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Equine Surgery Technician - Ocala

Ocala, Florida 34478
United States
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Date Posted: 08/25/2022 | Last Updated: 08/25/2022
Veterinarian - Equine, Veterinary Technician - AI/Embryo Transfer, Veterinary Technician - Large Animal, Veterinary Technician - Small Animal
Positions Available:
Full Time
Annual Salary Range:
$40,000 - $44,999
Minimum Education Level:
Horse Breeds Associated With This Job:
Any Breed
Languages Required:
Drivers license required?
Commercial drivers license required?
Own car required?
Pets allowed?
Non-smoker required?
Live on site?
Will pay to relocate?
Height/Weight Specifications
(For riding positions only)
Height:   ft   in
Weight:   lbs
About The Facility
One of Ocala's premier veterinary hospitals is looking for a new Surgery Technician! This facility caters specifically to sport horses and the thoroughbred industry, focusing primarily on sports medicine, orthopedic procedures, reproductive medicine, and high level diagnostics. The main practice consists of a surgery division, lab department, an ambulatory division and facility which includes 3 barns, Swimming pool recovery system, MRI, CT advanced imaging, Nuclear Scintigraphy, Pet Scan and state-of-the art equipment in all areas. The surgical caseload consists of elective / emergency orthopedic and upper airway cases.
Job Description
Surgery technician position works in a team environment in preparation of surgery procedures. Perform duties such as required clipping, scrubbing technician procedures, prepare surgery area with correct instruments and equipment. Position requires working with Surgeons and Anesthetists. Assist with moving patients from stalls to hospital surgery area and return to stall based on direction from surgeons.
Hours are Monday – Friday 7:30am until daily surgery are completed and rotating on call schedule for nights and weekends.
Job Requirements
• US work authorization (Required)
• Exceptional horse handling skills required – must be comfortable handling and restraining horses
• Basic equine medical training, anatomy and understanding of sterile technique 2 years preferred
• Scrub / Surgery Technician 2 years or more preferred
• B.S. Degree or a degree from a veterinary technical program are a plus
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Flexibility and Multitasking skills
• An outstanding work ethic and self-drive
• Capable of recognizing patient emergency situations
• Capable of heavy lifting
• Ability to perform all job duties while standing
• Additional responsibilities as assigned.
While experience as a surgery tech is strongly favored, training is available for someone with enough relevant skills and experience.
• Cafeteria Health Plan
• Dental Insurance
• Vision Insurance
• Paid time off for Holidays, vacation and sick time
• 401k
• 401k match
• Retirement Profit Sharing
• Employee discounts
Benefits available upon completion of 90-day introductory period.