Are you ready to join a team that allows you to showcase your profession and embrace your passion? Look no further than the opportunity to become an integral part of our workplace. We take pride in our team members creating long-lasting relationships with pets and their owners. We are a fast-growing, 3-doctor practice that values the voice of our employees. We acknowledge the importance of having work/life balance and offer schedule flexibility, including paid time off and awesome benefits.
Our new, state-of-the-art practice is located in the heart of Chesapeake, just minutes from the Virginia Beach Oceanfront and the North Carolina border. We provide a full range of veterinary services, including preventative care, general surgery, internal medicine and dental prophylaxis.
As a Fear Free certified practice, we take every pet's emotional and mental well-being into account, along with their physical well-being. The right individual will be required to become fear free certified upon employment and be comfortable employing low-stress handling techniques.
Our facility utilizes fully electronic medical records. We are well equipped with dental DR, flat panel DR, ultrasound machine, Supera anesthetic machines, Cardell multi parameter monitors, IV fluid pumps, active scavenging system, oxygen cage, and a high quality full in house laboratory.
It is Barker Animal Hospital's mission to provide high quality, compassionate veterinary care that is valued by our clients.
Key responsibilities of this position include:
Following our preventative care guidelines to offer appropriate diagnostics and prevention to every pet.
Ensure all pets receive appropriate care as directed by doctors.
Maintain appropriate medical records as dictated by doctors.
Maintain equipment and supplies
Complete laboratory testings and diagnostics
Take complete medical history, obtain vital signs and collect lab samples as needed
Maintain the flow of appointments in a efficient manner
Assist during examinations and anesthetic procedures (as legally allowed)
Administer medications and/or drugs and vaccines
Effectively work as a team
Communicate effectively with fellow co-workers and clients using both verbal and written communication.
Maintain the cleanliness of facility
An outgoing, positive attitude
Knowledge of animal behavior
Excellent written communication skills
Ability to learn & utilize practice management program
Excellent verbal communication skills
Attention to detail
Excellent time management skills
Knowledge of general veterinary care and procedures preferred
Additional Salary Information: Benefits of full-time employees include:
401K Retirement Plan with employer match
Paid Time Off
About Barker Animal Hospital
We are a progressive small animal hospital located in the Greenbrier Neighborhood of Chesapeake, Virginia. Our goal: To provide high quality, compassionate veterinary care that is valued by our clients. Our Philosophy: By educating and partnering with our clients, we empower them to seek out and provide their pets the care they need for a happy, healthy life. Our new facility is well equipped with the tools needed to practice high quality veterinary medicine. We are fully computerized with electronic medical records. Our equipment includes dental DR, flat panel DR, LogicQ ultrasound, Supera anesthesia machine, active scavenging system, oxygen cage, safe effective patient warming system, quality full in house laboratory, Avia tonopen, Heska IV pumps, cardell touch multi-parameter vitals monitors and doppler unit.