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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

Accepting applications for the 2017-2018 Internship Program has expired.  Best of luck to all applicants!

If you are interested in applying for the 2018-2019 Internship Program, please look out for the application to be available in the Fall of 2017. Or check out the information from this year here to review some program basics.

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 for all medical and surgical services of the Small and Large Animal Hospitals. The 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, our state-of-the-art catheter lab, in conjunction with the Diagnostic Imaging service in the MRI, CT, and radiology suites, and in the dental procedures area of the Primary Care and Dentistry service. The ability to work with all services of both the Small and Large Animal Hospitals gives technicians the opportunity to work with a myriad of species including canines, felines, equines, and various exotic species, to name a few.

Overall 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 Clerical Assistant

(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 and modalities: digital radiography,MRI, CT,ultrasonography, interventional radiology (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 obtains imaging on a variety of species, including exotics.

The Clerical Assistant will primarily support the service with various duties including: project management (utilizing multiple electronic medical record systems),maintaining databases and spreadsheets, along with internal (answering phones and direct client contact) and external customer service (interdepartmental scheduling and CD imaging creation). If primary duties are completed appropriately, the opportunity to assist with patient care may be available. Duties would include patient and equipment transport, and patient positioning and restraint as needed.

Emergency & Critical Care Veterinary Technician I, II, or Specialist

(2 Open Position)

The Emergency & Critical Care Service is seeking veterinary technicians who have a strong interest and passion for emergency and critical care medicine and want to grow personally and professionally. We are VECCS Level I certified and AAHA accredited. Our mission is to provide a caring, compassionate environment for critically ill animals and their families while providing the most advanced care possible. Our service runs out of our 100,000 plus square foot specialty hospital and is open 24/7. The Emergency & Critical Care Service is filled with the highest quality equipment and provides service to over 4,800 patients yearly. A large variety of cases walk through our doors including but not limited to trauma cases, snake bites, and advance wound care. Highlights of this service include telemetry monitoring systems, bedside testing services, hemodialysis machines, mechanical ventilation systems, in-house blood donation services, a state-of-the-art isolation area, and much more.

Technicians assist our clinicians in triaging and providing superb nursing care to our patients, communicate with clients, offer instructions and demonstration to veterinary students, interns, residents, and other technicians. Team members have opportunities to participate in a variety of areas of veterinary medicine including but not limited to triage, anesthesia, radiology, CPR and nursing care

Emergency & Critical Care Veterinary Technician Supervisor

(2 Open Positions)

The Emergency & Critical Care Service is VECCS Level I certified and AAHA accredited. Our mission is to provide a caring, compassionate environment for critically ill animals and their families while providing the most advanced care possible. Our service runs out of our 100,000 plus square foot specialty hospital and is open 24/7. The Emergency & Critical Care Service is filled with the highest quality equipment and provides service to over 4,800 patients yearly. A large variety of cases walk through our doors including but not limited to trauma cases, snake bites, and advance wound care. Highlights of this service include telemetry monitoring systems, bedside testing services, hemodialysis machines, mechanical ventilation systems, in-house blood donation services, a state-of-the-art isolation area, and much more.

The chief purpose of the Veterinary Technician Supervisor is to assist the manager and faculty in overseeing the emergency and critical care area and directing daily operations by providing direction and assistance to technicians, interns, residents and veterinary students.

Radiation Oncology Veterinary Assistant

(1 Open Position)

The AAHA accredited Oncology Service is responsible for evaluating and treating patients with cancer. The Service has three distinct areas: Medical Oncology, Surgical Oncology, and Radiation Oncology. 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. Additionally, the position may assist other areas of oncology when needed.

Medical Oncology Veterinary Technician I,II, or Specialist

(2 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 with our linear accelerator, and progressive treatment options, such as melanoma vaccines.

The Small Animal Hospital is seeking a technician who is passionate about the opportunities a specialty oncology service can provide in prolonging the lives of their patients while extending compassion and empathy to their patients and loved ones. Technicians provide support and assistance to the Oncology service by assisting veterinarians with exams and treatments, as well as providing insight, instruction, and demonstration to veterinary students. In particular, this position will assist the Medical Oncology service. Overall an access to the wide range of treatments and services offered through this service makes it a great opportunity for those considering or who already have their specialization (VTS).

 

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