ANIMAL HEALTH NURSE
Remuneration: $25 - $30 / hour negotiable based on experience
Job Type: Full Time
Must have a tertiary degree or Diploma in Animal Nursing
Cattle / feedlot experience highly regarded
10 days on / 4 days off roster + accommodation supplied
Start Date: Immediately
Job Description: Our client required a Feedlot Animal Health Nurse to commence work at their Hay based beef cattle feedlot in the Western Riverina region of New South Wales. The key responsibilities of this role are:
To develop and administer animal drug treatment protocols
Coordinate with livestock staff the effective inspection of animals on a daily basis
Liaise with external consultants re diagnosis and treatment of animals where determination of illness is difficult to assess.
Maintain good hygiene standards of the animal hospital and facilities
Maintain stock records of treatments and effective pathways for animal recovery post treatments
Undertake drugs and stock orders in addition to monthly stock-takes.
Undertake and report on animal deaths; complete and report on animal autopsy’s where required or directed
The successful applicant will have previous livestock experience dealing with large animals, experience coordinating and implementing animal health treatments, a degree or diploma in animal nursing and a high degree of computer literacy. A knowledge of the beef cattle and especially feedlot industry will be highly regarded.
Benefits: Single accommodation supplied / 10 days on, 4 days off roster
Please note that this is a permanent position and not available to Working Holiday Visa Holders.
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