Animal Referral Hospital Homebush

Employment

At ARH Homebush we are always looking for enthusiastic, caring and competent team members to join our growing hospital. Vacant positions are listed below.

If you are interested in working with us, please send your CV to recruitment@arhvets.com.

Job Number: HB1911

  • Work with a leading provider of specialist and emergency veterinary care
  • Challenging yet supportive environment
  • Strong opportunities for career development and progression
  • Excellent remuneration and benefits (including relocation package)

The Animal Referral Hospital (ARH) is a leading provider of small animal specialist and emergency hospitals around Australia. We have hospitals in Homebush, Sydney – New South Wales, Brisbane – Queensland, Gosford – New South Wales, Melbourne – Victoria, Adelaide – South Australia and Canberra – Australia Capital Territory. ARH employs over 500 staff, offers a wide range of specialist services and provides 24-hour emergency and critical care facilities at its various locations across Australia.

We are a rapidly growing business and are currently seeking Specialists to work in a number of roles. Opportunities exist in:

  • Surgery
  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiology
  • Emergency and Critical Care
  • Neurology
  • Dermatology
  • Avian & Exotics
  • Ophthalmology
  • Oncology – Medical & Radiation
  • Imaging

As well as working with some of Australia’s leading specialists you will also have access to advanced equipment such as CT, high field MRI and linear accelerator.

If you are interested in discussing opportunities within the ARH group, or for a confidential conversation, please contact Dr Sarah Goldsmid – Specialist Surgeon or Kathy Ikonomidis – HR Manager.

Dr Sarah Goldsmid
Specialist Surgeon | Director
Ph: +61 2 9758 8666
E: s.goldsmid@arhvets.com


Kathy Ikonomidis
Group Human Resources Manager
Ph: +61 2 9758 8666
E: k.ikonomidis@arhvets.com

Job Number: HB1903

Permanent and Casual opportunities

  • State of the art facilities
  • Experienced and supportive team
  • Close to public transport and free on-site parking available

The Animal Referral Hospital (ARH) is a well-established group of specialist veterinary hospitals. We offer a wide range of specialist services and provide 24-hour emergency and critical care through our facilities in NSW, ACT, VIC, QLD and SA. ARH aims to provide a responsive, comprehensive emergency and referral service to veterinarians, their clients and their patients. We provide high professional and clinical standards, which are tempered with genuine care and compassion.

We are currently searching for an Emergency Veterinarian to join our Emergency and Critical Care (ECC) team. The ideal candidate will be energetic, positive and someone who thrives in a busy, multi-discipline hospital environment. The ECC Veterinarian will rotate through day, night and evening shifts. Flexibility around hours is essential.

Essential attributes

  • Right to work in Australia
  • A minimum of 3-5 years’ experience as a veterinarian
  • Veterinary degree available for registration in NSW
  • Willingness to work hard, lead by example and be part of our team
  • Ability to remain calm and show compassion in stressful situations
  • Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, pet owners and referring veterinarians

Desirable attributes

  • Experience in an emergency hospital environment
  • A genuine enjoyment of helping people and their pets when they need us most

What we can offer

A highly competitive salary, every second weekend off, 4 weeks annual leave, 1 week paid study leave (including an allowance), regular tutorials, case discussion, in-house seminars, working closely with ECC specialists and interaction with specialists in all departments. We have a stable group of excellent veterinarians and nurses, many of whom have been with us long-term, and we are focused on providing career pathways and professional development for all our team members.

To apply, please submit your application including CV to ARH Recruitment at recruitment@arhvets.com with the job number ‘HB1903’ in the subject of your email.

Job Number: HB1901

The Animal Referral Hospital (ARH) is a well-established group of specialist veterinary hospitals. We offer a wide range of specialist services and provide 24-hour emergency and critical care through our facilities in NSW, ACT, VIC, QLD and SA. Services offered in our hospitals include internal medicine, surgery, oncology, ophthalmology, dermatology, behavioural medicine, exotics and avian, diagnostic imaging, emergency and critical care, and physiotherapy.

We are currently recruiting for a Specialist Surgery Nurse to join the team. The position will start off as a Maternity leave contract with the potential to be permanent. The position is full-time including some weekend work as we have a number of different rostered shift times, with overtime sometimes being required.

Essential Attributes

  • Cert IV in Veterinary Nursing and at least 4 years nursing experience
  • Sounds knowledge and experience in anaesthetic monitoring and management
  • Desire to further their career in veterinary nursing
  • Passion for surgery
  • Enthusiastic and honest personality
  • High standard and attention to detail
  • Is able to work in a team and is also self-motivated

Desireable Attributes

  • Specialist surgical and theatre nursing
  • Patient ventilation
  • Radiology (including CT & MRI imaging)
  • IV catheter placement and fluid therapy
  • Taking blood and using in-house lab equipment
  • Intensive care patient monitoring
  • Surgical patient care and treatments
  • Cleaning and autoclaving of surgical instruments and specialised surgical equipment

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to join a busy team, who is dedicated to providing the highest standard of nursing and patient care. The successful candidate will receive ongoing training and pay commensurate to experience.

