Integrative Medicine Veterinary Technician I/II (CARE)

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • Nov 24, 2022
Full Time - Continuing

Job Description:

Classification Title:

Veterinary Technician I/II (CARE)

Job Description:

The Integrative Medicine service is seeking a technician who is enthusiastic about rehabilitative medicine and what it has to offer to their patients. They assist with exams, directly provide rehabilitative care under the direction of our faculty veterinarians, coordinate the schedule including with other specialty services, and provide clinical instruction and demonstration to veterinary students. Access to such a wide variety of modalities is a great opportunity for those interested in obtaining their specialty certification.

Duties include, but are not limited to:
1. Technical and Clinical Services – assists with patient medical evaluations; performs routine patient nursing care and rehabilitation therapies; records in patient medical records; collects, prepares, and submits laboratory samples; captures and inputs fees for materials and services; maintains inventory and replenishes stock within the assigned areas; sets up, maintains, and ensures proper storage of specialized equipment.
2. Client Communication - assists with client inquires; provides client education including reviewing discharges and at-home care; planning, organizing, and coordinating appointments, consultations, and diagnostic scheduling; formatting and uploading of medical information.
3. Instruction and Teaching - assists in teaching students to use various rehabilitative modalities, along with general technical skills; assists in student orientation sessions

Typical schedule will be Monday through Friday which may require working earlier then 8:00 a.m. or later than 5:00 p.m. Schedule may change due to covering other shifts. Will participate in holiday schedule for covering the emergency and critical care areas. Will be part of the Emergency Response Team. Some weekend duty may be required.

Expected Salary:

$18.00-$25.00 per hour, salary based on credentials and experience.

Minimum Requirements:

Veterinary Technician I: High school diploma or equivalent and one year relevant experience. Appropriate college coursework or vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.

Veterinary Technician II: Credentialed veterinary technician.

Preferred Qualifications:

Canine rehabilitation veterinary nurse certified AND/OR

Veterinary technician specialist.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please provide Resume, Cover Letter, References and Proof of credentials (if applicable).

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.

This is a time-limited position.

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.