Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 12, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 227930-US
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Animal Care, Veterinary Medicine, Office & Administrative Support

Position Summary:

This position functions as the receptionist and cashier for clients and patients of the small animal clinic of UW Veterinary Care (UWVC). This is a key position in which the incumbent must develop considerable knowledge of policy and procedures in all areas of UWVC for smooth and efficient clinic operation. Incumbent must have well-developed skills in multi-tasking, organization, independent and creative problem-solving skills, and attention to detail. This position requires the ability to make independent judgments. A background in medical terminology is helpful in order to best serve clients and hospital staff. Requires excellent communication skills and customer service skills. This position is performed under the general supervision of the Reception Desk Supervisor.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

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.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

No Degree Required.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Knowledge of medical terminology preferred.

Additional Information:

Appropriate hand and physical dexterity for telephone, computer, copy machine, and fax operation.
Able to sit for long periods of time.
Able to stand, walk, and occasionally carry objects up to 30 lbs.
Able to stand in medical records aisles and reach up and down for records, and occasionally use a step stool to reach records on high shelves.



Work Schedule:

Tuesday-Saturday, 3:30 PM-12:00 AM, with a 30 min break

Holiday coverage responsibilities, 1-2 Holiday shifts per year.

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $15.73 HOURLY
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Begin the online application process by clicking the '' button. Applicants are asked to upload a cover letter outlining your experience as related to the position, current resume, as well as a list of references.


Lucy Jenkins
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Official Title:


Employment Class:

University Staff-Ongoing

Job Number:


The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Fall 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/ .

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 .

Applications Open: Oct 12 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Oct 26 2020 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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