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

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

(1 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. Ideal candidates will be proficient in phlebotomy, IV catheter placement, triage, nursing care, anesthesia, and anesthetic monitoring. They must have excellent communication skills, problem solving abilities, and a positive attitude. We are looking for outgoing people with a lot of initiative.

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).

Oncology Service Representative

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

The Small Animal Hospital’s Oncology Service Representative will be an integral of member of the service, acting as a point person for communication with clients, other areas of the hospital, and referring veterinarians.  The ideal candidate is an excellent verbal and written communicator, highly self-motivated, and able to prioritize well.  Job duties may include appointment scheduling, processing of phone messages, coordination of patient care workflow, and communication with a large array of members of the veterinary care team, among others. This position will work with the Medical, Surgical, and Radiation Oncology Services.

Radiation Oncology Veterinary Assistant (OPS)

(1 Open Position)

The AAHA accredited Oncology Service is responsible for evaluating and treating patients with cancer within three distinct subservices: Medical Oncology, Surgical Oncology, and Radiation Oncology. The Radiation Oncology service utilizes a linear accelerator to deliver radiation to our patients who are anesthetized.

The Radiation Oncology 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.

 

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