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veterinary technician supervisor lead tech resume example with 13+ years of experience

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

Professional Veterinary Technician/Supervisor with over 13 years of animal care experience and specific expertise in small animal dermatology. Motivated team leader with experience in exemplary communication and exceptional teamwork.

Skills
  • Explaining treatment
  • Maintaining treatment notes
  • Collecting specimens for analysis (cytology samples, blood draws and Cystocentesis.
  • Clinical pathology
  • Maintain controlled drug inventory.
Education and Training
Maricopa Community Colleges - Mesa Community College Mesa, AZ Expected in Associate of Science : Veterinary Technology - GPA :
East Valley Institute Of Technology - Adult Education Center Mesa, AZ Expected in 10/2008 Veterinary Technician Assistant Certificate : Veterinary Medicine (Pre-Veterinarian) - GPA :
Experience
Ethos Veterinary Health - Veterinary Technician Supervisor/Lead Tech
San Rafael, CA, 10/2015 - Current
  • Managed clinic operations, including supervising vet techs, maintaining clinic inventory, scheduling and appointments.
  • Drove team performance through effective training, coaching and motivation of employees.
  • Oversaw daily operations, including prioritizing and delegating tasks and assignments and implementing strategies to optimize workflows.
  • Developed and actualized policies and procedures to promote occupational health and safety best practices.
  • Created agendas and communication materials for team meetings
  • Performed physical examinations and record case history, weight, temperature and other vitals.
  • Restrained and stabilized animals during examination and treatment to safeguard against accidental injuries.
  • Specialized Dermatology Technician.
  • Assisted veterinarian with surgical procedures by assembling and sterilizing instruments and administering anesthesia.
  • Administered and monitored anesthesia for surgeries and operations.
  • Scrubbed, counted, and packed surgical instruments and drapes into surgi-packs for autoclave sterilization.
  • Prepared and labeled medications and informed client of administration techniques.
  • Collected urine by expression cystocentesis, or catheterization.
  • Train and mentor other technicians and CSRs
Ethos Veterinary Health - Veterinary Technician
Lawrence, MA, 12/2012 - 10/2015
  • Triaged incoming patients arriving for scheduled appointments or on emergent bases to route to appropriate surgeon or treatment area.
  • Assisted veterinarian with treatment of wounds, vaccination administration and operations
  • Performed routine laboratory procedures such as hematology, microbiology, parasitology, exfoliative cytology, blood chemistry, coprology, urinalysis and serology.
  • Used IDEXX to analyze bloodwork and samples and diagnose conditions and diseases.
  • Cleaned and disinfected kennels and common areas to reduce spread of illness from infected animals.
  • Prepared and reviewed records and consent forms.
  • Removed animal waste from kennels, runs and exercise areas, placing in trash receptacles or in-ground septic systems.
  • Administered and monitored anesthesia for surgeries and operations.
  • Administered oral and rectal radio-opaque materials.
  • Performed imaging with ultrasound and x-ray and interpreted results.
  • Restrained and stabilized animals during examination and treatment to safeguard against accidental injuries.
  • Performed physical examinations and record case history, weight, temperature and other vitals.
  • Provided direct care for animal patients in post-operative recovery, closely monitoring vital signs and progress.
  • Assisted with dental procedures, including smoothing, filing, polishing, and removal of calculus, soft deposits, plaque and stains.
Ethos Veterinary Health - Veterinary Technician
Waukesha, WI, 10/2010 - 12/2012
  • Assisted veterinarian with vaccination administration.
  • Restrained and stabilized animals during examination and treatment to safeguard against accidental injuries.
  • Educated clients and public on animal health, treatment protocols and general procedures.
  • Reviewed vaccination records, and prepare and administer vaccinations according to clinic protocols.
  • Performed physical examinations and record case history, weight, temperature and other vitals.
Islands Animal Clinic - Veterinary Technician
City, STATE, 08/2007 - 09/2010
  • Attended to sick or injured animals by securing veterinary care and notifying owners quickly of pet's condition.
  • Operated anesthesia machines, oxygen equipment and monitoring equipment.
  • Laundered soiled animal bedding immediately to reduce infection using appropriate chemicals.
  • Prepared and labeled medications and informed client of administration techniques.
  • Operated x-ray machines and exposed radiographic films.
  • Listened to clients' questions and concerns regarding pets and delivered timely responses and information on treatment protocols and procedures.
  • Assisted with dental procedures, including smoothing, filing, polishing, and removal of calculus, soft deposits, plaque and stains.
  • Conducted initial exams on pets, took vital signs and collected samples for lab.
  • Recommended products to sustain optimal wellness, including vitamins and supplements, dental cleaning, flea control, geriatric care and dietary measures.
  • Performed routine laboratory procedures such as hematology, microbiology, parasitology, exfoliative cytology, blood chemistry, coprology, urinalysis and serology.
  • Used IDEXX to analyze bloodwork and samples and diagnose conditions and diseases.
  • Prepared and reviewed records and consent forms.
  • Removed animal waste from kennels, runs and exercise areas, placing in trash receptacles or in-ground septic systems.
  • Assisted veterinarian with treatment of wounds, vaccination administration and operations.
  • Took electrocardiogram and electroencephalogram tracings to test heart and brain activity.
  • Monitored patient vital signs during surgical procedures, and notified veterinarian of changes in stability.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Maricopa Community Colleges - Mesa Community College
  • East Valley Institute Of Technology - Adult Education Center

Job Titles Held:

  • Veterinary Technician Supervisor/Lead Tech
  • Veterinary Technician
  • Veterinary Technician
  • Veterinary Technician

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • Veterinary Technician Assistant Certificate

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