Job no: 237553-US
Onsite, Staff-Full Time
VET M/DIAG SRVS/DIAG-NECR0
Animal Care, Veterinary Medicine, Laboratory
Technician, Research Specialists
Under the direction of the Necropsy and Histology Supervisor, the
employee will assist the technicians and pathologists in Necropsy
and Histology at UW Veterinary Care, UWVC. The position
responsibilities require the incumbent to independently perform
specialized procedures requiring skill and dexterity. The incumbent
must be able to lift a minimum of 50lbs. to a height of 4 feet, and
operate a pulley, power hoist, and table band saw. The position
works under the supervision of the Histology and Necropsy
List of Duties
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Degree and Area of Specialization:
H.S. Diploma - Preferred Minimum
Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:
Previous experience with autopsy or necropsy services preferred but
not required. Minimum of one year of related technical experience
in a laboratory setting strongly preferred.
1. Knowledge of basic dissection techniques and procedures.
2. Knowledge of necropsy equipment and supplies, and maintaining
appropriate supply levels.
3. Knowledge of hygienic cleaning techniques.
4. Ability to follow directions and work efficiently in a high
5. Ability to problem solve, work independently, and prioritize
tasks according to the needs of the department.
6. Good communication skills and the ability to work cooperatively
in a team setting.
7. Knowledge of general specimen processing.
8. Knowledge of chemical solution preparation and laboratory
9. Knowledge of safety practices and procedures related to lab
10. General computer and word processing skills.
11. Knowledge of preparing simple laboratory solutions.
12. Safety practices and procedures related to safety, i.e.
UW Veterinary Care offers competitive wages (including night and
weekend differential, if applicable), outstanding employee benefits
), ample paid time off ( https://hr.wisc.edu/benefits/leave/paid-leave/
), and financial support for continuing education and pursuing
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A878250-SCHOOL OF VET MEDICINE/DIAG SRVS/DIAG-NECR0
Monday-Friday, 9AM-6PM, with 1 hour lunch
Potential for some on-call night, weekend, or holiday hours, based
on the needs of the hospital.
This position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a
designated campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
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 professional references. This position is being posted at
two levels. Level and pay are commensurate with experience. Please
ensure that the resume and cover letter address how you meet the
minimum/preferred qualifications for the position.
Cecilia Escobar Lopez
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LAB PREP TECH O(34301) or LAB PREP TECH S(34302)
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