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Jessica
Claire
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Professional Summary

Dedicated and responsible Veterinary Technician with 22 years of relevant experience in anesthesia, surgery and nursing care of companion animals. Demonstrated history of building strong client relationships and bonds with pets. Successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals.

Skills
  • Surgery and Procedure Preparation
  • Anesthesia Administration and Monitoring
  • Dental Procedures and Radiography
  • Administration of Medications and Treatments
  • Venipuncture, IV Catheter Placement, Cystocentesis
  • Medical Equipment Maintenance
  • Inventory Management
  • OSHA Program Development and Maintenance
  • Controlled Drug Log Recordkeeping
  • Staff Training and Internship Mentor
Education
SUNY Delhi Delhi, NY, Expected in 05/1999 Associate of Applied Science : Veterinary Technology - GPA :
Certifications
  • License, Veterinary Technology, New York State 8/4/1999 Lic. # 003562 Registered through 6/23
  • Certificate, American Society of Veterinary Dental Technicians, 2005
  • AAFP Cat Friendly Veterinary Professional, 2022
Work History
Western Veterinary Partners - Licensed Veterinary Technician
Wickenburg, AZ, 07/2004 - 02/2022
  • Provided direct care to patients and assisted with procedures such as radiology, dentistry, critical care, surgery and anesthesia.
  • Administered medications to animals in treatment and documented changes in condition. Recorded symptoms and documented medical observations to inform treatment decisions. Managed medical intervention and therapy for animals in collaboration with veterinarian.
  • Triaged incoming patients to determine treatment needs and urgency of care.
  • Greeted pet owners and discussed available services, outlined costs and determined special needs of animals under care. Answered owner animal health questions and advised on best care practices.
  • Assisted veterinarian with administration of vaccines and operations.
  • Performed all reception duties including answering phones, scheduling appointments, checking in of patients, filling of prescriptions and invoicing of clients.
  • Prepared surgical instrument packs and drapes for use in sterile environments by processing in autoclave under high pressure and high temperature conditions.
  • Collected and analyzed bloodwork and laboratory samples for in-hospital diagnosis, including urinalysis, fecal samples, ear and skin cytology, and blood smears. Familiar with Idexx VetTest, Catalyst, LaserCyte Dx, ProCyte One, and Sedivue machines.
  • Managed hospital inventory, including ordering of all prescription diets, medications and hospital supplies. Entered invoices into system on arrival using Impromed Infinity.
  • Trained other LVTs in operations and procedures.
  • Developed and maintained OSHA Safety and Hazard Communication Programs.
  • Developed and maintained Controlled Substance Logs and Recordkeeping Programs.
Western Veterinary Partners - Licensed Veterinary Technician
Denver, CO, 01/2005 - 09/2005
  • Provided direct care to patients and assisted with procedures such as radiology, dentistry, critical care, surgery and anesthesia.
  • Administered medications to animals in treatment and documented changes in condition.
  • Greeted pet owners and discussed available services, outlined costs and determined special needs of animals under care
  • Answered owner animal health questions and advised on best care practices.
  • Assisted veterinarian with administration of vaccines and operations, including acupuncture and holistic medicine.
  • Prepared surgical instrument packs and drapes for use in sterile environments by processing in autoclave under high pressure and high temperature conditions.
  • Collected and analyzed bloodwork and laboratory samples on large and small animals to aid in diagnosis of diseases and conditions.
Western Veterinary Partners - Licensed Veterinary Technician
Chico, CA, 08/2000 - 10/2002
  • Provided direct care to patients and assisted with procedures such as radiology, dentistry, critical care, surgery and anesthesia.
  • Prepared surgical instrument packs and drapes for use in sterile environments by processing in autoclave under high pressure and high temperature conditions.
  • Collected and analyzed bloodwork and laboratory samples to aid in diagnosis of diseases and conditions.
Western Veterinary Partners - Licensed Veterinary Technician
Los Gatos, CA, 08/1999 - 08/2000
  • Provided direct care to patients and assisted with procedures such as radiology, dentistry, critical care, surgery and anesthesia.
  • Administered medications to animals in treatment and documented changes in condition.
  • Assisted veterinarian with administration of vaccines and operations.
  • Collected and analyzed bloodwork and laboratory samples to aid in diagnosis of diseases and conditions.
Affiliations
  • Member, New York State Association of Veterinary Technicians
  • Member, National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America
  • Medaille College, Adjunct Professor (Interships)

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School Attended

  • SUNY Delhi

Job Titles Held:

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

Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science

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