The University of Florida, Large Animal Surgery Service is recruiting for a Large Animal Veterinary Treatment Technician I/II- (CARE) to help provide Inpatient and Emergency care for horses (primarily) but may include goats, alpacas, llamas, bovine, and, occasionally, exotic patients. If you are a strong communicator with an interest in developing your patient care and nursing skills - we may be the opportunity you are looking for to advance your career. Starting salary commiserate based on education and experience
At the University of Florida, we place a high value on the role our nurses play in helping clinicians train the next generation of veterinary students. As a member of our nursing staff, you will play an instrumental role in instructing veterinary students in technical skills and performing medical treatments and procedures as directed by our veterinarians
Individuals should genuinely care about people and animals, be outgoing, enthusiastic, and a team player
We offer a wide range of excellent benefits to our employees in addition to providing exceptional facilities for providing patient care. As an academic teaching hospital, we are fortunate to have access to the latest innovations in veterinary healthcare.
This is a full-time, benefited position and is considered essential personnel. This position requires a post-offer health assessment.
Certification or licensure as a veterinary technician is preferred, but not required.
Typically schedules consist of working five 8-hour shifts or four 10-hour shifts per workweek. Will be assigned to a primary shift, generally: Day shift, Evening Shift, or Night Shift. Reassignment to a different primary shift, rotating shifts, split shifts, and extended shifts may be required and assigned depending on hospital needs. Assigned days may vary Sunday through Saturday, weekends and holidays included. This position also requires working alternate shifts, holidays, weekends, or “on-call duty.”
This individual is considered essential personnel which may include reporting to work during Main Campus closures.