Employment

Rhinebeck Equine is growing! 

We offer an exciting, fast-paced, and client-centered work environment, complete with a great group of people who are supportive, helpful and goal-oriented. You'll receive a competitive wage, an excellent benefits package, and continuing education opportunities. 

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!


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 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 veterinarian on the case. 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 competitive compensation and full, top-tier benefits. A flexible schedule is required. Compensation is based on licensure and experience. See bottom of page for application instructions.

Veterinary Assistant 

As a veterinary assistant, your responsibilities include but are not limited to; restraining patients, preparing supplies needed for each call, helping to write farm sheets, restocking supplies in the truck, rotating inventory in the truck, assisting in taking radiographs, scrubbing for procedures, billing for farm visits, and driving the vet truck. 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.

Excellent customer service skills, computer skills, and horse knowledge are vital to this role. Your horse handling skills are key to success in this role. Previous experience as a veterinary assistant in an equine setting is a prerequisite for this position.

This is a full-time, permanent position with competitive compensation between $15.00-$19.00 per hour 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