Bear at BEAR SANCTUARY Ninh Binh

veterinary Nurse (m/f/d)

Fulltime | 40 hours per week | BEAR SANCTUARY Ninh Binh, close to Cuc Phuong National Park, Vietnam


FOUR PAWS is the global animal welfare organisation for animals under human influence, which reveals suffering, rescues animals in need and protects them. Find out more about our sustainable campaigns and projects on

You would like to contribute to something meaningful and work with us along our mission? This is your chance. We are looking for dedicated people to enrich our team.  

Your contribution will be:

  • Supporting the lead veterinarian with all duties relating to the daily veterinary work and health management of rescued bile bears and, on occasion, other species
  • Monitoring animals under anesthesia during veterinary health exams, surgery, dentistry, and other procedures, including taking samples administering medication and taking protocols
  • Preparing veterinary equipment and supplies for procedures including anesthesia, surgery, radiology, ultrasonography, routine and emergency examinations, animal rescues and transport
  • Providing care for bears in quarantine, hospitalised bears, or those on den rest for medical reasons
  • Performing laboratory work such as, coproscopy, cytology, and blood work
  • Maintaining the veterinary clinic to a high level of hygiene, as well as managing stock inventory and ordering


Your profile ideally illustrates:

  • Veterinary nursing degree
  • Nursing experience with wildlife species is preferable but not essential
  • For visa applicants, a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience is required
  • Highly motivated, diligent and with exceptional attention to detail
  • High level of responsibility and personal drive
  • Dedication and passion for animal welfare and FOUR PAWS values and issues


Our offer includes:

  • The opportunity to truly contribute to global animal welfare
  • A multinational team with the spirit of being ONE FOUR PAWS
  • A dynamic and pleasant working environment in a motivated team
  • Occasional business travel
  • An animal friendly workplace with a dynamic and pleasant job environment
  • A modern leadership culture and promotion of training measures
  • An annual return flight, accommodation in BEAR SANCTUARY Ninh Binh, work permit, and visa to Vietnam

We are dedicated to the principles of equal opportunity, diversity, and plurality.

Be part of a good cause and apply for your next professional challenge with your cover letter and CV in English as well as your salary requirements to:


Contact Us

Mrs. Tran Thi Thanh Hien, Operations Manager

Phone: +84-98 9322831; Mobile: +84 (0)964867583

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