Lg An Hosp Veterinary Treatment Tchn I/II (CARE)

 
  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • Jun 8, 2022
Full Time - Continuing

Job Description:

Classification Title:

Lg An Hosp Veterinary Treatment Tchn I/II (CARE)

Job Description:

The University of Florida, Large Animal Surgery Service is recruiting for a Large Animal Veterinary Treatment Technician I/II- (CARE) to help provide Inpatient and Emergency care for horses (primarily) but may include goats, alpacas, llamas, bovine, and, occasionally, exotic patients. If you are a strong communicator with an interest in developing your patient care and nursing skills - we may be the opportunity you are looking for to advance your career. Starting salary commiserate based on education and experience

At the University of Florida, we place a high value on the role our nurses play in helping clinicians train the next generation of veterinary students. As a member of our nursing staff, you will play an instrumental role in instructing veterinary students in technical skills and performing medical treatments and procedures as directed by our veterinarians

Individuals should genuinely care about people and animals, be outgoing, enthusiastic, and a team player

We offer a wide range of excellent benefits to our employees in addition to providing exceptional facilities for providing patient care. As an academic teaching hospital, we are fortunate to have access to the latest innovations in veterinary healthcare.

This is a full-time, benefited position and is considered essential personnel. This position requires a post-offer health assessment.

Certification or licensure as a veterinary technician is preferred, but not required.

Typically schedules consist of working five 8-hour shifts or four 10-hour shifts per workweek. Will be assigned to a primary shift, generally: Day shift, Evening Shift, or Night Shift. Reassignment to a different primary shift, rotating shifts, split shifts, and extended shifts may be required and assigned depending on hospital needs. Assigned days may vary Sunday through Saturday, weekends and holidays included. This position also requires working alternate shifts, holidays, weekends, or “on-call duty.”

This individual is considered essential personnel which may include reporting to work during Main Campus closures.

Expected Salary:

$16.50- $21.50 hourly commensurate with education and experience

Minimum Requirements:

Large Animal Hospital Treatment Technician – Level 1:

High School Diploma; two (2) years of work experience loading, unloading, restraining, handling and treating horses or one (1) year of work experience loading, unloading, restraining, handling and treating horses in a veterinary academic teaching hospital. Certification or licensure as a Veterinary Technician preferred.

Large Animal Hospital Treatment Technician - Level 2:

High school diploma or equivalent; four years of work experience loading, unloading, restraining, handling and treating horses or two years of work experience loading, unloading, restraining, handling and treating horses in a veterinary academic teaching hospital; and certification or licensure as a Veterinary Technician.

Preferred Qualifications:

Certification as a Veterinary Technician.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered for this position, you will need to provide a cover letter, resume/CV, and references.

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

This is a time-limited position.

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