Sawmill Animal Hospital is the oldest veterinary hospital in Jones County, Mississippi! Their sister hospital, North Jones Animal Hospital is located four miles down the road. Both locations are open to clients Monday through Friday. Sawmill Animal Hospital operates on a walk-in basis with five full-time veterinarians. Whereas North Jones Animal Hospital runs on appointments operating with two veterinarians. Many staff members are tenured employees. Both practices see canine and feline patients and offer their patients the same exceptional services which include boarding, dental care, digital radiology, grooming, in-clinic diagnostic testing, hospitalization/intensive care, microchipping, nutritional counseling, pain management, pharmacy, preventative care, surgery, therapeutic laser treatments, ultrasound, vaccinations, and more.
If you are looking for a small-town feel, Laurel, Mississippi is the place for you! It’s a short ride to either Montgomery and Biloxi, or the Gulfport & Biloxi Beaches. Laurel, Mississippi has gained popularity recently thanks in part to HGTV’s Home Town show. The show features Erin and Ben Napier renovating old homes in the town they grew up in. Laurel Main Street offers an array of shops, bakeries, restaurants, and events. For those interested in art, visit Lauren Rogers Museum of Art. The town stays active by hosting numerous events from Crawfests to 5k runs.
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Job duties include, but are not limited to:
Maintain the visual appeal or the hospital reception area, greet and welcome clients and patients, answer questions and triage client concerns, answer calls or emails and direct to the appropriate party for resolution, schedule appointments to maximize efficiency and daily flow, check in and check out clients and process payments. Our receptionists offer friendly emotional support in a compassionate and discreet manner during times of need to our clients and must be comfortable with various medical outcomes.
Must be able to withstand unpleasant odors and noises. May be exposed to bites, scratches, animal waste and potentially contagious diseases.
Whether you’re looking to just be a master of your role or trying to grow into that next career move, you’ll have opportunities through a variety of virtual and hands on, interactive training and continuing development.
We’re looking for:
Experienced Receptionist with a minimum of 1-year veterinary experience preferred
Compassionate, Calm, Team Player, Multi-Tasker and Strong Communicator
Highly organized and possess computer skills
Self-starter with the desire to continue to advance your knowledge and skillset.
We offer our staff:
Comprehensive Benefits (health, dental, vision, liability, 401k & 401K matching program, life & supplemental insurance, HSA, & FSA)
Employee Assistance Program
Paid Vacation and Sick Time for ALL Employees
Paid Bereavement Program
Paid Parental Leave Program
Continuing Education Allowance (applies to licensed/registered/certified roles)
Tuition Assistance Program
Access to a CVA/CVT/CVPM Partnership through Penn Foster
Career Development Opportunities
Referral Bonus Program for most positions!
Additional Benefits May Also Be Available (i.e. Personal Pet Discounts, Holiday Pay, Uniform Allowance, Bonuses etc)
*Note – some benefits may only be available to or vary slightly for full time employment status vs part time status.
WE ARE A DRUG-FREE, SMOKE-FREE, EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
Company Policy & Federal & State Laws Forbid Discrimination Because of Age, Color, Race, Religion, Sex, Disability, Sexual Orientation or National OriginRequired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Maintain the visual appeal or the hospital reception area, greet and welcome clients and patients, answer questions and triage client concerns, answer calls or emails and direct to the appropriate party for resolution, schedule appointments to maximize efficiency and daily flow, check in and check out clients and process payments. Our receptionists offer friendly emotional support in a compassionate and discreet manner during times of need to our clients