Employment

Rhinebeck Equine is the largest equine referral hospital in the Hudson Valley with board-certified specialists in surgery, internal medicine, theriogenology, and ophthalmology. We have a large field service team servicing horses on farms throughout the region. Our focus at Rhinebeck Equine is outstanding patient and client care while making sure we provide an outstanding work environment. What makes our hospital work so well is the teamwork and supportive culture.

Rhinebeck Equine offers an exciting, fast-paced, and professional work environment, complete with a great group of people who are supportive, helpful, and goal-oriented. We offer a competitive wage, an excellent benefits package, and continuing education opportunities. 

The following positions are currently available


Licensed Veterinary Technician

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 for 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 veterinarian on the case. Anesthetic and surgical experience is a huge plus! You will also assist in the general care and cleaning of our equine patients and their surroundings. We are team players, so you will have opportunities to work and learn in related departments.

Excellent customer service skills, computer skills, and equine medical knowledge are vital to this role. Your horse handling skills are key for successful candidates. Current Veterinary Technician Licensure is a must for this position.

This is a full-time, permanent position with very competitive compensation and full, top-tier benefits. A flexible schedule is required.  Join us before foaling season and receive up to a $2000.00 signing/relocation bonus! See bottom of page for application instructions.


Veterinary Assistant 

As a hospital veterinary assistant, your responsibilities include but are not limited to restraining patients, performing treatments, assisting in procedures, performing diagnostic testing, preparing medications and housekeeping. We cross-train our staff and work as a team, so you will have opportunities to learn and work in other areas of our hospital. Ambulatory assistant positions may also be available. Day, weekend, and overnight positions are available.

Excellent customer service skills, computer skills, and horse handling knowledge are vital to this role. A Valid driver's license is essential. Previous experience as a veterinary assistant in an equine setting is a must for this position.

This is a full-time, permanent position with very competitive compensation and full, top-tier benefits. A flexible schedule is required. See bottom of page for application instructions.


Barn Assistant

A barn assistant position is often the first step on an equine career path. Your responsibilities will include holding horses for procedures, cleaning stalls, grooming, feeding, and hand walking as well as some housekeeping and restocking in the hospital. Being able to apply a twitch and lift over 50 pounds is essential for successful candidates. We cross-train our staff and work as a team, so you will have opportunities to learn and work in other areas of our hospital.

This is a full-time position with competitive compensation and full, top-tier benefits. A flexible schedule is a must as some nights and weekends are required. Compensation for this position ranges from $14.00- $16.00 per hour. See bottom of page for application instructions.

Client Service Professionals

We are seeking client service professionals with experience in the following areas:

· Recent equine hospital experience
· Proficient in Microsoft Office
· Large animal PMS experience (HVMS)
· Developed client interaction skills
· A/R- A/P background
· Typing, calculating, invoicing, and billing skills
· Veterinary terminology

This position is a full-time, permanent position with very competitive compensation, full benefits including medical, dental, 401k, educational assistance, PTO, EAP, care discounts, and more. Remote work is not available for this position and successful candidates will be fully vaccinated for Covid-19. We observe strict protocols, limit client contact, and require masking per CDC guidelines. Pay: $16.00 - $24.00 per hour


Application Instructions

To apply for any position on this page please contact our practice manager Rand Gardner at [email protected] In your email include your current resume and a brief statement of your related experience.

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Office Hours

Ambulatory and hospital emergency service is provided 24 hours a day.

Rhinebeck Equine

Monday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Testimonials

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