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VETERINARY ASSISTANT: LARGE ANIMAL HOSPITAL

Apply now Job no: 225312-FTF
Work type: Staff-Part Time
Department:VET M/LRG AN SVS/LA-TECHS
Location: Madison
Categories: Animal Care, Veterinary Medicine

Position Summary:

This is an entry level position providing technical support to the daily operational needs in all areas of the Large Animal Area of the UW Veterinary Care (UWVC). 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 of technical skills utilized in the area for quality patient care.
2) Participates in review of inpatient cases/treatments and gives assistance where needed.
3) Develops the ability to anticipate and initiate the needs of Clinical Faculty and staff during procedures/daily operational needs.
4) Assists hospital staff with large animal handling.

The work is performed under direct supervision.

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

Degree and Area of Specialization:

No Degree Required

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

1. Knowledge of inventory, record keeping and billing procedures utilized in a veterinary hospital.
2. Ability to function calmly in stressful, life and death situations.
3. Good oral and written communication skills.
4. Knowledge of standards for quality animal nursing care and proper procedures associated with large animal patients.

Department(s):

A878320-SCHOOL OF VET MEDICINE/LRG AN SVS/LA-TECHS

Work Schedule:

Tuesday-Friday, 9AM-5:30PM
75% FTE
Some flexible hours and holidays required, depending on the needs of the unit.

Appointment Type, Duration:

Terminal, 24 month appointment.
This position has the possibility to be extended or converted to an ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding

Salary:

Minimum $13.50 HOURLY
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, current resume, as well as a list of professional references.

Contact:

Toni Schriver
toni.schriver@wisc.edu
608-263-9938
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:

ANIMAL RESEARCH TECH(46071)

Employment Class:

University Staff-Fixed Term

Job Number:

225312-FTF

  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/

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Fall 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/.

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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