Lexington (859) 233-0371

Saratoga (518) 583-7273

Wellington (561) 383-5437


Surgery assistants provide preoperative care for surgery patients in a high-volume, fast-paced and hands-on working environment. This is a full-time position with competitive benefits. The surgery assistant’s primary focus is to ensure that Rood & Riddle patients receive excellent care before, during and after their procedure.

Primary Duties

• Assist the anesthesia team with preoperative physicals and induction

• Prep surgical site using predetermined sterile techniques

• Maintain operating room stock and sterilization

• Assist surgeons while maintaining sterile and aseptic technique

• Ensure surgical instrumentation is kept appropriately

• Clean and sanitize preoperative area as well as surgical suites


• Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and stand for long periods

• Teamwork and communication are essential in this facility

• The candidate must be flexible with hours and willing to work overtime when needed

• Must have previous equine experience with horses other than their own



• Full-time

• Monday-Friday daytime

• Some overtime may be required

• Some weekend shifts may be required



• Health insurance

• Dental insurance

• Vision insurance

• 401(k) after one year

• 401(k) matching after one year

• Vacation, sick, personal and holiday time

• Employee discounts


No phone calls. Please use the form below to apply.

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