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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Summary

Patient-focused Veterinary Technician with a proven background in animal care, client education, and therapy and medication dispensing and administration. Skilled in fostering relationships with clients and expertly handling animal companions to maximize veterinary visit experience.

Skills
  • Elizabethan collar application
  • Feline towel restraint
  • Halter placement
  • Snare restraint
  • Lab animal restraint
  • Fecal smear testing
  • Parasitic visual exams
  • Gram-stained slide preparation
  • Medication dispensing
  • Medication labeling
  • Suture removal
  • Aseptic techniques
  • Gowning and gloving procedures
  • Post-surgical clean up and OR sanitation
  • General anesthesia recovery
  • Injectable agent induction
  • Pre-anesthetic preparation
  • Schirmer tear test
  • Patient bathing
  • Ear cleaning
  • Physical examination
  • Medical history
  • Bolus medication
  • Intramuscular injection
  • Subcutaneous injection
  • Feline towel restraint
  • Sternal and lateral recumbency restraint
  • Collecting blood samples
  • Taking vital signs
  • Surgical assistance
  • Cytology analysis
  • Dental procedures
  • Radiography
  • Serology
  • Monitoring recovery
  • Administering first aid
  • Administering subcutaneous medication
  • Maintain controlled drug inventory.
  • Collecting specimens for analysis
  • Prescribing medication
  • Maintaining treatment notes
  • Explaining treatment
  • Spay and neuter surgeries
Experience
05/2019 to 10/2019
Certified Veterinary Technician Western Veterinary Partners Surprise, AZ,
  • Utilized Fear-Free techniques to mitigate anxiety and keep animals calm.
  • Interviewed owners regarding animal symptoms to ascertain potential conditions and illnesses.
  • Obtained patient weights and vital signs, documenting all information into veterinary charts.
  • Stocked office supplies and materials, placing new orders for low running inventory.
  • Helped veterinarian with wide variety of surgical procedures, including neutering, tooth removal and casting broken bones.
  • Filled prescriptions for patients and explained possible side effects to pet owners.
  • Worked with other [Job title]s to keep patient flows running smoothly and efficiently.
  • Obtained blood samples and ran analytical tests to determine presence of worms and detect anemia.
  • Scrubbed, counted and packed surgical instruments and drapes for autoclave sterilization.
  • Delivered excellent service to pet owners to drive repeat business.
  • Prepared and labeled medications and instructed client on administration.
  • Explained lodging, grooming and care services to pet owners and cross-sold specialty products.
  • Assisted with polishing, removing stains and other dental procedures.
  • Triaged scheduled or emergency patients to route to appropriate surgeon or treatment area.
  • Administered and monitored anesthesia for surgeries and operations.
  • Conducted health and wellness classes to enhance reputation and boost client satisfaction.
  • Walked animals outside to avoid accidents in play areas or bedding.
  • Examined animals for injury or illness and documented symptoms for veterinarian review.
  • Monitored vital signs during surgery and notified veterinarian of changes.
  • Operated anesthesia, oxygen and monitoring equipment.
  • Partnered with IDEXX to analyze blood samples and diagnose conditions and diseases.
  • Performed physical examinations and recorded weight, temperature and other vitals.
  • Prepared and reviewed records and consent forms.
  • Cared for animals in post-operative recovery by closely monitoring vital signs and progress.
  • Walked dogs while enforcing good behavior and manners.
  • Removed waste from kennels, runs and exercise areas and placed in trash receptacles or in-ground septic systems.
  • Restrained and stabilized animals during examination and treatment to prevent injuries.
07/2016 to 04/2017
Certified Veterinary Technician Western Veterinary Partners Temecula, CA,
Performed physical examinations and record case history, weight, temperature and other vitals. Restrained and stabilized animals during examination and treatment to safeguard against accidental injuries. Performed routine laboratory procedures such as hematology, microbiology, parasitology, exfoliative cytology, blood chemistry, coprology, urinalysis and serology. Interpreted lab results to diagnose veterinary disorders and recommend treatment plans to veterinarian.
11/2015 to 11/2016
Certified Veterinay Tecnician Western Veterinary Partners Truckee, CA,
Inoculated animals against various diseases such as rabies and distemper.
Prepared, processed and analyzed lab samples.
Educated the public about diseases that are spread from animals to humans.
Laid out surgical equipment and passed instruments and materials to veterinarian during surgical procedures.
Operated diagnostic equipment such as radiographic and ultrasound equipment.
Collected tissue, feces, blood and urine samples for examination and analysis.
Administered medicine to animals and monitored health following treatment.
Inoculated animals against various diseases such as rabies and distemper.
04/1990 to 05/2015
Certified Veterinary Technician Northwest Rankin Animal Clinic City, STATE,
Performed physical examinations and record case history, weight, temperature and other vitals. Restrained and stabilized animals during examination and treatment to safeguard against accidental injuries. Performed routine laboratory procedures such as hematology, microbiology, parasitology, exfoliative cytology, blood chemistry, coprology, urinalysis and serology. Interpreted lab results to diagnose veterinary disorders and recommend treatment plans to veterinarian.
Education and Training
Expected in
Associate of Applied Science in Veterinary Science Technology: Veterinary Medicine
Mississippi State University - Starkville, MS
GPA:

 passed National Board Exam for Veterinary Technician certification

Activities and Honors
Attended Western States Veterinary Conference every year to continue my education in Veterinary Medicine

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School Attended
  • Mississippi State University
Job Titles Held:
  • Certified Veterinary Technician
  • Certified Veterinary Technician
  • Certified Veterinay Tecnician
  • Certified Veterinary Technician
Degrees
  • Associate of Applied Science in Veterinary Science Technology

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