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veterinary technician resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary

Multi-tasking Veterinary Technician known for being compassionate, professional and dependable. Skilled in customer service, record keeping and appointment scheduling. Pursuing a position where well-honed office skills will be appreciated.

Skills
  • Veterinary office administration
  • Internal and external interaction
  • Telephone etiquette
  • Appointment Scheduling
  • Excellent work ethic
  • Flexible & Adaptable
  • Multitasking abilities
  • Computer skills
  • Critical thinking
  • Responsible
  • Teamwork
  • Planning and Coordination
  • Time management
  • Problem solving
  • Written and electronic communication
Education
CAB CALLOWAY SCHOOL OF THE ARTS WILMINGTON, DELAWARE Expected in High School Diploma : Communication arts - GPA :
Work History
Airport Animal Hospital - Veterinary Technician
Duluth, MN, 09/2020 - Current
  • Administered routine, post-operative and daily treatments to animals under direction and supervision of veterinarian.
  • Educated clients on animal health, preventative care and procedures.
  • Restrained animals of all sizes appropriately during veterinary examinations and when immunizations were given.
  • Provided direct care to patients and assisted with procedures such as radiology, dentistry, critical care and anesthesia.
  • Fielded phone calls from pet owners, answered questions and took messages for veterinarians.
  • Scheduled annual checkup appointments, consultations and surgery visits for various animals, including dogs and cats.
  • Entered data from pet records and office visits into computer system using Evet.
  • Organized paperwork such as charts and reports for office and patient needs.
  • Coordinated patient scheduling, check-in, check-out and payments for billing.
  • Received, recorded and addressed incoming and outgoing communication via telephone and email.
  • Documented patient medical information, case histories and insurance details to facilitate smooth appointments and payment processing.
  • Successfully scheduled patient appointments and placed reminder calls to deliver exceptional customer experience.
  • Coordinated front office duties, including customer service, patient scheduling and billing.
  • Carried out front office duties utilizing data entry skills in framework of medical database.
Gap Solutions, Inc - Veterinary Assistant/Vet Tech
San Antonio, TX, 12/2016 - 09/2020
  • Observe the behavior and condition of animals and monitor their clinical symptoms.
  • Administer anesthesia to animals, under the direction of a veterinarian, and monitor animals' responses to anesthetics so that dosages can be adjusted.
  • Care for and monitor the condition of animals recovering from surgery.
  • Perform laboratory tests on blood, urine, or feces, such as urinalyses or blood counts, to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of animal health problems.
  • Prepare and administer medications, vaccines, serums, or treatments, as prescribed by veterinarians.
  • Fill prescriptions, measuring medications and labeling containers.
  • Collect, prepare, and label samples for laboratory testing, culture, or microscopic examination.
  • Take and develop diagnostic radiographs, using x-ray equipment.
  • Clean kennels, animal holding areas, surgery suites, examination rooms, or animal loading or unloading facilities to control the spread of disease.
  • Take animals into treatment areas and assist with physical examinations by performing such duties as obtaining temperature, pulse, and respiration data.
  • Maintain laboratory, research, or treatment records, as well as inventories of pharmaceuticals, equipment, or supplies.
  • Prepare animals for surgery, performing such tasks as shaving surgical areas.
  • Maintain instruments, equipment, or machinery to ensure proper working condition.
  • Monitor medical supplies and write down orders for the office manager to order when inventory is low.
  • Perform dental work, such as cleaning, polishing, or extracting teeth.
  • Answer phone calls and assist clients with scheduling appointments, answering questions and taking messages for doctors.
  • Scheduling, cancelling and confirming appointments.
  • Greet clients and their pets at check-in and show them to an exam room for their appointments.
  • Communicating instructions to clients about surgeries, medications, and treatments.
  • Assist the office manager in staff schedules.
  • Dealing with problems or questions that arrive with staff and clients.
  • Train and mentor new staff members.
  • Discuss and promote OWP plans with new and current clients.
  • Delegate tasks to the most appropriate and equipped staff members.
  • Monitor daily appointment schedules for any problems and fix them when they occur.
SDIX, SYNERFAC STAFFING - Laboratory Animal Technician
City, STATE, 06/2015 - 12/2016
  • Examine animals to detect behavioral changes or clinical symptoms that could indicate illness or injury.
  • Record information relating to animal genealogy, feeding schedules, appearance, behavior, or breeding.
  • Examine and observe animals to detect signs of illness, disease, or injury.
  • Adjust controls to regulate specified temperature and humidity of animal quarters, nurseries, or exhibit areas.
  • Primary breeder for three of the four breeding colonies.
  • Feed and water animals.
  • Clean and disinfect cages.
  • Counting newborn mice and weaning the mice that are of age.
  • Euthanize sick or injured mice by gassing or cervical dislocation.
  • Monitor laboratory work to ensure compliance to set standards.
CIRCLE VETERINARY CLINIC - Veterinary Assistant/Receptionist
City, STATE, 06/2009 - 06/2015
  • Restrain animals during veterinary procedures.
  • Perform routine laboratory test or diagnostics, such as taking and developing radiographs.
  • Administer medication and immunizations as prescribed by the veterinarian.
  • Educate or advise clients on animal health care, nutrition, or behavior problems.
  • Clean and maintain kennels, animal holding areas, examination rooms, operating rooms to control the spread of disease.
  • Provide assistance with euthanasia of animals.
  • Prepare examination or treatment rooms by stocking them with appropriate supplies.
  • Perform laboratory tests on blood, urine or feces, such as urinalysis or blood counts, to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of health problems.
  • Fill prescriptions, measuring medications and labeling containers.
  • Take animals into treatment areas and assist with physical examinations by performing such duties as obtaining temperature, pulse and respiration data.
  • Supervise or train other staff members.
  • Perform reception duties, such as reception, billing or selling products.
  • Perform a variety of duties, such as scheduling appointments or helping customers.
  • Clean, maintain, and sterilize instruments or equipment.
  • Care for and monitor the condition of animals recovering from surgery.
  • Prepare animals for surgery, performing such tasks as shaving surgical areas.
  • Perform dental work, such as cleaning and polishing.

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School Attended

  • CAB CALLOWAY SCHOOL OF THE ARTS

Job Titles Held:

  • Veterinary Technician
  • Veterinary Assistant/Vet Tech
  • Laboratory Animal Technician
  • Veterinary Assistant/Receptionist

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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