JOB NO.: 101245-US
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Department: VET M/CCU-ANESTH-ER/CCU
Categories: Animal Care, Veterinary Medicine
Employment Class: University Staff-Ongoing
Position Vacancy ID: 101245
Working Title: VETERINARY TECH
Official Title: VETERINARY TECH 3(35303) or VETERINARY TECH 2(35302) or VETERINARY TECH 1(35301)
Hiring Department: A878150-SCHOOL OF VET MEDICINE/CCU-ANESTH-ER/CCU
FTE: 90% - 100%
Term: This is an Ongoing appointment
Advertised Salary: $15.35 - $29.83
Job Summary: This is an advanced level position providing support to the Emergency and CCU of the UW Veterinary Care (UWVC). Position requires extensive technical knowledge and skill, independence of action and cooperative team effort to meet the operational needs of the service. Position responsibilities require the individual to demonstrate initiative and the ability to make independent discretionary judgments that may affect the outcome/quality of animal life. 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 high quality nursing care is administered and maintained in the triage and emergent care of animal patients.
2) Participates in instruction of veterinary students and training of veterinary technicians.
3) Assists supervisor in problem-solving activities and administrative tasks.
4) 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).
5) Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate proposed ideas and solutions.
The work is performed under general direction.
Requirements: Requires the ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. independently and physical and manual dexterity to perform specialized technical tasks.
Preferred one year experience as a Veterinary Technician, experience with ER or CCU work strongly preferred and experience in triaging cases preferred.
Schedule Comment: The schedule will be to work three days, off two days, work two days, off three days. 3-2-2-3. The schedules allows a three day weekend every other week.
Monday - Friday Hours: 2:00PM - 11:00PM
Saturday - Sunday Hours: 10:00AM - 11:00PM
FTE Range: .90 - 1.00
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.
This position is posted at 3 levels: Vet Tech 1, Vet Tech 2, and Vet Tech 3.
The title level, duties, and rate of pay will be determined based on qualifications and experience level.
The pay range for Veterinary Technicians are as follows:
Veterinary Technician 1: $15.35 - $25.51
Veterinary Technician 2: $16.61 - $27.58
Veterinary Technician 3: $17.97 - $29.83
Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Probationary Period will be Required
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Advertised: 02 Mar 2017 Central Standard Time
Application Close: 21 Apr 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time