Farley - Qualified Veterinary Nurse - Perth, WA, Australia

Laura Farley

Perth, WA, Australia

Services

Qualified Veterinary Nurse

  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time
  • Contract
  • Temp

Summary:

During my work employment and work experience I assisted with identifying different species and breeds, identify and confirm animals, catch/retrieve and transport animals safely, assist with physical examinations and record findings, assisted with stock takes, received, unpacked and stored drug and food orders, Various reception duties, admissions, discharges, schedule surgery and clinic appointments, adding new clients and patients to the computer, clinic correspondence – reminders, weighing, bathing, exercising, feeding, storing different foods correctly and the monitoring & recording on daily charts. The surgical aspect I assisted with include cleaning the surgical suite before, between and after surgeries, providing support to the vet – gloves, gown pack, instruments, drapes open aseptically, cleaning and maintain surgical equipment, preparing surgical instruments and linen for sterilization, post operative care patient care – clean up animal and transfer to recovery area after surgery, observe and record vital signs, observe for signs of pain, prepare procedure equipment – needles, syringes, clippers, worming, vaccinations etc, assist with anaesthesia set up – prepare anaesthetic machine and equipment, Assist with induction of anaesthesia, perform surgical clip of patient, perform scrub of surgical site, monitor patient under anaesthesia, extubate and monitor patients recovery, set up equipment and restrain patient of IV catheter placement and IV fluids, prepare dental equipment, complete dental charts, assist/perform dental scale and polish, assist with euthanasia, prepare imaging environment, equipment and assist with patient positioning and restraint – ultrasounds, x-rays, ECGs, assist with pathology procedures – prepare equipment and patient, perform basis blood tests, Pre GAs, General Health Profiles, Pact Cell Volume, Snap tests The animals I have cared for have ranged from mice, rabbits, lizards, birds (pelican, owl, magpies), turtles, cats, pigs, chick

Work History

Swanbourne Veterinary Centre

January 2012 - February 2014

January 2012 - February 2014-02-18
Surgery: cleaning the surgical suite before, between and after surgeries, providing support to the vet - gloves, gown pack, instruments, drapes open aseptically, cleaning and maintain surgical equipment, preparing surgical instruments and linen for sterilization, post operative care patient care - clean up animal and transfer to recovery area after surgery, observe and record vital signs, observe for signs of pain, prepare procedure equipment - needles, syringes, clippers, worming, vaccinations etc, assist with anaesthesia set up - prepare anaesthetic machine and equipment, Assist with induction of anaesthesia, perform surgical clip of patient, perform scrub of surgical site, monitor patient under anaesthesia, extubate and monitor patients recovery, set up equipment and restrain patient of IV catheter placement and IV fluids, prepare dental equipment, complete dental charts, assist/perform dental scale and polish, assist with euthanasia, prepare imaging environment, equipment and assist with patient positioning and restraint - ultrasounds, x-rays, ECGs, assist with pathology procedures - prepare equipment and patient, perform basis blood tests, Pre GAs, General Health Profiles, Pact Cell Volume, Snap tests.
Other: identifying different species and breeds, identify and confirm animals, catch/retrieve and transport animals safely, assist with physical examinations and record findings, assisted with stock takes, received, unpacked and stored drug and food orders, Various reception duties, admissions, discharges, schedule surgery and clinic appointments, adding new clients and patients to the computer, clinic correspondence - reminders, weighing, bathing, exercising, feeding, storing different foods correctly and the monitoring & recording on daily charts.

Occasional phone & admin duties

Northern Districts Cattery

January 2011 - January 2012

~January 2011 January 2012
Monitor, weigh & record on daily charts,
Provide food, water, medication & grooming.
Daily cleaning of enclosures,
General cleaning & maintenance of property
Assist with arrivals & departures
Occasional phone & admin duties

IGA

2010 & 2011

Sales Assistant

Brumby's Candlewood

January 2008 - October 2008

Stock fill
Cleaning of Equipment, Appliances and Stock Displays & Presentations

Grocery Assistant/ presentation

Coles Beldon

December 2006 - June 2007

Deli.
Stock Fill
Assisted with check out

Qualifications & Certifications

polytechnic west Bently

Nursing

Polytechnic West Bentley

Polytechnic west Bentley

Companion Animal Services

Swan TAFE

Swan TAFE Bentley

Murdoch Challenger Tafe

Duncraig Senior High School

Camberwarra Primary School

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