Fairfield Equine seeks an experienced, independent technician to join our Imaging Department Team headquartered in Newtown, Connecticut. The ideal candidate is a licensed veterinary technician with prior imaging (radiology, nuclear medicine, MRI) experience.
Fairfield Equine is a multiple-veterinarian equine sports medicine practice offering services including lameness, surgery, MRI, nuclear scintigraphy, 24-hour emergencies, ambulatory, wellness, and diagnostic imaging.
Performing various technical procedures including; venipuncture, IV injections, drug administration (IV, IM, Oral, Subcutaneous), patient positioning for procedures, digital image capturing, and various other routine diagnostic testing.
Managing billing for individual patients receiving diagnostic services.
Providing excellent patient care by applying knowledge of anatomy, physiology, disease processes, pharmacology, specialized equipment usage, and specialized drug administration.
Handling all medical/biological and infectious waste appropriately.
Following all NRC Radiation Safety, OSHA, and Environmental Health and Safety standards.
Keeping all imaging equipment in clean and working order and all necessary and appropriate stocked supplies available for procedures.
Other Required Qualifications
Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT), Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT), Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT), or the Licensed Veterinary Medical Technician (LVMT) preferred.
Previous equine veterinary technician experience.
Knowledge of Diagnostic Imaging positioning and equipment.
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
Ability to provide high quality customer service.
Ability to work beyond scheduled work hours when needed.
Ability to work effectively as a member of a team and be an active participant in problem solving and team advancement.
Ability to work effectively with computers and electronics.
Ability to work independently and practice good judgment to ensure high quality care for all patients and request assistance when needed.
What Do You Get?
As a full-time employee we are pleased to offer, after successful completion of the 90-day Introductory Period the eligibility to participate in FEA's employee benefit plans, which includes, but are not necessarily limited to health insurance, 401(k) plans, and PTO. Ancillary benefits are available including but not limited to dental insurance, life insurance and vision insurance.
Background check, motor vehicle records history and drug testing required.
Ready to be part of the team that strives towards the goal of superior equine imaging?
About Fairfield Equine Associates
Founded in 1989, Fairfield Equine has gained a globally recognized reputation as one of the finest equine medical facilities in the world today.
Receiving international and national media recognition for excellence in the care and treatment of the sport horse, Fairfield Equine has been proud to serve the United States Equestrian Team at multiple Olympic games and many other international events for over 30 years.
We opened our equine hospital in November 2000 and are proud of our most recent milestone of celebrating over 30 years in business.
Our ability to provide premium care to our patients consists of three key ingredients: Our Staff, Our Clients, and Our Referring Veterinarians. We are dedicated to exceeding our clients’ expectation while providing compassionate health care for their horses.