Lg An Hosp Veterinary Treatment Tchn I/II (CARE)
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
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
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.
$18.00 - $25.00 hourly commensurate with education and
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
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
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
for more specific information.
Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end
This position has been reposted. Previous applicants are still
under consideration and need not reapply.
Health Assessment Required: