Are you looking for a great work schedule, and work life balance? Want to work with a fun, engaging, and collaborative team? Are you interested in making a great living working alongside some of the top specialists in the nation? If you answered yes to any one of these questions, UW Veterinary Care at the UW-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine is in search of dedicated, motivated, and enthusiastic Certified Veterinary Technicians to join our team!
UW Veterinary Care is located on the campus of the University of Wisconsin in the heart of Madison, a community offering numerous cultural, recreational, and educational activities. This is an excellent opportunity to utilize your skills in a progressive, state-of-the-art, fast-paced learning environment.
We currently have multiple open positions for Large Animal Veterinary Techs!
Requires licensing (or the ability to obtain such licensing within 12 months) as a Wisconsin Certified Veterinary Technician. Requires the ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. Independently and physical and manual dexterity to perform specialized technical tasks.
Flexible hours depending on the needs of the department. May include day or night shifts and may include a limited number of on-call hours. Work schedule is made 2 weeks in advance.
Benefits include health, dental, vision, basic life insurance, ICI (income continuation insurance) AD&D, paid time off, and retirement plans.
If you are interested applying for any of our open positions please follow the link below and apply online!
This is an advanced level position requiring extensive technical knowledge, skill and independence of action in support of the daily operational needs in all areas of the Large Animal Area of UW Veterinary Care (UWVC). Position responsibilities require the individual to demonstrate initiative and the ability to make independent discretionary judgments with respect to both instructional and technical responsibilities. 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 and assures that high quality nursing care is administered and maintained in the primary care of animal patients. 2) Participates in instruction of veterinary students and training of veterinary technicians. 3) Monitors veterinary student participation in daily receiving schedules, initiates changes and lends assistance when needed. 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.
Internal Number: 106477 and 106502
About UW-Veterinary Care
At UW Veterinary Care our goal is to provide compassionate and outstanding care to every animal we see. From our board-certified specialists to our phone and reception staff to our certified veterinary technicians, we promise to do our best every day. Next time your animal requires veterinary care, turn to us, 24/7.
The Morrie Waud Large Animal Hospital provides a wide range of specialty services. Our expert veterinarians specialize in medical and surgical care for all large animal species including:
We are uniquely equipped to care for these large animals with custom housing and full on-site facilities, as well as board-certified veterinary specialists who have undergone rigorous training in large animal internal medicine, large animal surgery, large animal emergency and critical care, and large animal sports medicine.
In addition to offering scheduled appointments to perform therapeutic farrier work, elective surgeries, and diagnostic evaluations for lameness or medical problems, our veterinary team is here to provide 24/7 emergency care.