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Basic Vet Nurse Job Description

Veterinary Nursing, both as a qualified RVN and as a Student Vet Nurse, involves the following:

  • Training to carry out many practical nursing skills, preparing and assisting for operations and surgical procedures, etc.
  • Showing commitment to client care and offering knowledgeable advice on pet health and welfare.
  • Working with people and animals.
  • Working as a team member.
  • Working under pressure.
  • Being aware that at times this job is not very glamorous.

For further information please see the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and the British Veterinary Nursing Association websites.