Receptionist Position Open

Holistic Veterinary Healing, located in Germantown, MD, is looking for an outgoing, competent, and compassionate Receptionist to join our growing practice. The Receptionist is responsible for making our clients feel welcome (a tall order while also offering curbside service), answering phones, making appointments, and checking clients out after their appointment with the Veterinarian and/or Veterinary Technician. The essential functions are as follows:

  • Answer phones, make appointments, check out clients
  • Prepare and label medications to be sent home with the patient
  • Teach clients how to administer medication at home
  • Maintain animal records and billing information
  • Organize, label, and restock supplies and retail products
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, internet, practice management software, and invoicing
  • Retrieve the mail and prepare and send packages
  • Fill prescription re-orders and prepare invoices
  • Refill refreshments stand and maintain an orderly reception area

We are looking for someone with some college and two years of veterinary experience who is a good communicator, flexible, detail-oriented, computer savvy, interested in holistic treatments, and someone who loves animals. Each member of the team is expected to wear scrubs and maintain a neat professional appearance.

This position is for approximately 16 – 24 hours per week, 2 to 3 days a week. Currently, we are looking for someone who can work Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. with some flexibility to fill in when other staff members need time off.

Please forward the following information to Cecelia Bonfils, Hospital Manager, at

  • a cover letter explaining why you think you are the best candidate for this position
  • an updated resume
  • your salary requirements
  • list of references, preferably including previous supervisors for reference checks