veterinary technician assistant resume example with 2+ years of experience

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

Responsible and dedicated animal care professional with proven abilities in cleaning cages, managing supplies and meeting animal needs by leveraging compassionate nature and love for every creature. Offering excellent time management, multitasking and organizational skills.

Devoted Veterinary Assistant versed in balancing administrative responsibilities with providing quality veterinary care. Focused on creating calm, inviting office setting to put pet owners and pets at ease.

Enthusiastic individual with superior skills in working in both team-based and independent capacities. Bringing strong work ethic and excellent organizational skills to any setting. Excited to begin new challenge with successful team.

  • Reception area maintenance
  • Lab animal restraint
  • Communications
  • Customer service
  • Organization
  • Team management
  • Supervision
  • Proficient in [Software]
  • Patient bathing
  • Merchandising knowledge
  • Cash handling accuracy
  • Reading comprehension skills
  • Cash register operation
  • Listening skills
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Team player mentality
  • Accurate money handling
  • Sales expertise
  • Inventory management
  • Excellent communication skills
  • POS system operation
  • Money handling
  • Customer- and service-oriented
08/2019 to 12/2019
Veterinary Technician Assistant Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD,
  • Removed animal waste from kennels, runs and exercise areas.
  • Unloaded and organized supplies and product inventory to maximize team efficiency.
  • Triaged incoming patients arriving for scheduled appointments or on emergent bases to route to appropriate surgeon or treatment area.
  • Reviewed pet records from daily visits and appointments, entering all important data into system.
03/2019 to 06/2019
Packer Mannington Mills Mcadenville, NC,
  • Assembled and prepared cartons, crates and containers to protect materials during shipment.
  • Inspected incoming materials and outgoing shipments to maintain effective quality assurance standards, protecting both customer and company interests.
  • Marked and labeled containers with accurate shipping information to prevent delays.
  • Reviewed packing slips and other documentation to properly box requested items for shipment.
  • Volunteered for additional hours and shifts during peak periods to meet tight shipping deadlines.
  • Inspected orders for accuracy by carefully reviewing containers, products, packaging and labeling.
  • Weighed and measured products and materials to check compliance with specifications and regulations.
  • Promoted workplace safety and production efficiency by keeping workspaces clean, organized and free of hazards.
  • Recorded order processing updates by entering information correctly.
02/2017 to 02/2019
Cashier, Butcher, Stocker, Cleaner, Front End Lead Kroger City, STATE,
  • Processed returned items in accordance with store policy.
  • Provided assistance with purchases, locating items and signing up for rewards programs.
  • Palletized merchandise for easy movement to sales floor locations.
  • Read weekly sales inserts and monitored price changes.
  • Removed debris from aisles to avoid blocking customers or adding any safety concerns.
  • Assisted customers by locating items and moving heavy purchases to vehicles.
  • Completed hourly custodial rounds, including floor sweeping and vacuuming, glass entryway cleaning and trash collection.
  • Helped customers find specific products, answering questions and offering advice.
  • Followed proper stock rotation procedures to minimize obsolescence and removed any out of date items from sales floor.
  • Received incoming product deliveries and relocated to storage shelves, coolers or bins.
  • Prepared inventory for shipment by attaching tags and labels and executing shipment documents to facilitate delivery to proper customers.
  • Notified security of suspected theft, including descriptions of individuals and items stolen to help control store losses.
  • Handled, used and stored hazardous chemical cleaners correctly to prevent injury or illness.
  • Processed customer payments quickly and returned exact change and receipts.
  • Created checklists for daily stocking of housekeeping carts to improve inventory management and prevent unnecessary trips to stockroom.
  • Taught junior employees how to meet operational and sales goals with proactive strategies.
  • Maintained inventory accuracy by accurately counting stock-on-hand and reconciling discrepancies.
  • Enhanced sales by implementing merchandising and promotional improvements.
  • Connected with customers daily to understand needs, provide assistance and collect feedback to optimize operations.
  • Promoted store loyalty program to increase customer engagement and drive consistent sales.
  • Maintained detailed and accurate accounting records by overseeing documentation of sales, purchases and requisitions.
  • Controlled cash movements and department expenses to maintain budgetary goals.
  • Delegated work to employees based on shift requirements, individual strengths and unique training.
  • Organized and updated schedules to optimize coverage for expected customer demands.
  • Collaborated with housekeeping and maintenance staff to address and mitigate facility issues.
  • Managed customer complaints and rectified issues to complete satisfaction.
  • Filled daily specialized requests and completed wholesale orders.
  • Passed health inspections by correctly evaluating meat temperatures for safety and quality and keeping detailed records of heat statuses.
  • Supplied and trained personnel on matters of cleanliness, client interactions and various types of meat cuts.
  • Enforced approved safety codes and cultivated orderly and systematic environment.
  • Closely monitored display and refrigerator temperatures to ensure safety and quality of products.
  • Monitored employee use of machinery, including mincers, slicers and sausage fillers.
  • Trained new employees on cleanliness, client interactions and various types of meat cuts.
  • Answered customer questions about specific products and cut meats to specifications.
  • Properly stored meat to decrease waste and increase product freshness span.
  • Educated customers on meat choices and preparation methods to increase sales.
  • Cut, wrapped, weighed and labeled orders for customers.
  • Handled all cash and card transactions daily.
  • Kept detailed records of meat cuts to ensure accurate inventories.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2015 to to
High School Diploma:
Webster County High School - Dixon, KY

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School Attended

  • Webster County High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Veterinary Technician Assistant
  • Packer
  • Cashier, Butcher, Stocker, Cleaner, Front End Lead


  • High School Diploma

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