veterinary assistant resume example with 3+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Responsible and dedicated animal care professional with proven abilities in cleaning cages and managing supplies. Meets animal needs with compassion and love for every creatures. Offers excellent time management, multitasking and organizational skills. Ambitious student pursuing Associates degree. Adaptable and driven with strong work ethic and motivation to thrive in team-based or individually motivated settings. Committed job seeker with a history of meeting company needs with consistent and organized practices. Skilled in working under pressure and adapting to new situations and challenges to best enhance the organizational brand. Organized and motivated employee eager to apply time management and organizational skills in various environments. Seeking entry-level opportunities to expand skills while facilitating company growth.

  • Customer Service
  • Decision Management
  • Proper Animal Restraint
  • Equipment Preparation
  • Bookkeeping and Accounting
  • Handling Software
Veterinary Assistant, 01/2022 - Current
Summit Veterinary Referral Center Tacoma, WA,
  • Assisted veterinarians in examining animals.
  • Restrained and stabilized animals during examination and treatment to prevent injuries.
  • Obtained information and history from clients to maintain medical charts.
  • Communicated with veterinarians and staff members to maintain patient flow.
  • Assisted doctors and technicians by soothing upset or frightened animals.
  • Advised clients on animal care, nutrition and behavior problems.
  • Monitored post-surgical pet care and administered medication under vet direction.
  • Supported euthanasia procedures and disposal following regulations and owner preferences.
  • Performed laboratory tests, x-rays and other diagnostic tests to check animal health.
  • Offered every owner exceptional customer service and support as well as top-notch care to each animal.
  • Handled and restrained animals following safety requirements and procedures.
  • Operated radiographic and ultrasound equipment.
  • Trained new veterinary staff on office procedures and requirements.
  • Delivered attentive, courteous service to promote overall patron satisfaction.
Assistant Manager, 01/2021 - 01/2022
Rutgers University New Brunswick, NJ,
  • Organized schedules, workflows and shift coverage to meet expected business demands.
  • Maintained inventory accuracy by counting stock-on-hand and reconciling discrepancies.
  • Delegated daily tasks to team members to optimize group productivity.
  • Collaborated with store manager to develop strategies for achieving sales and profit goals.
  • Enforced company policies and procedures to strengthen operational standards across departments.
  • Directed and led employees, supervising activities to drive productivity and efficiency.
  • Secured revenue, accurately monitoring transactions and deposits to eliminate discrepancies.
  • Completed thorough opening, closing and shift change functions to maintain operational standards each day.
  • Resolved customer inquiries and complaints requiring management-level escalation.
  • Remained calm and professional in stressful circumstances and effectively diffused tense situations.
  • Recruited and trained new employees to meet job requirements.
  • Interviewed prospective employees and provided input to HR on hiring decisions.
  • Implemented organization systems for financial reports, schedules and inventory control to improve efficiency and productivity.
Cashier, 10/2020 - 07/2021
Jack In The Box, Inc. Aubrey, TX,
  • Operated cash register or POS system to receive payment by cash, check and credit card.
  • Accepted cash and credit card payments, issued receipts and provided change.
  • Answered customer questions and provided store information.
  • Delivered high level of customer service to patrons using active listening and engagement skills.
  • Completed daily recovery tasks to keep areas clean and neat for maximum productivity.
  • Trained new team members in cash register operation, stock procedures and customer services.
  • Verified customer age requirement for alcohol or tobacco purchases.
Sterilization Technician, 01/2020 - 10/2020
Dupage Medical Group Lisle, IL,
  • Maintained detailed records of sterilization procedures, equipment maintenance and supplies.
  • Assembled, documented and packaged instrumentation and sets according to individual department protocols.
  • Monitored surgery schedules daily, identifying potential needs for cases.
  • Prepared trays, instrument packs and surgical sets.
  • Changed autoclave charts daily by dating and initialing each chart load.
  • Monitored biological and chemical wash solution to determine quality and consistency for decontamination of instruments and medical equipment.
  • Set proper temperature, pressure and parameters for steam machines to prepare for instrument cleaning.
  • Placed orders and restocked supplies for decontamination area.
  • Sterilized dental equipment and examination rooms in accordance with infection control policies.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2021
Douglas County High School - Minden, NV
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School Attended

  • Douglas County High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Veterinary Assistant
  • Assistant Manager
  • Cashier
  • Sterilization Technician


  • High School Diploma

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