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Veterinarians perform medical tasks for animals that range from cleaning their teeth and inspecting their hooves to major surgery and euthanasia. Example resumes of Veterinarians show responsibilities like performing physical exams on a variety of small animals and recommending appropriate preventive medicine protocols to clients, and educating clients on observed behavioral problems and treatments. In order to become a Veterinarian, candidates must be able to show a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree on their resumes, as well as licensure.

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Emergency Room Veterinarian Technician

Responsible for administering medication and vaccinations

  • Lead assistant in animal surgery
  • Helped restrain animals for testing or sample collection by veterinarian
  • Performed lab work and x-rays
  • Treated animal for disease and preformed euthanasia under the direction of a veterinarian
  • Trained entry level veterinarian technicians
  • Placed catheters and central lines
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
Business Administration
32

Veterinarian Technician

Took vitals, monitored animals and help educate clients.

  • Collected medical history, main complaints and symptoms, then charted them in Avimark.
  • Administered medications, drew blood and placed IV catheters.
  • Assisted with surgeries, exams and x-rays.
  • Ran laboratory tests on collected specimens.
  • Cleaned and cared for animals.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Medical Administrative Assistant
Radiology
33

Veterinarian Technician

Able to act as the extra eye, ear and hand for the veterinarian to make sure the best quality pet care

  • Skilled in educating clients regarding best wellness plans, preventive care and pet health requirements
  • Knowledge of ensuring the safety of pets, clients and associates by utilizing safe restraining techniques
  • Hands-on experience in obtaining appropriate information and animal history from clients and maintain appropriate and complete medical charts• Able to view physical symptoms and medical problems and read medical instruments
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain clean, sterile and prearranged treatment areas, exam rooms and labs
  • Proven ability to assist with surgery
Candidate Info
11
months in
workforce
11
months
at this job
34

Veterinarian Assistant

Blood collection for diagnostic purposes.

  • Educated the public about diseases that can be spread from animals to humans.
  • Performed euthanization for injured or sick animals following consultation with owners or per veterinary standards
  • Responded to calls and investigated reports on animal cruelty.
  • Advised animal owners regarding sanitary measures, feeding, general care, medical conditions and treatment options.
  • Restrained animals during veterinary procedures.
  • Assisted veterinarians in examining animals.
  • Injected animals with medications.
  • Retained customers by calling and sending reminder cards for appointments.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Biology/chemistry Candidate
35

Veterinarian Technician

Prepare and administer medications, vaccines, serums, or treatments, as prescribed by veterinarians

  • Take and develop diagnostic radiographs, using x-ray equipment
  • Maintain laboratory, research, or treatment records, as well as inventories of pharmaceuticals, equipment, or supplies
  • Provide information or counseling regarding issues such as animal health care, behavior problems, or nutrition
  • Monitor medical supplies and place orders when inventory is low
  • Perform a variety of office, clerical, or accounting duties, such as reception, billing, bookkeeping, or selling products
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
36

Veterinarian Assistant

Escort clients and patients into exam rooms, record weight, TPR and brief history.

  • Discuss preventive treatment with clients including; flea and tick, worms, vaccines, etc, assist DVM in exam room, prepare vaccines as needed.
  • Enter charges in computer, fill prescriptions, follow up on previous cases, clean and stock exam room.
  • Catheter placement, cystocentesis, blood draws including; jugular, cephalic, saphenous.
  • Anesthesia monitoring, surgical preparation and monitoring, cleaning of surgical instruments, wrap surgery packs, digital radiology, pharmacy, laboratory.
  • Dental procedures including; dental cleaning, digital radiographs, assist DVM with extractions, Doxirobe application, bond and sealant treatment.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
37

Veterinarian Assistant

  • Responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of the animals living environment.
  • Aided the head Veterinarian in surgery.
  • Responsible for maintaining overall health of the animals.
  • Responsible for efficiently maintaining cash drawer.
  • Ensured customer satisfaction by processing orders in a timely fashion.
  • Maintained sanitation of work area.
Candidate Info
HS
High School Diploma
BS
Medical Field And Biology
38

Associate Emergency Veterinarian

Emergency veterinarian providing high-paced, emergent and intensive critical care for small animal species on a 24h basis for cases involving trauma, gastrointestinal issues, cardiopulmonary disease support, dermatologic emergencies, etc.

  • Supportive care and after hours management of hospitalized referral cases and patients under continuous care by the primary veterinarian.
  • Provided emergency surgical services.
  • Positive and upbeat team leader of 2-7 staff members per shift, working amicably with fellow doctors and senior staff.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BS
Animal Sciences And Industry
MS
Animal Sciences And Industry
39

Associate Veterinarian

Performed basic examinations of animals

  • Performed and assisted in routine castrations and ovariohysterictomies as well as elective procedures such as gastrotomies and cystotomies
  • Administration of vaccinations
  • Diagnosed and treated various illnesses of patients
  • Explained and interacted with clients with regard to their animals
  • Participated in emergency on-call duty weekly or biweekly
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Veterinary Medicine
40

Associate Veterinarian

  • Accomplished in performing soft tissue and orthopedic surgeries including: total ear canal ablation, intestinal and gastric foreign body removals, femoral fracture repair with IM pinning, cruciate and patellar repairs, FHOs, Salter type 2 & 3 repairs, tibial tuberosity avulsion, OCD shoulder surgery, amputations, cesarean sections, pyometra, thyroidectomy, nephrectomy, urethral stone removal, cystotomy, bilateral anal sac removal, cherry eye surgery, eyelid mass removals, soft tissue mass removals and biopsies, ovariohysterectomy, neuters, cryptorchidectomy, dental and oral extractions
  • Experienced in managing emergency and critical care services with respect and integrity
  • Diagnosed and treated injuries and diseases including: diabetes, Cushing's and Addison's disease, thyroid disorders, toxicosis, epilepsy, dermatology, cardiology, renal failure, parvovirus
  • Proficient in radiology, anesthesiology, clinical pathology, nutrition, behavioral enrichment, and routine vaccinations
  • Compassionate, professional and honest communication with clients, colleagues and staff
  • Supervised and motivated Technicians and managed hospital, maintained equipment as needed
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Animal Science, Graduated Cum Laude
Doctor Of Veterinary Medicine, Board Certified

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