Equine Rehabilitation Technician
Employment Opportunity: Equine Rehabilitation Technician
Employer: Furlong’s Soundness Center
Employment start date: Immediate
Who are we?
Furlong’s Soundness Center (FSC), located in Lebanon, NJ, has been in operation for over five 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 12 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 and/or background in equine rehabilitation, either through formal education, or a lifetime of experience caring for horses in performance barns. Each Rehab Technician is well versed in every aspect and component of treatments, from prepping patients, providing therapeutic services, monitoring and reporting progress, and contributing to a professional and relaxing environment.
The ideal candidate has exceptional horsemanship skills from having worked with a number of horses. They will enjoy working with a team, 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 through Wednesday, 8am – 5pm. Additional hours, including on-call shifts or extra shifts, may be available depending on the needs of the Soundness Center.
Our compensation package includes: hourly compensation starting at $17/hr and based on experience, health and welfare benefits include 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, Long Term Disability insurance, license and association membership fees, CE annual allowance with paid time off, logo wear, and discounted veterinary products and services.
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