Lab and Pharmacy Technician (Wellington, FL)

Employment Opportunity: Lab & Pharmacy Technician
Employer: Brendan W. Furlong, M.V.B., Equine Veterinarian, P.A. (d/b/a B.W. Furlong & Associates)
Employment start date: October 2021
Employment type: Hourly, full time, seasonal

 

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?

In the winter months, a number of our veterinarians and technicians pack their bags and relocate to sunny south Florida, practicing in and around Wellington, FL. In the winter months, Wellington is the equine capital of the world, based on the influx of horses to compete in winter show circuits. Our office is located in Loxahatchee, just minutes from Wellington and the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center. Our 10 acre property houses our imaging center, barn, and office space.

 

What will you be doing?

This is a new position for our business; we are looking to add to our team in preparation for the growing demand during the winter show season. Responsibilities include running in-house lab work, packaging samples to be sent to reference labs, tracking and restocking inventory, troubleshooting veterinary equipment, and other administrative tasks such as billing, completing export papers and monitoring insurance requests. 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. The right person will enjoy multitasking, supporting a team of passionate doctors and technicians, and be familiar with the world of equine veterinary medicine. We ask that you are dependable, responsible, comfortable working independently, and committed to contributing to a great team environment.

The schedule for this position is 8:00am – 5:00pm, Monday – Friday, with occasional overtime. This position is full time and seasonal from approximately October to April. For the right candidate, a year round position will be available. Training will be provided in our Oldwick, NJ hospital prior to employment beginning in Florida; travel and accommodations will be covered during training.

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 hiring@bwfurlong.com.

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About Us

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