OPS Large Animal On-Call Technician

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Work type: Temp Part-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Agriculture/Life Science/Vet Medicine
Department:28321000 - VM-HOSPITAL

Classification Title:

OPS Large Animal On-Call Technician

Job Description:

As a member of our nursing staff, working in a unit that is open 24/7, you will perform medical treatments and procedures under the supervision of senior staff. In addition to strong communication and technical skills, this person must be proficient in equine handling and monitoring. Must live close to the vet school and have reliable transportation to arrive within 30 minutes of being called in when scheduled.

Duties include but are not limited to:
• Assists inpatient medical evaluation and performs patient observations, monitoring, administers medications/treatments and recording in the patient medical record. Collects, prepares, and submits lab
samples, captures, and inputs fees for materials and services.
• Assist professional staff in performing critical and intensive care or life-sustaining emergency care, diagnostic services, blood collection, and fluid administration as directed. Prepares rations to meet dietary
needs of hospitalized patients.
• Maintains a supply inventory and replenishes stock within the assigned areas and will maintain a clean/sanitary and organized clinical service area.
• Assists with gathering and recording information, the management of after-hours admissions and discharges, visitor policies, and emergency call-ins.
• Set up, clean, and ensure proper storage of equipment.

Expected Salary:

$12.00 hourly

Minimum Requirements:

Must have experience with horses to be considered. Must be capable of lifting at least 50 – 100 pounds and be able to bend, kneel and squat for periods of time to restrain and treat patients.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience as a Veterinary Technician.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Must provide a resume, cover letter, and references to be considered.

This is a time-limited position.

This position has been reposted. Previous applicants are still under consideration and need not reapply.

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

Health Assessment Required: Yes

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Applications close: Eastern Daylight Time

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