VETERINARY TECHNICIAN

Location
Madison, WI
Posted
May 19, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


JOB NO.: 105014-US

Work Type: Staff-Part Time

Department: VET M/LRG AN SVS/LA-TECHS


Location: Madison

Categories: Animal Care, Veterinary Medicine

Employment Class: University Staff-Ongoing

Position Vacancy ID: 105014

Working Title: VETERINARY TECHNICIAN

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

Hiring Department: A878320-SCHOOL OF VET MEDICINE/LRG AN SVS/LA-TECHS

FTE: 80%

Term: This is an Ongoing appointment

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $15.35



Job Summary:

This is an advanced level position requiring extensive technical knowledge, skill and independence of action in support of the daily operational needs in all areas of the Large Animal Area of UW Veterinary Care (UWVC). Position responsibilities require the individual to demonstrate initiative and the ability to make independent discretionary judgments with respect to both instructional and technical responsibilities. 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 that high quality nursing care is administered and maintained in the primary care of animal patients.
2) Participates in instruction of veterinary students and training of veterinary technicians.
3) Monitors veterinary student participation in daily receiving schedules, initiates changes and lends assistance when needed.
4) Assists supervisor in problem solving activities and administrative tasks.
5) 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).
6) Demonstrates good interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate proposed ideas and solutions.

The work is performed under general direction.



Requirements:

Certification as Wisconsin Veterinary Technician or Eligibility to Obtain



Schedule Comment:

Every other Friday and Saturday night (9:00pm-9:00am) and every other week with variable hours depending on the needs of the unit. Typical weekday coverage is Monday-Thursday, 1:00pm-9:00pm. 60-80% FTE. The schedule is made one month in advance.



Contact:

Kate Hawley
kate.hawley@wisc.edu
608-263-9905
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 "Apply Now" to start the application process. You will be required to submit a cover letter and resume highlighting your qualifications and experience as it relates to this position. This position is being posted at three levels and position level and hourly pay are dependent on qualifications.



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: May 18 2018 Central Daylight Time


Application Close: Jun 1 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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