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Qualified Veterinary Nurse

Hiring Organization:
International Primate Rescue

Date Posted:
2013-11-18

Position Description:
Daily monitoring of all primates

Management of any health issues (medications, additional feeding etc)

Observations, if necessary

Record keeping

Research, if necessary

Accompany primates to the vet

Vaccinations & de-worming of all primates

Management of a diabetic Mona monkey including insulin injections daily, glucose curves & diet monitoring

All long term volunteers are required to do morning feeds on a rota basis and evening wash up if we are short staffed.

From time to time, when the sanctuary is under pressure (new arrivals etc), you may be asked to do other duties if it does not interfere with the duties outlined above

Microscope Must be fully competent in performing routine fecal exams, and knowledgeable in all aspects of veterinary parasitology. You may be the only person on site with these skills so be prepared to be self-motivated in researching and expanding the laboratory portion of our future clinic.

Qualifications/Experience:
All applicants are required to have a qualification in Veterinary Nursing and must be able to provide at least two references, along with a copy of their academic certificate.

Our Veterinary Nurse will be motivated, hard-working, driven and will be a good team player

Salary/funding:
Voluntary position

Support provided for internship/volunteer positions (travel, meals, lodging):
You will receive a monthly food allowance of around 1000 Rand per month and will receive free accommodation

Term of Appointment:
Minimum of 1 year with 1 months probationary period

Application Deadline:
January 2014 - a successful candidate may be appointed earlier.

Contact Information:
Sue Mousley
Plot 20, Boundary Road
Kromdraai PO BOX 0120
South Africa

Telephone Number:
+27152636585

Website:
http://www.iprescue.org

E-mail Address:
volunteer@iprescue.org

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