Hospital Veterinary Technician

Foaling season is in full swing at Rhinebeck Equine and we are currently looking to hire an extra LVT in our hospital Friday, Saturday and Sunday(overnight) from 7p-7a.

Patient & Hospital Responsibilities include:

*Providing treatments for hospitalized patients, including, but not limited to, preparing and administering medications, performing physical exams, running fluids, and assisting with diagnostics.
*Care for patients, including, but not limited to, grooming, feeding, mucking out, cleaning feed & water buckets, and turning out
*Recording treatments and observations in medical records and reporting any abnormalities to the intern veterinarian on the case
*Cleaning stalls including isolation
*Disinfect & sweep aisleway
* Run in-house labs
*Assist with after-hours emergency admissions
Additional responsibilities as needed

Skills and Qualifications include:

*An outstanding team attitude and strong work ethic
*Positive customer service attitude
*All applicants MUST have Excellent horse-horse handling skills (including handling of fractious horses) so please be sure to list your hands on horse experience on your resume
*Veterinary technician license (LVT) is a MUST. Will consider someone who is LVT eligible
*Good time management and multitasking skills
*Ability to work independently
*Capable of handling patient emergency situations

**This job is physically demanding and requires candidates that are able to frequently lift over 50 to 75 pounds and stand for long periods of time.

This is a great opportunity for anyone wanting to expand their knowledge on equine medicine

Please email resume to Kirsten@rhinebeckequine.com