Hardworking, diligent, and experienced veterinary assistant seeking employment in a Veterinary Hospital Professional Profile Graduated Magna Cum-Laude from Norfolk State with Bachelor's Degree in Biology Graduated Phi Theta Kappa from Estrella Mt. C. C. with Associate's Degree in Science 18 months of professional experience as a Veterinary Assistant Completed courses: Biochemistry, Microbiology, Medical Terminology, Bioethics, Comparative Anatomy, and Calculus Motivated, organized, self-starter that is able to work independently or as a team Meticulous, friendly individual with strong written and oral communication skills
PCM Analyst June 2012 to CurrentApplied Laboratory Services
Microscopist: Prepare and analyze bulk building materials and soil for the presence of asbestos, maintain and calibrate laboratory equipment, utilize polarized light microscope, stereoscope, and HEPA hood, perform QC practices and procedures, generate reports, and act as a consultant regarding EPA and OSHA regulations.
Prepare and analyze air samples that were collected during/after the monitoring of asbestos removal, and utilize phase contrast microscopes.
Veterinary Assistant September 2010 to June 2012Tidewater Animal Hospital
Assisted veterinarian during exams and routine procedures, monitored vital signs during surgery, sterilized surgical utensils, administered IV fluids, cared for wounds, developed X-rays, filled prescriptions, conducted in-house labs, maintained medical records, checked patients in/out, and tracked inventory.
Biomedical Research Lab Assistant October 2008 to August 2009Midwestern University
Performed thin layer chromatography analysis on various plants for research; assisted professor, prepared plant samples, utilized extraction techniques, conducted bioassays on brine shrimp, cleaned glassware, maintained laboratory equipment and reagents, and tracked inventory.
Bachelor of Science : Biology, December 2011Norfolk State University － VA
Bachelor of Biomedical Science : Aug. 2009Midwestern University － Glendale, AZ
Associate : Science Biology, December 2007Estrella Mountain Community College － Avondale, AZ
Reading, writing, book collecting, cooking, sports, hiking, & spending time with family