Chesapeake / Virginia Beach Small Animal DVM *Paid Tolls* *Fear Free*
Barker Animal Hospital
Location: Chesapeake, Virginia
Type: Full Time
Salary: Based on experience
DVM or equivalent
Internal Number: Barker
Retreat to Virginia Beach where the views are breathtaking and outdoor adventure is inevitable!
You’ll be an excellent addition to the Barker Animal Hospital team if you’re flexible, communicate openly, and thrive having a steady workflow. We’re open to DVMs of all experience levels, are happy to provide mentorship, and are eager to support your professional interests—rooms, surgery, ortho, you name it!
Our investment in YOU:
At Barker Animal Hospital, we don’t believe in negative accrual – medicine comes first. Our next Associate can expect a competitive base salary plus production.
Exciting bonus/relocation package
120 hours of annual PTO with rollover
Flexible scheduling to meet your work/life balance (FT or PT)
1 week paid U.S. Airbnb vacation
$1,000 monthly housing stipend (first 12 months)
NO on-call or emergency hours
Medical, dental, and vision for you and your dependents (with HSA option)
Annual CE allowance with paid days to attend
Paid parental leave/bonding time
Personal pet discounts
Professional development assistance
Paid licensing fees and membership dues
AVMA PLIT coverage
Guidance from a talented DVM Advisory Board
Structured mentorship program for early career veterinarians and interested mentors
Medical freedom to practice skills you’re proficient in or explore areas you’d like to learn
Investment in your personal interests (annual ski pass or National Park pass, gym membership, charity donation, etc.)
For those who are unfamiliar with the area, Chesapeake, Virginia, offers a high quality of life for people looking for successful careers, great schools, miles of adventure, and rich history. In Chesapeake, you’re close to several beautiful beaches and miles upon miles of protected farmland, forests, and wetlands like the Great Dismal Swamp. It’s a big city with a small-town feel, so there’s plenty of fun opportunities in addition to many locally-owned business and friendly neighbors. Locals become nature lovers and waterway explorers, and we can’t forget the countless festivals—oyster, wine, running, birding, bluegrass, no topic is untouched! Once you find yourself in such a peaceful sanctuary of a city, you’ll quickly discover that life in Chesapeake is right up your alley.
Take the first step toward a life in Virginia and a rewarding career with Barker Animal Hospital by applying today.