CARE Employment Benefits

CARE employment comprises many of the at-will jobs for the UF Veterinary Hospitals and we are pleased to provide competitive benefits. This page is not intended to be comprehensive, but will give you a basic picture of what CARE employment entails. Please note that CARE appointments are distinct from TEAMS and OPS appointments.

  • Fifteen Days of Paid Leave (PTO) – leave accumulates, annual cash out period
  • Nine Paid Holidays
  • Administrative Leave (e.g., bereavement or jury duty)
  • Weekend and Shift Differential Pay
  • Eligible for Additional Holiday Shift and Premium Shift Pay
  • On Call Pay
  • Health and Life Insurance with UFVH contribution
  • Dental and Vision Plans Available
  • Supplemental Health Plans Available
  • Disability Insurance Available
  • Retirement Program (FICA Alternative Plan)
  • Continuing Education Opportunities
  • Employee Recognition Programs
  • Uniform Allowances
  • Pet Health Discounts

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University of Florida

IFAS

As part of both the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and UF Health, Veterinary Medicine is dedicated to advancing animal, human and environmental health through teaching, research, extension and patient care.

IFAS

UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

Animal Hospitals

Need animal care? Visit the UF Small Animal and Large Animal Hospitals. From dogs, cats, birds and exotics to horses, cattle, llamas, pigs and many other large farm or food animals, our experienced veterinarian staff is ready to assist.

Animal Airwaves

Syndicated Podcast

Animal Airwaves

Animal Airwaves is a daily radio series that features one-minute segments relating to animal health, ranging from insights into animal behavior to veterinary patient care breakthroughs and trends.

Animal Airwaves