Veterinary OR Surgical Technician I/II

Gainesville FL
Jul 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Classification Title:

Veterinary OR Surgical Technician I/II (CARE)

Job Description:

The Small Animal Operating Room Services with the Veterinary Hospital is recruiting for a Veterinary OR Surgical Technician.

This position assists with surgical procedures and coordinates requests as needed; this person performs routine and surgical nursing care functions on animal patients such as surgical preparation, aseptic technique, and pre-surgical treatments.

Inputs charges into Cornerstone daily and completes surgical records.

This position is expected to communicate and assist with the Sr. Veterinary Care Manager.

This position requires a post-offer health assessment.

Advertised Salary:

$12.00 to $14.00 per hour commensurate with experience.

Minimum Requirements:

Veterinary OR Surgical Technician I
High school diploma or equivalent.

Veterinary OR Surgical Technician II
High school diploma or equivalent and two years of appropriate experience or college coursework in a related field.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Graduation from an accredited veterinary technology program and/or certified veterinary technician
  • Knowledge of animal care and nursing
  • Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, and terminology
  • Knowledge of the equipment and materials used and their availability and applications
  • Ability to effectively maintain a working environment while in stressful situations
  • Ability to effectively communicate with employees of various levels and responsibilities
  • Special Instructions to Applicants:

    In order to be considered, you must upload the following documents: 

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • List of references
  • Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (EDT) of the posting end date.

    This is a CARE position offering limited benefits, including health insurance and paid time off.

    Health Assessment Required: Yes