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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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Receptionist and Vet Assistant

Be able to assist Veterinarian as well as clients in the front and accept any incoming phone calls.

  • Answer telephone, schedule appointments, and follow-up with clients weekly.
  • Enter client and patient information and/or notes in Microsoft Word and Avimark, system. Fast typing speed.
  • File patient charts and fax patient information to other animal hospitals when needed.
  • Assist veterinarian with dog/cat in exam room and gather materials needed.
  • Keep clients and patients feeling welcomed.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
22

Vet Assistant

  • Cleaned, papered kennels and feed/water dogs
  • Assisted doctor with spay/neuter surgeries
  • Assisted doctor with temperature readings, fecal exams, and anything else that was needed
  • Provide great customers service
  • Trained on how to operate front office in absent of office manager
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
BS
Interdisciplinary Studies (ec-6)
Student Teaching
23

Receptionist / Inventory / Vet Assistant

First line of communication between patients and veterinarian.

  • Responsible for scheduling appointments, filing paperwork, and maintaining patient records.
  • Personally transitioned strictly hard-copy office to manually created computer database.
  • Assisted Dr/vet tech in daily procedures and surgery.
  • Maintained/stocked all the inventory for the hospitals needs.
  • Ran /Maintained Idexx laboratory equipment.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
AS
Office Technology
24

Receptionist / Vet Assistant

Demonstrated strong customer services skills in a fast paced environment such as answering clients questions and concerns, solving conflicts, billing and accounting issues, informing client of test results, scheduling appointments, fax documents, writing and sending referrals, following business protocols and judgment of customer integrity.

  • Knowledgeable in medical assisting skills such as handling animals, film and digital radiographs, filling prescriptions, writing on medical charts and laboratory procedures.
  • Assist Doctor in surgery, taking x-rays, catheter placement, drawing blood samples, administering fluids and general procedures.
  • Brief doctors on the appointments before they enter the exam room and debrief the client upon exit.
  • Update patient owners on status, progress or complications.
  • Prepare Doctor's notes, estimates, documented and maintain patient files.
  • Training new staff members.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
C
Respiratory Therapy
AS
Applied Science
BS
Health Science
25

Vet Assistant

Actively assist in daily animal healthcare.

  • Participate in small animal surgical procedures.
  • Manage pre and post-operative care for animals.
  • Oversee and manage laboratory work, including in-house blood work and blood work samples sent out for analysis.
  • Provide ongoing supportive care and education to animal owners.
  • Complete accurate medical records, using the proper medical terminology.
  • Provide back-up front desk duties, including answering phones, booking appointments, and filling prescriptions.
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BA
Forestry And Wildlife Management
MA
Education
26

Receptionist/vet Assistant

Strong work ethic with excellent time management, interpersonal, customer service, and communication skills

  • Ability to check clients in and out, answer phones, schedule appointments, and maintain medical records accurately
  • Perform administrative functions such as managing faxes, phone calls, client inquiries, and keeping pricing up to date
  • Prepare estimates and invoices as well as collect payments for services
  • Handle daily bookwork, bank deposits, and end of month business
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
15
years
at this job
AS
Applied Science
AS
Applied Science
27

Kennel/vet Assistant

  • Monitored and looked after pets.
  • Washed and cleaned up after animals and assured pet owners their pets were being well taken care of.
  • Handled situations with grace and respect.
  • Provided other services such as walking and playtime.
Candidate Info
2
months in
workforce
1
month
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
HS
Medical Coding And Billing
28

Kennel/vet Assistant

Responsible for numerous animals during and after business hours.

  • Feed, medicate, bathe, give ear flushes and necessary attention to animals
  • Assist Doctors when applicable
  • Manage and make minor repairs when needed in the Kennel
  • Client services
  • Janitorial Operations pertaining to dogs, cats, horses, sheep, pigs, and goats.
  • Currently making $12.62 an hour (FEW HOURS)
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
GED
GED
29

Vet Assistant

Administered medication, immunizations, and blood plasma to animals.

  • Cleaned kennels, animal holding areas, examination and operating rooms, and animal loading/unloading facilities.
  • Monitored animals' recovering from surgery and notified veterinarians of any changes.
  • Performed routine laboratory and diagnostic tests.
  • Prepared surgical equipment and passed instruments and materials to veterinarians during surgical procedures.
  • Provided emergency first aid to animals as needed.
  • Restrained animals during veterinary procedures.
  • Sterilized instruments and equipment for necessary procedures.
  • Define techniques and coach owners how to modify aggressive behavior, inappropriate urination and separation anxiety.
  • Advised animal owners regarding sanitary measures, feeding, general care, medical conditions and treatment options.
  • Collected body tissue, feces, blood, urine or other body fluids for examination and analysis.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
30

Vet Assistant/kennel Assistant/receptionist

Reception duties including telephone communication with clients, file maintenance and organization, and checking patients into and out of hospital.

  • Assisting kennel technicians with patient baths, nail trims, walking, catching urine specimens and maintaining cleanliness of hospital.
  • Assist vet technicians in prescription refills, monitoring patients during surgeries and dental operations, including vital sign checks on a five-minute interval.
  • Assist veterinarian and veterinary techs in holding patients to collect blood samples, etc.
Candidate Info
6
months in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BS
Animal Science
BS
Agriculture; Animal Sciences

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