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Licensed Veterinary Technician:

Rhinebeck Equine is growing!  We are now hiring for a permanent, full time Licensed Veterinary Technician to work in our 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?

If so, read on!

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.  We 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.  Students enrolled in an LVT program or Licensed Veterinary Technicians will be considered. There is a moving and licensing stipend for out of state LVTs.  Please note that resume submissions without an accompanying cover letter satisfying the criteria above will not be considered.  

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

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those candidates selected for further screening will be contacted.


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Read What Our Clients Say

  • "Dr. Sotela is fantastic and has always been incredibly kind and patient with my mare, Mira. In May, Mira had to have surgery at the clinic for a soft tissue sequestrum. Dr Gus and the staff were wonderful to deal with."
    Danielle Meenan Heaney
  • "We love Rhinebeck Equine and their vets and staff. They've been our equine vets for about 30 years and we love working with them."
    Thorunn Kristjansdottir
  • "Amazing facility with awesome staff. My friend had a horse who needed surgery and they were awesome the entire time. We hung out in their waiting room. Staff was friendly and talkative, and let us play with their dog. Dr. Gus is a great surgeon!"
    Hanna Gavel