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.

Questions about CARE employment? Click here to get answers to common questions about CARE employment benefits. Benefits for other job classifications, including TEAMS and OPS, can be viewed here.

The Veterinary Hospitals Recruitment Brochure is available here.

For specific questions in regards to a posting below please send inquires to vm-recruiter@vetmed.ufl.edu

 

 

Internships

Accepting applications for the 2017-2018 Internship Program has expired. 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

(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 the 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 & 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 exotics 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 Veterinary Technician

(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/modalities: digital radiography, MRI, CT, ultrasonography, IR/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 obtain imaging on a variety of species including exotics.

Technicians play a crucial role in obtaining these diagnostic images by coordinating the imaging needs through intradepartmental collaboration efforts, operating and maintaining the machines, and producing high quality images. Additionally, technicians play a significant role in instructing veterinary students, fellow technicians, and other hospital personnel in the processes.  The service is seeking technicians who are excited to advance their diagnostic imaging techniques and interested in the educational component of being in an academic setting.

Emergency & Critical Care Veterinary Technician

(5 Open Positions)

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

(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).

Surgical Oncology Veterinary Technician

(2 Open Positions)

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 advanced treatment options such as melanoma vaccines.

The Small Animal Hospital is seeking technicians who are 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 in the surgical oncology service provide support by assisting veterinarians with exams and treatments, as well as providing insight, instruction, and demonstration to veterinary students. In addition, access to the wide range of treatments and services offered through the Oncology service makes this a great opportunity for those considering specialization (VTS).

 

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