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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Summary

Licensed Veterinary Technician in Los Angeles, California with 8 years of progressive experience in veterinary medicine, specifically surgery and anesthesia. Ready to be challenged and trained in more advanced anesthesia/analgesia techniques in order to improve patient care. Determined to pursue a career in academia with hopes of obtaining a VTS in Anesthesia and Analgesia.

Skills
  • Formulate anesthetic and sedative protocols
  • Calculate drug dosages for anesthetic and sedated procedures
  • Induction, maintenance and recovery of anesthesia
  • Troubleshoot complications during perioperative period.
  • Perform radiographs and CT with proper protocols.
  • Pre-anesthetic preparation
  • Assist with gowning and gloving
  • Clip, prep and scrub using aseptic technique
  • Post-surgical clean up and OR sanitation
  • Assist pack/prep staff.
  • Knowledge of basic pharmacology
  • Phlebotomy and catheterization
  • Patient restraint and handling
  • Perform in house lab work
  • Radiograph positioning, technique and safety
  • Understand medical terminology
  • Detail-oriented
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Perform well under stress, and thrive in a team-minded environment
Experience
Registered Veterinary Technician-Surgery, 03/2017 - Current
Marsden Holding Llc Stillwater, MN,
  • Pre-op exam
  • Restraint and handling (dogs, cats, rabbits and ferrets)
  • Sedating patients for radiographs/procedures
  • Calculating drug dosages for pre medication and induction
  • Placing IV catheters, drawing pre op bloodwork, perform cystocentesis, and taking radiographs.
  • Setting up operating room and equipment pre op , as well as cleaning the surgical suite post op.
  • Prep, clip and scrub patients in aseptic technique for surgery.
  • Cleaning surgical packs and running autoclave machines.
  • Operate diagnostic imaging modalities such as ultrasound, digital radiography, computed tomography and fluoroscopy units.
  • Circulating surgical assistant for the surgeons, residents and interns
  • Inducing, maintaining and recovering patients from anesthesia.
  • Monitor orthopedic cases such as TPLO, FHO, lateral suture, pelvic fractures, as well as , soft tissue cases such as, septic abdomens, thoracotomies, hemilaminectomies, splenectomies, GDVs, liver lobectomies, pyometras and adrenalectomies.
  • Hallowell anesthetic ventilator
  • Intra op blood transfusions, ionotropes, pressors and fluid therapy.
  • Currently one of four on call technicians.
  • Perform and work collaboratively during CPR.
  • Triage incoming patients arriving for scheduled appointments. emergent bases to route to appropriate surgeon or treatment area.
  • Currently working on advanced technical techniques such as arterial catheter placements, central line placement, and multimodal analgesia such as CRI’s, regional and local blocks.
Registered Veterinary Technician-Radiology , 03/2015 - 03/2017
VCA Animal Specialty And Emergency Center City, STATE,
  • Lead technician for Radiology dept from 2016-2017.
  • Responsible for training new radiology assistants in :
    Basic animal restraint and handling
    Basic anatomy and physiology
    Radiographic Technique and Positioning
    Radiation Safety
    How to operate the CT and create reformats and 3D recons.
  • In charge of scheduling all imaging requests for the hospital in collaboration with the radiologists.
  • Downloading radiographs from rDVM emails into DICOM system.
  • Restraining for ultrasounds
  • Taking radiographs
  • Operating the CT machine, creating reformats and 3D reconstructions.
  • Inducing, monitoring and recovering anesthesia for patients in need of a CT
  • Restraining exotic animals such as rabbits, guinea pigs and ferrets for outpatient imaging services.
Registered Veterinary Technician-Relief, 12/2014 - 01/2019
Best Friends Animal Society - Los Angeles City, STATE,
  • Inducing anesthesia of about 20-30 spay/neuters of cats and dogs
  • Monitoring intra op anesthesia and recovery of all surgical patients.
  • Performing basic medical care such as vitals, SQ/IV fluids, administering medications(SQ/IV/IM/PO).
  • Restraint and handling in high stress environment for vaccinations and intake examination.
  • Knowledge of infectious disease protocol and hazards
  • Cleaning operating rooms and surgical packs.
Veterinary Assistant, 07/2012 - 03/2015
Spay And Neuter Project Of Los Angeles City, STATE,
  • Provide patient care in all peri-operative phases for up to 80 cats, dogs and rabbits per day.
  • Administer injections such as anesthetics, pain medications, vaccinations and other treatments and supportive care measures as directed by veterinarian.
  • Intubate animals, place intravenous catheters, perform venipuncture, run diagnostic tests, and administer fluids as needed
  • Monitor vital signs of sedated and anesthetized patients in preoperative, operative, and postoperative phases.
  • Maintain all necessary controlled substance drug logs and patient records.
  • Assist with patient exams and prepare medications to go home with the client/patient as prescribed by the veterinarian.
  • Clean, sonicate, pack, and sterilize surgical instruments.
  • Clean and disinfect endotracheal tubes.
  • Clean and disinfect kennels, transport carriers, equipment, and facility while utilizing appropriate personal protective equipment.
Education and Training
Educational Requirement Via CA Alternate Route: Veterinary Technology , Expected in 06/2016
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Veterinary Allied Staffing Education - Dixon, CA,
GPA:

This is a distance education program offered via the alternate route for RVTs as deemed by the state of California.

Curriculum and transcripts can be provided.

Succesfully passed VTNE and CA state exam in August 2016

Associate of Science: Veterinary Technology, Expected in
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Los Angeles Pierce College - Woodland Hills ,
GPA:

Did not complete Associate's Program due to outstanding family circumstances at the time.

Transcripts can be provided

HS Diploma: , Expected in 06/2011
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Santa Monica High School - Santa Monica ,
GPA:
Activities and Honors

VCA Training Champion:

Responsible for training new staff in:

  • Anesthesia
  • Emergency
  • Radiology (technique, positioning and safety)
  • CT
  • Basic restraint and handling

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School Attended

  • Veterinary Allied Staffing Education
  • Los Angeles Pierce College
  • Santa Monica High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Veterinary Technician-Surgery
  • Registered Veterinary Technician-Radiology
  • Registered Veterinary Technician-Relief
  • Veterinary Assistant

Degrees

  • Educational Requirement Via CA Alternate Route
  • Associate of Science
  • HS Diploma

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