licensed veterinary nurse manager resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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After working in the veterinary clinical setting for over 15 years, I am seeking to expand my experience in a position within your company. Much of my experience is transferable, specifically in staff development and training. I am exceptionally organized and disciplined; possess well-developed interpersonal skills and the ability to motivate and direct others in a supportive, cooperative team environment.

  • Providing instructional support through constructive feedback to our veterinary technicians, assistants, and nurses throughout their training.
  • Creating individualized training plans to ensure each employee has a clear path for success.
  • Handling patients with compassion and care, utilizing my education in low stress handling and fear free certification.
  • Extensive training in client education including Diabetes Management, Nutritional Counseling, Dentistry, and Hospice & Palliative Care.
  • Engaging with clients to establish strong relationships and help them develop a strong bond with their pets.
  • Excellent computer skills with the ability to troubleshoot most technical issues.
  • Adaptive to my environment, especially fast-paced working situations.
  • High-level clinical skills including cystocenteses, intubation and extubating, intravenous catheter placement, bandaging, and wound debridement.
  • Familiar with many veterinary software programs including Cornerstone, Avimark, EzyVet and SmartFlow.
Licensed Veterinary Nurse Manager, 04/2011 to Current
Brown UniversityProvidence, RI,
  • In charge of staff development and training of all veterinary nurses, assistants, and kennel personnel
  • Serve as a point of contact for staff questions and routine problems
  • Together with the office manager, oversee the daily operations and performance of a busy, fast-paced veterinary practice
  • Collaborate with the management team to ensure efficiency in hospital flow and day-to-day operations
  • Assist in hiring and training of support staff
  • Oversee scheduling of support staff
  • Conduct performance reviews
  • Manage the marketing department, including social media engagement, website development, and organize community events
  • Manage and oversee inventory, maintain supplies, and equipment needs for the hospital while staying within budget
  • Oversee OSHA training, DEA compliance, maintaining AAHA-accreditation status
  • Perform daily job duties as a veterinary nurse including running appointments, providing client education, performing clinical tasks and administering safe anesthesia during surgeries and dental procedures
  • Applies clinical judgment and comprehensive knowledge of facility policies to assist floor nurses with patient care decisions.
  • Evaluate patient needs and preferences to build and update tailored treatment plans.
Veterinary Technician, 08/2010 to 07/2011
City Of Jacksonville, FlJacksonville, FL,
  • Full-time veterinary technician for one of the only two hospitals on the island
  • Obtained blood samples and processed results, monitored anesthesia during surgeries, administering vaccines, performed basic physical exams, radiographs and dental prophylaxis
  • Supported veterinarians to drive quality care, advocate for pets and educate clients.
  • Obtained relevant health history and information from clients to maintain medical charts.
  • Scrubbed, counted and packed surgical instruments and drapes for autoclave sterilization.
  • Prepared and labeled medications and instructed client on administration.
  • I also helped manage inventory and ordering.
Veterinary Technician, 08/2006 to 08/2010
Companion Animal HospitalCity, STATE,
  • Placed IV catheters, administered medications via various routes of administration (intravenous, intramuscular, ophthalmic, otic, oral, and topically)
  • Performed phlebotomy techniques through the jugular, cephalic, lateral and medial saphenous veins
  • Processed lab work using the Idexx Vetlab Station
  • Performed quality, diagnostic radiographs
  • Prepped animals for surgery, monitored vitals, assisted in surgeries if necessary
  • Maintained a high-standard of hospital cleanliness
  • Cross-trained as a receptionist which included the handling of monthly billing and invoices, answering multiple phone lines, completed sale transactions, was customer service representative, handled inventory, placed bulk food/medication/supply orders, organized monthly magazine to distribute to clients, dealt with all collection concerns.
  • Obtained relevant health history and information from clients to maintain medical charts.
  • Restrained and stabilized animals during examination and treatment to prevent injuries.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts: English Literature, Expected in 08/2024 to Southern New Hampshire University - Hooksett, NH

I am in my third year towards completion of my degree.

Associate of Applied Science: Veterinary Technology, Expected in 12/2018 to Cedar Valley College - Dallas, TX,

I obtained my degree and went on to successfully pass the Veterinary Technician National Board Exam to complete my licensure.

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School Attended

  • Southern New Hampshire University
  • Cedar Valley College

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  • Licensed Veterinary Nurse Manager
  • Veterinary Technician
  • Veterinary Technician


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Associate of Applied Science

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