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Veterinary Technician: Large Animal Hospital

Company: University Of Wisconsinmadison
Location: Madison
Posted on: May 13, 2024

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Job Summary:Are you looking for an exciting career in veterinary medicine? Whether you're an experienced CVT, a new CVT grad, or even if you are eligible for your certified veterinary technician (CVT) license within the next 12 months, we want you, and we train!If you love learning and teaching, then this is the perfect role for you! Join us at UW-Madison's veterinary teaching hospital, and be on the cutting edge of veterinary medicine! This position performs technical responsibilities in support of the 24/7 needs of the Morrie Waud Large Animal Hospital of UW Veterinary Care (UWVC). Make a real difference in patients' and their owners' lives!Responsibilities: Veterinary Technician I (AN002)Veterinary Technician II (AN003)Veterinary Technician III (AN004)Tasks:Assist in all aspects of large animal nursing dutiesEnsures all medical treatments are safely and efficiently performed on patientsAssist in patient euthanasia as requested by DVMParticipate in rotating on-call and holiday shifts as neededAssist with urgent and emergent patient care, as requested by DVMAssist with teaching and training efforts of both 4th year veterinary students and new team membersHave ability to work independentlyBring a positive and productive attitude to the unit, and be willing to assist team members in needInstitutional Statement on Diversity:Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.Education:RequiredH.S. DiplomaPreferredAssociate's DegreeQualifications:To qualify for Level 1: Entry level, new CVT grad or awaiting to sit for the CVT exam, or some CVT working experience with no specialization.To qualify for Level 2: Generally over 3 years of veterinary tech experience, may substitute years of experience for specialization.To qualify for Level 3: Veterinary Tech Specialist (VTS), or highly qualified and specialized in a specific area, may have prior experience from another university hospital.Equine handling skills strongly preferred. Requires the ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. independently and physical and manual dexterity to perform specialized technical tasks.License/Certification:PreferredCVT - Certified Veterinary Technicianor eligible to obtain WI licensure within 12 monthsWork Schedule:UW Veterinary Care Large Animal Hospital has a variety of shifts available! Schedule determined based on unit need.Pay incentives for evening and weekend shifts of $3.00/hour night, $1.80/hour weekend, and the total you could earn is $4.80/hour for weekend and night differential on top of the base pay! 100% Flex position also available with an additional $2.00/hour shift differential in addition to the night and weekend differentials.Position will include holiday and weekend shifts. Potential for additional on-call hours as required by the hospital.Work Type:Full or Part Time: 25% - 100%It is anticipated this position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.Appointment Type, Duration:Ongoing/RenewableSalary:Minimum $18.00 Maximum $28.00 HOURLYDepending on QualificationsSign-on Bonus of 5% of base pay (based on FTE) to be paid over the first year of employment (Minimum of $1,800+ for Veterinary Technicians)!Additional Information:Please note that successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.UW Veterinary Care offers competitive wages (including night and weekend differential, if applicable), outstanding employee benefits (, ample paid time off (, and financial support for continuing education and pursuing specialty certification.The UW-Madison campus and the surrounding area have many enriching opportunities. Madison was named the most bike friendly city; the Dane County Farmer's Market is one of the largest in the nation; Madison has the most restaurants per capita of any U.S. city; Madison consistently ranks as a top community in which to live, work, and play; and the University is nationally recognized for academics and athletics. Please see the following linkHow to Apply:Begin the online application process by clicking the 'Apply Now' button. You will be asked to submit a current resume. This position is being posted at Vet Tech levels 1, 2 and 3. Level and pay are commensurate with experience.The deadline for assuring full consideration is February 10, 2023; however, the position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.Contact:Toni Schrivertoni.schriver@wisc.edu608-263-9938Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1. See RELAY_SERVICE for further information.Official Title:Veterinary Technician I(AN002) or Veterinary Technician II(AN003) or Veterinary Technician III(AN004)Department(s):A87-SCHOOL OF VET MEDICINE/LRG AN SVS/LA-TECHSEmployment Class:University Staff-OngoingJob Number:274104-CPThe University of Wisconsin-Madison is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, including but not limited to, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, pregnancy, disability, or status as a protected veteran and other bases as defined by federal regulations and UW System policies. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Jobble

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