Cvt Emergency Patient Care Specialist Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:

Dear Sir or Madam,

I am in search of a position of a Certified Veterinary Technician position.

A perfect job description would be a facility that truly displays the continuous passion for the human to animal bond. I would love to work in a facility that cultivates a friendly, good-natured learning environment for all the staff. The following are some of the strengths and capabilities I can bring to a position:

An easygoing nature, respect for my fellow staff /team members and an “infectious personality” the employees, clients and animals tend to gravitate towards. A strong desire and commitment to learn and improve my clinical and people skills. Solid understanding of all facets of veterinary technology. Proficiency at client and layperson education with a strong regards to veterinary technology and all of its applications. Ability in attracting and educating clientele by exceeding their expectations. I am able to provide flexibility, self-confidence, ability to handle conflict and direction to make things move along. Through my experience in the professional field of Veterinary Technology, I have gained broad-based experience in customer service, education and strong technical skills. As a result, I am seeking a position in a diverse facility that has a strong commitment to the development/growth, education and increasing the relationship between the human and animal bond.

I would like to welcome the opportunity to speak with you to discuss my goals, background and credentials.

Thank you for your time and consideration.


Khadijah Smith, A.A.s, C.V.T, B.Sc., M.Sc.

  • Windows 2000, Cornerstone/Idexx , Avimark , DVMax and Instinct
  • Can type 60-70 words per minute
  • Strong work ethic
  • Veterinary organizations: DAVMS, NAVTA and CACVT
  • World traveler (32 countries total)
  • Some of my hobbies includes: reading, podcasts , I am an excellent cook , tutoring inner city kids, organic gardening, long distance running, Archery, Horses, Yoga, avid Muay Thai and Jiu-Jitsu martial artist , Off roading and crossfit/lifter .
  • I am a non-smoker, non-drinker and non-drug user
CVT- Emergency/Patient Care Specialist, 11/2015 to Current
County Of WashingtonHillsboro, OR,
  • Good organizational, analytical, judgment and interpersonal skills with staff and clientele
  • Able to work, multi task and perform at a very high level/high volume in a team based environment
  • Excellent client communication skills (in person, in writing and/or by phone), with a friendly/warm demeanor
  • Various drug calculations and administration
  • Triage
  • Excellent techniques in handling of aggressive or painful patients
  • Venipuncture
  • Superb Catheter placement skill using various techniques
  • Radiology
  • Anesthesia monitoring and Patient Recovery
  • Physical examinations and patient assessment
  • Laboratory work (Idexx, Antech , Heska , Abaxiss)
  • Compassionate care and Gentle for all hospitalized patients
  • ER Supervisor from 1/2017 - 2/2020
Certified Veterinary Technician/Microbiologist, 06/2012 to 11/2015
Fox Hollow Animal HospitalCity, STATE,
  • Laboratory tasks includes, but NOT limited to: blood smears, ELIZA snap testing, PCV, identification of cell morphology, LaserCyte, QBC, fecal exams, Urine analysis, histology of soft tissues, performing FNA’s (Fine Needle Aspirates), impression smears, skin scrapes, squash preps.
  • Conducting in house media cultures including DTM (dermatophyte test media, urine and skin cultures) - CVT duties: venipuncture, catheter placement, anesthesia, dentistry, radiology, overnight patient care, cold laser therapy, ECG analysis, calculating/administering injections.
Veterinary Team Supervisor /CVT, 06/2005 to 04/2012
Overland Animal Hospital And Pet ResortCity, STATE,
  • Reception duties.
  • CVT duties: Monitoring, Inducing and recovery of anesthetized patients.
  • Idexx DR/CR Radiology (including dental digital imaging)
  • Handling/ assisting with exotics, avian and “pocket pets”
  • Strong emphasis on dentistry
  • Running chemistries on the latest Idexx equipment as well as Cleaning, maintaining and performing chemistries on Heska equipment
  • Managerial duties: General Medical/Front desk management duties, inventory/overhead stock control, running monthly financial data, conducting staff meetings, employee scheduling, conflict resolution, troubleshooting lab equipment, Process of payroll and other HR duties.
Certified Veterinary Technician, 09/1998 to 06/2005
Planned PetHood PlusCity, STATE,
  • Strong emphasis on (animal overpopulation) spaying/neutering - Assisting in surgeries and the radiographic diagnostics (including endoscopes, fluoroscopy and ultrasound) - Induced, monitored and recovery of anesthesia, calculating/administering medications (including injections) (PO, IM, IV, SQ and IO) - Performing venipuncture and catheter placement (intravenous and urinary).
Education and Training
Master of Science: Microbiology, Expected in 05/2010
University Of Colorado - Denver, CO,
Bachelor of Science: Zoology/Biochemistry, Spanish, Expected in 05/2007
Metropolitan State University Of Denver - Denver, CO
Associate of Applied Science: Veterinary Technology, Expected in 06/2000
Bel-Rea Institute Of Animal Technology - Denver, CO

Passed VTNE August 2000


(More references available upon your request)

Dr. Eurie Han (ER DVM): 1.609.947.8215

Dr. Elizabeth Howerton (ER DVM) 1.502.645.2676

Charles Dupree (Senior CVT) 720.299.1333

Sierra McAlyea (Vet Tech/CSR) 1.443.993.9483


Speaks Spanish and Arabic fluently (Gulf Dialect only)

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School Attended
  • University Of Colorado
  • Metropolitan State University Of Denver
  • Bel-Rea Institute Of Animal Technology
Job Titles Held:
  • CVT- Emergency/Patient Care Specialist
  • Certified Veterinary Technician/Microbiologist
  • Veterinary Team Supervisor /CVT
  • Certified Veterinary Technician
  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Applied Science