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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 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 techniciansWe are no longer accepting applications for the 2015-2016 internship program.Please check back with us if you are interested in applying for the 2016-2017 program.

 

To apply, you may send a resume to vm-recruiter@vetmed.ufl.edu or apply through the UF Jobs site.

 

Accounts Receivable Office Assistant    

This position is of primary importance to the Small Animal Hospital in that the individual is in contact with clients and therefore sets the theme of their continued relationship with the hospital.  The position requires a composed, sincere individual capable of handling a wide variety of situations even under the most stressful conditions.  The ideal incumbent is highly motivated, well organized, and projects a professional image.  He/she possesses knowledge of medical terminology and basic veterinary medicine, good public relations skills, excellent communication skills, a strong financial background, initiative to problem solve, active listening skills, confidence in handling customer interactions, relationship building skills, and good interpersonal skills.

 

Small Animal Oncology Veterinary Tech 2  (3 Open Positions)

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The Veterinary Technician position in UF’s Small Animal Oncology department provides support and assistance to the medical, surgical, and radiation oncology programs. This position offers opportunity to be involved in all aspects of the Oncology Service. Thus, we are seeking an individual who is interested in providing exemplary patient care, teaching veterinary students and maintaining outstanding communication with both clients and referring veterinarians.  The ideal candidate is self-motivated, has strong interpersonal skills, and has the desire to learn and develop their skills and capabilities.

Internal Medicine Veterinary Technician 2   

The University of Florida Small Animal Hospital is recruiting a Veterinary Technician for their Internal Medicine service. We are seeking an individual who is interested in providing exemplary patient care, teaching veterinary students and maintaining outstanding communication with both clients and referring veterinarians. The successful applicant will be responsible for assisting with the care of Internal Medicine patients, including providing nursing care, assisting clinicians in performing diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, and instructing veterinary students in routine procedures such as venipuncture and cystocentesis. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, has strong interpersonal skills, and has the desire to learn and develop their skills and capabilities.

 

Primary Care and Dentistry Veterinary Technician 2   

The University of Florida Small Animal Hospital is recruiting a Veterinary Technician for their Primary Care and Dentistry service. We are seeking an individual who is interested in providing exemplary patient care, teaching veterinary students and maintaining outstanding communication with both clients and referring veterinarians. The successful applicant will be responsible for assisting with the care of Primary Care patients, including providing nursing care, assisting clinicians in performing diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, and instructing veterinary students in routine procedures such as venipuncture, cystocentesis, and routine treatments. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, has strong interpersonal skills, and has the desire to learn and develop their skills and capabilities.

 

Progressive Care Unit Veterinary Technician   (3 Open Positions)

Thursday – Sunday 10:00 p.m. – 08:00 a.m

Friday – Monday 01:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Thursday – Sunday 07:00 a.m. – 05:00 p.m.

The Progressive Care Unit Veterinary Technician II is a position that provides nursing care for hospitalized pre and post-operative patients. The incumbent assists senior technicians, clinicians, and students with patient care and clinical procedures. He/she is expected to communicate effectively and demonstrate critical thinking and professionalism.  This position requires a strong basic knowledge of veterinary nursing care and equipment.  The incumbent must be a motivated, well-organized, and caring individual who is knowledgeable and skillful in the nursing care of general and critically ill animal patients. This position requires a post offer health assessment and criminal background check.

 

Integrative Medicine Veterinary Technician 2  

The Veterinary Technician position in UF’s Integrative Medicine service will assist with treatments, instruction, and organization of patients being seen for acupuncture, rehabilitation, nutrition, or hyperbaric oxygen therapies.
– This person assists with exams, directly provides rehabilitation and hyperbaric oxygen therapies under the direction of faculty veterinarians, assists with acupuncture and nutritional therapies, coordinates the schedule and interfaces with other services, and provides clinical instruction and assistance to veterinary students.
– Modalities currently used in this service include, among others: land and underwater treadmill, current pool, acupuncture and electroacupuncture, electrical stimulation, laser, therapeutic ultrasound, shock wave, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, and manual therapies.
– The service treats small animals, exotics, wildlife, and some equine patients.
– This person has direct contact with clients and referring veterinarians and must have excellent communication skills.
– The ideal candidate combines exceptional customer service with veterinary technical skill, excitement to learn new modalities of treatment, and a passion for teaching.

 

Radiology Veterinary Technician 2 

The Radiology Department at the Veterinary Hospitals is recruiting for a Veterinary Technician 2. This position is responsible for assisting the radiologist in performing routine radiologic procedures, providing nursing care for patients while they are in radiology department.  Operate CR/DR imaging and film processing systems.  Operate equipment such as digital fluoroscopy, Nuclear Medicine, CT or MRI.  Work with and instruct veterinary students in performance of radiographic examinations.

 

Emergency and Critical Care Department Veterinary Technician 2   

UF’s Small Animal Hospital is recruiting for a Veterinary Technician for their Emergency and Critical Care Department.  This position will provide 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.  This position requires a basic understanding of anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, and disease processes.

 

Diagnostic Imaging Veterinary Tech 1

The Veterinary Technician I 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. 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. The successful candidate is expected to communicate with and assist the Veterinary Care Manager. This position works mainly Monday through Friday from 9:00am – 6:00pm and on some holidays.

 

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