Vet Receptionist Jobs
Find a rewarding job working with animals as a Vet Receptionist. Put your amazing communication, organization, and problem solving skills to great use.
We have a great core team of Vets and Nurses that respect and support one another and would love to welcome an experienced and like-minded Vet into the team with enthusiastic and passionate leadership skills. Our clinic is equipped to support you achieve the best possible outcomes for your clients and pets and to achieve gold standards of care.
As Veterinary Director you are responsible for the standards of care across the clinic, mentoring and coaching veterinarians and delivering exceptional client care. You have excellent leadership skills, you thrive in a team environment and you are enthusiastic and passionate about high quality practice and delivering best practice veterinary care at every moment.
This role may be suited to parents returning to work, Veterinarians working between GP and emergency or a Veterinarian looking for flexibility and the chance to join a friendly team focused on high standards of care. We are looking for a passionate Veterinarian that is looking for Part Time work (hours flexible) and ideally you have 3+ years’ experience.
We are looking for a Veterinary Director who lives our values – Passion, Authentic, Caring, Knowledge and Togetherness. You have excellent leadership skills, and thrive in a team environment. You are committed to gold standards of care and professional development, you are client focused and dedicated to providing positive outcomes.
Monitoring anaesthetics, inpatient care, liaising with clients, holding puppies, lambs, kids, crias, are some of the more fun regular tasks at our place. Of course, there’s also walking dogs, cleaning, and a thousand phone calls to answer. What’s important to us is that pets have as positive a time with us as possible and that clients know we really do care about their pets.
Join our thriving Small Animal Veterinary Clinic in the heart of the Northern Territory, here in Alice Springs. We take a progressive approach to practicing Integrative Medicine, creating complete treatment solutions that focus on the entire wellness of pets in our care. We have a great practice culture and remarkable nursing team in a great lifestyle environment.
Job Growth for Veterinary Receptionists
The veterinary industry has been growing by leaps and bounds in the last five years. Some reports have shown a 45% increase in job opportunities for vet receptionist and vet nurses. With 63% of Australian homes owning a pet, spending roughly $8 billion dollars every year it’s easy to see why the vet industry has seen such growth and is expected to continue. If you have been looking for a new career, you can now stop.
Finding a job as a vet receptionist will provide you with job security and plenty of room for growth. It’s not uncommon for vet receptionist to find jobs as practice managers and even vet nurses. Of course, you may find that you are perfectly content to be the best vet receptionist that has ever done the job. In addition to opportunities for job growth, vet receptionist day-to-day task are different every day. With all of the diversity that being a vet receptionist brings to your day, it’s easy to see how it could be the ideal job for many.
Typical Job Responsibilities for a Vet Receptionist
Finding a job as a vet receptionist will bring new adventures every day. No two days are every the same. Sure, there will be days when all you do is answer phones and go over patient instructions with clients. On the other hand, there will be days where you will need to be quick on your feet to save a pet’s life. There will be times when your communication skills will be exactly what a client needs to defuse a tense situation. This diversity in the vet receptionist field is what keeps many people in the industry.
Vet Receptionist Job Skill Requirements
- Communication skills
- Computer knowledge
- File maintenance
- Billing and accounting skills
- Animal husbandry skills and knowledge
Vet Receptionist Job Responsibilities
- Checking patients in and out
- Appointment scheduling
- Answering phone calls
- Possibly walking, feeding, and medicating of animals
- Stocking and cleaning reception area and exam rooms
- Prepare bank deposits
The responsibilities for a vet receptionist can vary greatly between small vet clinics and large vet hospitals that may have practice managers, levels of receptionist and vet nurses. The management style will also be different at each clinic you work for. Knowing this can help you plan your interview so you ask the right question to land you that job as a vet receptionist.
Getting a job as a vet receptionist is now easier than ever, thanks to Vet and Pet jobs. Our job board was created as a niche job board to help animal lovers find the best jobs working with animals in Australia. We’re confident that if you have the skills to land that vet receptionist job, then you will find the perfect job right here. Take some time to explore the job listings, then pop over to our blog to learn some new skills to make sure you rise above the other candidates.
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