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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

I have worked in the Veterinary industry for over 10 years. Working my way through several departments, I've found my passion in Diagnostic Imaging and specializing in it. I have climbed up the leadership ladder, step by step, to where I currently stand as a Supervisor. Taking on multiple tasks, I have grown into a leader and to help the hospital. I love to educate my team in radiology and train new hires for their career in veterinary medicine. I always try to think outside the box while keeping a grounded mentality and utilizing my team as my support through all situations. I thrive off the team morale and would rather work with a team of amazing individuals than do it alone.

Skills
  • Jugular intravenous catheterization
  • Cytocentesis
  • Nail trimming
  • Feline restraint
  • Canine Restraint
  • Stomach tube placement
  • Animal behavior observation
  • Canine and feline intubation
  • Emergency and preventive care
  • Euthanasia
  • Infection Control Protocol
  • Medication Administration
  • Anal sac expression
  • Wound treatment
  • Bandage Placement
  • Splint Placement
  • Venipuncture
  • General anesthesia monitoring
  • Fluorescein stain test
  • Ear sample collection
  • Patient Positioning
  • Surgical scrubbing procedures
  • Anesthesia Administration
  • Emergency First Aid
  • Medical Equipment Maintenance
  • Laboratory Testing
  • Post-surgical Monitoring
  • Wound Dressing and Suturing
  • Client Counseling
  • Staff Training
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Humane Animal Restraints
  • Medical Terminology
  • Problem Solving
  • Ear Cleaning
  • Medical Triage
  • IV Fluid Administration
  • Animal Interaction
  • Patient Advocacy
  • In-patient Care
  • Intramuscular Injections
  • Subcutaneous Injections
  • Intravenous Injections
  • Time Management
  • Patient Triage
  • Medication Dispensing
  • Customer Service
  • Medical Histories
  • Responsible and Reliable
  • Body positioning and placement
  • Diagnostic imaging
  • Radiographs
  • Radiology
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Good Telephone Etiquette
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Planning and Coordination
  • Cleaning & Sanitation Protocols
  • Computed Tomography (CT)
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Power Injector System
  • Lymphangiogram
Accomplishments
  • Registered Veterinary Technician (Lic. # 11782)
  • Specialized in Diagnostic Imaging
  • Committee member of AVTDI
Affiliations
  • National Association of Veterinary Technicians of America (NAVTA)
  • Carrington College Alumni
  • Academy of Veterinary Technicians in Diagnostic Imaging
  • VCA Hospitals
  • California Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA)
  • American Association of Veterinary State Boards (AAVSB)
Education
Expected in to to No Degree | General Education Long Beach City College, Long Beach, CA GPA:
Expected in 03/2014 to to Associate of Science | Veterinary Technology Carrington College, Pomona, CA, GPA:
Expected in 06/2008 to to High School Diploma | Prospect High School, Saratoga, CA GPA:
Work History
06/2013 to Current Veterinary Technician Supervisor Banfield Pet Hospital | Raleigh, NC,
  • Worked in Wards Department: Walking post-operative orthopedic patients; Administering oral and intravenous medications; Performing passive range of motion exercises; Performing HBOT treatments; Documenting treatments on patient charts.
  • Worked in Emergency/ Triage: Triaging patients based on their stability & critical assessment; Delegated tasks between team members to complete treatments in an efficient manner; Performed CPR; Monitored anesthesia for various cases; Administered medications via intravenously, subcutaneously, orally, intramuscularly; Spoke to clients about history of their pet and/ or having end of life discussions; Placed IV catheters; Placed Bandages and splints; Admitted patients into the hospital.
  • Worked in Treatment/ CCU: Documented patient treatments, medications, diet/ water consumption, walked patients; Administered medications via intravenously, intramuscularly, subcutaneously; cleaned and disinfected kennels/runs/ treatment areas; Followed isolation protocols when deemed necessary. Assisted other team members in treatments on their patients. Placed IV catheters and performed IVC care on patients.
  • In Diagnostic Imaging: Assisted Radiologists in restraining patients for ultrasound; Performed scans on MRI and CT. Assisted in creating protocols for Diagnostic Imaging department, Delegated tasks within the team to have a consistent flow between each study; Created the daily schedule for MRI and CT when studies were turned in from other departments; Monitored anesthesia; Administered medications intravenously, intramuscularly, subcutaneously; Used Power injector for contrast media; Placed IV catheters; Troubleshoot modalities when necessary.
