Veterinary Assistant (OPS) - Large Animal Hospital

Apply now Job no: 521764
Work type: Temp Part-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Agriculture/Life Science/Vet Medicine, Other
Department:28321000 - VM-HOSPITAL

Classification Title:

Veterinary Assistant (OPS) - Large Animal Hospital

Job Description:

Duties may include, but are not limited to:
• Move, handle and/or restrain patients including loading and unloading from transport.
• Feed, hand walk, graze and groom patients
• Clean stalls and maintain a clean/sanitary and functionally organized clinical service area
• Utilize chemical cleaning and disinfection agents in a safe manner
• Monitor, record and report physical signs of patients
• Maintain supply inventory and replenish stock
• Laundry
• Administer topical treatments and hydrotherapy
• Assist in minor procedures and treatments
• Set up, break down, and clean equipment and exam areas
• Collect Salmonella samples and submit lab requests
• Verify and enter charges into the computerized medical record
• Escort visiting clients
• Admit and Discharge patients
• Collect payments/deposits

Shifts currently available days, nights and weekends.

Expected Salary:

$12-$14/hourly based on experience


Shift differential paid for evenings, nights, and weekends.


Health insurance may be available.

Minimum Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in handling horses is preferred - but will consider experience with other large farm animal species.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

This requisition has been reposted. Previous applicants are still under consideration and need not apply.

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter and resume.

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

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

Health Assessment Required: Yes

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Applications close: Eastern Daylight Time

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