VETERINARY TECH

Job description

VETERINARY TECH

Job no: 106197-US
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department:VET M/CCU-ANESTH-ER/ANESTHES
Location: Madison
Categories: Animal Care, Veterinary Medicine

Position Vacancy ID:

106197

Employment Class:

University Staff-Ongoing

Working Title:

VETERINARY TECH

Official Title:

VETERINARY TECH 3(35303) or VETERINARY TECH 2(35302) or VETERINARY TECH 1(35301)

Hiring Department:

A878100-SCHOOL OF VET MEDICINE/CCU-ANESTH-ER/ANESTHES

FTE:

100%

Term:

This is an Ongoing appointment

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $15.35

Job Summary:

This is an advanced level position assisting professional veterinary medical personnel in complex anesthesia procedures in support of the daily operational needs of UW Veterinary Care (UWVC). Employes work with both small and large animal patients in Anesthesia with back-up support to the Critical Care Unit. Position responsibilities require the individual to demonstrate initiative and the ability to make independent discretionary judgments that 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) Oversees and assures that high quality care is administered and maintained in the anesthesia care of animal patients.
2) Monitors workflow schedules specific to procedures requiring anesthesia, initiates changes and lends assistance when
needed.
3) Participates in instruction of veterinary students and training of veterinary technicians.
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

Additional Requirements:

Highly qualified candidates will possess the following: a minimum of 1 yr experience providing anesthesia, including the ability to provide anesthesia to a variety of species of animals; ability to assist with instruction of 4th yr students, ability to make independent decisions which can affect the quality/outcome of animal life; function calmly in stressful life and death situations; possess excellent communication and technical skills; knowledge of physiologic monitors used in anesthesia.

Requires ability to lift 50 lbs independently and the physical and manual dexterity to perform specialized technical tasks.

Special consideration given to: Technicians with Veterinary Technician Specialty in Anesthesia (VTS).

Schedule Comment:

Mon, Tues, Thurs & Fri 8:30am-7pm (10 hr days) with a 30 min lunch and Wed off

Contact:

Kate Hawley
[email protected]
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. You will also be asked to provide contact information for three references.

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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Applications Open: Sep 25 2018 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Oct 24 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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Posted: 10/19/2018
Application Due: 10/19/2027
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