FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES
PRECLINICAL DRUG DEVELOPMENT PLATFORM
VACANCY : VETERINARY NURSE
POSITION NUMBER : P002155
Purpose of the position :
The veterinary nurse will be responsible for the promotion of animal health and will work as caring professional to contribute to the physical and emotional well-
being and study environment of both animals and people.
Diploma in Vet Nursery (Dip. Vet. Nur.) NQF level 6 (Essential)
Perform duties as Veterinary Nurse as stipulated in the scope of practice defined by the South African Veterinary Council
Quality assurance system compliance
Liaison with researchers and technical support
Supervising of the animal care-takers
Assist in specialized animal study techniques
Lab animal housing and routines
Knowledge of hygiene and micro-organisms
Knowledge of hygiene procedures and animal breeding procedures
Quality assurance systems preferably GLP
Handling of animals without help
Computer literacy ( Excel, MS Word)
Demonstration of language proficiency in order to function optimally in the multilingual environments of the NWU.
5 years relevant experience in care of animals is essential.
Hygiene and cleaning of the animal facility.
TOTAL PACKAGE : Market related