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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Education
Associate of Arts: Biochemistry, Expected in to Palm Beach State College - Boca Raton, FL,
GPA:

Currently working on my AA degree and eventually transfer to FAU with a goal of achieving a BS in Biochemistry.

Professional Summary

Dependable Veterinary Technician skillful in handling animals up to 120 pounds. Demonstrated history of building strong client relationships and bonds with pets. Maintains order when caring for multiple animals with diverse temperaments.

Skills
  • Euthanasia Assistance
  • Diagnostic Equipment / Equipment Sterilization/ Cleaning and Sanitizing
  • Animal Vaccinations
  • Medication Administration
  • Laboratory Testing
  • Bathing and Nail Clipping
  • Treatment and Research Records
  • Appointment Scheduling
  • Dental Procedures
  • Anesthesia Administration
  • Post-surgical Monitoring
  • Physical Examinations
  • Staff Training
  • Surgery and Procedure Preparation
  • Vital Sign Assessment
  • Medication Dispensing
  • Medical Histories
  • IV Fluid Administration
  • Intramuscular Injections
Work History
Veterinary Technician, 06/2021 to Current
Airport Animal HospitalDuluth, MN,
  • Assisted senior staff with blood analyses and physical assessments.
  • Administered medications to animals in treatment and documented changes in condition.
  • Triaged incoming patients to determine treatment needs and urgency of care.
  • Collected patient biopsies and blood/urine/fecal samples for laboratory analysis.
  • Assessed paws, ears and eyes for injuries or infections as part of initial evaluation.
  • Prepared surgical instrument packs and drapes for use in sterile environments by processing in autoclave under high pressure and high temperature conditions.
  • Swabbed ears to remove wax and dirt, removing extra hair to allow air to circulate freely and avoid infection.
  • Performed dental cleanings and extractions with no periosteal elevation, no tooth resectioning, and no bone resectioning.
  • Provided care for animals before surgeries, administering anesthetics as necessary for overall comfort and health.
  • Carefully clipped nails and trimmed hair around pads and paws, using gentle approach for anxious pets.
  • Processed new patients and updated client records with key information using standardized registration systems and encrypted databases.
  • Promoted parasite protection as well as skin and coat health through regular grooming, dietary suggestions and supplement recommendations for pet owners.
  • Place IV catheters in hospitalized patients.
  • Administer vaccinations and SQ medications.
  • Performed multiple x-ray views alone as well as with another technician and sent the radiographs to a radiologist with history for interpretation.
  • Draw blood for in-house SNAP tests or in-house HWT, FELV/FIV singles.
Veterinary Technician Assistant/Kennel Technician, 02/2021 to 06/2021
American Veterinary GroupDurant, OK,
  • Bathed and dipped dogs afflicted with parasitic infections and applied specific medications for itch relief.
  • Walked pets outside throughout each shift to prevent accidents in group play areas and on bedding.
  • Cleaned and disinfected exam areas, surgical equipment and kennels to prevent diseases and control odors.
  • Assisted senior staff with blood draws and physical assessments.
  • Carefully clipped nails and trimmed hair around pads and paws.
  • Took patient history and temperature for initial assessment.
  • Administered SQ fluids.
Kennel Technician, 09/2020 to 02/2021
Clint Moore Animal HospitalCity, STATE,
  • Protected animals from care errors by maintaining clear and secure tags.
  • Performed pet intake to gain necessary information concerning health, behaviors, potential allergies and other details to provide complete records and methods of owner contact.
  • Followed effective process for bathing and grooming dogs to remove dirt, loose hair, parasites and hair mats.
  • Kept animals clean and free of contaminants to promote optimal health.
  • Minimized animal injury risk by monitoring behaviors and eliminating safety hazards.
  • Contributed to client retention by consistently providing outstanding customer service to both clients and pets.
  • Maintained and updated daily log of time spent with dogs for calculating payments, itemizing activities and services provided.
  • Restocked supplies and rotated items to maintain efficient operations and prevent expiration of perishable goods.
  • Collected animal waste produced on walks and discarded in trash or approved receptacles.
  • Monitored animal behavior and completed examinations to identify illnesses, injuries or potential diseases.
  • Mixed and administered special food formulas to individual animals based on unique dietary needs.
  • Kept animal coats clean and healthy with regular washing, grooming and trimming.
  • Cared for sick or injured animals by seeking out veterinary care and notifying owners.
  • Managed facility laundry, cleaning and restocking.
  • Monitored animals for signs of disease, illness or injury and communicated concerns to owners.
  • Followed specific food and water schedules for different animal species.
  • Monitored animals for behavioral problems and signs of health issues.
  • Followed pet care instructions for dietary needs and medication regimens.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Palm Beach State College

Job Titles Held:

  • Veterinary Technician
  • Veterinary Technician Assistant/Kennel Technician
  • Kennel Technician

Degrees

  • Associate of Arts

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