If this sounds like your next role, please send your updated CV including a cover letter to recruitment@arhvets.com. Please quote job number ‘HB1901’ in the subject of your email. Applicants are encouraged to visit our website www.arhvets.com for more information about ARH.

Job Number: HB1906

  • Work/Life balance
  • Free onsite parking and close to public transport
  • Committed to providing the highest quality patient care

The Animal Referral Hospital (ARH) is a well-established and leading group of specialist & emergency veterinary hospitals. We offer a wide range of specialist services and provide 24-hour emergency and critical care through our facilities. Our Homebush (Sydney) facility is our flagship hospital, being one of the largest in Australia, equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and experienced teams on site. It is a busy environment where no two days are the same.

We are currently looking for cleaners to join the team. They will be reliable, hard-working and dedicated to high standards of work and a focus on detail. The role will be responsible for cleaning the hospital from top to bottom (indoors and outdoors), and maintaining a hazard free environment for patients, staff and visitors.

Essential Attributes

  • Demonstrated experience in cleaning in a hospital, veterinary, commercial or industrial environment
  • Previous experience with infectious disease control
  • Comfortable being around animals of all shapes and sizes
  • Experience in cleaning with hospital-grade chemicals for the best results
  • Safely operate commercial cleaning equipment
  • Willingness to work hard and go above and beyond minimum cleaning requirements
  • Possess a high level of attention to detail
  • Works well independently
  • Demonstrated verbal communication skills and able to follow directions
  • Right to work in Australia
  • No criminal record

The successful candidate will be able to work a 7 day roster, including weekends and public holidays with the flexibility to work morning, afternoon and night shifts as required according to patient flow needs.

To apply, please send your updated CV to recruitment@arhvets.com quoting job number ‘HB1906’ in the subject line of your email.

Only applicants who are successful to interviews will be contacted.

Job Number: HB1908

  • 24/7 Emergency and Specialist animal hospital in Homebush NSW
  • Demonstrate your ECC skills in a supportive environment
  • Free on-site parking available and close to public transport

The Animal Referral Hospital is a 24-hour per day, 7 days per week, dedicated emergency and critical care (ECC) service. The service is staffed by specialists in ECC, emergency veterinarians, experienced emergency nurses, animal attendants and reception staff 24 hours. The service provides continuous care for our critical patients, as well as streamlined emergency admissions 24/7.

ARH is currently recruiting for experienced Emergency and Critical Care Nurses to join the team. There are various shifts available so we are open to considering both permanent and casual arrangements. To be considered for this role, candidates must have:

Essential Attributes

  • Minimum 4 years’ nursing experience in a busy general practice
  • Certificate IV in veterinary nursing or equivalent
  • Availability to work overnights, weekends and/or public holidays
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to work efficiently and multi-task
  • Friendly, easy going nature with a strong work ethic
  • Demonstrate consistently high quality of patient care even in busy conditions
  • Willingness to assist with short-notice shift cover, from time to time, if required
  • Excellent communication skills

Desirable Attributes

  • Diploma of Veterinary Nursing (Emergency and Critical Care)
  • Experience in monitoring critical and ventilated patients
  • Sound knowledge and experience in anaesthetic monitoring and management
  • Previous experience in an emergency or specialist hospital
  • Knowledge of RX works, Smartflow and Idexx blood machines

ARH provides a high level of professional and clinical care to patients. The successful candidate will be surrounded by like-minded people who value team work and having a laugh along the way. This is an excellent opportunity for experienced Vet Nurses looking for their next challenge or change of environment.

To apply, please forward your updated resume and cover letter to recruitment@arhvets.com, quoting job ad number HB1908.

Job Number: HB1909

The Animal Referral Hospital (ARH) is a well-established referral-only small animal hospital. It offers a wide range of specialist services and provides 24-hour emergency and critical care through its facilities in Homebush, Baulkham Hills, Gosford and Canberra. The ARH Homebush is offering a surgical internship commencing March 2019.

Small Animal Surgery Internship

 The intern will work with our team of five surgeons including Small Animal Surgery Specialists, Senior Surgical Registrars, and Surgical Resident. They will also have close involvement with our other departments (medicine, oncology, dentistry, ophthalmology, exotics, imaging, physiotherapy and behavioural medicine). He/she will assist in surgical procedures and be closely involved in the assessment, diagnosis and post operative care of a diverse variety of challenging surgical cases. The successful applicant will also spend time working within the emergency/critical care department as a primary accession clinician. Facilities at the hospital include radiology, endoscopy, fluoroscopy, ultrasound, ECG, in house lab facilities, on site CT and MRI (Sydney practice). Radiation therapy is also available.

