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

Detailed and analytical Veterinary Technician with 16 years of animal care experience and specific expertise in Surgical and hospitalized cases. Accomplished in building relationships with clients when delivering exceptional animal care. Can effectivly lead a team as the head technician.

Skills
  • Collecting specimens for analysis
  • General anesthesia recovery
  • Parasitic visual exams
  • Customer service skills
  • Modified Robert Jones bandage
  • Medical history
  • Intramuscular injection
  • Monitoring recovery
  • Medication dispensing
  • Maintaining treatment notes
  • Aseptic techniques
  • Client education
Education and Training
On The Job Training / C.E Classes Merced, CA , , Expected in : Veterinary Technology - GPA :
Atwater High School Atwater, CA Expected in 06/2003 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Experience
Providence Health & Services - Surgical Technician
Mission Hills, CA, 03/2016 - 07/2020
  • Cleaned and sterilized operating rooms.
  • Collected and prepared tissue specimens for laboratory analysis.
  • Handed instruments and supplies to surgeons during procedures.
  • Set up equipment, tools and supplies needed for procedures and organize instruments as directed in surgeons' preference cards.
  • Facilitated invasive, non-invasive, and minimally-invasive procedures by creating safe and functional operating room environments.
  • Analyzed patient chart data and identification to verify accurate information.
  • Rendered aid to patients experiencing life-threatening emergencies during surgical procedures.
  • Created and maintained sterile operating fields to minimize infection risks.
  • Dressed wounds with antiseptic compounds and sterile coverings to protect surgical sites and promote healing.
  • Organized instruments and supplies to optimize surgical team efficiency.
  • Developed effective strategies to streamline organizational performance, increase revenues and boost productivity.
  • Performed pre-operative and post-operative examinations to check patients' vitals and health status.
  • Managed and maintained surgical suites by sterilizing equipment and [Task].
  • Reviewed physician orders to appropriately count and dispense pre-operative and post-operative medications.
  • Communicated with patients after surgery to assess recovery and mitigate complications.
Live Nation Entertainment Inc - Head Technician
West Palm Beach, FL, 05/2010 - 02/2016
  • Attended to sick or injured animals by securing veterinary care and notifying owners quickly of pet's condition.
  • Scrubbed, counted, and packed surgical instruments and drapes into surgi-packs for autoclave sterilization.
  • Triaged incoming patients arriving for scheduled appointments or on emergent bases to route to appropriate surgeon or treatment area.
  • Provided direct care for animal patients in pre and post-operative recovery, closely monitoring vital signs and progress.
  • Managed clinic operations, including supervising vet techs, scheduling and appointments.
  • Monitored patient vital signs during surgical procedures, and notified veterinarian of changes in stability.
  • Assisted with dental procedures, including smoothing, filing, polishing, and removal of calculus, soft deposits, plaque and stains.
  • Performed physical examinations and record case history, weight, temperature and other vitals.
  • Reviewed vaccination records, and prepare and administer vaccinations according to clinic protocols.
  • Operated x-ray machines and exposed radiographic films.
  • Performed routine laboratory procedures such as hematology, microbiology, parasitology, exfoliative cytology, blood chemistry, coprology, urinalysis and serology.
  • Assisted veterinarian with surgical procedures by assembling and sterilizing instruments and administering anesthesia.
  • Administered and monitored anesthesia for surgeries and operations.
  • Collected urine by expression cystocentesis, or catheterization.
  • Used IDEXX to analyze bloodwork and samples and diagnose conditions and diseases.
  • Operated anesthetic machines, oxygen equipment and monitoring equipment.
  • Performed imaging with ultrasound and x-ray and interpreted results.
  • Restrained and stabilized animals during examination and treatment to safeguard against accidental injuries.
  • Conducted initial exams on pets, took vital signs and collected samples for lab.
  • Interpreted lab results to diagnose veterinary disorders and recommend treatment plans to veterinarian.
  • Provided direct care for animal patients in post-operative recovery, closely monitoring vital signs and progress.
  • Prepared and labeled medications and informed client of administration techniques.
Cleveland Clinic - Lead Surgical Technician
Bath, OH, 09/2004 - 01/2009
  • Maintained reusable surgical instrumentation and equipment, including decontamination, cleaning, sterilizing, storing and distributing.
  • Effectively supported surgeons in fast-paced healthcare environments, resulting in better patient care and less pain medication post-surgery.
  • Used hemostatic clamps, suture ligatures, and electrocautery equipment to control bleeding.
  • Prepared day surgery and operating rooms for patients by ordering and stocking equipment and supplies.
  • Collaborated with operating room staff to cultivate efficiency and prepare for scheduled and emergency procedures.
  • Facilitated invasive, non-invasive, and minimally-invasive procedures by creating safe and functional operating room environments.
  • Set up equipment, tools and supplies needed for procedures and organize instruments as directed in surgeons' preference cards.
  • Reviewed surgical requirements and prepped operating room with appropriate tools, equipment and instruments.
  • Used diagnostic equipment and monitored patients during procedures using specialized machines.
  • Adhered to OSHA protocols when sterilizing instruments, discarding medical supplies and disposing of waste.
  • Utilized Cornerstone and Avimark to compile data gathered from various sources.
  • Recognized by management for providing exceptional customer service.
  • Earned reputation for good attendance and hard work.
  • Improved operations by working with team members and customers to find workable solutions.
  • Collaborated with others to discuss new protocols to save time and increase revenue

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • On The Job Training / C.E Classes
  • Atwater High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Surgical Technician
  • Head Technician
  • Lead Surgical Technician

Degrees

  • Some College (No Degree)
  • High School Diploma

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