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Veterinary Nurse: Special Species

  • ... Madison, Wiltz, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 28 per hour
  • Posted on: Mar 12, 2024       Expires on: Apr 26, 2024

Veterinary Nurse: Special Species   

JOB TITLE:

Veterinary Nurse: Special Species

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Madison Wiltz United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Full job description

Job Summary:

The position plays a vital role supporting clinicians and staff in providing routine and specialized care for exotic pet patients that include but not limited to rabbits, rodents, reptiles, birds, and other animals.
The selected candidate will be able to expand their skills in an innovative and exciting environment.
The position requires the ability and willingness to collaborate with and interact as part of a team within the Special Species service and all other services in the hospital.

Responsibilities:

Veterinary Technician I (AN002)

Veterinary Technician II (AN003)

Veterinary Technician III (AN004)

Tasks:

  • Responsible for independently and proficiently performing technical nursing responsibilities to provide quality patient care
  • Participates in the instructional needs of the teaching hospital as needed.
    Participates in the training and mentoring of students, interns, technicians, assistants, and residents
  • Responsible for maintaining equipment and adequate inventory of area supplies and cleanliness of facility
  • Obtain patient history and provide guidance to clients regarding husbandry, patient care, and/or questions regarding appointments, procedures, and surgeries
  • Help aid DVMs in patient appointments, procedures, and surgeries which may include sedation and/or anesthesia
  • Assists in providing accurate estimates to clients and able to answer questions regarding procedures and diagnostics.
  • Ensures charge capture is accurate and reflects patient care provided
  • General cleaning and maintenance for the service
  • Continue to look to gain knowledge to be able to provide quality care for all patients.
  • Continue to gain and seek knowledge opportunities that will benefit self, service, and the hospital
  • Bring a positive, helpful, and collaborative attitude to the unit and hospital.
    Listens effectively to others and contributes to a positive working environment.
  • Supports/conveys positive, friendly image of the University/hospital and special species service.
  • Follows personal, hospital, and section policies and procedures
  • Promotes emphasis on customer satisfaction and importance of responding courteously and promptly to all internal and external customers
  • Participates in on-call shifts as required by the hospital
  • Other duties as assigned

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:

Required
H.
S.
Diploma

Preferred
Associate's Degree

Qualifications:

Requires the ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.
independently and physical and manual dexterity to perform specialized technical tasks.
Preferred knowledge, certification and working experience with wildlife, zoo, and exotic animal patients and anesthesia.


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:

Preferred
CVT - Certified Veterinary Technician
If unlicensed, must obtain Wisconsin licensure within your first 12 months of employment with UWVC

Work Schedule:

Hours generally scheduled Monday-Friday, between 7:30AM-5:30PM.
Final schedule to be determined based on hospital need and candidate availability.


Potential for additional on-call hours as required by the hospital.

Work Type:

Part Time: 50% - 80%

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 HOURLY
Depending on Qualifications

Sign on bonus of 5% of base pay (based on FTE) to be paid in two installments over first year of employment.

This position is being posted at Vet Tech levels 1, 2 and 3.
Level and pay are commensurate with experience.

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 (https://hr.
wisc.
edu/benefits/new-employee-benefits-enrollment/benefits-for-employees-covered-by-the-wrs), ample paid time off (https://hr.
wisc.
edu/benefits/leave/paid-leave/), 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.
Please include a current copy of your resume detailing your relevant experience.

Contact:

Tammi Walsh
twalsh7@wisc.
edu
608-263-7600
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/SA III/SA-DENTIST

Employment Class:

University Staff-Ongoing

Job Number:

292791-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.

Position Details

POSTED:

Mar 12, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

28 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1710568218-707573ea8ea24fcc54e9caf2f9351155

LOCATION:

Wiltz United States

CITY:

Madison

Job Origin:

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Full job description

Job Summary:

The position plays a vital role supporting clinicians and staff in providing routine and specialized care for exotic pet patients that include but not limited to rabbits, rodents, reptiles, birds, and other animals. The selected candidate will be able to expand their skills in an innovative and exciting environment. The position requires the ability and willingness to collaborate with and interact as part of a team within the Special Species service and all other services in the hospital.

Responsibilities:

Veterinary Technician I (AN002)

Veterinary Technician II (AN003)

Veterinary Technician III (AN004)

Tasks:

  • Responsible for independently and proficiently performing technical nursing responsibilities to provide quality patient care
  • Participates in the instructional needs of the teaching hospital as needed. Participates in the training and mentoring of students, interns, technicians, assistants, and residents
  • Responsible for maintaining equipment and adequate inventory of area supplies and cleanliness of facility
  • Obtain patient history and provide guidance to clients regarding husbandry, patient care, and/or questions regarding appointments, procedures, and surgeries
  • Help aid DVMs in patient appointments, procedures, and surgeries which may include sedation and/or anesthesia
  • Assists in providing accurate estimates to clients and able to answer questions regarding procedures and diagnostics.
  • Ensures charge capture is accurate and reflects patient care provided
  • General cleaning and maintenance for the service
  • Continue to look to gain knowledge to be able to provide quality care for all patients.
  • Continue to gain and seek knowledge opportunities that will benefit self, service, and the hospital
  • Bring a positive, helpful, and collaborative attitude to the unit and hospital. Listens effectively to others and contributes to a positive working environment.
  • Supports/conveys positive, friendly image of the University/hospital and special species service.
  • Follows personal, hospital, and section policies and procedures
  • Promotes emphasis on customer satisfaction and importance of responding courteously and promptly to all internal and external customers
  • Participates in on-call shifts as required by the hospital
  • Other duties as assigned

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:

Required
H.S. Diploma

Preferred
Associate's Degree

Qualifications:

Requires the ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. independently and physical and manual dexterity to perform specialized technical tasks. Preferred knowledge, certification and working experience with wildlife, zoo, and exotic animal patients and anesthesia.

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:

Preferred
CVT - Certified Veterinary Technician
If unlicensed, must obtain Wisconsin licensure within your first 12 months of employment with UWVC

Work Schedule:

Hours generally scheduled Monday-Friday, between 7:30AM-5:30PM. Final schedule to be determined based on hospital need and candidate availability.

Potential for additional on-call hours as required by the hospital.

Work Type:

Part Time: 50% - 80%

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 HOURLY
Depending on Qualifications

Sign on bonus of 5% of base pay (based on FTE) to be paid in two installments over first year of employment.

This position is being posted at Vet Tech levels 1, 2 and 3. Level and pay are commensurate with experience.

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 (https://hr.wisc.edu/benefits/new-employee-benefits-enrollment/benefits-for-employees-covered-by-the-wrs), ample paid time off (https://hr.wisc.edu/benefits/leave/paid-leave/), 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. Please include a current copy of your resume detailing your relevant experience.

Contact:

Tammi Walsh
twalsh7@wisc.edu
608-263-7600
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/SA III/SA-DENTIST

Employment Class:

University Staff-Ongoing

Job Number:

292791-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.

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