  • Lead Technician: Assisted supervisors with daily tasks; Delegated tasks within the teams; Spoke with departments doctors and team members to create the daily scanning schedule; Began creating Diagnostic Imaging work schedule for team members, Worked with management to speak with team members about their attendance, communications amongst other team members, and overall daily concerns.
  • Supervisor: Work on Specialty department schedules; Speak with departments about scanning schedule and coordinating post-scan procedures; Assist other departments when they are down team members; Help find solutions to situations around the hospital. Coordinate coverage when needed. Approve/ deny vacation requests and input on Dayforce.
  • Vet Tech Extern Site Coordinator: Speak with various schools in Southern California about getting students to come to the hospital for their externship; Interview students to set up their schedule based on their needs and skill sets; Create schedule for the externs in multiple locations throughout the hospital. Coordinate with other RVTs within our hospital to be mentors for students.
03/2008 to 06/2013 Server Tutera Senior Living | Carlinville, IL,
    • Cultivated warm relationships with regular customers.
    • Worked with POS system to place orders, manage bills and handle complimentary items.
    • Explained menu items and suggested appropriate options for food allergy concerns.
    • Bussed and reset tables to keep dining room and work areas clean.
    • Arranged and prepared tables for customers to offer memorable experiences to guests and foster repeat business.
    • Used slow periods to restock supplies, ice, trays and delivery bags.
    • Checked identification for minimum age for sale of alcoholic beverages.
    • Increased sales significantly by upselling higher-end products to customers.
    • Applied comprehensive knowledge of wine, cider and beer to increase daily beverage sales.
    • Carried out complete opening, closing and shift change duties to keep restaurant working efficiently and teams ready to meet customer needs.
    • Displayed enthusiasm and promoted excellent service to customers, successfully increasing referrals and walk-in business.
    • Resolved guest and employee complaints to maintain complete customer satisfaction and workforce effectiveness.
    • Maintained thorough menu knowledge to sufficiently answer questions regarding menu item sourcing, ingredients and cooking methods.
    • Collected payment for food and drinks served, balanced cash receipts and maintained accurate cash drawer.
    • Shared knowledge of menu items and flavors, enabling customers to make personal decisions based on taste and interest.
    • Quickly and clearly communicated dining orders to kitchen staff, directing attention to special requests or dietary restrictions.
    • Strategically timed check-ins with customers to take orders and confirm satisfaction with meals after delivery, taking action to correct any problems.
    • Asked customers for feedback, solved problems, provided additional items throughout meal.
09/2006 to 03/2008 Sales Associate/Cashier Lkq | Livingston, LA,
  • Performed end-of-shift cashout operations according to store policies, maintaining accurate counts and receipt records.
  • Connected with customers to support positive transaction experiences and address service concerns.
  • Provided warranty information to customers purchasing covered items and services.
  • Promoted customer loyalty and consistent sales by delivering friendly service and knowledgeable assistance.
  • Helped customers complete purchases, locate items and join reward programs.
  • Replenished sales floor merchandise and organized shelves, racks and bins for optimal appearance.
  • Worked closely with shift manager to solve problems and handle customer concerns.
  • Managed merchandise returns and exchanges by closely checking items and receipts to assess eligibility and make accurate processing decisions.
Certifications
  • Registered Veterinary Technician
  • Specialty in Diagnostic Imaging
  • RECOVER CPR Certified

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School Attended

  • Long Beach City College
  • Carrington College
  • Prospect High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Veterinary Technician Supervisor
  • Server
  • Sales Associate/Cashier

Degrees

  • No Degree
  • Associate of Science
  • High School Diploma

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