Madison, WI
Apr 01, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 101488-US

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Animal Care, Veterinary Medicine, Health Care, Medical, Social Services

Employment Class: University Staff-Ongoing

Position Vacancy ID: 101488


Official Title: ULTRASOUND TECH(35060)


FTE: 100%

Term: This is an Ongoing appointment

Advertised Salary: $26.62 - $44.14

Job Summary: This position provides specialized technical support to the daily operational needs of the Ultrasound Service of UW Veterinary Care (UWVC). The position requires advanced technical skills, independence of action and initiative to coordinate and follow through with technical responsibilities. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

1) Demonstration of advanced skills in ultrasound imaging; responsible for minor maintenance of equipment, instructing others in use and care of ultrasound equipment, and assisting clinicians in procedures
2) Anticipate needs of clinicians during procedures; maintain ultrasound area in a state of readiness
3) Oversee, guide, and provide instruction of ultrasound to students, interns, and residents.
4) Contribute to team building by taking a lead role in problem solving activities

The incumbent performs complex exams requiring independent decisions based upon clinical situations to ensure that high quality animal patient care is offered. Supervision is by the Radiology Faculty and the Diagnostic Imaging Services area supervisor.

Requirements: Completion of accredited diagnostic ultrasound technology program. Certification as Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer. Prior veterinary experience preferred, but not required. Must be able to work independently and utilize a high degree of technical aptitude. Must be able to develop an in-depth knowledge of veterinary anatomy and disease pathology in multiple species. Must have good communication skills and interest in teaching veterinary students, interns and residents in veterinary ultrasonography. Must have flexibility to respond to unexpected changes in daily work volume.

Schedule Comment: Monday - Friday: 9:00am - 5:30pm

Contact: Susan Bethke
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 to start the application process. To apply, you will be asked to submit a cover letter and resume highlighting your qualifications as they relate to this position.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Probationary Period will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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.

Advertised: 31 Mar 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: 28 Apr 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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