Veterinary Receptionist, part-time, 20 hours

Adana Veterinary Clinic is seeking a part-time, experienced receptionist who loves to engage with people and their pets. Are you an outgoing, cheerful, and compassionate people and pet lover? Are you organized, energetic, and able to handle a busy front office answering our 2 phone lines, scheduling appointments, providing client service with a smile, and working with our clientele in a polite and cheerful manner? Would you like to work with a small team in a progressive veterinary clinic with focus on great pet care for cats, dogs, and small furry friends? (Rabbits, rats, guinea pigs, ferrets etc.?

We are looking for a person who can talk to our clients with ease. You must be able to convey a warm, yet professional appearance and demeanor. You will greet and invoice clients, schedule appointments and surgeries, answer phone calls/emails, be able to accurately handle many computer entries and filing (electronic medical records), receive medical information from clients and much more. Computer literacy is a must, and good typing skills are required at a minimum of 60-70 wpm, as we are a fully digital practice. Some knowledge of pet care and diseases is a huge plus. Highly valued skills: Attention to detail and accuracy, compassion, politeness, team spirit, and joy in helping people. We would love to hire an employee with dedicated interest in the animal field and a long-term interest in the job. You need to have solid and reliable transportation. All our employees are required to be fully vaccinated for Covid-19, including any available booster vaccines.

The part-time hours have some flexibility, we may be able to work with your specific availability and wishes (i.e., the weekly schedule may be 4 half days including a Saturday morning (office hours) every 4 weeks, OR 2 full days + Saturday morning every 2 or 4 weeks). Help us represent our motto of “Care, Comfort, and Compassion for Pets”. Join our friendly, compassionate team of animal and people lovers in our beautiful, modern facility with lots of natural light located on Rte. 38 just outside the village of Freeville.

Hourly rate based on experience and qualifications: $ 16 – $18/hour.

To learn more about our clinic and what we stand for please visit our website:, knowledge is expected if you qualify for a phone interview.

Please reply by email using the “Apply for this position” instructions below. Include your resume, and your attachment(s) in pdf format. A descriptive cover letter must be included: Tell us about yourself; your interests, experience, and qualifications in the pet care field. We ask that you include the date of your last Covid vaccine as well as indicate your typing speed in WPM.

All qualified applicants will be considered and will receive a response to your application, provided you fulfill our requirements.

Job Category: Receptionist
Job Type: Part Time
Job Location: Freeville NY

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