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 full-time, part-time and casual positions available**

  • Challenge and enhance your veterinary skills and knowledge
  • Work with and learn from a highly experienced team with access to Specialists
  • 24/7 hospital with a diverse and interesting case load

The Animal Referral Hospital (ARH) is a well-establish 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. We aim to provide a responsive, comprehensive emergency and referral service to veterinarians, their clients and their patients.

Our flagship hospital in Homebush (Sydney) is now on the lookout for Emergency Veterinarians to join the team. You will ideally be a team player, with a can-do attitude, who thrives in a multi-discipline hospital. You will also be willing to work overnights and every second weekend on a rotating roster.

Please get in touch if you have:

  • Veterinary degree available for registration in NSW
  • Minimum of 1 years’ Emergency experience or a completed emergency internship
  • 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
  • A genuine enjoyment of helping people and their pets when they need us most

Successful candidates will enjoy:

  • A highly motivated, stable and supportive team environment
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Opportunity to work closely with ECC Specialists and interact with other Specialists regularly
  • Competitive remuneration and every second weekend off
  • Continuing education allowance and study leave
  • State-of-the-art facilities

If Emergency is your thing and you are looking to immerse yourself with like-minded professionals, please email your updated CV to recruitment@arhvets.com. Please quote job number ‘HB1903’ in the subject line of your email.

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

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 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 advanced 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: 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

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 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: HB1919

  • Unique and exciting opportunity
  • Work with a leading team of experts
  • Challenging yet supportive and encouraging workplace
  • Excellent remuneration and benefits on offer

About us

The Animal Referral Hospital (ARH) is a well-established and leading 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 Sydney, Gosford, Canberra, Melbourne, Adelaide and Brisbane. Our Homebush (Sydney) location is our flagship hospital, with state of the art facilities and equipment and experienced teams on site, it is a busy and dynamic environment and no day is the same.

The position

This role sits at the very core of our business and is arguably one of the most important.  The Client Relationship Manager plays an integral role in maintaining and developing ARH business and its relationship with referring veterinarians, sponsors and team of specialists.

Day to day, the individual is responsible for being the main source of contact for referring veterinary clinics, attending clinic visits, being proactive in contacting clinics regularly to maintain relationships and explore new opportunities.

Key to your success will be your ability to develop strong relationships with sponsors, GP veterinary clinics and team of specialists.

About you

You are an enthusiastic, dynamic, fun, self-motivated and proactive person.  You enjoy working as a team but also flourish individually.  With a flexible and positive attitude towards work, you’ll fit in nicely with our culture.  This is however a high performing team and you will be expected to have the following skills and experience:

  • Tertiary qualified or equivalent working experience
  • Veterinary/medical industry background will be highly regarded
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact and establish professional strategic relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Be able to think on your feet and respond to customer demands and solve problems
  • Be driven to meet deadlines and promote customer service

 What we can offer

A competitive annual salary plus leave entitlements, continuous education program and other employee benefits will be provided. This is a growing business and for the right candidate ongoing opportunities will present themselves.

If this is the role for you please send through your application to: recruitment@arhvets.com. Please quote job number HB1919 in the subject line of your email.

Kathy Ikonomidis
Group HR Manager
Animal Referral Hospital
250 Parramatta Rd
Homebush NSW 2140

Job number: HB1920

  • Challenge and enhance your existing Veterinary Nursing skills
  • Join a close-knit and mutually supportive team
  • Free on-site parking and close to public transport

About us

The Animal Referral Hospital (ARH) is Sydney’s premier veterinary specialist referral hospital, offering a wide range of services to the public and referring Veterinarians. The Oncology service at Homebush is now recruiting for an experienced Nurse to join the team on a full-time basis in a challenging yet highly rewarding role.

The role

An Oncology (Radiation) Nurse is a valued member of the ARH team. They play a critical role in the direct care of inpatient and outpatient pets with cancer. To ensure success, the successful candidate will be required to work closely and take direction from our Specialist Oncologist and Resident Veterinarians, carrying out duties that include but are not limited to:

  • Laboratory sampling, imaging, chemotherapy and other medical treatments;
  • Sedation and general anaesthesia;
  • Sample and paperwork coordination for pathology laboratories and for studies;
  • In-person and telephone communications with pet owners, staff in-house and at other veterinary practices, pathology laboratories and suppliers;

 About you

  • Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing (or equivalent)
  • Minimum 4 years’ Veterinary Nursing experience, ideally in a Specialist/Referral environment
  • Sound knowledge and experience in advanced anaesthetic monitoring and management
  • Outstanding interpersonal communication and team skills
  • Confident animal handling skills
  • Genuine interest in Oncology (radiation) therapy and committed to longevity in the role
  • Passion for delivering consistently high standards of patient care
  • Impeccable attention to detail at all times with an inbuilt habit of cross-checking work
  • Self-motivation with the ability to organise and prioritise workload
  • Experience in demonstrating professionalism and dedication during highs and lows
  • Experience working with cytotoxic substances desireable but not essential
  • Experience in using Rx Works and Smart flow desireable but not essential
  • Full NSW drivers licence

 Benefits and Perks

  • Varied and interesting case load
  • Ongoing learning and development
  • Enjoy long-term relationships with patients and clients
  • Be a part of regular service meetings and updates
  • Access to a wide range of services in a large hospital
  • 24/7 Reception staff and Animal Attendants allowing you to really focus on your role
  • Large, supportive and highly experienced team of Nurses to network with
  • State-of-the-art facilities
  • Above award rates and shift loadings applicable
  • Continuing Education Allowance as well as regular in-house seminars

To apply

If this sounds like your next role, please apply by emailing your updated CV to recruitment@arhvets.com. Please quote job number ‘HB1920’ in the subject of your email. Applicants must have at least two valid references.

Contact

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

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