Assistant Pharmacy/Laboratory Technician
Employment Opportunity: Assistant Pharmacy/Laboratory Technician (May 2022)
Employer: Brendan W. Furlong, M.V.B., Equine Veterinarian, P.A.
Employment start date: Immediate
Who are we?
For over 35 years, B.W. Furlong & Associates has provided world-class equine veterinary services in Oldwick, NJ with additional locations in Ocala/Wellington, FL and Middleburg, VA.
We pride ourselves on being progressive leaders who deliver the ultimate in veterinary care with a team of 17 highly skilled clinicians, including specialists in internal medicine, reproduction, sports medicine, and surgery. The backbone of our practice are our veterinary assistants and technicians, who work to ensure that patients receive the highest level of veterinary care.
We invest in our team, fostering growth and skill development in a supportive atmosphere, and can proudly identify a number of technicians who have advanced into new roles throughout their time working in the practice. We encourage strong relationships through advanced training, team building activities, events, and a culture of open communication.
Where are we?
New Jersey is the east coast’s best kept secret, with our headquarters located in the idyllic countryside of Hunterdon County. The area offers easy access to New York City, Philadelphia, and the Jersey Shore along with hundreds of miles of hiking, biking, and riding trails and endless outdoor activities. Our facilities house advanced diagnostic imaging services, a rehabilitation center, surgery suites, and a full service hospital.
What will you be doing?
This is a dynamic position that flexes between our lab and pharmacy from day to day, based on the needs and workload of each department. Responsibilities include running in-house labs such as blood work, fecal samples and preparing fixed tissue samples. Additional responsibilities may include preparing and packaging reference lab samples, filling pharmacy orders and other administrative tasks such as billing and completing export papers and health certifications. This position is ideal for someone with a background in either lab or pharmacy services in an animal or human hospital setting, but we are willing to train the right person. This individual must enjoy multitasking, supporting a team of passionate doctors and technicians, have strong computer skills, and be familiar with the world of equine veterinary medicine. We ask that you are dependable, responsible, comfortable working as part of a team, and committed to contributing to a great team environment.
The schedule for this position is 8:00am – 5:00pm, Monday – Friday, with occasional overtime.
Our compensation package includes: hourly compensation starting at $20/hr, discounted veterinary services and products, and logo wear. A full time, non seasonal position also includes health & welfare benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance, a student loan repayment program, 401k with 3% employer contribution, profit sharing, Paid Time Off (annual and CE), Employee Assistance Program, and CE annual allowance with paid time off.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
At B.W. Furlong & Associates, we are progressive leaders delivering the ultimate in veterinary care to our equine patients and clients in both the hospital and ambulatory setting. We have several associated practices offering exemplary care and services in New Jersey, Florida, and Virginia