Veterinary Technician Assistant Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Sincere and reliable Animal Health Assistant proficient in handling various pet breeds and temperaments with relative ease and gentleness. Offering 4-year background conducting pet examinations, maintaining animal care records and preparing animals for surgery or procedures through pre and post operative protocols. Certified in basic life support and advanced life support. Known for foster failing (adopting) dogs surrendered by owners or lost and not found.

  • Medical terminology
  • Intravenous, subcutaneous, intramuscular injections
  • Blood draw
  • Vaccinations
  • Medication Administration
  • Anal sac expression
  • Closed-chest CPR
  • Thoracic and abdominal radiograph
  • Lab operations
  • Centrifugation and fecal flotation
  • Diagnostic sampling
  • Fluorescein stain test
  • Tonometry testing
  • Animal behavior observation
  • Surgical scrubbing procedures
  • Surgical support
  • Intravenous catheterization
  • Canine and feline intubation
  • General anesthesia monitoring
  • Instrument pack sterilization
Work History
02/2020 to Current
Veterinary Technician Assistant National Veterinary Associates Campbell, CA,
  • Cleaned and disinfected exam areas, equipment and kennels to prevent spread of disease, control odors and maintain healthy environment.
  • Interacted with clients regarding animal health, questions and concerns, education on treatment protocol and general procedures.
  • Processed new patients and updated client records with key information using WoofWare.
  • Assisted doctors in performing basic exams and tests such as ear cytology sampling, skin cytology sampling, fecal exams, occasional quill removal, cystocentesis and more.
  • Administer medications, vaccines, and treatments as instructed by veterinarian.
  • Promoted parasite protection as well as skin and coat health through regular grooming, dietary suggestions and supplement recommendations for pet owners.
  • Prepared surgical instrument packs and drapes for use in sterile environments by processing in autoclave under high pressure and high temperature conditions.
  • Assisted veterinarian during surgical procedures by creating and maintaining unobstructive surgical fields and passing instruments
  • Induced anesthesia by inhalation or intravenous, intramuscular, or subcutaneous injection.
  • IV catheter placement pre surgical procedure of euthanasia.
  • Intubated several animal pre surgical procedure
  • Performed several dental cleaning, scaling and polishing as well conducting dental radiographs
  • Positioned numerous felines and canines for general 3 view radiographs.
02/2018 to 01/2020
Emergency Veterinary Assistant/Trainer Fedex Braselton, GA,
  • Assist veterinarians, technicians with handling, restraint
  • Assist with radiographs - input patient info., patient placement
  • Administer Oral, topical medications
  • Assist CPR - perform compressions, apply electrocardiogram monitoring, provide emergency drugs, ET tube and BVM sized properly for ventilation and more needed for a efficient and effective outcome
  • Present clients with estimate created by veterinarian in regards to treatment needed for each individual pet
  • Discharge patients from hospital to owner relaying vital information provided by doctor regarding individual cases
  • Lead ER assistant team to productively prioritize patient care, triage and complete tasks proficiently
  • Focused Emergency room/Intensive Care Unit training with new assistants who have little to no experience
  • Provided relief for assistants in several specialty departments such as Surgery, Oncology, Neurology, Ophthalmology and Dentistry.
10/2015 to 12/2017
Veterinary Assistant Landry's Sacramento, CA,
  • Support veterinarians and technicians with handling and restraint
  • Placed peripheral venous catheterization on feline and canine patients
  • Venous blood draw from peripheral or jugular sites
  • Prepared surgical instrument packs and drapes for use in sterile environments by processing in autoclave under high pressure and high temperature conditions.
  • Provided care for boarding clients; fed, walked, groomed, medications
  • Administered oral, topical and subcutaneous medications
  • Induced patient pre operatively under supervision of technician or DVM
  • Monitored procedural and surgical anesthesia, under supervision of veterinarian or technician
  • Provided direct care for animal patients in post-operative recovery, closely monitoring vital signs and progress
  • Performed dental cleaning, scaling, polishing, and dental radiographs, under supervision of veterinarian or technician
  • Obtained history from client during exam regarding patients chief complaint
  • Discharged to owner, patients after surgical/dental procedures or boarding
  • Ran and read laboratory test, such as skin scrapes, fecal floats, snap test for both felines and canines.
06/2014 to 10/2016
Server, Bartender Del Fuego Tex Mex – Restaurant And Bar City, STATE,
  • Kept updated knowledge of menu and promotions, recommending specific items according to preferences and food allergies.
  • Created orders, documented special requests and followed up with kitchen personnel to foster top-quality service and minimize complaints.
  • Monitored guests for intoxication and immediately reported concerns to management, contributing to safe and welcoming environments for all patrons.
  • Enhanced operational efficiency by using slow periods to restock employee and customer supplies, including ice, condiments, utensils, napkins, trays and delivery bags.
  • Collaborated with kitchen team to support order preparation, manage efficient deliveries and minimize customer service issues by verifying meals.
  • Worked with POS system to place orders, manage bills and handle complimentary items for dissatisfied customers.
  • Collected credit card, cash and gift certificate payments and dispensed change for cash transactions.
  • Kept alcoholic beverages well-stocked and organized to meet expected demands during bartending shifts
  • Assisted servers with specialty drinks orders by preparing on-demand items without delay.
  • Upsold menu items to customers, driving up per sale revenues and maximizing profits.
  • Maintained secure cash drawers, promptly resolving discrepancies for accuracy.
Expected in 03/2019
BLS/ALS: Emergency Care Attendance
ACVECC - RECOVER Initiative - Online Course,
Expected in 12/2018
EMT-BLS: Emergency Medical Services
Port Jefferson Volunteer Ambulance EMS Academy - Port Jefferson, NY,
Expected in 05/2012
Comprehensive Veterinary Assistant (CCVA): Animal Sciences
Eastern Suffolk BOCES - Bellport, NY,

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School Attended
  • ACVECC - RECOVER Initiative
  • Port Jefferson Volunteer Ambulance EMS Academy
  • Eastern Suffolk BOCES
Job Titles Held:
  • Veterinary Technician Assistant
  • Emergency Veterinary Assistant/Trainer
  • Veterinary Assistant
  • Server, Bartender
  • Comprehensive Veterinary Assistant (CCVA)