Department: Surgical/Oncological Nursing

Surgical Oncology Coordinator

Surgical Oncology Coordinator

Compassionate and Collaborative Care at the World’s Largest Non-Profit Animal Hospital

The Schwarzman Animal Medical Center’s commitment to compassionate and pioneering veterinary care dates back to 1910 when it was founded as a clinic to help animals whose owners could not afford treatment. We continue this this legacy today as the premier veterinary hospital in New York City, maintaining the only Level 1 Trauma Center in the tri-state area and the highest standards of care as part of our American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) accreditation. With 130+ veterinarians working collaboratively across 20 specialties and services, our team prides itself on delivering world class veterinary care to help keep pet families together.

A Commitment to Lifelong Learning

When you join the team at AMC, you join a renowned team of veterinary professionals dedicated to innovative care, research, and education. Our prestigious postgraduate education programs attract future leaders in veterinary medicine, and the clinical research conducted at AMC has led to breakthroughs that change the way care is delivered industry-wide. This shared commitment to learning and innovative care creates a collegial, collaborative environment with rewarding opportunities for advancement, growth, and mentorship.

The Future of Veterinary Medicine

We’re building the future of veterinary medicine at the Schwarzman Animal Medical Center, thanks to our transformative Gift of Love campaign to expand and enhance our clinical, educational, and research capacities. Construction is currently underway to add 37,000 square feet of new and renovated space, ensuring AMC is at the forefront of veterinary medicine for generations to come.

Surgical Oncology Coordinator

The Surgical Oncology Coordinator works directly with the Surgery Department, Client Services, clients and their RDVM offices to ensure a coordinated patient care and communication experience before, during, and after all consultation appointments and procedures. The peri-operative area is a fast-paced environment that requires an individual who is strong under pressure, clear communicator and very detailed orientated with an interest in veterinary medicine.


  • Minimum of 2 years Veterinary Clerical/Coordinator experience
  • Minimum of 2 years customer service in a professional setting
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to multitask, and problem solving skills
  • Ability to interact with all levels of staff, clients and veterinarian practices
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to lift 50lbs and bend/kneel while helping with patient restraint is necessary
  • Proficient computer skills


  • Associates Degree in Science (Bachelor’s Degree preferred ) or equivalent work experience.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Stocking, ordering, and maintaining files
  • Performing labs, assisting surgeons and LVTs in Operating Room
  • Answer incoming calls to RDVM and Service phones
  • Schedule and audit appointments, procedures, and surgeries
  • Confirm appointments and manage wait list
  • Ensure outside medical records and diagnostics are available prior to appointment
  • Keep inpatient owners informed of pets’ status
  • Keep RDVMs updated
  • Explain Pre-op instructions to clients, help arrange discharges, and help present estimates
  • Assist with research as needed
  • Animal Handling
  • Other duties as assigned

Salary Range

$21.00 – $26.50 per hour


Interested and qualified candidates should email resume/application, with cover letter, to or fax: 212-758-8157.