Equine Rehabilitation Technician (PT/Weekend)
Employment Opportunity: Equine Rehabilitation Assistant
Employer: Furlong’s Soundness Center, LLC
Employment start date: Immediate
Who are we?
Furlong’s Soundness Center (FSC), located in Lebanon, NJ, has been in operation for over seven years; at the time of its opening, it was the first veterinary managed equine rehabilitation center in private practice across the country. It continues to evolve and develop its treatments as the field of equine rehabilitation services grows; what started as a referral laser center has now expanded to over 20 different treatment modalities. The Soundness Center focuses on creating a peaceful and relaxing environment, with customized rehabilitation and fitness plans, ensuring patients have every opportunity to get back to maximum performance. FSC is a subsidiary business of B.W. Furlong & Associates, a world-class equine veterinary hospital located ½ mile down the road.
FSC is a small team of four technicians, each of whom is intimately involved with the treatment and care of the 9 patients housed at the Soundness Center. The team is led by a veterinarian who is board certified in sports medicine and rehabilitation and is recognized around the world as one of the preeminent specialists in her field. A commitment to providing the ultimate in veterinary care is shared by both the team at FSC and the larger hospital team.
We invest in our team, fostering growth and skill development in a supportive atmosphere. 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. The Soundness Center is housed on 10 acres, surrounded by open space and a variety of equestrian properties. Our facility is made up of 2 barns and a treatment room, with ample turnout space.
What will you be doing?
Furlong’s Soundness Center has an immediate opening on their team. This position is ideal for someone who has an interest in equine rehabilitation, either through formal education, or a lifetime of experience caring for horses. This role will gain exposure to all forms of treatment modalities and over time, become familiar with the use of the treatment machines. The RA plays a critical role in ensuring each patient receives the highest level of care by treating every patient as if it was their own. The role will include traditional horse care (handling, grazing, grooming, etc) as well as work with other Rehab Technicians to carry out all rehab treatments. This is a great opportunity to gain exposure in the developing world of equine rehabilitation and build valuable skills and experience.
The ideal candidate has strong horsemanship skills from having worked with a number of horses. They will enjoy working with a team, contributing to a professional and relaxing environment, learning something new every day, and will have a passion for providing world class care for our patients and clients. We are happy to teach technical skills for those that possess these traits.
The schedule for this position is Saturday and Sunday from 8am – 5pm. Additional hours/shifts may be available depending on the needs of the Soundness Center. Compensation starts at $19/hour and is based on experience. Additional benefits for part time employees include discounted veterinary services, logo wear, and a temporary gas relief stipend.
Furlong’s Soundness Center, LLC 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