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Vet Assistants, or Veterinarian Assistants, support veterinarians and veterinary technicians by restraining and monitoring animals during procedures and giving animals medication and first aid, amongst other tasks. Sample resumes of Vet Assistants provide skills like answering phones in a fast-paced vet clinic, scheduling appointments, ordering inventory, and assisting doctors in the exam rooms. On-the-job training is often provided, though it can be beneficial if a candidate is able to show the completion of a diploma or certificate program in the field of veterinarian assisting on his or her resume.

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1

Dog Groomer & Vet Assistant

Consulted clients regarding sanitary measures, feeding, general care, medical conditions, and treatment options.

  • Communicated frequently with veterinarians and veterinarian assistants regarding animal prognosis and care plans.
  • Assisted veterinarians in examining animals.
  • Monitored animals' recovering from surgery.
  • Assisted veterinarians with surgical procedures.
  • Prioritized animal safety and comfort consistently.
  • Adhered to high standard of safety, cleanliness, and professionalism.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Liberal Arts
2

Vet Assistant

Sent out completed animal lab work

  • Drew up vaccines and completed preventative testing for animals
  • Trained new hires on appropriate responsibilities
  • Assisted in general office tasks (filing, coping, record keeping, etc.)
  • Assisted with scheduling and follow up with pet owners post appointment
  • Aided the doctor in surgical veterinary procedures
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AS
Business
3

Lead Kennel/vet Assistant

Assist the Vet with after care of surgery animals

  • Maintained and updated multiple schedules at once
  • Established and implemented policies and procedures
  • In charge of all staffing issues
  • Dispense medication and monitor stat machines
  • Maintain a structured setting for all animals
  • Promoted after six months of working
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Medical Office / Billing / Coding
4

Vet Assistant

Laid out surgical equipment and passed instruments and materials to veterinarian during surgical procedures

  • Processed client payments, sent invoices and placed appointment reminder calls
  • Collected tissues, feces, blood and urine samples for examination and analysis
  • Preformed Dentals on cats & dogs, checked animals' temperature, heart rate and lung sounds
  • Assisted customers by phone, including scheduling appointments and treatments
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Business
BS
Business Admin / Ag Business
5

Vet Assistant

Prepared animals for surgery

  • Prepared/read cytology's, fecal samples, skin scrapings, blood smears, etc.
  • Managed prescriptions, filled prescriptions, and maintained inventory.
  • Kept kennels clean, bathed animals, maintained a clean work environment.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Agriculture
6

Client Service Coordinator, Vet Assistant

Prepared, processed and analyzed lab samples

  • Administered vaccines and delivered blood and lab results
  • Resolved client conflicts to improve client retention
  • Educated clients on various diseases and proper drug administration
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Biology
Biology
7

Vet Assistant

Kept animal care and maintenance records and inventories for assigned area.

  • Placed appointments and walk-in clients in exam rooms for doctor.
  • Answered phone calls.
  • Processed charge outs for patients on the computer
  • Greeted clients at the front desk
  • Helped with flow of patients in and out of rooms in the hospital
  • Assisted doctor for medical treatments
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
C
Certificate
Psychology
Psychology
8

Vet Assistant/ Kennel Help

First two years I worked there I helped with kennels and took care of the animals that were boarding.

  • I would go in on weekends and holidays to administer medications, feed, and walk boarding pets
  • Keep hospital clean and orderly
  • After 2 years I began learning how to draw up medications, take x-rays, and assist in surgery
  • Answered phone calls and scheduled appointments
  • Checked clients in and out
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Biology / Nursing
9

Kennel Tech/vet Assistant

  • Monitored animals recovering from surgery and notifying veterinarians of any unusual changes.
  • Cleaned and maintained kennels, animals holding areas, examination and operating rooms, and animals.
  • Loading/unloading facilities to control the spread of disease.
  • Held or restrained animals during veterinary procedures.
  • Assisted veterinarians in examining animals to determine the nature of illnesses or injuries.
  • Received 'Employee of the Month' award in January 2010.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
HS
Science,math, English,physics,world History
10

Vet Assistant

Draw up vaccines for the doctor and administer vaccines and medication as prescribed by veterinarian

  • Record animal health histories in computer database
  • Restrain animals for the doctor to do exams, bloodwork and vaccines
  • Give explanation of animal healthcare for customers
  • Monitor animals recovering from surgery and notify veterinarian of any unusual changes or symptoms
  • Attend to problems or complaints in person, on the telephone or by email.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma

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