Large Animal Hospital Treatment Technician I/II – (CARE)
- 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
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.
- This position requires a post-offer health assessment. A
background check will be required.
No relocation assistance is provided for this position. Visa
sponsorship is not available for this position.
$16.00-$18.00 per hour, commensurate with education and
- To qualify as a Tech 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
- To qualify as a Tech 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
Tech 1: Certification as a Veterinary Technician
Special Instructions to Applicants:
In order to be considered for this position, you must provide a
cover letter, resume/CV, and references.
This is a CARE position offering limited benefits including health
insurance and paid time off.
Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end
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
for more specific information.
Health Assessment Required: