Compassionate Lead Veterinary Assistant with more than thirteen years in small animal veterinary medicine. Looking to obtain the Veterinary technician position and utilize my experience and skills for the successful completion of each job task.
Manage and direct technicians in a busy small animal veterinary hospital. Schedule hours and approve vacations upon request for technicians. Do monthly inventory on controlled substance logs and ordering of controlled substances when needed. Led the AAHA Re-accreditation process and practice to maintain high standards.
Assist Veterinarians in the diagnosing and treating of sick patients.
Prepare, process and analyze lab samples.
Educate clients on the importance of standards of care and the importance of responsible pet ownership.
Assist Veterinarians during surgical procedures and monitor anesthesia.
Sterilize all surgical instruments and assemble packs.
Maintain care for boarding and hospitalized animals.
Assist office personnel with front desk duties including answering phones, booking appointments, preparing invoices, deposit reconciliation, and accepting patients for boarding.
Oversee scheduling and training of technicians.
Maintain controlled substance logs and ordering whenever needed.
1998 Began as a kennel technician cleaning walking and feeding patients.
2000 Crossed trained to assist veterinarian technicians and receptionist.
Restrained animals for the veterinarians and ran lab work.
Assisted office personnel with front desk duties including answering phones, booking appointments, and preparing estimates.
2001 became a veterinary assistant
Sterilized all surgical instruments and assembled packs.
Prepared, processed and analyzed lab samples.
Assisted Veterinarians during surgical procedures and monitored anesthesia.
Attended several semesters at Technical College of the LowCountry and plan on continuing education through PennFoster for a Technician degree.
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