Multi Service Veterinary Technician I/II (CARE)

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • May 17, 2022
Full Time - Continuing

Job Description:

Classification Title:

Veterinary Technician I/II (CARE)

Job Description:

The University of Florida Small Animal Hospital is recruiting a Veterinary Technician for their Multi-Service Department. An individual within this department will be part of the Veterinary Staff responsible for providing top quality nursing care, technical clinical support, as well as engaging in client communication and student mentorship within several key areas of the hospital including the specialty services and the emergency and critical care areas.

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:

$16.50 - $22.00 per hour; pay based on credentials and experience

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:

Graduate from an accredited American Veterinary Medical Association program for veterinary technology OR Credentialed veterinary technician

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your resume and list of references.

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

This position is considered essential personnel.

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 life a minimum of 50 pounds, bend, kneel, pull, push, twist and stand for extended periods of time.