Clinical Receptionist

Pennsylvania, United States
05 May 2020
End of advertisement period
05 Jul 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

Job Description Summary

The University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine is a global leader in veterinary education, research, and clinical care. Founded in 1884, the School is a proud member of the One Health initiative, linking human, animal, and environmental health.

Job Description

This position requires staffing our hospital client service area. It requires providing excellent customer service to clients who bring their pets to Penn Vet for treatment. It involves registering patients, discharging patients, posting charges, accepting payments, answering phones for Patient Information and ES calls, filing, and using Cureatr. This position requires strong customer service skills, being able to communicate effectively with clients, clinicians, and staff.  This position is an essential personnel position and working an alternate schedule including some nights and weekends will be required. This position will require cross training to work at the appointment desk.


High school diploma or GED required and 1 to 2 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Ability to handle a very busy Emergency Room and clinic appointments.  Looking for someone who will work collegially with everyone within the department including doctors, students, and staff.  

A cover letter, along with your resume, is required.

Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School

School of Veterinary Medicine

Pay Range

$15.44 - $26.25

Affirmative Action Statement 

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements 

Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.