veterinary technician resume example with 8+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor

Experienced Veterinary Technician who expertly interacts with animals and other veterinary staff. Delivers great customer service and comprehensive care to animals. Reliable hard worker ready to learn and contribute to team success.

  • Detail-oriented
  • Quick learner
  • Sternal and lateral recumbency restraint
  • Injectable agent induction and Intubation
  • Medication dispensing
  • Subcutaneous and Intramuscular injection
  • Monitoring anesthesia and recovery from anesthesia
  • Parasitic visual exams
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Patient Care and Education
  • Drawing blood
  • Friendly, positive attitude
  • Multitasking
  • Sample preparation and analysis
  • X-rays
  • Muzzles and restraints
Education and Training
Hillcrest High School Midvale, UT Expected in 2012 High School Diploma : - GPA : Certified Nursing Assistant : Canyons Technical Center, 825 E 9085 S, Sandy, UT 84094
Mountain Edge Veterinary Technology West Jordan, UT, Expected in 2016 Certified Veterinary Assistant : Veterinary Technology - GPA :
Envigo - Veterinary Technician
Boyertown, PA, 07/2020 - Current
  • Prepared and labeled medications and instructed client on administration.
  • Operated anesthesia, oxygen and monitoring equipment.
  • Cared for animals in post-operative recovery by closely monitoring vital signs and progress.
  • Restrained and stabilized animals during examination and treatment to prevent injuries.
  • Delivered excellent service to pet owners to drive repeat business.
  • Scrubbed, counted and packed surgical instruments and drapes for autoclave sterilization.
  • Prepared and reviewed records and consent forms.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Treated patients by administering various types of medications and therapies.
  • Used retractors, sponges and suctioning and irrigating equipment to create unobstructed operating fields.
  • Kept team on track by assigning and supervising their activities and giving constructive feedback.
  • Organized operating room ahead of procedures and assisted veterinarians during surgeries.
  • Helped veterinarian with wide variety of surgical procedures, including neutering, tooth removal and casting broken bones.
  • Trained new veterinary staff on office procedures and requirements.
  • Administered immunizations and other medications to animals as prescribed by veterinarians.
  • Answered pet owner phone calls and responded to questions while taking messages for staff veterinarians.
  • Offered every owner exceptional customer service and support as well as top-notch care to each animal.
  • Interpreted lab results for heartworm testing, parasites and skin scrapings.
Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium - Laboratory Technician
Wrangell, AK, 06/2017 - 06/2019
  • Supervised supplies in inventory and notified Supervisor when items became low
  • Processed up to 30-40 parasitology samples, chemistry samples, and urinalysis samples daily, including manual reporting and quality reviews
  • Utilized Ligolab software to record, report and post specimen results
  • Cleaned and sterilized lab area, tools and equipment
  • Ensured that all hazardous products, including bodily fluids were disposed of properly
  • Audited specimen integrity and identification
  • Collected, labeled and stored lab samples according to laboratory specifications
  • Conferred with pathology to help narrow down diagnoses based on located abnormalities
  • Operated equipment such as Dimension RXL Max and Immulite 1000 to analyze bodily fluids for anomalies
  • Reviewed patient data, prepared data reports and signed off on release of information requests
  • Record control values from technical instruments to ensure reliability and validity of test results
  • Maintained clean and fully operational laboratory equipment
  • Limited discrepancies by accurately handling, storing, transporting and submitting all urinalysis samples
Alcor Cresta Veterinary Hospital - Vet Tech/Receptionist/Kennel Tech
City, STATE, 04/2012 - 02/2017
  • Assisted veterinarian during medical and surgical procedures.
  • Administer medications, vaccines, and treatments as instructed by veterinarian.
  • Assisted veterinarian during surgical procedures by creating and maintaining unobstructive surgical fields and passing instruments.
  • Administered oral or topical medications to boarding patients as specified by veterinarian in animal\'s medical record.
  • Interviewed clients to determine reason for visit and documented concerns.
  • Maintained accurate pharmacy records and controlled drug, anesthesia, fecal, and heartworm test logs.
  • Collected and prepared specimens and samples for outside laboratory analysis.
  • Educated caregivers and guardians on animal care, nutrition, medical conditions and disease management.
  • Induced anesthesia by inhalation or intravenous, intramuscular, or subcutaneous injection.
  • Administered prescribed injectable controlled substances, tranquilizers, sedatives, and injectable or inhalant anesthetics.
  • Positioned animals for diagnostic imaging such as x-rays.
  • Implanted subcutaneous identification microchips into animals.

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School Attended

  • Hillcrest High School
  • Mountain Edge Veterinary Technology

Job Titles Held:

  • Veterinary Technician
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Vet Tech/Receptionist/Kennel Tech


  • High School Diploma
  • Certified Veterinary Assistant

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