Careers

The team at Barta Animal Hospital is growing, come join our team!

Job Openings

Associate DVM

Barta Animal Hospital, conveniently named after Dr. Richard Barta, was opened in 1973. As a solo practitioner, Dr. Barta grew the practice and eventually built a brand-new hospital in 1997 where Barta remains today.

Now thriving as a 3 DVM, mixed animal hospital, Barta Animal Hospital is pleased to service pets of any shape and size! Dr. Cooper is Barta’s well known large animal doctor, focusing his services on obstetrics, herd health, numerous equine procedures and farm calls. He also very graciously cares for the local zoo animals regularly. Dr. Cooper has been a staple of Barta for the last 14 years and continues to serve the community alongside Dr. Erbe who focuses on small companion animals and pocket pets.
The practice is equipped with a hydraulic cattle chute, in house Idexx laboratory, digital x-ray and portable x-ray, brand new ultrasound and incoming digital dental x-ray. We have a very relaxed nature and easy-going staff.

We would love to welcome an additional Associate DVM who is interested in mixed animal medicine. This would be an excellent opportunity for an experienced DVM or new graduate looking for a personalized mentorship program!

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Client Services Representative
The purpose of the Client Services Representative (CSR) is to serve as the receptionist for Barta Animal Hospital. The primary responsibilities of the CSR are to be cheerful and accurate and to maintain a smooth, well-planned, and orderly flow of clients and patients. This includes record-keeping and clerical duties, as well as providing support to the health care team. These service functions include but are not limited to reception (visitor and telephone), maintenance of veterinary medical records, account maintenance, cash processing, and mail service. This position requires a practical/learned knowledge of hospital organization and services, the basic rules and regulations governing visitors and animal patient treatment, data transcription, word processing, and practical knowledge of the standard procedures, veterinary records, and terminology used in the hospital. We offer comprehensive benefits including:

  • Flexible schedule – Full or part-time
  • 401K
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance – (for full-time employment)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays – (for full-time employment)
  • Paid Time Off – (for full-time employment)
  • Uniform allowance
  • Pet Discount
Veterinary Technician / Assistant
The Veterinary Technician assists the doctors to the fullest possible extent to help improve the quality of care given to the patients, and to aid the doctors in achieving greater efficiency by relieving them of technical work. The Veterinary Technician assists in multiple procedures providing care for animals including dental prophy, assisting in surgeries/surgical monitoring, administering medications, immunizations, running lab work, as well as client education. This is an overview of the position and the job responsibilities listed do not encompass the entire position. The veterinary technician is under the direct guidance and supervision of the Lead Veterinary Technician and the veterinarians. We offer comprehensive benefits including:

  • Flexible schedule – Full or part-time
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance – (for full-time employment)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays – (for full-time employment)
  • Paid Time Off – (for full-time employment)
  • Uniform allowance
  • Pet Discount
  • Scholarships for eligible employees to earn AVMA-CTVEA accredited Veterinary Technician Associates Degree
Kennel Technician
The Kennel Technician provides care and the basic needs of animals that are being boarded or that are patients of Barta Animal Hospital including cleaning of crates, runs and day care area, laundry, proper feeding, medicating and care of all boarding guests. The kennel technician operates under the direct supervision of the Practice Manager. We offer comprehensive benefits including:

  • Flexible schedule – Full or part-time
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance – (for full-time employment)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays – (for full-time employment)
  • Paid Time Off – (for full-time employment)
  • Uniform allowance
  • Pet Discount

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About Independence, KS

Located in southeast Kansas, Independence is a safe community with great schools, restaurants, family-friendly events, and parks to enjoy all year round. With its low cost of living, Independence makes a great home for young professionals and families.

There are many reasons to fall in love with Independence. If you enjoy the great outdoors, Elk City State Park and Montgomery County State Park are just a few steps away. People can enjoy camping, fishing, hiking, and take in all that nature has to offer. For baseball fanatics, Independence is the home of Shulthis Stadium, which is well known as the home field where Mickey Mantle began his professional baseball career. If you love history, you will enjoy the official Little House on the Prairie historic site.

We welcome you to apply today and become a part of the Independence Community. See you soon at Barta Animal Hospital!