Employment Opportunity: Hospital Technician (PT/P)

Employment Opportunity: Hospital Technician
Employer: Brendan W. Furlong, Equine Veterinarian, PA
Employment start date: May 1, 2016, Part-Time/Permanent in Oldwick, NJ

BW Furlong & Associates is an equine veterinary practice headquartered in Oldwick, NJ. The practice employs 13 veterinarians that practice in the Northeast, as well as 3 that practice in Florida and Virginia under the name Peak Performance Equine Services. It is an extremely fast-paced and busy practice, serving and caring for some of the most prestigious clientele in the country. The main practice consists of a full service ambulatory division, as well as a 4 acre facility that houses a full service 12 stall hospital, stallion collection station, lab, and advanced imaging capabilities. It also has separate properties that include a standing MRI and a rehabilitation center. Employees of the practice are highly self-motivated, out-going, problem solvers, and always willing to do what is best for the patients.

Responsibilities

  • Provide treatment for hospital cases
  • Care for patients, including, but not limited to, grooming, feeding, mucking out, cleaning feed & water buckets, and turning out
  • Assist with emergency admissions
  • Tech for emergency surgery
  • Track care and treatment in medical records
  • Assist in maintenance of hospital grounds
  • Additional responsibilities as needed

Qualifications

  • Background in equine care, background of working in a hospital-atmosphere providing treatment is preferred
  • 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

The position is for 3 weekends/month Saturday & Sunday 7:30-5p, and every Friday 11a-8p. The ideal candidate will then shift to 2 weekends/month during the school year. Employee will be required to be on-call one night a week. Benefits include hourly pay 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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