Job description

JOB NO.: 104264-US

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Animal Care, Veterinary Medicine

Employment Class: University Staff-Ongoing

Position Vacancy ID: 104264


Official Title: VETERINARY TECH 3(35303) or VETERINARY TECH 2(35302) or VETERINARY TECH 1(35301)


FTE: 100%

Term: This is an Ongoing appointment

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $15.35

Job Summary:

This is an entry to advanced level Veterinary Technician position assisting professional veterinary medical personnel in routine and complex anesthesia procedures in support of the daily operational needs of the UW Veterinary Care (UWVC). Employees work with both small and large animal patients in Anesthesia with back-up support to the Critical Care Unit. Employees are involved with decision-making responsibilities which can affect the quality/outcome of animal life. 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 in technical skills utilized in assigned area for quality patient care.

2) Participates in overview/coordination of daily anesthesia schedule for both large and small animal patients.

3) Participates in weekly case discussions to enhance knowledge and case management skills.

4) Develops the ability to anticipate and initiate the needs of clinical faculty and staff during procedures and to meet daily operational needs.

The work is performed under direct supervision.


Certification as Wisconsin Veterinary Technician

Schedule Comment:

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday- 8:00AM-6:30PM with 30 minute lunch.

This position is required to work approximately 2-4 on-call 12 hour shifts/month and some holiday on-call. On-call requires you to report for work within 30 minutes for emergency veterinary services provided by the UWVC.


Meenu Verma
[email protected]
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. You will be asked to upload a current resume and cover letter briefly describing your qualifications relevant to the position. You will also be asked to provide contact information for three (3) references, including at least one current or former supervisor.

Title and pay rate will be decided at time of hire based on candidate qualifications and experience.
Vet Tech 1 Pay Range: $15.34-$25.51
Vet Tech 2 Pay Range: $16.61- $27.58
Vet Tech 3 Pay Range:$17.97- $29.83

Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Probationary Period will be Required

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

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Advertised: Mar 6 2018 Central Standard Time

Application Close: Mar 22 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time





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Posted: 3/7/2018
Application Due: 3/23/2018
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