University of Florida Small Animal Hospital

The University of Florida Small Animal Hospital is over 100,000 square feet, AAHA accredited, and offers employment opportunities in 15 services. Attending to almost 43,000 patients yearly, we offer medical and surgical services to dogs, cats, birds, exotic pets, and in some services large animal species through a spectrum of innovative technologies. Some highlights for various services include:

  • telemetry monitoring systems
  • in-house blood donation services
  • hemodialysis services
  • mechanical ventilation systems
  • state-of-the art areas including a specialized isolation area and a catheterization lab
  • MRI, CT, and digital radiology suites
  • capability to offer various rehabilitative modalities including hyperbaric oxygen therapy, underwater treadmills, and acupuncture
  • Radiation therapy services utilizing a LINAC (linear accelerator)

As our hospital expands, we continually seek qualified technicians and staff members including for our VECCS Level I accredited Emergency & Critical Care service and Anesthesia service.

$16.00 - $20.00 hourly
University of Florida Small Animal Hospital Gainesville, FL, USA
Jul 08, 2019
Full time
Looking for an exciting and challenging technician career opportunity in emergency veterinary medicine? The University of Florida Small Animal Hospital might be just what you are looking for! Located in Gainesville, FL, the UF SAH Emergency & Critical Care service is seeking veterinary technicians who have a strong interest and passion for emergency and critical care medicine and want to grow personally and professionally. We are VECCS Level I certified and AAHA accredited. Our mission is to provide a caring, compassionate environment for critically ill animals and their families while providing the most advanced care possible. Our service runs out of our 100,000 plus square foot specialty hospital and is open 24/7. The Emergency & Critical Care service is filled with the highest quality equipment and provides service to a large variety of cases including but not limited to trauma cases, snakebites, and toxicity cases. Highlights of this service include telemetry monitoring systems, bedside testing services, hemodialysis services, mechanical ventilation systems, a state-of-the-art isolation area, and much more. Technicians assist our clinicians in triaging and providing superb nursing care to our patients, communicate with clients, offer instruction and demonstration to veterinary students, interns, residents, and other technicians. Team members have opportunities to participate in a variety of areas of veterinary medicine including but not limited to triage, anesthesia, radiology, CPR, and nursing care.  The ideal candidate will be proficient in phlebotomy, IV catheter placement, triage, nursing care, anesthesia, and anesthetic monitoring. To view the specific positions available and to apply please visit https://www.vetmed.ufl.edu/about-the-college/careers/staff-technicians-openings/ . For specific questions, please send inquires to vm-recruiter@vetmed.ufl.edu .