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Associate Veterinarian, Veterinary Technicians and Support Staff

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Responsibilities include scheduling appointments, answering the telephone, setting up new clients and patients, preparation and maintenance of medical records, filling some prescriptions, over the counter sales, mailings, computer operation, financial transactions, and front office and reception area maintenance. Receptionists will assume the responsibility for acquiring the medical and legal information necessary for the performance of their duties. Receptionists must possess good critical thinking and problem solving skills, compassion, a positive attitude, follow- through and excellent communication and teamwork skills. Multitasking and accepting constructive criticism is essential. Punctuality is expected.

A receptionist has influence with our client’s other positions do not. A receptionist is the first impression a current or potential client sees or hears, and that comes with certain obligations.

Essential duties and responsibilities

  • Provide top-notch customer service
  • Maintain a professional appearance (clothes and attitude)
  • Being attentive to client and pet needs
  • Identify and work compassionately with clients in various emotional states
  • Work patiently with distressed, frustrated or disgruntled clients
  • Answer and triage phone calls from clients
  • Schedule appointments and schedule procedures
  • Check-in clients
  • Monitor client flow from check-in to discharge
  • Monitor schedule and flow
  • Client call backs
  • Managing record requests between other hospitals and specialty practices
  • Fill prescriptions
  • Client education
  • Understand vaccinations, basic lab tests, common diseases, and pet behavior
  • Assist in cleaning the hospital including but not limited to: keeping reception desk area and lobby clean and sanitary, taking out the trash and recycling, exam rooms, kitchen and kennels if needed
  • Process payment transactions
  • Maintain proper documentation in the electronic medical record
  • Relay appropriate information to/from clients to doctors and/or management
  • Computer skills: Able to use Windows based computer systems, word processing, email, web search and other skills needed to effectively use the practice management software program

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

You will need :

  • A Deep Love of Animals (and Their Human Friends)
  • Attention to Detail
  • Customer Service Skills
  • Dealing with the Disgusting
  • Staying Calm Under Pressure
  • Dependability
  • Flexibility & Versatility

You’re part nurse, part lab tech, part administrative assistant, part janitor. A versatile assistant is an excellent assistant. That means the most valuable skill you can have is the willingness and ability to step up wherever you’re needed. On any given day, you might:

  • Confidently restrain patients
  • Prep for surgery (including IV cath placement)
  • Monitor and recover for surgery
  • Clean, pack, and autoclave surgery supplies
  • Draw blood to send to a lab
  • Balance the centrifuge and spin blood down
  • Perform dental rads and cleaning while monitoring and adjusting the animal’s anesthesia
  • Examine a stool sample for parasites using a microscope
  • Prep an ear cytology and examine using microscope
  • Clean the examining rooms between appointments
  • Explain proper puppy care to a new owner
  • Take kenneled dogs outside to play
  • Clean and sanitize cat kennels
  • Sanitize their kennels
  • Give treatments to hospitalized and boarding patients
  • Answer phones and set appointments
  • Perform intake interviews
  • Take x-rays
  • Read a vet’s prescription, create a label in plain English, and dispense the med

Job Type: Full-time

Which hours of the day do you prefer to work? Mornings, afternoons, or 8 hour shifts? Flexible scheduling is just one of the many things that are great about our practice! Integrative medicine, conservative hours of operation, many clients with pet insurance, and a beautiful neighborhood in a suburb of Portland, OR. We are a no drama clinic where we work as a team. A client just mentioned our happy attitude in her google review. The owner of the practice is a Diplomat of ABVP Canine/Feline setting the high standard of our medicine. A board certified dermatologist works in our practice one day a week and is a great resource for our clients and doctors.

Every day we have a technician dedicated to helping doctors with lab results, phone messages, and refill requests. Our techs are trained to enter notes in medical records and communicate with clients so doctors can focus on other duties.

We are locally and privately owned and operated. We have been established for 18 years and are growing! Currently hiring all positions!