Director Of Medical Services Head Veterinary Technician Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Multi-talented Veterinary Assistant (unlicensed technician) consistently rewarded for success in planning and operational improvements. Experience in policy development and staff management procedures positively impacting overall morale and productivity.

Over 3 years experience in veterinary field and willing and capable of learning and achieving new skills quickly and effectively.

  • Proficient in most Veterinary Technician skills
  • Able to remain calm and collected in stressful and urgent situations
  • Seasoned in medical clinical procedures
  • Staff Managing
  • Training and mentoring
  • Relationship building and retention
  • Inventory and restocking
  • Good communication skills
Work History
06/2017 to Current Director Of Medical Services/Head Veterinary Technician Kanab Veterinary Hospital | City, STATE,

  • Collected specimens from patients for laboratory analysis for parasites, blood analysis and culture.
  • Processed new patients and updated client records with key information  using Cornerstone.
  • Prepared surgical instrument packs and drapes for use in sterile environments by processing in autoclave under high pressure and high temperature conditions.
  • Interacted with clients regarding animal health, questions and concerns, education on treatment protocol and general procedures. 
  • Evaluated incoming patients to determine treatment needs and urgency of care.
  • Provided exemplary customer service to owners by answering animal health questions and educating about positive animal care practices.
  • Trained and mentored several new veterinary technicians.
  • Greeted pet owners and performed intakes to go over array of available services, outline costs and determine special needs of animal while in care.
  • Induced anesthesia by inhalation or intravenous, intramuscular, or subcutaneous injection.
  • Assisted veterinarian during surgical procedures by creating and maintaining unobstructive surgical fields and passing instruments.
  • Administered prescribed injectable controlled substances, tranquilizers, sedatives, and injectable or inhalant anesthetics.
  • Advised farm owners on sanitary measures, feeding and general care to promote health of animals.
  • Positioned animals for diagnostic imaging such as x-rays.
  • Administer medications, vaccines, and treatments as instructed by veterinarian.
  • Performed dental cleanings using ultrasonic scaler.
  • Made visits to farms to assist with animal emergencies such as injury, disease and birthing.
  • Performed dental extractions with no periosteal elevation, no tooth resectioning, and no bone resectioning.
  • Assisted veterinarian during medical and surgical procedures.
  • Placed endotracheal tub to deliver oxygen and anesthetic gas to patients requiring inhalant anesthesia during surgical procedures.
  • Maintained and updated daily log of time spent with dogs for calculating payments, itemizing activities and services provided.
  • Helped treat medical conditions and diseases in livestock.
  • Processed financial transactions for clients.
  • Prepared estimates for care, and presented invoices and collected payment from clients.
  • Collected and prepared specimens and samples for outside laboratory analysis.
  • Performed ophthalmological procedures such as tear production testing, topical anesthetic application, fluorescein staining of cornea and tonometry.
  • Analyzed bloodwork  using IDEXX and Abaxis to diagnose diseases and conditions.
  • Provided extended wound care and treatment under Veterinarian direction.
  • Oversee up to 5 technicians/assistants every day.
  • Placed IV catheters on several species of animals including dogs, cats, cattle, horses and pigs.
  • Performed nasogastric tubing in Equine patients
  • Obtained urine samples via cystocentesis in cats and dogs and urinary catheters in male dogs.
  • Assisted with equine floats and dental procedures.
  • Assisted with treatment and handling of cattle and other large animals.
  • Ordered supplies for hospital and maintained inventory.
  • Entered items received, adjusted pricing as needed for re-sale items and procedures.
07/2012 to 05/2017 Horse Trainer Ken Johnson | City, STATE,
  • Tracked metrics such as overall health, behaviors and diet to isolate and address concerns.
  • Worked with ranch hands to clean stables and riding areas.
  • Treatment of minor horse injuries.
  • Prepared horses for specific tasks.
  • Trimmed and maintained feet of brood mares.
  • Started colts with little prior handling.
  • Harnessing, riding and driving Claire and inexperienced horses.
to Cottage Worker United Enterprises | City, STATE,
Expected in 2017 Veterinary Assistant | Veterinary Stratford Career Institute, , GPA:

Graduated with highest honors


Started as veterinary assistant and achieved position of Head Technician/Director of Medical Services in under 18 months.

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School Attended
  • Stratford Career Institute
Job Titles Held:
  • Director Of Medical Services/Head Veterinary Technician
  • Horse Trainer
  • Cottage Worker
  • Veterinary Assistant

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