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Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Summary

Empathetic Veterinary Technician with specialized training in routine and emergency care. Administers medications, vaccines and treatments for infectious diseases. Committed to ethical treatment of animals. Professional Veterinary Technician skilled with various breeds. Familiar with best practices, grooming and nutritional needs. Demonstrates outgoing personality, great customer service and animal care skills. Outgoing student pursuing flexible part-time employment with morning shift options.

Skills
  • Halter placement
  • Schirmer tear test
  • Gram-stained slide preparation
  • Lab animal restraint
  • Post-surgical clean up and OR sanitation
  • Injectable agent induction
  • Pre-anesthetic preparation
  • Gowning and gloving procedures
  • Monitoring recovery
  • General anesthesia recovery
  • Subcutaneous injection
  • Parasitic visual exams
  • Explaining treatment
  • Aseptic techniques
  • Bolus medication
  • Collecting specimens for analysis
  • Feline towel restraint
  • Maintaining treatment notes
  • Intramuscular injection
  • Suture removal
  • Medication dispensing
  • Administering subcutaneous medication
  • Client education
  • Ear cleaning
  • Medical history
  • Patient bathing
  • Spay and neuter surgeries
  • Vital signs
  • Medication labeling
Experience
03/2018 to Current
Veterinary Technician Summit Veterinary Referral Center Tacoma, WA,
  • Prepared and labeled medications and instructed client on administration.
  • Restrained and stabilized animals during examination and treatment to prevent injuries.
  • Performed physical examinations and recorded weight, temperature and other vitals.
  • Operated anesthesia, oxygen and monitoring equipment.
  • Monitored vital signs during surgery and notified veterinarian of changes.
  • Administered and monitored anesthesia for surgeries and operations.
  • Prepared and reviewed records and consent forms.
  • Assisted with polishing, removing stains and other dental procedures.
  • Leveraged ultrasound and x-ray equipment for imaging and interpreted results.
  • Removed waste from kennels, runs and exercise areas and placed in trash receptacles or in-ground septic systems.
  • Scrubbed, counted and packed surgical instruments and drapes for autoclave sterilization.
  • Triaged scheduled or emergency patients to route to appropriate surgeon or treatment area.
  • Cared for animals in post-operative recovery by closely monitoring vital signs and progress.
  • Assisted grooming staff with nail clipping, blow-drying and combing during peak hours and holidays.
  • Walked animals outside to avoid accidents in play areas or bedding.
  • Examined animals for injury or illness and documented symptoms for veterinarian review.
  • Explained lodging, grooming and care services to pet owners and cross-sold specialty products.
  • Delivered excellent service to pet owners to drive repeat business.
  • Walked dogs while enforcing good behavior and manners.
03/2018 to Current
Receptionist Alro Steel Cincinnati, OH,
  • Scheduled and confirmed appointments.
  • Answered and directed incoming calls using multi-line telephone system.
  • Delivered administrative support to team members by making copies, sending faxes, organizing documents and rearranging schedules.
  • Maintained daily calendars, set appointments with clients and planned daily office events.
  • Processed payments and updated accounts to reflect balance changes.
  • Sorted incoming mail and directed to correct personnel each day.
  • Entered data in [Type] software to keep records of [Type] information.
  • Managed more than [Number] incoming calls per day.
  • Assisted [Number] visitors per [Timeframe] by directing to appropriate personnel and answering average of [Number] calls and emails daily.
  • Answered phone calls, provided information to callers and connected callers to appropriate people.
  • Handled payment processing and provided customers with receipts and proper bills and change.
  • Welcomed patrons to front desk and engaged in friendly conversations while conducting check-in process.
  • Greeted incoming patients and verified paperwork to manage smooth intake processes.
  • Managed customer complaints and rectified issues to complete satisfaction.
  • Addressed and welcomed large volume of guests to business per day, improving overall customer service and engagement.
  • Delivered key administrative support to coworkers, taking on additional tasks during peak times.
  • Applied knowledge of medical terminology and insurance processes to support office administration productivity.
03/2018 to Current
Kennel Attendant Rockingham County, N.C. Rockingham, NC,
  • Cleaned cages in accordance with health code requirements to ensure sanitary environment for animals.
  • Supported animal health by keeping areas clean, neat and properly sanitized.
  • Maintained clean and orderly play yards, kennels and cages.
  • Stayed on top of laundry, sweeping and disinfection during slow periods.
  • Monitored safety and security of every animal to prevent injuries from other animals or environmental hazards.
  • Prepared food and formulas to meet individual needs of animals under care with safe and nutritious meals.
  • Removed waste from kennels, runs and exercise areas and placed in trash receptacles or in-ground septic systems.
  • Bathed animals to remove dust, debris or contaminants and maintain wellbeing.
  • Washed, groomed and trimmed each animal to enhance coat health.
  • Assisted grooming staff with nail clipping, blow-drying and combing during peak hours and holidays.
  • Observed animals and conducted examinations to identify signs of injury, illness or disease.
  • Explained lodging, grooming and care services to pet owners and cross-sold specialty products.
  • Addressed healthcare needs of animals by coordinating with veterinarians and following orders.
  • Euthanized sick or aging animals to maintain stock health.
04/2020 to 10/2020
Meat Clerk Giant Eagle Cranberry Twp, PA,
  • Checked products for temperature and expiration dates to maintain consumer safety.
  • Cut, wrapped, weighed and labeled orders for customers.
  • Managed high customer volume efficiently by accurately cutting, wrapping and weighing products.
  • Kept detailed track of inventories and restocked products in cold storage units.
  • Educated customers on meat choices and preparation methods to increase sales.
  • Maintained proper food temperatures for over 10 different products.
Education and Training
Expected in to to
Associate of Science:
Santa Ana College - Santa Ana, CA
GPA:
Expected in 06/2017 to to
High School Diploma:
Tustin High School - Tustin, CA
GPA:
Languages
English:
Professional
Negotiated:
Certifications
  • Certified Animal health care, - 2016

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Santa Ana College
  • Tustin High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Veterinary Technician
  • Receptionist
  • Kennel Attendant
  • Meat Clerk

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • High School Diploma

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