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Administrative Assistant I

Nestle Purina PetCare

Last Updated: 3/07/21

Job Description

Administrative Assistant I Job Description

This position is responsible for the overall administration support of the Veterinary Services Clinic and for the coordination of the staff and procedures scheduling.

• Knowledge of and compliance with the Animal Welfare Act and all procedures and protocols in the Nestlé Purina R&D Petcare Manual, QMS and GLP
• Responsible for maintaining proper inventory levels and control (e.g. ordering, purchasing) of supplies for the veterinary clinic and the Petcare department
• Preside over a large pharmacy including dispensing and scheduling treatments
• Assist with ensuring compliance of veterinary services with audits and inspections (e.g. USDA, GLP etc.)
• Assist with coordinating staff and procedure schedules
• Attend team meetings; prepare minutes and Veterinary communications for the facility
• Maintain pet records (paper & electronic) accurately and up-to-date
• Key user of software programs for veterinary patient records and data management
• Primary scheduler for all patient needs and treatments
• Assist Veterinarians with audits and inventory of controlled substances
• Assist with Capital Expense process for veterinary related equipment and projects
• Act as a liaison with suppliers, set payment procedures and monitor and negotiate costs
• Responsible for scheduling maintenance and maintenance records of clinic equipment
• Maintain support for hands-on pet tasks when needed

• Perform Petcare Department support as needed
• Maintenance of veterinary suite and associated areas maintaining a safe, sanitary & orderly work area

JOB QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience, and Knowledge):
• High School diploma with two years of experience working in a Veterinary Practice
• Two years of prior experience with Avimark or other Veterinary Practice software
• Ability to work independently and in a team
• Excellent customer service skills
• Excellent time management skills
• Good interpersonal, communication, organization, and math skills

• Demonstrated strength in focus and detail orientation
• Computer literacy
• A working knowledge and adequate understanding of common veterinary medical terminology

• Advanced training or experience in animal science, veterinary technology, or animal handling, grooming, or behavior

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Job: Administrative Assistant I Primary Location: St. Joseph, MO US Other Location: Career Area: Hourly Nestle Purina PetCare Company

Company Details

Nestle Purina PetCare

Saint Louis, Missouri, United States

Nestlé Purina PetCare has been advancing pet nutrition for over 80 years. Our team of over 18,000 employees and 400 scientists, including nutritionists, aim to develop products that deliver comprehensive nutrition to help ensure the long healthy lives of pets and make discoveries that can further enhance the lives of pets everywhere. Nestlé Purina is focused on delivering world-class products with...