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

I have always wanted to work in veterinary field. And now I am on my way to be a great specialist.

I am motivated to learn, grow and excel in veterinary field. I am an enthusiastic team player with some experience working with animals in a variety of settings. Building positive, trusting relationships with both owners and pets is one of my favorite things to do. And I am eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills.

I have several years of experience working in animal shelters, ridings schools and veterinary offices.

I am comfortable with handling dogs of all breeds and sizes, committed to well-being of dogs and peace of mind of owners. I am patient and personable, focusing on building and maintaining trusting relationships with shy, aggressive, and withdrawn animals.

I work hard to provide top-notch animal care and services while creating a positive customer experience.

Skills
  • Animal restraint
  • Pre-anesthetic preparation
  • Patient bathing
  • Gowning and gloving procedures
  • Problem resolution
  • Relationship building
  • Microsoft Office
  • Working collaboratively
  • Critical thinking
  • Decision-making
  • Fluent in Russian
Experience
Veterinary Assistant, 01/2021 - Current
Vetcor Blue Springs, MO,
  • Assisted veterinarians in a private animal clinic.
  • Restrained animals during veterinary procedures.
  • Weighed animals, took the temperature, cleaned ears, cut nails.
  • Cleaned and disinfected exam rooms, surgery room, equipment, and kennels to prevent the spread of disease, control odors, and maintain a healthy environment.
  • Assisted the veterinarian with wound care, vaccine administration, and surgery.
  • Filled prescriptions and refills for clients.
  • Processed surgical instrument packs and drapes in an autoclave.
  • Sterilized instruments and equipment for necessary procedures.
  • Followed all pet care instructions to the letter, including dietary requirements and medication schedules.
  • Administered routine, post-operative, and daily treatments to animals in collaboration with the veterinarian.
  • Monitored up to animals for anesthesia recovery, vital signs, and activity levels in the post-operative care unit.
  • Provided pre-surgery care for animals.
  • Assisted veterinarians and technicians using ultrasound and x-ray to perform imaging.
  • Collected feces, urine, or other bodily fluids for examination and analysis.
  • Bathed, trimmed, and provided other grooming services for domestic pets.
  • Monitored and maintained food and water of boarded animals according to animal dietary health guidelines.
  • Gave medications to animals in treatment on a regular, scheduled basis and kept track of any changes in their health.
  • Assisted veterinarians in performing basic exams and tests for all species of patients, such as dogs, cats, rabbits, guinea pigs.
  • Was in charge of restraint and management of frightened and active animals.
  • Measured the temperature, heart rate, and lung sounds of the animals.
  • Used an effective bathing and grooming procedure for dogs to remove dirt, loose hair, parasites, and hair mats.
  • Cages, kennels, play yards, and grooming areas were kept neat and clean by me.
  • Trained new veterinary staff on office procedures and requirements.
  • Stocked treatment rooms with appropriate supplies.
Kennel Worker, 05/2020 - 01/2021
Full Pet Services City, STATE,
  • Monitored and maintained food and water of boarded animals according to animal dietary health guidelines.
  • Cleaned living spaces and cages of animals.
  • Kept boarding areas clean and organized to promote animal welfare.
  • Followed all pet care instructions to the letter, including dietary requirements and medication schedules.
  • Gave animals medicine and kept track of their health after they were treated.
  • Kept the animals healthy and happy by brushing their coats, trimming their nails, cleaning their ears, and providing other basic care.
  • Used an effective bathing and grooming procedure for dogs to remove dirt, loose hair, parasites, and hair mats.
  • Cages, kennels, play yards, and grooming areas were kept neat and clean by me.
  • Assisted groomers, prepared dogs for grooming.
  • Refilled shampoo bottles, sanitized clippers, combs and brushes and placed clean towels at each station following shift completion.
  • Walked animals outside to avoid accidents in play areas or bedding.
Translator-editor, 06/2018 - 03/2020
Moscow Publishing House City, STATE,
  • Translated historical books from German/English into Russian.
  • Proofread translations to identify and correct punctuation, grammatical and translation errors.
  • Translated client documents between languages.
  • Reviewed and analyzed briefing materials before translations.
  • Developed understanding of specialized translation concepts by consulting subject matter experts.
  • Cross-referenced dictionaries and thesauruses for slang and nuanced terminology.
  • Created glossaries and terminology databases to produce translations.
Education and Training
Master of Science: Linguistics, Pedagogy, Expected in 07/2008
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Magnitogorsk State University - Magnitogorsk, Russia,
GPA:
Status -
Associate of Science: Veterinarian Assisting, Expected in
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Penn Foster College - Scottsdale, AZ,
GPA:
Status -
Languages
Russian :
Native/ Bilingual:
Negotiated :
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German :
Limited:
Negotiated :
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School Attended

  • Magnitogorsk State University
  • Penn Foster College

Job Titles Held:

  • Veterinary Assistant
  • Kennel Worker
  • Translator-editor

Degrees

  • Master of Science
  • Associate of Science

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