Current Openings

Equine Hospital Technician

Fairfield Equine seeks a highly qualified, energetic, go-getter to join our Equine Hospital Technician team headquartered in Newtown, Connecticut. The ideal candidate must have experience working with horses in a veterinary setting. 

Fairfield Equine is a multiple-veterinarian equine sports medicine practice offering services including lameness, surgery, MRI, scintigraphy, 24-hour emergencies, ambulatory, wellness and diagnostic imaging.

We offer excellent compensation and benefits. Wages are DOQ.

Qualifications:

  • Passion for veterinary medicine with horse background.
  • Prior equine vet tech experience a plus but not required.
  • Licensed Veterinary Technician a plus but not required
  • Excellent horse-handling, communication, customer service, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to manage horses of different disciplines.
  • Medicine administration and patient monitoring
  • General stall and barn cleaning
  • Self-motivated, positive attitude with strong work ethic and good time management skills.
  • Efficiently multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

Background check, motor vehicle records history, and drug testing required.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to araville@fairfieldequine.com

 

Client Services Specialist

Job Summary

The Client Services Specialist is an invaluable member of the hospital team who works directly with a Hospital Manager and supporting medical staff to provide exceptional customer service while maintaining a smooth and efficient flow of clients and patients through the animal hospital.

Job Responsibilities

  • Follows established policy and procedures in scheduling clients for prompt treatment of ill and/or injured patients, as well as proper scheduling of patients in need of vaccinations, rechecks, surgeries, in-hospital procedures, and other services that require the doctors’ and technicians’ time.
  • Helps with client reminders for annual health assessments, parasite checks, dentistry, senior care, etc.
  • Invoices clients, collects fees, and obtains authorization for credit charges following the credit policies of the hospital.
  • Demonstrates basic emergency procedures and can give proper information on transporting the patient to the hospital. Responsible for advising hospital staff about incoming emergencies.
  • Maintains appearance and cleanliness of the waiting room and reception area, including re-stocking of products, office supplies, client educational materials, hospital brochures, etc.
  • Prepares and sends welcome letters, new client information packets, referral and thank you letters, condolences, long wait notes, and other correspondence for the doctors and/or Hospital Manager.
  • Demonstrates a full working knowledge of PIMS procedures and functional applications.

Skills and Basic Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED required. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Prior client service experience in related area preferred but not required
  • Proper telephone etiquette and client service excellence
  • Basic veterinary medical knowledge, including products and services
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Basic computer skills (Microsoft Office, e-mail, and practice management software experience preferred)
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to multi-task and still attend to details

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to araville@fairfieldequine.com

 

Exciting Opportunity - Equine Ambulatory Technician!

Fairfield Equine seeks a highly qualified, energetic, go-getter to join our Equine Ambulatory Technician team headquartered in Newtown, Connecticut. The ideal candidate must have experience working with horses in a veterinary setting. This challenging position requires some travel as well as relocation during the winter season to our satellite practice in Wellington, Florida.

Fairfield Equine is a multiple-veterinarian equine sports medicine practice offering services including lameness, surgery, MRI, scintigraphy, 24-hour emergencies, ambulatory, wellness and diagnostic imaging.

We offer excellent compensation and benefits. Wages are DOQ.

Qualifications:

  • Passion for veterinary medicine with show horse background.
  • Prior equine vet tech experience a plus but not required.
  • Licensed Veterinary Technician a plus.
  • Excellent horse-handling, communication, customer service, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to manage horses of different disciplines.
  • Ability to carry up to 70 pounds for a short distance and jog horses for lameness exams.
  • Self-motivated, positive attitude with strong work eithic and good time management skills.
  • Efficiently multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to travel for extended periods.

Background check, motor vehicle records history, and drug testing required.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to araville@fairfieldequine.com, and refer to position #FEA-AMB920.