VN Nurse Awareness Month Profile – Rachel Rigby
Name: Rached Rigby
Title: Student Veterinary Nurse
I have worked at Animal Ark for the last 3 years.
What is the most rewarding thing about this career choice?
Taking care of the inpatients and experiencing new things every day.
What is the best thing about working at Animal Ark?
The best thing about working at Animal Ark is having such a close team environment and a variety of different cases.
What does an average day involve for a student veterinary nurse at Animal Ark? What type of treatments and care does it include?
The average day can include consults, monitoring surgeries, and inpatient care.
How has your role progresses with the practice?
I am now a Student Veterinary Nurse. I feel as though now I am able to apply knowledge to practical skills.
How has your role changed during the pandemic?
I feel as though now we are busier. I have more to do and more responsibilities.
What single most important thing has helped you through these challenging times?
The relationship between the whole team. All of us are very close and help out each other.