Vet Technician Assistant Resume Example

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

Energetic vet assistant enthusiastically tackles new challenges in busy work settings. Team-oriented with compassion for cats, dogs and other domestic pets. Delivers excellent patient and customer care to contribute to five-star social media ratings and repeat business. Honest and hardworking vet assistant with talents in effectively handling temperamental animals and customizing play sessions. Willing to pitch in and help whenever and wherever needed. Experienced Veterinary Technician with demonstrated ability to deliver comprehensive care to animals at animal rescue facilities and shelters.

  • Post-surgical clean up and OR sanitation
  • Pre-anesthetic preparation
  • Oxidase testing
  • Injectable agent induction
  • Schirmer tear test
  • Suture removal
  • Feline towel restraint
  • Credit card payment processing
  • Retail sales customer service
  • In-store support
  • Store maintenance
  • High-energy attitude
Education and Training
Aragon High School San Mateo, CA Expected in 05/2012 High School Diploma : - GPA :
College of San Mateo San Mateo, CA Expected in Associate of Applied Science : Biology - GPA :
7-Eleven, Inc. - Vet Technician Assistant
Rio Grande City, TX, 08/2018 - Current
  • Assisted grooming staff with nail clipping, fur blow drying and combing out matted fur during high-volume periods, including holidays.
  • Prepared and reviewed records and consent forms.
  • Monitored patient vital signs during surgical procedures, and notified veterinarian of changes in stability.
  • Operated anesthesia machines, oxygen equipment and monitoring equipment.
  • Administered and monitored anesthesia for surgeries and operations.
  • Reviewed vaccination records, and prepare and administer vaccinations according to clinic protocols.
  • Attended to sick or injured animals by securing veterinary care and notifying owners quickly of pet's condition.
  • Performed routine laboratory procedures such as hematology, microbiology, parasitology, exfoliative cytology, blood chemistry, coprology, urinalysis and serology.
  • Collected urine by expression cystocentesis, or catheterization.
  • Assisted veterinarian with treatment of wounds, vaccination administration and operations.
  • Performed physical examinations and record case history, weight, temperature and other vitals.
  • Provided canine rehabilitation services to assist in recovery from injury and surgery.
  • Removed animal waste from kennels, runs and exercise areas, placing in trash receptacles or in-ground septic systems.
  • Used IDEXX to analyze bloodwork and samples and diagnose conditions and diseases.
Banfield Pet Hospital - CSC/Veterinary Technician
City, STATE, 06/2013 - Current
  • Scrubbed, counted, and packed surgical instruments and drapes into surgi-packs for autoclave sterilization.
  • Refilled shampoo bottles, sanitized clippers, combs and brushes and placed clean towels at each station following shift completion.
  • Assisted veterinarian with surgical procedures by assembling and sterilizing instruments and administering anesthesia.
  • Recommended products to sustain optimal wellness, including vitamins and supplements, dental cleaning, flea control, geriatric care and dietary measures.
  • Implemented and ran classes for pet owners on topics pertaining to health and wellness, which improved veterinary hospital's reputation and boosted client satisfaction.
  • Administered oral and rectal radio-opaque materials.
  • Used IDEXX to analyze bloodwork and samples and diagnose conditions and diseases.
  • Managed clinic operations, including supervising vet techs, scheduling and appointments.
  • Interpreted lab results to diagnose veterinary disorders and recommend treatment plans to veterinarian.
  • Restrained and stabilized animals during examination and treatment to safeguard against accidental injuries.
  • Reviewed vaccination records, and prepare and administer vaccinations according to clinic protocols.
  • Developed and monitored physical rehabilitation program, including implementation of protocols and procedures.
  • Provided direct care for animal patients in post-operative recovery, closely monitoring vital signs and progress.
  • Train and mentor other LVT staff.
  • Monitored animals during group play sessions, checking for signs of aggressive or fearful behavior and to prevent biting among dogs.
  • Listened to clients' questions and concerns regarding pets and delivered timely responses and information on treatment protocols and procedures.
  • Operated x-ray machines and exposed radiographic films.
  • Scheduled patient appointments to maintain workflows.
  • Reviewed inventory levels during shifts and placed orders to replenish supplies, including shampoo, canine toothpaste and styptic powder.
YMCA - Lifeguard/Front Desk Receptionist/Swimming Instructor
City, STATE, 08/2013 - 08/2018
  • Protected team members and guests from accidents by following safety protocols and proactively monitoring all building areas for hazards.
  • Prepared daily shift close reports and balanced cash register to accurately reflect all transactions.
  • Welcomed patrons to front desk and engaged in friendly conversations while conducting check-in process.
  • Monitored behaviors for safety violations and took steps to prevent further violations.
  • Maintained neat and clean pool area and clean water at all times.
  • Maintained strong proficiency in CPR, First Aid and rescue techniques to provide optimal support to individuals in distress.
  • Kept equipment in good working order with frequent inspections and minor repairs.
  • Led swimmer instructional lessons with participants of varying ages to share optimal swim techniques and build strength.
  • Worked one-on-one with special needs students, delivering guidance and reassurance.
  • Performed basic life support, including CPR to stabilize individuals prior to ambulance arrival.
Victoria Secret - Cashier/Sales Associate
City, STATE, -
  • Stocked merchandise and completed sales floor recovery tasks to maintain readiness for new customers.
  • Kept store presentable with regular cleaning and organization.
  • Assisted with purchases, locating items and signing up for rewards programs.
  • Engaged customers with friendly smile and knowledgeable support to promote sales and build loyalty.
  • Drove sales and add-on purchases by promoting specific item options to customers.
  • Handled all merchandise returns and exchanges, verifying eligibility of items and customers by examining pieces and receipts.
  • Asked detailed questions to determine appropriate items to fill customer needs.

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School Attended
  • Aragon High School
  • College of San Mateo
Job Titles Held:
  • Vet Technician Assistant
  • CSC/Veterinary Technician
  • Lifeguard/Front Desk Receptionist/Swimming Instructor
  • Cashier/Sales Associate
  • High School Diploma
  • Associate of Applied Science

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