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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 are highlighted below.  To apply, you may send a resume to vm-recruiter@vetmed.ufl.edu or apply through the UF Jobs site.  To see other positions available at the Small Animal Hospital, please visit the UF Jobs site.

See brochure about jobs at the UF College of Veterinary medicine.

Internships

Learn more about our internship program for veterinary technicians.  Our current Veterinary Technician Internship Program is in progress. Please check back with us if you are interested in applying for the 2015-2016 program.

ICU Floater

UF’s Small Animal Hospital is recruiting for a Veterinary Technician for their Emergency and Critical Care Unit. This position will act as a floater between triage and providing nursing care for critically ill patients. This position will assist clinicians and students with emergency and critical care patients and procedures. This position will have an intermediate responsibility to provide instruction and demonstration to students, interns, and residents in a clinical setting. The person is expected to communicate effectively and demonstrate critical thinking and professionalism. This position requires a strong knowledge of veterinary nursing care and techniques and demonstrates situational awareness. This position requires a basic understanding of anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, and disease processes. This position requires a post offer health assessment and criminal background check. This position works mainly Thursday through Sunday from 12:00 pm – 10:00pm and on some holidays. Shift may vary depending on needs of the area.

Primary Care Service Coordinator

The Small Animal Hospital’s Primary Care & Dentistry Service Coordinator is responsible for ensuring proper communication with owners and referral veterinarians. Position will be point person for wellness plans and reminder system. Duties include but not limited to discussing wellness plans with owners, follow up with clients for wellness appointments, appointment scheduling, submission of requests, outside prescriptions, and proper medical record documentation. This position will also ensure referral veterinarians are kept apprised of their patient’s status after dental consults. Individual will be responsible for other administrative duties including but not limited to monitoring the service’s budget, ordering supplies and equipment, reserving rooms, and maintain schedules. The candidate should be highly organized and have excellent communication skills.

Radiology Technician

The Veterinary Technician 2 position in UF’s Diagnostic Imaging department provides diagnostic imaging services to the Large and Small Animal Hospitals. This position offers the opportunity to be involved in all modalities of imaging with state of the art imagining equipment. Thus, we are seeking an individual who is highly motivated to work in all aspects of imaging as well as instructing Veterinary Students and house officers. The operation of equipment may include DR, CR, CT, MRI, US, Nuclear Medicine and interventional radiology procedures using a single plane C-arm in a catheter lab. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, has strong interpersonal skills, enjoys teaching and has the desire to learn and develop their skills and capabilities in an academic environment.

Client Services Manager

The Manager of Client Services for the University of Florida’s Small Animal Hospital is responsible for the overall operations of client services.  This includes creating a culture focused on high quality client care across all interactions regarding client services and client care ranging from one-on-one communications with external and internal clients, staff and volunteers.  The candidate will provide training to staff as needed, and will be point of contact with other staff, students and clinical faculty to answer Client Services questions.  The candidate should have great communication and leadership skills.  Position will report directly to the Small Animal Assistant Director.

Surgery / OR Technician

The Small Animal Surgery Department with the Veterinary Medical Center is recruiting for a Veterinary Technician.  This position assists with surgical procedures and coordinates requests as needed.  This person performs routine and surgical nursing care functions on animal patients such as surgical preparation, aseptic technique, and pre-surgical treatments.  Instruct veterinary students in procedures such as proper gowning, gloving, sterile techniques, proper instrumentation, and OR etiquette.  Orientate students to the OR.  Inputs charges into Cornerstone daily and completes surgical record.  This position is expected to communicate and assist with the Sr. Veterinary Care Manager.  This position requires a post offer health assessment.