Are you an experienced equine Credentialed Veterinary Technician or Veterinary Assistant with a solid foundation in horsemanship looking to expand your knowledge while working with world class equine athletes? Are you interested in equine anesthesia with an outstanding team of doctors who are invested in your safety and success? If so, the GROWING team at Fairfield Equine Associates in Newtown, CT may be that unicorn clinic for you!
Since being founded in 1989, Fairfield Equine Associates has been globally recognized as one of the finest equine medical facilities in the world. From treating the top athletes at home to Olympic and other international sporting events, we strive to provide premium care and exceed client expectations. As one of the most technically advanced practices in the country, our services include digital radiography, ultrasound, nuclear scintigraphy (bone scan), onsite MRI, state of the art surgical suites, and shockwave therapy among others. A proud member of the ISELP with two board certified surgeons and 11 doctors total, our mission is to provide exemplary healthcare for every horse we treat.
What to Expect:
Mentorship & Utilization: Our Doctors enjoy having the opportunity to mentor, guide and support professional development all while allowing techs to flex their skill set and partner in patient care.
Quality Medicine.Our team of Doctors and Technicians utilize state of the art equipment to perform advanced techniques providing excellent care and treatment services.
Thriving, Healthy Culture: We work hard, play hard, and promote a culture where everyone feels welcomed, encouraged to grow, and supported by the team!
The Ideal Candidate:
You possess excellent horse handling skillsand ideally have at least two years of prior experience working in the sport horse industry.
You areMotivated, dependable, and organized, have a strong work ethic and a love for equine athletes and the people they come with!
You are comfortable longeing and jogging horses in hand throughout the day and are familiar with equine restraint techniques for different procedures.
You understand the importance of clear & effective communicationamong clients and team members.
Must be able to lift and carry 50+lbs
Must have valid driver's license and clean driving record.
Must be able to pass background check and drug screening.
Anticipated Schedule (TBD):
One Full-time position available
4 10-hour shifts per week
Rotating on-call schedule
Overtime/On-Call is compensated.
Compensation & Benefits:
SIGN ON BONUS $1000
CE Allowance for credentialed technicians
Generous Employee Discount
Salary is commensurate with experience ($20-$25/hour)
Paid Time Off
Short/Long Term Disability
To learn more about our practice, please visit: http://www.fairfieldequine.com
Founded in 1989 and developing rapidly, Fairfield Equine Associates has gained a world-wide reputation as one of the finest equine medical practices in the world.
Receiving national and international recognition for excellence in the care and treatment of the sport horse, we have been proud to serve the United States Equestrian Team at multiple Olympic Games and other international events for the past four decades.
In November of 2000, Fairfield Equine opened a state-of-the-art equine hospital in Newtown, Connecticut. With a highly-trained staff and the latest technologic advancements, equine veterinary care of the highest caliber and most advanced level are routinely provided to the horses entrusted to us.
We recognize that our ability to provide premium care to our patients consists of a few key ingredients: our staff, our clients and our referring veterinarians. We are dedicated to exceeding our clients' expectations while providing compassionate health care for their horses.