Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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  • Compassionate and caring senior Veterinary Technician student graduating in March with high achievements and proficiency in pharmacology, parasitology, microbiology, hematology, clinical chemistry, anesthesia, dentistry and large animal medicine.
  • Skilled in restraint in a variety of animals and clinical responsibility through animal care experience in various job and volunteer settings.
  • Seeking internship in wildlife or zoological rehabilitation and medicine to gain hands-on experience.
  • Strong technical proficiency with work history in zoo keeping, surgical assistant, shelter tech, veterinary assistant and clerical duties. In-depth knowledge of AVMA and FDA required paperwork coupled with organization.
  • Multilingual and fluent in Spanish, offering solid comprehension of cultural diversity.
  • Physical examination
  • Lab animal restraint
  • Gowning and gloving procedures
  • Diagnostic ECG/EKG tracing
  • Post-surgical clean up and OR sanitation
  • Contrast study
  • Sternal and lateral recumbency restraint
  • Halter placement
  • Injectable agent induction
  • Equine tail wrap
  • Oxidase testing
  • Gram-stained slide preparation
  • Pre-anesthetic preparation
  • Schirmer tear test
  • Monitoring recovery
  • Maintain controlled drug inventory.
  • Medical history
  • Medication labeling
  • Spay and neuter surgeries
  • Ear cleaning
  • Fecal smear testing
  • Maintaining treatment notes
  • Vital signs
  • Administering first aid
  • Suture removal
  • Patient bathing
  • General anesthesia recovery
  • Medication dispensing
  • Modified Robert Jones bandage
  • Administering subcutaneous medication
  • Client education
  • Aseptic techniques
  • Feline towel restraint
  • Bolus medication
  • Collecting specimens for analysis
  • Subcutaneous injection
  • Elizabethan collar application
  • Parasitic visual exams
  • Explaining treatment
  • Intramuscular injection
  • Serology
  • Clinical pathology
Snowboard Instructor, 11/2017 - 03/2020
Bogus Basin Boise, ID,
  • Applied wide range of ski and snowboarding techniques to convey knowledge to students with individualized approach.
  • Handled unsatisfied clients and difficult situations using unparalleled customer service and escalated guest service issues to the customer service office for immediate resolution.
  • Stayed in peak physical condition with high stamina to meet challenging daily demands.
  • Watched weather forecasts and avalanche risk assessments to keep students safe.
  • Maintained strong proficiency in CPR, First Aid and search and rescue techniques to provide optimal support to individuals in distress.
Veterinary Assistant, 03/2019 - 12/2019
Modern Animal Los Angeles, CA,
  • Scrubbed, counted, and packed surgical instruments and drapes into surgi-packs for autoclave sterilization.
  • Operated x-ray machines and exposed radiographic films.
  • Developed educational and marketing materials detailing veterinary services.
  • Performed routine laboratory procedures such as hematology, microbiology, parasitology, exfoliative cytology, blood chemistry, coprology, urinalysis and serology.
  • Calculated payments by keeping accurate daily log of time spent with dogs, detailing activities and services provided.
  • Collected urine by expression cystocentesis, or catheterization.
  • Developed and monitored physical rehabilitation program, including implementation of protocols and procedures.
  • Listened to clients' questions and concerns regarding pets and delivered timely responses and information on treatment protocols and procedures.
  • Conducted initial exams on pets, took vital signs and collected samples for lab.
  • Used IDEXX to analyze bloodwork and samples and diagnose conditions and diseases.
  • Pitched in with laundry duties, including washing, drying and folding towels during busy periods, ensuring consistent workflow.
  • Administered and monitored anesthesia for surgeries and operations.
  • Prepared and reviewed records and consent forms.
  • Assisted veterinarian with surgical procedures by assembling and sterilizing instruments and administering anesthesia.
  • Restrained and stabilized animals during examination and treatment to safeguard against accidental injuries.
  • Assisted veterinarian with treatment of wounds, vaccination administration and operations.
  • Triaged incoming patients arriving for scheduled appointments or on emergent bases to route to appropriate surgeon or treatment area.
  • Reviewed vaccination records, and prepare and administer vaccinations according to clinic protocols.
  • Performed physical examinations and record case history, weight, temperature and other vitals.
  • Operated anesthesia machines, oxygen equipment and monitoring equipment.
Zoo Keeper, 01/2015 - 01/2017
Aza Omaha, NE,
  • Elicited species-specific behaviors by creating and implementing behavioral enrichment activities.
  • Trained animals to follow feeding and safety procedures with operant conditioning.
  • Managed facilities upkeep, including cleaning and restocking housing and habitats.
  • Presented informal educational programs to excite and inform zoo visitors.
  • Adhered to all pet care plans, medication requirements and dietary restrictions while providing care.
  • Administered treatments to sick or injured animals and consulted veterinarians to handle more complex concerns.
  • Prepared food and formulas to meet individual needs of animals under care with safe and nutritious meals.
  • Supported animal health by keeping all areas clean, neat and properly sanitized.
  • Provided direct care for animal patients in post-operative recovery, closely monitoring vital signs and progress.
  • Pitched in with laundry duties, including washing, drying and folding towels during busy periods, ensuring consistent workflow.
  • Observed animals and conducted examinations to identify signs of injury, illness or disease.
  • Treated basic wellness issues such as superficial wounds and called in veterinarian assistance for more complex concerns.
Education and Training
Associate of Applied Science: Veterinary Technology, Expected in 03/2021
Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology - Denver, CO

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