Compassionate veterinary technician focused on providing the best animal care possible. Brings medical knowledge from coursework in veterinary studies.
Educated the public about diseases that can be spread from animals to humans.Performed euthanization for injured or sick animals following consultation with owners or per veterinary standards.Adhered to high standards of safety, cleanliness and professionalism.Administered anesthetics during surgery and monitored effects.Assisted veterinarians in examining animals.Monitored animals' recovering from surgery and notified veterinarians of any changes.Prepared surgical equipment and passed instruments and materials to veterinarians during surgical procedures.Restrained animals during veterinary procedures.Advised animal owners regarding sanitary measures, feeding, general care, medical conditions and treatment options.Prepared, processed and analyzed lab samples.Operated diagnostic equipment such as radiographic and ultrasound equipment.Vaccinated animals and administered medications orally and intravenously.Collected tissue, feces, blood and urine samples for examination and analysis.Administered medicine to animals and monitored health following treatment.Administered vaccines to animals and delivered blood and lab results.Administered anesthetics before surgery and monitored effects prior to surgery.Restrained and managed scared and active animals.Created blood, urine, cytological and dermatological assays.Checked animals' temperature, heart rate and lung sounds.
Small Animal Medicine and Surgery courseworkAdvanced Biology courseworkClinical Pathology and Radiology courseworkPreventative Care and Pain Management coursework
3.5 GPA. Marching band. Concert band. Bowling club. PALs
•Communicate in a professional manner in all forms – written, oral, non-verbal, and electronic
•Compassionate care of animals
•Safely and effectively administer prescribed drugs to patients
•Demonstrate and perform patient assessment techniques
•Understand and demonstrate husbandry – caring for animals, enrichment, recognizing abnormal behavior, training, grooming, etc.
•Properly give parenteral injections
•Follow and uphold applicable laws in the veterinary technology profession
•Accurately dispense and explain prescribed drugs to clients
•Demonstrate and perform patient assessment techniques in a variety of animal species
•Understand and demonstrate therapeutic and dentistry techniques appropriate to various animal species
•Safely and effectively manage and maintain patients in all phases of anesthesia
•Understand and integrate all aspects of patient management for common surgical procedures in a variety of animal species
•Understand and provide the appropriate instruments, supplies and environment to maintain asepsis during surgical procedures
•Properly package, handle and store specimens for laboratory analysis
•Properly carry out analysis of laboratory specimens – Urinalysis, CBC, blood film examination, fecal, serology, cytology's, etc.
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