Avian Vet Nurses

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Head Nurse Georgie
Cert IV Veterinary Nursing (currently completing)

Georgie joined our team at the start of 2016. She is currently completing her Cert IV Veterinary Nursing at Box Hill TAFE. Georgie lives with her kitten Mickey and her quaker parrot Alfalfa who were both brought to the clinic as rescue animals. She also shares her home with another cat, Nala, and 3 fish, Fish, Gus and Magicarp.
In her spare time Georgie enjoys exploring Victoria’s bushland, playing the ukulele and baking.
After completing her Cert IV Georgie plans to pursue further studies in the veterinary field.

 

 

 

Nurse Renee
Cert IV Veterinary Nursing (currently completing)

Renee joined our team in mid 2017. She is currently undertaking her second year of her Cert IV Veterinary Nursing at Box Hill TAFE. Renee has always had a passion for every kind of animal and has owned everything from horses to snaked, rabbits, tortoises, dogs and many others! She currently shares her home with a 14 year old British Short Hair named Silky, two fish named Claire and Jamie and an aquatic snail named Angus (who is her favourite).
In her spare time Renee enjoys competing in CrossFit and travelling to the Gold Coast to visit her partner.
Once completing her Cert IV Renee plans to study Zoology and continue her work with exotics and wildlife.

 

 

 

 

 

Nurse Kim
Cert 3 (Animal Technology),
Cert IV (Vet Nursing), Dip Ecotourism

Veterinary Nurse Kim joined Bird-Vet-Melbourne in 2012 after completing her studies in Animal Technology and travelling the world. She has volunteered with many organizations, some of which include; the Bird Department at Melbourne Zoo, Wildlife Victoria, Halls Gap Zoo and the RSPCA. She loves working with all animals, especially birds and has a cheeky Alexandrine Parrot named ‘Yama’. Kim is also a qualified Yoga teacher whose inner energy and calmness are great assets when dealing with tricky situations.

 

Nurse Lily
Cert IV Veterinary Nursing (currently completing)

Lily joined our team in mid 2017. She has just started her Cert IV in Veterinary Nursing through Open Colleges. Lily will be working with us until November this year when she will be starting a new adventure in Queensland.

 

PAST NURSE’S

Jessica
CertIV (Vet Nursing)

Qualified Veterinary Nurse Jessica has been at the specialist Avian Veterinary clinic since late 2011 and like the other bird vet nurses at the practice has an interest for birds and other animals and their welfare. Jessica is familiar with working with animals, growing up on a dairy farm in Northern Victoria and enjoys being surrounded by animals, both great and small. Jessica completed her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing at Box Hill Institute of TAFE in 2014.

Nurse Tori

Tori joined our team in November 2016. She is currently completing her Veterinary Nurse Cert IV at Box Hill TAFE. Tori lives with her 2 kittens, Pip and Squeak, they were both rescues. After completing her Cert IV, Tori plans to get involved with pet assisted therapy.

Nurse Jacinta

Jacinta joined our team in 2014 and completed her Cert IV in Veterinary Nursing at Box Hill TAFE in 2015.