Careers

Want to join our awesome clinic? Learn more about open positions below!

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We are looking for outstanding team members to join our practice. Please browse the open positions and use the form below to submit your application.

DVM
Shirkey Veterinary Clinic is a growing practice utilizing multiple Certified Veterinary Technicians and veterinary assistants to care for our patients and serve our clients. Our growth has kept us busy and we are excited to add another doctor to our team! We have a clientele that is highly invested in their pet’s care and trust us to recommend the best workups and treatment options. Our experienced support staff allows you to focus on patient care and client education, so you don’t have to be bogged down by busywork.

We have a wonderful work environment and a leadership team to support your goals. Our staff is very friendly, collaborative, and considerate. We take pride in our long-standing and dedicated clientele that allows us to practice quality medicine. Our ideal candidate has a strong interest in client communication, dentistry, and surgery.
We welcome veterinarians of all experience levels as Dr. Shirkey is enthusiastic to share his knowledge and mentor a recent graduate. You would receive intensive, hands-on mentorship for both medical and surgical cases.

Our mission is to improve the lives of our veterinarians by providing you with comprehensive benefits:

  • Generous compensation package
  • Career path leadership and future managing opportunities
  • Customized, structured mentorship program
  • Generous vacation time
  • Medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance
  • 401(k)
  • CE Allowances
  • Relocation assistance available

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please click here if you’d like to apply for the veterinarian position.

Client Service Representative

The client service representative is the person who has in his/her control the optimum flow of all patients and communication in the office. He/she is, in effect, the hub of the office, and as such, the office will be judged greatly by the image that he/she presents. Knowledge of our hospital’s policies and procedures as well as an understanding of general routine health care and products offered are required in order to provide knowledgeable advice to our clients.

Overview of CSR job duties

  • Perform opening procedures according to required timeline
  • Correctly Prepare patient records and consent forms
  • Deliver information about the hospital, Doctors, and services to clients
  • Always deliver exceptional client service. Greet clients and patients in a friendly, professional manner
  • Admit patients/Discharge patients according to hospital protocol
  • Correctly review charges and Invoice clients after any services
  • Notify doctors/techs of patient arrivals
  • Correctly Reconcile invoices at the end of the day and balance cash drawer
  • Settle credit cards/scan checks
  • Be willing to Deliver daily deposit to the bank (off-site) if needed
  • Maintain and purge medical records according to hospital protocol
  • Professionally and Efficiently Handle telephone calls
  • Schedule appointments according to hospital guidelines
  • Receive/scan/file signed surgery/treatment consent, euthanasia and payment agreement forms appropriately
  • Review medications and prescription diets prescribed to patients with clients
  • Handle miscellaneous correspondence appropriately
  • Communicate messages/information between clients/team members correctly through verbal & written hospital protocols
  • Update client/patient files, including name, address, email/phone and patient history
  • Get vaccination history, weight and any other information that may be necessary including previous records and blood work PRIOR to patient’s appointment
  • Present invoices, receive payment and prepare/review estimates as needed
  • Assist clients/team as needed
  • Correctly Perform end of day & end of month procedures
  • Perform other duties as directed

Required:
Must be able to lift 50 pounds and remain standing for long periods of time as needed to maintain desk operation.

Equal Employment Opportunity
It is the policy of the company to afford equal opportunities to all applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, non-disqualifying disability or status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran.

If you’re interested in applying for this role, please click here to submit your information.

Veterinary Technician

The veterinary technician is the primary support to the doctors and patients.  The veterinary technician must be able to pay attention to detail, respond quickly and calmly to crises, and maintain very high standards of patient care.  The veterinary technician must be able to communicate well with clients and team members; showing care and concern for their pets.  This position reports to the hospital manager.

Veterinary Technician Job Duties:

  • Assist doctors in restraint and treatment of patients
  • Enter doctor/technician services into the computer and patient record
  • Fill prescriptions and prepare medications as prescribed by the veterinarian
  • Perform routine laboratory analyses including hematology, serology, blood chemistry, urinalysis, fecal analysis, and skin scrapings
  • Give treatment/injections/medications in accordance with doctor’s orders
  • Place/maintain i.v./urinary catheters
  • Monitor critical patients, follow and complete treatments as listed on the whiteboard
  • Collect blood for internal and external laboratory analysis, and prepare corresponding paperwork
  • Maintain pharmacy, laboratory, radiology inventory, and surgery logs daily
  • Administer oral drugs, injections, wound dressings, and fluid therapy as directed by the DVM
  • Administer and monitor anesthesia in accordance with state regulations and AAHA standards
  • Perform routine dental cleanings in accordance to state regulations and AAHA standards
  • Perform sterile surgical preparation of surgery sites according to AAHA standards
  • Assist in surgery, including gowning surgeon, patient monitoring, suture selection, etc.
  • Maintain lab and surgical supplies and equipment including autoclaved items, surgery packs, ultrasound equipment, anesthesia machines, centrifuge, and microscope according to hospital protocol
  • Clean/sanitize surgery areas, treatment, laboratory, kennel, and exam rooms daily
  • Take/export radiographs (dental and digital) including proper submission to telemedicine or outside specialists
  • Perform/submit ECG readings
  • Perform emergency procedures including: control bleeding, administer parenteral fluids and pharmacological agents under veterinary supervision, resuscitate with oxygen, establish open airway breathing by intubation, perform external cardiac massage, apply temporary bandages or splints, provide external supportive treatment or wounds, burns, and heat exhaustion.
  • Provide client education regarding nutrition, parasite control, vaccination protocols, spaying and neutering, behavior/fear free and all other routine procedures
  • Counsel clients regarding home care, medication administration, and post-operative cases
  • Assist with inventory control and product ordering
  • Assist receptionists as needed
  • Perform tasks assigned to the veterinary assistants and kennel staff as needed

Required:
Must be able to lift 50 pounds and remain standing for long periods of time as needed to maintain desk operation.

Equal Employment Opportunity
It is the policy of the company to afford equal opportunities to all applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, non-disqualifying disability or status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran.

If you’re interested in applying for this role, please click here to submit your information.

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