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Department of Animal Sciences


Rhinebeck Equine Veterinary Technician Position

Rhinebeck Equine is the largest equine referral hospital in the Hudson Valley with board certified specialists in surgery (2), internal medicine, theriogenology, and ophthalmology. They also have a large field service team servicing horses on the farm in the region. Their focus at Rhinebeck Equine is outstanding patient and client care and also making sure they provide an outstanding work environment. What makes their hospital work so well is the teamwork and support each of their co-workers give to each other. They are now hiring for a permanent, full time Licensed Veterinary Technician to work in their hospital. Would you like to combine your love of horses with a busy and hands-on job opportunity? Are you looking for a supportive, professional environment in which to grow your career? Do you want to make a difference in the health of horses? Rhinebeck Equine offers an exciting, fast-paced, and client-centered work environment, complete with a great group of people who are supportive, helpful and goal-oriented. They offer a competitive wage, excellent benefits package, and continuing education opportunities. As an LVT you will be responsible for providing treatments, preparing and administering medications, performing physical exams, passing nasogastric tubes, placing catheters, running fluids, and assisting with diagnostics to our hospitalized patients. As well, you will assist with surgery and nuclear scintigraphy, You will also be responsible for recording treatments and observations in medical records and reporting any abnormalities to the intern veterinarian on the case. You will also assist in the general care and cleaning of our equine patients and their surroundings. Excellent customer service skills, computer skills, and horse knowledge are vital to this role. Your horse handling skills will play a part in the hiring decision. Please highlight your experience in these areas in your resume and cover letter, along with your anticipated wage. A Veterinary Technician License is a must for this position. Please note that resume submissions without an accompanying cover letter satisfying the criteria above will not be considered.

If you are interested in joining their dynamic and innovative team, or you have any questions related to the position or requirements, please forward your resume and cover letter to