Employment Opportunity: Associate Veterinarian

Employment Opportunity: Associate Veterinarian
Employer: Brendan W. Furlong, MVB, Equine Veterinarian, PA
Employment start date: Mar 1, 2021
Employment Status: Permanent

B.W. Furlong & Associates is an equine veterinary practice headquartered in Oldwick, NJ. The practice employs 15 veterinarians that practice in the Northeast, as well as 2 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, surgery suite, lab, and advanced imaging capabilities. It also has separate properties that include an elective surgery center, standing MRI, and a rehabilitation center. During the winter months, members of the practice transition to Wellington, FL to cover the Winter Equestrian Festival. Employees of the company are all expected to demonstrate the core beliefs.

Responsibilities and Qualifications

B.W. Furlong & Associates is seeking a full time associate in equine ambulatory practice with additional emphasis on referral hospital emergency admissions. This position is primarily an ambulatory role with rotating hospital emergency admission and case management responsibilities. Support will be provided to the associate by board-certified internal medicine specialists and/or surgeons. Ambulatory caseload will be varied and diverse, but will largely fall under the umbrella of general practice. The position includes working with a large but close-knit and supportive veterinary team that includes ambulatory veterinarians with all levels of experience, as well as specialists in several different fields. The ideal candidate must have exceptional interpersonal and organizational skills, a positive attitude with a team mentality, and a commitment to providing world class care for our patients. Candidate will be required to obtain a New Jersey and Pennsylvania license.

Benefits & Application

Benefits include competitive salary commensurate with experience, bonuses for emergency services, 401K/profit sharing, health insurance, and discounted veterinary services and products. A stocked ambulatory vehicle (with vet box) and cell phone are both provided.  

Brendan W. Furlong, MVB, Equine Veterinarian, P.A, d/b/a B.W. Furlong & Associates, provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, or service in the military. Equal employment opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.

Please submit your cover letter and resume via email to Kim Reitmeyer, Human Resources & Administrative Manager, at hiring@bwfurlong.com.

Employment Opportunity: Overnight Technician

Employment Opportunity: Overnight Hospital Technician

Employer: Brendan W. Furlong, M.V.B., Equine Veterinarian, P.A.

Employment start date: June 2020

Employment Status: PT/FT Non-exempt

B.W. Furlong & Associates is an equine veterinary practice headquartered in Oldwick, NJ. The practice employs 17 veterinarians that practice in the Northeast, as well as 3 that practice in Florida and Virginia under the name Peak Performance Equine Services. The businesses staff between 20-30 employees that work in roles to support the veterinarians. 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

  • Provide treatments for hospital cases, including, but not limited to, preparing and administering oral and IV medications, performing physical exams, placing IV catheters, running fluids, changing bandages and assisting with diagnostics.
  • Assist veterinarians with any emergency procedures.
  • Care for patients, such as feeding and mucking out
  • Assist with after-hours emergency admissions
  • Record patient treatments and observations in medical records
  • Monitor mares & foals (during breeding season), including assisting with foaling, nursing, milking the mares, and handling newborns
  • Adhere to all biosecurity protocols, such as correct use of protective gear, proper cleaning and sterilization of instruments and equipment, and appropriate disposal of materials and inventory
  • Communicate effectively with veterinarians regarding patient status as instructed
  • Sterilize all instruments and equipment
  • Run and properly document in-house labs as necessary
  • Admit and prep all other samples for testing and analysis
  • When necessary, assist with emergency surgeries (eligibility to be determined by surgical staff) – once deemed eligible, may participate as an on-call surgical technician to cover other shifts (additional income and growth opportunity)
  • Additional responsibilities as needed 

Qualifications

  • Excellent horse-handling skills are mandatory, including handling of fractious horses, ability to jog horses in hand, and proficiency in lunging horses
  • An outstanding team attitude, work ethic, and desire to learn
  • Experience working as a technician or veterinary assistant in an equine hospital is strongly preferred, although we are willing to train someone with an extensive non medical horse background
  • Post high-school education in equine studies or veterinary technician license (LVT) is preferred
  • Good time management and multitasking skills
  • Knowledge of biosecurity and isolation protocols a plus
  • Ability to work independently
  • Capable of handling patient emergency situations
  • Capable of heavy lifting, including hay bales, feed bags, and muck buckets

This position is based in Oldwick, NJ. The shift would be 10p-6a for 3-4 days per week. Work days will include weekends and occasional holidays. Minimum weekly shift to include 1-2 weekend nights and 1-2 weekday nights with some flexibility required. We anticipate overnight coverage will require approximately 40 hours per week, with the possibility of additional overtime hours during peak periods. Benefits include competitive hourly pay commensurate with experience (20-$25/hr) and discounted veterinary services and products.

