Vet Tech Assistant resume example with 11+ years of experience

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

Dependable, hard working individual with years of experience with animal care, customer care, problem solving, quick thinking and how to appropriately handle stressful situation. Working in the vet clinic and the farm has taught me how to be detail oriented and work diligently all while handling pressure accordingly. Living on a farm I have learned many skills from operating large equipment such as trucks, tractors, skid steers and four-wheelers to minor maintenance on building such as painting, wiring, residing and extensions.

  • Centrifugation and fecal flotation
  • Thoracic and abdominal radiograph
  • Urine sample collection and urinalysis
  • Feline cat bag restraint
  • Instrument pack sterilization
  • Patient Positioning
  • Dietary recommendations
  • Canine and feline intubation
  • Surgical procedures and support
  • Vaccinations
  • Emergency and preventive care
  • Surgical scrubbing procedures
  • Harvesting knowledge
  • Soil preparation
  • Minor repairs
  • Cleaning
  • Harvesting
  • Farm equipment operation
  • Troubleshooting skills
  • Crop management
  • Fast learner
  • Good communication skills
  • Hard working
  • Works well under pressure and in stressful situation
  • Wood working
Lodi High School Lodi, WI Expected in 06/2018 High School Diploma : - GPA :

Certified Equine and Canine Sports Massage Therapist

Work History
Vca Antech, Inc. - Vet Tech Assistant
Benbrook, TX, 01/2018 - Current
  • Preparing surgical instrument packs and drapes for use in sterile environments by processing in pressure cooker under high pressure and high temperature conditions.
  • Administered pre and post medications to animals in surgery
  • Monitor animals under anesthesia, recording vitals every few minutes
  • 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.
  • Monitored health and behavior of animals by looking for urine and fecal output, completing weight checks and observing appetite during feeding.
  • Evaluated incoming patients to determine treatment needs and urgency of care.
  • Fed, walked and bathed animals.
  • Cared for animals pre-surgery, including administering anesthetics.
  • Assisted veterinary surgeon in amputations, orthopedic and laparoscopic surgeries and procedures across variety of domestic and exotic species of animals.
  • Positioned animals for diagnostic imaging such as x-rays.
  • Collected and prepared specimens and samples for outside laboratory analysis.
  • Swabbed ears to remove wax and dirt, removing extra hair to allow air to circulate freely and avoid infection.
  • Lifted 80+ dogs of varying weights and breeds on to the surgery table or exam table on a daily basis.
University Of California - Farm Laborer
Ucpath Center - Riverside, CA, 01/2010 - Current
  • Removed rocks and prepared soil for planting.
  • Inspected corn, wheat, bean and hay fields for crop condition and disease.
  • Operated farm equipment such as tractors and trucks with extreme care and precision.
  • Worked on cultivation plans for crop production operations.
  • Administered feed supplements to cows and other livestock as directed by dad.
  • Checked farmland for issues in need of attention, such as fences to mend and broken pipes to fix.
  • Assist in repairing farm vehicles, including tillers, tractors and trucks to maintain proper working order.
  • Observed animals and notified Dad of any signs of illness.
  • Administer vaccines
  • Castrate calves, hogs, and lambs.
  • Operate feed mill to make an appropriate diet for the cattle, hogs and sheep.
  • Makes sure livestock has clean bedding and are comfortable.
  • Assist with maintenance of barns, wiring, painting and residing.
  • Stack wagons of 15lb. straw and hay bales.
  • Stack 50+ pounds of feed bags.
  • Load and haul 1,200lbs cattle for market and 300lbs hogs for market.
Traditions Spirits - Waitress
Ada, OK, 03/2017 - 10/2017
  • Maintained order efficiency and accuracy through clear communication with kitchen staff, earning numerous recommendations from satisfied customers.
  • Resolved guest and employee complaints to maintain complete customer satisfaction and workforce effectiveness.
  • Collected credit card, cash and gift certificate payments and dispensed change for cash transactions.
  • Greeted new customers, discussed specials, took drink orders and built immediate positive connections with guests.
  • Carried out complete opening, closing and shift change duties to keep restaurant working efficiently and teams ready to meet customer needs.
  • Kept server areas clean and stocked during service hours to increase efficiency while working tables.
  • Inspected dishes and utensils for cleanliness, sending back to be washed again when necessary.
  • Folded napkins and prepared silverware sets to provide adequate supply for host station.
  • Displayed enthusiasm and promoted positive service to customers, successfully increasing referrals and walk-in business.
  • Prepared hot and cold beverages to highest standard while providing guests with legendary customer service.
  • Collaborated with kitchen staff to correctly update customers on unavailable dishes and wait times.
  • Checked identification to enforce age regulations for alcoholic beverages.
  • Prepared beverages and filled food orders for customers.

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School Attended

  • Lodi High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Vet Tech Assistant
  • Farm Laborer
  • Waitress


  • High School Diploma

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