Jessica Claire
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Kind and attentive Veterinary Technician with 4 years of experience helping pet owners care for beloved animals. Dedicated to guaranteeing each pet gets necessary care and attention. Knowledgeable in animal behavior and wound care. I strive to create lasting bonds with the patients I care for and the owners who care for them once they leave. I work towards making sure each owner is knowledgeable in what each unique needs their pets may have be that behavioral, nutritional, or medical. I enjoy working closely with clients to build up return customers who love to tell their friends about their experiences. I am familiar with deep cleaning and making sure a clinic looks its best at all times. I am professional and people oriented. I am well versed in restraint holds on both dogs and cats. I take direction well and am always looking for learning opportunities. I am a team oriented person and good at multitasking.

  • Cleaning and Sanitizing
  • Proper Animal Restraint
  • Prescription Filling
  • Routine Examinations
  • Customer Billing
  • Diagnostic Testing
  • Relationship Building
  • Client Education
  • Attention to Detail
  • Sales and Upselling
  • Animal Euthanasia Assistance
  • Time Management
  • Fecal, Urine and Blood Testing
Work History
Veterinary Assistant/Technician, 06/2017 to Current
National Veterinary AssociatesBristow, VA,
  • Educated caregivers and guardians on animal care, nutrition, medical conditions and disease management.
  • Established intravenous drips for ongoing hydration in treatment of canines suffering from parvovirus infections.
  • Conducted preliminary patient workups including gathering patient history information, description of symptoms from owner, and documenting presenting condition.
  • Carefully clipped nails and trimmed hair around pads and paws, using gentle approach for anxious pets.
  • Maintained accurate pharmacy records and controlled drug, anesthesia and heartworm test logs.
  • Implanted subcutaneous identification microchips into animals.
  • Assessed paws, ears and eyes for injuries or infections as part of initial evaluation.
  • Greeted pet owners and performed intakes to go over array of available services, outline costs and determine special needs of animal while in care.
  • Triaged incoming patients to determine treatment needs and urgency of care.
  • Cared for animals pre-surgery, including administering anesthetics.
  • Processed new patients and updated client records with key information using cornerstone.
  • Answered owners' animal health questions and educated on healthy animal care practices.
  • Swabbed ears to remove wax and dirt, removing extra hair to allow air to circulate freely and avoid infection.
  • Cleaned and disinfected exam areas, equipment and kennels to prevent spread of disease, control odors and maintain healthy environment.
  • Walked pets outside several times per shift to prevent accidents in group play areas and on bedding.
  • Collected specimens from patients for laboratory analysis for parasites, blood analysis and culture.
  • Administered medications to animals in treatment on regular, scheduled basis and documented any changes in condition.
Personal Care Assistant, 03/2016 to 06/2017
Nye Health ServicesFremont, NE,
  • Applied mobility assistance knowledge to safely ambulate patients in different spaces involving varying elevations and obstacles.
  • Helped clients with hygiene-related tasks such as brushing teeth, bathing, grooming and toileting.
  • Offered social support by transporting individuals to events and activities, in addition to medical appointments and shopping trips.
  • Provided assistance in daily living activities by dressing, grooming, bathing and toileting patients.
  • Remained alert to problems or health issues of clients and competently responded.
  • Turned and positioned bedbound patients to prevent bedsores and maintain comfort levels.
  • Monitored and assisted residents through individual service plans.
  • Documented residents' behavior in terms of mental status, sleeping and eating patterns in medical record books.
  • Recorded vital signs, such as temperature, blood pressure, pulse, or respiration rate, as directed by medical or nursing staff.
  • Transported patients via wheelchair to and from rehabilitation and daily activities.
  • Helped clients maintain optimal health by overseeing medication administration and all doctor's appointments.
  • Documented vitals, behaviors and medications in client medical records.
  • Developed rapport to create safe and trusting environment for care.
  • Delivered compassionate care to improve and enhance patient lives.
  • Administered medication as directed by physician.
  • Assisted disabled clients to support independence and well-being.
  • Monitored progress and documented patient health status changes to keep care team updated.
Food Service Worker, 06/2015 to 03/2016
St Lukes HospitalHibbing, MN,
  • Made food according to standard recipes with requested changes for customer satisfaction.
  • Compiled recipe ingredients and prepared for cooks by washing, cutting or measuring food items.
  • Learned other teammates' work tasks to train as backup.
  • Circulated kitchen area to receive work assignments and identify support tasks.
  • Strictly followed sanitation and food safety guidelines as required by regulatory agencies and company.
  • Carefully prepared orders by slicing, weighing and packaging cheeses and meats and accurately calculated prices.
  • Prevented food spoilage by monitoring dates, rotating stock and following proper storage procedures.
  • Scanned shelves and product cases for expired stock and discarded outdated or spoiled items.
  • Cleaned and sanitized dishes and utensils, consistently keeping adequate supplies on hand for expected customer loads.
  • Inspected equipment, refrigerators and warming lamps to check compliance with safe operating levels.
  • Restocked supplies and prepared additional ingredients during downtime for expected busy periods.
  • Maintained clean, trash-free workspaces to maximize productivity and safety.
  • Communicated effectively with customers to plan large or specialized orders, providing customers with recommendations, samples and response to particular requests.
  • Accommodated patrons with allergies and dietary restrictions by adjusting preparation methods or ingredients and confirming accuracy of plates.
Bachelor of Science: Premedicine, Expected in
UWS - Superior WI,

Attended two semesters however covid hit during the middle of my second semester and my current job required more time and dedication. I left after my second semester due to a lack of time and difficulties focusing on online school work.

Veterinary Technician Degree: Veterinary Technology, Expected in
Duluth Business University - Duluth, MN

Finished 1 year with a gpa of 3.6. Did not return for the second and final year due to school closure.

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