Veterinary Receptionist Job Description

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The Veterinary Receptionist role requires being comfortable in the presence of animals, particularly in sensitive situations. Individuals in this role must be comfortable dealing with sensitive situations daily. The Veterinary Receptionist's role is the critical first impression of the company. Veterinary Receptionist's role is to deliver exceptional customer service and ensure clients are politely greeted when entering and well satisfied before exiting the hospital. Must have basic computer literacy skills and be able to handle multiple unrelated tasks simultaneously while working in a busy environment. Key components of the Veterinary Receptionist role include providing accurate information to inquiries from clients and other members of the team and maintaining a positive and professional relationship with clients and our referring community. He/she is also in charge of maintaining office and client files and scheduling appointments and surgical procedures in the hospital for patients utilizing his/her knowledge of the doctor’s availability and activities, and space in the clinic.

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We are looking for team players who want to work as Veterinary Receptionists. Experience preferred but not required. We are willing to train people with big hearts and good attitudes. The ideal candidate will deliver a professional and qualified first impression to all visitors. This person has excellent communication and customer service skills. He/she has a basic understanding of administrative and clerical procedures/systems and the ability to multitask in a busy environment.

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Are you passionate about animals and looking to work with a team that is dedicated to helping animals and clients? Do you go above and beyond to deliver exceptional customer service? Are you professional and driven to help your team succeed? If so, then consider joining our team at Veterinary Hospital as a Veterinary Receptionist for our growing, fast-paced five-doctor small companion animal hospital. We are a well-established clinic and are very devoted to our clients and their satisfaction. We strive to be the very best while still offering affordable care. Our customized veterinary experience ensures we can effectively treat a wide range of cases. Previous veterinary reception experience and experience with Cornerstone Veterinary Software are preferred. We are seeking an individual who is a self-starter, organized, reliable, and efficient, with an outgoing and friendly personality who works well under pressure.

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We are looking for a Veterinary Receptionist. If you value teamwork, compassion, and dependability we encourage you to apply today!

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We are now interviewing customer service-oriented people to join us as Veterinary Receptionists. Work in a progressive and well-equipped practice with in-hospital laboratory, digital radiology, ultrasound as well as computers throughout the building. Our full-service animal hospital with an emphasis on client care and education and providing the best service and care to our clients and their pets.

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We are looking for a Veterinary Receptionist with outstanding customer service skills. Our receptionists are the first and last point of contact with our clients, and as the face of our clinic, they create lasting impressions of our Center. Our receptionists should be helpful, empathetic, courteous, and professional at all times.

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The Veterinary Receptionist supports and adds value to an efficient organization dedicated to quality care and exceptional service. You will perform a variety of clerical and customer service work in providing support to the hospital, and clients during often high-stress situations.

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We are looking for a Veterinary Receptionist who is detail oriented with a focus on excellence, great energy, and a passion for working with pets and people. Our new teammates should be excited to learn new things and have quality communication and client care skills. We are looking for the best of the best to complete our team of dedicated professionals.

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We are looking to add a full-time Veterinary Receptionist to our team.

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The primary function of the Veterinary Receptionist is to assist the staff in the delivery of veterinary care to clients and patients. Working under the direct and indirect supervision of the Client Care Coordinator, the Veterinary Receptionist is responsible for ensuring quality interaction through personal contact and phone contact with clients. The Veterinary Receptionist is responsible for carrying out any task as directed by the attending veterinarian, hospital administrator, or practice manager.

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Frequently asked questions

What is the role of a veterinary receptionist?

A veterinary receptionist is a professional who works in a veterinary clinic or hospital and serves as the first point of contact for clients and their pets. Their primary role is to provide excellent customer service and support to pet owners by managing appointments, answering inquiries, and providing administrative assistance to veterinarians and other staff members.

The main responsibilities of a veterinary receptionist include:

Greeting and welcoming clients and their pets

Scheduling appointments and managing the clinic's calendar

Answering phones and responding to inquiries

Maintaining accurate records of patient information and medical histories

Assisting with patient check-in and check-out

Collecting payments and managing invoices

Coordinating with veterinary staff and other team members to ensure efficient operations

Providing general administrative support as needed.

What are the skills required for a veterinary receptionist?

To be a successful veterinary receptionist, one should possess the following skills:

Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Empathy and compassion for pets and their owners

Excellent customer service skills

Ability to multitask and manage multiple priorities simultaneously

Attention to detail and accuracy in record-keeping and billing

Proficiency in computer systems and software

Knowledge of basic medical terminology and animal care practices

Ability to work well in a team and collaborate effectively with others

Flexibility and adaptability in a fast-paced environment.

In summary, a veterinary receptionist plays a critical role in the smooth operation of a veterinary clinic or hospital. They must possess excellent communication, organizational, and customer service skills, as well as knowledge of animal care practices and medical terminology. They also need to be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and can multitask and manage multiple priorities simultaneously.

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