Brendan W. Furlong, M.V.B., Equine Veterinarian, P.A., d/b/a B.W. Furlong & Associates,  provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, or service in the military. Equal employment opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.

Please submit your cover letter and resume via email to Kim Reitmeyer, Human Resources & Administrative Manager, at hiring@bwfurlong.com

Employment Opportunity: Collections Specialist (filled)

Employment Opportunity: Collections Specialist
Employer: Brendan W. Furlong, M.V.B., Equine Veterinarian, P.A.
Employment start date: Immediately
Reports to: Client Relations Team Leader

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 2 that practice in Florida and Virginia under the name Peak Performance Equine Services. The businesses staff between 20-30 employees that work in roles to support the veterinarians. 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.

JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY: The Collections Specialist position operates within the Client Relations Team providing support to clients, veterinarians and staff related to the collection and proper application of payments for overdue client accounts. This position reports to the Client Relations Team Leader and works closely with the Office Manager and the Accounts Receivable Specialist.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conduct daily review of aged receivable lists & identify accounts to be contacted
  • Review plan of action with Client Relations Team Leader and Office Manager
    • Understand payment and credit history in order to speak knowledgeably and persuasively with clients 
    • Investigate outstanding balances on accounts
    • Pursue outstanding amounts frequently and effectively by telephone and email to secure payment within company payment terms and client guidelines
    • Discuss and process necessary paperwork for payment plan negotiations with clients 
  • Engage Veterinarians and Client Relations team regarding past due accounts, requesting additional information and/or assistance as needed
  • Track and maintain all collection activity including third party collection accounts
  • Contact clients with returned statements and update database accordingly
  • Assist with statement production and distribution
  • Assist Accounts Receivable Specialist with overflow workload as needed
  • Prepare statements/invoices/reports as needed 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2 years collections experience in a high volume, fast paced environment
  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to field client questions, negotiate payment plans, and provide accurate updates to leadership
  • Able to demonstrate consistent follow through and completion of tasks
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships while pursuing payment
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills and the ability to deliver exceptional client service

Compensation based on experience. Hours Mon-Fri 8a-5p (40 hours/week). This is a non-exempt, full-time position. Overtime at 1.5 times the hourly rate to be paid for any hours over 40 worked in a work week. Benefits include hourly pay commensurate with experience, 401K, profit sharing, health insurance, and discounted veterinary services and products.

Brendan W. Furlong, M.V.B., Equine Veterinarian, P.A., d/b/a B.W. Furlong & Associates, provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, or service in the military. Equal employment opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.

Please submit your cover letter and resume via email to Kim Reitmeyer, Human Resources & Administrative Manager, at hiring@bwfurlong.com

Employment Opportunity: Hospital Technician (FT/P)

Employment Opportunity: Hospital Technician
Employer: Brendan W. Furlong, M.V.B., Equine Veterinarian, P.A.
Employment start date: Immediate
Employment Status: Full time, permanent

B.W. Furlong & Associates is an equine veterinary practice headquartered in Oldwick, NJ. The practice employs 17 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. During the winter months, members of the practice transition to Wellington, FL to cover the Winter Equestrian Festival. Employees of the company are all expected to demonstrate the core beliefs.

Responsibilities

  • Patients & Hospital
    • Provide treatments for hospital cases, including, but not limited to, preparing and administering medications, performing physical exams, placing catheters, running fluids, and assisting with diagnostics.
    • Setup & prepare all medications and treatments for overnight treatments
    • Setup & assist with out-patient exams, including, but not limited to, joint injections, lameness exams, pre-purchase examinations, internal medicine cases, and diagnostic imaging. 
    • Nuclear scintigraphy: prepare patient for procedure, perform the procedure, and maintain diligent record-keeping (e.g. medical records and invoices)
    • Assist veterinarians with in-patient exams and procedures. 
    • Care for patients, including, but not limited to, grooming, feeding, mucking out, cleaning feed & water buckets, and turning out
    • Assist with after-hours emergency admissions
    • Provide tech coverage for surgery (growth opportunity)
    • Record treatments and observations in medical records
    • Disinfect & clean hospital areas 
    • Additional responsibilities as needed 
  • Lab & Equipment
    • Care for all imaging equipment (clean/charge/organize), and archive images
    • Sterilize all instruments and equipment
    • Run in-house labs or prepare samples for reference lab submission
    • Additional responsibilities as needed 

