Sample Job Description for Veterinary Receptionist

Following is a sample job description template for the position of Veterinary Receptionist:

Job Title: Veterinary Receptionist

Location of the Job: Fairfield, NJ 07004

Years of Experience: 1+ to 2 Years

Job Type: Full Time Employee

Education Level: Bachelor’s Degree

Job Summary:

Full or Part-Time experienced Veterinary Receptionist needed for a progressive, multi-doctor veterinary practice located Burlington County, NJ; within 30 minutes of Philadelphia.​

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Enhances service reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.​
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities.​
  • Determines animal requirements by reviewing care plans and records.​
  • Maintains equipment by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining equipment supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.​
  • Supports animal examinations by assembling required supplies and instruments; securing and bringing animals to examination room; restraining animals; providing assistance as directed; explaining animal’s status to customer.​
  • Maintains animal records by documenting animal conditions, reactions, and changes; updating database.​
  • Maintains safe, secure, healthy and humane environment by sanitizing and disinfecting holding and support areas; following standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.​
  • Maintains animals by feeding; cleaning animals’ rooms, cages, and equipment; changing cages; administering medications; collecting samples.​

Position Requirements:

Experience in the veterinary or medical field is required as this is a fast paced and busy environment.​ The ideal candidate should be reliable, self-motivated and have a pleasant demeanor with wonderful communication skills – both written and verbal.​ In addition, they should be organized and detail oriented.​ Competitive salary and benefit packages are available.​

Salary: 15,000.​00 – 20,000.​00 USD /​year