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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 fast-learner who is effective in managing operations. Successful in encouraging team members to work efficiently and meet production targets. Well-organized, self-motivated, and knowledgeable about successful strategies for managing fast-paced work.

Skills
  • Prescription Filling
  • Veterinarian Assistance
  • Relationship Building
  • Supply Ordering and Restocking
  • Cleaning and Sanitizing
  • Equipment Sterilization
  • Equipment Preparation
  • Clinical Symptom Monitoring
  • Client Education
  • Animal Euthanasia Assistance
  • Attention to Detail
  • Patient Recordkeeping
  • Specimen Collection
  • Appointment Scheduling
  • Sales and Upselling
  • Proper Animal Restraint
  • Medication Administration
  • Bookkeeping and Accounting
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Diagnostic Testing
  • Examination Room Oversight
  • Routine Examinations
  • Post-surgical Monitoring
  • Customer Billing
  • Immunization Administration
  • Animal Behavioral Changes
  • Emergency Response
  • Time Management
  • Dental Procedures
  • Medical Charting
  • Problem Resolution
  • Customer Service
  • Patient Check-Ins
  • Gowning and Gloving Procedures
  • Medical Terminology
  • Microsoft Office
  • Medical Diagnosis
  • Basic Animal Care
  • Preventive Care
  • Fecal, Urine and Blood Testing
  • Patient Care Plans
  • Patient Care Monitoring
  • Reception Area Maintenance
  • Medical Triage
  • Venipuncture and Phlebotomy
  • Incident Reporting
  • Anesthetic Administration Assistance
  • Vital Signs Measurement
  • Cash Drawer Balancing
  • Patient Discharge
  • Hospital Staff Support
  • Microchip Administration
  • Wound Care
  • Animal Waste Disposal
Work History
Veterinary Assistant, 10/2021 to Current
Ethos Veterinary Health LlcNatick, MA,
  • Cleaned and disinfected exam areas, surgical equipment and kennels to prevent diseases and control odors.
  • Positioned animals for diagnostic imaging such as x-rays and scans.
  • Administered medications to animals in treatment and documented changes in condition.
  • Recorded symptoms and documented medical observations to inform treatment decisions.
  • Answered owner animal health questions and advised on best care practices.
  • Assisted senior staff with blood analyses and physical assessments.
  • Provided care for animals before surgeries, administering anesthetics as necessary for overall comfort and health.
  • Collected patient biopsies and blood samples for laboratory analysis.
  • Triaged incoming patients to determine treatment needs and urgency of care.
  • Processed new patients and updated client records with key information using standardized registration systems and encrypted databases.
  • Cleaned, sterilized and maintained kennels, operating rooms and surgical equipment.
  • Assisted veterinarian during immunologic, medical, surgical and diagnostic procedures.
  • Prepared surgical instrument packs and drapes for use in sterile environments by processing in autoclave under high pressure and high temperature conditions.
  • Collected and prepared specimens and samples for outside laboratory analysis.
  • Educated clients on post-surgical care and nutrition.
  • Euthanized terminally ill patients.
  • Assisted veterinarian during surgical procedures by creating and maintaining unobstructive surgical fields and passing instruments.
Office Administrator, 02/2017 to 02/2021
Ramboll EnvironMurfreesboro, TN,
  • Interacted with customers by phone, email or in-person to provide information.
  • Answered multi-line phone system, routing calls, delivering messages to staff and greeting visitors.
  • Applied advanced administrative and analytical skills in overseeing day-to-day operational activities.
  • Coordinated communications, financial processing, registration, recordkeeping and other administrative functions.
  • Maintained open communication with customers to foster positive relations and provide updates on issues.
  • Tracked office supplies and restocked low items to keep team members on-task and productive.
  • Evaluated office documentation to check accuracy and complete missing pieces, avoiding delays and maximizing team productivity.
  • Kept accounts and records current by actively pursuing error resolutions and independently correcting problems.
  • Reported on daily office activities to help managers stay on top of dynamic conditions and make proactive decisions.
  • Produced high-quality documents, spreadsheets and presentations for internal and customer-facing needs.
  • Worked with upper management to complete complex projects on tight budgets within specific timelines.
  • Monitored and tracked performance of employees, identifying and targeting areas in need of improvement and further training.
  • Assisted upper management by coordinating travel plans, coordinating special event and taking meeting minutes.
  • Edited subcontractor proposals, project punch lists, transmittals and memorandums for organizational support.
Veterinary Assistant/Receptionist Administrator, 02/2016 to 02/2017
Ethos Veterinary Health LlcHonolulu, HI,
  • Greeted incoming visitors and customers professionally and provided friendly, knowledgeable assistance.
  • Kept reception area clean and neat to give visitors positive first impression.
  • Confirmed appointments, communicated with clients and updated client records.
  • Answered central telephone system and directed calls accordingly.
  • Resolved customer problems and complaints.
  • Responded to inquiries from callers seeking information.
  • Managed multiple tasks and met time-sensitive deadlines.
  • Corresponded with clients through email, telephone or postal mail.
  • Provided clerical support to company employees by copying, faxing and filing documents.
  • Answered phone promptly and directed incoming calls to correct offices.
  • Answered large volume of incoming calls daily to resolve customer issues and schedule appointments.
  • Sorted, received and distributed mail correspondence between departments and personnel.
  • Oversaw inventory materials monitoring, requisitions and supply re-stocking.
Veterinary Assistant, 04/2015 to 02/2016
Animal Medical CenterCity, STATE,
  • Cleaned and disinfected exam areas, surgical equipment and kennels to prevent diseases and control odors.
  • Positioned animals for diagnostic imaging such as x-rays and scans.
  • Administered medications to animals in treatment and documented changes in condition.
  • Recorded symptoms and documented medical observations to inform treatment decisions.
  • Answered owner animal health questions and advised on best care practices.
  • Assisted senior staff with blood analyses and physical assessments.
  • Processed new patients and updated client records with key information using standardized registration systems and encrypted databases.
  • Provided care for animals before surgeries, administering anesthetics as necessary for overall comfort and health.
  • Collected patient biopsies and blood samples for laboratory analysis.
  • Triaged incoming patients to determine treatment needs and urgency of care.
  • Cleaned, sterilized and maintained kennels, operating rooms and surgical equipment.
  • Assisted veterinarian during immunologic, medical, surgical and diagnostic procedures.
  • Prepared surgical instrument packs and drapes for use in sterile environments by processing in autoclave under high pressure and high temperature conditions.
  • Collected and prepared specimens and samples for outside laboratory analysis.
  • Educated clients on post-surgical care and nutrition.
  • Assisted veterinarian during surgical procedures by creating and maintaining unobstructive surgical fields and passing instruments.
  • Euthanized terminally ill patients.
  • Collected and prepared tissues, cellular or microbiological samples by skin scraping, impressions and other non-surgical methods.
Education
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2011 to Crestwood High School - Mantua, OH
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Crestwood High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Veterinary Assistant
  • Office Administrator
  • Veterinary Assistant/Receptionist Administrator
  • Veterinary Assistant

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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