2023-08-23 14:48:55

Equine Clinic veterinary nurse

CVKeskus.ee klient

Job Description

The Estonian University of Life Sciences Equine Clinic is looking for


  • Be part of Estonia's only Equine Teaching Hospital located in the beautiful city of Tartu!
  • Experienced medicine specialists, surgeons, nurses, and support people working with you.
  • The position is Full-time and entails working in the clinic during the week (Monday to Friday 7.30am-4pm) and after-hours. The working hours are schedule-based.

Assignments include:

  • assisting the veterinarian during procedures in or outside the clinic;
  • routine care of hospitalized patients;
  • administering treatments as instructed by the veterinarian;
  • making sure that the clinic looks clean and presentable;
  • laboratory analyses;
  • on-calls during the nights, holidays, and weekends according to the schedule;
  • administrative duties for the equine clinic;
  • work in conjunction with the receptionist;
  • other task requested by the head of the clinic involving clinical, non-clinical and administrative duties of the equine clinic.


We are looking for someone who:

  • *have prior experience working with horses (essential);
  • have a very good knowledge of English;
  • have the ability to endure long working hours, handle stress and cope well in a fast-paced environment;
  • have good communication skills and ability to work well in a team.

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, reliable and a team player with the ability to operate efficiently in a busy clinical environment and work to a very high clinical standard. Experience working with horses is mandatory. You will be exposed to all types of equine veterinary practice: hospitalized patients, equine surgical procedures (both GA and standing surgery), reproductive services and intensive care nursing including foals.

Company offers

We are offering:

  • an interesting and routine free work in a modern work environment;
  • the necessary training to perform the role;
  • an opportunity to improve your clinical skills with horses;
  • the possibility to progress from Nurse I to Nurse II and then Senior Veterinary Nurse;
  • annual vacation duration 35 calendar days.

Additional information

If you are interested, please send your CV and motivational letter in English OR in Estonian by January 8th 2024 the latest.
The position will become available from February 5th 2024.
Only selected candidates will be contacted for an in-person interview