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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Skilled supervisor with experience leading teams, managing projects, and coordinating program resources. Offering veterinary and marine conservation experience along with advanced communication and problem-solving abilities. Creative with social media strategies and content development. Ready for new professional challenges and career advancement.

Skills
  • Recordkeeping and template development
  • Event planning
  • Team management, collaboration and operations support
  • Research and article writing
  • Staff and client education and training
  • Patient assessment
  • Ophthalmic specialized care
  • Communication and relationship building with outside vendors and affiliations
  • Lab operations, surgical procedures, anesthesia, and support
  • Medical equipment maintenance
  • Photography
  • Experienced in Photoshop, Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Budgeting and financial management
  • Medication administration and prescription management
Experience
11/2014 to Current
Volunteer Staff University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine Miramar, FL,
  • Attend local events and run booths throughout the year to educate the public on Great White Shark awareness in Cape Cod, MA and discuss our research.
  • Events such as the Boston Sea Rovers conference and the New England Boat show in Boston.
  • Ran 2 Great White Shark/Whale Expeditions every summer for the public with head researcher Dr. Greg Skomal. Assisted with educating the public, and collaborate with the Whale and Dolphin Conservancy.
  • Helped to collaborate AWSC with Ethos Veterinary Hospital’s Vetbloom program to load STEM educational programs for students and the Gills Club initiative.
  • Assisted with the set up with 1% For The Planet, an online program through Patagonia to raise money for nonprofit organizations.
  • Collaborated and planned a lecture in NH at Redhook Brewery for Dr. Greg Skomal to discuss his research with the public.
07/2008 to Current
Clinical Supervisor/Technician Ophthalmology Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital City, STATE,
  • Evaluate and review staff performance and devise strategies for optimizing work procedures, technical training, and standard processes.
  • Manage diverse projects, including expense tracking, schedules, and staff training.
  • Surgical instrument care and autoclave sterilization.
  • Obtain and record patient medical history and operate ophthalmic equipment.
  • Perform ocular enucleations on deceased patients for our donor tissue program.
  • Counsel clients in ophthalmic disease processes, including surgery, cost, and post-op care.
  • Perform all ophthalmic exams on patients checking visual acuity, intraocular pressures, pupil dilation and function.
  • Leverage strong interpersonal, communication and collaboration skills to relate successfully to diverse individuals, including clients, referring veterinarians, and staff, on daily basis.
  • Generate reports outlining latest updates within the department, results and solutions.
  • Develop educational and marketing materials detailing veterinary ophthalmology.
  • Take electroretinagram readings and perform ocular ultrasounds to determine retinal and orbital health.
  • Perform routine laboratory procedures such as hematology, microbiology, parasitology, cytology, blood chemistry, urinalysis and serology.
  • Monitor anesthesia including ventilator cases and administering paralytics.
  • Assist with a wide range of inpatient and outpatient patient procedures.
04/2001 to 07/2008
Veterinary Technician Dover Veterinary Hospital City, STATE,
  • Operated anesthesia machines, oxygen equipment and monitoring equipment along with monitoring anesthesia.
  • Monitored animals during after-hours shifts.
  • Performed physical examinations
  • Surgical instrument care and autoclave sterilization.
  • Restrained and stabilized animals during examination and treatment.
  • Performed dental procedures and radiographs.
  • Performed routine laboratory procedures such as hematology, microbiology, parasitology, cytology, blood chemistry, urinalysis, and serology.
  • Train and mentor staff.
  • 2006-2008 worked strictly in Ophthalmology
06/2000 to 04/2001
Outpatient Veterinary Technician Animal, Tufts School Of Veterinary Medicine City, STATE,
  • Performed routine laboratory procedures.
  • Provided direct care for animal patients in post-operative recovery, closely monitoring vital signs and progress.
  • Performed physical examinations and performed sterile catheterization.
  • Restrained and stabilized animals during examination and treatment to safeguard against accidental injuries.
  • Treated medical diseases and conditions of livestock.
  • Performed ongoing clinical research and wrote notes to help with article writing.
  • Supervised fourth year veterinary students and trained them on proper techniques.
  • Assisted veterinary students of all skill levels with understanding and excelling in large animal medicine.
  • Coached veterinary students through large animal handling, intravenous catheter placement, and blood draws.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/1997
Associate of Science: Animal Sciences
University of New Hampshire - Durham, NH
GPA:
Expected in 06/2000
Bachelor of Science: Animal Sciences
University Of New Hampshire - Durham, NH
GPA:
Interests

Photography and graphic arts (Comfortable in Photoshop, and graphic design for social media platforms), coaching softball and baseball, involvement in recreational sports leagues. Enjoy skateboarding and surfing and highly motivated for anything ocean related.

Additional Information

Shark Research and Marine Education:

For the past three years I have been researching vision and the ocular anatomy of Lamnid sharks. I am working in conjunction with Dr. Greg Skomal, the University of Wisconsin, and UCDavis Veterinary School. Currently, I am finishing a research journal on Lamnid shark vision. Future research will continue in the months ahead. I have been involved in many research groups over the past 6 years including the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy, Atlantic Shark Institute, and Sharks for Kids. A couple of years ago, I taught a 6 week Gills Club course to fifth and sixth grade girls educating them on shark biology and conservation. I am hoping to work with the state university in the future to initiate a shark conversation program.

Certifications
  • Certified in PADI Open Water Scuba
  • Certification Course via Cornell University: Sharks! Global Biodiversity, Biology, and Conservation

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School Attended
  • University of New Hampshire
  • University Of New Hampshire
Job Titles Held:
  • Volunteer Staff
  • Clinical Supervisor/Technician Ophthalmology
  • Veterinary Technician
  • Outpatient Veterinary Technician
Degrees
  • Associate of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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