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VETERINARY TECHNICIAN

Apply now Job no: 104089-US
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department:VET M/CCU-ANESTH-ER/ANESTHES
Location: Madison
Categories: Animal Care, Veterinary Medicine

Position Vacancy ID:

104089

Employment Class:

University Staff-Ongoing

Working Title:

VETERINARY TECH

Official Title:

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

Hiring Department:

A878100-SCHOOL OF VET MEDICINE/CCU-ANESTH-ER/ANESTHES

FTE:

100%

Term:

This is an Ongoing appointment

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $15.35

Job Summary:

This is an entry level position assisting professional veterinary medical personnel in routine and complex anesthesia procedures in support of the daily operational needs of the UW Veterinary Care (UWVC). Employees work with both small and large animal patients in Anesthesia with back-up support to the Critical Care Unit. Employes are involved with decision-making responsibilities which can affect the quality/outcome of animal life. Requires the ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. 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) Participates in overview/coordination of daily anesthesia schedule for both large and small animal patients.

3) Participates in weekly case discussions to enhance knowledge and case management skills.

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

The work is performed under direct supervision.

Requirements:

Certification as Wisconsin Veterinary Technician

Additional Requirements:

Highly qualified candidates will possess the following: a minimum of 1 yr experience providing anesthesia, including the ability to provide anesthesia to a variety of species of animals; ability to assist with instruction of 4th yr students, ability to make independent decisions which can affect the quality/outcome of animal life; function calmly in stressful life and death situations; possess excellent communication and technical skills; knowledge of physiologic monitors used in anesthesia.

Requires ability to lift 50 lbs independently and the physical and manual dexterity to perform specialized technical tasks.

Special consideration given to: Technicians with Veterinary Technician Specialty in Anesthesia (VTS).

Schedule Comment:

Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm, including a 30 minute lunch.
This position is required to work approximately 2-4 on-call 12 hour shifts/month and some holiday on-call. On-call requires you to report for work within 30 minutes for emergency veterinary services provided by the UWVC.

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.

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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