Veterinary Front Office Receptionist – The Pet Doctor JobThe Pet DoctorLakewood, WA 96700

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Why You’ll Love This Veterinary Front Office Job with The Pet Doctor in Lakewood, WA! 

If you’re passionate about pet care, The Pet Doctor wants you as our newest team member! We are looking for a Veterinary Front Office worker who will be the voice for our four-legged clientele. Our clinic is the ideal place to start and grow a successful career from your passion and love for animals!

In this Veterinary Front Office position, our innovative organization will foster your professional growth in an inspiring and fun atmosphere. You will learn techniques and skills with on-the-job training that will help you grow your career in the veterinary field. Your co-workers will feel more like an extended family that genuinely cares about helping you achieve your goals. You’ll be a valued part of the community as you contribute to the wonderful care that we provide our customers and their beloved pets. In addition to a great work/life balance, you will receive benefits that include medical, dental and vision, a 401k with a company match, life insurance, and generous paid time off.

Don’t miss the opportunity to use your passion for animal advocacy into success! Apply for The Pet Doctor’s Veterinary Front Office opening today!

Learn more about this hospital: www.lakewoodpetdoctor.com

Veterinary Front Office Responsibilities

  • Greet all clients with a positive greeting; answer phones; take messages and answer basic client questions
  • Know the range of services the practice provides and the species it treats; advise clients/recommend services for their pets; provide estimates
  • Differentiate and prioritize between routine cases and emergency cases and alert staff accordingly
  • Understand and use special record notations, and make appropriate notes in patient records
  • Be familiar with infectious and common zoonotic diseases; including prevention, and the steps to reduce or eliminate transmission
  • Maintain medical records, establish or understand medical record filing systems
  • Handle all cash transactions including deposits and invoicing

Veterinary Front Office Qualifications 

  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Advanced animal care, client/customer interaction, receptionist experience required
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Possess a good attitude and contribute to a positive work environment
  • Knowledge of and ability to use medical abbreviations

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Veterinarian – The Pet Doctor – Lakewood, WA

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Why You’ll Love This Job!

The Pet Doctor, in Lakewood, WA is an intimate, family-oriented practice. We take great pride in the bond we form with each team member. Our employee tenure averages at 13 years!  While we are proud of our commitment to our team members, we are also working to understand how we can best serve the growing needs in the veterinary community! Located in Lakewood, WA, we are just minutes from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, and conveniently located to I-5 with quick access to Tacoma and Olympia. Everything you need is a skip away!

**Sign-On Bonus / Relocation Support Offered**

Here are a few of the progressive advantages we currently offer:

  • Regular and consistent work schedules. This allows you the ability to plan your life outside of work first and know what your work commitments are second.   We are currently closed on Sundays and major Holidays for team members to have dedicated self-care and family time.
  • Flexibility for your time off needs. We know life is dynamic and we strive to roll with the punches right along with you!
  • Individually tailored mentorship.  We’ll share a few of our best practices that we think every employee can benefit from but also consider your input and create plans for achievement! Our mentorship isn’t one size fits all, but it does include weekly scheduled one-on-one meetings with our medical director as part of your regular workday.  This is a great time to review cases, ask questions, or just enjoy a break.
  • Graduated scheduling.  Each pet appointment is special, and we want to ensure you achieve a great bond with each pet. 
  • The support of experienced and licensed support staff.  Our existing team members are PHENOMENAL, and we are looking to grow to ensure you are supported to do your important work.
  • A complimentary in-house snack cart for our team members!  Have a seasonal favorite?  Let us know and we’ll add it to the snack cart!

We are continuing to look for additional opportunities to support veterinarian and veterinary team members.  We are passionate about total employee well-being and offer comprehensive benefits! 

Qualifications

  • DVM/VMD degree from an AVMA accredited veterinary school
  • Active, non-restricted veterinary license in Washington
  • Invested in building trusting relationships with clients, colleagues, and community
  • Motivated for continuous personal and professional growth
  • Positive attitude and the desire to learn
  • Feel accountable to our clients, patients and team

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Working in the People, Pets & Vets family allows you to provide excellent care with top-quality resources while maintaining the individuality and medical autonomy that makes each practice unique. We are all about the PEOPLE that share a love for animals. We put PETS at the center of everything we do. Our VETS and the entire support team provide quality care for pets. We foster a culture of learning, respect, and compassionate care. Most importantly, we like to have FUN! Join us today and become a cornerstone of your pet community.   

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive Compensation Package
  • No On-Call or After-Hours Emergency Calls
  • Paid Time Off
  • Annual CE Reimbursement $1,500 + a $5,000 CE Bonus on your 5th year work anniversary
  • 401K With Annual Employer Match
  • Employer-Sponsored Health and Welfare Plans including Medical, Dental, Vision, and many more
  • Personal Liability Insurance Coverage & AVMA Membership
  • Pet Care Discount
  • Career Growth/Professional Mentorship

People Pets & Vets is an EEO/AA employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sex, ancestry, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status, or military status. People Pets & Vets is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its programs, and activities.

Job ID: 743999848875641

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