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Vet Techs provide patient care in animal health facilities. Typical example resumes for this position mention duties such as helping Veterinarians, checking patient vital signs, cleaning and wrapping wounds, performing tests, administering treatments, updating records, and sanitizing working areas. Key qualifications seen on most Vet Tech resumes are love of animals, empathy, clinical skills, fast thinking, time management, and communication, since they also need to talk to pet owners. Successful candidates for this position hold an Associate's Degree in veterinary technology.

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1

Vet Technician

Assist veterinarian in exam rooms ex: restraining animals, talking to clients, making sure everything was ready before the vet came into the room.

  • Prepped animals for surgery, monitor and run anesthesia, performed dentals, and recovered animals after procedures.
  • Venipunctures, placing IV catheters, read fecals, ear swabs, positioned and taken xrays, have placed some ET tubes.
  • Cleaned and cared for all animals in facility ex: giving medicines, walking dogs and cleaning kennels.
  • Receptionist duties, answered a multi-line phone, also did inventory and ordering for clinic on a weekly basis.
  • Prepared specimens to be shipped off for labwork.
  • Filling prescriptions.
  • Bathing animals, nt, expressing anal sacs, and minimal grooming.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AS
Technology
2

Vet Tech Intern Small Animal

Provided pre, intra, and post operative care for small animals

  • Performed proper restraints of animals and injection/anesthesia
  • Collected TPR, blood, stool, urine samples and interpreted lab data
  • Communicated information with Veterinary Technician to maintain continuity of care
  • Husbandry, dog walking, administering medication to animals
Candidate Info
7
months in
workforce
3
months
at this job
AS
Veterinary Science
BA
Biology
3

Assistant Laboratory Animal Tech/vet Tech

Maintained assigned animal rooms cleaning, cage changing, sanitizing supplies, feeding and observing animals for illness or injury.

  • Kept daily and monthly records which included: food given to intake percentage, temperature and humidity and census.
  • Checked water supply and reported any abnormalities to the veterinary staff.
  • Performed Vet Tech duties when needed which included: administering medications, assisting in surgeries, prepared and distributed enrichment and communicated with various labs regarding their colonies.
  • I also maintained my own breeding colony housed in isolators to guarantee there would be no chance of cross contamination. These animals would then be distributed to labs requiring specific breeds, strains and litters.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
4

Receptionist/vet Tech

Fed and exercised 5 animals each day.

  • Retained customers by calling and sending reminder cards for appointments.
  • Updated client records and added appointments to company calendar.
  • Maintained a clean and sanitary work environment at all times.
  • Cleaned animal enclosures and performed minor maintenance.
  • Filed files
  • Wrote up surgery's
Candidate Info
9
months in
workforce
4
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
5

Vet Tech

Took complete history of animal and talked with owners on topic of visit

  • Helped asses and assisted on complete care of ill animals for the time of stay
  • Answered phones, Filled Medical scripts, Took client information.
  • Surgery, critical animals and any other major care needed.
  • Communication with clients for the vets on care or needs of animals.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
Business Management / Floral Design
6

Vet Tech Assistant

Monitored and cared for animals after surgery

  • Maintained and sterilized all surgical instruments and equipment
  • Receptionist work: Obtained animals health histories and records, updated client information, organized files
  • Processed payments
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
months
at this job
GED
GED
Anatomy, And Pathology Understanding
7

Lab Coordinator / Vet Tech

Open & close clinic on a daily basis, maintain lab machines, and purchase weekly oxygen supplies.

  • Induce and intubate patients for anesthetic procedures; perform injections via IM, SQ, and IV.
  • Monitor anesthesia before, during, and post administration and perform dental prophies and blood draws (from jugular, cephalic, or saphenous veins).
  • Utilize such tools as IV catheters, Tonopen, and digital radiographs.
  • Consistently deliver top-quality customer service; prepare medicine and explain purpose and dosages, deliver discharge / post-surgical instructions, and provide support in euthanasia cases.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
BS
Animal Science
8

Receptionist/office Assistant/ Vet Tech Asst.

Hands on experience of medical records management and clinical procedures associated with animal care

  • Excellent In depth knowledge of restraining animals and assisting the vet in administering medication
  • Booked and scheduled appointments
  • Educated customers as they arrived and provided required information
  • Scheduled and rescheduled appointments as necessary
  • Assisted vet with clinical procedure when required
  • Cleaned and maintained the office area
  • Use of multiple work screens
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
9

Intern to Vet Tech

Cleaned, sanitized, and maintained good living conditions for all dogs and cats.

  • Dog training, dog testing, and socialization exercises with animals.
  • Assisted with vaccines, blood work testing, minor cuts and wounds clean up, euthanasia, medical bathing, administering medications, and keeping surgery areas clean.
  • Work with restraining animals, and also assisting vet tech with all medical diagnosis, and bringing animals to veterinarian for checkups.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
AS
Culinary Arts
BA
Food Service Management
Veterinary Technology
10

Receptionist/vet Tech

Completed general administrative duties such as, filing, answering the phones and scheduling appointments and Assisted Veterinarian as needed with animals

  • Took Medical information during check-in/check-out, kept kennels in orderly and cleanliness fashion
  • Checked patients in and out, verified patient records and recorded updates.
  • Handled billing, inventory and sales for Hospital
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Medical

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