Highly experienced, motivated and compassionate Vet Tech with over 12+ years of assisting veterinarian doctors during examinations, surgeries, patient care and day to day functions of managing a veterinary practice.
Safe animal restraints
Gentle and caring
Recording and charting procedures
07/2010 to Current
Permit TechnicianSelf － Fresno, CA
Contracted with local Sign Companies to obtain permits required from city and county offices for commercial signs.
01/2001 to 01/2009
Manager/Veterinary TechnicianAll Creatures Vet Clinic － Fresno, CA
Manager for 5+ years responsible for a 4 doctor large and small animal hospital, including the after hour emergency critical care services, hiring and letting go of employees, Dr and employee schedules, ordering supplies, and over seeing the daily maintenance of the clinic and care of patients.
Assisted the on-call doctor after hours including surgical assisting, monitoring hospitalized patients, and communicating with clients.
Sterilized surgical equipment and assisted veterinarian during surgical procedures such as spays/neuters, c-sections, orthopedic surgeries,and more. Also performed dentals.
Administered anesthetics before surgery and monitored effects prior to surgery.
Monitored animals recovering from surgery and notified veterinarian of any changes.
Administered vaccinations, administered medications orally and intravenously, prepared tissue and fecal samples, ran blood work and developed x-rays including digital x-rays.
Performed blood draws, IV and urinary catheters, and dressed animals' wounds.
Have experience with large animal care.
05/1996 to 12/2001
Veterinary TechnicianAnza Animal Clinic － Thousand Oaks, CA
Maintained medical records for each patient
Assisted customers by phone, including scheduling appointments and treatments.
Processed client payments, sent invoices, and was responsible for payroll
Assisted the vet in medical and surgical procedures
Computer: AVIMark, Cornerstone, Microsoft Word and Excel
Ambitious, willing and eager to learn and advance
Excellent communication and leadership skills
Highly attentive to detail and committed to excellence
Outgoing, dependable, team player with a positive attitude