WISCARES VETERINARIAN

Location
Madison, WI
Posted
Jul 07, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


JOB NO.: 95236-AS

Work Type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time

Department: VET M/ADMIN-DEAN'S OFFICE


Location: Madison

Categories: Animal Care, Veterinary Medicine, Instructional

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Terminal

Position Vacancy ID: 95236-AS

Working Title: WisCARES Veterinarian

Official Title: CLINICAL INSTRUCTOR(D54NN)

FTE: 50% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: AUGUST 13, 2018

Term: This position will end on AUGUST 12, 2020.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $85,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications



Degree and Area of Specialization:

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or equivalent.



Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

A minimum of three years clinical experience or internship/residency training preferred. Aptitude and/or experience in clinical instruction of DVM students and interns are expected.



License or certificate:

Must maintain a Wisconsin license to practice veterinary medicine.



Position Summary:

WisCARES is a program that works with low-income pet owners in Dane County and is currently in the process of building out a low-income veterinary medical clinic. We are seeking a Veterinarian to add to the team. A minimum of three years clinical experience or internship/residency training preferred. Aptitude and/or experience in clinical instruction of DVM students and interns are expected. 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) Receiving cases and providing care for WisCARES clients.
2) Direct oversight of cases received by students/interns, mentoring of student-client communication, teaching clinical skills to veterinary students/interns.
3) Perform surgical procedures including spays, neuters, cystotomies, enterotomies, and other non-specialty surgeries.
4) Perform dental procedures, including dental extractions.
5) Assists supervisor and WisCARES team in problem solving.
6) Works with interdisciplinary team of veterinary medicine, social work, pharmacy and human medicine to facilitate interprofessional learning opportunities for students.
7) Participates and understands the importance of working as an interdisciplinary team member to maximize clinical efficacy.
8) Demonstrates good interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate proposed ideas and solutions.

The work is performed under general direction.



Additional Information:

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.

Knowledge and Skills:
1. Surgical experience with variety of procedures
2. Urgent care and case management in restricted resource environment
3. Understanding and respect of Human-Animal Bond
4. Prioritizes cultural humility
5. Experience with instruction of veterinary medical students preferred
6. Experience with WisCARES preferred

Schedule comments:
No overnights
No on call

This position will start at 50% FTE (part-time) with the expectation that it could be increased to a 100% position as revenue allows.

If additional funding is available, the position may be extended for an additional year, or converted to a renewable appointment.



Contact:

William Gilles
wkgilles@wisc.edu
608-890-2713
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:

To apply for this position, please click on "Apply Now". You will be required to upload a cover letter, resume, and a document listing the contact information for three professional references. For questions regarding the application process, please contact Nancy Parkinson at nancy.parkinson@wisc.edu or 608-262-1158.



Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

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

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Advertised: Jul 6 2018 Central Daylight Time


Application Close: Aug 4 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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