Interns are expected to participate in daily rounds, regular inter-practice journal club meetings and case presentations. They will be encouraged to complete a published work during their internship and will be supported in the completion of ANZCVS surgery membership examination.

This internship offers an outstanding opportunity for a highly motivated, hardworking, experienced and professional individual to work and learn in a busy and friendly referral hospital. There may be opportunities to work at any of our other sites during the 18 months. Candidates must be eligible for veterinary registration in NSW, have at least 1 year of clinical experience, excellent communication skills and a strong knowledge base on which to build. The position includes 4 weeks annual leave and 1 week study leave.  Applicants must be eligible to work in Australia.

To apply, please send your updated CV to recruitment@arhvets.com. Your application should include a letter stating the reasons for seeking the internship and the name and contact details of three referees with at least one from an academic and one from a practice/clinical background. Please quote job number ‘HB1909’ in the subject of your email.

Kathy Ikonomidis
Group HR Manager
The Animal Referral Hospital
250 Parramatta Rd
Homebush NSW 2140
E: recruitment@arhvets.com
P: 02 9758 8666

Job Number: HB1910

  • Exciting and unique opportunity
  • Above award rates
  • Free parking on-site and close to public transport

The Animal Referral Hospital (ARH) is a leading group of veterinary hospitals offering a wide range of specialist services and providing 24-hour emergency and critical care throughout our facilities in NSW, ACT, SA and QLD. Services offered in our hospitals include internal medicine, surgery, oncology, ophthalmology, dermatology, behavioural medicine, exotics and avian, diagnostic imaging, emergency and critical care, and physiotherapy.

We currently have an opportunity available for an experienced Veterinary Nurse, with an interest in Ophthalmology. The position will initially start off as a maternity leave contract with the potential for extension or permanency for the right candidate. Whether the role is part-time or full-time is open for discussion however it will require some flexibility around hours dependant on the needs of the service.

This position will work under the guidance of our Specialist Ophthalmologist and more broadly within our team vet and nursing staff. The successful candidate will be someone who is confident yet focused, observant with a strong eye for detail, and the ability to think quickly and take direction as required.

Essential Attributes:

  • Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing and/or Bachelor in Applied Science (Veterinary Technology) degree or equivalent
  • Sound knowledge and experience in anaesthetic monitoring and management is absolutely essential
  • Minimum 4 years’ nursing experience in a busy veterinary clinic
  • Experience in preparing prescriptions and communicating discharge instructions to clients
  • Experience in radiology, IV catheter placement and fluid therapy, patient ventilation
  • Experience in specialist surgical and theatre nursing
  • Experience in surgical patient care and treatment and intensive care patient monitoring.

Desireable Attributes:

  • Previous experience working in an Emergency and/or referral hospital
  • Previous Ophthalmology nursing experience highly desireable
  • Knowledge of Rx Works and Smartflow

ARH offers state-of-the-art facilities in a large hospital with highly motivated, hardworking professionals. Someone who enjoys continuous learning and is passionate about their work will benefit greatly from this opportunity.

To apply, please send your updated CV to recruitment@arhvets.com, quoting the job number ‘HB1910’ in the subject line of your email. Please address applications to:

Kylie Snerling
Nurse Manager
The Animal Referral Hospital
250 Parramatta Road
Homebush NSW 2140

Applications will remain open until suitable candidate is appointed.

Job number: HB1915

  • Kick start your career in Internal Medicine
  • Work with a leading team of specialists in our flagship hospital
  • Challenging, supportive and encouraging workplace
  • Excellent remuneration and benefits on offer

About us

The Animal Referral Hospital (ARH) is a well-established group of specialist veterinary hospitals. We offer a wide range of specialist services and provide 24-hour emergency and critical care through our facilities in NSW, ACT, QLD, VIC and SA. The Animal Referral Hospital at Homebush is supported by a range of specialist services including internal medicine; surgery; oncology; ophthalmology; behavioural medicine; exotics and avian; diagnostic imaging; and emergency and critical care. Our team is supported by the latest equipment including in house diagnostic laboratory, radiography, ultrasound, fluoroscopy, digital endoscopy, ECG, CT, MRI and stereotactic radiation.

Due to our rapidly expanding organisation we now have an exciting opportunity for ambitious and dynamic individuals to take on a Medicine Internship commencing in May 2019.

The role

You will work predominantly under the guidance and mentorship of our internal medicine specialists, as well as more broadly within our team of professional veterinarians and expert nursing staff. You will also have close involvement with our other departments.

Interns are expected to participate in daily rounds, journal club meetings and case presentations. They will be encouraged to complete a published work during their internship and will be supported in the completion of ANZCVS medicine membership examination.

