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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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Veterinary Assistant

  • Maintained clean, sterile, and organized treatment areas, exam rooms, and labs
  • Performed safe restraint techniques, venipuncture, anesthesia monitoring, and hospitalized patient care
  • Obtained relevant information and history from clients; maintained proper and complete medical charts
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BS
Animal Sciences
22

Veterinary Assistant

Open hospital entailing; prepare for the days surgery, venipuncture, run in-house lab work, drug and fluid calculations, draw up medications needed for the days surgery as well as log controlled drugs

  • Anesthesia Technician; monitor anesthesia, intubate, extubate and help recover pets from anesthesia, perform dental cleanings, wrap surgical packs and gowns, running the autoclave
  • In-house lab work such as chemistry profiles, urinalysis, PCV, BG, S.G, BUN
  • Take radiographs and helping interpreting them
  • Exam room technician; restrain both cats and dogs, write up the medical SOAP notes and medical screens, vaccinate patients, check pets in and out of their appointments and schedule appointments and answer phones
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Veterinary Science
23

Veterinary Assistant, Inventory Manager

Created and maintained positive environment with attentive service to clients and patients.

  • Set-up and maintain all appointments with Veterinarians while handling high incoming call
  • Managed inventory, merchandising programs, vendor relationships, special orders and deliveries.
  • Extensive experience with DVM/client/patient software platform utilized by office staff.
  • Medicate, board, treat patients; maintain sanitary and sterile (when required) conditions throughout hospital and assisted in exam room and surgical procedures.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AS
Science
24

Veterinary Assistant Extern

Interacted with the clients using daily room check- in procedures assuring proper back ground history along with conflict resolution of patient per Doctor procedure.

  • Administered injections for vaccinations.
  • Responsible for alphabetical filing & answered multi-line phones.
  • Filled client's proper prescription & discussed estimates with clients.
  • Assisted in X-rays of patient & developing X-ray.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
AS
Veterinary Technology
25

Veterinary Assistant

Assist veterinarians in diagnosis, laboratory analysis, anesthesia, and surgical procedures

  • Properly restrain and handle a wide variety of pets for veterinarians and technicians
  • Aid in taking x-rays; collect blood, urine, and tissue samples; perform lab tests and monitor animals during surgery
  • Monitor, record, and report physical signs of hospitalized/boarded pets
  • Provide compassionate and humane care of pets in the hospital ward and boarding facility; properly medicating, feeding, exercising, and bathing on-site patients
  • Coordinate office visits and exams; collecting history on patients and maintaining their records
  • Educate and answer pet owners' questions about illnesses, medications, and general care
  • Coordinate and support the maintenance of hospital equipment, and proper sanitization of surgery equipment and suites
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
BS
Biology
BS
Marine Biology
26

Veterinary Assistant

Multiple years working in a high volume hospital setting

  • Trained team members in veterinary nursing skills
  • Experienced in administering injections, venipuncture, inserting and removing IV catheters, and administering fluids and medications in cats, dogs, and exotics.
  • Prepared for and assisted in surgery; monitored patient vitals
  • Filled prescriptions
  • Experience in taking radiographs
  • Maintained and fixed laboratory equipment
  • Collected, prepared, and read: gram stains, fungal cultures, blood smears, blood cell count, WBC differentials, internal organ screens, electrolyte panels, thyroid function, urinalysis, ear and skin cytology, fecal analysis, IDEXX snap tests, inoculating agar plates, and gross examination of patient samples
  • Maintained established procedures concerning security of controlled substances and disposal of unused and expired drugs
  • Helped evaluate and improve upon existing clinical procedures with hospital management
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
AS
Nursing
BS
Microbiology
27

Veterinary Assistant

Communicate important instructions pertaining to the proper animal care and treatment put in place by the Veterinarian.

  • Restrain animals for exams.
  • Prepare vacinations for the Veterinarian.
  • Answer phones, schedule appointment for well care and surgeries.
  • Relay information on patient to owner and answer any corresponding questions to put owner at ease.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
28

Veterinary Assistant

Executed daily operations of assisting doctors with animal care.

  • Prepared blood work and ran lab machines.
  • Held or restrained animals during veterinary procedures.
  • Cleaned wounds and physically prepared animals for procedures.
  • Assisted in surgery and filled medication prescriptions as directed.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
29

Veterinary Assistant/technician

Answered incoming calls when needed, greeted clients and placed them in the appropriate room.

  • Some clerical duties included photocopying, faxing, scanning, filing
  • Restrained animals in the exam room and in surgery.
  • Pulled blood and ran in house tests as well as prepared it to send out to the lab.
  • Prepared and refilled prescriptions in the clinic Pharmacy.
  • Scheduled and confirmed appointments
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
30

Veterinary Assistant

Administered shots and took blood samples.

  • Collected semen samples from goat and sheep.
  • Helped in Artificial Insemination surgeries and collection of follicles.
  • Traveled to ranches to assist on A.I surgeries on white tail deer.
  • Answered the phone and schedule appointments.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Agriculture

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