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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

I grew up on a dairy farm and have worked with all types of animals. I genuinely love every aspect of veterinary medicine and strive to gain knowledge and my technicians license. I am an assistant eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of appointments and animal handling, care and training in surgery Motivated to learn, grow and excel in veterinary medicine.

Skills
  • Lab Operations
  • Fecal, Urine and Blood Testing
  • Surgical procedures and support
  • Emergency and preventive care
  • Medication Administration
  • Emergency pet care
  • Vaccinations
  • Proper animal restraint
  • Chronic and acute conditions
  • Surgical safety
  • Animal diagnostics
  • General anesthesia monitoring
  • Animal behavior knowledge
  • Effective owner communication
  • Pet owner rapport
  • Chart management
  • Illness assessment and treatment
Work History
02/2020 to Current Vet Assistant,+vet +assistant +resume Scheels Sports | Minot, ND,
  • Triaged incoming patients to determine treatment needs and urgency of care.
  • Answered owners' animal health questions and educated on healthy animal care practices.
  • Processed new patients and updated client records with key information using cornerstone.
  • Cared for animals pre-surgery, including administering anesthetics.
  • Managed medical intervention and therapy for animals in collaboration with veterinarian.
  • Prepared surgical instrument packs and drapes for use in sterile environments by processing in autoclave under high pressure and high temperature conditions.
  • Positioned animals for diagnostic imaging such as x-rays.
  • Administered medications to animals in treatment on regular, scheduled basis and documented any changes in condition.
  • Conducted preliminary patient workups including gathering patient history information, description of symptoms from owner, and documenting presenting condition.
  • Assisted technician in performing basic exams and tests such as fecal and blood analysis for all species of patients.
  • Assisted veterinary surgeon in spay/neuter and abdominal surgeries and procedures across variety of domestic and exotic species of animals.
  • Cleaned and disinfected exam areas, equipment and kennels to prevent spread of disease, control odors and maintain healthy environment.
  • Monitored urine and fecal output, completed weight checks and observed appetite during feeding.
  • Collected specimens from patients for laboratory analysis for parasites, blood analysis and culture.
  • Monitored up to 3 animals in post-operative care unit for anesthesia recovery, vital signs and activity levels.
  • Practiced veterinary medicine with emphasis on preventive care, chronic disease management, and emergency medicine in small animals.
  • Reviewed pet health history, examined animals, conducted tests and prescribed treatments for diagnosed conditions.
  • Teamed with 4 other veterinarians in large mixed practice to deliver are services for approximately 100 patients per week.
  • Communicated with pet owners regarding pet diagnosis, prognosis and treatment.
  • Managed medication administration, dispensed prescriptions and replenished inventory, carefully accounting for controlled substances.
  • Gathered pet health histories and symptoms to identify root cause of medical issues.
02/2010 to 08/2018 Receptionist Homelife Builders | City, STATE,
  • Answered telephone calls to field inquiries from clients, vendors and various other callers seeking information.
  • Routed incoming mail and messages to relevant personnel without delay.
  • Drafted professional memos, letters and marketing copy to support business objectives and growth.
  • Assisted in administrative duties for office team, including making phone calls, copies and schedules.
01/2006 to 08/2008 Veterinary Assistant/ Technician Henderson Valley Animal Clinic | City, STATE,
  • Triaged incoming patients to determine treatment needs and urgency of care.
  • Answered owners' animal health questions and educated on healthy animal care practices.
  • Processed new patients and updated client records with key information using cornerstone.
  • Cared for animals pre-surgery, including administering anesthetics.
  • Managed medical intervention and therapy for animals in collaboration with veterinarian.
  • Prepared surgical instrument packs and drapes for use in sterile environments by processing in autoclave under high pressure and high temperature conditions.
  • Positioned animals for diagnostic imaging such as x-rays.
  • Conducted preliminary patient workups including gathering patient history information, description of symptoms from owner, and documenting presenting condition.
  • Administered medications to animals in treatment on regular, scheduled basis and documented any changes in condition.
  • Bathed and dipped dogs afflicted with mange or parasitic infestations and applied specific medications for itch relief.
  • Assisted Job title in performing basic exams and tests such as fecal and blood analysis for all species of patients.
  • Cleaned and disinfected exam areas, equipment and kennels to prevent spread of disease, control odors and maintain healthy environment.
  • Monitored urine and fecal output, completed weight checks and observed appetite during feeding.
  • Collected specimens from patients for laboratory analysis for parasites, blood analysis and culture.
  • Monitored up to Number animals in post-operative care unit for anesthesia recovery, vital signs and activity levels.
  • Practiced veterinary medicine with emphasis on preventive care, chronic disease management, and emergency medicine in small animals.
  • Reviewed pet health history, examined animals, conducted tests and prescribed treatments for diagnosed conditions.
  • Gathered pet health histories and symptoms to identify root cause of medical issues.
  • Worked with local animal rescue organizations, wildlife officers and county shelter to provide veterinary services to animals on pro bono basis.
Education
Expected in 06/1994 Diploma | Charlevoix Middle/ High School, Charlevoix, MI GPA:
Expected in 2022 Veterinary Technician | Animal Sciences Ashworth College, Norcross, GA GPA:

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School Attended

  • Charlevoix Middle/ High School
  • Ashworth College

Job Titles Held:

  • Vet Assistant,+vet +assistant +resume
  • Receptionist
  • Veterinary Assistant/ Technician

Degrees

  • Diploma
  • Veterinary Technician

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