veterinary assistant intern resume example with 7+ years of experience

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

Dedicated professional with knowledge of service delivery and proven multitasking abilities. Committed to maintaining professional relationships to increase profitability and drive business results.

  • Supply Ordering and Restocking
  • Surgical Equipment
  • Drug Inventory Oversight
  • Routine Examinations
  • Surgery and Procedure Preparation
  • Treatment and Research Records
  • Immunization Administration
  • Animal Euthanasia Assistance
  • Animal Vaccinations
  • Equipment Preparation
  • Prescriptions Management
  • Animal Feed Preparation
  • Emergency First Aid
  • Customer Monitoring
  • Compiling Data
  • Customer Communication
  • Public Relations Strategy
  • Professional Relationships
  • Flexible and Adaptable
  • Excellent Communication
  • Analytical and Critical Thinking
  • PPE Compliance
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Organization and Time Management
  • Written Communication
  • Multitasking Abilities
  • Active Listening
  • Team building
  • Self-Motivated
  • Good Telephone Etiquette
  • Dependable and Responsible
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Attention to Detail
Work History
Veterinary Assistant Intern, 11/2021 to 12/2021
Mhc Equity Lifestyle PropertiesLebanon, PA,
  • Cleaned and disinfected exam areas, surgical equipment and kennels to prevent diseases and control odors.
  • Prepared surgical instrument packs and drapes for use in sterile environments by processing in autoclave under high pressure and high temperature conditions.
  • Answered owner animal health questions and advised on best care practices.
  • Processed new patients and updated client records with key information using standardized registration systems and encrypted databases.
  • Collected patient biopsies and blood samples for laboratory analysis.
  • Greeted pet owners and went over available services, outlined costs and determined special needs of animals under care.
  • Provided care for animals before surgeries, administering anesthetics as necessary for overall comfort and health.
  • Administered medications to animals in treatment and documented changes in condition.
  • Recorded symptoms and documented medical observations to inform treatment decisions.
  • Triaged incoming patients to determine treatment needs and urgency of care.
  • Walked pets outside throughout each shift to prevent accidents in group play areas and on bedding.
  • Established intravenous drips for ongoing hydration in treatment of canines suffering from parvovirus infections.
  • Assessed paws, ears and eyes for injuries or infections as part of initial evaluation.
  • Assisted senior staff with blood analyses and physical assessments.
  • Swabbed ears to remove wax and dirt, removing extra hair to allow air to circulate freely and avoid infection.
  • Carefully clipped nails and trimmed hair around pads and paws, using gentle approach for anxious pets.
Horse Trainer - Facilities Caretaker , 05/2012 to 07/2019
Save Them All Horse RescueCity, STATE,
  • Maintained clean, neat and hazard-free animal areas to protect individual health and wellbeing.
  • Accustomed animals to training team members and established processes with strategic contact and firm but soothing tones.
  • Talked to or interacted with animals to increase familiarity with human voices or contact.
  • Advised animal owners regarding purchase of specific animals.
  • Assessed animals and consulted with owners about suitability for desired use based on temperament, age and other factors.
  • Tracked metrics such as overall health, behaviors and diet to isolate and address concerns.
  • Quickly learned new skills and applied them to daily tasks, improving efficiency and productivity.
  • Carried out day-day-day duties accurately and efficiently.
  • Demonstrated respect, friendliness and willingness to help wherever needed.
  • Worked flexible hours; night, weekend, and holiday shifts.
  • Performed duties in accordance with applicable standards, policies and regulatory guidelines to promote safe working environment.
  • Maintained energy and enthusiasm in fast-paced environment.
  • Proved successful working within tight deadlines and fast-paced atmosphere.
  • Used critical thinking to break down problems, evaluate solutions and make decisions.
Assistant Activities Director, 07/2013 to 09/2016
Sunrise Senior Assisted LivingCity, STATE,
  • Led daily exercises to promote development and maintenance of physical and mental abilities.
  • Distributed information to news media and social media to inform community of activities.
  • Updated weekly newsletters and calendars with latest plans.
  • Planned and directed activities such as bingo, board games and plays.
  • Designed wide variety of activities to stimulate interest, involvement and engagement of patients.
  • Planned resident outings and special events to mark holidays and celebrate special occasions.
  • Created and delivered recreational programs for small and large groups of residents.
  • Worked with nursing team to identify and document changes in patient mental acuity and physical abilities.
  • Networked with community organizations and leaders for volunteer opportunities and cooperative engagements.
  • Developed monthly life enrichment calendar and published electronically and in print.
  • Performed assessments on activity programs to determine what specific activities were suitable.
  • Maintained running inventory of supplies and purchases to monitor budget expenditures.
: , Expected in 2021 to Animal Behavior College - Valencia, CA,
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2017 to California Virtual Academies - Simi Valley, CA,

ABCCVA - Animal Behavior College Certified Veterinary Assistant

Red Cross Pet CPR & First Aid Certificate

Pet Nutrition Certificate

Pet Fostering Certificate


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School Attended

  • Animal Behavior College
  • California Virtual Academies

Job Titles Held:

  • Veterinary Assistant Intern
  • Horse Trainer - Facilities Caretaker
  • Assistant Activities Director


  • High School Diploma

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