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VCA Animal Hospitals Client Service Representative in Palo Alto, California

Client Service Representative

Are you a compassionate and enthusiastic "service extraordinaire" looking to join a veterinary team?

At VCA Palo Alto Animal Hospital, we strive to excel at our mission statement: your pet's health is our top priority and excellent service is our goal. With every opportunity, we aim to exceed each pet owner's expectations, and that starts with you!

We are looking for a personable yet highly professional Client Service Representative to join our team in delivering our mission to our clients and their pets. Candidates must be a reliable self-starter and motivated by a challenging, fast-paced environment. Strong candidates will have prior customer service experience, a positive attitude, a friendly demeanor towards both animals and people, will be detail-oriented, have the ability to multi-task and can demonstrate the important and understanding of high quality customer service.

As the face of VCA Palo Alto Animal Hospital, our Client Service Representative (CSR) sets the tone for our practice as we build and maintain each pet owner's trust and confidence in our abilities. The CSR is the pivot around which the hospital operates and is responsible for multiple facets of client communication:

• Customer service functions, including: greeting visitors, answering telephones, and guiding clients and their pets to exam rooms.

• Scheduling and confirming appointments.

• Placing outbound calls for follow-ups and reaching out to prospective clients.

• Presenting and explaining fees, including processing payments.

• Recommending, selecting, and obtaining products and services, including prescriptions.

• Answering questions regarding products and services, including educating clients on general animal husbandry and non-medical pet care (i.e., heartworm prevention, housebreaking, and flea & tick control).

• Managing medical records, charts, reports and correspondence.

• Hospital maintenance (including removal of animal waste) and ensuring that facility is neat and clean at all times—both inside and outside.

VCA Animal Hospitals offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including Medical/Dental/Vision insurance, 401(k) retirement plan, pet care discounts, paid vacation, holidays and sick days, health and well-being programs that provide resources and training. Compensation is negotiable based on education, experience, and other relevant credentials. The pay range for this position is $21 to $24 / hour

If you are a current associate, you will need to apply through our internal career site. Please log into Workday and click on the Jobs Hub app or search for Browse Jobs.

Benefits: We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and paid vacation/sick days, 401(k), generous employee pet discounts and more!

The information in this position description indicates the general nature and level of work to be performed. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of associates assigned to this job. Management reserves the right to revise the job description or require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example, emergencies, change in personnel, workload, or technical development)

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans / Disabled. For a complete EEO statement please see our career page at