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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - resumesample@example.com - -
Education
Expected in 2005
Bachelor of Science: Biology
Northern Arizona University - Flagstaff, AZ
GPA:

Minor in Chemistry

Graduated Cum Laude

Summary

Detailed-oriented individual who is proactive, reliable, disciplined and highly motivated. Works effectively without supervision and proficient in multitasking and maintaining a safe and efficient work area. Strong work ethic with a positive attitude and highly effective in fast-paced work environments. Laboratory technician well-versed in monitoring and inspecting laboratory equipment to detect and repair operating systems. Strong automotive mechanical background from working on cars and motorcycles. Looking for a life long career the combines mechanical systems and the biological/chemical sciences.



Highlights
  • Strong math and science skills
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Remarkable manual dexterity and proficient mechanical skills
  • Adaptability
  • CPR/First Aid Certified
  • Meticulous with data entry and laboratory inventory control.
  • Profound analytical/critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Strong computer skills and demonstrates ability to work within a team environment.
  • Uncommonly self-motivated, capable of working without supervision and committed to successfully meeting production, cost, safety and environment goals for the area.
Accomplishments

Process Improvement

Sonora Veterinary Specialists/ Pet Urgent Care Litchfield Park, AZ 2014

  • Created new departmental procedure manuals for training new veterinary technicians in laboratory and surgical protocol.

Protective Services

Canyon Pet Hospital Flagstaff, AZ 2012

Sonora Veterinary Specialists/ Pet Urgent Care Litchfield Park, AZ 2014

  • Applied safety procedures and policies as outlined in Department Safety Manual.
  • Updated SDS manuals and fire safety protocol for hospital to help with AAHA (American Animal Hospital Association) certification and OSHA standards.

Laboratory Skills

Blood Cell Count/Smear, PCV/TP, Slide Stain H&E, Ear Cytology, Urine Analysis, Bile Acids Testing, Specimen Collection, Metabolic Panel, Skin Scrape/Culture, Electrolyte Panel, Thyroid Function Testing, Agar plates/prep/counts, Toxicology Screening, Glucose Curve Serial, Procyte/Catalyst Blood Machines, Centrifuges, Renal Function Testing, Liver Function Testing, Hematology, Heartworm/Lyme Testing, FeLV/FIV Testing, Parvo Testing, Coagulation Testing, Meticulous with data entry in databases, Inventory/Quality Control.

Experience
2015 to Current
Veterinary Technician Labcorp Wilson, NC,

Triage incoming patients, collect vitals and notify doctor if patient is critical. Place IV catheters, administer IV fluids and medications per doctor's orders. Prepare, process and analyze lab samples. Prioritize laboratory tests, running multiple samples from multiple patients simultaneously. Notify doctor of abnormal values. Set up surgery, monitor anesthesia and assist the doctor. Monitor post operative patients. Monitor hospitalized patients, administer treatments and collect vitals. Operated diagnostic equipment such as radiographic and ultrasound equipment. Updated the hospitals MSDS/SDS binders and fire safety protocol documents.

04/2013 to 09/2014
Veterinary Technician Labcorp Woodinville, WA,

Greet clients and collect basic patient history. Assist doctor with patient assessment and exam. Restrained and managed scared and active animals. Prepared, processed and analyzed lab samples. Operated diagnostic equipment such as radiographic and ultrasound equipment. Administered anesthetics before surgery and monitored effects prior to surgery. Laid out surgical equipment and passed instruments and materials to veterinarian during orthopedic surgical procedures. Monitored animals recovering from surgery and notified veterinarian of any changes. Monitored animals undergoing treatment for changes and signs of improvement. Checked animals’ temperature, heart rate and lung sounds. Processed client payments, sent invoices and placed appointment reminder calls.

07/2011 to 04/2013
Veterinary Technician Labcorp Yucca Valley, CA,

Inoculated animals against various diseases such as rabies and distemper. 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 anesthetics before surgery and monitored effects prior to surgery. Monitored animals recovering from surgery and notified veterinarian of any changes. Monitored animals undergoing treatment for changes and signs of improvement. Checked animals’ temperature, heart rate and lung sounds. Wrote new clinic guidelines for training and educating staff. Processed client payments, sent invoices and placed appointment reminder calls. Assisted customers by phone, including scheduling appointments and treatments. Humanely euthanized animals under the supervision of the veterinarian.

11/2008 to 11/2010
Veterinary Technician and Kennel Assistant Labcorp Abilene, TX,

Prepared food for all boarding and hospitalized birds, snakes, rodents, rabbits and various other exotic animals. Cleaned kennels and monitored hospitalized patients. Performed wing, beak and nail trims using dremel tools. Collected various specimens for laboratory analysis.

09/2007 to 11/2008
Veterinary Technician American Veterinary Group Boca Raton, FL,

Assisted the doctor during exams. Administered vaccinations, dewormers and other medications per doctor's request. Placed IV catheters, administered pre-anesthetic dugs, performed dentals and monitored vitals during surgery. Monitored post-operative care for both surgical and hospitalized patients. Checked clients in and out, made appointments and filed charts.

2005 to 09/2007
Veterinary Assistant Kiabab Animal Hospital City, STATE,

Assisted the doctor during exams. Drew blood, administered vaccine, placed IV catheters, and helped sedate animals for surgery. Monitored vital signs for lead technician during dentals and surgical procedures. Cleaned surgical instruments and wrapped surgical packs. Monitored hospitalized patients and boards pets. Cleaned kennels, fed and walked boarding pets. Helped with x-rays and ultrasound imaging.

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School Attended
  • Northern Arizona University
Job Titles Held:
  • Veterinary Technician
  • Veterinary Technician
  • Veterinary Technician
  • Veterinary Technician and Kennel Assistant
  • Veterinary Technician
  • Veterinary Assistant
Degrees
  • Bachelor of Science

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