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

Enthusiastic Veterinary Technician of 23 years eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Proven history of building strong rapport with owners to provide seamless pet care and foster exceptional service. Motivated to learn, grow and excel in the Veterinary field.

  • Surgical procedures and support
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • General anesthesia monitoring
  • Dental procedures and radiography
  • Patient Care
  • Animal behavior observation
  • Client care

Surgical procedures and support


Diagnostic Imaging


General anesthesia monitoring


Dental procedures and radiography


File and medical record management


Patient Care




Animal behavior observation


Emergency and preventive care

Work History
02/2014 to Current Veterinary Technician Labcorp | Davenport, IA,
  • Triage incoming patients to determine treatment needs and urgency of care.
  • Interact with clients regarding animal health, questions and concerns, education on treatment protocol and general procedures.
  • Administer medications in all routes(PO,SQ, IM, IV) to patients as specified by veterinarian and in animal's medical record.
  • Care for animals pre-surgery, including performing drug calculations via protocol, placing intravenous catheters and administering anesthetics.
  • Assist veterinary surgeon in routine(Spays, Neuters, Tumor removals, Abdominal Exploratory) and Orthopedic surgeries/procedures across variety of domestic and exotic species of animals.
  • Greet pet owners and perform intakes and discharges to go over array of available services, outline costs and determine special needs of animal while in care. Create estimates for upcoming procedures.
  • Performed charting and dental cleanings using ultrasonic scaler. Take dental radiographs with digital radiography.
  • Processed new patients and updated client records with key information using Cornerstone.
  • Maintained daily progress records, surgery logs, x-ray logs, Drug Enforcement Administration logs and routine records.
  • Certified in Gas Sterilization. Responsible for Steam autoclave and all blood and urine machine(Catalyst, ProCyte, Sediview, Blood gas machine) monthly cleaning and controls.
  • Handle and have a history of handling difficult and aggressive patients. Help clients with training advise and behavior modification.
  • Work in reproduction including collecting semen samples. Evaluating and handling. Assisting in standard semination, Transcervical and surgical A.I. Along with assisting in C-sections.
  • Perform K-Laser treatments on post Orthopedic patients, arthritic, wound treatment and other ailments.
  • Manage and responsible for orthopedic instruments, implants, supplies/stock.
  • Familiar with the set-up, use and care of equipment and instruments for medical procedures, (this includes but is not limited to endoscopic equipment, ECG, ultrasound equipment, dental equipment .
  • Experience with interacting with public and good public speaking skills
11/2007 to 12/2012 Veterinary Technician Lee County, Florida | Fort Myers, FL,
  • Cleaned and disinfected exam areas, equipment and kennels to prevent spread of disease, control odors and maintain healthy environment.
  • Performed dental cleanings using ultrasonic scaler.
  • Complete digital diagnostic radiography including dental.
  • Setting up surgery, use of aseptic techniques, organization of instruments in operating area, proper positioning of animal, perform surgical scrub, gowning and gloving.
  • Administering injections (IM, IV, subcutaneous), run in house blood work on Idexx Laboratory machines.
  • Administer or dispense medications drugs and vaccines (all routes), collect and prepare blood, urine, and feces for submission to lab.
  • Knowledge of instruments and proper packaging and techniques, use knowledge of sterilization methods procedures and use of the Autoclave.
  • Perform first aid for emergencies, remove and apply bandages, express anal sacs, administer enemas, prepare skin scrapings, use Diff-Quick for staining of slides.
  • Assisting all doctors on staff, restrain patients including cats, dogs and exotics (birds, snakes, guinea pigs, etc. Identify external parasites.
06/1997 to 07/2007 Veterinary Technician Lee County, Florida | Fort Myers, FL,
  • Triaged incoming patients to determine treatment needs and urgency of care.
  • Monitored urine and fecal output, completed weight checks and observed appetite during feeding.
  • Scheduled annual checkup appointments, consultations and surgery visits for various animals, including dogs and cats.
  • Answered owners' animal health questions and educated on healthy animal care practices.
  • Facilitated organized record retrieval and access by maintaining filing system for both in-house and discharged residents.
  • Prepared surgical instrument packs and drapes for use in sterile environments by processing in autoclave under high pressure and high temperature conditions.
  • Collected specimens from patients for laboratory analysis for parasites, blood analysis and culture.
  • Assisted veterinarian during surgical procedures by creating and maintaining unobstructive surgical fields and passing instruments.
  • Positioned animals for diagnostic imaging such as x-rays. Exposed x-ray films in dark room.
  • Conducted preliminary patient workups including gathering patient history information, description of symptoms from owner, and documenting presenting condition.
  • Induced anesthesia by inhalation or intravenous, intramuscular, or subcutaneous injection.
  • Managed medication administration, dispensed prescriptions and replenished inventory, carefully accounting for controlled substances.
  • Assisted with Chiropractic and cold Laser therapy.
Expected in 06/2017 High School Diploma | Abington Senior High School, Abington, PA GPA:

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