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Jessica
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Summary

Energetic Veterinary Technician enthusiastically tackles new challenges. Team-oriented with passion for cats, dogs and other domestic pets. Delivers excellent customer care to earn five-star ratings and repeat business.

Skills
  • Surgical assistance
  • Pre-anesthetic preparation
  • Diagnostic ECG/EKG tracing
  • Aseptic techniques
  • Collecting specimens for analysis
  • Maintaining treatment notes
  • Serology
  • Tonopen tonometry method
  • General anesthesia recovery
  • Clinical pathology
  • Explaining treatment
  • Guest Service
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Role Modeling
  • Staff Supervision
  • Policy and Procedure Enforcement
  • Assigning Work
  • Positive Attitude
  • Team Collaboration and Leadership
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Training Assistance
  • Problem-Solving
  • Staff Development
  • Team Supervision
  • Client Support
  • Diplomatic and Fair
  • Issue Resolution
Education and Training
VETERINARY TECHNICIAN INSTITUTE AT FOX COLLEGE TINLEY PARK, ILLINOIS Expected in 05/2011 Associate of Applied Science : - GPA : with Honors
COLUMBIA COLLEGE CHICAGO, ILLINOIS Expected in 06/1997 Bachelor of Liberal Arts : - GPA : with Honors Dean's List
Penn Foster Career School Scranton, PA Expected in : Veterinary Technology Bachelor's Degree - GPA :
  • 3.9 GPA
  • Additional Coursework in Veterinary Practice Management
  • Dean's List
Certifications
  • Fear Free Elite Level Training - 2021
Experience
County Of Washington - Shift Lead , CVT
Hillsboro, OR, 11/2021 - Current
  • Coached and trained employees and managed daily work assignments to enhance operations.
  • Delegated tasks to employees and monitored activities and task completion.
  • Upheld the Spikes maintained the VEG Way
  • Reinforced Spikes to promote superior employee performance.
  • Asked probing questions to understand concerns, answer questions and give guidance.
  • Anesthetized animals and monitored anesthesia to foster compassionate care.
  • Assisted veterinarian with surgical procedures by assembling and sterilizing instruments and administering anesthesia.
  • Performed routine laboratory procedures for hematology, urinalysis and serology.
  • Operated x-ray machines and exposed radiographic films.
  • Listened to clients' questions and concerns regarding pets and delivered timely responses and information on treatment protocols and procedures.
  • Promoted high customer satisfaction by resolving problems with knowledgeable and friendly service.
  • Recorded observations and baseline measurements to maintain accurate medical records.
  • Delivered excellent service to pet owners by acting as Host in our hospital.
  • Trained and mentored other CVT ans technician staff.
  • Held Manifesto huddles to uphold team moral
Denver Zoo - Certified Veterinary Technician II
Denver, CO, 10/2012 - Current
  • Helped veterinarian with wide variety of surgical procedures, including neutering, tooth removal and casting broken bones.
  • Utilized Fear-Free techniques to mitigate anxiety and keep animals calm.
  • Monitored vital signs during surgery and notified veterinarian of changes.
  • Operated anesthesia, oxygen and monitoring equipment.
  • Administered and monitored anesthesia for surgeries and operations.
  • Partnered with IDEXX to analyze blood samples and diagnose conditions and diseases.
  • Assisted with polishing, removing stains and other dental procedures.
  • Leveraged ultrasound and x-ray equipment for imaging and interpreted results.
  • Scrubbed, counted and packed surgical instruments and drapes for autoclave sterilization.
  • Triaged scheduled or emergency patients to route to appropriate surgeon or treatment area.
  • Cared for animals in post-operative recovery by closely monitoring vital signs and progress.
  • Examined animals for injury or illness and documented symptoms for veterinarian review.
Denver Zoo - Certified Veterinary Technician
Denver, CO, 02/2012 - 09/2012
  • Observe the behavior and condition of animals, and monitor their clinical symptoms.
  • Perform laboratory tests on blood, urine, and feces, such as urinalyses and blood counts, to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of animal health problems.
  • Prepare and administer medications, vaccines, serums, and treatments, as prescribed by veterinarians.
  • Fill prescriptions, measuring medications and labeling containers.
  • Collect, prepare, and label samples for laboratory testing, culture, or microscopic examination to be done in house or sent to various labs.
  • Take and develop diagnostic radiographs, using x-ray equipment.
  • Provide veterinarians with the correct equipment and instruments, as needed.
  • Give enemas and perform catheterizations, ear flushes, intravenous feedings, and gavages.
  • Take animals into treatment areas, and assist with physical examinations by performing such duties as obtaining temperature, pulse, and respiration data.
  • Provide assistance with animal euthanasia and the disposal of remains.
  • Provide information and counseling regarding issues such as animal health care, behavior problems, and nutrition.
CARE ANIMAL HOSPITAL - Certified Veterinary Technician
City, STATE, 11/2011 - 02/2012
  • Administer anesthesia to animals, under the direction of a veterinarian, and monitor animals' responses to anesthetics so that dosages can be adjusted.
  • Care for and monitor the condition of animals recovering from surgery.
  • Prepare animals for surgery, performing such tasks as shaving surgical areas.
  • Dress and clean wounds, and apply splints and other protective devices.
  • Observe the behavior and condition of animals, and monitor their clinical symptoms.
  • Perform dental work such as cleaning and polishing.
  • Provide assistance with animal euthanasia and the disposal of remains.
  • Maintain laboratory, research, and treatment records, as well as inventories of pharmaceuticals, equipment, and supplies.
  • Take and develop diagnostic radiographs, using digital x-ray equipment.
  • Perform laboratory tests on blood, urine, and feces, such as urinalyses, cytologies and blood counts, to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of animal health problems.
Company Name - Certified Veterinary Technician
City, State, 04/2011 - 09/2011
  • Maintain laboratory, research, and treatment records, as well as inventories of pharmaceuticals, equipment, and supplies.
  • Care for and monitor the condition of animals recovering from surgery.
  • Perform laboratory tests on blood, urine, and feces, such as urinalyses and blood counts, to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of animal health problems.
  • Take animals into treatment areas, and assist with physical examinations by performing such duties as obtaining temperature, pulse, and respiration data.
  • Prepare and administer medications, vaccines, serums, and treatments, as prescribed by veterinarians.
  • Prepare animals for surgery, performing such tasks as shaving surgical areas.
  • Maintain instruments, equipment, and machinery to ensure proper working condition.
  • Collect, prepare, and label samples for laboratory testing, culture, or microscopic examination.
  • Take and develop diagnostic radiographs, using x-ray equipment.
  • Fill prescriptions, measuring medications and labeling containers.
  • Provide assistance with animal euthanasia and the disposal of remains.
  • Observe the behavior and condition of animals, and monitor their clinical symptoms.
  • Provide veterinarians with the correct equipment and instruments, as needed.
  • Maintain controlled drug inventory and related log books.
  • Give enemas and perform catheterizations, ear flushes, intravenous feedings, and gavages.

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School Attended

  • VETERINARY TECHNICIAN INSTITUTE AT FOX COLLEGE
  • COLUMBIA COLLEGE
  • Penn Foster Career School

Job Titles Held:

  • Shift Lead , CVT
  • Certified Veterinary Technician II
  • Certified Veterinary Technician
  • Certified Veterinary Technician
  • Certified Veterinary Technician

Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Bachelor of Liberal Arts
  • Some College (No Degree)

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