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Department of Animal Sciences


Rhinebeck Equine Veterinary Assistant 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 we 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. 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. Your responsibilities will include assisting the surgeons on the road with lameness exams, radiographic and ultrasound imaging, prepping for joint injections, taking notes, invoicing and helping with minor surgical procedures. You will also be asked to help where needed in the Hospital which could include helping in surgery and bone scans. There may be a time where you may have to assist some of our field service veterinarians. This is a full-time position with a minimum of 36 hours a week. During their busy season in the spring and summer, the work week can potentially go to 40+ hours. The work week runs from Monday-Thursday (+/- Friday) from about 9 am-5 pm (sometimes later than 5). Excellent customer service and 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. Please note that resume submissions without an accompanying cover letter satisfying the criteria above will not be considered.

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