Employment Opportunity: Furlong’s Soundness Center Night Shift (PT) (FILLED)

Status: FILLED
Employment Opportunity
: Furlong’s Soundness Center Barn Assistant
Employer: BW Furlong & Associates
Employment start date: December 1, 2015, Part Time (15-20 hours a week)

BW Furlong & Associates is an equine veterinary practice located in Oldwick, NJ. The practice employs 13 veterinarians that practice in the Northeast, as well as 4 that practice in Florida and Virginia. It is an extremely fast-paced and busy practice, serving and caring for some of the most prestigious clientele in the country. The practice consists of an ambulatory practice, full service hospital and internal medicine specialist, standing MRI, stallion collection station, lab, and imaging. It also has separate businesses that include a standing MRI and a rehabilitation center that includes among other things, a RLT Therapeutic Laser System, water treadmill, spa, and Euro-walker. Employees of the practice are highly self-motivated, out-going, problem solvers, and always willing to do what is best for the patients.

Responsibilities

    • Care for patients, including, but not limited to, grooming, feeding, mucking out, cleaning feed & water buckets, and turning out
    • Hand walk horses
    • Assist in rehab treatments
    • Assist in farrier appointments
    • Prep horses for treatments
    • Track care and treatment in medical records
    • Care and maintain property and treatment facilities, including, but not limited to: scrubbing/disinfecting stalls, cleaning & preparing treatment areas, dusting and sweeping stalls and aisles, cleaning outdoor areas
    • Additional responsibilities as needed

Qualifications

  • Background in equine care
  • Exceptional horse handling skills
  • Good time management and multitasking skills
  • Technologically proficient
  • Ability to work independently
  • Capable of handling patient emergency situations
  • An outstanding work ethic and self-drive
  • Capable of heavy lifting, including hay bales, feed bags, and muck buckets

Hours are Monday-Friday, 3p-7p, somewhat flexible. Some coverage  Benefits include hourly salary commensurate with experience and discounted veterinary services and products.

Please submit your cover letter and resume via email to Adam Furlong, Project Manager, at afurlong@bwfurlong.com

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