Multi-Service Veterinary 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:28311000 - VM-HOSPITAL

Classification Title:

Veterinary Technician I/II (CARE)

Job Description:

The University of Florida Small Animal Hospital is looking for a skilled veterinary technician to join our multi-service team providing nursing support to our specialty services including the emergency and critical care areas.  Staff in this role perform a wide variety of nursing and technical skill and communicate with clients and staff throughout the hospital in our fast paced teaching and learning environment. 

An individual in this position must possess excellent communication skills and be proactive in determining the needs of the hospital.  They should enjoy learning new things and can adapt quickly to a changing environment.  Successful applicants have a good base knowledge of veterinary medicine and express a positive attitude in their daily work, communicating effectively and demonstrating critical thinking and professionalism. 

This is a full-time, benefited position and is considered essential personnel. A post-offer education verification, background check, and health assessment are required.

Normal work schedule is between the hours of 8am-5pm Monday thought Friday, but schedule may change due to shift coverage and may require working earlier than 8:00 am or later than 5:00 pm.  May be required to work weekends or asked to cover other shifts including overnights with adequate notice.  Will participate in holiday rotation schedule for covering emergency needs. Will be part of the Emergency Response Team and is considered Essential Personnel.

Expected Salary:

Credentialed Tech: $20-$25

Non-credentialed Tech: $18-$22

Minimum Requirements:

Vet Tech I (non-credentialed): High school diploma or equivalent and one year of relevant experience
Vet Tech II (credentialed): Credentialed veterinary technician

Preferred Qualifications:

• Credentialed veterinary technician

Special Instructions to Applicants:

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

This is a CARE position offering limited benefits, including health insurance and paid time off.  When appropriate certifications are achieved, promotional opportunities to a level II title may be available. This position will also become eligible for transition into a TEAMS (staff) salary plan.

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.

This is a time-limited position.

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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