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VETERINARY TECHNICIAN

Apply now Job no: 103838-US
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department:VET M/SA EMERGENCY SERVICES
Location: Madison
Categories: Animal Care, Veterinary Medicine

Position Vacancy ID:

103838

Employment Class:

University Staff-Ongoing

Working Title:

VETERINARY TECHNICIAN

Official Title:

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

Hiring Department:

A878175-SCHOOL OF VET MEDICINE/SA EMERGENCY SERVICES

FTE:

90%

Term:

This is an Ongoing appointment

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $15.35

Job Summary:

This is an entry to advanced level position providing support to the Triage/Emergency Service of the School of Veterinary Medicine's UW Veterinary Care (UWVC). Position requires decision making responsibilities which may affect the outcome/quality 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) Learns and develops proficiency in technical skills utilized in assigned area for quality patient care.

2) Develops the ability to anticipate and initiate the needs of clinical faculty and staff during procedures and to meet daily operational needs.

3) Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate information to clinicians, staff, animal owners and referring veterinarians.

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

The work is performed under direct supervision.

Requirements:

Certification as Wisconsin Veterinary Technician or Eligibility to Obtain

Additional Requirements:

Requires the ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. independently and physical and manual dexterity to perform specialized technical tasks.
CVT, ER service experience preferred, referral practice preferred, and great customer service skills.

Schedule Comment:

Rotating schedule, working every other full weekend.

Week 1: Sunday ( (4:30pm-2:30am)
Monday, Thursday and Friday (4:30pm-2:30am)
Week 2: Monday (7:00am-5:00pm)
Wednesday, Friday (4:30pm-2:30am)
Saturday (4:30pm-2:30am)

FTE Range: 90-100%

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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