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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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Vet Assistant

Book animals into AviMark software for doctor examination, and surgery appointments

  • Provided customer service by handling incoming inquiries via telephone, email and fax
  • Assist the veterinarian in exam room with medical records, vaccines, and other treatments
  • Monitor animals under general anesthesia for surgical procedures and assist with dentals
  • Kept client files up-to-date with owner information, animal shot records, and medical records
  • Follow treatment orders requested by DVM such as radiographs, venipuncture, administering fluids and medications
  • Providing excellent care to inpatient and outpatient appointments
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AA
Liberal Arts
12

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
13

Vet Assistant

  • Responsible for answering telephones and handling client questions and concerns.
  • Liaison between doctors and clients.
  • Scheduled appointments and conducted routine office work.
  • Managed and handled medical documents and client payment.
  • Responsible for the cleaning of exam rooms.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Business Management
14

Client Care Representative/vet Assistant

Five and one half years of client care/vet assistant experience at [company name]. I gained progressive experience from front office client care support to assisting the doctor with surgery. I have extensive experience in medical care and procedures.

  • Assisted the doctors in medical procedures
  • Greeted clients and ensured they were met promptly
  • Make scheduling appointments
  • Maintained patient records
  • Presented service bills and received payment for services
  • Provided excellent care to the patients
  • Extensive experience in medical terminology and procedures
  • Trained new staff members
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
15

Vet Assistant

Skilled in venipuncture (cephalic vein); naso-gastric and naso-esophageal intubations; administration of vaccinations and subcutaneous fluids; administration of oral, ocular, nasal, otic, and injectable medications; wound care therapies (wet & dry), bandaging and splinting; and basic grooming

  • Familiar with a wide variety of pharmaceuticals, diets, nutraceuticals and topical veterinary products
  • Assist with inventory management by stocking and rotating routinely used supplies
  • Obtain and report basic clinical data and observations
  • Perform ECGs and dental prophylaxis
  • Proficient in record keeping, both electronic files and hard copy
  • Counsel clients on proper use and administration of medications, supplements, and diet
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
16

Vet Assistant

Responsible for administering my patient's medications each morning and afternoon and recording each treatment.

  • Fill prescriptions for clients, and guarantee they are satisfied with the service they receive.
  • Monitoring and preparing patients for surgeries is also a very important part of my job.
  • Trained to correctly draw blood from feline and canine patients.
  • I'm able to take and develop x-rays in the darkroom, and also trained to work with digital x-ray.
  • Assisting with client check outs after their visit, and purchasing different medications and products.
  • Clean and disinfect cages and work areas, and sterilize laboratory and surgical equipment.
  • Scheduling appointments around surgery times and incoming emergencies.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
HS
Education
AS
Administrative Support
17

Vet Assistant

Check patients in, preform initial exam, weigh, take temperature, get samples & testing started when necessary

  • Treat convalescent patients during after hours providing insulin injections, meds, treatments & SQ fluids
  • Run in house lab work including blood tests using Corner Stone system, print lab work for files
  • Perform Radiology duties
  • Help customers with difficult patients by transporting them to and from the car
  • Clean & sanitize hospital, exam rooms & offices throughout the day, at closing & on the weekends
  • Receive med & food shipments, stocked pharmacy
  • Assisted Dr. with surgeries by prepping and sedating patients for surgeries including, abases repairs, neuter
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
Air Force
18

Vet Assistant

Feed, waters and exercises animals. Grooms animals, which includes clipping claws, bathing and brushing animals.

  • Prepares animals for surgery by shaving animals and sterilizing surgical equipment.
  • Responsibilities include observing animals' symptoms and abnormal behaviors and reporting them to the veterinarian or veterinarian technician.
  • Collects blood, feces or urine samples for laboratory tests and assist with taking X-rays of animals.
  • Thoroughly clean clinic and animal areas daily, including cages, floors, dishes, bedding, etc.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
AA
Volunteer Opportunities
BS
Industrial Technology
19

Assistant/vet Assistant/ Customer Service Rep

Provide customer service to clients on each individual horses needs in person and phone support

  • In charge of daily feedings and caretaking of 50+ horses
  • Administration of Injections & medication
  • Assist with breeding of Arabian horses
  • Rehabbing of Individual horses needs
  • Assistant to Dr Sheri Drake for breeding and the health of the horses
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
20

Kennel Tech, Vet Assistant

Single handedly cared for and medicated hospital animals.

  • Consciously be aware of animal's attitude and personality.
  • Personally assisted doctor.
  • Ensured that clients clearly understood are received the ultimate care and services.
  • Prepped and assisted during surgery, IV and sub-q fluids, oral and sub-q medications.
  • Documented charting.
  • Processed and documented prescriptions.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Health & Exercise Science

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