University of Wisconsin - Madison

Position Vacancy ID: 106744
Posted Title(s): VETERINARY TECH 3(35303) or VETERINARY TECH 2(35302) or VETERINARY TECH 1(35301)

Title:VETERINARY TECH 3
Working Title:VETERINARY TECH
FTE:1
Schedule - Range:06-14
Pay Rate: $17.97 - $24.00

Title Specifications

Job Summary:This is an objective level position performing technical responsibilities in support of the 24 hours needs of the Critical Care Unit and Emergency Services of UW Veterinary Care (UWVC). The position requires the individual to make independent and responsible decisions which may affect the outcome/quality of animal life. 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/guides workflow in area focusing on special patient needs.
2) Anticipates needs of clinicians in procedures and primary care.
3) Participates in case overviews to better access and direct technical patient support.
4) Develops knowledge and responsibility in area of specialization to include maintenance of special equipment, instructing
others in use and care, assisting clinician/students in procedures.
5) Contributes to team management care utilized in Critical Care Unit and Emergency Services.

The work is performed under general supervision.

Requirements:A Criminal Background Check Will Be Conducted
A Probationary Period will be Required
Certification as Wisconsin Veterinary Technician or Eligibility to Obtain

Additional
Requirements:
Licensed CVT, Highly qualified candidates will have the following: prior experience working as a critical care/ emergency technician; excellent technical skills, communication skills, including the ability to triage phone calls, perform patient intake, perform treatments, understanding of critical cases to assist the doctors. Ability to multitask and prioritize while assisting/teaching 4th year students. Ability to function calmly in stressful situations and to work cooperatively with other people. Requires the ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. independently and physical and manual dexterity to perform specialized technical tasks.

Schedule
Comment:
There will be a rotating schedule.
WEEK 1
Sun, Wed, Thurs 3:00PM-1:00AM
On call hours till 4:00AM in the CCU.
Saturday 7:00AM-5:00PM in the ER.

WEEK 2
Mon,Tues, Fri, Sat 3:00PM-1:00AM
On call till 4:00AM in the CCU
 
Organization:SCHOOL OF VETERINARY MEDICINE - UWVC
 
Contact Name:Kate Hawley
Contact Phone:608-263-9905
Contact Email:kate.hawley@wisc.edu
Contact TTY Phone:608-263-2473
 
How To Apply: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.
Application
Deadline:
January 24, 2019
 
Address:VETERINARY MEDICINE BUILDING     Room:
 2015 LINDEN DR
 MADISON, WI 53706-1100

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:  http://www.oed.wisc.edu/478.htm

NOTE: Please indicate in writing if you request that your identity be kept confidential. If you do not indicate your preference to remain confidential, the University may be required to disclose your identify and/or application materials. The identity of finalists and successful candidates will be revealed upon request. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).  

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