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VETERINARY FLEX TECHNICIAN - CCU/ER

Apply now Job no: 103594-FTF
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department:VET M/CCU-ANESTH-ER/CCU
Location: Madison
Categories: Animal Care, Veterinary Medicine

Position Vacancy ID:

103594

Employment Class:

University Staff-Fixed Term Finite

Working Title:

VETERINARY FLEX TECHNICIAN - CCU/ER

Official Title:

VETERINARY TECH 3(35303) or VETERINARY TECH 2(35302) or VETERINARY TECH 1(35301)

Hiring Department:

A878150-SCHOOL OF VET MEDICINE/CCU-ANESTH-ER/CCU

FTE:

100%

Term:

This is a Terminal appointment

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $15.35

Job Summary:

This is an advanced level position requiring extensive technical knowledge and skill, independence of action and cooperative team effort to meet the operational/ instructional needs of the Critical Care Unit and Emergency Services of the UW Veterinary Care (UWVC). This is a flex position to include coverage to the unit based on operational needs which includes but is not limited to day, night, weekends and holidays. Position responsibilities require the individual to demonstrate initiative and the ability to make independent discretionary judgments that can affect the quality/outcome of animal life. Requires the ability to lift a minimum of 50lbs. independently and physical and manual dexterity to perform specialized technical tasks. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

1) Oversees and assures that high quality nursing care is administered and maintained in the primary care of animal patients.

2) Participates in instruction of veterinary students and training of veterinary technicians.

3) Monitors veterinary student participation in daily receiving schedules, initiates changes and lends assistance when needed.

4) Assists supervisor in problem solving activities and administrative tasks.

5) Participates and understands the importance of working as a team member within the hospital structure (i.e. communication with supervisors and faculty for enhancing productivity and quality patient care).

6) Demonstrates good interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate proposed ideas and solutions.

The work is performed under general direction.

Requirements:

Certification as Wisconsin Veterinary Technician or Eligibility to Obtain

Additional Requirements:

Requires licensing (or the ability to obtain such licensing) as a Wisconsin Certified Veterinary Technician. Requires the ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. independently and physical and manual dexterity to perform specialized technical tasks.

Referral/ER, CCU/ER experience preferred, great customer service skills, excellent multi-tasking skills, and phone/client skills.



Schedule Comment:

Flexible hours depending on the needs of the department.
May include day or night shift and may include a limited number of on-call hours.
Work schedule is made 2 weeks in advance.

Flexible premium pay of $3.00 per hour based on qualifications and past experience.

This position could become a permanent position in the future.

Contact:

Meenu Verma
mverma2@wisc.edu
608-263-9905
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click on the 'Apply Now' button. You will be asked to upload a current resume and cover letter briefly describing your qualifications relevant to the position. You will also be asked to provide contact information for three (3) references, including at least one current or former supervisor.

Title and pay rate will be decided at time of hire based on candidate qualifications and experience.
Vet Tech 1 Pay Range: $15.34-$25.51
Vet Tech 2 Pay Range: $16.61- $27.58
Vet Tech 3 Pay Range:$17.97- $29.83

Additional Link: Full Position Details
  NOTE: A Probationary Period will be Required
  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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