veterinary technician resume example with 4+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Reliable and compassionate Veterinary Technician possessing friendly demeanor and sound judgment to handle diverse daily tasks. Well-versed in preparing surgical equipment, collecting and preparing specimens and performing initial physical assessments. Diverse and versatile knowledge about animal health and willing to take on added responsibilities to help achieve company goals.

  • Subcutaneous Injections
  • Euthanasia
  • Reliable and Responsible
  • Patient Charting
  • Patient Check-Ins
  • Heartworm Diagnostic Testing
  • Oral and Topical Medication Administration
  • Diagnostic Sampling
  • Explaining Treatment
  • Preventive Care
  • Surgical Procedure Support
  • Medication Dispensing
  • Collecting Specimens for Analysis
  • Ear Sample Collection
  • Fluorescein Stain Testing
  • General Anesthesia Monitoring
  • Schirmer Tear Testing
  • Medical History
  • Ear Cleaning
  • Client Education
  • Catalase Testing
  • Animal Restraint
  • Parasitic Visual Exams
  • Assessment and Diagnosis
  • Gram Stain Slide Preparation
  • Procedure Support
  • Spay and Neuter Surgery Support
  • Post-Surgical Clean Up and or Sanitation
  • Supply Restocking
  • Monitoring Recovery
  • Vaccination Administration
  • Skin Scraping
  • Nail Trimming
  • Treatment Administration
  • Client Communication
  • Proficient in working with IDEXX, Abaxis, and Avimark
Veterinary Technician, 08/2022 - Current
Ockham Columbia, SC,
  • Triaged incoming patients arriving for scheduled appointments to determine treatment needs and urgency of care
  • Processed new patients, updated client records, and scheduled patient appointments using Avimark to maintain workflow
  • Answered animal owner health questions and advised on best care practices, went over available services, outlined costs, and created estimates for needs of animals under care
  • Interacted with clients regarding animal health, questions, concerns, treatment protocol, preventative care, vaccination and general procedures
  • Provided pet owners with support and excellent customer service and care for animals
  • Reviewed and offered pet wellness plans to new patients
  • Obtained client history from owners and performed physical examinations recording weight, temperature, and vitals
  • Recorded symptoms and documented medical observations to inform doctor on possible treatment decisions
  • Restrained and stabilized animals during examination and treatment to protect veterinarians against potential harm and accidental injuries
  • Conducted initial exams on pets, collected patient biopsies, and drew blood samples for laboratory analysis
  • Collected ear swabs and composed cytology slides to be viewed under microscope
  • Performed fecal examinations and urinalysis
  • Set up fecal slides and examined findings under microscope
  • Spun blood and urine in centrifuge
  • Utilized IDEXX and Abaxis machinery to analyze bloodwork and samples
  • Prepared and sent out bloodwork to laboratories such as IDEXX
  • Assisted veterinarians with radiographs and ultrasounds
  • Positioned animals for diagnostic testing and imaging such as x-rays and scans
  • Reviewed vaccination records and prepared vaccinations according to clinic protocol
  • Assisted with euthanasia procedures humanely and compassionately to minimize suffering
  • Performed dental cleanings using ultrasonic scaler
  • Observed surgeries and surgical procedures
  • Monitored vital signs of animals during surgical procedures and provided postoperative care
  • Aided veterinarian with treatment of wounds, vaccination administration, and various treatments
  • Trimmed canine and feline nails
  • Aided other veterinary technicians
  • Restrained and worked with aggressive animals
  • Administered and filled medications as instructed by veterinarian
  • Managed medical intervention and therapy for animals in collaboration with veterinarian
  • Entered medical findings into patients account
  • Cleaned and disinfected exam areas, surgical equipment, and kennels to prevent the spread of disease, infection, and odors
  • Restocked surgical and office supplies to keep all necessary materials easily accessible
  • Prepared surgical instrument packs and drapes for use in sterile environments by processing in autoclave
  • Pitched in with laundry duties, including washing, drying, and folding towels during busy work periods, ensuring a consistent workflow.
Loan Processor, 11/2020 - 03/2021
Greenstone Fcs Little Chute, WI,
  • Prepared, boxed, and staged outgoing shipments
  • Received and reviewed incoming documents and materials
  • Entered data into computer tracking system and filed paperwork according to office procedures
  • Obtained borrower’s information and submit their loan files to Credit Union’s
  • Regularly cold-called in attempt to sell financial services
  • Contacted customers and clients answering any questions or concerns, keeping them updated with account information
  • Interacted regularly with peers and management to pursue continuous improvement of facility operations and promote teamwork-focused environment.
Hair Washing Assistant, 12/2018 - 10/2020
Thomas’ Salon City, STATE,
  • Prepared clients for hair cuts and styles with soothing shampoo work before and after coloring
  • Shampooed and conditioned patron’s hair and scalp to clean and remove excess oil
  • Assisted hairdressers by mixing dye coloring to maintain salon workflow efficiency
  • Listened to customer preferences and recommendations from hairdressers to sell appropriate scalp products
  • Freed up stylists to focus on customers by personally handling basic tasks such as restocking supplies
  • Offered exceptional service and support to walk-in and scheduled customers
  • Minimized infection risks by using required solutions and procedures to clean and sanitize tools
  • Increased client satisfaction by providing excellent customer service
  • Recommended products for clients based on individual needs
  • Provided assistance to stylists when needed
  • Examined scalps to determine appropriate products to apply during shampooing processes
  • Massaged customers scalps, monitored health and dryness conditions and conveyed concerns to hairdressers
  • Inventoried products and supplies and kept products within optimal levels to meet shampooing, retail corner and hairdresser needs
  • Prepped towels, shampoo, foils, and other necessary materials
  • Scrubbed counters, organized workstations, swept floors, and prepped areas such as the spa
  • Washed dishes, towels, and capes used for cut, color, and styling.
Veterinarian Assistant, 04/2017 - 04/2019
Liberty Animal Clinic City, STATE,
  • Assisted veterinarians with restraining animals during examinations to assess injuries
  • Clipped claws for canines and felines
  • Positioned animals for diagnostic imaging such as x-rays and scans
  • Managed medical intervention and therapy for animals in collaboration with veterinarian
  • Assisted senior staff with blood analyses, fecal samples, and physical assessments
  • Restocked medical equipment and exam rooms
  • Obtained medications and tools the doctor needed
  • Observed surgical procedures and treatments
  • Cleaned and disinfected exam areas, surgical equipment, and kennels to prevent diseases and control odors
  • Performed puppy speeches to new clients, answering any questions or concerns and reviewing basic puppy training and care
  • Answered and reviewed preventative care as well as vaccination questions
  • Provided pet owners with excellent customer service and compassionate care for animals
  • Checked clients in and out of clinic
  • Scheduled appointments, answered phones and billed customers for services
  • Return boarding pets to owners
  • Walked dogs of varying sizes outside for potty breaks, enforcing walking manners.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Biology, Expected in 05/2024
Towson University - Baltimore, MD
Status -

I am currently studying at Towson University, majoring in Biology with a concentration in Functional Biology of Animals.

After graduation I plan on continuing education in Biology and Animal Science

  • Member of Towson University Honors Society
  • Pre-Veterinary Club Member
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2020
Franklin High School - Reisterstown, MD,
Status -

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  • Towson University
  • Franklin High School

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