VETERINARY TECH 2
JOB NO.: 104635-TE
Work Type: Temporary
Categories: Agricultural, Animal, Biological and Life Sciences, Animal Care, Veterinary Medicine, Research, Scientific
Employment Class: Temporary Employment
Position Vacancy ID: 104635
Working Title: VETERINARY TECH 2
Official Title: VETERINARY TECH 2(35302)
Hiring Department: A348800-VCRGE/PRIMATE/PRIMATE
Term: This is a Temporary appointment
This is an intermediate-level Veterinary Technician position providing technical support to the Veterinary Services Unit in the Animal Services Division of the Wisconsin National Primate Research Center (WNPRC) located at UW-Madison. The incumbent assists WNPRC Veterinary staff in performing a wide range of duties relating to the care of nonhuman primates at the WNPRC. In addition to the responsibilities of the Veterinary Technician 1 classification, the responsibilities for this classification include minor non-invasive surgical techniques (soft tissue biopsies, multiple layer or complex suturing) and assisting the surgeon in major clinical surgeries and advanced dentistry procedures such as major or minor extractions. Provide back up for other veterinarian technicians in times of high case flow or absence. Provide training, assistance and instruction to new members of the veterinary staff, researchers, and members of the research community who are requesting orientation to primate use and handling. The position will also require the technician to interact with investigators on a daily basis to coordinate clinical needs of the animals with the research needs to provide optimal outcomes for both.
Monday-Friday 7:30am to 4:00pm
Occassional night and weekend work hours may be required.
Must be willing to work on-call and weekend hours.
The possibility exists that schedule may transition to Tuesday-Saturday or Sunday-Thursday.
Instructions to applicants:
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To apply, you will be asked to submit a cover letter and resume highlighting your qualifications as they relate to this position, and three professional references. Please address the following information in your application materials:
- Indicate your level of experience assisting with or independently administering anesthesia in an animal research laboratory or clinical setting, or any experience you have obtained through formal education or on-the-job training.
- Highlight your experience with performing blood collection, tube intubation and oro-gastric gavage in an animal research laboratory or clinical setting, or any experience you have obtained through formal education or on-the-job training.
- Highlight your experience performing suturing, bandaging, and administering IV fluid treatments with animals in an animal research laboratory or clinical setting, or any experience you have obtained through formal education or on-the-job training.
Additional Link: Full Position Details
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Advertised: Apr 13 2018 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: Apr 25 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time