Employment Opportunity: Weekend Hospital Assistant (FILLED)

STATUS: FILLED
Employment Opportunity:
Hospital Assistant
Employer: Brendan W. Furlong, Equine Veterinarian, PA

B.W. Furlong & Associates is an equine veterinary practice headquartered in Oldwick, NJ. The practice employs 16 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, isolation barn, lab, and advanced imaging capabilities. It also has separate properties that include a standing MRI and a rehabilitation center. Employees of the company are all expected to demonstrate the core beliefs.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in treatment for hospital cases & care of patients, including holding, jogging, hand-walking, grooming, feeding, mucking out, cleaning feed & water buckets, prepping for procedures, and providing treatments
  • Assist with emergency admissions
  • Process lab work and equipment requests
  • 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 providing medical care strongly preferred
  • Exceptional horse handling skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Good time management and multitasking skills
  • An outstanding work ethic and self-drive
  • Technologically proficient
  • Capable of handling patient emergency situations
  • Capable of heavy lifting, including hay bales, feed bags, and muck buckets

The position is scheduled for work Saturday and Sunday from 7a-5p with a 1 hour lunch break. Additional shifts may be available during the work week. Compensation is $10-12/hr based on experience and employee also receives discounted veterinary services and products.

Please submit your cover letter and resume via email to Adam Furlong, Vice-President, at hiring@bwfurlong.com

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