OPS Veterinary Technician

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

Classification Title:

OPS Veterinary Technician

Job Description:

The University of Florida Large Animal Hospital is seeking a self-motivated and compassionate part-time veterinary technician to become part of our team.

A successful applicant should be seeking a part-time flexible schedule and enjoy learning new things and can quickly adapt to a changing environment. This person would work, primarily, on-call for nights, weekends, and holidays with additional hours expected to cover staff leave

This is a position that requires a motivated, well-organized and caring individual with experience in treating and handling horses - but may include goats, pigs, alpacas, cattle, sheep, and llama patients.

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. Must live close to the vet school and have reliable transportation to arrive within 30 mins of being called in when scheduled.

Why work for UF? We know you care about your own pets as much as we do our patients, so we offer discounts on treatments and procedures. We encourage you to join our team and grow with us to make a difference.

Expected Salary:


Minimum Requirements:

Must have experience with horses to be considered.

Must be capable of lifting at least 50 pounds and be able to reach overhead, bend, kneel and squat for periods of time to restrain and treat patients

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience as a Veterinary Technician.

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.

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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