veterinary technician resume example with 8+ years of experience

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

I am a highly dedicated and energetic worker who thrives in pressure situations, fast-paced environment and can be counted on for a calm, friendly approach to assisting clients. I am currently a student at Concorde Career Institute working towards a degree to become a surgical technician. While I am studying towards for my dream career, I want to continue gaining more experience in the workforce. Overall, I will bring 100% of my work ethic everyday with a positive attitude.

  • Bilingual (English, Cantonese)
  • Experience in patient care and medical knowledge in veterinary medicine
  • Highly skilled in greeting and registering guests, and providing appropriate account information
  • Proficient with MS Word, Excel, and Power Point
Work History
10/2019 to Current Veterinary Technician Virginia Commonwealth University | Richmond, VA,
  • Greeted pet owners and performed intakes to go over array of available services, outline costs and determine special needs of animal while in care.
  • Conducted preliminary patient workups including gathering patient history information, description of symptoms from owner, and documenting presenting condition. Processed new patients and updated client records with key information using IDEXX Neo and Smart Flow software.
  • Collected specimens from patients for laboratory analysis for parasites, blood analysis and culture.
  • Prepared surgical instrument packs and drapes for use in sterile environments by processing in autoclave under high pressure and high temperature conditions. Cared for animals pre- and post- surgery, including providing surgical discharge information for proper home care.
  • Administer medications, vaccines, treatments, filling medications, and writing scripts as instructed by veterinarian.
  • Managed medical intervention and therapy for animals in collaboration with veterinarian.
  • Assisted veterinarian with wound treatment, administration of vaccines and operations.
  • Answered owners' animal health questions and educated on healthy animal care practices.
03/2018 to Current Usher Grand Sierra Resort And Casino | Reno, NV,
  • Greeted customers with smile and provided friendly, knowledgeable service.
  • Assisted patrons with seating by giving directions and lighting paths.
  • Reviewed tickets for authenticity and applicability to particular event. Directed ticket holders to seats and facility locations.
  • Provided customer service by selling tickets and merchandise, answering questions and distributing programs.
  • Worked flexible hours; night, weekend, and holiday shifts.
  • Developed and maintained courteous and effective working relationships.
  • Performed duties in accordance with all applicable standards, policies and regulatory guidelines to promote safe working environment.
  • Resolved problems, improved operations and provided exceptional service.
07/2013 to 08/2015 Sales Associate Lippert Components | Tinley Park, IL,
  • Applied security and loss prevention training toward recognizing risks and reducing store theft.
  • Worked alongside retail representatives to boost sales by enhancing product presentations and advertising collateral.
  • Organized racks and shelves to maintain store visual appeal, engage customers and promote specific merchandise. Prepared merchandise for sales floor by pricing or tagging.
  • Analyzed and properly processed product returns, assisting customers with finding alternative merchandise to meet needs.
  • Implemented up-selling strategies such as recommending accessories and complementary purchases to boost revenue.
  • Worked with sales team to collaboratively reach targets, consistently meeting or exceeding personal quotas.
  • Delivered high level of assistance by locating products and checking store system for merchandise at other sites.
  • Educated customers on promotions to enhance sales. Liaised with customers and recommended specific products and specials, aligning with individual needs, requirements and specifications.
  • Answered customer questions regarding sizing and accessories and explained how to properly care for merchandise.
11/2009 to 07/2015 Performer Seaworld Parks | Chula Vista, CA,
  • Knowledge in theme park etiquette and providing optimal guest experience.
  • Learned about characters in scripts and relationships to each other to develop role interpretations.
  • Captured audience by making audience laugh, cry and become excited, shocked and scared.
  • Kept optimal physical conditioning to handle long periods of standing and wearing heavy, hot costume pieces.
  • Developed and executed innovative strategies for revitalizing entertainment programs.
  • Maintained costumes and equipment in performance-ready condition by removing stains, repairing damage and replacing worn components.
  • Took extra care connecting with children, disabled fans and VIPs to strengthen organizational loyalty.
  • Delighted audience members by using diverse cheers, dance routines and personal contact sessions after events.
Expected in 2015 Associate of Arts | General Studies Valencia College, Orlando, FL, GPA:

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School Attended

  • Valencia College

Job Titles Held:

  • Veterinary Technician
  • Usher
  • Sales Associate
  • Performer


  • Associate of Arts

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