Veterinary Assistant

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • Nov 23, 2021
Full Time - Fixed Term

Job Description:

Classification Title:


Job Description:

Example of Veterinary Assistant Duties and Responsibilities include but not limited to:

• Animal restraint for exams, catheter placements, bandage changes, anesthesia, etc.
• Assist with patient recovery
• Able to obtain vitals such as TRP and record appropriately in medical record
• Assist with intake and discharge of patients
• Able to handle animals safely to help with procedures or for transport to another location throughout the hospital
• Ensure cages are cleaned daily and as needed
• Maintain inventory and replenish stock
• Sweep, mop, and take out trash daily

Typical schedule is Monday - Friday 7:30am-3:30pm. May require working later than 3:30 p.m. Schedule may change due to covering other shifts and it may be required to assist in other areas of the hospital depending on patient care needs.

This position is considered essential personnel.

Expected Salary:

Starting salary is $12.00 to $13.00 per hour.

Minimum Requirements:

High School Diploma/GED or equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications:

1 year experience in Veterinary Medicine

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter and resume.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required:Yes