Large Animal Hospital After-Hours Nursing Care Manager

Location
Florida
Posted
Apr 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Classification Title:

Large Animal Hospital After-Hours Nursing Care Manager

Job Description:

The Large Animal Hospital at the University of Florida Veterinary Hospitals is recruiting for a Large Animal Hospital Veterinary Care Manager to manage the Large Animal Hospital Veterinary Treatment Technicians and directly supervise patient care services afterhours consisting of nights, weekends and holidays.

This position is a working manager who coordinates and performs routine and emergency nursing care for all patients in the Large Animal Hospital, prepares for and assists in various diagnostic procedures, is responsible for the after-hours admissions and discharges, visitor policies and emergency call-ins.

This position requires a post-offer health assessment and criminal background check.

Advertised Salary:

Starting salary of $41,760-$45,936 annually commensurate with experience

Minimum Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent and four years of experience loading, unloading, restraining, handling and treating horses or two years of experience loading, unloading, restraining, handling and treating horses in a veterinary academic teaching hospital.

Credentialed veterinary technician (CVT/LVT/RVT) or Certified Practice Manager (CVPM).

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Appropriate equine VTS Certification or a bachelor's degree in a related field
  • Three years technical experience in area of specialization related to position
  • Three years relevant experience within a veterinary university system
  • Two years management experience in a veterinary setting
  • Supervisory skills that include the ability to establish priorities, make decisions independently, plan and organize daily workflows and coordinate staff work assignments
Special Instructions to Applicants:

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

This is a time-limited position.

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

Health Assessment Required: Yes. Successful candidate must possess the physical ability and stamina to handle and restrain large animals repeatedly throughout the shift on a daily basis. Must be capable of easily lifting at least 50 – 100 pounds on a regular basis. Must not have any medical conditions or implants that would preclude entry into the MRI suite.