certified veterinary technician resume example with 4+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Certified Veterinary Technician passionate about client and patient care and the educational aspect of promoting animal health while working to help lead a team towards good quality veterinary medicine and care. Calm, yet strong demeanor with the ability to handle not only the patients themselves, but the clients and owners as well.

  • Dental prophylaxis and radiography
  • Diagnostics: Cytology preparation and analyses, radiography, in house laboratory performance and preparation, and submission and handling of reference laboratory samples, ocular testing
  • Surgical assistance, preparation and monitoring during pre-operative, induction, intra, and post-operative.
  • Physical examination and vital signs
  • Venipuncture
  • IV catheter placement
  • Administration of medications and injections
  • Animal restraint
  • Client education
  • Effective Communication and organization
  • Leadership
  • Works well with team members
  • Commitment to high quality veterinary care and client/patient experience
  • Microsoft word, excel, and powerpoint.
Certified Veterinary Technician, 05/2018 - Current
Western Veterinary Partners Albuquerque, NM,

Aid in a variety of day to day procedures throughout the hospital.

  • Review patient charts to accurately refill and fill prescriptions under the veterinarian's orders and recommendations.
  • Review directions, use and possible side effects of drugs prescribed or administered to patients with owners.
  • Obtain history, weights, and vital signs of patients upon entering the hospital for drop off procedures or exams.
  • Perform proper restraint of various animals for examination and/or procedures.
  • Triage patients upon entering the hospital for emergency visits, problem visits, or when scheduling to come in for an examination.
  • Answer client questions and concerns effectively as well as guide through next steps based on current state, diagnoses, current or prospective surgical procedures, previously logged recommendations by the veterinarian, or through consultation of veterinarians on staff.
  • Perform client education orientations as it relates to at home care, such as diabetic management and subcutaneous fluid administration.
  • Work with other staff members to check-in and check out clients efficiently and ensure smooth flow of hospital schedule.
  • Restock supplies throughout the hospital, and report low stock to practice manager when needed. Personally responsible for ordering of oxygen tanks.
  • Maintenance of equipment including laboratory machines, dental equipment, monitoring and anesthetic machines, which includes regular upkeep and quality control as well as consulting with companies in repairing of equipment.
  • Perform technician appointments which include: appropriate administration of vaccines, injections, phlebotomy to either submit for analyses at reference laboratory, or analyze in-house, nail trims, anal sac expressions, and ear cleanings.
  • Perform diagnostic procedures and treatments as directed by the veterinarian which includes: radiographs, preparation and viewing of ear cytology, preparation of urine sediment and analyses, performance of in-house blood analyses including use of IDEXX chemistry machine, Heska CBC machine, and blood smears, administration of medications and subcutaneous or intravenous fluids,performance of cytocentesis with and without use of ultrasound.
  • Aid in the process of terminal care through reviewing with clients process and options, placement of intravenous catheters, and handling of remains.
  • Help veterinarian with wide variety of surgical procedures. Pre-operatively: aid in pre-operative exams, calculations of drugs and administration, IV catheter placement, perform induction process, sterile preparation of surgical site. Intra-operatively: monitoring of patient under general anesthesia, Post-operative monitoring/recovery, and extubation. Preparation for procedures: sterilization of equipment and supplies, surgical suite maintenance and prep.
  • Performance of dental radiography, prophylaxis, and assist veterinarian during extractions.
  • Make estimates for surgical and drop off procedures.
  • Handle scheduling and follow ups of surgical procedures.
  • Scheduling of appointments
  • Assist in training new technicians within the hospital in various areas such as basic technician appointments, venipuncture, surgical monitoring, etc.
  • Handling and recording of controlled drugs.
  • Personally responsible for reviewing of fecal results, treatment, and at home care as it relates to this topic with clients.
  • Work closely with veterinarians and staff members to ensure client and patient needs are being met efficiently.
Veterinary Assistant, 05/2017 - 05/2018
Summit Veterinary Referral Center Tacoma, WA,
  • Responsible for restraint of animals during exams and procedures.
  • Work with other staff members to ensure proper flow of appointments in the hospital.
  • Restocking of rooms and treatment areas.
  • Checking patients in and out of the facility.
Student Admissions Assistant, 09/2016 - 09/2017
Mount Ida College City, STATE,
  • Sorted and distributed incoming mail, dispersing to appropriate departments and personnel.
  • Maintained organizational filing systems for confidential student records and reports.
  • Input and updated student data into school system.
  • Led small to large tour groups around campus and answered prospective student and parent questions as it related to the school.
Education and Training
Associate of Science: Veterinary Technology, Expected in 05/2018
Mount Ida College - Newton Center, MA
Status -
  • Honors Society Member: Completed and organized various community service projects: Food Drive for local food kitchen, service project and fundraiser for Helping Hands Monkey Helpers.
  • Pathology Laboratory Assistant: Worked alongside laboratory professors to aid students throughout laboratory procedures, as well as organize in-lab study groups, and assess student progress throughout course and during examinations.
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2015
Bristol County Agricultural High School - Dighton, MA,
Status -

Majored in Small Animal Science


Rhode Island Certified Veterinary Technician


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  • Mount Ida College
  • Bristol County Agricultural High School

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  • Student Admissions Assistant


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  • High School Diploma

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