Veterinary Technician And Assistant Instructor resume example with 4+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

In was a CVT in the state of Wisconsin with over [25] years of successful experience in the field of emergency and critical care medicine in both private and academic setting. I am a veterinary technician specialist in ECC since 1990s. I have been published in veterinary journals, textbooks and research papers. In the past lectured nationally and internationally to veterinarians and technicians. Recognized consistently for performance excellence and contributions to success in the veterinary technology industry, specially in ECC. I have been the recipient of the VTS of the Year by the Academy of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Technician/Nurses. Major strengths are that of being able to promote and forster team work and effective communication. I am passionate about the veterinary technician profession, extremely knowledgeable in my field, and received various recognitions of mentor and teacher to both technicians and veterinarians.

  • Urine sample collection and urinalysis
  • Thoracic and abdominal radiograph
  • Stomach tube placement
  • Closed-chest CPR
  • Jugular intravenous catheterization
  • Catalase testing
  • Intravenous injection
  • Centrifugation and fecal flotation
  • Cytocentesis
  • Surgical procedures and support
  • Lab operations
  • Intraperitoneal injection
  • Anal sac expression
  • X-ray review
  • General anesthesia monitoring
  • Animal behavior observation
  • Diagnostic sampling
  • Emergency and preventive care
  • Canine and feline intubation
  • Necropsy
  • Medication Administration
  • Ear sample collection
  • Infection Control
  • Clinical research
  • Surgical scrubbing procedures
  • Wound treatment
  • Instrument pack sterilization
  • Heartworm diagnostic testing
  • Skin scraping
  • Animal birth procedures
Work History
Veterinary Technician and Assistant Instructor , 10/2017 to 10/2021
American Veterinary GroupLongview, TX,

I was hired by management to help improve the skills of the technical staff in the delivery of emergency and critical care nursing. Part of this training was to mentor the supervisors in the managements of a shift and all the personnel under their care. Besides an indepth understanding of pathophysiology as it pertained to the nursing process, the training and mentoring was expected to help them develop their critical thinking skills.

I was also responsible for teaching the technicians sophisticated skills such as central-line placement, arterial-lines, efficient use of modalities such a doppler blood pressure measurement and EtCO2, IV cut downs, intraosseous catheter placement...

This training and mentoring was achieved using CE meetings, one on one training sessions as well as dry and wet labs.

Veterinary Assistant, 11/2019 to 05/2020
Green Bay Animal Emergency Care CenterCity, STATE,
  • I have a very strong foundation in understanding pathophysiology of our patients disease processes and excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Triaged incoming patients to determine treatment needs and urgency of care.
  • Answered owners' animal health questions and educated on healthy animal care practices.
  • Practiced veterinary nursing with emphasis on preventive care, chronic disease management, and emergency medicine in small animals. Administered oral, injectable and intravenous medications as requested by technical staff.
  • Assisted staff in restraining and placement of: IVC (peripheral/central lines/arterial lines), Urinary catheterization (male/female), Nasogastric tubes, nasal O2 lines, ET intubation.
  • Monitored various physiological parameters such as vital signs, indirect blood pressures, pulse-oximetry, EtCO2, urine out put and fecal output, completed weight checks and observed appetite during feeding.
  • Performed delegated laboratory procedures such as CBCs, differentials, urine sediment and analysis, fecal parasite identification, occasional tissue cytology. Familiar with various laboratory equipment and diagnostics.
  • Trained and able to competently assist in CPR.
  • Able to assist technical staff in provision of anesthesia monitoring. Cared for animals pre-surgery, including administering anesthetics.
  • Assisted in positioned animals for diagnostic imaging such as x-rays and various radiographic diagnostic interventions.
  • I am knowledgeable in proper protocols of cleaning and disinfecting exam areas, equipment and kennels to prevent spread of disease, control odors and maintain healthy environment. I am trained in nosocomial prevention and monitoring.
  • Mentored, coached and developed team of several nursing assistants in all aspects of nursing care of emergency and critical care patients.
Veterinary Technician and Assistant Trainer, 11/2016 to 12/2017
Crawford Animal HospitalCity, STATE,

Responsible for providing in-house CE to technician and assistants. I was also responsible for mentoring of individuals that were scheduled to take their Wisconsin State License exam.

Associate of Science: Agricultural Ciences , Expected in 1985
Recinto Universitario De Mayaguez - Mayaguez, Puerto Rico,
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1982
Albert Einstein High School - San Juan, Puerto Rico,


Honorary Member Veterinary Nurses Council of Australia


Veterinary Technician Specialist: Emergency and Critical Care

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School Attended

  • Recinto Universitario De Mayaguez
  • Albert Einstein High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Veterinary Technician and Assistant Instructor
  • Veterinary Assistant
  • Veterinary Technician and Assistant Trainer


  • Associate of Science
  • High School Diploma

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