Rehab Team Leader

Employment Opportunity: Rehab Team Leader
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. 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 Rehab Team Leader for Furlong’s Soundness Center. This position is ideal for someone who has exceptional horse handling skills and previously managed an equine rehab facility, has held a leadership position at an equine hospital for 3+ years, or has 5+ years managing a professional show barn. 

The Team Leader is responsible for oversight of veterinary provided treatment plans, complementary therapy appointments (chiropractic, acupuncture, massage, farrier), accurate medical records/billing, and providing progress reports to the managing veterinarian. They must be technologically proficient to run and maintain diagnostic and therapeutic equipment, as well as utilize the Impromed system for billing and medical records. This position is also responsible for coordinating including facility and equipment maintenance.

The Team Leader directs the daily and ongoing activities of the team, including scheduling and training. Managing a team requires clear, concise communication skills, an outstanding team attitude and work ethic, patience, empathy, and excellent time management skills. 

The regular hours for this position are Monday through Friday from 8AM to 5PM.  Additional hours are sometimes necessary depending on the needs of the patients. Some weekends and holidays may be required.

Our compensation package includes: hourly commensurate with experience but no less than $25/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 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