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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - resumesample@example.com - -
Summary

I am a devoted Veterinary Assistant versed in balancing administrative responsibilities with delivering quality veterinary care. I am focused on creating a calm, inviting office setting to put pet owners and pets at ease. I have excellent time management and relationship-building skills with animals and people alike. I am an attentive Veterinary Assistant accomplished in handling physically-demanding work in busy environments. I seeks out opportunities to improve office operations and animal care and eager to learn new things. I am highly knowledgeable about veterinary best practices and regulatory requirements. I have great customer service skills and able to assist the clients with any questions or concerns they may have or do anything I can to find an answer. I always try to have a positive attitude and work hard and efficiently.

Skills
  • Patient bathing
  • Pre-anesthetic preparation
  • Technologically savvy
  • Reception area maintenance
  • Lab animal restraint
  • Proficient in V-tech and E-Vet
  • Team building
  • Relationship building
  • Multitasking
  • Problem resolution
  • Organization
  • Collaboration
  • Data management
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Sternal and lateral recumbency restraint
  • Schirmer tear test
  • Parasitic visual exams
  • Medical history
  • Suture removal
  • Administering subcutaneous medication
  • Subcutaneous injection
  • Medication labeling
  • Maintaining treatment notes
  • Medication dispensing
  • Explaining treatment
  • Elizabethan collar application
  • Monitoring recovery
  • Vital signs
  • Collecting specimens for analysis
  • Ear cleaning
Experience
09/2018 to Current
Veterinary Assistant University Of Florida Gainesville, FL,
  • Restrained and stabilized animals during examination and treatment to prevent injuries.
  • Scrubbed, counted and packed surgical instruments and drapes for autoclave sterilization.
  • Documented and tracked treatment activities.
  • Administered immunizations, blood plasma and other medications to animals as prescribed by veterinarians.
  • Operated diagnostic equipment such as radiographic and ultrasound equipment.
  • Assisted veterinarians in examining animals.
  • Set up appointments for checkups and scheduled veterinary consultations and surgical visits for approximately 30 animals per day.
  • Interpreted lab results for heartworm testing, parasites and skin scrapings.
  • Collected and documented animal information such as weight, size, physical condition and food intake.
  • Offered every owner exceptional customer service and support as well as top-notch care to each animal.
  • Answered pet owner phone calls and responded to questions while taking messages for staff veterinarians.
  • Reviewed pet records from daily visits and appointments, entering all important data into system.
  • Kennel work- medicating patients, walking dogs and setting up fluid pumps.
  • Placing catheters for surgical patients and hospitalizations
08/2015 to 09/2018
Veterinary Assistant University Of Florida Gainesville, FL,
  • Reviewed pet records from daily visits and appointments, entering all important data into system.
  • Answered pet owner phone calls and responded to questions while taking messages for staff veterinarians.
  • Offered every owner exceptional customer service and support as well as top-notch care to each animal.
  • Collected and documented animal information such as weight, size, physical condition and food intake.
  • Interpreted lab results for heartworm testing, parasites and skin scrapings.
  • Set up appointments for checkups and scheduled veterinary consultations and surgical visits for approximately 15 animals per day.
  • Unloaded and organized supplies and product inventory.
  • Supervised waiting area, mopped floors, and rearranged magazines to maintain office.
  • Trained new veterinary staff on office procedures and requirements.
  • Assisted veterinarians in examining animals.
  • Operated diagnostic equipment such as radiographic and ultrasound equipment.
  • Administered immunizations, blood plasma and other medications to animals as prescribed by veterinarians.
  • Documented and tracked treatment activities.
  • Organized operating room ahead of procedures and assisted veterinarians during surgeries.
  • Scrubbed, counted and packed surgical instruments and drapes for autoclave sterilization.
  • Answering phones, making appointments, answering medical questions
  • Kennel work- walking and medicating dogs.
08/2014 to 09/2015
Assistant Manager Northern Tool Oklahoma City, OK,
  • Secured revenue, accurately monitoring transactions and deposits to eliminate discrepancies.
  • Delegated daily tasks to team members to optimize group productivity.
  • Informed customers about billing procedures, processed payments and provided payment option setup assistance.
  • Set up and activated customer accounts.
  • Answered 25+ inbound calls per day and directed to individuals or departments.
  • Asked probing questions to determine service needs and accurately input information into electronic systems.
  • Documented conversations with customers to track requests, problems and solutions.
  • Made outbound calls to obtain account information.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2011
High School Diploma:
Heritage High School - Conyers, GA
GPA:
Expected in
: General Studies
Georgia Perimeter College - Decatur, GA
GPA:
Expected in
: Veterinary Technology
Penn Foster Career School - Scranton, PA
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended
  • Heritage High School
  • Georgia Perimeter College
  • Penn Foster Career School
Job Titles Held:
  • Veterinary Assistant
  • Veterinary Assistant
  • Assistant Manager
Degrees
  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Some College (No Degree)