Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Kind and attentive Veterinary Assistant with several years of experience helping pet owners care for beloved animals. Dedicated to guaranteeing each animal receives necessary attention and care. Knowledgeable in animal behavior and wound care. Comfortable with handling all breeds and sizes of dogs and cats.

  • Hard-working
  • Organized
  • Responsible
  • Efficient
  • Creative
  • Effective leader
  • Friendly and likeable
  • Excellent customer service
  • Dependable
  • Team Leader
  • Managing
  • Adaptable
Work History
06/2020 to Current
Veterinary Assistant Always Best Care Longmont, CO,
  • Provided excellent, thorough care for patients.
  • Assisted Veterinarian in performing basic exams and tests such as heartworm and other bloodwork for patients.
  • Managed medical intervention and therapy for animals in collaboration with veterinarian.
  • Collected specimens from patients for laboratory analysis for parasites, blood analysis and culture.
  • Monitored health and behavior of animals by looking for urine and fecal output, completing weight checks and observing appetite during feeding.
  • Cleaned and disinfected exam areas, equipment and kennels to prevent spread of disease, control odors and maintain healthy environment.
  • Conducted preliminary patient workups including gathering patient history information, description of symptoms from owner, and documenting presenting condition.
  • Evaluated incoming patients to determine treatment needs and urgency of care.
  • Followed all pet care instructions, including dietary needs and medication regimens.
  • Prepared surgical instrument packs and drapes for use in sterile environments by processing in autoclave under high pressure and high temperature conditions.
  • Provided exemplary customer service to owners by answering animal health questions and educating about positive animal care practices.
  • Processed new patients and updated client records with key information using 'Petware'.
  • Resolved conflicts and negotiated mutually beneficial agreements between parties.
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
11/2016 to Current
Kennel Technician American Veterinary Group Tifton, GA,
  • Provided pet owners with excellent customer service and compassionate care for their pets.
  • Cleaned kennels, animal holding areas, examination and operating rooms.
  • Administering medication to animals, including insulin injections.
  • Bathed, trimmed and provided other grooming services for pets
  • Recorded activity and noted any unusual behavior or medical issues.
  • Educated animal owners regarding feeding, general care, medical conditions and treatment when necessary.
  • Administered routine, post-operative and daily treatments to animals in collaboration with the veterinarian.
  • Aided in examining animals to determine the nature of disease and injuries.
  • Assisted veterinarian with wound treatment, administration of injections, and other operations.
  • Acquired position of ‘Team Leader’ to act as a stand-in manager on weekends, or where the manager could not be present.
  • Performed ‘Team Leader’ responsibilities including managing staff and scheduling, training new employees, caring for isolated and quarantined animals in addition to animals with medical conditions that required specific treatment, administering controlled substances to animals, contacting veterinarian to report condition of animals, administering newly prescribed medication and treatment according to veterinarian’s instruction, updating animals’ medical records, and contacting owners when necessary.
  • Monitored animals in post-operative care unit for anesthesia recovery, vital signs and activity levels.
  • Processed new patients and updated client records with key information using 'Cornerstone'.
  • Utilized a phone application, 'Vitus Vet', to communicate medical and boarding updates with clients.
04/2016 to Current
Pet Sitter Self Employed City, STATE,
  • Contributed to client retention by consistently providing outstanding customer service to both clients and pets.
  • Followed all pet care instructions, including dietary needs and medication regimens.
  • 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.
  • Skillfully helped treat animal skin, eyes and other parts with ointments and other medications.
  • Administered medications or wellness protocols including parasite preventative, vitamins and supplements, and treatments for acute conditions.
  • Supported optimal animal health and comfort with frequent bedding changes.
  • Kept animal coats clean and healthy with regular washing, grooming and trimming.
  • Fed, watered and cared for different types of farm animals, including goats, sheep and chickens.
  • Exercised animals regularly with walks and rigorous play activities.
  • Managed pet safety and wellness in owners' absence by securing yard gates and removing items that could make pets sick.
  • 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.
Expected in
High School Diploma:
Millbrook High School - Raleigh, NC

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