Qualifications

  • Excellent horse-horse handling skills are mandatory, including handling of fractious horses, ability to jog horses in hand, and proficiency in lunging horses
  • An outstanding team attitude, work ethic, and desire to learn
  • Minimum one year working as a technician in an equine hospital, or two years working as an (ambulatory) equine veterinary assistant  is strongly preferred, although we are willing to train someone with extensive horse background (non medical) and a desire to learn
  • Post high-school education in equine studies or veterinary technician license (LVT) is preferred
  • Good time management and multitasking skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Capable of handling patient emergency situations
  • Capable of heavy lifting, including hay bales, feed bags, and muck buckets

Hours are as follows: Wednesday 2p-8p, Thurs-Fri 8a-8p, and Saturday 7a-5p. One to two nights on call each week (5p-8a) is also required, as is some flexibility in scheduling and overtime needs. Benefits include attractive hourly pay commensurate with experience, 401K, profit sharing, Health Insurance, and discounted veterinary services and products.

Brendan W. Furlong, MVB, Equine Veterinarian, P.A, d/b/a B.W. Furlong & Associates, provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, or service in the military. Equal employment opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.

Please submit your cover letter and resume via email to Kim Reitmeyer, Human Resources & Administrative Manager, at hiring@bwfurlong.com.

Employment Opportunity: Ambulatory Technician (Middleburg, VA/Ocala, FL) (filled)

Employment Opportunity: Ambulatory Technician
Employer: Peak Performance Equine Services, LLC (a subsidiary of B.W. Furlong & Associates)
Employment start date: Immediate
Status: Full time, permanent

Peak Performance Equine Services (PPES) is an ambulatory equine veterinary practice that is headquartered in Ocala, FL with satellite coverage in Middleburg, VA. It is a subsidiary company of B.W. Furlong & Associates, an equine veterinary practice headquartered in Oldwick, NJ. B.W. Furlong & Associates employs 16 veterinarians that practice in the Northeast; Peak Performance is made up of 3 veterinarians that practice in Ocala year round, as well as seasonally in Middleburg, VA and at major east coast show circuits. Both companies are extremely fast-paced and busy practices, serving and caring for some of the most prestigious clientele in the country. PPES specializes in sports medicine, lameness and sport horse performance, but also provide full-service ambulatory veterinary care. Employees of the company are all expected to demonstrate the core beliefs.

Responsibilities

  • Assist Dr. Jill Copenhagen with ambulatory caseload, including, but not limited to, joint injections, lameness exams, pre-purchase examinations, and imaging. This would include handling, lunging, and jogging horses, prepping joints, preparing & using diagnostic imaging equipment, etc.
  • Stock and manage ambulatory inventory & equipment
  • Manage daily schedule and appointments, including scheduling follow-ups and phone calls
  • Operate ImproMed Equine software to track and maintain up-to-date client history, reports, appointments, and invoices
  • Prepare lab samples to go out
  • Communicate effectively with clients
  • Additional responsibilities as needed

Qualifications

  • Excellent horse-horse handling skills are mandatory, including handling of sedated horses, ability to jog horses in hand, and proficiency in lunging horses
  • An outstanding team attitude, work ethic, and desire to learn
  • Education & work background in equine medicine & care
  • Good time management and multitasking skills
  • Technologically proficient
  • Excellent handling emergency situations
  • Capable of heavy lifting, including hay bales, feed bags, and muck buckets

This position is a full time position based in Middleburg, VA from May 1 to Dec 31, and then seasonal relocation to Ocala, FL from Jan 1 to April 30. Hours & schedule are variable based on the day’s caseload, requiring the employee to be flexible in his/her availability. Work hours may include weekends, evenings, holidays. We anticipate that this position will be approximately 40 hours of work per week, with the possibility of required overtime. Benefits include competitive hourly pay commensurate with experience and discounted veterinary services and products.


Peak Performance Equine Services, LLC, a subsidiary of B.W. Furlong & Associates, provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, or service in the military. Equal employment opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.

