HR Update

Jess Coffey and Amy Newland
Meet Jess Coffey and Amy Newland
Sunday, January 1, 2023 - 12:00

“I’m proud to work at the only facility in Minnesota that offers radiation therapy. 

“Helping patients and clients get through the difficult process of cancer treatment is something that’s personally and professionally rewarding for me. I love that we can be there for people and offer quality care to their pets.

“The best days are when we get to see animals walk again. We even had a patient who went on to win an agility championship after her treatment.”—Jess Coffey, Animal Care Tech Specialist, AFSCME Unit 7 - Technical

“We handle three to six cases a day, and our patients include everything from small cats to a 160-pound mastiff. While we specialize in radiation, we’re cross-trained in anesthesia. I’ve been able to learn and grow so much over my eight years at the VMC, and working with someone who’s become a close friend makes my job even more rewarding.”—Amy Newland, Animal Care Tech Specialist, AFSCME Unit 7 - Technical

Learn more about veterinary technician jobs at the Veterinary Medical Center.

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Learn how the UMN bike program can help both your health and bottom line.

A one-year free membership in Shipt is still available for faculty, staff, and students. 

Employees who violate the University’s Drug-Free policy, Smoke-and Tobacco-Free policy, or Code of Conduct and perform work while impaired due to the use of controlled substances are subject to disciplinary action.

The Twin Cities campus Farmers Market is back for the 2023 season! 

The anticipated legalization of recreational marijuana in Minnesota will not impact employee performance expectations.