Veterinary Hospitals Anesthesiology Technician I/II

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Work type: Staff Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Agriculture/Life Science/Vet Medicine
Department:28318000 - VM-ANESTHESIOLOGY/PAIN MGT

Classification Title:

Veterinary Hospitals Anesthesiology Technician I/II (CARE)

Job Description:

The AAHA accredited Anesthesia & Pain Management Service is currently hiring veterinary technicians/nurses.  The ideal candidate should have excellent communication and decision making skills with a strong desire to learn and teach. Teamwork and leadership skills are needed to be successful in this role. Our nurse anesthetists are responsible for administrating anesthetics and monitoring patients for all medical and surgical services of the UF Small and Large Animal Hospitals. Duties are performed in various facilities within both hospitals, including operating rooms, our state-of-the-art catheter lab, in conjunction with the Diagnostic Imaging service in the MRI, CT, and radiology suites, and in the dental procedures area of the Primary Care & Dentistry service. The goal of the service is to provide the highest level of patient care with a focus on ensuring  health and comfort during procedures pre, intra, and post-operatively.

Technicians assist with protocols, provide sedation and anesthesia to patients, and play a significant role in instructing veterinary students, fellow technicians/nurses, and other hospital personnel in the administration of these anesthetics along with the proper use of the anesthesia equipment. The ability to work with all services of both the Small and Large Animal Hospitals gives technicians/nurses the opportunity to provide care to a myriad of species including canines, felines, equines, and various exotics species. Overall, the UF Veterinary Hospitals are seeking technicians/nurses who are looking for an opportunity to specialize in veterinary anesthesia and pain management as a long-term career choice. We provide a mentoring program for those seeking their Specialty.

This is a full time benefited line that also requires taking on-call once fully trained.  

Advertised Salary:

$14.00 to $17.00 per hour, commensurate with experience.

Minimum Requirements:

Technician I: High school diploma or equivalent and two years of veterinary experience or graduate of a veterinary technology program.

Technician II: Certification or licensure as a Veterinary Technician and two years of experience working as a veterinary technician providing surgical and/or anesthesia support.

Preferred Qualifications:

Prefer CVT license.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

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

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • List of references

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

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

This position is eligible for veteran’s preference. If you are claiming veteran’s preference, please upload a copy of your DD 214 Member Copy 4 with your application for consideration. See our Veteran's Preference Page  for more specific information.

Health Assessment Required: Yes

Advertised: Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Eastern Daylight Time

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