It's your time to become the medical professional you were meant to be!
Join a team that enables our veterinary technicians to fully utilize their skills and earn performance incentives providing you with exceptional compensation for your dedicated work.
It is time to take your medical and technical skills to the next level, on your terms, building your client base and contributing to a positive, productive work environment while making as many people and pets as happy and fulfilled as possible.
The right candidate will embrace preventative care programs, excel in client education and possess the ability to be attentive to details, as required to ensure excellent patient care. The ideal candidate has experience assisting in out patient exams, monitoring anesthesia, performing dental prophylaxis', placing IV catheters, phlebotomy and completing laboratory procedures.
As a fear free practice, the right individual will be required to become fear free certified. All staff must employ low-stress handling and be comfortable educating clients on techniques and products to help reduce their pet's stress at home and in the hospital.
Our facility utilized 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 high quality in house laboratory analyzers.
It is Barker Animal Hospital's mission to provide high quality, compassionate veterinary care that is valued by our clients.
Benefits of full-time employees include:
401K Retirement Plan with employer match
Paid Time Off
Have an outgoing, positive attitude
Comfortable around companion animals (cats, dogs, small pocket pets)
Utilize Fear Free and low-stress handling techniques
Have strong multi-task skills
Show strong attention to detail
Understand the importance of being detail oriented
Effectively communicate and educate clients
Effectively communicate with co-workers
Have excellent work ethic
Understand basic vaccine protocols, treatment plans, and preventative recommendations
Ability to learn and utilize practice mangament software effectively
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.
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