Pending Licensed Veterinary Technician with proven experience supporting veterinarians to provide the best quality pet care with maximizing productivity. Ability to comfort, handle and restrain large and small pets. Adept problem solver able to multitask and prioritize preparatory work, patient care, and other duties accordingly. Team player, skilled at communicating with clients and associates in order to maintain optimal patient flow.
Emergency and Critical Care
Recording and charting procedures
Radiology and Ultrasound
Catheter placements (IV,urinary,central, etc.)
Basic physical exams
Phlebotomy / Cystocentesis
Safe animal restraints
Compassionate, personable and motivated
Veterinary Technician, 04/2017 to Current Porters Neck Veterinary Hospital – Wilmington , NC
Collect and record animal case histories while educating animal owners on home care, preventative medicine and nutrition
Provide emergency and general nursing care
Observe and report on the behavior and condition of the animals
Obtain samples, perform diagnostic tests and x-rays
Restrain animals for exams and treatments
Prepare animals and instruments for surgery
Administer and monitor anesthesia and assist during any medical procedures
Administer medications, vaccines and treatments
Emergency Veterinary Technician, 11/2015 to 03/2018 Animal Emergency Hospital and Urgent Care – Raleigh, NC
Assess and triage patients according to priority of illness
Check animals' vitals on a regular basis and upon admission
Safely restrained and managed scared, aggressive, and active animals.
Administered anesthetics before surgery and monitored effects prior to surgery.
Operated diagnostic equipment such as blood/fluid analysis, radiographic, and ultrasound equipment.
Administered medicine to animals and monitored health following treatment.
Processed client payments, sent invoices and placed appointment reminder calls.
Place Catheters and maintain tubes (IV, urinary, Endotracheal, Esophageal, Naso Gastric tubes, nasal cannula, etc.)
Care for a wide range of animals, including avian, exotic and wildlife.
Veterinary Technician, 08/2013 to 08/2015 VCA Met Vet West Animal Hospital – Pittsburgh, PA
Assist in all surgeries elective and emergency
Administer prescribed injectable controlled substances, tranquilizers, sedatives, and injectable or inhalant anesthetics.
Perform dental work, such as radiographs, cleaning, polishing, or extracting teeth in collaboration with a veterinarian
Operate diagnostic equipment
Prepare and administer medications, vaccines, routine and daily treatments
Educate caregivers and guardians on animal care, nutrition, medical conditions and disease management
Maintain accurate pharmacy records and controlled drug, anesthesia, fecal, and heartworm test logs.
Associate: Veterinary Technology, 2011 Vet Tech Institute - Pittsburgh, PA