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University of Wisconsin–Madison

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University of Wisconsin–Madison



Apply now Job no: 227159-US
Work type: Staff-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Animal Care, Veterinary Medicine

Position Summary:

This position will aid Certified Veterinary Technicians (CVTs) who are engaged in the care of patients in the ER and Critical Care Unit (CCU) of UW Veterinary Care (UWVC). The incumbent is not a Certified Veterinary Technician, he/she is limited to assisting in duties which require licensure by the State of Wisconsin. The work is performed under close supervision. Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

1. Assists with and executes the preparation, completion, and documentation of basic technical animal care procedures, assessments, and medication administration according to established care plans and medical necessity
2. Cleans and maintains organization of animal holding spaces, work areas and equipment
3. Inventories and organizes supplies
4. Maintains organization of and updates records related to medical procedures and billing
5. Assists with routine laboratory tests and specimen collection according to established medical orders and care plans
6. Documents and disseminates results to the appropriate entities
7. Serves as a point of contact for animal owners and stakeholders providing information and answering questions

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:

H.S. Diploma - Preferred Minimum
Desire to obtain degree in Veterinary Technology - preferred

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Preferred Qualifications:
- Basic animal handling skills
- Knowledge of good client-relation principles
- Ability to follow written and verbal rules and instructions accurately
- Experience in veterinary hospital setting or referral practice with animal handling experience preferred

Additional Information:

English Proficiency Required - This position requires one or more of the following abilities: ability to speak, read, write, and/or understand verbal instructions in English Requires the ability to lift a minimum of 50lbs. independently and physical and manual dexterity to perform required tasks.

Please note that successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.



Work Schedule:

Week 1: Monday 8PM-8AM / Thursday 10 PM-8AM / Friday 10PM-8AM / Saturday 10PM-8AM (34 hour week)
Week 2: Sunday 10PM-8AM / Tuesday 10PM-8AM / Wednesday 10PM-8AM
(38 hour week)

Will include Holiday and weekend shifts
Night and Weekend differential applicable on top of the base pay

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $15.00 Maximum $19.00 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.


Melinda Carmody
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:


Employment Class:

University Staff-Ongoing

Job Number:


  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:

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:

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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