Hospital Technician (Oldwick, NJ)
Employment Opportunity: Hospital Technician
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?
B.W. Furlong & Associates is looking to fill the role of Hospital Technician. This position is ideal for someone who has a formal education/certification as a veterinary technician, has worked as a vet tech or vet assistant either in small or large animal practice, or has extensive experience providing medical care for horses in a barn setting. Hospital Technicians work with our doctors, with other technicians, and independently, to perform procedures, treatments, and services. The Hospital Technician role enjoys working across a variety of different facets of the hospital: emergency care, general practice, internal medicine, surgery, reproduction, lameness, and laboratory services.
In addition to having exceptional horsemanship skills, candidates will be expected to have a strong baseline of technical skills and vocabulary, such as administering medications, running fluids, updating doctors with patient status (vital parameters, etc), and processing lab work. Those that do not have those skills, but demonstrate an ability to learn and retain information quickly, are also gladly considered. The ideal candidate will be excited by learning new skills and doing something different every day, and will have a passion for providing world class care for our patients and clients. Opportunities for personal and professional growth are readily available, both in the forms of increased/new responsibilities and increased compensation.
Positions are available in different shifts: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm, as well as “swing shifts”, which are 3.5 days each: one weekend day of 7a-5p, two weekdays of 8a-8p, and Wednesday is our change over day – either 8a-2p or 2p-8p. Technicians participate in an on-call rotation which is approximately one night per week, based on staffing. Additional hours are sometimes necessary depending on the needs of the hospital.
Our compensation package includes: hourly compensation starting at $20/hr, 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.
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