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Veterinary Receptionist

Veterinarian Office | Gainesville, FL | Full Time

Job Description

Country Critters Veterinary Clinic is opening a new location in Gainesville, FL!  We are looking for an experienced veterinary receptionist that is passionate about providing exceptional customer care!  At Country Critters, we care about our patients, associates and community.  We offer competitive wages, exceptional benefits, and a great work/life balance.  Join our Country Critters Family!



The purpose of the Veterinary Receptionist is to be team and client service oriented. Our focus is professionalism, being friendly and helpful while catering to our patient's and client's needs. Candidates must also be independent workers, self-starters, able to effectively utilize down-time and multi-task, maintain an impeccably clean facility, follow instructions, and possess excellent verbal and written communication skills; both among staff members, clients and veterinarians.



  • Candidates must also pay close attention to detail
  • May be required to perform other duties
  • Ensuring that clients and pets feel welcome and comfortable
  • Providing compassionate and diplomatic client service
  • Answering the telephone and scheduling appointments
  • Maintaining charts and computer records
  • Filling prescriptions as need as directed by a veterinarian, and explaining prescription directions
  • Suggesting retail products and other services to clients
  • Keeping our facilities clean and well maintained
  • Collecting payments for services



  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Candidates must also pay close attention to detail
  • Previous experience working in a veterinary hospital, restaurant, retail, or service business
  • Must be friendly, outgoing and people oriented
  • Excellent phone skills (speak with a smile!), be well groomed, and organized and dependable
  • Applicants must have daytime and evening availability during the week and on weekends



  • None


  • General office equipment such as telephone, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, computer


  • Good visual acuity and ability to communicate
  • Ability to sit and/or stand for long periods of time
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.