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VETERINARY TECHNICIAN: ANESTHESIA

Apply now Job no: 247529-US
Work type: Onsite, Staff-Full Time
Department:VET M/CCU-ANESTH-ER/ANESTHES
Location: Madison
Categories: Clinical Animal Care

Job Summary:

This position assists professional veterinary medical personnel in complex anesthesia procedures in support of the daily operational needs of UW Veterinary Care (UWVC). Employees work with both small and large animal patients in Anesthesia with back-up support to the Critical Care Unit. The work involves independent decision-making responsibilities which can affect the quality/outcome of animal life. Initiative and follow through capabilities are essential. 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) Oversees/coordinates/guides workflow specific to procedures requiring anesthesia.
2) Develops knowledge and responsibility in area of specialization to include: maintenance of special equipment, instructing others in use and care, assisting clinicians and students in procedures.
3) Anticipates needs of clinicians/staff/students in procedures and primary care.
4) Assists in the instruction of professional veterinary students and training of entry level Veterinary Technicians as requested.
5) Contributes/participates in team building by assisting in problem solving activities.

About the Job:

Veterinary Technician I (AN002)
Veterinary Technician II (AN003)
Veterinary Technician III (AN004)

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Education:

Required
H.S. Diploma

Qualifications:

To qualify for Level 1: Entry level, new CVT grad or awaiting to sit for the CVT exam, or some CVT working experience with no specialization.

To qualify for Level 2: Generally over 2 years of veterinary tech experience, may substitute years of experience for
specialization.

To qualify for Level 3: Veterinary Tech Specialist (VTS), or highly qualified and specialized in a specific area, may have prior experience from another university hospital.

License/Certification:

Preferred
CVT - Certified Veterinary Technician
Or eligible to obtain within 12 months

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:

UW-Madison employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to January 18, 2022 or the first day of employment, whichever comes later. An individual is considered fully vaccinated for COVID-19 two weeks after receiving the single-dose vaccine or two weeks after the second dose in a two-dose vaccination series. Medical or religious accommodations will be considered. Please visit https://covidresponse.wisc.edu for more information.

Additional Information:

Sign-on Bonus of 3-5% of base pay (based on FTE) to be paid quarterly over the first year of employment (Minimum of $1,800+ for Veterinary Technicians).

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

This position is posted at Vet Tech levels 1, 2 and 3. Level is determined by qualifications based on type of prior veterinary tech experience.

To qualify for Level 1: Entry level, new CVT grad or awaiting to sit for the CVT exam, or some CVT working experience with no specialization.

To qualify for Level 2: Generally over 2 years of veterinary tech experience, may substitute years of experience for specialization.

To qualify for Level 3: Veterinary Tech Specialist (VTS), or highly qualified and specialized in a specific area, may have prior experience from another university hospital.

UW Veterinary Care offers competitive wages (including night and weekend differential, if applicable), outstanding employee benefits (https://hr.wisc.edu/benefits/new-employee-benefits-enrollment/benefits-for-employees-covered-by-the-wrs), ample paid time off (https://hr.wisc.edu/benefits/leave/paid-leave/), and financial support for continuing education and pursuing specialty certification.

The UW-Madison campus and the surrounding area have many enriching opportunities. Madison was named the most bike friendly city; the Dane County Farmer's Market is one of the largest in the nation; Madison has the most restaurants per capita of any U.S. city; Madison consistently ranks as a top community in which to live, work, and play; and the University is nationally recognized for academics and athletics. Please see the following link for more information: https://www.visitmadison.com/

Department(s):

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

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

This position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Work Schedule:

Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm with a 30 min lunch. Schedule is subject to change depending on needs of the hospital.

Variable night, weekend and holiday on-call shifts as required by the unit.

Sign-on Bonus of 3-5% of base pay (based on FTE) to be paid quarterly over the first year of employment (Minimum of $1,800+ for Veterinary Technicians).

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Minimum $18.00 Maximum $28.00 HOURLY
Depending on Qualifications

How to Apply:

Begin the online application process by clicking the 'Apply Now' button. Applicants are asked to upload a cover letter outlining your experience as related to the position, current resume, as well as a list of professional references, including your current supervisor. This position is being posted at Vet Tech levels 1, 2 and 3. Level and pay are commensurate with experience. Please ensure that the resume and cover letter address how you meet the minimum/preferred qualifications for the position.

Contact:

Karen Majerus
karen.majerus@wisc.edu
608-263-0518
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. )



Official Title:

Veterinary Technician I(AN002) or Veterinary Technician II(AN003) or Veterinary Technician III(AN004)

Employment Class:

University Staff-Ongoing

Job Number:

247529-US

  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

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