We are searching for an enthusiastic, positive and compassionate veterinarian to join our veterinary team. Our team us committed to advocating for our patients and ensuring they receive the care they need. We are a small animal practice providing high quality, low stress care. We strongly believe preventative medicine is the best medicine. Our staff is fear free certified and trained to employ low stress handling techniques. Our hospital is committed to creating a positive veterinary experience for both pets and owners.
You will have the opportunity to see a wide variety of cases including those that will challenge your medical and surgical skills. You will also have access to excellent local specialists as necessary.
We encourage and support any special interests you are committed to pursuing.
You will have access to high quality modern veterinary medical equipment you need to practice the highest level of care.
No after hours on call.
All typical benefits are offered, license fees, CE allowance, health insurance, 401k with match, PTO, etc. We also offer a flexible schedule depending upon your needs.
Chesapeake is located just minutes from the Virginia Beach oceanfront, the historical city of Norfolk and NC state line, there are many exciting activities to explore. The Virginia Beach amphitheater holds concerts throughout the year and there is a famous East Coast surfing competition held every August at the oceanfront. Norfolk is home to the newly renovated Waterside district where you can tour famous battleships at Nauticus, visit historical museums, and sail around the harbor on a sunset cruise.
Must hold a current license or able to obtain a license to practice veterinary medicine in state of Virginia.
Able to perform all tasks required of a general veterinary practitioner. Including but not limited to general surgical and dental procedures. Working with clients to determine appropriate medical work ups and create tailored treatment plans for patients.
Ability to effectively communicate patients needs and treatment plans to clients and veterinary team.
Able to work well in a team environment.
USDA certified in state of Virginia.
Willing to become fear free certified and embrace fear free techniques.
Additional Salary Information: Dependant upon experience
About Barker Animal Hospital, LLC
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.