Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Hardworking Multi-Skilled Technician accustomed to treating diverse patient needs while managing dynamic conditions. Offering excellent clinical knowledge and judgment combined with strong documentation, vitals monitoring, and problem-solving abilities. Well-versed in managing emergent cases with grace and efficiency. Optimal communication skills and an ability to quickly learn new concepts and skills.

  • Schirmer tear test
  • Gowning and gloving procedures
  • Post-surgical cleanup and OR sanitation
  • Lab animal restraint
  • Pre-anesthetic preparation
  • Gram-stained slide preparation
  • Physical examination
  • Medical history
  • Aseptic techniques
  • Collecting specimens for analysis
  • Customer service skills
  • Monitoring recovery
  • Client education
  • Maintaining treatment notes
  • Intramuscular injection
  • Administering subcutaneous medication
  • Leadership
  • Organization
  • Inventory and ordering
08/2006 to 11/2014
Veterinary Technician City Of Jacksonville, Fl Jacksonville, FL,
  • Removed animal waste from kennels, runs and exercise areas, placing in trash receptacles or in-ground septic systems.
  • Laundered soiled animal bedding immediately to reduce infection, using appropriate chemicals.
  • Attended to sick or injured animals by securing veterinary care and notifying owners quickly of the pet's condition.
  • Checked animals for injury and illness, writing copious notes regarding symptoms for Veterinarian's review.
  • Reviewed inventory levels during shifts and placed orders to replenish supplies, including shampoo, canine toothpaste, and styptic powder.
  • Pitched in with laundry duties, including washing, drying and folding towels during busy periods, ensuring consistent workflow.
  • Scrubbed, counted, and packed surgical instruments and drapes into surgical-packs for autoclave sterilization.
  • Performed dental procedures, including smoothing, filing, polishing, and removal of calculus, soft deposits, plaque, and stains.
  • Operated x-ray machines and exposed radiographic films.
  • Administered and applied treatments, drugs, oxygen therapy, medications, and immunological agents.
  • Triaged incoming patients arriving for scheduled appointments or on emergent bases to route to appropriate surgeon or treatment area.
  • Monitored patient vital signs during surgical procedures, and notified the veterinarian of changes instability.
  • Strategically scheduled patient appointments to maintain workflows.
  • Assisted veterinarians with the treatment of wounds, vaccination administration, and operations.
  • Used IDEXX to analyze bloodwork and samples and diagnose conditions and diseases.
  • Restrained and stabilized animals during examination and treatment to safeguard against accidental injuries.
  • Completed admission records, including statements made by the client concerning the patient's problems and history.
  • Administered and monitored anesthesia for surgeries and operations.
  • Performed physical examinations and record case history, weight, temperature, and other vitals, and took samples for the lab.
  • Prepared and reviewed records and consent forms.
  • Initiated emergency interventions such as resuscitative oxygen procedures and external cardiac massage.
  • Prepared and labeled medications and informed clients of administration techniques.
  • Prepared animals for surgery, including clipping, scrubbing, and disinfecting operative site.
  • Performed routine laboratory procedures such as hematology, microbiology, parasitology, exfoliative cytology, blood chemistry, coprology, urinalysis, and serology.
  • Reviewed vaccination records, and prepare and administer vaccinations according to clinic protocols.
  • Listened to clients' questions and concerns regarding pets and delivered timely responses and information on treatment protocols and procedures.
  • Assisted veterinarian with surgical procedures by assembling and sterilizing instruments and administering anesthesia.
  • Provided canine rehabilitation services to assist in recovery from injury and surgery.
  • Cleaned and disinfected kennels and common areas to reduce the spread of illness from infected animals.
08/2003 to 11/2005
Dog Groomer Tractor Supply Wooster, OH,
  • Spoke to customers regarding lodging, grooming, daycare services
    and pricing and cross-sold additional items, including dog treats, pet
    food and toys.
  • Followed effective process for bathing and grooming dogs to remove
    dirt, loose hair, parasites and hair mats.
  • Groomed dogs and cats by utilizing tools including blades, brushes,
    combs, shedding aids, dematting tools, sheers, nail clippers.
  • Cared for animals that became sick or injured on walks by seeking out
    veterinary care and notifying owners.
  • Contributed to repeat business and return customer by 100% by
    consistently providing outstanding customer service to both clients
    and pets.
  • Carefully clipped nails and trimmed hair around pads and paws,
    using a gentle approach for anxious pets.
  • Performed pet intake to gain necessary information concerning health,
    behaviors, potential allergies and other details to provide complete
    records and methods of owner contact.
  • Swept and mopped floors, cleaned kennels and runs and emptied
    trash to reduce infection risk among people and animals.
  • Checked animals for injuries prior to and after grooming sessions.
  • Welcomed customers upon arrival and ushered pets to holding kennels or group play areas.
  • Swabbed ears to remove wax and dirt, removing extra hair to allow
    air to circulate freely and avoid infection.
11/1995 to 12/2000
Owner/Operator Foreman Third Base Lounge, LLC City, STATE,

● Scheduled, directed and motivated team to maximize productivity and
optimize operational efficiency.
● Improved customer satisfaction by resolving critical issues quickly and
● Evaluated team performance to ensure compliance with applicable

● Established budgets, negotiated costs with vendors and reduced
● Automated key office processes, including payroll, AP/AR,
recordkeeping and compliance tracking.
● Enhanced customer loyalty and satisfaction by addressing concerns in
a speedy and knowledgeable manner.
● Optimized profitability and saved costs by negotiating vendor
● Developed and implemented a detailed business plan to get operations
running on the best foundation.
● Recruited and hired talented staff to fill key positions.
● Maintained adequate liquor stock and kept a close eye on inventory
controls to track needs and correct issues in a proactive manner.
● Optimized inventory levels to stay with current demand.
● Hired and trained employees and evaluated individual job

Education and Training
Expected in 05/2018
Associate of Arts: Pre-Nursing
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College - Gulfport, MS,
Expected in 2021
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
William Carey University - Biloxi, MS,
Activities and Honors

Member, Alumni Association

  • Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society-PTK
  • National Student Nurses Association-NSNA

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