Client Services Representative

Job Description

Job Description

Job Summary

The Client Service Specialist is an invaluable member of the hospital team who works directly with a Hospital Manager, Office Manager and supporting medical staff to provide exceptional customer service while maintaining a smooth and efficient flow of clients and patients through the animal hospital. This position will require evening and weekend shifts.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Responsible for greeting clients, determining the needs of the clients and patients, and completing the check-in and check-out process. Models a professional and courteous manner with staff and clients.
  • Follows established policy and procedures in scheduling clients for prompt treatment of ill and/or injured patients, as well as proper scheduling of patients in need of vaccinations, rechecks, surgeries, in-hospital procedures, and other services that require the doctors’ and technicians’ time.
  • Helps with client reminders for annual health assessments, parasite checks, dentistry, senior care, etc.
  • Pulls patient charts for daily scheduled appointments and collects information to make necessary updates, including the creation of new charts, when appropriate.
  • Assists technicians in filling prescriptions with appropriate medication and providing routine instructions to owners on the proper administration of the medication.
  • Performs over-the-counter sales of merchandise such as food and special diets, shampoos, flea and tick control products, heartworm, etc. Demonstrates a technical knowledge of products and is capable of assisting clients with their product needs.
  • Invoices clients, collects fees, makes change and obtains authorization for credit charges following the credit policies of the hospital.
  • Demonstrates basic emergency procedures and can give proper information on transporting the patient to the hospital. Responsible for advising hospital staff about incoming emergencies.
  • Maintains appearance and cleanliness of the waiting room and reception area, including re-stocking of products, office supplies, client educational materials, hospital brochures, etc.
  • Prepares and sends welcome letters, new client information packets, referral and thank you letters, condolences, long wait notes, and other correspondence for the doctors and/or Hospital Management.
  • Demonstrates a full working knowledge of AVImark procedures and functional applications.

Qualifications and Skills

  • High school diploma or GED required. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Prior client service experience in related area preferred but not required
  • Proper telephone etiquette and client service excellence
  • Basic veterinary medical knowledge, including products and services
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Basic computer skills (Microsoft Office, e-mail, and AVImark experience preferred)
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to multi-task and still attend to details

Benefits

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life
  • Accident
  • Critical Illness
  • 401k
  • Pet Care & Food discounts

Job Details

Employment Type:
Full-time
Position Type:
Other
Earliest Start Date:
15-Apr-2021
Modified
16-Apr-2021

Job Location

Panama City Beach, Florida, United States

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