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.
An exciting opportunity exists for a Part-Time Practice Manager to lead our passionate team at our clinic. We are seeking an experienced team leader with exceptional communication skills who is ready to help drive our business forward. This is an interesting and varied role working with a dynamic and supportive team environment managing the day to day operations of our veterinary clinic.
We are seeking an experienced qualified nurse, who is an all-rounder in surgery, anaesthesia, medicine, reception and is available to work some Saturdays. You will be undertaking general nursing tasks, including pre and post-operative care, animal pathology and emergency and critical care. This is an interesting and varied role with the chance to work in a supportive team environment.
We are looking for a Locum Veterinarian to help balance out our workload and cover some well-earned time off for our busy vets. Our Veterinary Hospital provides modern, professional and affordable health care. Our dedicated staff and leading veterinarians are passionate about pets and are highly supportive of Locum Veterinarians that kindly help us deliver best practice veterinary care.
An opportunity for a Veterinary Nurse to join our Surfers Paradise Clinic. You will be undertaking general nursing tasks, including pre and post-operative care, animal pathology and emergency and critical as well as performing minor procedures when required. You have exceptional organisation, communication and customer service skills, and adaptable within a team environment.
An exciting opportunity exists for a passionate Veterinary Nurse to join our friendly team at our clinic on a casual basis. This is an interesting and varied role with the chance to work in a dynamic and supportive veterinary team environment. You will be undertaking a range of general nursing tasks, including pre and post-operative care, animal pathology and emergency and critical care.
An exciting opportunity for a Veterinarian to join our team in Sydney and NSW as a Locum on a part-time or casual basis. The role will provide exciting opportunities to work in a collaborative team environment across several practices. You have a client-focussed approach and you are dedicated to providing positive outcomes with a highly flexible approach to veterinary practice.
Lead and mentor the team at our North Lakes clinic on a full-time basis. You are ready for the next step in your career, ready to lead a team and make the clinic your own with the clinical freedom to do so. You are a compassionate, supportive and strong Veterinarian professional who values clinical freedom and enjoys providing gold standards of veterinary care and customer service.
Work with a large team of passionate and committed Specialists, Vets and Nurses to serve the increasing needs of the large pet-owning community in Sydney. An opportunity for a Veterinary Hospital Administrator to join us as an integral member of the leadership team, and own the responsibility for the business development, strategy, management and accountability of our hospital.
An exciting opportunity for an Emergency Veterinarian to join our team in the ACT as a Locum on a part-time or casual basis. The role will provide exciting opportunities to work in a collaborative environment across several practices along with great team culture. You have 3 or more years of experience overall as a Vet and 2 or more years of experience in emergency veterinary practice.
If you’re looking for a fresh start or your next career move, join us now and become part of our dynamic small animal clinic. We have an opportunity for a Veterinary Director to join our clinic in Townsville on a full-time basis. Our practice is purpose-built and fully equipped to support you with every case that comes through your clinic doors. Ask about our competitive sign-on bonus!
An opportunity for a Veterinary Director to join our thriving clinic on a full-time basis. You will be leading a great supportive team of 5 Nurses and 3 Vets, passionate about work-life balance and who work extremely well together. We are committed to professional development, mental health awareness and providing an environment that supports sound leadership development.
An opportunity for a Veterinary Practice Manager to join our Southport Clinic. We are looking for a dynamic leader who has previous experience leading a team along with well-developed communication skills and ready to drive our business forward using practical business, customer service, human resource and operational skills, plus exceptional organisational expertise.
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.
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