What we can offer

This internship offers an outstanding opportunity for a highly motivated, hardworking, experienced and professional individual to work and learn in a busy and friendly referral hospital team. It provides the perfect opportunity for individuals wishing to pursue future specialist training in small animal medicine, preparation for ANZCVS small animal medicine membership examinations or to simply expand their knowledge and experience for general practice. Previous ARH interns have continued on to residency positions worldwide.

Requirements

Candidates must be eligible for veterinary registration at least in NSW, have at least 1-2 years of clinical experience, excellent communication skills and a strong knowledge base on which to build. The position includes 4 weeks annual leave and 1 week study leave.

Applications close 30th March 2019 and should include curriculum vitae, a letter stating the reasons for seeking the internship and the name and contact details of three referees with at least one from an academic and one from a practice/clinical background.

Belinda Tonna
HR Officer
The Animal Referral Hospital
250 Parramatta Rd
Homebush NSW 2140
E: recruitment@arhvets.com
W: www.arhvets.com.au

Job number: HB1916

  • Work with and learn from a highly experienced team
  • Challenging, supportive and encouraging workplace
  • Free on-site parking and close to public transport

About us

The Animal Referral Hospital (ARH) is a well-established and fast-growing group of specialist veterinary hospitals. We offer a wide range of specialist services and provide 24-hour emergency and critical care through our facilities across Australia.

The opportunity has opened up for 2 x Nurses to join our Medicine team on a full-time basis in our hospital at Homebush. This is an excellent opportunity for experienced Nurses looking to expand their knowledge; supporting specialists in the field as they treat a wide range of cases such as gastrointestinal disease (including liver, pancreas and bowel disease); cardiac and respiratory disease; endocrine problems (such as diabetes and thyroid disease); kidney and liver; immune system; and joint disease.

About you

You will have great communication, organisation and time management skills and have a passion for outcomes, patient care and excellent clinical service. You will enjoy working as a team but also flourish individually. With a great sense of humour, flexible and positive attitude towards work, you’ll fit in nicely with our culture.  As this is a high performing team, you will also have the following skills and experience.

Essential attributes

  • Certificate IV (or equivalent) in Veterinary Nursing
  • Minimum 4 years’ Veterinary Nursing experience in referral or emergency practice
  • Passion for Internal Medicine and Critical Care Medicine
  • Is enthusiastic and self-motivated
  • Is able to work well within a team
  • Exceptional small animal handling abilities
  • Underpinning knowledge of medical diseases and conditions
  • Consistently demonstrates high quality patient care

Desirable attributes

  • Experience in monitoring critical and ventilated patients
  • Knowledge of RX works, Smartflow and Idexx blood machines
  • Hold or be willing to obtain the diploma in veterinary nursing
  • Familiarity with specialty medicine diagnostic procedures

To apply

Please forward your updated resume and cover letter to recruitment@arhvets.com, quoting job number HB1916. Applications should be addressed to:

Belinda Tonna
HR Officer
Animal Referral Hospital
www.arhvets.com.au

Job Number: HB1914

The Animal Referral Hospital in Homebush is currently recruiting for an experienced, enthusiastic individual to step into the position of Customer Care Manager. This is a pivotal role in the hospital, managing a close-knit team of Receptionists and leading the delivery of excellent customer service to internal and external stakeholders.

The key duties and responsibilities of this role include:

  • Reception roster management
  • Hospital protocols and procedures
  • Client service and complaint liaison
  • Relevant WHS & Risk management
  • Reception stock and supply management
  • Equipment maintenance and management
  • Building and facilities liaison
  • General Reception and administration duties
  • Assisting with people management responsibilities including recruitment and selection, onboarding, training and development, grievance handling, etc.

In order to fulfil these duties, we are searching for an individual that possesses the below attributes as a minimum:

  • A minimum of 2 years’ Reception and/or Administration experience in the Veterinary industry
  • Previous experience in leading a team
  • Knowledge of Rx Works and solid understanding of veterinary terminology
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise workload and problem-solve in an efficient manner
  • Ability to work in a team and autonomously as required
  • Resilience with the ability to remain calm during highs and lows
  • Willingness to learn, take ownership of the role and demonstrate effective leadership qualities.

This is a challenging yet rewarding career opportunity. With support from the Admin team, the successful candidate will take pride in ensuring there is smooth and sustained high quality patient service and care. Internal and external training is encouraged. Pay is commensurate to experience.

To apply, please email your updated CV including a cover letter outlining your interest and suitability in this role to recruitment@arhvets.com. Applications will remain open until a suitable candidate is appointed.

Belinda Tonna
HR Officer
The Animal Referral Hospital
250 Parramatta Rd
Homebush NSW 2140

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