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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Driven CVT, VTS(ECC) offering 24 years of superior performance, including advanced knowledge in chronic and acute conditions, as well as a anesthesia and pain management focus. Well-versed in managing high-volume patient load while delivering quality and compassionate care to both patient and client.

My current goal is to achieve certification with AVTAA as a VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia) to add to my current specialty in emergency and critical care, while being an exemplary team leader .

Skills
  • Please see attached for complete list of technical skill set.
Work History
05/2015 to Current
CCU Veterinary Technician Supervisor Vca Antech, Inc. Phoenix, AZ,
  • Educated staff members and 4th year veterinary students on general and advanced technical medical procedures and patient care protocols.
  • Teamed with veterinarians from all of the small animal services with a patient hospitalized in the CCU to deliver the necessary critical care for each patient in our service for approximately 12-20 patients per day. Including delegating patients to staff technicians that are appropriate for their growing skill sets.
  • Managed and taught veterinary students and staff technicians medication administration , including medical math for CRIs, proper dilutions and mg/kg calculations for dosing .
  • Oversaw rounds on CCU patients and gave didactic rounds on more intensive cases.
  • As a member of the mechanical ventilation team; monitored and managed anesthesia for critical care ventilator patients as well as managing mechanical ventilation cases through monitoring of vitals, ECG waves, EtCO2 waves, IBP waves/values (sys,map,dias), collecting and interpreting ABG/VBGs and collaborating with Veterinarian with information collected on the dynamic cases and about changes needed.
  • Developed team communications and information for staff meetings.
  • Conducted bi-annual evaluations to staff technicians. Lead team by example as well as through hands on direct instruction. Frequently checked in with the staff technicians ,one on one, to see how their job satisfaction was. If needed we would make a plan together to make improvements. Resolved occasional conflicts and negotiated mutually beneficial agreements between parties. Conducted interviews and managed the hiring of new staff members collaboratively with the other supervisors.
03/2015 to 05/2015
Overnight ER/Inpatient Veterinary Technician BEVS City, STATE,
  • Provided customer service to owners by answering animal health questions and educating about positive animal care practices.
  • Processed new patients and updated client records with key information such as Name and Signalment using Stringsoft.
  • Collected specimens from patients for in house laboratory analysis (IDEXX, iSTAT) for parasites, blood and urine analysis and culture.
  • Triaged incoming patients to determine treatment needs and urgency of care.
  • Monitored up to 10 animals in post-op and ill or injured inpatient care unit for anesthesia recovery, vital signs, changes in stability and pain as well as activity levels.
  • Cleaned and disinfected exam areas, equipment and kennels to prevent spread of disease, control odors and maintain healthy environment.
  • Monitored health and behavior of animals by looking for urine and fecal output, completing weight checks and observing appetite during feeding.
  • Assisted veterinary surgeon in sterile field, anesthesia monitoring during emergency surgeries and procedures .
  • Administered oral, SQ, IM and IV medications to animals in treatment on regular, scheduled basis and documented any changes in condition.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
09/2012 to 03/2015
ICU Veterinary Technician Veterinary Emergency And Specialty Hospital City, STATE,
  • Conducted preliminary patient workups including gathering patient history information, description of symptoms from owner, and documenting presenting condition.
  • Collected specimens from patients for in house and/or send out laboratory analysis and/or culture of blood, urine, fecal samples and wound swabs. Proficient in WBC/RBC count and bacterial and blood parasite identification via microscopic analysis.
  • Assisted veterinary surgeon within the sterile field, monitoring and managing anesthesia for emergency as well as scheduled surgeries and procedures across variety of domestic and exotic species of animals.
  • Monitored health and behavior of animals by looking for urine and fecal output, V+/D+, monitoring vitals, pain scale monitoring, managing closed system urine collection systems, completing weight checks and observing appetite during feeding.
  • Placing peripheral IVCs and central single and multiple lumen jugular catheters.
  • Placing feline/canine, both male and female, urinary catheters.
Education
Expected in 06/2003 to to
Bachelor of Science: Psychology/pre-veterinary Track
Montana State University - Bozeman - Bozeman, MT
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Montana State University - Bozeman

Job Titles Held:

  • CCU Veterinary Technician Supervisor
  • Overnight ER/Inpatient Veterinary Technician
  • ICU Veterinary Technician

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science

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