Employment Opportunity: Surgery Technician (FT/P)

Employment Opportunity: Surgery Technician
Employer: Brendan W. Furlong, Equine Veterinarian, PA
Employment start date: Immediately

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 2 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, 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.

Summary: The Surgery Technician is expected to perform with the highest level of accuracy in a fast-paced environment. The position works side-by-side with Hospital Technicians and Assistants, and functions as the Surgeon’s direct medical assistant and reference for all surgical cases as well as some hospital cases. In time, the Surgical Technician will be expected to anticipate the needs of surgical patients and provide invaluable assistance to the hospital team to include other practice veterinarians.

Responsibilities

  • Provide peri-operative care for surgical patients:
    • Assist in pre-surgical workups
      • Diagnostic imaging, lameness exams, handling, lunging, and jogging horses, prepping joints, obtaining and downloading radiographs, etc.
      • Oversee and manage surgical supplies
      • Ensure the preparation and maintenance of the sterile field in the OR
      • Prepare the patient skin for surgical intervention
      • Help position and reposition patient during surgery
    • Induce and maintain horses under anesthesia
      • Perform various technical procedures including postoperative support and monitoring, Intravenous catheter placement, drug administration (IV, IM, SQ, Oral), ECG monitoring, blood pressure monitoring (arterial line placement).
    • Assist in post-surgical care and treatments
      • Including, but not limited to, preparing and administering medications, performing physical exams, placing catheters, running fluids, changing bandages, assisting with diagnostics and preparing post-surgical discharge instructions.
  • General patient care
    • Admit & discharge hospital patients
    • Setup and prepare all overnight medications and treatments for hospital patients
    • Ensure accurate medical records and invoices
    • Run in-house labs or prepare reference lab samples to be sent out
    • Grooming, feeding, mucking out, cleaning feed and water buckets, handwalking, etc.
  • Maintain surgical facilities to meet or exceed regulatory standards for sterilization, radiation safety, OSHA, and environmental impact requirements.
  • Ensure the surgical suite is stocked with appropriate inventory and consumables.
  • Care for all surgical equipment, including prepping, cleaning/sterilizing, and performing routine maintenance.
  • Additional responsibilities as needed 

Qualifications

  • Minimum two years working as a technician in an equine hospital or four years working as an (ambulatory) equine veterinary assistant. A strong preference is given to those with surgical experience and/or a licensed vet tech (LVT/CVT).
  • Familiarity with basic surgical instruments and equipment
  • Working knowledge of sterile and aseptic technique, patient skin preparation 
  • Excellent horse handling skills are mandatory, including handling of fractious horses, ability to jog horses in hand, and proficiency in lunging horses.
  • Consistent ability to accurately calculate and understand the implications of medication dosages.
  • Anesthesia experience is preferred, but can be taught to the right person.
  • Ability to work with or around sick animals, potentially hazardous materials, cleaning chemicals, gas anesthetics, zoonotic diseases, and unpleasant odors.
  • Ability to communicate professionally and effectively at all times and maintain professionalism in intensive surgery environments.
  • An outstanding team attitude, work ethic and an active participant in problem-solving and team advancement.
  • Capable of handling patient emergency situations.
  • Excellent time management and multitasking skills.
  • Capable of lifting 50 lbs to include equipment, hay bales, feed bags, and muck buckets.

Hours are Monday-Friday, 8a-5p, with regular overtime. Approximately two to three nights on call each week (5p-8a) may be required including some weekends and holidays. This is a non-exempt, full-time position. Overtime at 1.5 times the hourly rate to be paid for any hours over 40 worked in a work week. Additionally, hours worked on a company holiday are paid at 2 times the hourly rate, regardless of the number of hours worked in the work week. Benefits include hourly pay commensurate with experience, 401K, profit sharing, health insurance, and discounted veterinary services and products.

Brendan W. Furlong, M.V.B, Equine Veterinarian, P.A., d/b/a B.W. Furlong & Associates,  provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, or service in the military. Equal employment opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.

