The goal of the internship is to provide 4 highly motivated individuals with an in-depth, one on one training in lameness, internal medicine, rehabilitation, imaging, surgery, reproduction, and dentistry while offering additional experience in ambulatory medicine, sport horse medicine, and pleasure horse practice. Mentoring is provided by 11 veterinarians, including a board certified medicine specialist and a board certified surgeon. Emphasis is placed on developing diagnostic skills using physical examination while becoming proficient in the use of ancillary diagnostics such as clinical pathology, digital radiography, MRI, nuclear scintigraphy, and ultrasonography.
Interns rotate in two week blocks from medicine, surgery, ambulatory, and lameness/imaging. Interns are responsible for primary care and management of in- hospital cases, participation on ambulatory emergency duty, and assistance of all associate veterinarians. The interns assume increasing case management, client communication, and solo ambulatory responsibilities throughout the year.
The internship at B.W. Furlong & Associates provides a well-rounded experience for individuals interested in pursuing a career in private practice or a residency in internal medicine, ophthalmology, surgery, sports medicine & rehabilitation or diagnostic imaging.
Benefits include housing, on call compensation, health insurance stipend, paid vacation/continuing education days, as well as licensing and professional dues coverage.
Applicants who have completed an externship with our practice are given priority. Applications should include a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, transcript, three letters of recommendation and a current photograph.
Additional Salary Information: A bonus is provided for solo emergency calls.
About BW FURLONG & ASSOCIATES
B.W. Furlong and Associates, also the home of Equine MRI of New Jersey, Furlong’s Soundness Center, and Peak Performance Equine Services, is an exclusively equine practice consisting of fifteen full time veterinarians, including a Board Certified Internal Medicine Specialist and a Board Certified Surgeon. We have been providing high level veterinary care for over 30 years in both the hospital and ambulatory setting. Our ambulatory coverage is available year round in New Jersey and in Ocala, Florida, as well as seasonally available in Wellington, Florida, Middleburg, Virginia and at major show circuits. Our 18 stall clinic includes a jog strip and lunging area, surgery suite, nuclear scintigraphy suite, clinical laboratory, isolation barn, and treatment areas. Our offsite locations include an elective surgical facility, standing MRI building, and a 12 stall rehabilitation center.
Ambulatory services are available year round in the larger New Jersey area, including Eastern Pennsylvania and the southern part of New York, and are also provided year round in Ocala, Florida. Seasonal ambulatory services are available in Wellington, Florida, Middleburg, Virginia, and at major show circ...uits. Our veterinarians provide a number of services in the ambulatory setting. Services include traditional ambulatory wellness care, such as physical examinations, vaccination and dentistry, as well as performance evaluation, lameness exams and pre-purchase exams. Advanced diagnostic imaging modalities, such as digital radiography, ultrasonography, endoscopy and gastroscopy are available, as well as advanced therapies, including shock wave therapy, and regenerative medicine. Acupuncture and chiropractic services are also provided by several of our veterinarians. Our ambulatory veterinarians provide emergency services 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Our hospital, located in Oldwick, NJ, has 14 stalls, including separate spaces for outpatients and isolation cases. Services provided exclusively in the hospital setting include advanced diagnostic imaging, including nuclear scintigraphy and standing MRI, and regenerative laser therapy. Routine out-patient exams and procedures, including lameness evaluation and treatment, are provided at the hospital. Internal medicine services include evaluation and treatment for many disorders, including respiratory, neurologic, ophthalmic, gastrointestinal or cardiac concerns. Reproductive and neonatal services are also provided in the hospital. Surgical services include arthroscopy, laparoscopy, complicated wound management, colic surgery and fracture repair. Emergency medical and surgical services are provided at the hospital 24 hours a day. Patients requiring hospitalization are overseen by a Board Certified Internal Medicine Specialist or Board Certified Surgeon, and 24-hour care is provided by a team of dedicated intern veterinarians and veterinary technicians.