asst laboratory animal technican iii resume example with 13+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Experienced Veterinary Assistant focused on building strong relationships with customers and pets. Successfully manages administrative responsibilities while delivering quality care.
  • X-ray equipment
  • Recording and charting procedures
  • Use of muzzles and restraints
  • Patient and reliable
  • Socialization Training
  • Animal shelter volunteer
  • 11 years of combined animal experience (small animal, large animal, and laboratory animal) Areas of teaching competence include injections, health treatments, tissue collection, animal identification, cryo-sectioning of tissue, and inter-cranial transplantation of NSC, tissue staining, cardiac perfusion Ability to process and acquire data via computer, verbal and written communication Have served as a resource and referral person in simple and complex breeding schemes Able to establish goals and manage time in order to meet objectives Able to work alone and in a group of peers.
03/2011 to 09/2013 Asst. Laboratory Animal Technican III Abbott Laboratories | Fort Wayne, IN,
  • Maintained
  • sanitized and cleaned holding rooms and support area
  • Daily monitoring and health reporting of animals in multiple rooms
  • Maintained the integrity of both the clean and dirty suites
  • Communicated daily in detailed reports
  • working directly with RA's to ensure the well being of the mice and that their needs as well as the animal's needs are met
  • IP injections
  • tail sampling
  • weaning
  • mouse identification
  • humanly euthanatized mice
  • daily cage changing
  • worked closely with breeding coordinator
05/2007 to 06/2008 Small Animal MRI Veterinary Technician Abbott Laboratories | Hartford, CT,
  • Worked with mice for MRI scanning
  • assisted with MRI/PET scanning
  • worked closely with other facilities and school with MRI projects
  • worked with radioactive materials
  • IV tail vein injections and catheters
  • IP injections
  • necropsies and perfusions using peristaltic pump and manually
  • trained new staff and students with placement of IV catheters
  • monitored mice pre and post MRI/PET scanning
  • full lab duties, ordering and stocking materials
  • daily monitoring of tumor growths
  • daily monitoring of mice
  • worked closely with lab mates on individual projects
  • Prepared and stocked common solutions
  • cleaned lab
  • processed imaging files
  • Monitored scans for developing tumors
  • performed basic animal husbandry
  • worked with mice and rats housed in our lab
  • Developed radioactive stations for our mice
  • monitored the activity or the radiation on a daily basis
  • cleaned and surveyed area
09/2006 to 03/2007 Research Associate I Envigo | Princeton, NJ,
  • Worked with transgenic mice
  • PCR work, worked closely with lab mates and staff in the ARC
  • full lab duties
  • tissue collection of intact colon and intestine
  • collection of blood through orbital and cardiac draws
  • blood glucose monitoring
  • humane euthanasia via CO2
  • cleaning and maintaining lab
  • necropsy of animal for tissue analysis
  • daily monitoring of mice
02/2005 to 09/2006 Research Associate I City Of Hope | City, STATE,
  • Worked with transgenic mice
  • inter-cranial surgical transplantation of glioma and NSC
  • animal husbandry
  • fully in charge of breeding
  • full lab duties
  • tissue staining
  • cryosectioning
  • cleaning
  • autoclaving
  • shipping and receiving
  • restocking
  • cardiac perfusions
  • humane euthanasia via isoflourane overdose and CO2
  • sample collections
  • capturing images of tissues via SPOT and Metamorph programs
  • data collection and reporting
  • IP injections
01/2003 to 02/2005 Animal Laboratory Technician City Of Hope | City, STATE,
  • Animal husbandry
  • sample collection (blood and tissue)
  • breeding
  • open communication with PI's
  • identification of mice
  • data collection
  • reporting of health issues
  • humane euthanasia via CO2
  • administration of proper medication to specimens
07/1997 to 06/2006 Veterinary Technician Amar Glen Animal Hospital | City, STATE,

  • intubation/extubation of both cats and dogs
  • treatments
  • anesthesia
  • client communication
  • general patient/client nutrition and education
  • computer database
  • radiographs positioning as well as exposure and processing
  • IM/SQ/IP/IV injections
  • administering vaccines
  • IV/SQ fluids and placement of IV catheters
  • blood drawing (jugular, cephalic and saphenous)
  • CBC/PCV/Total protein tests
  • record keeping
  • suture/drain placements and removal
  • basic grooming (bath and nail trims)
  • dental prophylaxis
  • general tests (FELV/FIV/Heartworm/Parvo)
  • fecal analysis
  • assisted in euthanasia and administration via IV injection
  • autoclaving
  • surgical pack preparation
  • collecting of urine via cystocentesis ultrasound guided

Expected in 2017 to to | Business Administration Independence University, Salt Lake City, Utah GPA:
I am currently enrolled in online courses at Independence University to receive my BS in Business Administration in 2017.
Expected in 2006 to to | Pre-Veterinary Medicine California State Polytechnics University, Pomona, Pomona, CA GPA:
I attended Cal Poly Pomona, and took Animal Science courses with an emphasis in Pre Veterinary Medicine, but had some personal issues and had to drop out.
Expected in 2003 to to Associate of Science | Animal Science Mt. San Antonio College, Walnut, CA GPA:
I took Animal Science courses and General Education courses. I graduated and received my AS degree in Animal Science with an emphasis in Registered Animal Technology. 
I was part of the AAALAC and received my ALAT certificate in 2004
Healthcare: intravenous therapy, computerized charting,  People skills: great bedside manner, enthusiastic people person, advanced problem-solving, great organizational skills

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School Attended

  • Independence University
  • California State Polytechnics University, Pomona
  • Mt. San Antonio College

Job Titles Held:

  • Asst. Laboratory Animal Technican III
  • Small Animal MRI Veterinary Technician
  • Research Associate I
  • Research Associate I
  • Animal Laboratory Technician
  • Veterinary Technician


  • Associate of Science

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