Anesthesia or ECC Cohort Veterinary Technician Cohort (CARE)

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • May 13, 2022
Full Time - Continuing

Job Description:

Classification Title:

Anesthesia or ECC Cohort Veterinary Technician Cohort (CARE)

Job Description:

Are you a new graduate or alumnus from an accredited program? Do you have an interest in emergency & critical care or anesthesia? We invite you to apply for an exciting new program offered exclusively at the University of Florida: UF’s Veterinary Technician Cohort Program. The UF Veterinary Hospitals offers a one-of-a-kind cohort experience for veterinary technicians or interested in emergency and critical care or anesthesia. We help you build your career through collaboration and unique opportunities for mentorship. Our guided programs will take your skills and education to the next level.

We are looking for energetic new veterinary technicians to join our Emergency Room/Intensive Care Unit or Anesthesia teams. In the Emergency Room/Intensive Care Unit, you will take care of a range of patients including common emergencies such as lacerations and urinary obstructions, patients presenting with severe trauma, sepsis or envenomation as well as patients needing mechanical ventilation or hemodialysis. Our ICU also provides post-operative care to patients undergoing extensive surgeries including oncologic surgeries and cardiac procedures. In Anesthesia, you will work with our team of specialist anesthesiologists and surgeons as part of a skilled and committed group of anesthesia technicians and staff. You will learn advanced anesthetic techniques including multimodal analgesia, use of local blocks, and post-operative pain management.

Overall, there is plenty of exposure to advanced patient care as we are the largest veterinary hospital in the southeast, treating more than 50,000 patients annually. Here are just a few additional reasons you’ll love being a member of the team at the University of Florida:
o Competitive salary and extensive benefits
o Three months of paid training
o Relocation assistance
o Work in a peer group of learning technicians
o Ongoing continuing education opportunities
o Licensing fees paid
o Career-long mentorship from senior technicians and faculty
o Develop advanced clinical and teaching skills
o Work at the cutting edge of veterinary medicine
o Opportunities to teach others
o Shape the future of veterinary medicine

Applications are due by Friday, April 15th (Tax Day). Notifications of acceptance are expected by Monday, May 2nd and start dates for all Summer 2022 Cohort participants planned for Monday, June 15th.

Expected Salary:

$20.00 hourly

Minimum Requirements:

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 prior to the initial start date.

Preferred Qualifications:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

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

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

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.

This position has been reposted. Previous applicants are still under consideration and need not reapply.

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.