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Office Administration

Alexandra Barton

Alexandra Barton
Inventory Manager/Office Manager

Alexandra is from Hermiston, Oregon, and has been with the clinic since 2017.

Alexandra's favorite part of working at OTVC is being able to be around the people who love animal agriculture, and work alongside her co-workers. She enjoys seeing the different large animal and small animal cases that come into the clinic. Her favorite thing to do is work cattle alongside her father, Dr. Barton.

She chose to work within the veterinary medicine field because of her love for animal agriculture, and she enjoys helping patients and their owners stay healthy and happy.

Her favorite animals are cattle, dogs, mules, and lions.

Hope  Barton

Hope Barton
Bookkeeper/Office Manager

Hope is from Hermiston, Oregon, and she has been with the clinic since 2020.

Hope's favorite part of working at OTVC is getting to work with people who care for animals like she does. She enjoys being around people who care for animal husbandry.

She chose to work in the veterinary medicine field because she gets to love on all the animals that come into the clinic while still being able to do the job that she enjoys.

Her favorite animals are penguins, donkeys, and puppies!

Certified Veterinary Technicians

Stacy Barnes

Stacy Barnes
Certified Veterinary Technician

Stacy is from Wallowa, Oregon, and she has been with the clinic since 2022.

Stacy’s favorite part about working at OTVC is being able to help animals. She loves all that ranges from helping and healing the patient or helping them to cross the “rainbow bridge”

She chose to work in the veterinary medicine field because of her love and compassion for animals, and her desire to care for all of them.

Her favorite animals are- horses, cats, dogs & exotics.

Joellyn Herriman

Joellyn Herriman
Certified Veterinary Technician

Joellyn is from La Grande, Oregon, and she has been with the clinic since 2011.

Joellyn’s favorite part of working at OTVC being able to enjoy and get to know the community that we serve, and she has also loved expanding her medical knowledge within the clinic.

She chose to work in the veterinary medicine field because she enjoys medicine and learning the amazing intricacies of God’s creation. She enjoys seeing both animals and the people who own them get taken care of.

Her favorite animals- elephants, horses, dogs, cats, and chickens.

Technicians

Cierra Grant

Cierra Grant
Technician

Cierra is from Hermiston, Oregon, and she has been with the clinic since 2023.

Cierra’s favorite part of working at OTVC is seeing new challenges every day and having the ability to not have a repeating day. She enjoys that not every day is the same as before with helping animals and their owners.

She chose to work in the veterinary medicine field because of her passion for animals and veterinary medicine. She likes that that the vet medicine field is about healing, problem solving, and innovation. She thinks that there is no better way to fulfill a passion for animals and knowledge than a career at OTVC.

Shayna Osmin

Shayna Osmin
Reception/Tech. Assistant

Shayna is from Heppner, Oregon, and she has been with the clinic since 2022.

Shayna’s favorite part of working at OTVC is having the opportunities to get to interact with new patients, and being able to witness some unique/intriguing medical cases that come into the clinic.

She chose to work in the veterinary medicine field because she grew up on a ranch, and it intrigued her to learn more about it.

Her favorite animals are mixed within large and small animals, with none in particular.

Alex  Osmin

Alex Osmin
Technician

Alex is from Hermiston, Oregon, and has been with the clinic since 2021.

Alex’s favorite part of working at OTVC is being able to learn veterinary practices/medicine, and witness happy/good outcomes that occur within the vet clinic and everyone’s work that leads to it.

She chose to work in the veterinary medicine field because her mother worked at OTVC 20 years ago, and she spent her life learning things from her. Those interactions and lessons learned lead her to be interested in veterinary medicine.

Her favorite animals are all farm animals.

Jessica Cain

Jessica Cain
Technician

Heather  Plate

Heather Plate
Technician

Heather is from California, and she has been with the clinic since 2017.

Heather’s favorite part of working at OTVC is having the ability to help clients and their animals in need.

She chose to work in the veterinary medicine field because her mother worked in wildlife rehab and rescue, and her love and curiosity for animal healthcare and welfare grew with her.

Her favorite animals are mastiffs, horses and chickens.

Jessica  Kooch

Jessica Kooch
Technician

Jessica is from Hermiston, and she has been with the clinic since 2019.

Jessica’s favorite part about working at OTVC is assisting in surgery. She loves the detail required and the accomplishing feeling of completing a surgery from start to finish. She says the best part is seeing the patient happy and healed and also seeing the owner happy with the results.

She chose to work in the veterinary medicine field because she wanted to be able to work within the medicine field without having to work on humans. She finds animals more appealing to work with.

Her favorite animals are all cats of course.

Receptionists

Leandra Diorio

Leandra Diorio
Reception/ Tech. Assistant

Leandra is from Washington, and she has been with the clinic since 2021.

Leandra’s favorite part about working at OTVC is being able to express her deep love and passion for the well-being of all animals. All of her past & current fur children have given her so much joy, and working at the clinic gives her the ability to help owners care for their pets. She enjoys seeing the difference that her and the clinic can make with animal welfare. She enjoys how soul-filling her job is and knowing that she can directly handle pets, help evaluate & treat animals to help ensure them their best life.

She chose to work in the veterinary medicine field because she was raised on a farm working alongside large and small animals. She had family that barrel raced, showed, and rode for fun that helped grow her love for the vet medicine world. Growing up, she would pretend to be a veterinarian to her stuffed animals and that dream never went away as she grew older.

Her favorite animal specifically has always been a white Bengal tiger, but cats are also close to the top. She also loves horses and the movies Hidalgo and Spirit helped to shape her love for equine.

Jakki Long

Jakki Long
Senior Receptionist

Jakki is from Hermiston, Oregon, and she has been with the clinic since 2006.

Jakki’s favorite part of working at OTVC is being able to build relationships with clients, and she also loves getting to love on and care for their pets like her own.

She chose to work in the veterinary medicine field because she always loved caring for animals as a young child. When she was a senior in high school, she did an internship at the clinic and has been with the clinic ever since. Through the years, she has developed a passion for patient care and client communication skills. She loves that in vet medicine there is always something new to learn.

Her favorite animals are owls, dogs, and snakes, and of course her own animals- 13 dogs, 2 cats, 10 reptiles, and 1 chinchilla.

Assistants

Emile Davis

Emile Davis
Assistant/Reception

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