3839 West Burnham Street
West Milwaukee, WI 53215
414-649-8640

HOURS: 
Monday - Friday 
10:00AM to 8:00PM Saturday and Sunday
10:00AM to 5:00PM

 

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Certified Veterinary Technician
 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Want to be part of making change for the animals in Milwaukee County? Become part of our community low-cost spay/neuter program! We are looking for someone with some veterinary surgical experience to work in our high volume spay/neuter clinic 3-4 days a week. Daily duties involve setting up the surgery area and checking in patients, pulling up and administering IM pre-medications, assisting veterinarian with pre-op examinations, logging controlled drugs, assisting with induction, especially including restraint of animals during induction, prepping animals for surgery, anesthetic monitoring while multitasking, preparing for next animal, recovering and extubating animals, cleaning instruments, wrapping packs, clean up and other miscellaneous surgery suite duties, discharging patients as needed, administering vaccinations, microchips, and drawing blood for heartworm or felv/fiv testing, and keeping a clean and sterile environment and understanding the importance of disinfection and cross contamination in a shelter environment. This position has the potential to be permanent. Hours are early morning to early afternoon, normally.

MAJOR QUALIFICATIONS & ABILITIES

Candidates for the position of Certified Veterinary Technician must meet the following minimum requirements; possess Certification as a Veterinary Technician from the state of Wisconsin; some animal handling experience; knowledge of basic animal breeds primarily, but not limited to, canines and felines; be able to learn how to recognize common medical conditions in animals; have knowledge of what euthanasia is and be able to handle routine euthanasia; maintain a professional demeanor at all times during the scheduled workday; be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds; have a strong initiative with excellent organizational skills; must be able to multitask; a thorough understanding and dedication of the philosophies of animal welfare; ability to work a varied schedule including evenings, weekends, holidays, and overtime.

SALARY AND BENEFITS

Salary for this position will be discussed at time of interview. Benefits include vacation and sick leave earned on an accrued basis for full time employees and paid holidays.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Apply in person at Milwaukee Area Domestic Animal Control Commission, 3839 West Burnham Street, West Milwaukee, WI 53215 or online to  Dr. Libby Gutting, lguttingdvm@madacc.org.

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