Veterinary Technician Resume

Samantha Gray

North Highlands CA 95660

(916) 987-6543

[email protected]

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Summary

An individual who has notable experience in animal care and veterinary equipment operations and management preparing animals, equipment and instruments for surgery; has special ability in intravenous feedings and tube feeding processes for animals; has great skill to define animal behaviors, conduct pathological tests and examinations, and provide specialized animal nursing care; excellent people skills and client management.

Professional Experience:

Senior Veterinary Technician August 2005 – Present

Angelus Animal Hospital, Pasadena, TX

Responsibilities:

  • Worked as assistant to a licensed veterinarian and assisted Vet at the lab during surgeries.
  • Conducted tests and helped in diagnosing illnesses and injuries of animals.
  • Took laboratory tests, blood, prepared tissue samples for testing and performed urinalysis and blood counts.
  • Advised pet owners on safety and health practices to ensure no disease is transmitted from animals to humans.
  • Gave medications orally and topically to animals with injuries, diseases and contaminations.
  • Documented pain and stress level tests of animals used for research and development, as well as medical histories.
  • Provided medical treatments to animals under veterinary care with monitored supervision from the licensed veterinarian.
  • Trained new interns and junior technicians in the equipment management and operations.

Veterinary Technician II May 1998 – July 2005

Georgetown Animal Clinic, Austin, TX

Responsibilities:

  • Worked as an assistant to the licensed veterinarians in the clinic.
  • Checked animal facilities and holding fences.
  • Controlled and sedated animals for gathering of fluid and strain samples.
  • Prepared diets and cleaned animal enclosures; assisted in the adequate care of young animals until adoption .
  • Observed and documented animal behaviors, eating patterns and mating seasons.
  • Conducted inventory and check in quality of veterinary drugs.
  • Evaluated animal health problems, their causes, cure and prevention.

Veterinary Technician July 1994 – May 1998

Kerry Whitman Vet Industries, Beaumont, TX

Responsibilities:

  • Worked as assistant to a licensed veterinarian and assisted Vet at the lab during surgeries.
  • Conducted tests and helped in diagnosing illnesses and injuries of animals.
  • Took laboratory tests, blood, prepared tissue samples for testing and performed urinalysis and blood counts.
  • Advised pet owners on safety and health practices to ensure no disease is transmitted from animals to humans.
  • Gave medications orally and topically to animals with injuries, diseases and contaminations.
  • Documented pain and stress level tests of animals used for research and development, as well as medical histories.
  • Provided medical treatments to animals under veterinary care with monitored supervision from the licensed veterinarian.
  • Trained new interns and junior technicians in the equipment management and operations.

Veterinary Technician II May 1998 – July 2005

Georgetown Animal Clinic, Austin, TX

Education

1990 – 1994 Associate Degree in the Veterinary Technology

Rice University, TX

1994 Registered Veterinary Technician

Rice University, TX

Skills:

  • Client-management skills
  • Data management and bookkeeping skills
  • Outstanding research, reporting and business correspondence skills
  • Pathology and machinery operations management
  • Significant knowledge of treatment medicines, animal behavior and control of common infections in animals

Associations/Organizations

Texas Veterinary Medical Association, Member

Texas Association of Registered Veterinary Technicians, Member