Please submit your cover letter and resume via email to Kim Reitmeyer, Human Resources & Administrative Manager, at hiring@bwfurlong.com

Employment Opportunity: Client Relations Representative (Filled)

Employment Opportunity: Client Relations Representative
Employer: Brendan W. Furlong, M.V.B., Equine Veterinarian, P.A.
Employment start date: Immediately
Employment type: Full time, Permanent, Non-Exempt
Reports to: Client Relations Team Leader

B.W. 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. Currently, there are approximately 30-35 employees whose roles as technicians or office staff support the veterinary team. 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

  • Provide class A level of customer service when handling client calls for hospital and ambulatory appointments
  • Coordinate daily scheduling for both ambulatory and hospital cases by disseminating appointment information in an efficient manner to veterinarians and/or technicians via multiple communication channels
  • Distribute and track New Patient Forms
  • Process hospital forms for patient/client check-in and/or check-out (in-person or remote), ensuring client awareness of  payment options for services and collecting payment at time of service 
  • Research and resolve questions related to outstanding invoices
  • Monitor accounts receivable under the guidance of the Client Relations Team Leader
  • Additional responsibilities as needed
  • Attention to detail is a MUST

Qualifications

  • Ability to handle high-volume, fast-paced phone lines and retain critical patient information 
  • A background in client service, relationship management, or client relations, in a busy veterinary/medical practice or office environment is preferred
  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Familiarity with medical and pharmaceutical terms a plus
  • Strong computer navigation and operation skills; well-versed in cloud-based operating systems (Google, etc.)
  • Multi-tasking, Flexibility, Telephone Skills, Customer Service, Time Management, Organization, Attention to Detail, Scheduling, Professionalism, Quality Focus

Other Skills

  • Accomplishment oriented: driven to, and energized by, getting things done
  • Excellent communication skills: over the phone, electronic, written, verbal, and conducting multiple conversations via different methods simultaneously
  • Courteous and pleasant manner when attending to clients; ability to ensure each client feels he/she is your highest priority
  • Calm under pressure
  • An outstanding team attitude and work ethic
  • Strong time management skills with an emphasis on punctuality
  • A basic knowledge of horses with a desire to learn more

Work hours are 8am- 5pm, Monday – Friday. Additional hours may be required periodically based on business need. Compensation includes competitive hourly salary commensurate with experience and a benefits package that includes 401K, medical/dental/vision insurance, and discounted veterinary services and products.

Brendan W. Furlong, M.V.B., Equine Veterinarian, P.A., d/b/a B.W. Furlong & Associates,  provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, or service in the military. Equal employment opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.

Please submit your cover letter and resume via email to Kim Reitmeyer, Human Resources & Administrative Manager, at hiring@bwfurlong.com

Employment Opportunity: Ambulatory Technician (Filled)

Employment Opportunity: Ambulatory Technician
Employer: Brendan W. Furlong, MVB, Equine Veterinarian, P.A.
Employment start date: September 15, 2020, Full-Time in Oldwick, NJ
Employment Status: Full time, Regular

B.W. Furlong & Associates is an equine veterinary practice headquartered in Oldwick, NJ. The practice employs 15 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. During the winter months, members of the practice transition to Wellington, FL to cover the Winter Equestrian Festival. Employees of the company are all expected to demonstrate the core beliefs.

Responsibilities

  • Assist veterinarian with ambulatory and hospital caseload, including, but not limited to, joint injections, lameness exams, pre-purchase examinations, and imaging. This would include handling, lunging, and jogging horses, prepping joints, preparing & using diagnostic imaging equipment, etc.
  • Stock and manage ambulatory inventory & equipment
  • Manage daily schedule and appointments, including scheduling follow-ups and phone calls
  • Operate ImproMed Equine software to track and maintain up-to-date client history, reports, appointments, and invoices
  • Run in-house labs or prepare IDEXX samples to go out
  • Communicate effectively with clients
  • Travel to Florida for the winter season approx. January – March (housing provided)
  • Additional responsibilities as needed

Qualifications

  • Excellent horse-horse handling skills are mandatory, including handling of sedated horses, ability to jog horses in hand, and proficiency in lunging horses
  • An outstanding team attitude, work ethic, and desire to learn
  • Education & work background in equine medicine & care
  • Good time management and multitasking skills
  • Technologically proficient
  • Excellent handling emergency situations
  • Capable of heavy lifting, including hay bales, feed bags, and muck buckets

Hours are Monday – Friday, ~ 8a-5p, with occasional overtime required. Benefits include hourly salary commensurate with experience, 401K, profit sharing, Health Insurance, and discounted veterinary services and products.


