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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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  • Date of Birth:
  • India:
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  • single:
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Education
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2018
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Timber Creek High School - Orlando, FL ,
GPA:
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Associate of Arts: , Expected in
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Valencia College - Orlando, FL,
GPA:
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Experience
Pet Sitter, 06/2019 - Current
University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine Atlantis, FL,
  • Supported animal health by keeping all areas clean, neat and properly sanitized.
  • Offered animals ample exercise opportunities through walks and play activities.
  • Observed animals and conducted examinations to identify signs of injury, illness or disease.
  • Washed, groomed and trimmed each animal to enhance coat health.
  • Monitored medication administration as directed by pet owners and vet.
  • Provided adequate attention and consistent oversight to vacationing pets to promote high level of care.
  • Provided seamless communication to inform pet owners of visits and pet status.
  • Developed long-term relationships with clients and bonded with animals through regular contact.
  • Fed animals twice daily and refilled water dish for fresh water supply.
  • Prepared food and formulas to meet individual needs of animals under care with safe and nutritious meals.
Veterinary Technician, 04/2018 - Current
Audioeye, Inc. Seattle, WA,
  • Monitored animals during after-hours shifts.
  • Monitored animals during group play sessions, checking for signs of aggressive or fearful behavior and to prevent biting among dogs.
  • Removed animal waste from kennels, runs and exercise areas, placing in trash receptacles or in-ground septic systems.
  • Pitched in with laundry duties, including washing, drying and folding towels during busy periods, ensuring consistent workflow.
  • Checked animals for injury and illness, writing copious notes regarding symptoms for Veterinarian's review.
  • Scrubbed, counted, and packed surgical instruments and drapes into surgi-packs for autoclave sterilization.
  • Answered multiple line phone system for busy $[Number] revenue producing [Type] facility and responded to questions regarding pricing and services.
  • Attended to sick or injured animals by securing veterinary care and notifying owners quickly of pet's condition.
  • Laundered soiled animal bedding immediately to reduce infection, using appropriate chemicals.
  • Calculated payments by keeping accurate daily log of time spent with dogs, detailing activities and services provided.
  • Walked animals outside for potty breaks [Number] times per shift to avoid accidents in play areas and on bedding.
  • Reviewed inventory levels during shifts and placed orders to replenish supplies, including shampoo, canine toothpaste and styptic powder.
  • Administered and monitored anesthesia for surgeries and operations.
  • Assisted veterinarian with surgical procedures by assembling and sterilizing instruments and administering anesthesia.
  • Performed imaging with ultrasound and x-ray.
  • Restrained and stabilized animals during examination and treatment to safeguard against accidental injuries.
  • Mentored and trained two members of YFV staff.
  • Operated anesthetic machines, oxygen equipment and monitoring equipment.
  • Met with pet owners, explained lodging, grooming and daily care services and cross-sold specialty products like bows, ribbons, pet toys and treats.
  • Performed routine laboratory procedures such as parasitology, exfoliative cytology, blood chemistry, and urinalysis
  • Refilled shampoo bottles, sanitized clippers, combs and brushes and placed clean towels at each station following shift completion.
  • Assisted grooming staff with nail clipping, fur blow drying and combing out matted fur during high-volume periods, including holidays.
  • Completed admission records, including statements made by client concerning patient's problems and history.
  • Organized, labeled and restocked supplies and pet food.
  • Listened to clients' questions and concerns regarding pets and delivered timely responses and information on treatment protocols and procedures.
  • Administered and applied treatments, drugs, and medications.
  • Took electrocardiogram tracings to test heart activity.
  • Prepared and reviewed records and consent forms.
  • Performed dental procedures, including smoothing, filing, polishing, and removal of calculus, soft deposits, plaque and stains.
  • Walked over [Number] dogs of varying sizes at one time while enforcing each dog's good behavior and walking manners.
  • Performed physical examinations and record case history, weight, temperature and other vitals.
  • Monitored patient vital signs during surgical procedures, and notified veterinarian of changes in stability.
  • Assisted veterinarian with treatment of wounds, vaccination administration and operations.
  • Strategically scheduled patient appointments to maintain workflows.
  • Operated x-ray machines and exposed radiographic films.
  • Cleaned and disinfected kennels and common areas to reduce spread of illness from infected animals.
  • Reviewed vaccination records, and prepare and administer vaccinations according to clinic protocols.
  • Recommended products to sustain optimal wellness, including vitamins and supplements, dental cleaning, flea control, geriatric care and dietary measures.
  • Provided direct care for animal patients in post-operative recovery, closely monitoring vital signs and progress.
  • Triaged incoming patients arriving for scheduled appointments or on emergent bases to route to appropriate surgeon or treatment area.
  • Used IDEXX to analyze bloodwork and samples and diagnose conditions and diseases.
  • Prepared and labeled medications and informed client of administration techniques.
  • Prepared animals for surgery, including clipping, scrubbing, and disinfecting operative site.
Sales Associate, 07/2017 - 03/2018
Old Navy City, STATE,
  • Maintained knowledge of current promotions, exchange guidelines, payment policies and security practices.
  • Arranged new merchandise with signage and appealing displays to encourage customer sales and move overstock items.
  • Kept apprised of emerging trends and provided informative customer service to assist in product selection.
  • Mentored team members in mastering sales techniques to consistently exceed objectives.
  • Coached team members on security risks and loss prevention to aid in mitigating store theft.
  • Recommended merchandise to customers based on needs and preferences.
  • Stocked shelves and supplies and organized displays to focus customer attention on specific items.
  • Used [Type] register system to ring up customer purchases, process payments and issue receipts.
  • Met up selling, donation and credit card sign-up targets on consistent basis by leveraging excellent communication and interpersonal strengths.
  • Performed floor moves, merchandising, display maintenance and housekeeping to keep sales areas well-stocked, organized and current.
  • Demonstrated products to customers, discussed features and redirected objections to capture sales.
  • Helped customers sign up for loyalty programs and submitted completed paperwork.
  • Recommended optimal merchandise based on customer needs and desires.
  • Observed customer behaviors to identify security threats and escalate concerns to supervisors.
  • Educated customers on product and service offerings.
  • Communicated with customers about [Product or Service] offerings, including policies, restrictions and refund policies.
  • Trained all new sales employees on effective sales, service and operational strategies to maximize team performance.
  • Processed orders through system and coordinated product deliveries.
  • Helped average of [Number] customers per day by responding to inquiries and locating products.
  • Built and maintained effective relationships with peers and upper management to drive team success toward common sales, service and operational goals.
  • Sold various products by explaining unique features and educating customers on proper application.
  • Assisted customers by finding needed [Type] items and checking inventory for items at other locations.
  • Answered incoming telephone calls to provide information about products, services, store hours, policies and promotions.
Skills
  • Post-surgical clean up and OR sanitation
  • Gowning and gloving procedures
  • Sternal and lateral recumbency restraint
  • Patient bathing
  • Ear cleaning
  • Subcutaneous injection
  • Medication labeling
  • Maintain controlled drug inventory­
  • Vital signs
  • Feline towel restraint
  • Client education
  • Customer service skills
  • General anesthesia recovery
  • Elizabethan collar application
  • Explaining treatment
  • Intermediate Level Spanish Fluency
Summary

Empathetic Veterinary Technician capable of tackling new challenges in busy work settings. Team-oriented with compassion for cats, dogs and other domestic pets. Accomplished in building relationships with clients when delivering exceptional animal care.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Timber Creek High School
  • Valencia College

Job Titles Held:

  • Pet Sitter
  • Veterinary Technician
  • Sales Associate

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Associate of Arts

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