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Jobs and Internships

The Small Animal Hospital is seeking new team members to join our team and provide friendly, high quality care to our patients.

A few of our openings in the Small Animal Hospital are highlighted below.  Select the associated link to review additional position information and to apply. To view other positions available at the Veterinary Hospitals, please visit the UF Jobs site.

The Veterinary Hospitals Recruitment Brochure is available here.

Click on the link below to apply via the UF Jobs website or for specific questions in regards to a posting please send inquires to vm-recruiter@vetmed.ufl.edu

 

 

Internships

The 2017-2018 application is now available. Check out details and the admissions process here!

Open Positions

Anesthesia Veterinary Technician I, II, or Specialist

(1 Open Position)

The AAHA accredited Anesthesia & Pain Management service is responsible for administrating anesthetics, and monitoring patients before and after procedures for all medical and surgical services of the Small and Large Animal Hospitals. This goal of this service is to provide the highest level of patient care with a focus on ensuring  health and comfort pre-, intra-, and post-operatively.

In addition to patient care, technicians on this service play a significant role in instructing veterinary students, fellow technicians, and other hospital personnel in the administration of anesthetics and the proper use of anesthesia equipment. Duties are performed in various facilities within both hospitals including operating rooms, cath labs, MRI/CT/Radiology suites, and dental procedure areas to name a few.

The UF Veterinary Hospitals are seeking technicians who are looking for an opportunity to specialize in veterinary anesthesia and pain management as a long term career choice.

Diagnostic Imaging Veterinary Technician I, II, or III

(1 Open Position)

The AAHA accredited Diagnostic Imaging service oversees the operation of our state-of-the-art diagnostic imaging equipment and offers the following services/modalities: digital radiography, MRI, CT, ultrasonography, IR/cath lab services, and nuclear scintigraphy. This service is integral in the diagnostic process with the use of these imaging modalities for all services within both the Large and Small Animal Hospitals and obtain imaging on a variety of species including exotics.

Technicians play a crucial role in obtaining these diagnostic images by coordinating the imaging needs through intradepartmental collaboration efforts, operating and maintaining the machines, and producing high quality images. Additionally, technicians play a significant role in instructing veterinary students, fellow technicians, and other hospital personnel in the processes.  The service is seeking technicians who are excited to advance their diagnostic imaging techniques and interested in the educational component of being in an academic setting.

Progressive Care Ward Veterinary Technician I or II

(3 Open Positions)

The Progressive Care Ward (PCW) is a subset of the Emergency and Critical Care Service, which is VECCS Level I certified and AAHA accredited. Operating daily as a 24-hour ward, the PCW provides supportive patient care for all departments of the small animal services, including orthopedic, neurology, soft tissue surgery, internal medicine, ophthalmology, and oncology. We are comprised of a dedicated staff, including 35 full and part-time ECC technicians. These technicians work in concert with our team of ECC-boarded clinicians, residents, interns, and a bi-monthly rotation of veterinary students. Highlights of this service include a state-of-the-art isolation area and access to the most advanced care available.

Technicians in this service provide continued treatments and care to patients post emergency, pre or post operatively, or to any other patient that needs further dedicated care in ensuring their recovery. This position offers an excellent opportunity to utilize the skills and knowledge you have acquired from your previous experiences, as well as the chance to learn advanced technical skills and broaden your emergency and critical care knowledge. By working side-by-side with the Intensive Care Unit, PCW staff have the added opportunity to explore that service in greater depth, benefiting those considering specialization.

Radiation Oncology Veterinary Technician Assistant (OPS)

(1 Open Position)

The AAHA accredited Oncology service sees over 3,500 patients annually, offering a state of the art level of care through medical intervention, surgical expertise, and radiation therapy. Highlights of this service include personalized chemotherapy protocols, advanced radiation therapy treatments, and advanced treatment options such as melanoma vaccines.

The Radiation Oncology service uses a linear accelerator to deliver radiation to our cancer patients who are under anesthesia. This service is looking for a veterinary assistant to help within their area so the technicians and doctors can continue to provide excellent patient-focused care. Primary duties of the assistant will include assisting the veterinary technician with anesthetizing patients and ensure safe recoveries. They would also maintain the cleanliness of the area and equipment along with maintaining the inventory and stock.

 

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