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University of Florida Seeks Surgical Oncology Technician

Job Description: Sprawling over 100,000 square feet, the AAHA Accredited UF Small Animal Hospital houses 15 specialty services and attends to almost 43,000 patients yearly through all services. Technicians should be motivated individuals who possess the drive to succeed in a busy hospital and have an interest in working in an educational environment. The Small Animal Hospital is a proud advocate of those wanting to continue to grow personally and professionally in the veterinary field and even those considering a technician specialty. Currently we are seeking a technician for our Surgical Oncology service.

The Oncology Service sees about 4,500 patients annually offering a state of the art level of care through medical intervention, radiation therapy, and surgical expertise. Highlights of this service include personalized chemotherapy and melanoma vaccine protocols, advanced radiation therapy treatments with our linear accelerator, and surgical options such as tumorectomies and venous access port (VAP) placements. In collaboration the three sub-specialties are able to work together and offer a tailored therapy plan to our patients suffering from a cancer diagnosis.

Technicians assist with receiving patients for evaluations and rechecks, perform nursing care and specialized treatments or procedures relative to their field, provide client and referring veterinarian communication, teach veterinary students, and overall assist the clinicians, residents, and interns in providing exceptional care to their patients. 

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  • Benefits: The University of Florida Small Animal Hospital offers competitive benefit packages which may include:
    • Paid Leave
    • Paid Holidays
    • Shift and On-Call Differentials
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental and Vision Plans
    • Supplemental Health Plans
    • Retirement Programs

Along with additional perks!

For specific questions, please send inquires to vm-recruiter@vetmed.ufl.edu

(Posted 10/8/2020)

Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists Seeks Oncology Technicians

  • Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists in Houston, Texas is seeking a full time veterinary technician for our state of the art radiation therapy facility. We are seeking an energetic individual with a positive attitude and an exceptional attention to detail Excellent venipuncture and anesthesia skills are required, with outstanding client communication preferred. Working knowledge and administration of chemotherapy would be an added benefit.

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An ideal candidate will have the confidence to work independently and in a team setting. Technicians are responsible for maintenance of sedation, anesthesia, patient records, anesthesia induction and maintenance, preparation of patients for computed tomography scan and radiation therapy, assisting in minor procedures, immediate pre and post-radiation treatments and recovery of patients. Additional responsibilities are continuous monitoring of patients during radiation therapy with the assistance of pulse oximetry, ECG, capnography, doppler blood pressure and ventilator. Accurately recording all procedures, diagnostics and treatments in patients chart, medical records, and invoicing. Technicians will have daily interactions and communications with client. Occasional heavy lifting is possible.

If you are energetic, enthusiastic, well-organized and really enjoy client education, patient care and anesthesia — come join our team!

Requirements: Applicants must be graduates of an AVMA approved Veterinary Technology Program and must be willing to obtain their licensure within one year of hire.

Company Description: This well-established referral hospital is located within our Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists facility that contains 44 doctors across fifteen specialty practices including Neurology, Surgery and Orthopedics, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Dentistry and Oral Surgery, Diagnostic Imaging, Animal Rehabilitation and Fitness, Sports Medicine, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Dermatology and Allergy, Avian and Exotics, Cardiology and Nutrition.

To learn more about this position and our company you can visit https://www.gcvs.com/contact-locations/careers/.

Resumes and cover letters can be submitted to Lori.Bergh@gcvs.com

(Posted 10/1/2020)

Upstate Veterinary Specialists is seeking a Licensed Veterinary Technician

Upstate Veterinary Specialties, PLLC is a growing, privately-owned specialty and emergency practice located in upstate New York. As a privately owned hospital, the practice owners are active clinicians who take a team approach to manage the hospital. They make themselves accessible to the staff and are dedicated to making UVS the ideal veterinary practice for employees.

Our leadership, administration teams, doctors, and medical staff all work together in a collaborative environment to achieve our mission – helping pets live longer, happier lives through expert medical care and compassionate client service. We are a large team of dedicated professionals and take pride in being a leader in comprehensive specialty and emergency healthcare for pets.

Due to our increasing caseload, we are seeking a second License Veterinary Technician to join our existing Oncology team. Our ideal candidate will embrace our culture and display empathy, kindness, and patience in all aspects of their work. Candidates must be a Licensed Veterinary Technician in New York state.

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In late 2020, UVS will be expanding our hospital, adding another 15,000 square feet to our current, custom-built, 23,000 square foot facility. The new addition to our facility has a dedicated, spacious oncology workspace designed to meet all of USP 800 regulations specific to chemotherapy preparation, administration, and safety. Our hospital also includes digital x-ray, 64-slice CT, MRI, multi-parameter telemetry, endoscopy suite, multiple surgical suites, full diagnostic laboratory, in-house pharmacy, and blood bank.

Our technicians are highly trained and have access to our state-of-the-art equipment. They enjoy a compassionate, exciting, and fast-paced work environment.
For a look at our state-of-the-art facility, visit our website and take our virtual tour! https://www.uvsonline.com/see-our-virtual-tour/

If you are looking for a lively and energetic region that balances its historic roots with a vibrant metropolitan area, look no further! UVS is located in Latham, NY, which is considered part of upstate New York’s ‘Tri-City’ area. Upstate NY offers each of the four changing seasons bringing different scenery and events that offer cultural enrichment and more! The growing area is centrally located between the mountains of the Adirondacks, Berkshires, and Catskills and the popular cities of Boston, Montreal and New York.

The area’s attractions include the Empire State Plaza, Saratoga Race Track and Performing Arts Center, Lake George, Thatcher Park, The New York State Museum, and more. In Albany, there is something for everyone, with a variety of restaurants, bars, and entertainment, Albany is a great place to work and play. The area provides a thriving business community and exceptional educational institutes with urban, suburban, and rural living that is sure to fulfill your lifestyle. To learn more about our amazing city visit www.albany.org/visitors-guide/

We work hard to be worthy of the trust of our referral network and community. Our clients see and know our compassion for our work, themselves, and their pets.

We value our employees and treat them like family. We encourage our employees to pursue a healthy balance between work and life and offer multiple incentives that speak to our philosophy.
UVS offers a competitive compensation and benefits package which includes:
• Paid medical, dental and long-term disability
• 401(k) with matching contribution
• Generous PTO
• Substantial CE allowance and time away
• Paid professional licensing and dues
• Employee pet insurance stipend
• Full time (4-day work week)

To Learn More, visit www.uvsonline.com/careers
Please send your letter of interest and resume to hr@uvsonline.com

(Posted 7/6/2020)