Veterinary Technician Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • H: (555) 432-1000
  • C:
  • Date of Birth:
  • India:
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  • single:
Professional Summary

Detail-oriented Veterinary Technician with [Number] years of relevant experience and specific expertise in [Area of expertise]. Recognized for [Accomplishment] and dedication to excellent animal care and client service.

  • Intravenous injection
  • Cytocentesis
  • Nail trimming
  • Urine sample collection and urinalysis
  • Thoracic and abdominal radiograph
  • X-Rays
  • Canine and feline intubation
  • Lab operations
  • Heartworm diagnostic testing
  • Wound treatment
  • Dietary recommendations
  • Fluorescein stain test
  • Medication Administration
  • Vaccinations
  • Animal behavior observation
  • Ear sample collection
  • File and records management
  • Patient Positioning
  • Surgical scrubbing procedures
  • Surgical procedures and support
  • Diagnostic sampling
  • Anal sac expression
  • Instrument pack sterilization
  • General anesthesia monitoring
Work History
Veterinary Technician, 6/19/17 to Current
Veterinary Emergency Group Oak Brook, IL,
  • Assessed paws, ears and eyes for injuries or infections as part of initial evaluation.
  • Triaged incoming patients to determine treatment needs and urgency of care.
  • Answered owners' animal health questions and educated on healthy animal care practices.
  • Cleaned and disinfected exam areas, equipment and kennels to prevent spread of disease, control odors and maintain healthy environment.
  • Monitored urine and fecal output, completed weight checks and observed appetite during feeding.
  • Prepared surgical instrument packs and drapes for use in sterile environments by processing in autoclave under high pressure and high temperature conditions.
  • Administered oral or topical medications to boarding patients as specified by veterinarian in animal's medical record.
  • Managed medical intervention and therapy for animals in collaboration with veterinarian.
  • Assisted veterinary surgeon in [Type] and [Type] surgeries and procedures across variety of domestic and exotic species of animals.
  • Assisted veterinarian with wound treatment, administration of vaccines and operations.
  • Collected specimens from patients for laboratory analysis for parasites, blood analysis and culture.
  • Performed dental cleanings using ultrasonic scaler.
  • Greeted pet owners and performed intakes to go over array of available services, outline costs and determine special needs of animal while in care.
  • Maintained daily progress records, surgery logs, x-ray logs, Drug Enforcement Administration logs and routine records.
  • Swabbed ears to remove wax and dirt, removing extra hair to allow air to circulate freely and avoid infection.
  • Carefully clipped nails and trimmed hair around pads and paws, using gentle approach for anxious pets.
  • Implanted subcutaneous identification microchips into animals.
  • Assisted [Job title] in performing basic exams and tests such as fecal and blood analysis for all species of patients.
  • Administer medications, vaccines, and treatments as instructed by veterinarian.
  • Performed ophthalmological procedures such as tear production testing, topical anesthetic application, fluorescein staining of cornea and tonometry.
  • Cared for animals pre-surgery, including administering anesthetics.
  • Processed new patients and updated client records with key information using [Software].
  • Conducted preliminary patient workups including gathering patient history information, description of symptoms from owner, and documenting presenting condition.
  • Interacted with clients regarding animal health, questions and concerns, education on treatment protocol and general procedures.
  • Administered medications to animals in treatment on regular, scheduled basis and documented any changes in condition.
Community Advisor, 08/2015 to 05/2017
Texas Tech University Brownfield, TX,
  • Developed and implemented unique and engaging activities for residents.
  • Maintained documentation, wrote reports and tracked expenses using [Software].
  • Built relationships with residents, families and community.
  • Guided students to integrate into both academic and social communities on campus.
  • Mediated conflict to provide safe and secure environment through policy enforcement.
  • Assisted residents with transitioning into new living environment and maintained strong relationships with residents.
  • Enforced policies and safety standards through building and room rounds.
  • Solved grievances and complaints by collaborating with residents.
  • Facilitated floor meetings to discuss concerns, review complaints and convey information about policy changes.
  • Promoted positive relations between residents and staff.
  • Assisted students in handling tough situations to resolve problems.
Clothing Associate, 05/2016 to 08/2016
Rural King New Castle, IN,
  • Created stunning displays to capture customer attention. and increase sales.
  • Cleaned, closed and secured store at end of shift.
  • Encouraged customers to find accessories and other upsell items to complete ensembles.
  • Dressed and accessorized mannequins to highlight featured clothing and accessories.
  • Monitored customers for signs of security concerns and escalated issues to management.
  • Prioritized helping customers over completing other routine tasks in store.
  • Stocked merchandise, clearly labeling items, arranging according to size or color and preparing attractive displays.
  • Provided exceptional services and pleasant shopping experiences to retail customers.
  • Opened, shelved and merchandised new products in visually appealing and organized displays for optimal sales promotions.
  • Listened to customer needs and desires to identify and recommend optimal products.
  • Assisted customers with locating and choosing merchandise in any store department.
Associate of Science: Veterinary Technology, Expected in 12/2021
San Juan College - Farmington, NM
Bachelor of Arts: Anthrozoology, Expected in 05/2018
Carroll College - Helena, MT
  • Coursework in [Subject], [Subject] and [Subject]
  • Editor in Chief and Designer of The Prospector, student run newspaper.
  • Dean's List [Semester and Year]
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2014
Overland High School - Aurora, CO

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School Attended
  • San Juan College
  • Carroll College
  • Overland High School
Job Titles Held:
  • Veterinary Technician
  • Community Advisor
  • Clothing Associate
  • Associate of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • High School Diploma