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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 vm-recruiter@vetmed.ufl.edu or apply through the UF Jobs site.  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 technicians.

Emergency and Critical Care Technician

The University of Florida Small Animal Hospital is recruiting for several Veterinary Technicians for their expanding Emergency and Critical Care Department. Prefer applicants with 3-5 years of experience in emergency and/or critical care medicine. The current shifts available are Monday – Thursday, Tuesday – Friday, and Friday – Monday from 9:30pm – 7:30am.

1. This position will provide nursing care for critically ill patients and handle emergency cases.

2. Will assist clinicians and students with emergency and critical care patients and procedures.

3. This position will have an intermediate responsibility to provide instruction and demonstration to students, interns, residents in a clinical setting.

4. This position requires a strong knowledge of veterinary nursing care and techniques.

5. This position requires a basic understanding of anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, and disease processes.

6. This position requires a post offer health assessment and a criminal background check.

Veterinary Technician for Internal Medicine

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. This position requires a post offer health assessment.

Progressive Care Ward Technician

The University of Florida Small Animal Hospital is recruiting for a Veterinary Technician to work the overnight shift in their Progressive Care Ward. Prefer applicants with some technical experience in nursing care. The hours for this position are Monday – Thursday 10pm-8am.

1. Properly perform medical treatments on hospitalized patients, assist with clinical procedures and direct patient care.

2. Able to perform venipuncture and place IV catheters.

3. Ability to perform the following skills: TPR, CRT, bladder expression, complete physical exam, administer medications, intubate a dog.

4. Accurately perform drug and fluid calculations.

5. Ability to perform CPR.

6. Assist students, interns, residents, and staff and faculty in learning various techniques, protocols, and procedures such as venipuncture, catheter placement, intubation, anesthesia monitoring, regional anesthesia techniques, fluid support, and pre and post-operative analgesia.

Part Time Veterinary Technicians Needed

We are looking for experienced veterinary technicians to work in our Progressive Care Ward (Intermediate Care). Prefer applicants with some technical experience in nursing care. Pay is $12-14/hr depending on experience.  Days and hours that need coverage include Friday, Saturday, & Sunday from 11pm-7:30am.

Examples of type of work:

1. Properly perform medical treatments on hospitalized patients, assist with clinical procedures and direct patient care.

2. Able to perform venipuncture and place IV catheters.

3. Ability to perform the following skills: TPR, CRT, bladder expression, complete physical exam, administer medications, intubate a dog.

4. Accurately perform drug and fluid calculations.

5. Ability to perform CPR.

6. Assist students, interns, residents, and staff and faculty in learning various techniques, protocols, and procedures such as venipuncture, catheter placement, intubation, anesthesia monitoring, regional anesthesia techniques, fluid support, and pre and post-operative analgesia.

Part Time Veterinary Technicians Needed in Ocala

We are looking for experienced veterinary technicians to work in our Emergency Hospital located in Ocala. Prefer applicants with technical experience in nursing care. Pay is $12-14/hr depending on experience. Please send your resume to vm-recruiter@vetmed.ufl.edu