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Client Service Representative – Receptionist

Being a Client Service Representative (CSR) in a veterinary office takes a special kind of person who can deal with both humans and animals alike. As a CSR your primary responsibility is to be efficient in all front desk operations. A CSR is the client’s first and last impression when visiting us, and it is important that all clients feel welcome, safe, and comfortable. CSRs are invaluable members of our hospital team, and we treat them that way. Come thrive in an environment that encourages learning and continued growth within the profession and become the bridge between pet owners and patient care.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Deliver exceptional customer service to pet owners in a polite timely manner, both in person and over the phone
  • Schedule and confirm appointments, record keeping and organization, provide estimates and invoices for payment.
  • Respond with compassion and empathy in stressful and emotional situations.
  • Maintain a clean, stocked and orderly lobby and front office area.
  • Educate clients on wellness plans, pet insurance, food and products sold in the waiting room.
  • Perform opening and closing procedures, end of day reports and deposits.
  • Data Entry: records, client questionnaires, referral information, etc.
  • Ensure that referral letters and lab results go to the corresponding veterinarians.
  • Admit patients: ensuring that the patient is weighed, and all information is current.
  • Opportunities to learn Veterinary Assistant skills if desired.

Skills and Qualifications

  • One year of experience in veterinary practice (or human medical practice) is preferred.
  • Minimum two years of customer service experience required (retail, food and beverage, etc.)
  • Computer experience (email usage, Word/Excel) and proficiency required in front desk equipment (such as fax machine, credit card machine, copy machine, and postage meter)
  • Must possess basic math skills to determine proper deposits, make change, and process payments utilizing credit cards and check terminal.
  • Preferred general understanding of veterinary terminology, situational understanding and being able to successfully communicate these situations with clients and the veterinary team. 
  • Able to phone and waiting room triage to determine the difference between an emergency and a routine office visit
  • Excellent communication skills with clients and team members
  • Proficient time management, ability to problem solve, learn, and handle multiple tasks
  • Enthusiastic team player with a patient, and positive professional attitude.
  • Must be able to work seated for the majority of the day

Benefits and Perks

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance options, all starting the first of the month following the date of hire for Full-Time Employees 
  • 401K with company match
  • Flexible Spending Account or Health Savings Account options included.
  • Long-Term Disability option for Full-Time Employees 
  • Personal Pet Discounts
  • PTO and Paid Holidays for Full-Time Employees 
  • Company Sponsored Employee Assistance Program (EAP)


$16.50-$23 per hour

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