veterinary technician assistant resume example with 5+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals. To seek and maintain full-time position that offers professional challenges utilizing interpersonal skills, excellent time management and problem-solving skills. Highly successful Veterinary Technician Assistant with significant expertise in large and small animals. Proven history of building strong rapport with others to provide seamless pet care and exceptional service.

  • Responsible
  • Dependable and Reliable
  • Team Player
  • Animal Loading and Unloading
  • Fluorescein Staining
  • Animal Feed Preparation
  • Animal Euthanasia Assistance
  • Examination Room Oversight
  • Patient Recordkeeping
  • Equipment and Instrument Sterilizatoin
  • Surgery and Procedure Preparation
  • Euthanasia Assistance
  • Laboratory Testing
  • Routine Examinations
  • Veterinarian Assistance
  • Wound Dressing and Suturing
  • Proper Animal Restraint
  • Technician Assistance
  • Physical Examinations
  • Animal Vaccinations
  • Humane Animal Restraints
  • Bathing and Nail Clipping
  • Feline Cat Bag Restraint
  • Animal Restraining
  • Basic Animal Care
  • Medication Labeling
  • Sternal and Lateral Recumbency Restraint
  • Snare Restraint
  • Wound Care
  • Animal Condition Evaluations
  • Ear Cleaning
  • IV Fluid Administration
  • Skin Scraping
Work History
08/2022 to Current Veterinary Technician Assistant Johns Hopkins University | Baltimore, MD,

  • Recorded symptoms and documented medical observations to inform treatment decisions.
  • Provided care for animals before surgeries, administering anesthetics as necessary for overall comfort and health.
  • Walked pets outside throughout each shift to prevent accidents in group play areas and on bedding.
  • Bathed and dipped dogs afflicted with parasitic infections and applied specific medications for itch relief.
  • Greeted pet owners and went over available services, outlined costs and determined special needs of animals under care.
  • Triaged incoming patients to determine treatment needs and urgency of care.
  • Collected patient biopsies and blood samples for laboratory analysis.
  • Cleaned and disinfected exam areas, surgical equipment and kennels to prevent diseases and control odors.
  • Assisted veterinarian with blood analyses and physical assessments.
  • Processed new patients and updated client records with key information using standardized registration systems and encrypted databases.
  • Assessed paws, ears and eyes for injuries or infections as part of initial evaluation.
  • Maintained accurate pharmacy records and controlled drug, anesthesia and heartworm test logs.
  • Positioned animals for diagnostic imaging such as x-rays and scans.
  • Assisted in euthanized terminally ill patients.
  • Assisted veterinarian during immunologic, medical, surgical and diagnostic procedures.
  • Collected and prepared specimens and samples for outside laboratory analysis.
  • Cleaned, sterilized and maintained kennels, operating rooms and surgical equipment.
08/2017 to 08/2022 Substitute Teacher, K-5 Eldon Public Schools | City, STATE,
  • Planned lessons according to district standards to cover requirements and prepare for standardized tests.
  • Implemented classroom management improvements to enhance class morale and engagement.
  • Upheld classroom routines to support student environments and maintain consistent schedules.
  • Followed classroom plans left by class teacher to continue student education and reinforce core concepts.
  • Took over class for regular classroom teacher, managing assignments, student needs and recordkeeping.
  • Kept students on-task with proactive behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies.
  • Provided instruction for students in core subject areas.
  • Chaperoned field trips to maintain safety and encourage learning.
  • Kept classroom clean, organized and safe for students and visitors.
  • Taught students subject-specific material, learning strategies and social skills.
  • Supervised lunchroom and recess activities.
  • Took notes and prepared reports on school day activities to provide to primary teacher.
  • Kept accurate and current attendance records and assignment sheets to maintain file compliance.
02/2020 to 07/2022 Horse Trainer & Barn Manager Tradewinds Ranch | City, STATE,
  • Prepared horses for specific competitions or tasks
  • Conferred with owners about methods for continuing training and reinforcing methods taught while training
  • Maintained clean, neat and hazard free animal areas to protect individuals and well being
  • Rode horses in training sessions and provided feedback on performance
  • Managed feeding and general stable procedures, communication issues or significant maintenance requirements to others when necessary
  • Worked with others daily to clean all individual stalls, riding areas, tack room, and other barn areas
Expected in to to Relevant Coursework completed, still have 45 credit hours to finish before accomplishing my business administrative degree | , , GPA:
Expected in to to Adminstration Degree | Business Administration Purdue University, , GPA:

Deans List all 4 years of school Member of the Honor Society

Expected in to to High School Diploma | Neill Public High School, , GPA:
Member of FFA, FCLA, RODEO CLUB, Volleyball, Basketball. Track. Class Council Member Top 15 in my class of 110 students, GPA: 3.8
Expected in 08/2023 to to Associates Degree | Veterinary Technician Ashworth College, Norcross, GA GPA:
  • 4.0 GPA
  • Relevant Coursework: Prior veterinarian work for 5 years in large animal clinic and currently working a small animal veterinarian clinic while attending college

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School Attended

  • Purdue University
  • Neill Public High School
  • Ashworth College

Job Titles Held:

  • Veterinary Technician Assistant
  • Substitute Teacher, K-5
  • Horse Trainer & Barn Manager


  • Relevant Coursework completed, still have 45 credit hours to finish before accomplishing my business administrative degree
  • Adminstration Degree
  • High School Diploma
  • Associates Degree

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