Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Reliable and punctual Animal Care team member with proven skills cleaning animal areas, coordinating inventory and managing animal needs with care and compassion. Highly organized and hardworking with good communication and multitasking abilities.

Work History
01/2021 to Current
Lab Assistant Kaiser Permanente Annapolis, MD,
  • Properly calibrated and adjusted malfunctioning equipment to achieve precise test results.
  • Prepared specimens for surgery.
  • Cleaned and sanitized equipment and workstation in compliance with health and safety regulations.
  • Wrap and sterilize packs for surgery.
  • Properly handle cadavers and live animals.
  • Followed safety procedures when handling and disposing of hazardous chemicals.
06/2020 to Current
Doggy Daycare Worker Audubon Nature Institute Inc New Orleans, LA,
  • Sanitized dishes, tabletops, toys and frequently touched surfaces to prevent spreading of germs.
  • Mixed and administered special food formulas to individual animals based on unique dietary needs.
  • Supported optimal animal health and comfort with frequent bedding changes.
  • Kept animal coats clean and healthy with regular washing, grooming and trimming.
  • Followed all pet care instructions, including dietary needs and medication regimens.
  • Exercised animals regularly with walks and rigorous play activities.
  • Maintained clean and organized boarding areas to promote animal wellbeing.
  • Restocked supplies and rotated items to maintain efficient operations and prevent expiration of perishable goods.
  • Managed pet safety and wellness in owners' absence by securing yard gates and removing items that could make pets sick.
  • Contributed to client retention by consistently providing outstanding customer service to both clients and pets.
01/2010 to 01/2020
Veterinary Shadow Sugar Bowl Ski Resort Soda Springs, CA,
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
  • Gave shots intravenously and intramuscular
  • Administered medication through both mouth and rectum
  • Changed out fluids and bandages
  • Observed colic, knee joint, and throat surgeries, spays, neuters, and euthanasia
  • Learned how to observe gaits properly
  • Saw nerve blocks used to test for pain location
  • Aided in post-op with horse that had a cancerous growth within its telescoped cecum
  • Learned about popular drugs such as dex, gen and bute
  • Learned how to check TRP and how to draw blood
  • Observed teeth floating and dental procedures
  • Bathed and dipped dogs afflicted with mange or parasitic infestations and applied specific medications for itch relief.
  • Cleaned and disinfected exam areas, equipment and kennels to prevent spread of disease, control odors and maintain healthy environment.
  • Followed all pet care instructions, including dietary needs and medication regimens.
08/2019 to 11/2019
Kennel Worker Highland Road Animal Hospital City, STATE,
  • Monitored and maintained food and water of boarded animals according to animal dietary health guidelines.
  • Ensured sanitary conditions for animals by cleaning living spaces and cages according to LA health code guidelines.
  • Promoted good hygiene in animals by seeing to grooming needs including baths, nail trimming and ear cleaning.
  • Kept cages, kennels, play yards and grooming areas neat and clean.
  • Provided top-notch customer service to every customer and exceptional care to all animals.
  • Monitored animal behavior and completed examinations to identify illnesses, injuries or potential diseases.
  • Met with clients to discuss cut and style preferences prior to caring for animals.
  • Performed pet intake to gain necessary information concerning health, behaviors, potential allergies and other details to provide complete records and methods of owner contact.
  • Worked 4 to 8-hour shifts with oversight of up to 60 animals in kennels or holding pens.
04/2018 to 07/2018
Kitchen Worker Food Shack City, STATE,
  • Cleaned and sanitized dishes and utensils, consistently keeping adequate supplies on hand for expected customer loads.
  • Maintained clean, trash-free workspaces to maximize productivity and safety.
  • Prepared meals from scratch using authentic, popular recipes to generate repeat business.
  • Promoted customer satisfaction by preparing food according to standard recipes with modifications based on individual customer requirements.
  • Prevented food spoilage by monitoring dates, rotating stock and following proper storage procedures.
  • Used downtimes to prepare ingredients and restock supplies for expected busy periods.
  • Supported waitstaff and other team members in completing tasks.
  • Prepared cooking supplies, ingredients and workstations when opening and closing kitchen.
  • Ensured proper handling and preservation methods while packaging and storing food products.
  • Maintained composure and work quality while under stress.
  • Cleaned and sanitized all work surfaces between preparation of various foods, avoiding cross-contamination while maintaining food safety guidelines.
  • Utilized culinary and cutlery tools to prepare various foods for cooking or cold dish presentations.
  • Washed, peeled and cut various fruits and vegetables to prepare for serving.
  • Distributed food to wait staff quickly to provide excellent customer satisfaction.
12/2017 to 03/2018
Server Rotolo's Pizzeria City, STATE,
  • Collected credit card, cash and gift certificate payments and dispensed change for cash transactions.
  • Monitored guests for intoxication and immediately reported concerns to management, contributing to safe and welcoming environments for all patrons.
  • Kept updated knowledge of menu and promotions, recommending specific items according to preferences and food allergies.
  • Cleaned and coordinated cleaning of indoor and outdoor dining spaces- wiping tables, placing trash in receptacles and replenishing supplies.
  • Enhanced operational efficiency by using slow periods to restock employee and customer supplies, including ice, condiments, utensils, napkins, trays and delivery bags.
  • Collaborated with kitchen team to support order preparation, manage efficient deliveries and minimize customer service issues by verifying meals.
  • Created orders, documented special requests and followed up with kitchen personnel to foster top-quality service and minimize complaints.
  • Maintained table settings by removing courses, replacing utensils and refilling beverages promptly and courteously.
  • Greeted and maintained relationships with regular customers.
  • Served needs of more than 20-25 customers at a time in a busy environment.
  • Bussed and reset numerous tables per shift, working efficiently to keep dining room and work areas clean.
  • Knowledgeable about chronic and acute conditions of animals, vaccinations, dental procedures, animal behavior, animal restraint, and effective owner communication.
  • Team building
  • Relationship development
  • Problem resolution
  • Communications
  • Organization
  • Customer service
  • Team management
Expected in 05/2021
Bachelor of Science: Animal Sciences
LSU - Baton Rouge, LA,
  • Majoring in Animal Sciences and Technology with a pre-vet concentration.
  • 3.66 GPA
  • Member of Pre-Vet Club
  • Dean's List for Fall of 2018, Spring of 2020, Fall of 2020
  • All State Academic- Tennis 2018
  • All State Honorable Mention- Football 2018
  • First team all district- Football 2018
  • First team all parish- Football 2018
  • First team all city- Football 2018
  • All State Academic- Football 2018

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