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Veterinary Technician: Anesthesia

Company: University of WisconsinMadison
Location: Madison
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

Job Summary: Are you looking to expand your skill set in an innovative and exciting environment? Join us at UW Veterinary Care (UWVC)! This position assists professional veterinary medical personnel in anesthetic procedures in support of the daily operational needs of UWVC. We provide on-site training to help you gain the skills you need to be successful! Independent decision making, initiative, communication, and reliablity are all desired skills for this role. Make a true difference in the lives of our patients!Responsibilities: Veterinary Technician II (AN003)Veterinary Technician III (AN004)Veterinary Technician I (AN002) Tasks: Restrains and anesthetizes various species: dogs, cats, horses, cattle, birds and exotics, etc Assists or initiates preparation/workup of patient undergoing anesthesia Maintains accurate patient records and assists with service billing practices Participates in the teaching and learning mission of UWVC Assists with maintaining service equipment Participate in rotating on-call shifts as needed Provides optimal patient care utlizing technical skills and appropriate pain management techniques Stocks and maintains adequate supplies in induction and storage areas of anesthesia service Brings a helpful and positive attitude to the service Institutional 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 Degree Qualifications: This position is posted at Vet Tech levels 1, 2 and 3. Level is determined by qualifications based on type of prior veterinary tech experience.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 2 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. License/Certification: PreferredCVT - Certified Veterinary TechnicianOr eligible to obtain within 12 months Work Schedule: UW Veterinary Care Anesthesia department has multiple CVT openings! Shifts of 8-12 hrs/day generally available Monday-Friday 8am-6:30pm. Work only the hours required during your shift-no more working late! Approximately 2-4 on-call shifts for emergency cases required per month by the department.Overtime plus night and weekend shift differentials for on-call hours worked. On-call pay of $2.25/hr as well as $50 lump sum payment for each emergency case while on-call. Will provide training based on level of experience. Great opportunity for CVT's interested in expanding their skills or pursuing a VTS in Anesthesia! Join us! 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/Renewable Salary: Minimum $18.00 Maximum $28.00 HOURLYDepending on QualificationsSign on bonus of 5% of base pay (based on FTE) to be paid quarterly over the first year of employment (Minimum of $1800+ for Veterinary Technicians)! Additional Information: Requires the ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. independently and physical and manual dexterity to perform specialized technical tasks.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 link How to Apply: Begin the online application process by clicking the 'Apply Now' button and submit a resume.The deadline for assuring full consideration is December 2, 2022, however, positions will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled. Contact: Karen Majerus

Relay 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/CCU-ANESTH-ER/ANESTHES Employment Class: University Staff-Ongoing Job Number: 270728-CP The 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 Department.Job Type: Full-timePay: $18.00 - $28.00 per hour

Keywords: University of WisconsinMadison, Madison , Veterinary Technician: Anesthesia, Professions , Madison, Wisconsin

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