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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 or apply through the UF Jobs site.  To see other positions available at the Small Animal Hospital, please visit the UF Jobs site.

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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.

Practice Manager

The UF Veterinary Hospital is recruiting for a Practice Manager to oversee our emergency practice in Ocala, FL (UF PETS). The individual will be responsible for management of personnel, facilities & equipment, marketing & client relations and financial management of this practice. The critical competencies for this position include analytical skills, relationship building, excellent communication skills and the ability to plan and prioritize. A strong business background is preferred.

Emergency and Critical Care Technician

The UF Veterinary Hospital is seeking a Veterinary Technician to work in UF’s Small Animal Hospital Emergency and Critical Care Department Care Department. They will provide nursing care for critically ill patients and handle emergency cases. The 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, residents in a clinical setting. The Veterinary Technician requires a strong knowledge of veterinary nursing care and techniques. This position requires a basic understanding of anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, and disease processes.  This position requires a post offer health assessment and a criminal background check.  Prefer applicants with 3-5 years of experience in emergency and/or critical care medicine. The hours for this position are Friday – Monday 9:30pm – 7:30am.

Veterinary Technician

The University of Florida Small Animal Hospital is seeking a veterinary technician to assist a variety of specialty services within the hospital. This individual should be interested in providing exemplary veterinary care, teaching veterinary students, and communicating within a large team. The successful applicant will be responsible for providing technical assistance including general nursing care, assisting in diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, sample submission and interpretation, and some specialty-specific nursing skills. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, professional, has strong interpersonal skills, and has a strong desire to develop their skills and knowledge. This position requires a post-offer health assessment.

Veterinary Technician for Zoological Medicine Service

The UF Zoological Medicine service is seeking a Veterinary Technician. This position will be responsible for patient care and handling of exotic and wildlife species. This position will be responsible for: receiving patients for evaluation and rechecks, performing nursing care functions such as feeding, treatments, bandaging, and medication administration, instructing veterinary students in general technical skills as well as safety, administering anesthesia to a wide variety of species, and assisting clinicians in performing exams and procedures on patients, among other responsibilities.This position requires independent, precise care of animals under the direction of doctors and manager, as well as thorough, professional, and pleasant communication with a wide range of clients, doctors, students, and co-workers.The ideal candidate has ample experience in exotic/wildlife veterinary medicine, excellent communication and organization skills, and an interest in teaching.This position requires a post offer health assessment and background check.

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.

Progressive Care Ward

The UF Veterinary Hospital is seeking a Veterinary Technician to work in the Small Animal Hospital’s Progressive Care Unit. The incumbent will provide nursing care for patients in the hospital. He/she will assist clinicians and students with patient care and clinical procedures. The incumbent will instruct students in a clinical setting. He/she needs to be able to communicate effectively and demonstrate critical thinking and professionalism. This position requires a strong knowledge of veterinary nursing care and equipment. This position requires a post offer health.

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