Nursing Team

  • Nicki Mokhiza
    Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing

    Nicki is one of our senior nurses. She has been a qualified vet nurse for over 10 years now. Nicki started working at Kippax Veterinary Hospital in 2007 after a three month adventure in South Africa. Nicki met her husband while in South Africa and they now have a beautiful little boy, born in Decemeber 2009. Nicki first started working at our clinic at the beginning of 2012. Nicki's family has several horses and she has competed in endurance riding (long-distance) for the past 20 years. She also enjoys playing volleyball, polocross and making jewellery.

  • Sonna Schramm
    Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing

    Sonna is our head nurse. In 2007 Sonna joined our Jerrabomberra Veterinary Hospital, and completed her certificate IV in veterinary nursing in 2008. Sonna enjoys working on her continuing education, ensuring she is keeping up to date with new practices, and nursing ideas for our team along the way. Sonna tries to visit the preschool once yearly to discuss with children about animal safety and caring for them, this putting her animals and love for children together. When Sonna isn't looking after all the Jerrabomberra animals she is spending time with her husband Steve, her little boy Cody, who shares her love of animals with her, he is always willing to visit at work and met the new animal visitors and give them a much needed cuddle, and her pets Teddy the shihtzu and Munchkins her rescued cat. Outside of work Sonna's interests are camping, motor bike riding, and cooking.

  • Kim Birchell
    Certificate IV Veterinary Nursing

    Grew up in Sydney, but has lived in Hong Kong and Perth but now calls Canberra home with her family. Kim has worked in administration roles for many years and holds a bachelor of business marketing. Wanting a career change Kim completed her certificate IV in veterinary nursing in 2019 and enjoys all aspects of the job. When Kim is not in the practice with your fur babies she spends time with her hubby, 3 boys and her border collie Sally.

  • Caitlin Fyle
    Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing

    Caitlin hails from Queensland, and finished school in 2013. Since then she began studying animation and digital design before discovering her passion for vet nursing. Caitlin is still working on finishing her certificate four through Open Colleges. Caitlin has a Standardbred horse called Summer, two malamutes and two cats. Caitlin sells traditional and digital art as a hobby and enjoys making pastries. Caitlin’s favourite things about vet nursing are helping animals and learning about different animals and the different care they require.


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