Large Animal Hospital Veterinary Treatment Technician I/II (CARE)

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Work type: Staff Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Veteran's Preference Eligible, Veterinary Medicine/Animal Care
Department:28321000 - VM-HOSPITAL

Classification Title:

Large Animal Hospital Veterinary Treatment Technician I/II (CARE)

Job Description:

The University of Florida, Large Animal Hospital is recruiting for a Large Animal Hospital Treatment Technician I/II - (CARE) to help 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.

Expected Salary:

18.00-25.00 per hour

Minimum Requirements:

Veterinary Technician I: High school diploma or equivalent and one year of relevant experience
Veterinary Technician II: Credentialed veterinary technician

Preferred Qualifications:

Certification or licensure as a veterinary technician is preferred, but not required.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

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

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

his 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 the Qualified Positions link on our applicant FAQs page for a list of eligible positions.

Health Assessment Required: Yes; Must be able to lift a minimum of 40 lbs, bend, kneel, pull, push, twist and stand for an extended period of time.


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