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

Sincere Animal Health Technician proficient in handling various pet breeds and temperaments. Offering eight-year background conducting pet examinations, maintaining animal care records and preparing animals for surgery through local and general anesthetic.

  • Thoracic and abdominal radiograph
  • Intravenous injection
  • Urine sample collection and urinalysis
  • Nail trimming
  • Fluorescein stain test
  • Instrument pack sterilization
  • General anesthesia monitoring
  • Vaccinations
  • Surgical scrubbing procedures
  • Lab operations
  • Canine and feline intubation
  • Wound treatment
  • Surgical procedures and support
  • Patient Positioning
Work History
03/2012 to Current Senior Veterinary Technician Vacasa | Saint Petersburg, FL,
  • Conducted preliminary patient workups including gathering patient history information, description of symptoms from owner, and documenting presenting condition.
  • Monitored health and behavior of animals by looking for urine and fecal output, completing weight checks and observing appetite during feeding.
  • Interacted with clients regarding animal health, questions and concerns, education on treatment protocol and general procedures.
  • Collected specimens from patients for laboratory analysis for parasites, blood analysis and culture.
  • Cleaned and disinfected exam areas, equipment and kennels to prevent spread of disease, control odors and maintain healthy environment.
  • Evaluated incoming patients to determine treatment needs and urgency of care.
  • Provided exemplary customer service to owners by answering animal health questions and educating about positive animal care practices.
  • Prepared surgical instrument packs and drapes for use in sterile environments by processing in autoclave under high pressure and high temperature conditions.
  • Assisted veterinary surgeon in Spay/Neuter, mass removal, exploratory, and oral surgeries and procedures across variety of domestic and exotic species of animals.
  • Assisted veterinary surgeon in [Type], [Type] and [Type] surgeries and procedures across variety of domestic and exotic species of animals.
  • Induced anesthesia by inhalation or intravenous, intramuscular, or subcutaneous injection.
  • Implanted subcutaneous identification microchips into animals.
  • Placed endotracheal tub to deliver oxygen and anesthetic gas to patients requiring inhalant anesthesia during surgical procedures.
  • Cared for animals pre-surgery, including administering anesthetics.
  • Educated caregivers and guardians on animal care, nutrition, medical conditions and disease management.
  • Processed financial transactions for clients.
  • Performed dental cleanings using ultrasonic scaler.
  • Euthanized terminally ill patients.
  • Administer medications, vaccines, and treatments as instructed by veterinarian.
03/2018 to 11/2020 Canine Physical Rehab Swimmer See Spot Swim | City, STATE,
  • Swam over 10 patients per 8 hours to increase muscle strength and stamina for rehab and extracurricular activities.
  • Conferred with staff and clients to discuss and evaluate patient information for planning, modifying, and coordinating treatment.
  • Assisted staff by answering phones, scheduling appointments, filing documents and processing payments.
10/2011 to 12/2011 Veterinary Technician Extern John G Shedd Aquarium | City, STATE,
  • Performed most clinical skills as listed above in skills.
  • Performed endoscope setup and assistance, gruel preparation, training sessions,
  • Induced anesthesia and monitored
  • Stocked inventory
  • Used MEDArks for record keeping
  • PE evaluation
  • Ultrasound
  • Some microbiology
  • Assisted doctors where needed.
06/2001 to 05/2011 Manager Burger King | City, STATE,
  • Adjusted job assignments and schedules to keep pace with dynamic business needs, factoring in processes, employee knowledge and customer demands.
  • Collaborated with team members to complete orders.
  • Prepared and cooked food orders for customers by noting customizations and portion sizes.
  • Adhered to company safety standards, including OSHA and sanitary procedures.
  • Distributed food to wait staff quickly during busy peak periods to drive customer satisfaction.
  • Checked completed orders for accuracy and bagged meals for easy carrying.
  • Performed shift change tasks each day to keep store efficient and neat.
  • Scanned shelves and product cases for expired stock and discarded outdated or spoiled items.
  • Wiped counters and sanitized equipment to maintain clean food prep and dining areas.
  • Maintained clean, sanitized and well-organized food preparation zones.
  • Prepared cooking supplies, ingredients and workstations during opening and closing procedures to maximize efficiency.
  • Cooked batches of food according to standard recipes.
  • Prepared and expedited food orders to support waitstaff and other team members.
  • Washed, peeled and cut fruits and vegetables in advance to save time on food preparation.
  • Replenished condiments, beverages and supplies while maintaining cleanliness of service areas.
Expected in 12/2011 Associate of Science | Veterinary Medicine (Pre-Veterinarian) Fox College Of Veterinary Medicine, Tinley Park , GPA:

Certified veterinary technician- Pending VTNE results

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School Attended

  • Fox College Of Veterinary Medicine

Job Titles Held:

  • Senior Veterinary Technician
  • Canine Physical Rehab Swimmer
  • Veterinary Technician Extern
  • Manager


  • Associate of Science

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