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This person will perform duties with direct patient care and handling and barn and stall care. Assist with farm machinery. Coordinates with nursing service to ensure all barn care goals are achieved. Operate basic farm machinery to include tractors, trucks, riding movers and forklifts. Prepares patients for dismissal assuring proper grooming and turnout.
Demonstrated knowledge of animal husbandry; ability to restrain and handle horses safely and effectively; demonstrated experience in equine grooming techniques; ability to follow oral and written directions; ability to follow established protocol and procedures.
Some college preferred.
Employee Category: Hourly Wage Staff, limited to 1500 hrs/year
Appointment Type: Restricted
Percent Employment: Part-time
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