Brendan W. Furlong, Equine Veterinarian, P.A./d.b.a. B. W. Furlong & Associates,  provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, or service in the military. Equal employment opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.
Please submit your cover letter and resume via email to Kim Reitmeyer, Human Resources & Administrative Manager, at hiring@bwfurlong.com

Employment Opportunity: Assistant Pharmacy Technician

Employment Opportunity: Assistant Pharmacy Technician
Employer: Brendan W. Furlong, M.V.B., Equine Veterinarian, P.A.
Employment start date: September 2020
Reports to: Pharmacy Technician

B.W. Furlong & Associates is an equine veterinary practice headquartered in Oldwick, NJ. The practice employs 15 veterinarians that practice in the Northeast, as well as 3 that practice in Florida and Virginia under the name Peak Performance Equine Services. The businesses staff between 20-30 employees that work in roles to support the veterinarians. 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.

JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY: The Assistant Pharmacy Technician is a new role in the company, reporting to the Pharmacy Technician. The Pharmacy Technician will train and direct the activities of this position until they understand the full scope of the position and are able to prioritize and perform routine responsibilities with minimal supervision. This position will interact with clients and require knowledge of medications and will also assist with processing lab tests as needed.  

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain pharmacy with supplies needed for the hospital and ambulatory staff; communicate inventory needs to Pharmacy Technician to reorder
  • Monitor pharmacy orders and inventory and anticipate upcoming needs accordingly; stock shelves, fine tune labelling, restock open access area
  • Collect and document expired inventory
  • Receive prescription refill requests and process in a timely fashion
  • Maintain organization of pharmacy area and ensure all areas are free of clutter and debris
  • Dispense prescribed medications and other pharmaceuticals for patient care, according to professional standards and state and federal legal requirements
  • Review prescriptions issued by veterinarians to ensure accuracy and determine formulas and ingredients needed
  • Answer questions and provide information to clients on drug interactions, side effects, and dosage
  • Pack and ship orders for Furlong’s Healthy Horse and clients; prepare orders for client pick-up; internal billing and shipping between B.W. Furlong & Associates entities
  • Ensure items ordered are received and billed properly
  • Maintain established procedures concerning quality assurance and security of controlled substances
  • Enter data to maintain pharmacy files, charge system and inventory; enter new billing codes

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2 years pharmacy or hospital technician experience (veterinary preferred)
  • Inventory management experience (minimum 4 years if no prior pharmacy experience)
  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to read, analyze and interpret technical procedures/information and other business correspondence
  • Able to demonstrate consistent follow through and completion of tasks
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills and the ability to deliver exceptional client service
  • Must be able to regularly lift up to 40 pounds

Compensation based on experience. Hours Mon-Fri 9a-3p (25 hours/week). Additional hours may be available once training has been successfully completed. Discounted veterinary services and products also available upon completion of introductory period.

Brendan W. Furlong, M.V.B., Equine Veterinarian, P.A., d/b/a B.W. Furlong & Associates, provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, or service in the military. Equal employment opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.

Please submit your cover letter and resume via email to Kim Reitmeyer, Human Resources & Administrative Manager, at hiring@bwfurlong.com.

Employment Opportunity: Weekend Stall Cleaning Crew

WEEKEND STALL CLEANING CREW WANTED
Furlong’s Soundness Center and B.W. Furlong & Associates
Start Immediately
B.W. Furlong & Associates is an equine veterinary practice headquartered in Oldwick, NJ, with a rehab center, Furlong’s Soundness Center. The company is looking for a reliable individual to assist with stall and barn cleaning on weekends. 

Responsibilities

  • Muck out stalls, load the tractor and dump manure in a designated area.
    • 12 stalls are located at Furlong’s Soundness Center
    • 13 stalls are located at B.W. Furlong & Associates
  • Wipe down doors and hardware, sweep aisles and cobwebs.
  • Scrub water and feed buckets.
  • Make sure roadways, drains and paths remain free of hay, manure, leaves and other garbage.
  • Add hay and/or bedding as directed.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by staff.

Qualifications

  • Experience in barn maintenance
  • An outstanding work ethic and self-drive
  • Reliable transportation
  • Capable of heavy lifting, including hay bales, feed bags, and muck buckets

Hours are Saturday and Sunday with some flexibility, but require starting no later than 8am. Evening shifts are also available. Compensation starts at $15/hr.

Brendan W. Furlong, M.V.B., Equine Veterinarian, P.A., d/b/a B.W. Furlong & Associates, provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, or service in the military. Equal employment opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.

Please contact Kim Reitmeyer, Human Resources Manager, at 908-625-0798 or email  hiring@bwfurlong.com.