Dedicated Veterinary Technician with 6 years of clinical medical background including emergency and surgical veterinary care. A deep love of animals assists in providing compassionate and professional care in challenging environments.
Licensed by the Arizona Board of Veterinary Medicine 2009-2012
Member of Veterinary Health Care Team of Arizona 2006-2010
Fecal, urine and blood testing
Safe restraint techniques
Responsible and reliable
Clear-headed under pressure
Leave of Absence11/2010 to 05/2017At-home care provider for terminally ill family memberBuckeye, AZ
Provided round-the-clock care for terminally ill family member.
Assisted with activities of daily living.
Coordinated doctor's visits.
Coordinated in-home therapies and services.
Certified Veterinary Technician04/2006 to 07/2010Sun City Animal HospitalSun City, AZ
Duties included checking clients into examination rooms, documenting patient histories, and collecting patient vitals.
Provided client education and excellent customer service.
Administered both routine and emergency treatment and care of hospitalized patients as directed by a veterinarian.
Administered medications as prescribed and directed by a veterinarian.
Assisted veterinarian in surgical procedures including surgical preparation of patient and equipment, monitored and ran anesthesia, performed dental procedures, and provided post procedure care.
Collected blood, stool and urine samples, performed diagnostic tests and interpreted test results.
Positioned, took and developed radiographs.
Placed intravenous catheters.
Maintain DEA controlled pharmaceutical log.
Clean and maintain kennels, laboratory area and both examination and operating rooms.
Maintain a safe and sterile work environment.
Veterinary Assistant/Technician11/2004 to 02/2006Estrella Animal HospitalAvondale, AZ
Duties include checking clients into exam rooms, documenting patient histories, collecting vitals, filling prescriptions, and client education.
Treatment and care for hospitalized patient.
Surgical prep and assistance.
Maintaining a safe and sterile work environment.
Education and Training
Veterinary Assistance Certificate2004Long Technical CollegePhoenix, AZ, USA
79 Credit Hours2003Arizona State UniversityTempe, AZ
Diploma1996Buckeye Union High SchoolBuckeye, AZ, USA
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At-home care provider for terminally ill family member