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Veterinary Assistants provide support to Veterinaries and Veterinary Technicians. Common duties of a Veterinary Assistant include cleaning cages, sanitizing equipment, taking X-rays, providing emergency first aid, handing instruments during procedures, administering medication, and reporting to pet owners. Based on our collection of resume samples, these employees should demonstrate love of animals, basic clinical skills, empathy, attention to details, and good communication abilities, as they may need to talk to worried pet owners. Successful resume examples for Veterinary Assistants showcase veterinarian assisting training.

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1

Veterinary Assistant

Effectively assisted the DVM during exams and procedures, while remaining adaptable to change during emergency situations.

  • Maintained positive and professional connections with my peers and the general public.
  • Prioritized, organized, and completed diagnostic testing samples, and effectively
  • Performed and monitored general anesthesia, while conducting dental prophylactic
  • Received, opened, time stamped, sorted, and distributed incoming and outgoing mail.
  • Verified invoices and requisitioned orders for goods and services.
  • Properly handled and prepared outgoing diagnostic samples for private laboratories.
Candidate Info
5
months in
workforce
5
months
at this job
AS
Veterinary Technology
2

Veterinary Assistant

Gave medications, collected blood, fecal, and urine samples for testing, saw to all patients needs, and maintained kennels.

  • Worked with Idexx laboratory equipment to perform all laboratory tests including CBCs, chemistry panels, urinalysis, thyroid, and heartworm testing.
  • Assisted in preparation, surgery, and recover of patients.
  • Lead a team of 4 part-time veterinary assistants. Gave daily duties and helped keep flow of the clinic.
  • Worked with clients, scheduled appointments, processed payments, explained pre/post surgery care.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Animal Science And Industry
3

Veterinary Assistant

Assisted veterinarians and technicians with routine exams and laboratory procedures

  • Provided animal care such as feed, water, walk, transport, restrain and groom animals
  • Maintained patient records by accurately recording treatments and test results on patient charts and other medical records
  • Administered medication as directed
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BS
Biology
Spanish Mediterranean
4

Veterinary Assistant

Assisted Veterinarians with procedures by utilizing safe restraining techniques, following standard protocols, and maintaining clean, sterile and organized treatment areas, exam rooms and labs.

  • Conducted laboratory specimen tests
  • Ensured clients and pets were comfortable in the hospital, and monitored hospitalized or surgical pets as allowed
  • Ensured compliance with all Infectious Disease protocols
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BS
Animal Science, Business Management
5

Veterinary Assistant

Successfully cross trained as both a Veterinary Assistant and Client Care Specialist

  • Developed and perfected methodology to collect and record an accurate medical history
  • Proficient in monitoring and aiding surgical care for sterile procedures
  • Applied strong communication and customer service skills
  • Provided administrative assistance
  • Trained 6 new employees
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Animal Science
6

Veterinary Assistant and Office Receptionist

Responsible for documenting all pet treatment plans in Avimark database

  • Prepared all veterinary samples and ensured they were properly packaged for laboratory services. Logged in all deliveries.
  • Performed daily responsibilities such as filling necessary prescriptions, executing Parvo tests and heart worm treatments. Setting up fecal tests, administering vaccinations, and restraining animals for examination.
  • Responsible for distributing medication aligned with treatment plans
  • Checked customers in and out and managed payments, treatment plans, and appointments
  • Managed day to day operations and staff of four in the absence of the Office Manager. Opening and closing of office.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
7

Veterinary Assistant

Performed clinical procedures including client service, prescription refills, triage, and patient care.

  • Maintained wildlife rehabilitation under state supervised zoological guidelines.
  • Managed client records and payment plans.
  • Created client relations programs.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Zoology
BA
Visual Communication
MA
Communication
8

Equine Veterinary Assistant

Provided pre-op, post-op, nutritional, and general daily care of equine patients at a 24 hr surgical facility

  • Assisted veterinarians in sterile, surgical environment and disinfected surgical areas following procedures
  • Placed intravenous catheters and administered intramuscular, intravenous, and oral medications
  • Completed hematology, chemistry, blood gas, fibrinogen, PCV/TP, and fecal tests in house regularly
  • Maintained the lab by following daily quality assurance procedures, calibration tests, and restocking
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
9

Veterinary Assistant

Assisted veterinarians by restraining animals during physical examinations and treatments

  • Recorded patient history during exams prior to the doctor's examination
  • Cleaned soiled cages, restocked treatment and lab areas with supplies, and daily cleaning of entire hospital
  • Assist in the taking of x-rays
  • Performed fecal float examinations
  • Fill prescriptions; demonstrated proper administration of oral and topical medications
  • Receptionist's duties including answering client calls, scheduling appointments, filing and preparing charts
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
Liberal Studies
Communication
Communications
10

Veterinary Assistant

Greeted clients, asked a series of questions concerning the patient and provided information on the importance of monthly heartworm medication, including the heartworm medications we offered for sale at the facility.

  • Restrained animals of all types for examinations, vaccinations, blood draws, catheterization, intubation, anesthetic induction and x-rays.
  • Assisted in surgeries by monitoring, measuring and recording anesthesia and the vitals of the patient undergoing surgery.
  • Filled all medical prescriptions for patients.
  • Completed the setup for the analysis of blood work, urine, fecal and ear swabs.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
8
months
at this job
HS
Culinary Arts
AS
Associate of Science

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