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VETERINARY TECH

Apply now Job no: 109341-US
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department:VET M/CEN SRVS/CS-CNTRL S
Location: Madison
Categories: Animal Care, Veterinary Medicine

Position Summary:

This is an advanced level position requiring extensive technical knowledge, skill and independence of action in support of the daily operational needs of the Operating Room and Central Supply Areas of the UW Veterinary Care (UWVC). This position will have scheduled rotations in the SA ORs and Central Supply. Requires the flexibility to move back and forth from CS to the ORs as needed. Position responsibilities require the individual to demonstrate initiative and the ability to make independent discretionary judgments with respect to both instructional and technical responsibilities. 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 and student workers.

3) Monitors veterinary student participation in daily operating 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.

Position Duties: List of Duties
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

Requirements:

Certification as Wisconsin Veterinary Technician or Eligibility to Obtain
Requires the ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. independently and physical and manual dexterity to perform specialized technical tasks.

Department(s):

A878400-SCHOOL OF VET MEDICINE/CEN SRVS/CS-CNTRL S

Work Type:

Full-time:100%

Work Schedule:

Monday - Friday: 9:45AM - 6:30PM with 45 minute lunch.

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Hourly rate:

Minimum $15.35
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

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 as well as a current resume. This position is being posted at Vet Tech levels 1, 2 and 3. Level and pay are commensurate with experience.

Contact:

Kate Hawley
kate.hawley@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. )



Official Title:

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

Employment Class:

University Staff-Ongoing

Job Number:

109341

  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://oed.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).

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