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

Kind and attentive Licensed Veterinary Technician with ten years of relevant experience and specific expertise with felines. Proven history of building strong client/volunteer/foster relationships to provide seamless pet care and foster exceptional service.

Skills
  • Feline connoisseur
  • Medication administration
  • Volunteer training
  • Client communication and education
  • Special diets and alternative medicine
  • Foster instruction and support
  • Feral cat handling
  • Marketing for unique cats
  • Experience with PetPoint, Cornerstone, Neo and Chameleon
  • Positive attitude
Work History
02/2022 to Current Certified Veterinary Technician Envigo | Denver, PA,
  • Completed standard veterinary technician tasks at single doctor practice including surgical monitoring, processing of lab samples, maintaining records and assisting during physical exams.
  • Assisted veterinarian during acupuncture treatments.
  • Managed pharmacy to include ordering and monitoring drugs expiration dates.
11/2021 to Current Certified Veterinary Technician Envigo | Cumberland, VA,
  • Calculated drug doses for surgeries, placed IV catheters, induced anesthesia, intubated patients with ET tubes and monitored patients while under anesthesia.
  • Lead a project to reorganize and standardize surgical packs and surgical drapes.
  • Assisted in appointments taking a history, administering vaccines, drawing blood for lab work and filled prescriptions.
  • Educated clients on vaccines, flea/tick and heartworm prevention as well as medications.
  • Supported veterinarians during euthanasias and urgent care appointments.
03/2019 to 11/2020 Veterinary Technician, Wellness Coordinator Army Veterinary Treatment Facility | City, STATE,
  • Increased capacity for new intake cats and kittens by rearranging rooms for adults, kittens and medically needy cats though the addition of dozens more kennel options. Supervised the building of an isolation room for contagious animals as well.
  • Performed new pet intake exams to gain necessary information concerning health, behaviors, and other details to provide complete records and methods of owner contact.
  • Provided all in house medical care as the sole vet tech under the supervision of a private practice veterinarian including; wound care, deworming, vaccines, FIV/FeLV testing, medication administration and any other necessary care.
  • Developed videos and training documents to streamline medical volunteer training processes plus recruited and conducted volunteer interviews and assessments to screen qualified volunteers for evening/weekend care.
  • Updated rescue policies on intake procedure, disinfecting protocols, medical record keeping and created SOPs for all common medical tasks completed at the rescue like vaccinating, FeLV testing and parasite control.
  • Partnered with Events and Marketing Coordinator to complete educational videos for Facebook/TikTok plus engaged with followers to answer questions and provide updates for medical cases.
  • Coordinated with Foster Coordinator to recruit and train fosters for medically needy cats and kittens. Advised on supplies needed, diets, medications and routinely checked on animal progress in foster.
  • Collaborated with Adoption Coordinator to match harder to place cats with the best families possible. Educated prospective adopters on cats' medical history and any special care needed in the future.
08/2018 to 03/2019 Foster Appointment Technician Animal Wellness Center | City, STATE,
  • Completed medical appointments for animals in foster care like lab work, recheck radiographs, splint/bandage changes, vaccinations, deworming and flea/tick treatments.
  • Performed exams on animals finishing rounds of medications for upper respiratory infections, ringworm treatment, kennel cough and other conditions being treated in a foster home.
  • Educated fosters on how to properly care for the shelter pet at home as well as check on their progress throughout the length of their foster care.
12/2016 to 04/2018 Licensed Veterinary Technician Company Name | City, State,
  • Completed standard veterinary technician tasks with the privately owned animals affiliated with the base including: venipuncture, anesthesia induction and monitoring, initial exams, vaccinations, radiographs, using Abaxis equipment, coordinating lab samples with laboratories worldwide plus client education.
  • Helped organize paperwork for pet travel to various countries including international health certificates.
  • Supported the military working dog mission by working with handlers to administer prescribed treatments.
  • Communicated well with multiple veterinarians both active duty army and civilian plus organized referral care with Italian veterinary clinics and pharmacies.
09/2012 to 01/2014 Licensed Veterinary Technician Company Name | City, State,
  • Assisted with annual health exams for both cats and dogs.
  • Handled lab work including fecals, urinalysis and routine blood monitoring with Abaxis equipment plus coordinated with our outside labs sending specimens though Fedex as well.
  • Operated intravet computer software as well as made appointments, coordinated scheduling of surgeries and took detailed homeopathic reports from clients.
  • Prepared patients for surgery, induced anesthesia, monitored the patient under anesthesia, assisted during surgeries and maintained and sterilized surgical equipment.
  • Advised patients on good quality pet foods, over-vaccination, vaccine antibody titers, chemical free alternative medications and homeopathic remedies.
Education
Expected in 12/2020 Bachelor of Applied Science | Natural Sciences University of Maine At Augusta, Augusta, ME, GPA:
Expected in 05/2012 Associate of Science | Veterinary Technology University of Maine At Augusta , Bangor, ME, GPA:
  • Awarded Associate Degreee Student of the Year
Additional Information
  • LICENSES/CERTIFICATES:
  • Licensed Veterinary Technician, State of Maine Board of Veterinary Medicine
  • Certified Veterinary Technician, Massachusetts Veterinary Technician Association
Certifications
  • Licensed Veterinary Technician, State of Maine - 2012-Present
  • Certified Veterinary Technician, Massachusetts Veterinary Technician Association - 2021 - Present

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School Attended

  • University of Maine At Augusta
  • University of Maine At Augusta

Job Titles Held:

  • Certified Veterinary Technician
  • Certified Veterinary Technician
  • Veterinary Technician, Wellness Coordinator
  • Foster Appointment Technician
  • Licensed Veterinary Technician
  • Licensed Veterinary Technician

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  • Bachelor of Applied Science
  • Associate of Science

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