Multi-Service Veterinary Technician

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Work type: Staff Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Agriculture/Life Science/Vet Medicine
Department:28311000 - VM-HOSPITAL

Classification Title:

Veterinary Technician I/II

Job Description:

The University of Florida Small Animal Hospital is seeking a veterinary technician to assist a variety of specialty services within the hospital. 

  • This individual should be interested in providing exemplary veterinary care, teaching veterinary students, communicating with a large team, and working with a variety of specialty services. 
  • The successful applicant will be responsible for providing technical assistance including general nursing care, assisting in diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, sample submission and interpretation, and some specialty-specific nursing skills. 
  • The ideal candidate is self-motivated, professional, has strong interpersonal skills, and has a strong desire to develop their skills and knowledge. 
  • This position requires a post-offer health assessment.
Advertised Salary:

$13.00-$17.00 per hour, commensurate with experience

Minimum Requirements:

Veterinary Technician I: High school diploma or equivalent and two years of veterinary experience or one year of veterinary experience and currently enrolled in a veterinary technician program or a graduate of a veterinary technician program.

Veterinary Technician II:Credentialed veterinary technician and four years of veterinary experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, and terminology.
  • Knowledge of the equipment and materials used and their availability and applications.
  • Ability to maintain an effective working environment while in stressful situations.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with employees of various levels and responsibilities.
Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload the following documents:

  • cover letter
  • resume 
  • list of references

This is a CARE position offering limited benefits, including health insurance and paid time off.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (EDT) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required: Yes



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Applications close: Eastern Standard Time

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