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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Dependable technician skillful in handling animals in excess to 150 pounds. Demonstrated history of building strong client relationships and bonds with pets. Maintains order when caring for multiple animals with diverse temperaments. Well-versed in patient communication both to the client and the veterinarians.

Skills
  • Laboratory Testing
  • Clear Communication
  • Post-surgical Monitoring
  • Diagnostic Equipment
  • Euthanasia Assistance
  • Cleaning and Sanitizing
  • Humane Animal Restraints
  • Bathing and Nail Clipping
  • Treatment and Research Records
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Animal Vaccinations
  • Surgery and Procedure Preparation
  • Client Relations
  • Animal Loading and Unloading
  • Equipment Sterilization
  • Physical Examinations
Work History
Vet Technician, 11/2018 to 11/2021
AzaMilwaukee, WI,


  • Recorded symptoms and documented medical observations to inform treatment decisions.
  • Carefully clipped nails and trimmed hair around pads and paws, using gentle approach for anxious pets.
  • Assisted senior staff with blood analyses and physical assessments.
  • Cleaned and disinfected exam areas, surgical equipment and kennels to prevent diseases and control odors.
  • Walked pets outside throughout each shift to prevent accidents in group play areas and on bedding.
  • Prepared surgical instrument packs and drapes for use in sterile environments by processing in autoclave under high pressure and high temperature conditions.
  • Triaged incoming patients to determine treatment needs and urgency of care.
  • Answered owner animal health questions and advised on best care practices.
  • Assessed paws, ears and eyes for injuries or infections as part of initial evaluation.
  • Protected animals from care errors by maintaining clear and secure tags.
  • Restocked supplies and rotated items to maintain efficient operations and prevent expiration of perishable goods.
  • Kept animals clean and free of contaminants to promote optimal health.
  • Performed basic wound care and other medical aid, working with veterinarians to handle advanced cases.
  • Collected animal waste produced on walks and discarded in trash or approved receptacles.
  • Followed effective process for bathing and grooming dogs to remove dirt, loose hair, parasites and hair mats.
  • Swabbed ears to remove wax and dirt, removing extra hair to allow air to circulate freely and avoid infection.
  • Monitored animal behavior and completed examinations to identify illnesses, injuries or potential diseases.
  • Mixed and administered special food formulas to individual animals based on unique dietary needs.
  • Contributed to client retention by consistently providing outstanding customer service to both clients and pets.
  • Cared for sick or injured animals by seeking out veterinary care and notifying owners.
Vet Technician/Kennel Technician, 02/2013 to 11/2018
Common SpiritMesa, AZ,
  • Performed pet intake to gain necessary information concerning health, behaviors, potential allergies and other details to provide complete records and methods of owner contact.
  • Protected animals from care errors by maintaining clear and secure tags.
  • Restocked supplies and rotated items to maintain efficient operations and prevent expiration of perishable goods.
  • Mixed and administered special food formulas to individual animals based on unique dietary needs.
  • Contributed to client retention by consistently providing outstanding customer service to both clients and pets.
  • Cared for sick or injured animals by seeking out veterinary care and notifying owners.
  • Maintained and updated daily log of time spent with dogs for calculating payments, itemizing activities and services provided.
  • Met with clients to discuss cut and style preferences prior to caring for animals.
  • Kept cages, kennels, play yards and grooming areas neat and clean.
  • Followed pet care instructions for dietary needs and medication regimens.
  • Maintained animal health and wellbeing by brushing coat, trimming nails, cleaning ears and providing other types of basic care.
  • Consulted with veterinarians to diagnose problems and administered prescribed treatments.
  • Supported animal wellbeing by caring for both physical and mental health needs through strategies such as regular exercise.
  • Reset procedure rooms between appointments and disinfected equipment.
  • Followed specific food and water schedules for different animal species.
  • Monitored animals for behavioral problems and signs of health issues.
  • Managed facility laundry, cleaning and restocking.
  • Restrained animals safely during exams and procedures.
  • Supported animal surgeries by preparing animals, maintaining surgical equipment and monitoring animal condition after surgery.
  • Prepared surgical instrument packs and drapes for use in sterile environments by processing in autoclave under high pressure and high temperature conditions.
  • Recorded symptoms and documented medical observations to inform treatment decisions.
  • Collected, prepared and labeled samples for laboratory testing, culture and microscopic examination.
  • Collected patient biopsies and blood samples for laboratory analysis.
Intake Tech , 10/2011 to 02/2013
Tupelo Lee Humane SocietyCity, STATE,
  • Maintained patient charts by documenting information to reflect updated health issues and most recent medical treatment.
  • Discussed policies with clients dropping off animals to facility
  • Administering vaccines and flea meds to dogs and cats
  • Accessing general health state of abandoned animals brought in by law enforcement.
  • Doing a general count of each animal on the premises and the state of their health.
Surgery Tech , 04/2011 to 02/2013
North Mississippi Low Cost Spay And Neuter ClinicCity, STATE,
  • Restrained animals safely during exams and procedures.
  • Recorded symptoms and documented medical observations to inform treatment decisions.
  • Answered owner animal health questions and advised on best care practices.
  • Cleaned and disinfected exam areas, surgical equipment and kennels to prevent diseases and control odors.
  • Prepared surgical instrument packs and drapes for use in sterile environments by processing in autoclave under high pressure and high temperature conditions.
  • Supported animal surgeries by preparing animals, maintaining surgical equipment and monitoring animal condition after surgery. Including shaving surgery sites.
  • Educated caregivers and pet owners on animal care post surgery
  • Discussing surgery procedures and policies asking questions about general health
Education
: General Studies, Expected in to Itawamba Community College - Fulton, MS
GPA:

Attended two years and maintained a 3.0 gpa

High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1998 to Shades Valley High School - Irondale, AL
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Itawamba Community College
  • Shades Valley High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Vet Technician
  • Vet Technician/Kennel Technician
  • Intake Tech
  • Surgery Tech

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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