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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.

 

Call Center Representative

The Call Center Agent for the Small Animal Hospital is a key role within our hospital. The candidate will serve as the primary contact for clients and is responsible for building and maintaining a beneficial hospital-client relationship. This position will be responsible for answering all incoming calls, which range from routine appointment scheduling, to emergencies, to inquiries from both the public and referring veterinarians. The candidate will also be responsible for maintaining multiple appointment schedules for both our doctors and our clients. Other job duties may include (but are not limited to): Registering clients, medical recording, reviewing invoices, and collecting payments via telephone. The candidate will be required to successfully educate clients on the wide variety of services offered by the departments.

Front Desk Representative

The Small Animal Hospital is looking for someone to work the ER/Primary Care front desk. This individual will act as the lead receptionist for emergency care on the weekdays but will also assist with our primary care clients. This position is responsible for greeting and checking clients and the pets when they arrive, communicating with clients during their visit, and acting as a liaison between the owner and the staff to ensure the visit goes smoothly for both the owner and their pet. The client services representative is responsible for making sure each client and their pet feels welcomed and taken care of when they come to the hospital. This person is responsible for ensuring client concerns are addressed appropriately. This person is responsible for coordinating the daily activity of animals admitted to and discharged from the Small Animal Hospital. The position admits patients, communicates with appropriate staff and students, reviews bills, and discharges patients. Other duties will include ensuring discharges are sent to the referral veterinarians, medical records are complete, triage phone calls, and making sure the area is kept stocked and cleaned.

Integrative Medicine Technician 

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, 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.

Oncology Technician (1)

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. The incumbent must be knowledgeable and skillful in the nursing care of animal patients.

Oncology Technician (2)

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. The incumbent must be knowledgeable and skillful in the nursing care of animal patients.

Internal Medicine Technician 

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.

EMR Coordinator 

The University of Florida Veterinary Hospital is looking for an individual who will be responsible for developing, implementing and managing the Electronic Medical Record (Cornerstone) training program for the University of Florida Veterinary Hospitals. The primary purpose of this position to ensure all hospital users are trained to utilize the EMR system as it relates to their areas with a focus on patient care and throughput. This position will also serve as a resource to the hospital faculty, staff and students in resolving user issues. Examples of duties include: develop and continuously update training materials; conduct classroom and one-on-one training for users; observe users in their environment to identify areas for improvement and suggestions; manage configurations and clinic specific templates and customization; provide onsite training and issue resolution support; serve as primary resource for EMR problem resolution requests; provide user support for new EMR implementations; assist with coordinating requests for modifications and enhancements.

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