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 and see other listings of careers available at the Small Animal Hospital, visit the UF Jobs site
Veterinary Technician for Small Animal ICU
SUMMARY OF POSITION ROLE/RESPONSIBILITIES: UF’s Small Animal Hospital is recruiting for a Veterinary Technician for their Intensive Care Unit. 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. This position requires a post offer health assessment and criminal background check.
Veterinary Technician for Small Animal Surgery
SUMMARY OF POSITION ROLE/RESPONSIBILITIES: The Veterinary Technician position in UF’s Small Animal Surgery department assists with the following: receiving surgery patients for evaluation and rechecks, performing nursing care functions such as feeding, treatments, bandaging, and physical therapy, instructing veterinary students in general technical skills as well as specialized surgical nursing, 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 veterinary medicine, excellent communication and organization skills, and an interest in teaching. This position requires a post offer health assessment.
Veterinary Technician for Small Animal Integrative Medicine
SUMMARY OF POSITION ROLE/RESPONSIBILITIES: 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, shockwave, 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. This position requires a post offer health assessment.
Veterinary Technician for Small Animal Oncology
SUMMARY OF POSITION ROLE/RESPONSIBILITIES: The Veterinary Technician position in UF’s Small Animal Oncology department will provide support and assistance to the medical, surgical and radiation oncology programs, with a strong emphasis on anesthesia. We are seeking an individual who is interested in client interaction, patient care (on the clinic floor and in the operating room), teaching veterinary students and communicating with referring veterinarians. This position is responsible for administrating anesthetics to veterinary patients, including but not limited to domestics, exotics, and large animals, preparing patients for surgery, the instruction of veterinary students in the administration of anesthetics and the use of anesthesia equipment, providing nursing care, among other responsibilities. The ideal candidate has veterinary anesthesia experience and excellent communication and organizational skills. This position requires a post offer health assessment.