Cardiology Veterinary Technician I/II (CARE)

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • Apr 20, 2022
Full Time - Continuing

Job Description:

Classification Title:

Veterinary Technician I/II (CARE)

Job Description:

Are you a skilled veterinary technician who loves both learning and sharing your knowledge and is ready to join a busy team seeing cats, dogs, exotics, and large animals with heart issues? We are looking for our next team member in Cardiology! Our service sees a wide variety of cases, performs interventional procedures in our catheterization lab, and provides a full array of cardiac diagnostics and care. We offer competitive wages, benefits including health insurance and paid leave and holidays, and a team-oriented approach to each day.

A Veterinary Technician in the Cardiology Service at the University of Florida Small Animal Hospital provides nursing care to small and large animal patients being seen for cardiac issues, assisting with receiving appointments, diagnostic workups including echocardiograms and ECG, measuring blood pressure, assisting with minimally invasive procedures in the Cath Lab as well as a variety of general technical duties for patients seen by the service. Nursing staff in this service work closely with several faculty veterinary cardiologists, residents, and veterinary students on a daily basis. Applicants should thrive in a fast paced, patient-focused environment and also enjoy providing excellent customer service to a wide variety of clients, coworkers, and referring practices.

An individual in this position must possess excellent communication skills and be proactive in determining the needs of the hospital. A successful applicant should enjoy learning new things and can quickly adapt to a changing environment. They need to possess a good base knowledge of veterinary medicine and express a positive attitude in their daily work. The individual must be able to communicate effectively, demonstrate critical thinking and professionalism.

Expected Salary:

Salary is $16.50 to $20.00 hourly.

Minimum Requirements:

Veterinary Technician I: High school diploma or equivalent and two years of veterinary experience or one year of veterinary experience and currently enrolled in a veterinary technician program or a graduate of a veterinary technician program.

Veterinary Technician II: Credentialed veterinary technician and four years of veterinary experience.

Preferred Qualifications:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

This is a CARE position offering limited benefits, including health insurance and paid time off.

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

This position is eligible for veteran’s preference. If you are claiming veteran’s preference, please upload a copy of your DD 214 Member Copy 4 with your application for consideration. See our Veteran's Preference Page for more specific information.

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

Health Assessment Required:Yes; Must be able to lift a minimum of 40 lbs, bend, kneel, pull, push, twist and stand for an extended period of time.