Job ID: 185154

Veterinary Hospital Receptionist (S#273)

Tuskegee University

  • May 6, 2022
  • Veterinary Hospital Receptionist (S#273)
  • Tuskegee University
    Tuskegee, AL
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Agriculture/Animal Care
    Agriculture/Animal Care
    Administrative Support/Services
    Administrative Support/Services

Veterinary Hospital Receptionist (S#273)

Posting Date:  May 05,2022                                                                               Posting End Date: August 05,2022

Position: Veterinary Hospital Receptionist                                                               Department:  Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital

Status: Full-time

Special Qualifications
In keeping  with the President’s commitment  to Tuskegee  University seeking "One  Tuskegee,"  the ideal  Veterinary Hospital Receptionist will possess  the  willingness  to  use  their  expertise  to assist  in transforming Tuskegee  into  a  leading  21st century living and  learning environment.

Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities

Greet clients with a positive and friendly attitude and professionalism at all times in this job capacity Process clients’  pets for admission into and discharge out ofTU-VMTH Answer telephone, relay messages relative to the clinical area Duplicate, fax, xerox, and collate materials as needed Maintain internal communications,  work flow, and patient care Ensure all referral veterinary records have been added to the medical record Ensure all send out laboratory results have been added to the medical record Obtain records and results by accessing external systems Type/input office related materials Code and file case records for the VMTH (small animal, large animal and ambulatory clinics) Complete assigned duties and reception check-lists during shift Abide by the protocols and policies as defined by the American Animal Hospital Association within its definition of a "Veterinary Client Representative" Accept payments and deposits from clients Assist coworkers during busy hours Attentive to client’s needs to ensure satisfaction


High school graduate Experience working in a veterinary or medical practice or at least one year of experience in a customer service environment Excellent customer service skills Good communication skills Verbal skills needed for telephone and person-to-person  interactions Literacy skills needed for understanding of documents created and used Good computer skills and demonstrate experience with operating standard office equipment Ability to work within a team and perform with minimum supervision Ability to communicate and work well with a diverse population Ability to deal with the public in a tactful and courteous manner Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate Ability  to multitask as well as ability  to set and change  priorities in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment while maintaining a positive attitude Ability  to set priorities  and solve  problems Dependable and capable of following instructions

Commensurate with education, training and experience

Additional Position Information:
Does this position require weekend and after work hours’ job responsibilities?  Yes
Is this position funded through restricted outside funding? Yes

*The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility.  It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **

Applications are available at the following link:

Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, a list of (3) to (5) references (with detailed contact information) and copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position.  The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints. Application packets with missing information will be considered incomplete and will not be processed.

Human Resources Department
Attn: Employment/Recruitment
101 Kresge Center
Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, Alabama 36088
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Equal Employment Opportunity Employer-Male/Female/Veteran/Disabled
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