licensed veterinary technician resume example with 5 years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor

I am a passionate Veterinary Technician looking to grow more in my career. I have a strong interest in exotics and wildlife, and want to one day obtain a wildlife rehabilitation license. I work hard to provide the best care that I can for patients while respecting protocol to keep everyone around safe. I am motivated to learn new things. I would be interested in being trained for leadership roles.

  • Obtaining patient history
  • Surgery and Procedure Preparation
  • Animal Vaccinations
  • IV catheter placement
  • Anesthesia Administration
  • Medication Administration
  • Appointment Scheduling
  • Post-surgical Monitoring
  • Post-Surgical Clean up and OR Sanitation
  • Safe and humane Animal Restraints
  • Bathing and Nail Clipping
  • Physical Examinations
  • Sternal and Lateral Recumbency Restraint
  • Diagnostic Equipment care
  • Medical Equipment Maintenance
  • Pre-Anesthetic Preparation
  • Gram-Stained Slide Preparation
  • Schirmer Tear Test
  • Equipment Sterilization
  • Busy work.
  • Client communication
Education and Training
Lincoln Memorial University Harrogate, TN Expected in 05/2019 Associate of Applied Science : Veterinary Technology - GPA :
Vca Antech, Inc. - Licensed Veterinary Technician
West Babylon, NY, 09/2020 - 09/2022
  • Assisted the veterinarian with treatments and procedures such as routine exams, pre-surgery exams, and several procedures.
  • Administered and monitored anesthesia for surgeries and operations. Monitoring of patients included dogs, cats, rabbits, ferrets, sugar gliders, owls and other exotics and pocket pets.
  • Placed IV catheters for surgery patients.
  • Prepped patients for surgery. Some surgeries that we did included: spays, neuters, enucleation's, and mass removals.
  • Performed routine dental cleanings and administered dental blocks as needed during these procedures.
  • Scrubbed, counted and packed surgical instruments and drapes for autoclave sterilization.
  • Cared for animals in post-operative recovery by closely monitoring vital signs and progress.
  • Assisted in appointments. Took history from clients.
  • Administered medication as prescribed by the veterinarian.
  • Went over medication instructions with clients.
  • Educated clients about home care for their pets for a variety of different treatments.
  • Operated lab machines and entered results into patient's charts.
  • Fecal analysis.
  • Collected samples for a variety of lab tests such as blood, fecal's, ear cytology's and skin scrapes.
  • Entered charges for the treatments patients received each day.
  • Obtaining TPR's on patients.
  • Communicated to front desk staff when drop off patients were ready to go home, making sure all correct treatments were done, and charges put in etc.
  • Client education on how to administer SQ antibiotic injections to reptiles at home.
  • Assisted other technicians with tasks they needed help with.
  • Assisted in performing radiographs.
  • Looked for things to do in down time.
Vca Antech, Inc. - Licensed Veterinary Technician
Westborough, MA, 05/2020 - 08/2020
  • Assisted the veterinarian that I was assigned each day on appointments, providing treatments, and/or administering medication.
  • Became Fear Free certified.
  • Intake of patients for routine exams, sick visits, or surgery.
  • Collected lab samples.
  • Ran lab work.
  • Placed IV catheters.
  • Performed ultrasound guided cytocentesis when directed by a veterinarian.
  • Monitored anesthesia.
  • Prepped patients for surgery.
  • Administered medication as directed by the veterinarian.
  • Worked on a small part of inventory tasks of preventions. Counted in-stock prevention each week and made sure it was accurate in the computer.
  • Discharged patients by educating owners of at home recovery tips, and going over any medication.
  • Assisted other technicians and assistants as needed with their cases.
  • Looked for things to stay busy when it wasn't "busy".
Vca Antech, Inc. - Licensed Veterinary Technician
White Plains, NY, 10/2019 - 03/2020
  • Assisted the veterinarian with exams on patients.
  • Patient intake for routine yearly exams, sick visits or surgery.
  • Monitored anesthesia.
  • Made sure patient histories were accurately taken and recorded in patient's charts.
  • Ran lab work.
  • Assisted other techs in tasks.
  • Administered medication as directed by the veterinarian.
  • Did rounds with the night shift staff on the patients that would be staying each night.
  • Assisted in performing X-rays.
  • Looked for things to do when it was slow.
Worlds Of Fun - Server
Kansas City, MO, 05/2017 - 09/2019
  • Took customers orders.
  • Made sure customers were satisfied by keeping drinks refreshed.
  • Ran food out to tables. Making sure the customers were satisfied when it came out.
  • Helped customers when they weren't satisfied with something. Or when something came out wrong.
  • Maintained a friendly, up-beat attitude even when it got very busy and stressful.
  • Operated the restaurant's softwear to put orders in.
  • Cashed/checked customers out when they were ready.
  • Side-work duties such as stocking ice, restocking cups, refilling sugar caddies, keeping my section clean, refilling condiments, polishing and wrapping silverware.

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School Attended

  • Lincoln Memorial University

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  • Licensed Veterinary Technician
  • Licensed Veterinary Technician
  • Licensed Veterinary Technician
  • Server


  • Associate of Applied Science

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