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University of Florida Radiation Oncology Veterinary Technician I/II (CARE) in Gainesville, Florida

Radiation Oncology Veterinary Technician I/II (CARE)

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Work type: Staff Full-Time

Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)

Categories: Veteran's Preference Eligible, Veterinary Medicine/Animal Care

Department: 28313501 - VM-RADIATION ONCOLOGY

Classification Title:

Veterinary Technician I/II (CARE)

Job Description:

The Small Animal Hospital is recruiting a veterinary technician for the Radiation Oncology service. We are seeking a technician who is passionate about the opportunities the oncology specialty can provide in prolonging the lives of their patients, while extending compassion and empathy to their patients and loved ones. An individual in this position must possess excellent communication skills and be proactive in determining the needs of the hospital. A successful applicant should enjoy learning new things and can quickly adapt to a changing environment. They need to possess a good base knowledge of veterinary medicine and express a positive attitude in their daily work. The individual must be able to communicate effectively, demonstrate critical thinking and professionalism.

Example of Veterinary Technician Duties and Responsibilities include but not limited to:

• Assist with daily intake and discharge of oncology cases

• Assist with patient evaluations or rechecks by assisting in patient restraint, obtaining and submitting samples, scheduling with other services for diagnostic or consultation purposes, and providing treatment or


• Perform general nursing care such as venipuncture, catheter placement, patient restraint, treatments, medication administration, and sample collection

• Document in electronic medical records

• Schedule advanced imaging such as CT

• Assist in providing clinical anesthesia support to doctors, house officers, and other technicians/nurses

• Perform Anesthetic nursing skills such as, but not limited to, intubation, advanced anesthesia monitoring, local and regional blocks, CRI management, and arterial catheters

The service receives Monday - Friday. May require working earlier than 7:30am or later than 5:00pm

This is a full-time, benefited position and is considered essential personnel. A post-offer education verification, background check, and health assessment are required.

Expected Salary:

$18-22 (non-credentialed), $20-25 (credentialed)

Minimum Requirements:

Veterinary Technician I: High school diploma or equivalent and one year of relevant experience

Veterinary Technician II: Credentialed veterinary technician

Preferred Qualifications:

• Graduate from an accredited American Veterinary Medical Association program for veterinary technology OR

• Credentialed veterinary technician

Special Instructions to Applicants:

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

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

This is a CARE position offering limited benefits, including health insurance and paid time off. When appropriate certifications are achieved, promotional opportunities to a level II title may be available. This position will also become eligible for transition into a TEAMS (staff) salary plan.

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 ourVeteran's Preference Page ( for more specific information.

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.

Advertised: 20 Nov 2023 Eastern Standard Time

Applications close: 29 Nov 2023 Eastern Standard Time