Large Animal Veterinary Treatment Technician I/II – (CARE)

Location
Florida, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Apr 09, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time


Classification Title:

Large Animal Veterinary Treatment Technician I/II - CARE

Job Description:

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 perform medical treatments and procedures as directed by our veterinarians. Duties will include patient handling and monitoring, supportive therapy and treatments, emergency procedures and will help maintain a sanitary and functionally well-organized service within the UF Large Animal Hospital. Additionally, you may be called up to act as a surgical nurse for emergency surgeries, Candidate must be reliable and responsible with a strong work ethic as well as possess the ability to accommodate shift work in a unit that is open 24/7.

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.

Hours consist of typically working five 8-hour shifts per workweek.
Shifts may include: 1st Shift (7:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.), 2nd Shift (3 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.) or 3rd Shift (11:00 p.m. to 7:30 a.m.). Assigned days may vary Sunday through Saturday, weekends and holidays included. Also may require working rotating or alternate shifts and paid “on-call duty" depending on hospital needs. Also includes shift and/or weekend pay differential.

Expected Salary:

$15.00-$17.00 hourly, commensurate with experience and education

Minimum Requirements:

Large Animal Treatment Treatment Tech 1:
High School Diploma; two (2) years of relevant work experience loading, unloading, restraining, handling, and treating horses or one (1) years of relevant work experience loading, unloading, restraining, handling, and treating horses in a veterinary academic teaching hospital.

Large Animal Hospital Treatment Tech 2 :
Certification or licensure as a Veterinary Technician. High school diploma or equivalent and four years of relevant experience including loading, unloading, restraining, handling, and treating horses or two years of relevant experience including loading, unloading, restraining, handling, and treating horses in a veterinary academic teaching hospital.

Preferred Qualifications:

Large Animal Treatment Treatment Tech 1:
Certification as a Veterinary Technician

Large Animal Hospital Treatment Tech 2 :
VTS- Veterinary Technician Specialist

Special Instructions to Applicants:

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

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

This is a time-limited position.

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

Health Assessment Required: Yes

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