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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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31

Vet Assistant

Working with cat's, rabbits, and other small mammals

  • Very knowledgeable about cats and rabbits; extremely perceptive to their needs
  • Handle daily maintenance of animals; prepare animals for surgery
  • Assist veterinarians during surgeries; assist clients to facilitate visits
  • Handle emergencies on a regular basis
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
AS
Liberal Arts
32

Receptionist/ Vet Assistant

Effectively communicate and interact with customers and co-workers

  • Office Management: maintain animal records and billing information, answer multi-line phones, schedule appointments, file, copy, order supplies, fill prescriptions prepare and label medications to be sent home with patients
  • Regularly maintain office appearance by cleaning and organizing examine rooms and sterilizing instruments and equipment
  • Ability to stay calm and efficient during high pressure situations
  • Assist with surgical procedures, administering vaccinations and medications, nail trimming/gland expressions, bathing, cleaning kennels, and walking dogs
  • Prepare samples for laboratory examination under veterinarian supervision
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
33

Vet Assistant

Provide compassionate and complete care to family pets

  • Meticulously and accurately document lab results, procedures, surgical and exam notes in patient computer files
  • Maintain a supreme level of confidentiality concerning patient records and client personal information
  • Inform clients with cheerful and knowledgeable progress reports concerning the care of their pets
  • Multi-task and prioritize between care of pets, all while maintaining a high level of efficiency
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AAS
Veterinary Technology
BS
Biology
34

Vet Assistant

Room pts/Restraint of animals/TPR/educate owners of wellness plans

  • Blood draws/IV cath. placement/administer vaccines
  • Labs/fecal floats/HWT/Urinalysis/ In-house Chem/CBC/Parvo/Giardia test
  • X-rays and positioning/Answer phones/schedule appts/fill prescriptions
  • General cleaning/stocking/wrapping packs
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
AS
Veterinary Technology
35

Vet Assistant/kennel

Take care of animals for 10 hours a day

  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of the clinic
  • Assist with basic testing and diagnostics with the help of a veterinary technician
  • Keep on a demanding schedule to ensure all important duties were accomplished on time
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Undergraduate Courses
36

Vet Assistant

Monitor animals recovering from surgery and notify veterinarians of any unusual changes or symptoms.

  • Clean and maintain kennels, animal holding areas, examination or operating rooms, or animal loading or unloading facilities to control the spread of disease.
  • Hold or restrain animals during veterinary procedures.
  • Administer medication, immunizations, or blood plasma to animals as prescribed by veterinarians.
  • Assist veterinarians in examining animals to determine the nature of illnesses or injuries.
  • Clean, maintain, and sterilize instruments or equipment.
  • Perform routine laboratory tests or diagnostic tests, such as taking or developing x-rays.
  • Fill medication prescriptions.
  • Collect laboratory specimens, such as blood, urine, or feces for testing.
  • Provide assistance with euthanasia of animals or disposal of corpses.
Candidate Info
8
months in
workforce
4
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
HS
High School Diploma
Certified Nurses Aid
37

Receptionist, Vet Assistant

Open/Closing Duties

  • Front desk duties
  • Responsible for filing animal chart information
  • Responsible for maintaining records on medication/product inventory
  • Assisted in surgeries
  • Administered vaccinations with supervision
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Management
38

Front Desk Reception/vet Assistant

Oversees front office operations and provide quality customer service.

  • Converted office documents to electronic form to improve efficiency.
  • Applied knowledge of veterinary software to increase accuracy in data entered and implement time-saving shortcuts.
  • Assists the Veterinarian in exams and surgery, including prep and cleanup.
  • Maintains a running inventory and restock supplies.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
AA
Associate of Arts
BA
Liberal Studies / Business Administration
Marketing/business
39

Vet Assistant/ Receptionist

Thoroughly clean clinic and animal areas daily, including cages, dishes, bedding, etc.

  • Provide treatment and care for animals including vaccinations, examination, performance of medical treatments (bandaging, nail clipping, ear clipping etc).
  • Monitor animals before and after surgery for any difficulty with anesthesia.
  • Perform lab tests and x-rays to help the Vet and Veterinary Technician at the surgery.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
40

Vet Assistant

Surgery Preparation

  • Extensive phone and personal communications with clients
  • Spoke with referral doctors regarding admissions
  • Scheduled all appointments for specialists
  • Discharged patients
  • Mobile bus Vaccine Clinic
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job

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