13% Above national average
Salary estimated from 6 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months.Last updated: 9 September 2021
Reviews for Veterinary Nurse in The University of Queensland
Extremely productive, rewarding and fun working environment. Personally challenging.
Working in ICU: Arrive at work at 6:45am and update ICU list of patients/ailments for the reception staff; Update whiteboard with patient/student/doctor/ailment information for day staff; Assign 2 nurses onto cases and start morning treatments. Weigh, TPR, medicate, feed, check iv catheters and clean cage/bedding of each patient. Record fluid's received, patient temperament, pain score and any other observations. Help students with holding patients and performing blood collections and various treatments and medications. Clean and restock ICU. Manage any critical patients; monitor blood pressure, ECG, feeding tubes, chest drains, ventilators, oxygen therapy, blood transfusions, Paralysis Tick and Snake antivenom transfusions; Patient/client billing; Updating veterinarians and nurses on ICU cases; Preparing patients for surgery, ultrasound, endoscope, imaging and chemotherapy workup; Recovering patients from surgery and procedures such as dentals and CT; Be constantly prepared for incoming emergencies.
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