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VCA Animal Hospitals Part-time Client Service Representative in Wakefield, Massachusetts

Veterinary Client Service Representative

VCA Wakefield Animal Hospital — located just 20 minutes north of Boston and 20 minutes south of New Hampshire — is seeking a client service professional to join our fast-growing AAHA-accredited, 12-doctor general and exotics practice. Our new facility is designed with separate entrances, lobbies, exam rooms, and treatment areas for dogs and cats/exotics.

The successful candidate will share our commitment to delivering the highest quality patient care with exceptional client service.

Why do we need you?

As the face of VCA Wakefield Animal Hospital, the client service representative sets the tone for the practice as we build and maintain each customer's trust and confidence in our abilities. The client service representative is the pivot around which the hospital operates and is responsible for:

  • Customer service functions, including greeting visitors and answering telephones.

  • 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 (for example, flea and tick control and heartworm prevention).

  • Managing medical records and correspondence.

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

Our ideal candidate has:

  • Animal hospital or other professional animal-related experience (shelter, pet store, day care, grooming, animal science classes, etc.). If you don't have that experience, please explain in your cover note why we should consider you.

  • A flexible schedule; we are open 7 days, and some weekend and evening shifts are required.

  • Excellent interpersonal and computer skills.

  • A dedication to maintaining the positive work environment that is fostered here.

  • Please include a very brief cover note with your resume indicating why we should hire you.

Why VCA Wakefield?

  • Free EV charging while you work.

  • We take Fear Free™ seriously, with about 40 Fear Free Certified professionals on staff; we want give you the skills to make our clients and patients feel at home, and we’ll pay for your online Fear Free™ training and certification.

  • We see 54% dogs, 24% cats, and 22% exotics (including reptiles, birds, small mammals, and aquatics).

  • We’ve been accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association for more than 40 years (fewer than 15% of animal hospitals are accredited).

  • We are growing quickly and moved into a beautiful, custom designed space in December 2020.

  • We offer opportunities to give back through strong shelter partnerships and VCA Charities.

  • We have a meditation room and offer free subscriptions to Headspace.

  • We balance our hard work with a lot of fun!


In addition to competitive wages, we add value to your compensation package. The benefits below are available to full-time employees; if you average fewer than 30 hours per week, you are eligible for more limited benefits.

  • Generous employee pet care discounts

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Opportunities to teach and mentor

  • 401(k) plan

  • Free wellness subscription (Headspace)

  • Discounts and sponsorships for Penn Foster programs

  • Dozens of free courses at our own WOOF University

  • Life and long-term disability insurance

  • Paid parental leave

Ready to be part of a team that feels like family? Apply today! We look forward to hearing from you soon.

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