital in Buzzards Bay and Dennis, MA. With more than 20 specialists across nine specialties, our highly skilled and compassionate team works to ensure pets receive quality, gold-standard medical care. As the only emergency and specialty referral hospital serving Cape Cod and the Islands, CCVS continues to grow to keep up with the needs of our community. We are looking for enthusiastic and experienced veterinary professionals who welcome the challenge of meeting the highest standards for quality and performance while possessing a friendly and positive team-player approach.

Imagine being part of a team that not only values your growth as a professional but also supports it. At CCVS, investing in our employees' development is vital to achieving optimal patient care.

So why not join us and become part of the Cape Cod Veterinary Specialists team? We're proud to be a United Veterinary Care Partner hospital, supporting sustainable, fulfilling careers for our team members while providing the best possible care to our community.

Additional Information

It is required that all applicants who are being considered for employment pass a drug test before beginning work as part of the commitment to maintaining a safe and drug-free environment
Massachusetts USA


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